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Holiday Cottage Rental in the Countryside near Christchurch, New Zealand

West Melton, South Island (New Zealand)

Holiday Cottage Rental in the Countryside near Christchurch, New Zealand

Vacation Rentals
1 unit
5 guest capacity
Private Bathroom
Pets allowed
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  • Pets allowed
This country cottage rental is located in West Melton, New Zealand, just 20 minutes outside Christchurch, and can accommodate five guests. It has three bedrooms and one full bathroom. Guests will find a queen-size bed in the first bedroom, two single beds in the second bedroom, and one single bed in the third bedroom. In the bathroom, they will find a toilet, a sink, and a shower. Linens and towels are provided.

In the living room, guests will find two love seats, a coffee table, a television, and a six-person dining table. The fully equipped kitchen comes with an oven, a stove, a dishwasher, a microwave, and an electric jug. Other amenities include Wi-Fi, heating, air conditioning, a washer, an iron, a hairdryer, and free on-site parking. Outside, guests will find a patio with a table and chairs, a spacious lawn, gardens, and a friendly labrador named Bob.


  • Queen-size bed
  • Double bed
  • Electricity
  • Running water
  • Toilet
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Sink
  • Fridge
  • Lounge/Living room
  • Kitchen
  • Heating
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Game room
  • Linens and pillows
  • Stove
  • Television
  • Air conditioning
  • Parking
  • Wi-Fi/Internet
Those who stay can enjoy the convenience of a fully-equipped kitchen.

Guest Services

  • Laundry service
  • Sports equipment storage
  • Shuttle

Location + Surroundings

Local services
  • Supermarket
  • Shopping
  • Museums
This cottage is located in West Melton, New Zealand, where it is uniquely situated on the same site as an art gallery and music center. The latter are at one end of the grounds, while the cottage is on the other end, providing guests with both privacy and easy access to music events and art viewings. Around the cottage, guests will find gardens, trees, and a spacious lawn. The site is only half an hour from Christchurch, providing convenient access to the city's shops, restaurants, and attractions—such as the Christchurch Botanic Gardens, the International Antarctic Centre, and the Canterbury Museum—as well as the nearest international airport. Around the area, guests will also find golf courses, wineries, and ski resorts, the latter of which include the Mount Hutt Ski Area and Porters Ski Area.


  • Biking
  • Golfing
  • Meditation
  • Wine tasting
  • Wildlife watching

Guests can view artwork and attend music performances at the on-site art gallery and music center. At nearby Orana Wildlife Park, they can visit an open-air zoo featuring lions, gorillas, and kiwi birds, among other species. At McLeans Forest, which is right next to the park, they will find trails for biking, walking, and running. They can go skiing at the Mount Hutt Ski Area and Porters Ski Area. They will find numerous options for dining and shopping at Christchurch. Here, they will also find many attractions to visit. For example, they can learn about the history of the region at the Canterbury Museum, and they can take a scenic stroll through the Christchurch Botanic Gardens.

Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: 1:00 p.m.
  • Check-out: 10:00 a.m.
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • Pets allowed
  • No smoking
  • No parties

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days
Moderate: You will receive a full refund if you cancel at least 7 days prior to check-in.

Additional Information

Smoking is not permitted. Pets are allowed to stay.

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