Incredible Views | Prime Waterfront Location | Walk to Waterfront Dining!
Captain’s Cottage is a charming & historic character cottage situated on one of the most beautiful city waterfronts in the world, a position that stares unblinkingly at Nelson’s harbour entrance, just a short walk from some of the City’s best waterfront eateries, the iconic Tahunanui beach & only a short drive or manageable walk from the City centre.
From the sunlit verandah a beautiful stained glass & solid timber door opens to the beautiful warmth of the wide-milled matai timber floors & finishings. The formal dining area with seating for 6 & views for all lies to the left & the comfortable Queen master bedroom with ensuite toilet to the right. Through the hall the house opens to elevated sky-light lit timber tongue & groove ceilings, & a gorgeous bespoke granite-top & matai cabinetry kitchen – equipped with all the essentials for a great stay plus a Nespresso coffee machine, gas stove top & double-door fridge.
The lounge area is spacious with large screen television with FreeView Satellite, DVD player & BOSE music system with iPhone/iPad dock. French doors bring morning sun & open to a private deck & courtyard that wraps around the cottage. You’ll find a BBQ & small outdoor dining table here. The bathroom is stunning – timber floors, ceilings & walls & a new frameless glass & tile shower enclosure that provides the best of modern bathroom fittings while adding to the character of the room.
Up a compact nautical style stairway are two more bedrooms: One configured as a Queen & the other as twin single. Both bedrooms offer sensational views over the harbour entrance… a perfect respite for any seafaring Captain, travelling family, group of friends or even a couple seeking a romantic getaway. Captain’s Cottage is one of our most popular waterfront properties…
Bathrooms: Main bathroom with shower, toilet & vanity. Separate ensuite toilet off master bedroom.
* This property is pre-cleaned with beds made for your stay. All utilities, linens & towels, use of property amenities including Freeview TV, WiFi, pantry & sanitary basics, departure linen service & standard housekeeping up to 3 hours are included. Extra charges will apply where excess cleaning, BBQ or oven cleaning or excessive rubbish disposal is required.
* The waterfront road is busy & all properties within this area are subject to some road & port noise. While this isn’t a problem for most guests this has been factored into the pricing of this great property.
* No party or venue use. Pets are not permitted. Smoking is not permitted inside.
* General booking terms & conditions can be viewed here: (website: hidden)
Additional amenities include: board games, iron & ironing board, linen service at departure), wifi (free), electric heating, espresso pod machine, housekeeping at departure, linen (including towels), ipod stereo connector, bbq (barbecue), baby bed available, alfresco dining, heat-pump, all-day sun, clothes line, walk to eateries, walk to city, local calling (free), bath, walk to beach, docking station for ipod, internet (broadband).
Captain's Cottage Nelson, South Island, New Zealand
Additional Location Information
Located right on the waterfront in the exclusive Nelson seaside suburb of ‘Stepneyville’. A fantastic walk to dine, walk to beach & convenient to city location! Bring a fishing rod and cast off from right across the road!
Last updated on December 28, 2014
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Left on 02/07/2014 for a stay in January 2014 | A FlipKey verified reviewer
We'll appointed cottage with everything needed for family holiday.
Downside- road very busy all day and night so difficult to cross the road & light sleepers beware! very steep stairs to top bedrooms - small children and people with mobility issues must take care and descend slowly.
Left on 02/06/2014 for a stay in January 2014 | A FlipKey verified reviewer
We loved staying in the Captain's Cottage. The position of the house was idyllic and we loved looking into the beautiful blue water. The house was charming and it fitted all six of us nicely. The road was very busy but the location, close to restaurants, the beach and the water more than made up for it. The free wi-fi was a hit too, as was the way the house was stocked with everything one needed for a great stay in Nelson. I would happily stay at this place again. The pictures of the water from the house adorn our Facebook pages. Thanks so much.
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