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Luxury Accomodation at Annandale in Akaroa, New Zealand

A working sheep and cattle coastal farm set along scenic Banks Peninsula on the South Island,
Annandale whisks you away from the everyday world.
Discover this captivating place with its four private and secluded luxury villas.

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While we offer every luxury and comfort on the inside, it is what’s on the outside that really sets Annandale apart. The turquoise waters are perfect for kayaking and nature cruises potentially seeing the famed Hector’s dolphins. Refine your culinary skills in a private cooking class, enjoy a spa in your own villa, and simply hike or bike across the spectacular farm.

Our garden and farm-to-table cuisine will be another hallmark of your Annandale stay. Savouring fresh and delicious local ingredients, you have options of a Private Chef taking care of everything or bespoke meals delivered directly to your villa for enjoyment at your leisure.

Four Individual Villas

Homestead: Enjoy the casual elegance of a bygone era. Built in the 1880s, the Annandale homestead has been lovingly restored to create a luxurious five-bedroom home in a private and tranquil setting. Comfortable rooms, shaded verandahs, vast gardens and exclusive use of our outdoor leisure facilities make the house a great place to make your own for relaxation and exploration. *Key Features - Approximately 557sq meters. Heated swimming pool and spa pool, flood-lit tennis court, exercise gym, extensive gardens, expansive deck with bbq, wireless internet access, digital television, fully equipped gourmet kitchen, laundry facilities, five ensuite bathrooms, and access to a private helipad. Max 12 pax.

Shepherd's Cottage: Set high on the hill, with an uninterrupted view of the sparkling waters of the Pacific Ocean and the snowy peaks of the Kaikoura Ranges in the far distance, this charming and secluded rural retreat - previously only enjoyed by generations of Annandale shepherds - makes a perfect romantic getaway. Relax in the outside bathtub at the end of the day and snuggle up on the sheepskins in front of the open fire, before heading upstairs to the warm bedroom under the eaves.The isolation and historic ambiance of this unique location will inspire you. *Key Features - Approximately 92 sq meters. Outdoor bathtub with extensive ocean and farm views, outdoor bbq, wireless hotspot, fully equipped kitchen, and access to a private helipad. Max 2 pax.

Scrubby Bay: Warmly embraced on both sides by the surrounding hills, Scrubby Bay is a magical and completely private setting for gatherings of up to 14 guests. In life, it’s people that count, and this is the perfect location for a once-in-a-lifetime celebration of family and friendship. In this amazing and isolated location, it would be easy to imagine yourself one of the early pioneers but for the modern comforts to be found in the luxurious cedar-clad beach house. Whether you are marking a special occasion or just taking a break from the hectic pace of life, you will leave Scrubby Bay with a fresh perspective and a warmer heart. *Key Features - Approximately 448 sq meters. Heated swimming pool and spa pool, expansive deck areas, wireless internet access, digital television, fully equipped gourmet kitchen, laundry facilities, four ensuite bathrooms, and access to a private helipad. Max 14 pax.

Seascape: Seascape is the sparkling jewel in Annandale’s crown: a picturesque private bay, above which an ultra-modern, award-winning retreat provides a truly romantic experience. This awe-inspiring setting offers couples the chance to make memories around the clock. As you approach the bay, with its dark pebbles and azure waters, from within, it appears you are floating on the open sea, in thrall to its ever-changing moods, yet safely embraced by luxury and modern comforts. Outside, dolphins and seals often frolic in the glittering water, with only you and the tussock grass to witness them. *Key Features - Approximately176 sq meters. Outdoor lounge with a fireplace and spa pool, private bay ocean views, wireless internet access, digital television, fully equipped kitchen, indoor heated floors and fireplace for all season comfort, and access to a private helipad. Max 2 pax.

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  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Wireless internet
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  • Adaptor plugs available
  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony
  • Bathtub
  • Bathrobe
  • Disabled facilities in room
  • Fireplace
  • Full size mirror
  • Hairdryer
  • Interconnecting rooms available
  • Wireless internet in room
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Separate toilet
  • Shower
  • Slippers
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • Iron / Ironing board
  • Tea/coffee in room
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  • Concierge
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
  • Safety deposit box
  • Laundry service
  • Masseuse
  • Sports trainer
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