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Stunning views and a swimming pool! Self contained cottage with friendly hosts

Cottage to right of main house
37 reviews
Cottage to right of main house
Private outdoor areas
Front door of cottage
Living room with queen size sofa bed
Kitchen area
Master bedroom with king size bed
Twin singles bedroom
Flowers in the garden, snow on the mountains
watch the colours change
Rabbit Island Beach 5 mins away
House in distance from Rabbit Island
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 6
Nelson, Nelson-Tasman Region, South Island
Enjoy stunning panoramic views of the mountains and ocean from our hilltop 2 bedroom cottage - its even better than the photos! Perfect location between Nelson and Abel Tasman National Park and an ideal base to explore this fabulous region. Cellar doors, art galleries, award winning cafes and pubs just on the doorstep. Peaceful rural setting at the end of a private drive. We offer complete privacy with friendly, helpful hosts on hand if needed for local knowledge. Superb swimming pool available at all times. Modern, bright and spacious and fully equipped with quality beds, linen and towels provided. Just walk in and walk out! Master bedroom has a king size double bed, the second bedroom has 2 single beds. In addition, there is a quality, comfortable queensize sofabed in lounge area. All new appliances. Free wireless internet. Children mos... Read more
About the Owner, Georgina V
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 2 days ago
Listed since : Jul 2014
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 38 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
Martin and Gina will welcome you to Golden Hills, our piece of paradise. The cottage is completely self contained and private and inside is a folder with lots of helpful information and tourist maps and leaflets. We are happy to help with local knowledge, planning and ideas for what to do whatever your interests. We also have tips on our favourite cafes, pubs and restaurants.
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Excellent - based on 37 reviews
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John P
2 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago for a stay in March 2018

The location was wonderful, close to local places of interest with a large variety of activities close at hand. The accommodation was of a very high quality and very well equipped for all requirements. The hosts were very friendly and welcoming and couldn't do enough for you.

Management response:

Thank you John for taking the time to review the Cottage. So glad you enjoyed your stay.


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Winton, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 29 January 2018 for a stay in January 2018

My family and I stayed 5 nights in the cottage. We all loved the cottage. The location, space, views, quiet and pool were all a hit! My daughters loved swimming in the pool and walking up the wee hill to the lookout! The place was very clean and comfy! Gina and her family were great hosts. We will be back...

Management response:

So glad your girls had such fun in the pool - happy kids means parents can chill! Thank you so much, look forward to seeing you again. 😊


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Darko P
1 review
Reviewed 29 January 2018 for a stay in January 2018

We spent 6 wonderful days in Gina's farm cottage and so far this was our best holiday in New Zealand Hospitality was on top level, Gina and her family are wonderful people and we will definitely come back next year as well Best regards and thanks for everything Cheers Darko Ponjiger

Management response:

Hi Darko, your comments made me very happy! I know that great family holiday time is so important, especially for hard working parents! Would love to welcome you back anytime. 🙌


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  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
We want you to enjoy the cottage like your own home.
    1 Full bath
    2 Twins
    1 King
    1 Sofa
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R 1 674
11 Dec 2017 -
31 Mar 2018
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R 2 176
1 Apr 2018 -
31 May 2018
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R 1 674
1 Jun 2018 -
30 Sep 2018
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R 1 339
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About the neighbourhood
The cottage is at the end of a long private drive in a peaceful, rural area. It is surrounded by vineyards, orchards, forestry and pasture.
Getting around
A car is essential as we are in a rural setting, but just 10 mins drive from cafes, shops, restaurants. Within just half an hours drive there are amazing art galleries, vineyards, museums, National Parks, and beaches
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Nelson: 19.0 km
Ferry: Picton: 120.0 km
An easy drive from Nelson airport, just 20 minutes on State Highway 6 and 60.
Golden Hills Farm, 238 Golden Hills Rd, RD1, Richmond 7081, Nelson
Please refer to googlemaps for directions. There is only one Golden Hills Road in the area and car GPS may list it as Richmond or Brightwater or Appleby. The house is near the end of the road. After the 2 fords (normally empty) on the right you will see a row of mailboxes including 238, which is green. Here, take the right fork in the road and keep heading uphill – we are right at the top of the hill. Please drive slowly (30km) and beware of the speed bumps. If the fords are impassable, you can
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Nearest Beach: 8.0 km.
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