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Jewel on Speargrass - a charming getaway

View of Coronet Peak night skiing - a Queenstown 'must do'
10 reviews
View of Coronet Peak night skiing - a Queenstown 'must do'
Convenient winter accommodation; just a short drive to Coronet Peak ski field
Views of all 3 ski areas; Remarkables, Coronet Peak and Cardrona mountain range
Petanque Court after a snowfall
a stunning holiday hideaway
Large gardens, entertaining area and schist BBQ
Private cottage in peaceful mountain setting
Outdoor petanque court is the great fun for all ages
3 comfortable bedrooms with luxury linens
Master bedroom looking out over the garden and fountain
romantic master bedroom with intricate details
Beautiful mountain views from every bedroom
the custom built 3-tier bunk room is popular with kids
French doors opening out from master bedroom to veranda and garden
let the outdoors in
large family bathroom with quaint features
open plan dining with views out to Coronet Peak ski field
stylish interiors with antique features
modernised kitchen with top of the line appliances
bi-fold windows conveniently open up to the outdoor dining
Several outdoor dining areas to enjoy all day sun
summer roses in full bloom
Great place for family breakfast
Relax in the outdoor day bed
Stunning day bed with all day sun and magnificent gardens
Complimentary use of croquet set, used next door at a Thurlby Domain wedding
Complimentary use of bicycles
Complimentary use of stand up paddle boards
sunny outdoor living and dining
fantastic outdoor dining options
40 year old grape vines from Chard Farm Winery nearby
enjoy the native birdlife and neighbouring farm animals
stay amongst beautiful gardens
a romantic entrance
Feature fountain and well kept lawns
Neighbours to old stone ruins
the ideal holiday escape
children love the large lawns to run around!
listen to the tranquil feature fountain from bed
sit amongst the roses on the outdoor couches
boutique accommodation at Jewel on Speargrass
Spring, Summer, Winter or Autumn - a stunning place to be in any season
views towards the historic stone ruins and stables next door
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Cottage -
3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 7
Queenstown, Otago Region, South Island
Jewel On Speargrass is the perfect ski home in the mountains. So close to Coronetpeak. A double garage provides ample room for gear, ski’s & boots. Stunning views of the Remarkables, Cardrona and Coronet Peak Ski Field twinkling like a Christmas tree during night skiing. The Milky Way dazzles on clear crisp winter.

Enjoy the beauty of Queenstown's famous countryside with 360 degree views, while still being within a short driving distance to Arrowtown, Queenstown and many attractions and conveniences. This cottage is perfect for a romantic getaway, ski holiday, honeymoons, golf trips and family vacations where the children have plenty of space to play outside and much more!

Weddings: Jewel on Speargrass is a charming and romantic place to base yourself for a wedding, a place for brides to get ready pre-ceremony, accommodation fo...
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About the Owner, Relax D
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 90 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 1 day ago
Listed since : Jan 2010
Overall rating: 4.7 / 5.0
Based on 47 reviews and 10 properties
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English first
Norrkoping, Sweden
1 review
Reviewed 3 August 2017 for a stay in April 2017

Traveling for two months in New Zealand and Australia, Jewel on Speargrass is absolutely our favourite place, were we spent Easter Holidays with Australian friends. Wonderful and cosy house, lovely garden, and situated not far away from beautiful Queenstown with a lot of activities. A perfect holiday place! We would love to come back.

Management response:

What a wonderful compliment; we're truly flattered that Jewel on Speargrass was a highlight of your NZ and Australian travels. Thank you so much for staying with us and also for taking the time to leave a review. All the best! Kind regards, Margaret & Abi


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Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 August 2017 for a stay in July 2017

We had an amazing 4 days in this magical location, ringed by snow-capped mountains. The house was quiet, cozy and comfortable - snuggling up in front of the log fire after a day in the cold was wonderful. The absolute highlight was waking up to find that it had snowed overnight, our girls were overjoyed! We hope to visit again.

Management response:

Wow! Thanks so much for such a nice review and we're delighted to hear that you had a wonderful stay. You all were lovely guests and we'd love to welcome you back anytime. Thanks again and Kind regards, Margaret and Abi


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A TripAdvisor Member
1 review
Reviewed 29 June 2017 for a stay in April 2017

Well what can I say, we had a beautiful time at Jewel on Speargrass. It was the perfect accommodation to finalise wedding arrangements leading up to our wedding. It was an ideal location to get to Thurlby Domain (next property), Peregrine Winery (18 min drive) and gatherings in Queenstown (15 min drive), Arrowtown (10 min drive) and trips to Queenstown...

Management response:

On behalf of the owner, myself and the whole team thank you so much! We very much appreciate you taking the time to leave a detailed and helpful review. We're delighted that our accommodation worked so well with your wedding week and we have loved seeing your wedding photos. Congratulations again from all of us; what a stunning day you...


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  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Guest(s) making a booking must be over 25 years of age. Jewel on Speargrass is a residential dwelling and no parties or events are to be held without prior consent from the owners...
    1 Full bath
    1 Half bath
    1 Queen
    3 Twins
    1 King
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

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Dates Min stay Per night
Default 3 nights
16 Sep 2017 -
14 Dec 2017
low season
3 nights
15 Dec 2017 -
8 Jan 2018
Christmas/New Year
5 nights
16 Apr 2018 -
14 Jun 2018
low season
3 nights
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to New Zealand Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Rates are inclusive of GST, free WiFi and local calls, exit clean, all linens and personal welcome upon arrival.

Guest(s) making a booking must be over 25 years of age.

Minimum night stay of 3 nights most of year (as per council regulation) and 4 nights during ski season. Min 5 night stay applies for Christmas and NYE period.
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How to get there
Airport: Queenstown International Airport: 9.7 km
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