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  • Secluded location for superior privacy during your stay
  • Cosy open fire, set in the renovated historic fireplace
  • Endless ocean and farmland views 
  • Enjoy an outdoor bath and gardens

Experience Isolation & Historic Ambience. Set high on the hill with an uninterrupted view of the Pacific Ocean and Kaikoura Ranges in the distance, this charming and secluded rural retreat makes for a perfect getaway location.

Rates

1 May 2019 - 30 September 2019

1 Bedroom up to 2 persons $1,495.00

1 October 2019 - 30 April 2020

1 Bedroom up to 2 persons $1,595.00

*upgrade to a Personal Chef dinner: +$595 per night


*Includes NZ 15% GST and 'We Create, You Serve' self-catering concept for dinner & breakfast
** Pricing per night
*** 2 night minimum stay

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Shepherd's Cottage

    Indulge in a simpler way of life. Set high on the hill, with an uninterrupted view of the sparkling waters of the Pacific Ocean and the snowy peaks of the Kaikoura Ranges in the far distance, this charming and secluded rural retreat, less than two hours from central Christchurch, makes a perfect romantic getaway.

    On arrival at Annandale, one of our drivers will escort you on a spectacular 30-minute 4WD journey across the cliff-top farm tracks to this exclusive and remote property, previously only enjoyed by generations of Annandale shepherds. Now it has been carefully restored and extended to ensure a romantic and memorable stay: relax in the outside bathtub at the end of the day and snuggle up on the sheepskins in front of the open fire, before heading upstairs to the warm bedroom under the eaves.

    Whether you are celebrating a relationship or getting over one, writing a book or just reading one, the isolation and historic ambience of this unique location will inspire you.

    Shepherd's Cottage Floorplan

    APPROX. SIZE - 92m2

    "Undisturbed nature at its best"

    During the day there's plenty of farm to explore, the sights are breathtaking and absolutely beautiful. It's undisturbed nature at its best. There's walking tracks, or mountain bikes provided if you prefer a faster pace...On a clear night there's plenty of stars to see in the sky whilst relaxing in a nice hot bath outside with a glass of bubbly (or 3)

    Tania Lee

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    Map of Annandale - Shepherd's Cottage

    Shepherd's Cottage Floorplan

    Floorplan of Shepherd's Cottage