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St Leonards Vineyard Cottages

18 St Leonards Road RD1, Blenheim 7271 New Zealand
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ST LEONARD’S VINEYARD COTTAGES is set on 4.5 acres, with self-contained boutique cottages positioned around the semi-rural property. The original farm homestead (circa 1886) is home to your hosts - Jonathan & Natashya - and is an excellent example of early NZ colonial architecture. The house is situated in the hub of this private setting with century-old walnut, gum and elm trees. The charming cottages are themed around the old farm buildings, offering their own unique view of mountains, vines or gardens, and are privately located around the property. They are all fully self-contained and self-catering. Make the most of your idyllic surroundings by exploring the grounds with its picturesque gardens and majestic trees. Near the lemon grove you will find sheep, alpaca and chickens (all prepared to become your new best friend for a handful of food) plus a couple of very shy deer. Pool, Petanque, lawn tennis.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Tennis court
Kids' outdoor play equipment
Highchairs available
Outdoor pool
Saltwater pool
Shallow end in pool
Fence around pool
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Outdoor dining area
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
First aid kit
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Room features
Air conditioning
Dining area
Seating area
Flatscreen TV
Electric blanket
Bath / shower
Clothes rack
Private bathrooms
Electric kettle
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Mountain view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
Good to know
Great View
Languages Spoken
English, Afrikaans
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meyer-els wrote a review Mar 2021
Auckland134 contributions39 helpful votes
This was a great place to stay for a long weekend to Marlborough. All cottages are a short distance apart to give you complete privacy. The owners were super welcoming and gave us lots of locals tips and advice. You can even pick fruit from their trees when in season. The cottage itself was comfortable with everything we needed and more. We looked out onto a vineyard. Pure bliss! Great value
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Date of stay: March 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
1 Helpful vote
Response from Michele Williams, Owner at St Leonards Vineyard Cottages
Responded 4 Apr 2021
Thank you Mildie for reviewing your recent stay with us, it was a pleasure hosting you. We are very pleased you enjoyed the complete privacy, comfort, value and outlook The Shearers Quarters offers. Thanks again and all the best. Kind regards Michele and Marcus.
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Kathryn G wrote a review Jan 2021
Auckland Central, New Zealand50 contributions9 helpful votes
Gorgeous cottages set on several acres in Malborough. It’s a perfect place to base yourself as you explore. The hosts were warm and welcoming, the cottages had everything you could need, including fresh eggs from the hens. We got to visit and feed the sheep and deer, and pick fruit from the tree. The food and wine recommendations were fantastic as well. We’d love to go back!
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Response from Michele Williams, Owner at St Leonards Vineyard Cottages
Responded 4 Apr 2021
Thank you Kathryn for your review from you stay earlier this year, we are thrilled you had an enjoyable stay on our mini farm, feeding the deer and enjoying the fresh eggs and fruit straight from the tree! We look forward to seeing you next time. Kind regards Michele and Marcus.
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Pura Vida AKL wrote a review Dec 2020
Auckland, New Zealand22 contributions24 helpful votes
We are just back from 3 nights at St Leonard’s. Absolutely top notch in every way. We loved the cottage, the views across the vineyard, fresh free range eggs form the on site chickens...what more could you ask for.....? How about a couple of lovely hosts ✅✅. So kind an thoughtful, made our stay extra special. Thx so much, Trevor and Ruth.
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Date of stay: December 2020
Response from Michele Williams, Owner at St Leonards Vineyard Cottages
Responded 15 Dec 2020
Hello Trevor and Ruth, Thank you so much for your very kind review for your recent stay with us in The Cottage. It was a real pleasure hosting you. Marcus and I are thrilled you had a great stay and loved The Cottage along with the views across the vineyard and our free range eggs form our own chickens. Take care and have a wonderful Christmas. Kind regards Michele and Marcus.
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Lorraine C wrote a review Nov 2020
Auckland Central, New Zealand992 contributions252 helpful votes
We just love this part of NZ and came back for a third time. This time we got to stay in "The Stables" which was just amazing. You overlook the lambs and vines from bed. The hosts are super friendly, chatty and all around helpfull. The place is so photogenic with stunning vistas everywhere. Will be back.
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Date of stay: October 2020
Room Tip: The stables overlooks the Lambs and Wither Hills
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Danika wrote a review Oct 2020
22 contributions
My partner and I absolutely LOVED our three nights in the Shearer’s Quarters. We could not recommend this place any more highly and can't wait to return again! Our cottage was charming, equipped with everything we needed and included very generous breakfast provisions. We loved eating our breakfast outside every morning listening to the birds and looking out over the vineyards. We even used the BBQ one evening which was lovely and so easy having Pak n Save so close by. The property itself is stunning, beautifully maintained gardens and plenty of friendly animals. Pickles the cat is a really cutie, only to be upstaged by gorgeous Nellie the lamb. One of the highlights of our trip was feeding little Nellie her bottle. We also loved feeding the sheep lemons (yes lemons?!) and checking out the impressive chicken penthouse. After walking the QCT we also really appreciated the spa pool to relax in and ease our aching muscles in the evening. We cannot thank Michele and Marcus enough for an absolutely wonderful stay! We really enjoyed meeting you both and hope to see you again one day.
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Date of stay: October 2020
US$108 - US$178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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New ZealandSouth IslandMarlborough RegionBlenheim
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Frequently Asked Questions about St Leonards Vineyard Cottages
Which popular attractions are close to St Leonards Vineyard Cottages?
Nearby attractions include Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre (3.8 km), Pollard Park (3.8 km), and Seymour Square (3.9 km).
What are some of the property amenities at St Leonards Vineyard Cottages?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at St Leonards Vineyard Cottages?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at St Leonards Vineyard Cottages?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, barbeque facilities, and complimentary tea during their stay.
Is parking available at St Leonards Vineyard Cottages?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to St Leonards Vineyard Cottages?
Conveniently located restaurants include Gramado's, Arbour, and The Burleigh Gourmet Pies.
Are there opportunities to exercise at St Leonards Vineyard Cottages?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at St Leonards Vineyard Cottages?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Afrikaans.