The sunny sitting room area of the space, the kitchen and bathroom are behind you from this POV
Blythcliffe, The Stables
Hosted by Lesley And John
Lesley And John is the host.
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
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The Stables at Blythcliffe, Akaroa's Stately Home, is a very comfortable, private and self contained converted stable building, adjacent to the main house and grape-lined, sunny courtyard. Perfect for that romantic, relaxing getaway!


Amenities
Kitchen
TV
Essentials
Heating

House Rules
Check in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 11AM

Cancellations

Safety features
Smoke detector

Availability
1 night minimum stay.
From Dec 01, 2017 - Mar 31, 2018 the minimum stay is 2 nights.

8 Reviews

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Katie User Profile
June 2014
Lesley and John's place is absolutely wonderful and we recommend it to others without hesitation. The converted stables are spacious with a giant comfortable bed and new kitchen and bathroom facilities (including a bath!). Lesley and John are v friendly and welcoming - Lesley eve…

Rae User Profile
August 2017
We stayed in The stables for one night and we're blown away with its charm. The space was immaculate and we felt so comfortable straight away. It has everything you need and more and wished we could have stayed longer. It was fun to have a game of croquet and wonder across the ga…

Jenny User Profile
February 2016
We travelled around New Zealand for a month and stayed in six or seven places, all of them good. Then we arrived here and it is perfect. The Stables is perfect. Akaroa is perfect. John and Lesley were perfect. The breakfast was perfect. Life was perfect. In three short days we la…
Lesley And John User Profile
Response from Lesley And John:
thank you so much for your very kind review guys - we loved having you stay - perfect guests the two of you !!!! L & J xxx
February 2016

Vitor User Profile
January 2015
Leslie and John have a wonderful historic building in the small town of Akaroa and they offer a very comfortable and unforgettable stay on renewed parts of the property. The attention they pay in every detail is worth mentioning, from breakfast in the garden to the very nice bath…

Jessica User Profile
January 2015
What a thrill to stay with such lovely people in an extraordinary historic home. The place is a marvel, a beautiful self contained suite with a vine clad courtyard and thoughtful art work everywhere- don't miss the chance to stay in this wonderful building. Lesley and John are th…
Lesley And John User Profile
Response from Lesley And John:
So great to meet you both - thanks for coming and safe travels :)
January 2015

Marc User Profile
January 2015
What a great experience! Lesley and John made us feel welcome the first minute we arrived. We stayed eight nights at the Stables. Lots of room, a big and very comfortable bed. A kitchen you could cook your meals if you wanted and a spacious bathroom. Very quiet in the night and …
Lesley And John User Profile
Response from Lesley And John:
Loved meeting you two! So glad you enjoyed your stay at Blythcliffe - including crazy family Christmas gatherings :))) keep in touch !
January 2015

Tegolin User Profile
October 2014
The room was lovely and very well equipped. It was a short walk to the beachfront. Lesley and John were great hosts and made us feel very welcome. I very much enjoyed chatting to them both and feeding the eels.
Lesley And John User Profile
Response from Lesley And John:
Cheers Tegs - it was great to meet you two, enjoy the rest of your holiday !
October 2014

Akaroa, New ZealandJoined in May 2014
Lesley And John User Profile
John and Lesley Harding purchased Blythcliffe in 2013, and moved here from Wellington, on NZ's North Island, after totally falling for this magnificent house and grounds, and the historic village of Akaroa. We are both well traveled around NZ, and have visited many beautiful pla…
Languages: English, Français
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