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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.
May 17 – 24
$134 per night
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Cottage in Queenstown
Lakeside Maisonette - absolute lakefront
Lakeside Maisonette is an idyllic holiday home with a spectacular lakefront location - you can hear the waves lapping on the lakeshore. Secluded amongst native bush, the house has magnificent views of Lake Wakatipu, the Remarkables, Cecil Peak, and Walter Peak. The property borders a Department of Conservation reserve with a lakeside walking track, and is only a few minutes walk from the lake. Although it is only 6 km from Queenstown, the setting is beautiful and peaceful, and very private.
Aug 14 – 21
$216 per night
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Cottage in Queenstown
Crown Range Historic Stables
Beautiful romantic Stone Stables for two in a rural location with fantastic views. This is a stand alone building and the only one of its type on the property. Very warm and cosy with everything you need. Just 7kms from the historic village of Arrowtown and 20 minutes from downtown Queenstown and Lake Wakatipu. Central to 3 ski fields - Cardrona, Coronet Peak and The Remarkables. Get away from the crowds and experience a unique accommodation still close enough to everything you need.
Oct 11 – 18
$196 per night

Popular amenities for Central Otago cottage rentals

Cottage rentals with a hot tub

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Cottage in Twizel
Beautiful Country Retreat & Hot Tub
Sep 17 – 24
$273 per night
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Cottage in Southland
Brookhaven cottage with Luxury Outdoor Tub
Dec 10 – 17
$97 per night
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Cottage in Twizel
Arches Cottage. Free Hot tub No service fee.
Jun 3 – 10
$133 per night
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Cottage in Dunedin
Harbourside Studio Apartment 'seven'
Oct 28 – Nov 4
$58 per night
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Cottage in Lake Tekapo
Dunrobin Cottage - Lake View Central Hideaway
Aug 5 – 12
$129 per night
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Cottage in Fairlie
Rollesby
Nov 23 – 30
$121 per night
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Cottage in Lake Tekapo
Stargazer’s Luxury Retreat
Feb 13 – 20
$275 per night
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Cottage in Queenstown
Modern cosy 2 bedroom cottage
Oct 14 – 21
$279 per night
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Cottage in Hawea Flat
Organic Oasis.
Dec 19 – 26
$100 per night
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Cottage in Queenstown
The Cottages on Lake Hayes - Luna
Aug 7 – 14
$530 per night
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Cottage in Queenstown
Alpine Cottage | Hot Tub | Swimming Pool
Oct 25 – Nov 1
$300 per night
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Cottage in Twizel
Night Sky Cottages - EXCLUSIVE USE
Sep 11 – 18
$528 per night

Pet-friendly cottage rentals

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Cottage in Ashwick Flat
Timms Cottage
Feb 20 – 27
$68 per night
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Cottage in Arrow Junction
Creagh Cottage, mountain getaway
Oct 22 – 29
$208 per night
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Cottage in Waikaia
Woodchoppers Inn Cottage - quiet rural getaway!
Feb 9 – 16
$57 per night
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Cottage in Fairlie
Star-Gazing from your Pillow!
Jul 5 – 12
$132 per night
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Cottage in Wanaka
Wanaka's most Stylish, tranquil and private one be
Oct 24 – 31
$157 per night
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Cottage in Kakanui
Uninterrupted ocean views - private beach access
Jun 12 – 19
$112 per night
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Cottage in Gore
Mt Talbot Cottage
May 15 – 22
$78 per night
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Cottage in Mosgiel
Family Cottage at Longbourne Lodge (sleeps 7)
Jul 21 – 28
$137 per night
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Cottage in Glenorchy
Valley View Cottage in the Country
Aug 17 – 24
$182 per night
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Cottage in Island Block
Stableburn Cottage: Unique off-grid family bach
Jan 3 – 10
$97 per night
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Cottage in Queensberry
Queensberry cottage
Nov 20 – 27
$100 per night
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Cottage in Ohau
Snowshoe Cottage
Nov 1 – 8
$112 per night

Private cottage rentals

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Cottage in Bannockburn
Calvert Vineyard cottage
Apr 12 – 19
$106 per night
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Cottage in Lake Pukaki, Ben Ohau
Cosy Cottage Overlooking Lake Pukaki
Jun 22 – 29
$200 per night
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Cottage in Alexandra
Brae Cottage with beautiful views
May 22 – 29
$105 per night
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Cottage in Wanaka
The Cottage Studio in central wanaka
Mar 13 – 20
$121 per night
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Cottage in Queenstown
Karmalure lakefront cottage
Nov 5 – 12
$181 per night
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Cottage in Bannockburn
Orchard House: An Oasis in the Heart of the Desert
Jul 8 – 15
$123 per night
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Cottage in Cromwell
Saffron Cottage
May 23 – 30
$84 per night
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Cottage in Lake Hayes
Birdsong Cottage
Jun 6 – 13
$136 per night
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Cottage in Glenorchy
C Wise Cottage - Glenorchy
Sep 13 – 20
$93 per night
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Cottage in Lake Hawea
Blue Sky Cabin
May 11 – 18
$58 per night
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Cottage in Bannockburn
Kawarau Cottage. Riverfront, Felton Rd Bannockburn
Dec 1 – 8
$112 per night
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Cottage in Kingston
Cottage on Wesney Terrace
May 13 – 20
$91 per night

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