The Hothouse - South Canterbury, Geraldine

The Hothouse - South Canterbury accommodation in Geraldine.

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Accommodation Description:

Attractive Queen size bedroom, and lounge with private entrance in sunny warm house. Tv, books,tea making facilities. Broadband internet. You can be as private as you wish and can come and go without needing to pass through host's portion of house (except to use kitchen). Bedroom has own handbasin. Share the fresh and squeaky clean bathroom with your host ( there is only one of me). There is an outside bathroom which host can use if required. Feel free to use kitchen facilities as required. Kitchen has just been upgraded and redecorated. The house has a really good calming 'feel 'to it. There is access from the lounge to a sunny verandah. Lovely garden and good vegetable garden. Off street parking. Light breakfast of cereals, toast and so on provided and seasonal fruits as available.
There is a sofa bed in the lounge or alternatively 2 single airbeds available at $20 per person per night,so can potentally sleep up to 4.

Your host is a well travelled enthusastic mosaic artist, painter, photographer, gardener and has many other interests. Your chance to make a mosaic if you've ever wanted to have a go.

 Located on the semi rural southern edge of Geraldine 2 km from town centre. Within an hour's drive there are things to do and see too numerous to mention - walking, rafting, kayaking, star gazing, shopping, sampling the local produce for which Geraldine is famous, go to the local cinema (book a sofa!) visits to sunny Timaru or spectacular Lake Tekapo or just tour around enjoying the scenery.


Are pets allowed? No
Are children allowed? No
Is smoking allowed? Outdoors only
Minimum Stay (nights): 2
Disabled Access: yes should be doable

Sleeping Capacity:

Unit Sleeps: up to 4
Number of Bedrooms/Units: 1
Bed types: I queen and either sofabed or airbeds
Bathroom: Communal


  • Bath
  • Breakfast Available
  • Clothes Line
  • Coffee/Tea Facilites
  • Deck
  • Deck Furniture
  • Dishwasher
  • Drinking Water Filter
  • Electric Blankets
  • Email access
  • Free Bicycle Use
  • Fridge
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet Facilities
  • Iron
  • Ironing Board
  • Library
  • Linen Provided
  • Microwave
  • Off-street parking
  • Oven
  • Phone
  • Shower
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Broadband

Other Information:

The queen bed is available as is at $75 per night up to 2 guests. The sofa bed/ air beds are optional, obviously depending on your group size. If the Queen bed is booked by an individual or couple the sofa bed/ air beds will not be let to another group or indivdual during that period.

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Information Summary

The Hothouse

258 Talbot Street


Nareeta McCrostie

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