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Living room with sunny window seat great to laze on with a good bookFully equiped kitchen including dishwasher, oven and gas hobs.  Tea & coffee supplied
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Idyllic Country Garden Hideaway

Gary & Ruth User Profile
Gary & Ruth

Idyllic Country Garden Hideaway

2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Sparkling clean
12 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.
Great location
93% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.

Cosy 1 bedroom self-contained guest house, recently redecorated with quality fittings, situated in a stunning 2 hectare garden. 15 minutes drive to the suburban train station to NZ's capital city, and 10 minutes drive to a beautiful quiet beach. Good walks nearby. Great escape from the city.


Standard: Essentials, Heating, Hot water, Iron, TV, and 13 more
Other highlights: Indoor fireplace, Free parking on premises, Dishwasher, Host greets you, Extra pillows and blankets, and 3 more

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed

House Rules

Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Check-in time is 2PM - 10PM
Check out by 11AM


16 Reviews

Ian User Profile
November 2017
All we expected and more, a nice relaxing stay, and great hosts.
Heidi & Mauricio User Profile
Heidi & Mauricio
September 2018
Gary and Ruth’s place is great. Set in a beautiful idyllic setting. Easy to get to. They’re great hosts and the space has everything you nee…
Fiona User Profile
September 2018
Lovely and welcoming hosts.
Jo User Profile
September 2018
gorgeous setting. Rutg and Garry are lovely hosts. cabin was awesome
Laura User Profile
September 2018
Lovely little cottage tucked away which was fantastic for a weekend getaway out of the city. Such a gorgeous property, Ruth and Gary are are…
Juliet User Profile
August 2018
We found Gary and Ruth's place a beautiful tranquil oasis. The cottage was private, clean and tastefully done. I hope to be back and stay lo…
Neven User Profile
August 2018
The little cottage was perfect and exactly what we hoped for in a night away from the city. Would definitely recommend!

Hosted by Gary & Ruth

New ZealandJoined in August 2017
Gary & Ruth User Profile
16 Reviews
Gary & Ruth is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
We are a semi-retired professional couple who are keen gardeners. We travel extensively, and enjoy meeting others with similar interests.
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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