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Reviewed 15 January 2021 via mobile

Gorgeous cottages set on several acres in Malborough. It’s a perfect place to base yourself as you explore. The hosts were warm and welcoming, the cottages had everything you could need, including fresh eggs from the hens. We got to visit and feed the sheep and deer, and pick fruit from the tree. The food and wine recommendations were fantastic as well. We’d love to go back!

Date of stay: January 2021
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Michele Williams, Owner at St Leonards Vineyard Cottages, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Kathryn for your review from you stay earlier this year, we are thrilled you had an enjoyable stay on our mini farm, feeding the deer and enjoying the fresh eggs and fruit straight from the tree!
We look forward to seeing you next time.

Kind regards Michele and Marcus.

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Reviewed 12 December 2020

We are just back from 3 nights at St Leonard’s. Absolutely top notch in every way. We loved the cottage, the views across the vineyard, fresh free range eggs form the on site chickens...what more could you ask for.....?

How about a couple of lovely hosts ✅✅.

So kind an thoughtful, made our stay extra special.

Thx so much, Trevor and Ruth.

Date of stay: December 2020
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Michele Williams, Owner at St Leonards Vineyard Cottages, responded to this reviewResponded 16 December 2020

Hello Trevor and Ruth,

Thank you so much for your very kind review for your recent stay with us in The Cottage.
It was a real pleasure hosting you. Marcus and I are thrilled you had a great stay and loved The Cottage along with the views across the vineyard and our free range eggs form our own chickens.
Take care and have a wonderful Christmas.

Kind regards Michele and Marcus.

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Reviewed 27 November 2020

We just love this part of NZ and came back for a third time. This time we got to stay in "The Stables" which was just amazing. You overlook the lambs and vines from bed. The hosts are super friendly, chatty and all around helpfull. The place is so photogenic with stunning vistas everywhere. Will be back.

Room tip: The stables overlooks the Lambs and Wither Hills
Date of stay: October 2020
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Reviewed 26 October 2020

My partner and I absolutely LOVED our three nights in the Shearer’s Quarters. We could not recommend this place any more highly and can't wait to return again!

Our cottage was charming, equipped with everything we needed and included very generous breakfast provisions. We loved eating our breakfast outside every morning listening to the birds and looking out over the vineyards. We even used the BBQ one evening which was lovely and so easy having Pak n Save so close by.

The property itself is stunning, beautifully maintained gardens and plenty of friendly animals. Pickles the cat is a really cutie, only to be upstaged by gorgeous Nellie the lamb. One of the highlights of our trip was feeding little Nellie her bottle. We also loved feeding the sheep lemons (yes lemons?!) and checking out the impressive chicken penthouse.

After walking the QCT we also really appreciated the spa pool to relax in and ease our aching muscles in the evening.

We cannot thank Michele and Marcus enough for an absolutely wonderful stay! We really enjoyed meeting you both and hope to see you again one day.

Date of stay: October 2020
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Reviewed 26 October 2020 via mobile

My wife and I have just stayed at St Leonards Vineyard Cottages over the long weekend and wow! This really is an amazing part of the country, made all the better by a couple of wonderful hosts.

Our cottage was easily big enough for the two of us and was equipped with everything you could possibly need for a couple. We used the bbq for two of the three nights and it was no drama at all. There is a Park and Save a two minute drive away just down the road is a real bonus to pick up some supplies.

The provisions provided for breakfast each day were very generous, and in particular the eggs were awesome for breakfast each morning. Being able to eat outside at the table watching the sun come up over the Wither Hills vines was such a great way to start the day.

The sheep, lambs, chickens, alpaca, deer and cat were all very friendly and are very welcoming. The sheep loved being fed some lemons, which was a nice surprise. Nellie the lamb is most certainly the star of the show and really does love a good chin scratch.

We stayed for three nights in the Shearer’s Quarters and could not have asked for a better stay. This is quite possibly the best accommodation I’ve had the pleasure of staying at in New Zealand.

There is also a swimming pool and spa available, as well as a children’s playhouse, pétanque set and a grass tennis court!

Michele and Marcus are absolutely wonderful hosts and nothing is too much effort for them. Really lovely, friendly great people. We really can’t thank them enough for their hospitality.

Thank you so much for having us and we’ll definitely be back!

Date of stay: October 2020
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Michele Williams, Owner at St Leonards Vineyard Cottages, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2020

Thank you for your lovely review. We are so pleased you really enjoyed your stay with us. the Shearers Quarters vertically catches the first rays of sun rise in the morning. what a great way to start the day. We look forward to your return visit.
Michele & Marcus

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