Villa 231

Villa 231

Benlea Cottage

Benlea Cottage


Experience staying on a working farm at Benlea Cottage – holiday house style accommodation in the Canterbury foothills or try a bit of luxury at neighbouring Terrace Downs Resort at Villa 231 (Sorry – Villa 231 currently unavailable).



Rock Garden.

Spring view of the rock garden.

Canola Crop and Mount Hutt.

A canola crop on the farm.

Farm and Garden Tours.

 Contact us to book a farm tour where you can learn about our farming operation then wander through the one acre garden around the house and enjoy home baking for morning or afternoon tea. Available as bus tours or for groups of up to seven people.

Garden only tours available also.


The autumn colours of maple leaves.

The autumn colours of maple leaves.

Street Festival, La Paz, Bolivia

Street Festival, La Paz, Bolivia.

Some photos simply for you to enjoy – taken on the farm, around New Zealand and in various countries on our travels.

There are many more on my Flickr page as well.