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View up to the house from the extensive cottage garden. Large sunny guest room with great views & private access onto deck.
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Artistic Tranquil Retreat, AKAROA
Artistic Tranquil Retreat, AKAROA
4 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 shared bath
4 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 shared bath

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A unique "BED & BREAKFAST" experience in an eclectic artists home.
Situated in peaceful Takamatua Valley, 3 minutes from Akaroa, 90 minutes from Christchurch.
"A dreamy romantic home, artistically decorated with heart & soul."
Relax in nature, Bliss...
Highly recommend staying longer than one night!

Amenities
Family/kid friendly
Free parking on premises
Wireless Internet
Breakfast
Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed, 1 sofa bed
House Rules
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for infants (Under 2 years)
Check-in time is 3PM - 7PM
Check out by 11AM
Cancellations

175 Reviews

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Lynette User Profile
January 2018
A very special getaway. Thoughtful, artistic touches. Delicious beautifully presented breakfast. Thank you Di for a lovely stay.

Ross User Profile
January 2018
Akaroa is a lovely little French-influence town. Di's place is lovely and peaceful, with a great view. Breakfast was more than enough.

Hayley User Profile
January 2018
My partner and I stayed for one night in Di’s home to celebrate our 1 year anniversary. It was the perfect, tranquil retreat. Di is a warm, friendly host offering helpful suggestions whilst also respecting privacy. Her home is stunning and quirky, and Di’s bakes treats and breakf…

Joanne User Profile
January 2018
Thoroughly enjoyed our time with Di. Such a lovely and thoughtful host.
Di User Profile
Response from Di:
It was absolutely my pleasure Joanne. You will always be welcome in my home. Namaste...
January 2018

Katy User Profile
January 2018
We had some bad luck before we even got to Di's place. Staying in touch with her during it all she showed us care, understanding and so much kindness to us through our dilemma. Once we eventually got there, she greeted us with smiles and hugs and warmness while showing us aroun…
Di User Profile
Response from Di:
Oh Katy... Bless you :-) Thank you so very very much for your beautiful review, hugely appreciated & I feel most humbled. It was truely my pleasure & delight to help you both. Namaste... Di
January 2018

Stéphanie User Profile
January 2018
We loved our stay at Di’s place and would definitely recommend it. Di is warm and welcoming. Her place is stunning with wonderful garden/flowers and outdoor sitting area. The bedroom was nicely decorated, cosy and comfortable. Nice breakfast and local tips.

Lydiane User Profile
January 2018
Perfect place, clean, lovely, quiet and peaceful. I strongly recommend it!

Canterbury, New ZealandJoined in September 2013
Di User Profile
I am a mixed media artist and have lived in and near Akaroa for over 30 years. Having lived in the peaceful & beautiful Takamatua Valley for over 17 years when I was very fortunate to purchase a unique home for my daughter and I. It is only 3minutes from Akaroa and set in a rural…
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