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Awatere Cottage - Waikaia

Denise User Profile

Awatere Cottage - Waikaia

4 guests2 bedrooms3 beds1 bathroom
4 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
1 bathroom
Entire home
You’ll have the house to yourself.
Sparkling clean
3 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
Great location
100% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave the check-in process a 5-star rating.

Awatere Cottage is a modern, 2 bedroom cottage located in a magnificent rural setting on a working sheep and cattle station. The cottage has superb views of farmland and bush clad hills. We are within and easy drive of the Waikaia, Pomohaka and Mataura Rivers.
Awatere is only 8 km from Waikaia.


Unavailable: Carbon monoxide detector
The host hasn't reported a carbon monoxide detector on the property.

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
2 single beds



23 reviews
Outstanding hospitality
Sparkling clean
John Alfred User Profile
John Alfred
April 2019
Lovely cosy accommodation with very welcoming hosts and excellent facilities.
Lucy User Profile
April 2019
We had such a lovely relaxing stay. Absolutely quiet. Stunning scenery; blue skies, beautiful countryside. Magic! Waikaia is a lovely wee town. Piano Flats has great walks. So glad we had this holiday.
Ian User Profile
March 2019
A wonderful cabin in a stunning place. A great base for exploring/fishing the area and friendly, considerate and caring hosts. Highly recommended.
Yuriy User Profile
January 2019
Great place to experience New Zealand farm life. Denise is super host. Cozy and warm place to spend few days in main land. We enjoyed time at Denise’s farm. We got a lot of fun
Anthony User Profile
January 2019
Awatere has a truly special setting in a beautiful valley. Nothing but green hills, bubbling brooks and cows and sheep surround you, as far as the eye can see. Denise and James and family were thoughtful and kind and went out of their way to make our stay a happy one. The cottage…
Steven User Profile
November 2018
A great cottage in a fantastic area. Very comfortable with great views, a lovely place to relax after a day fishing.
Mike User Profile
March 2018
You need to stay here. You couldn't find better hosts than Denise and James nor a more relaxing place to spend some time.

Hosted by Denise

Southland, New ZealandJoined in August 2014
Denise User Profile
23 Reviews
Both James and I have lived here at Awatere for over 20 years. We have 3 teenage + boys, whom are at University and Boarding School. We love where we live with the outdoors on our doorstep with rivers, hills and bush. We both traveled pre marriage/children, and hope to do…
Interaction with guests
We live and work on the property and live close to the cottage. We like to interact with our guests as time permits, but also like to respect their privacy.
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a day
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The neighbourhood

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: After 3PM
Checkout: 10AM
After 3PM

House Rules

Additional Rules

This is a no smoking property, we do not allow pets and a one night stay will incur a $75 cleaning fee.