A unique "BED & BREAKFAST" experience in an 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!
"My home is your home" during your stay so WELCOME.....
THE GUEST ROOM:
A large sunny room with wonderful valley views and private access via french door onto deck.
Queen Bed with pure wool underlay, electric blanket, quality bed linen.
Day Bed/Divan offers additional sleeping option & can be converted into a small double bed most suitable for young children
This bed is a a nice big size for a single adult but I think perhaps a little small for 2 adults!
Fresh air dried bed linen & towels
Electric blanket & pure wool underlay
Tea/coffee facilities & home baking
Brochures & Local restaurant guides
Unlimited fast wifi!
A lovely space to share for friends or a young family.
Please do ask if you require an additional room.
At an extra cost I occasionally give guests my own personal room, with queen bed, great views & beautiful linen & artfully decorated. I am happy to offer this room to accommodate 2 separate couples!
Please inquire first prior to booking if you think you may like the extra space.
There is a shared bathroom in the house (sorry no ensuite)... But I am saving towards one!
Total privacy & respect is given to guests & there are locks on both the bathroom & toilet doors!
The toilet is in a separate room next to bathroom.
My artworks are on display in this relaxing room, as well as gift cards featuring photographs of original canvases and portraits of the garden.
.... Hand painted silks are festooned down the hallway towards the guests room.
....All artworks etc are avaliable for purchase upon request....a nice gift or momento to take home!
....Garden fresh flowers are featured in not only the guest room but throughout the home.... Yes this IS how I actually live! I love nature.
Food & Refreshments:
.... A substantial continental breakfast is included in your stay.
.... Treat yourself to "Devonshire Tea" (tea/coffee with served with freshly baked scones, jam & whipped cream) by prior arrangement between 3-4.30pm
I am sure you will enjoy your stay in this relaxing environment.
.... Remember to "stop and smell the roses".....
Private access to guest room via french door onto deck.
Accès des voyageurs
The house is elevated and has fabulous views.
There is a large deck surrounding the house with seating options and access to wander down through the extensive cottage garden, at your leisure.
There is further seating on the lower deck.
In the spring/summer it is full of old fashioned David Austin roses and is treat to the sences.
Échanges avec les voyageurs
I enjoy meeting travellers and people in general so to the best of my ability I will be here for you.
I am happy to share my knowledge of the area with you, make suggestions of restaurants and help with any bookings
Please do not hesitate to ask for my help.
If you have an appreciation of beauty you will love your stay with me.
I love the finer details in life and bring this into my every day living.
.... Breakfast is just not breakfast.
..... You get fresh fruit juice, homemade museli, yogurt, fresh fruit, crossiants or homemade bread (depending on the day) coffee and or tea.
You will need a car to get here.
Please notify me your arrival time on the day of check in.
Kitchen is not available for guests use, sorry..
I am happy to make reservations for you at local Akaroa resturants or cafes, of which there are many to choose from.
I don't allow dogs on my property for 2 reasons~
1. I have a cat called Betsy!
2. I live beside a sheep farm
3. Please no takeaway foods in the guest room. There are many lovely seating/eating options outside on the decks!