- 3 bedrooms
- 1 bathrooms
- Sleeps 6
Description from the owner
A luxurious, rustic hand built log chalet with large roaring open fire and steaming hot outdoor bath to relax in and enjoy overlooking the native bush valley while listening to the cascading creek trickling nearby. A Qualmark awarded 5 Star Holiday Home and Enviro Gold accolade, with complete privacy and exclusive use of Cascade Creek Retreat, it is the perfect getaway for couples or up to six people. Cascade Creek Retreat, which is situated with 180 degree views of bush on a large working sheep and beef farm, boasts abundant native birdlife from the very front door, numerous walking tracks through bush and over rolling farmlands and no other...Read more
Secluded, private log chalet in native bush valley
Dunedin, South Island, New Zealand
Additional Location Information
Just 10 minutes off the Southern Scenic Route and within a short Drive to Dunedin, The Catlins, and Central Otago-choose to relax in the serenity of your secluded boutique accommodation, or experience some of the best activities and sights New Zealand has to offer:
■Walk the tracks where you can admire numerous mini waterfalls, open farmland, abundant birdlife, beautiful ferns and native trees.
■Tackle one of the local day walks which provide some of Otago’s most stunning scenery.
■Use Cascade Creek Retreat as a base and get picked up or dropped off at the Otago Rail Trail start in Clyde.
■Take a day trip to the Catlins – try surfing or kayak to spot the yellow-eyed penguins and playful seals.
■Enjoy a touch a fruit picking just a short drive away at the start of Central Otago.
■Discover the Otago peninsula by bicycle - voted in lonely Planets top 10 cycle rides in the world. Or alternatively drive out to Taiaroa Heads to observe the Albatross in their natural environment.
■Observe the “farm in action” and farmers at work; this can be organised with your hosts. It may be mustering sheep with dogs or working in or around the main woolshed or watching sheep shearing.
■Treat yourself to a unique experience by relaxing in our private outdoor instant hot water bath set overlooking native bush, taking in the magical view with a glass of local wine
■Step outside of your boutique accommodation to explore 2000 ha of fascinating rolling hill country.
■In season,spot trout that come up the river to spawn, or go eeling.
■Bring your horse or mountain bike and ride various farm tracks, local roads and hills.
■Relax in the cosy yet luxurious log cabin, in front of the large open fire or sit out on the large deck overlooking the natural wonders of Otago, New Zealand.
And to really top off your stay...
Order a gourmet basket of food when you book and it will be there for you ready when you arrive. You can savour the delicious wholesome meals using fresh produce from the local area. Fitted with a menu and instructions on how to cook it all – it is self-catering made easy so you can concentrate on your holiday at our cosy lodge.
More About This Location
Car is not necessary
Last updated on February 25, 2015
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- Soap/Shampoo Provided
- Local Guides/Maps
- Towels Provided
- Linens Provided
Pool / Spa
- Hot Tub/Jacuzzi
- Stove or Oven
- Paper Towels Provided
- Pet friendly - no
- Smoking allowed - no
- Suitable for children - yes
- Suitable for the elderly - yes
- Wheelchair accessible - yes