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The Groom's Quarters, Longwood

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage

Overview


Details
Property
cottage
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
1

About the property

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathrooms, (Sleeps 6)

Originally accommodation for the grooms, this dwelling is part of the historic listed stable building at Longwood. It has a sitting room with open fire and a separate dining room. It opens onto a large courtyard. Compact, but surprisingly roomy, the decor is colonial NZ with touches of horse brass befitting its position in the stable block. Polished wooden floors and antique kelims add to the ambience.

Perfect for families, children love the upstairs loft reached by a steep ladder (adults please note) and the antique bunk beds. Alternatively it is a charming rustic cottage for a couple.

Extras: Linen (included); NOTE: Under Kiwi bach tradition you are expected to: Clean the house and do the dishes before you leave;

More Details

Property Manager
Bookabach
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Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Manager indicates their response time is
Within 2 days
Calendar last updated:
19 January, 2017

Reviews

4/5 -
(5 traveller reviews)

The Groom's Quarters, Longwood
average rating of 4.0 based on 5 reviews
3

Great location.

  • 3 of 5

Great location. We did find the loft/ladder a bit unsafe. But it was enough for us for the one night.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: Bookabach
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The location is spectacular and very convenient to Featherston and the Wairarapa.

  • 2 of 5

The location is spectacular and very convenient to Featherston and the Wairarapa. The sun setting over the fields around the cottage and the rustic charm of the place was great. The bathroom is a tight squeeze and the shower not great. The loft is not suitable for children and could do with an extra rail or support for increased safety. TV only takes dvds but not a biggie.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 28, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2015
  • Source: Bookabach
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5

great place to stay, the photos don't do it enough justice.

  • 5 of 5

great place to stay, the photos don't do it enough justice. We all loved it:)

  • Review Submitted: Jan 30, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2013
  • Source: Bookabach
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5

Lovely quiet retreat - stars were a real treat.

  • 5 of 5

Lovely quiet retreat - stars were a real treat. Ladder was not for the faint hearted, but everything else was just right. Small rooms but nicely laid out and suited our party perfectly. Love the chicken pictures.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 29, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2012
  • Source: Bookabach
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5

We loved this cute little cottage which has great character.

  • 5 of 5

We loved this cute little cottage which has great character. Can't close bedroom door on double bed room (as bed is in the way) which is slightly unprivate if staying with a group but otherwise this accommodation suited us very well. Beautiful location.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 11, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2011
  • Source: Bookabach
Owner's Response: The door can be shut - I usually just leave it open when there are only two in the cottage, but in this case, my mistake. Glad you enjoyed your stay otherwise.
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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cottage in Wellington, New Zealand

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
New Zealand Dollar
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Flat Rate
18 Jan 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
1 night minimum stay
A$164
From
A$164
 
Notes: Rate applies for up to 2 people. NZ$30.00/adult and NZ$15.00/child for extra occupants.   
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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage rental in Wellington, New Zealand

Property Type:
  • cottage
General:
  • Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom - 1 double bed
    Loft - 1 child bed , 1 child bed
    Master - 1 double bed
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • hiking