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View from Deck.

View out to Mount Hutt from the cottage deck.

Benlea Cottage, holiday house accommodation, is situated in the Rakaia Gorge, Canterbury, New Zealand, only one hours drive from Christchurch. Two bedrooms, sleeping six people, it is ideal for families or for a couple wanting a break away in the country. Magnificent views surround the cottage which is very close to many activities. (See main accommodation page). The cottage is private and quiet except for the normal noises of a working farm.  The children can feed the pet sheep that live in the paddock by our home.

Cottage amenities:

Full kitchen, utensils, television, DVD player, carport, blankets and pillows, sandpit, covered deck, shower, washing machine, cleaning equipment, log fire (wood supplied), large lawn area and is fully fenced.


N.B. Availability Calendar – shows definite bookings but not enquiries pending.


$110.00 per night for 2 people (pre-school or school children are free with adults). Extra adults are $15 per person per night. Linen is available (sheets, pillow cases and towels) for a one off cost of $20 (Price covers all staying for duration of stay).

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Make an enquiry:

(via Holidayhouses) It can take up to an hour for an email to reach us so if you need to contact us urgently, please phone us on 0274319079.