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Our home in sunny Nelson. Entrance to the left, dining room in the middle above the garage, living room behind and to the right. Spare bedrooms on the top and the main bedroom hidden to the right.Outside: Looking back down on our home showing some of our gardens and terraces
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Architect's house with sea views

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John & Karen

Architect's house with sea views

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7 guests4 bedrooms4 beds2.5 baths
7 guests
4 bedrooms
4 beds
2.5 baths
Self check-in
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Our large home is modern and architect-designed to make best use of the sun. We are up on a hillside, with superb views and sunsets, looking across Nelson Haven and Port Nelson to the western ranges, and out to Tasman Bay. We have 3 king/queen bedrooms and one single bedroom, a big and sunny living room with good AV equipment, satellite, 55" TV and great view. Outside there are decks, terraces and BBQ for outdoor living, a spa and sauna. There is car parking on site.


Standard: Kitchen, Wifi, Cable TV, Dryer, Washer, and 21 more
Other highlights: Free parking on premises, Ethernet connection, Bathtub, Children’s books and toys, Room-darkening shades, and 9 more

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
1 queen bed
Bedroom 4
1 single bed

House Rules

Not suitable for infants (under 2 years)
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Check-in time is flexible
Check out by 12PM (noon)
Self check-in with lockbox


8 Reviews

Ralph User Profile
February 2018
We stayed four weeks in he beautiful well equipped home and very much enjoyed our stay. The house has every amenity and is constructed to ve…
Kevin User Profile
February 2015
John and Karen are completely organized and the home is very accurately advertised. The view is spectacular and the home is clean and comfor…
Andrew User Profile
January 2015
We had a fantastic time and loved staying at John & Karen's place! Everything was very well explained in their little info book and the ho…
Joan User Profile
December 2014
The architect's house was fabulous. We were in Nelson for a week, 2 couples and a 3 year old. The house is a beautiful open space with gorge…
John & Karen User Profile
Response from John & Karen:
Thanks Joan
December 2014
Christina & John User Profile
Christina & John
April 2013
We were met by John & Karen at their home. They are lovely welcoming people & their gorgeous home is even more so. As 3 couples travelling …
Scott User Profile
April 2013
We really enjoyed the spectacular panoramic water views from the house and watching those beautiful sunsets from the decks in the evenings. …
Chris User Profile
February 2013
The pictures don't even do it justice. The house and views are *amazing.* You can walk down the hill to the Spring and Fern (New Zealand's B…

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Nelson, New ZealandJoined in July 2012
John & Karen User Profile
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We are a New Zealand professional couple who live in Nelson, New Zealand and Céret, France. We have travelled a lot, especially in Asia and the Pacific. We do home exchanges and enjoy meeting other people. We love travelling, history, culture, sports (watching anything and doi…
Languages: English, Français
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