Enchanting Lombardy Cottage is a beautiful historic stone cottage in a peaceful woodland setting, with mature trees and established gardens. A babbling brook and a little stream run through the tranquil grounds, rejuvenating the senses.
Lombardy Cottage is an ideal 1.6 hectare haven in St Bathans, Central Otago and is just under two hours' scenic drive from Queenstown's International Airport.
The cottage was originally built in 1864, restored and extended with love in 2001 creating the beautifully maintained that it is today.
This cottage has two bedrooms with the option of a third. The large master suite brings the outdoors in with double doors leading to the manicured gardens. The homes main bathroom is packed with character and beautiful features such as a claw foot bath tub.
The open-plan kitchen, dining opens out onto the sprawling gardens and country outlook. The living area leads into your very own library which also doubles as an office, complete with an open fire place. Underfloor heating throughout and diesel burner in the living room offers warmth in the winter months. Comfortable, cosy and charming, country living at its best.
Additional to the cottage, at the far end of the grounds you will find 'The Garden Room' known as The Rabbiter's Hut. A fully restored 19th century hut, this sanctuary complete with an open fire place is used as an artist's studio or additional bedroom. Plus there is a four-bay garage with plenty of storage.
The large, raised-bed vegetable garden and an assortment of fruit trees amongst the mature woodland gardens offers a self-sufficient lifestyle and water supply is plentiful from an on-site well.
Lombardy Cottage is currently operated as a short-term holiday rental attracting premium guests from around the world. This special property could be a private home, a holiday home or a business.
For more information please contact Jane or Jemma.