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Golden Downs Cottage, Quiet, Peaceful Retreat

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
10
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
2 - 5 nights

Description

Wellington House Rental Photos and Description

Bach or holiday home, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, (Sleeps 10)

Golden Downs Cottage is a rustic, comfortable, cosy one bedroom cottage with two additional sleepout bedrooms and a separate shower room, located midway between the beach resorts of Riversdale and Castlepoint.

Simply enjoy the peace and quiet of an early settler cottage in the beautiful countryside setting of Golden Downs, offering our visitors comfortable, clean accommodation and a location with interesting early NZ rural character. The cottage has great views of Golden Downs and the local beautiful countryside. Relax and read a book , have a glass of wine and listen to the birds in the peaceful and extremely private setting of this cottage.

With Riversdale Beach only 12 mins drive away and Castlepoint Beach 25 mins in the opposite direction, this bach is an ideal base for large families, surfers, fishermen golfers or groups of friends!

There's plenty to see and do in the area. Nearby Riversdale and Castlepoint offer superb Golf Courses, Tennis Courts, Swimming, Fishing, Surfing, Walking, Diving and Boating.

Whareama has a Boat Ramp and small Church. Close by is the village of Tinui that has a Cafe and Pub, Craft Shop and Living Historic Village as well as the oldest ANZAC Memorial Cross you can see from the church.

Locally you can charter a fishing boat, go canoeing or make use of the Whareama Boat Launch which is only 3 minutes drive away. We also run the 'Whareama Coastal Walk' a 2 or 3 day fully catered 'Walking Adventurer' over private farmland and isolated Wairarapa coastline. See the 'Whareama Coastal Walk' website for more details.

Pets strictly by arrangement only - email owner for details.

Special conditions:

Smoking allowed outside only.

Minimum 2 night stay.

All beds have mattress and pillow protectors as well bottom sheet and pillow case.

BYO sleeping bags or duvet and towels.

Refundable Cleaning/Breakages Bond of $75 required with each booking.

(This may be higher for larger group bookings).

Pets STRICTLY by arrangement with the owner.

NOTE: Under Kiwi bach tradition you are expected to: Clean the house and do the dishes before you leave; Bring your own linen (towels/sheets/tea towels);

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only

Property Manager
Bookabach
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Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within 2 days
Calendar last updated:
December 3, 2016

What makes this house unique

Accommodates large family or friends groups. Outdoor pets only considered.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(10 traveler reviews)

Golden Downs Cottage, Quiet, Peaceful Retreat
average rating of 4.8 based on 10 reviews
5

Good thing about this property was the privacy - with no one else around.

  • 5 of 5

Good thing about this property was the privacy - with no one else around. And only a 10 min drive to Riversdale.

  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: Bookabach
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5

a great spot for a rainy weekend away!

  • 5 of 5

a great spot for a rainy weekend away!

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: Bookabach
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5

Fantastic to be in a proper farmhouse on a working farm surrounded by animals.

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic to be in a proper farmhouse on a working farm surrounded by animals. Very peaceful and relaxing setting and it is in a good location to explore the coastal settlements such as Castlepoint and Riversdale.

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2012
  • Stayed: Oct 2012
  • Source: Bookabach
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5

We had a wonderful time at Golden Downs.

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at Golden Downs. The bach was cute, charming, and quirky. We loved the peaceful mornings and would definitely stay again!

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2011
  • Stayed: Jun 2011
  • Source: Bookabach
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5

Golden Downs is quirky and charming.

  • 5 of 5

Golden Downs is quirky and charming. If you like peace and quiet, this is the place for you. We enjoyed our stay very much.

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2011
  • Stayed: Apr 2011
  • Source: Bookabach
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Locally yes Castle point and Riversdale beaches great places to visit, Tinue historically interestin

  • 3 of 5

Locally yes Castle point and Riversdale beaches great places to visit, Tinue historically interesting but boring very dissappointed.

The Bach well, historically interesting but definately not at all our cup a tea. Thanks that we could take our dog with. The kids did love Gregory the goat very friendly.

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2011
  • Stayed: Jan 2011
  • Source: Bookabach
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Rates & Availability

Wellington House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
New Zealand Dollar
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Current Rate
Dec 3 2016 - Dec 22 2016
2 night minimum stay
$86
From
$86
 
Notes: Rate applies for up to 2 people. NZ$20.00/adult and NZ$20.00/child for extra occupants.   
 
Christmas/New Year
Dec 23 2016 - Jan 2 2017
5 night minimum stay
$86
From
$86
 
Notes: Rate applies for up to 2 people. NZ$20.00/adult and NZ$20.00/child for extra occupants.   
 
3 night minimum stay
Jan 3 2017 - Mar 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
$86
From
$86
 
Notes: Rate applies for up to 2 people. NZ$20.00/adult and NZ$20.00/child for extra occupants.   
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Amenities

Wellington House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
General:
  • Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , 1 child bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 child bed , 1 child bed
    Living Area - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Sleepout - 1 child bed , 1 child bed
Entertainment:
  • Television
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Attractions:
  • winery tours
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis

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