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Peaceful semi-rural retreat

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Overview
2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
Minimum stay varies 
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Cottage
House Rules
Pets not allowedKid friendlyNo smoking
Bathrooms
2 Full baths

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Reviews (15)
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Jose
by a verified reviewer on Bookabach.co.nz
5.0 of 5 stars
Really would rate this stay a 15, much higher than...
Really would rate this stay a 15, much higher than a 10!! Fabulous in every way! Thanks for everything -- clean , comfortable, spacious, with coffee/tea/milk/sugar, etc. Loved seeing the sheep all the time out the window. Would suggest another small step before the first big step and/or a railing for very senior persons. All was well!!
Written 10 November 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

Linda H.
by a verified reviewer on Bookabach.co.nz
5.0 of 5 stars
Relaxed in in a peceful rurul setting
Relaxed in in a peceful rurul setting
Written 26 September 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

Michelle P.
by a verified reviewer on Bookabach.co.nz
5.0 of 5 stars
Well appointed properly, great hosts, excellent co...
Well appointed properly, great hosts, excellent communication, Comfy beds, easy access. We loved it & would of liked to have stayed longer. Would go back & highly recommend Michelle & Bill
Written 11 September 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

Steve W.
by a verified reviewer on Bookabach.co.nz
5.0 of 5 stars
Lovely spot perfect for all local experiences grea...
Lovely spot perfect for all local experiences great hosts
Written 2 September 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

David C.
by a verified reviewer on Bookabach.co.nz
5.0 of 5 stars
On four day golfing trip. Excellent location for f...
On four day golfing trip. Excellent location for four courses within district. Very well presented & comfortable property suitable for two couples.
Written 25 August 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

Roland D.
by a verified reviewer on Bookabach.co.nz
5.0 of 5 stars
A great place .... we had a great 3 days cycling H...
A great place .... we had a great 3 days cycling Havelock North
Written 25 August 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

Michelle K.
by a verified reviewer on Bookabach.co.nz
5.0 of 5 stars
Love this cottage, well equipped, comfort plus
Love this cottage, well equipped, comfort plus
Written 25 August 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

Rob H.
by a verified reviewer on Bookabach.co.nz
5.0 of 5 stars
Perfect house, amazing setting and fantastic hosts...
Perfect house, amazing setting and fantastic hosts!!!
Written 25 August 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

Richard H.
by a verified reviewer on Bookabach.co.nz
5.0 of 5 stars
Lovely, peaceful cottage. John and Leonie were cha...
Lovely, peaceful cottage. John and Leonie were charming and helpful. We’d love to stay again.
Written 25 August 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

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by a verified reviewer on Bookabach.co.nz
1.0 of 5 stars
Our stay at the cottage was disappointing. While t...
Our stay at the cottage was disappointing. While the home itself was lovely, the host ruined our Hawkes Bay experience. On arrival, we were locked out by an electric gate which was not mentioned. Luckily we realised the gate code must be the same as the house code in the booking confirmation. The home was clean and tidy and had a lot of basic features, but lacked some simple staples e.g. sugar for coffee and washing facilities. One day of our stay it was 30+ degrees outside, so we decided to go to the local river for a swim. As no beach towels were provided, two towels were taken offsite and got a little bit of dirt on them. One of the house rules is as to text the owner upon check out, which we did. About an hour later, I received very angry texts from the host, accusing us of using the towels to clean bikes with and threatening us with a cleaning fee and reporting us to Book a Bach. I called the host to explain the situation and that it was a little bit of dirt, where she proceeded to get very angry and again threaten us with replacement towel fees and a bad review. I sincerely apologised and said we would pay any dry cleaning fees or replace the towels if needed, but she continued to be very rude and angry. This left me very shaken, especially considering we thoroughly cleaned the cottage (vacuuming, spray and wiping surfaces etc) and knowing that dirt easily comes out in a wash. I do not recommend staying here. It is not worth the money and the stress and anxiety caused. The host did not behave how a hospitality host should.
Written 25 August 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

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What this rental offers
Kitchen and dining
  • Grill
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  • Kettle
  • Microwave
  • Cooker
  • Toaster
Bathroom and laundry
  • Towels provided
Wi-fi and internet
  • Wi-fi
Outdoor amenities
  • Patio
Location info
  • Kid friendly
Entertainment
  • DVD player
  • Television
Indoor amenities
  • Air conditioning
  • Internet access
Nearby
  • Countryside area

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    Frequently Asked Questions about Peaceful semi-rural retreat

    Peaceful semi-rural retreat is able to accommodate up to 4 guests. See all property details.

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