Cottage vacation rentals in Central Otago District

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Cottage in Gibbston
Heart of Gold in Gibbston Valley
Original Historic Goldminers Stone Cottage located on the Gibbston River, bike and walking trail with easy access to local wineries. Featured in the latest edition of the NZ Lonely Planet guide - This award winning beautifully restored original Goldminers cottage dates back to 1874. Set in the heart of Gibbston Valley with 360 degree views of the Nevis Bluff, Mt Rosa and Waitiri station the cottage provides a peaceful and relaxing base to explore the surrounding area. The cottage interior is an open plan studio layout with a cosy sitting area at one end with a partly screened bedrrom area at the other end, with an adjacent separate bathroom. The bathroom is spacious with separate shower and bath. The bedroom area features a queen bed and you walk through to the lounge, dining and kitchenette area. The kitchen features a stove top and microwave combo oven. Fridge, kettle and toaster. The cottage is great for 2 guests, but can sleep 2 additional guests on the sofa bed in the sitting area, as this converts to a double bed and full linen is supplied. Cuddle up in front of the warm cosy fire, relax and unwind. Walking distance to 3 local wineries and walking trails to Nevis Bluff, Mt Rosa and Coal Pit Road. Situated directly on the new Gibbston River Trail you can bike to the Gibbston Tavern, Peregrine Winery, Gibbston Valley winery and AJ Hacket Bungy bridge. Then continue directly onto the Queenstown Trails to Arrowtown and Queenstown from the door. Easy access to the Gibbston Valley station new Rabbit Ridge bike trails recently opened. Gibbston is 10 minutes drive to Arrowtown and 20 minutes to Queenstown Airport. Cromwell and Bannockburn are 20mins drive. Wanaka is 40mins either via the Crown Range or by going through Cromwell. The cottage is easy access to all activities in and around Queenstown and very handy to the many ski fields in both Queenstown and Wanaka in the winter. Set in its own garden on our 6 acre property where we built a Strawbale house you are welcome to visit the horses, collect eggs from our chickens and pat our sheep. Help yourself to our seasonal produce from the garden. Bikes are available for use to explore the trails Firewood is supplied Outdoor furniture and a BBQ are provided for outdoor living *Linen supplied and included with rental. *Visitors to clean-up and leave the property as found.
Apr 7 – 14
$132 per night
4.91 out of 5 average rating, 188 reviews
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Cottage in Bannockburn
Orchard House: An Oasis in the Heart of the Desert
The Orchard House is a modern, two bedroom cottage nestled in a private garden orchard with mature cherry, plum, peach, nectarine, apple and almond trees. Spectacular blossoms abound in spring, an abundance of fruit in summer, turning gold in autumn in homage to the 19th century mining past of this enchanting Central Otago enclave. Located in Bannockburn, a rich wine growing region with some of NZ's premier vineyards. 45 minutes to Queenstown or Wanaka and on the doorstep of historic Cromwell.
May 11 – 18
$121 per night
4.97 out of 5 average rating, 141 reviews
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Cottage in Cromwell
Saffron Cottage
Recently built 2 bed 2 bathroom cottage is situated close to Cromwell Heritage Precinct, fully furnished well equipped kitchen, heat pump/cooling and laundry. Living area LCD TV, wifi and internet access. Master bedroom with Queen bed and ensuite.Second bedroom with single bed and bunks (suitable for children /small adults). Main bathroom. The cottage is secluded from the street with secure parking. Rate is inclusive of linen and cleaning. Complimentary tea and coffee provided.
Oct 26 – Nov 2
$87 per night
4.98 out of 5 average rating, 128 reviews

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Cottage rentals with a hot tub

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Cottage in Hawea Flat
Organic Oasis.
Dec 19 – 26
$98 per night
4.86 out of 5 average rating, 96 reviews
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Cottage in Queenstown
The Cottages on Lake Hayes - Luna
Aug 19 – 26
$522 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 14 reviews
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Cottage in Arrow Junction
Stone Cottage
Apr 17 – 24
$364 per night
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Cottage in Clyde
Historic Clyde cottage, restored & welcoming
Nov 4 – 11
$219 per night
4.93 out of 5 average rating, 15 reviews
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Cottage in Cromwell
Modern 1 bedroom house
May 16 – 23
$74 per night
4.91 out of 5 average rating, 11 reviews
Cottage in Cardrona
Cozy 3 Bedroom Cottage with Pool
Dec 20 – 27
$290 per night
4.75 out of 5 average rating, 28 reviews
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Cottage in Wanaka
Wanaka Barn Cottage with all you need to relax...
Mar 13 – 20
$439 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 5 reviews
Cottage in Wanaka
PRIVATE RETRO COTTAGE WITH STUNNING MOUNTAIN VIEWS
Feb 23 – Mar 2
$317 per night
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Cottage in Queenstown
The Cottages at Lake Hayes - Hope
May 26 – Jun 2
$467 per night
4.88 out of 5 average rating, 17 reviews
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Cottage in Queenstown
The Cottages on Lake Hayes - Moke
Apr 18 – 25
$543 per night
4.67 out of 5 average rating, 3 reviews
Cottage in Wanaka
Wanaka Schist Cottage with all you need to relax..
Aug 19 – 26
$363 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 4 reviews

Pet-friendly cottage rentals

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Cottage in Arrow Junction
Creagh Cottage, mountain getaway
May 3 – 10
$194 per night
4.87 out of 5 average rating, 111 reviews
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Cottage in Wanaka
Wanaka's most Stylish, tranquil and private one be
May 7 – 14
$154 per night
4.9 out of 5 average rating, 256 reviews
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Cottage in Queensberry
Queensberry cottage
Jun 10 – 17
$99 per night
4.88 out of 5 average rating, 86 reviews
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Cottage in Moa Creek
Bonspiel Cottage
Dec 24 – 31
$82 per night
4.7 out of 5 average rating, 44 reviews
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Cottage in Island Block
Stableburn Cottage: Unique off-grid family bach
May 29 – Jun 5
$89 per night
4.94 out of 5 average rating, 48 reviews
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Cottage in Alexandra
Leaning Rock Vineyard Cottage
Jun 21 – 28
$110 per night
4.85 out of 5 average rating, 20 reviews
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Cottage in Naseby
Naseby - back to basics
Feb 9 – 16
$80 per night
4.82 out of 5 average rating, 39 reviews
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Cottage in Middlemarch
Taieri Bank Cottage - Middlemarch / Hyde
Jan 26 – Feb 2
$124 per night
4.97 out of 5 average rating, 75 reviews
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Cottage in Otago
Rough Ridge Cottage ~ your haven in Central Otago
Feb 7 – 14
$129 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 27 reviews
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Cottage in Roxburgh East
Caithness Country Cottage & Lake
Nov 10 – 17
$78 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 9 reviews
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Cottage in Mount Stoker
Huntleigh Cottage
Oct 16 – 23
$134 per night
4.94 out of 5 average rating, 17 reviews
Cottage in Clyde
Clyde Thyme - A quintessential holiday house
May 22 – 29
$72 per night
4.82 out of 5 average rating, 101 reviews

Private cottage rentals

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Cottage in Cromwell
Dunstan View Cottage
Oct 26 – Nov 2
$90 per night
4.94 out of 5 average rating, 155 reviews
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Cottage in Bannockburn
Kawarau Cottage. Riverfront, Felton Rd Bannockburn
Nov 13 – 20
$110 per night
4.98 out of 5 average rating, 210 reviews
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Cottage in Queenstown
Crown Range Historic Stables
Oct 4 – 11
$193 per night
4.92 out of 5 average rating, 126 reviews
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Cottage in Naseby
Leven St Cottage
Oct 9 – 16
$107 per night
4.97 out of 5 average rating, 143 reviews
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Cottage in Lake Hayes
Birdsong Cottage
May 4 – 11
$134 per night
4.88 out of 5 average rating, 109 reviews
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Cottage in Arrowtown
Fox's Retreat, Arrowtown
May 13 – 20
$238 per night
4.99 out of 5 average rating, 161 reviews
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Cottage in Alexandra
'The Crib' on Legacy Vineyard
Jun 9 – 16
$64 per night
4.9 out of 5 average rating, 156 reviews
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Cottage in Wanaka
The Tiny Temple Retreat. A 10min. Walk To Wānaka
Apr 12 – 19
$100 per night
4.95 out of 5 average rating, 102 reviews
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Cottage in Wanaka
The Cottage Studio in central wanaka
Mar 22 – 29
$127 per night
4.92 out of 5 average rating, 335 reviews
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Cottage in Wanaka
Cosy Cottage in stunning Wanaka close to Town
May 16 – 23
$124 per night
4.88 out of 5 average rating, 179 reviews
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Cottage in Lake Hawea
Blue Sky Cabin
May 24 – 31
$57 per night
4.86 out of 5 average rating, 721 reviews
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Cottage in Gibbston
Gibbston Valley Cottage
Jun 9 – 16
$110 per night
4.94 out of 5 average rating, 67 reviews

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