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Isel House

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Address: 16 Hilliard Street | Stoke, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
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+64 3-547 1347

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Delightfully central to a small village, beautifully maintained, old heritage trees. Thursday late afternoon early evening market, music and street stall food. Good place for a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Yvonne A
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Delightfully central to a small village, beautifully maintained, old heritage trees. Thursday late afternoon early evening market, music and street stall food. Good place for a picnic or a stroll.

Thank Yvonne A
Nelson, New Zealand
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308 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Isle park house is a lovely old house in the middle of a wonderful park, well worth a look through.They have a Thursday night market right by it and it now has a café that is open at the back of the house in the weekends and weekdays and is a really nice setting.

Thank owlesey
Rotorua, New Zealand
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76 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went through the house and found it very interesting. The house is situated in a lovely park with great places to walk and picnic and there is also a nice cafe there.

Thank Jan M
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82 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

If you go on a Thursday you can visit the house (gold coin donation) and enjoy international street food served at the twilight market.

Thank Ann W
Brighton, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

the staff were amazing and even though the busy craft fair was on they still took the time to take us on a guided tour of the PRIVATE area of the building . its a Nelson icon

Thank Sandy B
Nelson, New Zealand
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Lovely spot for a walk and coffee with the hubby and dog. Lovely scones muffins and great coffee.. nice outdoor area.

Thank Lee-Anne W
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56 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Great place to visit to take photos. At the back lies a very nice garden. Entrance to the garden and the surrounding is free. Worth doing when in Nelson

Thank AloysiusMD
Blenheim, New Zealand
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278 reviews
83 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016

I loved the outside of this historical house. They are working on it at the moment so I was unable to see the inside. But the Root Cellar is viewable and quite neat. The surrounding gardens and story boards are brilliant. This is not that easy to find, there doesnt seem to be much signage from the main road, but... More 

Thank twebb21
Nelson, New Zealand
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

isel house is full of history and is a beautiful place to stroll around the gardens are beautiful and a neat place to have a picnic

Thank macodim
Auckland, New Zealand
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25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

My partner and I visited Isel house after touring Broadgreen house, hence our expectations may have been a little higher than otherwise. It was a rainy day so we didn't get to explore the gardens that sound wonderful in previous reviews. The signage is a bit unclear - entry is from the back of the building which we eventually worked... More 

Thank Natalie S

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