The self contained cottage is the perfect get-away - uninterrupted views of the vines from your patio, access to a hot tub for night star gazing, enjoy a meal on the BBQ or visit one of the numerous wineries down the road. Te Kainga Estate Homestead is a working vineyard 9km from Blenheim Airport. Search You Tube for Te Kāinga Estate Cottage.
Two Electric Bikes for hire $50/day each. (Bookings required as they're popular).
Spacious, warm and comfortable with incredible landscape views. (42sqm/450sqft). Search you tube for Te Kainga Estate (AirBnB does not permit embedded links). Complimentary bottle of white wine for stays 4 nights and longer. Breakfast is not normally supplied. Complimentary access a shared outdoor hot tub which uses water supplied by the stream and heated by solar (no jets).
Your free to explore the 23 acres of vineyard. The solar-heated outdoor tub is filled by water from the stream bordering the property and can fit 4 adults comfortably. Note it does not contain spa jets but perfect for enjoying star gazing late at night. The cottage has tons of books and hundreds more available from the main house. Guests also have access to a shared laundry with washing machine, dryer, iron and ironing board.
Interaction with guests
We'll be around during your stay so just ask. Our aim is to help make your stay enjoyable and if you need it we can likely arrange it for you :) ...... or we can just stay out of your hair and leave you in peace.
Other things to note
Please note from approx. 10th Feb through 14th April bird deterrent devices are used in ours and neighboring vineyards from 7:30am - 7:30pm. These devices imitate shotgun blasts at regular intervals throughout the day.
If you are travelling with a larger group there is additional accommodation options available - the Lodge (sleeps 4 and has full amenities) and the Studio (sleeps 2 and has a kitchette).
We just ask you be respectful of the property and its inhabitants inculding our friendly Labrador Cross (Pipi) who is never far from our sides. For your safety please don't venture out into the vines until you have talked to your hosts regarding any specific dangers.
A cleaning fee is included but we would appreciate if dishes could be loaded into the dish-washer prior to departure. No pets allowed inside the room and smoking is only permited outdoors. Thanks.
P.S. If you're interested in long-term stay during the off season (April - October) then just send us an enquiry and we'll send you back a special offer. Discounts range from 30-50% of the standard rates.
From Dec 22 - 26, 2017 the minimum stay is 3 nights.
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