Romantic & relaxing! The perfect getaway from the hustle of life. Relax by the open fire & candles and the warm wooden ambience of this restored historic Cottage. Soak in the double outdoor baths or watch a movie in the unique Woolshed theatre, Red Cottages Staveley is the perfect accommodation for couples wanting to escape from the hustle of life and enjoy some special time together. Only 10 minutes from the Mount Hutt Ski Area access road, mountain biking & hiking trails.
A stand alone cottage on a New Zealand farm within a short distance of Methven, Mt Hutt Ski Area, Christchurch and Geraldine. The cottages main room consists of a comfortable couch facing an open fire in the centre of the space. The dining area and stereo are situated at one end with the new highly comfortable bed at the other, allowing all spaces to view the crackling glow of the open fire. Through the solid native timber door is the well equipped kitchen and bathroom.
Rustic, romantic and relaxing! The perfect romantic getaway from the hustle of life, in an environment you won’t want to leave. Open fires, candles, and the warm wooden ambience of this restored historical cottage create the perfect spark, along with local produce and wine, whilst watching the sun set over the surrounding mountains, after a day exploring all the local area has to offer. Soak in the double outdoor baths and explore the brightest stars that make up New Zealand's first starlight reserve. A perfect location to enjoy skiing and only a short distance from the ski resort town of Methven - Mt Hutt Village.
While at Red Cottage Staveley your able to enjoy the privacy of your own garden, covered deck, BBQ area and private outdoor baths, all with great views of Mt Somers, Mt Winterslow and Mount Hutt. Only 20m from the cottage is the old woolshed, complete with the complimentary movie theatre adorned with couches and blankets. People love this space. You are free to explore our farm space, often getting close to our sheep and lambs or chickens. Grazing calves and cows often frequent our main paddocks.
Interaction with guests
We love to meet and greet you upon arrival where possible, or we provide simple instructions for arrival. We are available during your stay, but also respect peoples privacy so you can enjoy the environment and atmosphere. Our main home is situated 30m from the cottage, sheltered by a large garden.
Other things to note
For those skiing or snowboarding at Mount Hutt Ski resort during winter, this cosy winter ski chalet has been insulated for your complete comfort after skiing. Mt Hutt Ski Area boasts some fantastic mountain biking in the summer months also and many of our guests are either skiers or mountain bikers. Hiking is popular with many local trails nearby.
Relax, Relax, Relax!