Kanuka Retreat


Entire cottage hosted by Peter

2 guests, 1 bedroom, 0 beds, 1 bath
Entire home
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Kanuka Cottage is a rustic, tastefully decorated cottage set in a kanuka wood. It provides absolute privacy and has all the amentities for a quiet 'away from it' retreat. Basic kitchenette , luxury bathroom and wonderful decks with peaceful sounds of the stream and abundant birdlife.
The cottage has a king bed with quality linen and a blissful latex mattress. Cosy warm with a backup portable heater.
Located at Grehan Valley Farm a fews minutes drive from central Akaroa a 10 minute walk.

The space
The space is well formed with a sleeping alcove, ensuite bathroom set down four steps from the bedroom, outside shower, a separate kitchette with a small living space and outside sunny decks. The interior is rustic with lots of character, rough sawn interior timber walls, and an original bath. The exterior has rusty corrugated iron exterior cladding, set in a magic nature filled environment.

What this place offers

Free parking on premises
Patio or balcony
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm

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4.91 out of 5 stars from 80 reviews


Where you’ll be

Akaroa, Canterbury, New Zealand

The cottage provides an escape where the focus is on the natural surrounds set amongst the trees with the sound of the stream in the valley below and the birds in the tree canopy. No distractions of television, radio or wifi.

Hosted by Peter

Joined in January 2014
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My partner Paula and I bought this house late 2018 as a refuge from Wellington and our strong desire to live on the South Island living alongside nature.

Peter is a Superhost

Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: After 2:00 PM
Self check-in with lockbox
Not suitable for children (2-12 years)
No pets
No parties or events

Health & safety

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Carbon monoxide alarm not reported Show more
Smoke alarm

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