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Karetu Cottage

Karetu Cottage is a 4 bedroom house which sleeps 8 and has its own private garden and hill country views. 2 Queen bedrooms, 1 twin room and one bunk room. Well heated with log burner in lounge and night store heating in hallway.

The house faces the northwest and is positioned well for full sun and looks out into the front garden. It has a spacious dining room and kitchen with the table comfortably seating 8 adults. There is an attached garage which may also be used as a tack shed during your stay or storage for bikes. It is well set up for horses with 2-3 paddocks available and a nearby stable. There is ample parking and turning space for a number of floats.

Tranquil setting with north facing patio and BBQ area enjoys wonderful views of Canterbury foot hills. Use the tranquillity of the hills as a backdrop to relax under the stars.

Karetu Downs Farm Stay is a kiwi farm stay with an added difference. We offer (Bring your own) independent horse trekking and BYO mountain bikes or trail bikes. The farm is well tracked & is suited to all levels of horse riding with great back country tracks for trail bike riders and mountain bike enthusiasts. Clear safety instructions along with farm maps enable you to self guide around the farm.

Please note there is no mobile phone coverage but telephone is available at the homestead by request.

What To Bring

All you need to bring is your food and bathroom essentials i.e. toilet paper,soap. Duvets, pillows & tea towels are provided. You can bring you own linen & towels or linen can be provided by arrangement (Laundry charge applies) just let us know if you want this service.

We offer a tidy fully self contained cottage which sleeps 8 (2 queen, 2 singles and 1 bunk bed). It has a fully equipped kitchen with oven, fridge freezer & microwave and dishwasher. It also has a CD player, DVD, TV and BBQ.)

Tariff includes GST