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17 Exeter Street
New Zealand

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“Absolutely beautiful! Very stylish, modern guest wing in the upstairs of Cathy and Neil's beautifully architechturally designed home. Very private, own bathroom but with all the joys of 'homestay' - access to warm, friendly hosts willing to share their own special brand of kiwi hospitality with...”
Julia Charity (Founder's Note)

“We loved that it was so handy to Christchurch city. This was my first Homestay Experience and it was a really lovely experience. I would definitely try it again.”
Leanne, from Dunedin

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About this place

Beautifully modern guest wing with three rooms (two queens and one twin) in an architecturally inspired Christchurch home. Private, stylish and convenient, the upstairs area is solely for our guests use with breakfast served downstairs. Own bathroom, very close to public transport and only 2 km from Christchurch City. Includes a help yourself breakfast and other meals by arrangement. Your hosts are Cathy and Neil - a professional couple in Christchurch who take pride in their beautiful home and are willing to share their local knowledge and their hospitality with you. They have a lovely fruit and vegie garden, which they are willing to share with guests and friendly chooks providing fresh eggs for breakfast. It's not often you get such quality accommodation this close to Christchurch city.


Ask By arrangement Cooked dinner Help yourself breakfast NZ cuisine Organic produce Tea and coffee available


By arrangement

Our accommodation best suits

Business traveller Conference attendance Couples Family occasions Grandparents/parents with children International guests Job relocation Patients undergoing treatment Single travellers Twin share

Car parking

Off-street Yes


Host lounge (shared TV) Yes

Sky TV

Host lounge (shared TV with SKY) Yes


Library/books available

Internet access

BroadbandAsk By arrangement Wireless


In-room Yes

Restricted mobility access

Ask By arrangement

Washing machine / dryer

Washing machine - no charge


Bed linen and towels (premium quality)

Hobbies and Interests

Animals/pets Cuisine/cooking Cycling Eco-friendly Entertaining Family Friendly Family time Gardening Music Photography Rugby Sailing Ski-ing Spirituality Swimming Tramping Travel Walking Wine & Food Writing

Special Features

10 minutes walk to Christchurch City (2 km)
Eco-friendly home very warm home with fruit and vegie garden
Warm, welcoming accommodation for guests to Christchurch
Close to Hagley Park and public transport
Very modern, stylish and private
Property Details
Sleeps 6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 1
Child friendly
Smokers Outside only
Pets ok x
Pick ups Ask
Note: charges may apply for pick up
Has pets
one friendly spoodle
Twin room

Twin room with two comfortable beds in an upstairs Guest wing

Room Type Bathroom Type Single rate Couple rate Extra Adult Extra Adult
Twin singles Guest bathroom $99.00 $125.00 $40.00 $0.00
Spring Room

Cosy, comfortable and modern Queen room, with guest bathroom, in the upstairs guest wing

Room Type Bathroom Type Single rate Couple rate Extra Adult Extra Adult
Queen Guest bathroom $99.00 $125.00 $0.00 $0.00
Summer Room

Beautiful and comfortable Queen room in the guest wing

Room Type Bathroom Type Single rate Couple rate Extra Adult Extra Adult
Queen Guest bathroom $99.00 $125.00 $0.00 $0.00