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6 guests3 bedrooms3 beds1 bathroom
6 guests
3 bedrooms
3 beds
1 bathroom
Sparkling clean
19 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
Shelley is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Great location
90% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.

Beautiful French styled cottage, located in 360 degrees views of stunning mountains and vineyards. Private historic property, close to cycle tracks, wineries, ski fields and 10 mins drive to stunning Arrowtown.


Free parking on premises
Cable TV
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide detector
The host hasn't reported a carbon monoxide detector on the property.
Entire place
You’ll have the space to yourself and will only share it with those you’re traveling with.

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
1 king bed
Bedroom 3
1 king bed


102 Reviews

Megan User Profile
November 2018
What a beautiful spot! Gorgeous property very stylishly designed and thoroughly maintained. Shelley and Neil are such warm welcoming hosts and encouraged us to roam around the orchard and down to the river (a great secret little beach!), and I much enjoyed our conversations (and…
John User Profile
March 2018
While the place is stunning and in a gorgeous location, we were disappointed to arrive to find the owner’s brother staying in the cottage, the place uncleaned and the hosts not expecting us (despite a message from Shelley a couple of days before confirming our arrival details)…
Shelley User Profile
Response from Shelley:
Hi John, I would like to say I am so gutted I mucked up the dates and there are no excuses for that. I just want to say we had some devasting news that week and our life was in turmoil so I hope you can forgive us a little. We sorted the one bedroom and bathroom very quickly,…
March 2018
Lisa User Profile
February 2018
What an amazing place to stay! Our only regret was not staying for longer. This place is in a beautiful position in the countryside surrounded by lavender and rolling hills. The cottage is decorated beautifully with very cosy furniture and furnishings. It’s the kind of place…
Sarah User Profile
November 2016
Why stay at The Hilton if you can stay at Chilton! Shelley and Sean have created a stunning homestead here among the Gibbston vineyards. It was a joy to arrive with the wood burner of The Boathouse crackling away merrily. Everything was very comfy and absolutely immaculate…
Shelley User Profile
Response from Shelley:
Oh thank you Sarah! Love hosting guests like you! Thanks for choosing The Boathouse. Best Wishes Shelley and Neil
November 2016
Allan User Profile
January 2016
You have got to book this place! This place is amazing - only 10 Minutes from Arrowtown and 20 Minutes from Queenstown, settled within finest Wineries in the Southern Hemisphere :-) Added to which Shelley & Neil are fantastic hosts and the attention to detail within the…
Shelley User Profile
Response from Shelley:
Oh Allan thanks so much! Meeting people like you is why we love hosting. Please come back.
January 2016
Michaela User Profile
August 2019
The host canceled this reservation 222 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.
Joel User Profile
August 2019
Our stay at Shelley’s place exceeded expectations and warmed our hearts. We were delighted to arrive to such a clean and cozy space for the last of our “babymoon” - we virtually didn’t want to leave! Days were spent with brief trips to town. The remainder of them reading by the…

Hosted by Shelley

Gibbston, New ZealandJoined in January 2015
Shelley User Profile
102 Reviews
Shelley is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
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The neighborhood

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: After 2PM
Checkout: 11AM
After 2PM

House Rules

  • Parties and events are allowed

Things to do nearby