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Private & Tranquil - 200% Charming, in Christchurch New Zealand

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Restful, Peaceful Bedroom


Last updated: 08/20/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Christchurch cottage description

Located in Christchurch City, Valley View Cottage offers peaceful, relaxing accommodation.
A cosy little house with all the comforts of home - stylish decor and completely self-contained, it's a piece of paradise away from the chaos of life...

Set in its own private garden, it's a secluded and peaceful getaway. The cottage is tucked away on the lower slopes of the Port Hills in the St.Martins Valley, with views to the City and Valley. Valley View's 10 minutes from the city centre, shops and restaurants - close enough to town to be convenient but far enough away to be relaxing. There's a supermarket and cafe nearby, and the cottage has allocated, off-street parking. The sunny front verandah leads to a BBQ courtyard with BBQ and outdoor furniture.

Valley View is cosy, warm and welcoming - exclusively yours for the duration of your stay.

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Cottage
  • 800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
          • Children Welcome
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, Beds for 3

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single, 1 baby crib


          • One Main Bedroom with Queen Bed Comfortable Single Foldup Bed for use in Lounge area [3rd person] Portacot/Highchair & Bedding available for Infants...moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower


          • New Ensuite Bathroom with Vanity, Shower and Toilet. Hairdryer/ShowerGel/Shampoo/Bathroom supplies provided Baby Bath available...moreless

          Other Amenities

              • We have not included a reference to filtered or bottled water, as Christchurch has the best, sweetest water in New Zealand and you drink it right from the tap! Smoke-Free Accommodation...moreless


              • DVD Player
              • Books
              • Books For Adults
              • Books For Kids
              • Toys
              • Television
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Radio
              • Stereo
              • CD Player


              • Romantic
              • Away From It All


              • Autumn Foliage
              • Bay/Sound
              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Forests
              • Library
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Live Theater
              • Winery Tours
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants

              Leisure Activities

              • Outlet Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Whale Watching
              • Scenic Drives
              • Gambling Casinos
              • Beachcombing
              • Eco Tourism
              • Walking

              local services and businesses

              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • ATM/Bank
              • Medical Services

              Location Type

              • Near The Ocean
              • Town

              sports and adventure activities

              • Skiing
              • Pier Fishing
              • Whitewater Rafting
              • Snorkeling
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Sailing
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Mountain Biking
              • Paragliding
              • Surfing

              Arrival Day

                  • Flexible

                  catering options

                      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


                      • Dining Area
                      • Child's Highchair
                      • Seating for 4 people

                      forms of payment

                          • Accept Credit Card


                          • Wireless Internet
                          • Iron & Board
                          • Backpack
                          • Thermos Bottle
                          • Parking Off Street
                          • Living Room
                          • Alarm Clock
                          • Hair Dryer
                          • Laundry Soap
                          • Local Maps
                          • Paper Towels
                          • Local Restaurant Guide
                          • Shampoo
                          • Basic Soaps
                          • Toilet Paper
                          • Broadband Access
                          • Internet
                          • Towels Provided
                          • Washing Machine
                          • Clothes Dryer
                          • Parking
                          • Telephone
                          • Air Conditioning
                          • Heating
                          • Linens Provided


                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • 4 Ring Stove
                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Blender
                          • Pantry Items:

                            Pantry essentials, spices, oils, condiments, coffee, tea, sugar and serviettes supplied...moreless

                          • Toaster
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Freezer
                          • Stove
                          • Oven
                          • Microwave


                          • Outdoor Grill:

                            LPG Gas BBQ...moreless

                          • Beach Towels
                          • Small Cooler
                          • Deck / Patio
                          • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                          • Wood Deck
                          • Outdoor Grill Gas
                          • Lawn / Garden:

                            Intimate BBQ Courtyard, tree-studded grounds with native birdsong...moreless

                          • Barbecue


                          Write a review 5
                          from 2 traveler reviews
                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          My Standard Rate
                          2 night min stay

                          Rates are based on 2 guests; add NZD20 per night, per additional guest

                          Additional information about rental rates


                          • Taxes Not included


                          Our cancellation policy is No Charge to credit card provided, unless booking cancelled less than 1 month prior to stay.

                          Bookings cancelled less than 1 month prior attract a charge of 50% of the booking, unless the dates can be rebooked.

                          Cancellations of less than 7 days prior to stay, or No-Shows are charged at 100%

                          Please ensure you have adequate Travel Insurance to cover all eventualities

                          NZD $145.00/night for Two Guests

                          NZD$20.00/night for additional Guest

                          No deposit required, but Credit Card Details [Visa/MasterCard] required to hold and confirm booking

                          Payment in full due 1 week prior to stay

                          Visa/MasterCard payments [3% admin fee applies]

                          Paypal Payments accepted [4% admin fee applies]

                          Cash Payment accepted

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                          Last updated: 08/20/2014
                          Check availability
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                          21 Unavailable
                          22 Today
                          23 Selected dates


                          15 Kilometres
                          Nearest Airport
                          Christchurch International
                          10 Kilometres
                          Nearest Train
                          3 Kilometres
                          Nearest Motorway
                          Brougham St Expressway
                          8 Kilometres
                          Nearest Beach
                          2 Kilometres
                          Nearest Barpub
                          Brickworks Tavern
                          100 Kilometres
                          Nearest Ski
                          Mt Hutt Skifield
                          5 Kilometres
                          Nearest Golf
                          Hagley Golf Club
                          5 Kilometres
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          Central City

                          Car: Recommended

                          Christchurch is the largest city in the South Island - use it as a base to explore the province of Canterbury.

                          Kaikoura to the north has one of the world's renowned Whale Watching sites; North Canterbury boasts the world's best Gold Medal Sauvignon Blanc wine and many wineries; visit Akaroa, a charming seaside town and the first French Settlement in New Zealand - here you can swim with the Hectors Dolphins, and lunch at a seaside cafe. Travel to Hanmer Springs and experience the Thermal Pools; take a trip on the Tranz-Alpine train through the Southern Alps to the West Coast - voted one of the world's 10 Best Train Journeys.


                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2003

                          Why the Owner Chose Christchurch:
                          This lovely cottage is once again available for guests to enjoy, having had a makeover and repairs to minor damage sustained in the 2010 Earthquakes in Christchurch. Until six years ago, we lived beside it but retained ownership of this enchanting little property when we sold our family home and moved to another part of the city.

                          The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                          The St.Martins Valley is a wonderful spot to live and the best thing is, although it's only 10 minutes away from the city, the surroundings are semi-rural, very peaceful and private. You'll hear much birdsong in the trees surrounding the house, a great place to relax and unwind.

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                          • Restful, Peaceful Bedroom

                            Restful, Peaceful Bedroom

                          • Comfortable Queen Bed

                            Comfortable Queen Bed

                          • Relax on the Verandah

                            Relax on the Verandah

                          • Comfortable Couches

                            Comfortable Couches

                          • Dining for Four

                            Dining for Four

                          • Tucked Away from the World

                            Tucked Away from the World

                          • Sunny & Private

                            Sunny & Private

                          • Peaceful River Walks Nearby

                            Peaceful River Walks Nearby

                          • Tranquil Valley Views from the Bedroom

                            Tranquil Valley Views from the Bedroom

                          • New Ensuite Bathroom

                            New Ensuite Bathroom

                          • Spacious Living Area

                            Spacious Living Area

                          • Modern Decor

                            Modern Decor

                          • Well-Equipped Kitchen
with Pantry

                            Well-Equipped Kitchen with Pantry

                          • Private BBQ Courtyard

                            Private BBQ Courtyard

                          • Close to the City, but a World Away

                            Close to the City, but a World Away

                          NZD145 per night (NZD)

                          1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 3

                          View calendar: Updated 08/20/14
                          Minimum stay: 2 nights
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