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Light and airy main bedroom with ensuite
Ensuite with lime plastered walls and natural pebble floor.
Earth house

The Strawbale Home, Oturehua, Central Otago

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Jillian

The Strawbale Home, Oturehua, Central Otago

6 guests
2 bedrooms
4 beds
2 baths
6 guests
2 bedrooms
4 beds
2 baths
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Great location
100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Jillian is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.

A warm and cosy strawbale home built of natural materials, located in the middle of the rail trail. Beautiful outlook to the mountains and countryside. A few minutes walk to the village centre with store and hotel.

Amenities

Essentials
Indoor fireplace
Heating
Iron

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed, 1 single bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Common spaces
1 floor mattress

House Rules

No smoking
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 2PM
Check out by 11AM

Availability

26 Reviews

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Huw & Sarah User Profile
Huw & Sarah
April 2018
Jillian's home is a truly amazing & inspirational space. I have never been in to a house built of straw bales before, but a night in this co…
Roy User Profile
Roy
April 2018
This is a lovely alternative for BnB users like us. The place was warm when we arrived and Jillian made sure we had all we needed included f…
Marie User Profile
Marie
January 2018
If you want a quiet relaxing location this is the place. The skies and the light on the hills are stunning.The bath restored the limbs with …
Jacqui User Profile
Jacqui
December 2017
The Strawbale House is very sweet. It is rustic and wonderfully warm. We were there for 4 nights in December 2017 and it was great during th…
Jillian User Profile
Response from Jillian:
Thanks, it was a pleasure to host you. Glad the little table and chairs were enjoyed.
December 2017
Ryan User Profile
Ryan
August 2017
Great little spot for adventuring in central Otago. Jillian was lovely and incredibly accommodating. The bath is absolutely stunning after a…
Peter User Profile
Peter
May 2017
We arrived at the strawbale house just ahead of the snow. Woke up to a white blanket outside. The house was warm and snug inside, and so was…
Kelsey User Profile
Kelsey
April 2017
A strawbale house, built by Jillian and her family/friends in the very small town of Oturehua. I great spot to read a book by the fire and …

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Ida Valley, New ZealandJoined in December 2012
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29 Reviews
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