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India House - Cottage in Whareama

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview


Details
Property
cottage
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
2 - 3 nights

About the property

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathrooms, (Sleeps 6)

India House is a rustic, charming 3 bedroom stand-alone cottage, located in the grounds of the Ica Homestead at Whareama, close to the beach resort of Riversdale. Situated at the end of a ?no exit? road, simply enjoy the peace and quiet of an early settler cottage, steeped in history, in the beautiful countryside setting of Ica Station.

Originallybuilt in 1866, today ?India House? offers our visitors comfortable, clean, rustic accommodation and a location with interesting early NZ rural character. The cottage is quaint and still enjoys many of its original features. It has 3 small bedrooms (a queen and two twin rooms), a living room, small dining kitchen and inside bathroom with flushing toilet. With uninterrupted views over a small lake and beautiful countryside, here you can relax, read a book, have a glass of wine and listen to the birds in the peaceful and extremely private setting of this cottage. All our guests have use of a swimming pool and spa pool at the main Homestead during their stay!

With Riversdale and Otahome Beaches only 15 mins drive away and Castlepoint Beach 35 mins in the opposite direction, this bach is an ideal base for surfers, fishermen, golfers, couples or groups of friends to explore the East Coast of the Wairarapa!.

There's plenty to see and do in the area. Nearby Riversdale and Castlepoint offer superb Golf Courses, a local store for food and basic groceries, Tennis Courts, Swimming, Fishing, Surfing, Walking, Diving and Boating. Or Otahome, where you often have the beach to yourselves. Whareama has a Boat Ramp and small Church. Close by is the village of Tinui that has a Café and Bar, Craft Shop, Antique shop and Living Historic Village as well as the oldest ANZAC Memorial Cross you can walk up to (Nov - Apr annually).

Locally you can charter a fishing boat, go canoeing on the lake or make use of the Whareama Boat Launch, which is only 5 minutes drive away.

Special conditions:

Smoking allowed outside only please.

Well behaved dog considered (not always possible) - strictly by arrangement only, please say when booking!.

No bottles, glass or pets allowed in the swimming pool/spa pool area.

Cleaning charge refunded after check-out.

Please note - there is only limited cellphone and wifi coverage at the cottage.

Extras: Cleaning (Optional, NZ$35.00 per stay); Linen (included); Spa Pool Use (shared) (included);

More Details

Property Manager
Bookabach
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Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within 2 days
Calendar last updated:
January 24, 2017

What makes this cottage unique

Beautiful outlook - set in private estate grounds (accommodates up to 6 persons)!

Reviews

Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(19 traveler reviews)

India House - Cottage in Whareama
average rating of 4.4736843 based on 19 reviews
5

What a beautiful location.

  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful location. We throughly enjoyed our stay. Great cottage!

  • Submitted: Jan 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: Bookabach
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Gorgeous location in an idyllic setting.

  • 4 of 5

Gorgeous location in an idyllic setting. Enjoyed watching the birds, countryside vistas, the log fire, spa and pool.

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
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Such a beautiful property to stay on for some real R&R .

  • 4 of 5

Such a beautiful property to stay on for some real R&R . . . we had a family Christmas and it was perfect.

  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
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Amazing spot.

  • 4 of 5

Amazing spot. Peaceful and calm. Would recommend if you want a relaxing break away. Easy to get to Riversdale. Beautiful scenery.

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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Amazing spot.

  • 4 of 5

Amazing spot. Peaceful and calm. Would recommend if you want a relaxing break away. Easy to get to Riversdale. Beautiful scenery.

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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5

Quiet and peaceful location and a very cute cottage.

  • 5 of 5

Quiet and peaceful location and a very cute cottage. Loved the gardens, the old homestead and the history of the place. Great spa - would love to come back in the summer when the pool is in action :)

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Amenities

Wellington Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
General:
  • Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen Room - 1 queen
    Twin Room - 1 child bed , 1 child bed
    Twin Room - 1 child bed , 1 child bed
Entertainment:
  • Television
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis

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