WELCOME Enjoy your stay in our beautiful spacious guest room overlooking a tranquil park, own lounge, fridge, TV, bath/rm, FREE high speed wifi, FREE Continental breakfast. FREE Tea and Coffee making facilities with small fridge. Close to all shops, bars restaurants, public transport - airport. Clean quiet and secure with parking at door. 10 minutes from city or airport. Safe parking at the door. Large adjoining luggage room FREE.
Welcome - I will be here to meet you on arrival. Your Home Away From Home. Lovely sunny queen size room with a large adjoining room for your luggage. Modern clean two storied large home with a beautiful park outlook. Wake up to a lovely fresh breakfast with freshly ground coffee - you wont want to leave. Your own lounge with TV, it has an outside balcony with table and chairs overlooking a tranquil park. Free wifi, and guest large bathroom with high pressure shower & bath. - Tea & Coffee making facilities in your lounge with a small fridge to keep your drinks and milk in – A Continental breakfast provided to have at your leisure in your private lounge area, or out on your balcony in the sun.
Arrivals and Departures daylight hours ONLY please .
Luggage storage room available next to your room. Large range of onsite tourist brochures of Christchurch and surrounding areas. One booking at a time accepted so no other guests.
Suit quiet, professional people, couples, also a single large room available if you have a child - children over 16 please. See all our pictures here for things to do around Christchurch or day trips. The home is very quiet. Your rooms are upstairs, safe parking at the door. A 2 night consecutive minimum stay with booking is required.
OUR AREA: ***
In a leafy tree lined quiet beautiful cul de sac in Harewood. Our street won 1st place for nicest street in Christchurch city it is private, safe and peaceful here.. We are 15 min. walk to local restaurants Thai etc.), large mall, cinema, heated swimming pool. 10 minutes by vehicle or bus to the city or airport.
YOUR SPACE: Clean & Fresh
*Bedroom has fresh flowers, bedside lamps, bedside cabinets, chest of draws and a wardrobe, heating & electric blankets and a fan in summer, opening windows and blinds.
Guest bedroom is upstairs.
*GUEST PRIVATE BATHROOM with bath and shower with high pressure water system with luxury shower accessories with shampoo/conditioner, toilet tissues, soap, face cloths and bath towels provided.
* GUEST LOUNGE with a balcony overlooking park with table & chairs, office desk with office chair, comfy lounge chairs, TV, small fridge with breakfast provisions - replenished daily , lamp and coffee table, tourist brochures and magazines to read.
SAFE OFF STREET PARKING next to thehome. I am not available for airport pick up or drop off - day light hours for check in from 2pm and departures required by 10am . Only 2 min. walk from bus stop to city.
BREAKFAST IS INCLUDED – continental style to have at your leasure in your lounge .
Tea, coffee, bread, fruit salad, yoghurt, cereal, bran, museli, milk and soy milk on request is provided, plus all the, jam and honey you can handle. (porridge also on request).
Other meals by arrangement if requested. My personal kitchen is not available for use by guests. Fridge is provided.
I am available for any assistance as I work from home in my office.
THE NEIGHBOURHOOD: ***
Very quiet tree lined street with modern contemporary style housing with safe car parking onsite. The home has a lovely park adjoining the property which has seating for a peaceful rest. There is a large Shopping Mall approx. 15 minutes walk from the home and a large heated swimming pool opposite the shopping mall. There are a few different restaurants within 15 minutes walk from the home with all types of cuisine available. Bus stop is 2 minutes from the home.
City or airport is 15 minutes 6kms by public transport or car. Rental car agencies are available at the airport.
My well behaved pets are kept in our private area at all times. You are welcome to accompany me on our walk around our local area with my toy dog Lucie I go in the morning and afternoon.
I respect your privacy. I can assist with information of Christchurch and local areas of interest while visiting the city. Tourist brochures are available in your lounge.
LATEST REFERENCE "Our stay with you was a wonderful experience - so superb – we felt at home from the very first moment. So THANK YOU every so much."
GETTING HERE AND AROUND CHRISTCHURCH:
We are 2 minutes walk from a bus stop which goes to the central city with stops along the way - approximately 15 minutes to the CBD by bus and we are 10 minutes from the airport by taxi 6 kms, fare approx. $18 - $26 depending on which company you use.
*** Arrivals and departures day light hours please. - Arrivals from 2pm. Check out 10am.
As this is a private home I would be grateful if you could provide some information about yourselves when you make an enquiry for a booking. Please advise approximate arrival times, profession, age group, reason for visiting Christchurch.
***** Places of interest*****: see all my pictures on this listing for ideas of things to do. Brochures here of things to do in Christchurch and a list of nearby restaurants.
Walking Tours - plenty to choose from.
Hanmer springs thermal resort 90 min. by car
Local restaurants, Northlands Mall with movie theatre within walking distance, large heated swimming pool and gym.
Re start Mall - central city - 15 min. by bus or car
Hagley Park - walking or running -15 min by bus or car
Gondola - 40 min by car
Historic Tram ride thru the central city
Air force Museum
Tranz Alpine Express day trip. + many others.
I look forward to having you stay in Christchurch - see you soon – enjoy our Christchurch and South Island pictures
Interaction with guests
I work from home so I am available to assist you with any local information you require - tour brochures in your private lounge for you to use or take away.
Arrival and departure daylight hours please
Check in from 2pm - check out 10am
Front Door to be kept locked please
Rooms to be kept tidy
No other guests to be brought to the home
No noise after 10pm please
No smoking in or outside house
No pets to be brought into the house
House kitchen is not available for guest cooking.
Please no suitcases on the bed.
Heaters and lights off please when not in rooms and balcony door & windows shut if you are going out.
We have some onsite information re the home - please read on arrival.
Shoes left at door please.
Cancel up to 5 days before your trip and get a full refund. Cancel within 5 days of your trip and the first night is non-refundable, but 50% of the cost for the remaining nights will be refunded.
Hello, I am 60 years old and I am in the hospitality industry with my own business and work from home in the office. I have a great sense of humour and love travelling and meeting new people and love to share experiences of my travels. I have a wide experience of Christchurch attractions with tour brochures here to give you. I have an office at home and work from there so am available most of the time to help with local knowledge or anything else I can assist my guests with . I love music, good food, good reading material. I would love to have you stay with us - see you soon. - Your Home Away From Home with homemade apricot jam, homemade yoghurt and kiwiana treats on arrival.