Mt Herbert Cottage is a beautiful farm cottage situated in Diamond Harbour, Banks Peninsula, Canterbury. It is modern, clean and warm. Overlooking Lyttelton Harbour, Purau Bay and Godley Heads, Mt Herbert cottage is a 45 minute drive from Central Christchurch offering an amazing location and stunning scenery in a private, rural setting. Relax in comfort in the cottage with wonderful art, books and a homely atmosphere. Enjoy the local walkways, cafe's, beaches and a ferry ride to Lyttelton.
Mt Herbert Cottage is a private paradise. Situated on Mt Herbert Station on an elevated sight above the township of Diamond Harbour and Purau Bay, it has wonderful views of Godley Heads and to the head of the Lyttelton Harbour. Access to the cottage is easy with an internal garage available or parking by the front door. The parking area and the garden surrounding the cottage are level. A scenic 15 minute walk from the cottage and you are at the local Diamond Harbour cafe's where you can enjoy a morning coffee or dinner out in the evening. From the cafe's it is a short stroll down to the wharf where the Diamond Harbour/Lyttelton Ferry departs regularly to the port town of Lyttelton. Lyttelton is an exciting and interesting community and every Saturday holds a wonderful Farmers Market from 10am - 1pm, offering a superb range of local produce such as fruit and vegetables, cheeses, breads, specialty beers, olives and co., meats and great coffee.
From Mt Herbert Cottage it is an easy walk down to Purau Bay for a swim or a kayak. There are 3 kayaks available for use and two mountain bikes.
Diamond Harbour offers a wonderful place for walking and exploring. There are several walks based from Diamond Harbour. The main walk is Mt Herbert Walkway, a 3 1/2 hour walk, which guests can start from the cottage. There are many beautiful beaches to enjoy. Pile Bay (10 minutes drive), Camp Bay (20 minutes drive), Port Levy (30 minutes drive) and Le Bons Bay (1 1/2 hours drive). Banks Peninsula is a wonderful place to explore and experience some magical scenery.
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Mt Herbert Cottage is situated along Bayview Road, Diamond Harbour on Mt Herbert Station. The entire house and grounds are available to guests. Access is easy with a driveway to the front door and flat land surrounding the cottage. There is an attached garage with internal access.
Atención a los huéspedes
We are very happy to help guests with their stay and to answer any questions they may have.
Otros aspectos destacables
The cottage is situated on a working farm. There may be dogs barking, tractors and general farm activity noises from time to time!
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Sarah is an artist and Zac is a farmer. They have two great teenage children. They are a kind and fun family who love animals, enjoy travel, music, art, sporting activities, cooking, good company and a good laugh.