Beautiful Vacation Rental with Stone Fireplace near Mt Hutt on South Island

Mount Hutt, South Island (New Zealand) view map
Nature Lodges
3 units
12 guest capacity
2 nights minimum stay

Description of Glamping Units

Guests can take a vacation of a lifetime at this beautiful rental for up to six glampers near Mt. Hutt on South Island, New Zealand. This is a two-story, three-bedroom wood and stone dwelling with a cedar shingle roof overlooking the lake and Rakaia River. The upstairs master bedroom has its own fireplace and balcony. An ensuite adjoins this master bedroom with a spa bath and a separate steam shower.

Also contained on the same level is a large dining room and a commercial kitchen with fireplace that leads into a spacious lounge with another open fireplace and a small sunroom. Doors from the lounge flow onto a large wooden deck with a BBQ area overlooking the lake.

The lower ground floor can be accessed by stairs from the main foyer and has two large bedrooms and a small room with double-size bunk beds suitable for young children. All three downstairs bedrooms are serviced by two toilets and one bathroom with a double-size hand basin and a walk-in shower. There is also a laundry room with a washing machine and a dryer.

A children’s play area has been purpose built at the rear of the rental with firewood storage for guests at the main entry carpark.

This glamping rental can be rented as a whole or separated for either two guests or four. Read More

Accommodation Amenities

  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Bunk beds
  • Coffeemaker
  • Deck/Patio
  • Dining table
  • Dishwasher
  • Electric blankets
  • Electricity
  • Fireplace
  • Fridge
  • Heating
  • King-size bed
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchen equipment
  • Lounge/Living room
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Private bathroom
  • Queen-size bed
  • Running water
  • Shower
  • Sink
  • Toilet
  • Washer/Dryer
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This glamping property has a range of facilities designed to help guests relax and enjoy their stay. This accommodation is set in a stunning location that epitomizes "100% Pure New Zealand" and offers a unique self-contained luxury accommodation overlooking the Rakaia river. At the base of the Southern Alps, this accommodation offers free wireless Wi-Fi and Sky TV.

  • Barbecue
  • Deck or balcony
  • Dining room
  • Lounge
  • Parking
  • Spa
  • Sun room
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  • Events
  • Family-friendly
  • Groups
  • Honeymoons
  • Weddings
  • Location + Surroundings

    Just an hour’s scenic drive through quintessential Canterbury countryside from Christchurch International Airport or a short helicopter flight to the foothills of the Southern Alps, guests will find the private valley of Montrose, surrounded by the magnificent glacial fed Rakaia River. A short 10-minute drive away is the small township of Methven, where glampers can find cafes, grocery stores, entertainment options, a medical center, and even a movie cinema.

    The glamping site overlooks the Rakaia River featuring stunning glacial, river-carved terraces set in a spectacular geological area. With lava flows of rhyolite, pitchstone, and andesite, this is not a place to be missed. There is also some spectacular birdlife and the lakes always burst with wildlife. Read More


    A personalized exclusive holiday with fresh alpine air, incomparable natural environment, and the purest of mountain spring water combines to provide guests with the perfect hideaway retreat. Guests are asked to contact the host upon booking request for a preferred trip itinerary from seeking relaxation to mountain adventures.

    For those looking for the ultimate setting for their wedding, this property offers a stunning location for the most precious occasion. Other special events can be held here as well, whether it is a group of friends or extended family, there are a number of options that could be customized to suit every occasion. This glamping site is also ideal for a corporate retreat. Read More


    • Bird watching
    • Ecotourism
    • Entertainment
    • Fishing
    • Golfing
    • Horseback riding
    • Photography
    • Skiing
    • Walking
    • Wildlife viewing

    The glamping property is situated in the foothills of the Southern Alps, just a stroll from pristine high country lakes, spectacular mountains, fishing creeks, and an abundance of wide-open spaces. Whether guests are out tramping, hunting, fishing, or just enjoying the crisp alpine air, this site provides a gateway to unspoiled "100% pure New Zealand" wilderness.

    The area has two-kilometers of river frontage where jet boats can pick up glampers from the river bank and take them on a thrilling ride through the Rakaia Gorge with its dramatic cliffs and glacial blue rapids. Alternatively, guests could take the scenic journey to some of the best fishing locations in the South Island whilst enjoying magnificent views.

    On the other side of the Rakaia River from Montrose is Terrace Downs—a world class resort with an 18-hole championship golf course complimented by a stunning clubhouse and fine dining restaurants featuring high country cuisine and the finest New Zealand wines.

    To the east of Montrose is Mt Hutt, the largest commercial ski area in the Southern Hemisphere with outstanding views and a wide variety of ski runs for all level of skiers to enjoy. For the ultimate ski experience, a helicopter can pick guests up from Montrose for an unforgettable day of skiing the glaciers of the Southern Alps with landscape views of indescribable beauty and endless fields of snow—an alpine paradise!

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    Cancellation policy

    • You will receive a 50% refund when you cancel at least 15 days prior to check-in.
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    Additional Information

    As this glamping site offers self-contained accommodation, the hosts, who live adjacent to the property, can be contacted should guests have any questions. The hosts will do all they can to ensure that guests are free to soak up the ambiance and enjoy the peaceful tranquility.

    Pets are not permitted. Read More

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