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Doctor's Retreat, a unique pioneer experience!

Entire cottage hosted by Annie And Chris
4 guests2 bedrooms3 beds2 baths
Entire home
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An affordable, rustic yet modern cottage. Warm and cosy, it is a delightful retreat at any time of the year. It is well appointed and enjoys all day sun. The verandas around the cottage are a nice spot to sit and enjoy that glass of wine, beer or a coffee/tea while taking in the views. Located in a mature wooded area on Pioneer Drive, 250 metres from the lake and the Church of the Good Shepherd with a western aspect towards Mt John and Lake Tekapo village. it does not have a lake view.

The space
A boutique two-bedroom pioneer cottage. One double room with ensuite and queen sized double bed; one single room with two single beds and a separate bathroom. The cottage is fully self-contained. It has a cosy log burner, and electric heating for those chilly but beautiful winter days. There is a clothes dryer in the outside storeroom and a carport. The house is double glazed throughout. The bathrooms have underfloor heating. Free high-speed Wi-Fi, and Sky TV. Come and enjoy our cosy cottage. Our property is strictly no smoking, internally and externally. Tekapo can, at times, be a high fire risk and our cottage is of wood construction. Thank you for respecting this. In addition, the section does not have fenced boundaries which gives the feeling of a non-restrictive setting for you to enjoy. It is not suitable for young children.

Places for sleeping

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
2 single beds

What this place offers

Free parking on premises
Indoor fireplace
Hair dryer
Dedicated workspace
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm

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5.0 out of 5 stars from 54 reviews


Where you’ll be

Lake Tekapo, Canterbury, New Zealand

Skiing, hunting, fishing, biking, walking, spa/hot pools, tourism activities­: Kiwi great outdoors! The Doctor's Retreat is walking distance (300m) from The Church of the Good Shepherd and the local village of Tekapo (300) which offers winter and summer activities. The summer season offers kayak hire, horse trekking, walking and mountain biking trails including the "Alps2Ocean" which you can link onto at Twizel. There are two local golf courses. The winter season offers ice-skating, tubing, hot pools and the Round Hill ski field. Lake Tekapo, with its stunning scenery together with astro-tourism at Mt John Observatory has become a ‘must see’ for international and national tourists.

Hosted by Annie And Chris

Joined in November 2018
  • 54 Reviews
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  • Superhost
During your stay
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Things to know

House rules
Check-in: 3:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.
Checkout: 10:00 a.m.
Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Health & safety
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Airbnb's social-distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
No carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm
Security Deposit - if you damage the home, you may be charged up to $649
Cancellation policy

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