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Cifftop Orchard Boutique Self Contained Country House & Garden

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Last updated: 07/15/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Motueka house description

A boutique private, beautifully furnished, self contained cliff top country house on a working apple orchard. Stunning uninterrupted views across Tasman Bay. Relax in peaceful surroundings. Only 40 minutes drive from Nelson city and 30 minutes from the Abel Tasman National Park. Guests invited to help themselves to fresh produce from the well maintained vegetable garden and orchard. Animal lovers will enjoy hand feeding the Highland cattle close to the house. The fabulous secluded garden includes abundant birdlife. Friendly owners live a short walk away and are happy to help with information and local knowledge.

Generous breakfast provisions provided, including home-made condiments & baking. Two bedrooms: one king bed and one super king (converts to two singles) – each bedroom with its own adjacent bathroom. Downstairs bathroom includes a bath as well as separate shower. Comprehensively and thoughtfully equipped kitchen and adjacent dining area. Bright, airy lounge with home theatre sound system. Selection of CDs, DVDs and books. The house includes three balconies, each with stunning views. The upstairs “breakfast room” is well stocked with tea/coffee making facilities, cutlery, crockery, fridge, toaster etc for the independence of upstairs guests. Extra linen available for guests to help themselves. Rooms serviced after each three days stay (stays under a week) or weekly (stays over a week).

Keywords: Near Nelson & Abel Tasman National Park, beautifully furnished, comprehensively equipped, free fruit & produce from the garden, stunning views, friendly hosts nearby, cute Highland cattle.

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


          • Nude Beach
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Not Suitable For Children
          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Refrigerator
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Kitchen
          • Dishwasher
          • Microwave


          • Washing Machine
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Gas Fireplace
          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
          • Parking Off Street
          • Linens Provided

          Other Amenities

              • Help yourselves to fruit and produce (in season) from the vegetable garden and orchard, hand feed the adorable Highland cattle, enjoy the native birdlife in the beautiful garden, friendly hosts live nearby and happy to help with information and trip planning in NZ...moreless


              • CD Player
              • Video Library
              • Stereo
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Music Library
              • DVD Player


              • Telephone
              • Wireless Internet

              Outdoor Features

              • Balcony
              • Outdoor Grill
              • Deck / Patio

              Location & View

              • Water View
              • Mountain View
              • Ocean View
              • Beach View


              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Sailing
              • Cycling
              • Swimming
              • Water Skiing
              • Jet Skiing
              • Golf
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Tennis
              • Fishing
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Hunting
              • Hiking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Fitness Center
              • Miniature Golf
              • Sight Seeing
              • Boating
              • Shopping
              • Cinemas
              • Live Theater
              • Restaurants
              • Museums
              • Kayaking
              • Parasailing


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              2 night min stay
              NZD1,500 NZD4,900
              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

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              • Taxes Not included


              Quoted rates are for two guests. Nightly rate for extra guests: $50 each guest up to a week or $25 each guest for a week or more.

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              Last updated: 07/15/2014
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              Close to the Abel Tasman National Park, stunning views across Tasman Bay, 26km from the busy Nelson airport, 7 minutes drive from local shops and restaurants in Mapua village


              Owner info

              About the owner: Hosts Mary and Murray Garner. Murray manages the apple orchard, our apple variety Aztec and our small Highland cattle herd. Aztec is a highly coloured sub variety of Fuji which Murray discovered on the orchard. The variety has proved very popular in America and Europe with trees sold in several different countries. Murray has a boat and enjoys fishing and the occasional tandem sky dive. Mary works as a volunteer manager in Nelson and enjoys cooking, home preserving and gardening..

              Why the Owner Chose Motueka:
              This orchard property has been in Mary's family since 1910.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              Quiet and peaceful, stunning views across Tasman Bay, the orchard dam (similar to a small lake) is home to native ducks and other bird life. Kereru House is surrounded by a beautiful garden with native birds including the Kereru (NZ native wood pigeon). Cute Highland cattle love eating apples and oranges from the orchard.

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              Speaks: english

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              Date last modified - Sunday, June 22, 2014

              NZD350 per night (NZD)

              2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 4

              View calendar: Updated 07/15/14
              Minimum stay: 2 nights
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              Motueka #387900

              2 BR  2 BA  Sleeps 4

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