Melrose House and Melrose Cottage is located in 'The center of everywhere". 1 1/2 hours drive to Dunedin airport and
1 1/2 hours drive to Queenstown airport.
A perfect place to stop and rest on your journey through Central Otago.
Melrose cottage offers travelers a home away from home.
The village center has a dairy/tearooms with light meals and drinks until 5pm. There's also two great veggie and fruit shops offering seasonal produce and ice cream for purchase
Ettrick is a true hidden gem.
When booking Melrose Cottage or Melrose House you are welcome to use the entire house and gardens. We, the hosts live in our own house 500 m away. Close enough if you need us, but far enough for you to feel that you have privacy during your stay.
Both kitchens are fully equipped for you to use 24/7. We supply a range of teas and plunger/instant coffee.
We offer a Gourmet BBQ pack (Steak or chicken ,2 prepared salads, bread, sliced onions and new potatoes) which you cook the way you like and when it suits you ( not someone else) then enjoy local fresh seasonal fruit , ice cream and cream (summer months will be Raspberries , Boysenberries, Blue berries, Strawberries or a combination) depending on harvest.
We will try and cater for all dietary requirements. All for $30 per person.
A complimentary continental or cooked breakfast of bacon, eggs, hash browns, baked beans and toast available for you to cook at your leisure.
Disponible para huéspedes
Both houses are available for separate booking or group booking
Atención a los huéspedes
Local knowledge and unique must see/do while in the area.
The Cottage is part of a 40 hectare apple orchard, so for travelers who are interested in the every day operation of running an orchard are more than welcome to ask questions.
As every season has it's own unique part in the growing of apples, there will always be something new happening outside your doorstep at Melrose Cottage. From blossom to harvest to pruning and frost fighting plus much more.
As part of the tariff of Melrose House ,the Hot tub will be filled just for you with fresh spring water upon request.
Otros aspectos destacables
Fresh sheets and towels will be changed as required for guests who stay longer than one night.
Wood/ Gas fired hot tub, NO CHEMICALS,,, NOT SOMEONE ELSE WATER!! The hot tub in installed and available to guests at the property as of today, 5/2/2017.
We have recently changed one of the beds at Melrose house. It use to be a Queen size bed but we have a super king that can be split into two king single beds. This will allow our guests to have some other sleeping arrangements if needed.
- Minimum noise after 10pm