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Reviewed 24 December 2013

It was our 2nd time staying at the most wonderful Last Straw Cottage after 9 years!! And to our amazement, there was no sign of age nor wear and tear!! It was as beautiful and lovely as the first time, and so great to see Lynne again! A beautiful cottage in peaceful and gorgeous surrounds, and all the details inside...

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 23 January 2013

I have rented many homes for extended vacations and this rental delivered it all. We spent 3 weeks at the cottage from the end of December until late January . We wanted to do plenty of activities and so we based out of Nelson. This cottage is everything that the site says it is and more. It is set in...

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1Thank Popeyebird
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 27 December 2012

We spent Christmas at The Last Straw Cottage which started with one of those 'could it really be?' moments when we turned into the driveway to see the most beautiful cottage we could have imagined. It wouldn't look out of place in the Cotswolds. The cottage can comfortably accommodate 6 people in 3 beautifully furnished bedrooms. Every detail has been...

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1Thank ofoww
Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 October 2012

Absolutely fantastic, I regularly use the cottage and would live there if I could. Immaculate condition, beautiful surroundings and a very good baker who pops cakes in whenever I am there!! Thanks Lynne!! :-) The cottage has two beautifully outfitted bedrooms, with wonderful views! The two singles are wonderful for using as day beds, or if you have children! I...

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1Thank Kate W
Auckland
Reviewed 27 October 2012

Situated among beautiful rolling hills we were excited to drive up to this beautiful cottage. The lawns were immaculate and everything well landscaped and lovingly cared for. We arrived at dusk in early October and it was lovely and warm inside. Lynne and Jon knew that one of us had a significant birthday and to our amazement there was a...

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2Thank minstrelbrownsbay
Reefton, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 October 2012

It's hard not to relax here, even with our three VERY active young girls racing around, checking out the house and garden, racing down the long drive on the bikes, climbing the fields to see who could get closest to the sheep or going for a talk to the horses. They had a wonderful time busying themselves with the surrounds,...

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1Thank Ausfan J
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 19 October 2012

Our family were fortunate enough to stay at the Last Straw Cottage for 7 nights. We needed a peaceful place away from Christchurch where we live. When we drove up the drive towards the cottage we were overwhelmed with the beauty, serenity and peaceful surroundings. Our daughter immediately fell in love with the horses in the paddocks surrounding the cottage....

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2Thank Natasha S
Auckland
Reviewed 17 July 2012

We stayed at the last straw cottage for a week last winter. It was a fabulous place with pleanty of breakfast provisions with 3 bedrooms (2 queens), a large kitchen, very comfortable loungeroom with TV, DVD, CD player etc, bathroom and laudry together with plenty of breakfast provisions (milk, juice, cereal, fresh eggs and muffins) provided by the loviliest of...

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3Thank James M
Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 April 2012

I have tried to book Last Straw Cottage a number of times over the years but it has always been full so I was thrilled to finally book a 2 night stay here in March. It was all I expected and more. A beautiful property in stunning countryside with everything you could want. The kitchen is really well stocked, with...

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3Thank MMJM
Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 13 March 2012

Our family stayed at The Last Straw Cottage in March 2012. We had traveled around NZ for two months and felt so lucky to land at Lynn and Jon's very special cottage for eight nights (was supposed to be 7 but we luckily were able to extend it one day). It was by far our most comfortable stay in all...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
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Address: Mt Heslington Road, Brightwater, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Brightwater
Price Range: €198 - €233 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“It is a cottage so take your pick, they are all lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles RMKNZ, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“It will be difficult to drag yourself away from this beautiful place but I recommend a visit to Rabbit Island for a swim and relax on the beach. Abel Tasman national park is also easy to get to.”
 of 5 bubbles ofoww, 27 Dec 2012 | Read review
“Rooms looking over the hill are beautiful and have a TV should you wish to chill in bed in the mornings!”
 of 5 bubbles KateW290, 28 Oct 2012 | Read review
“Fully equipped and stocked laundry also a godsend when travelling with children!”
 of 5 bubbles AusfanJ, 26 Oct 2012 | Read review
“We found the Queen bed in the room on the southern side of the house the most comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles JamesM780, 17 Jul 2012 | Read review
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