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Hidden Gem at the backyard of Christchurch

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4 bedrooms, free WiFi, bed sheets
4 bedrooms, free WiFi, bed sheets

Overview of Hidden Gem at the backyard of Christchurch

Entire home

Hidden Gem at the backyard of Christchurch

5.0/5 Exceptional

Entire home

4 bedrooms2 bathroomsSleeps 10

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Pet-friendly
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Outdoor space

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest stays
  • Sheets and towels washed at 60°C
Diamond Harbour, Canterbury

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationChurch Bay6 min walk
  • Popular LocationRipapa Island9 min drive
  • Popular LocationQuail Island21 min drive
  • AirportChristchurch (CHC-Christchurch Intl.)44 min drive

Space details

4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 10
250 sq m
Bedroom 1
    2 single beds
Bedroom 2
    1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
    1 king bed
Bedroom 4
    1 king bed
Bathroom 1
Bathroom 2
    Combined shower/bath

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Hidden Gem at the backyard of Christchurch

Adults-only holiday home in Diamond Harbour
Set down a private lane overlooking Diamond Harbour, Quail Island, our luxury holiday home is ideal for families, with local amenities, beaches, parks, walking tracks all within easy reach. Sit on the patio and enjoy a glass of wine or a Nespresso coffee on the house, whilst watching the sun glistening on the sea. TV, radio with surround sound, Netflix, Wifi, everything you ever dreamed of for a luxury retreat at affordable rate!

With all the flexibility of four bedrooms, master with walk in wardrobe and full ensuite, a 2nd bathroom, separate toilet and a substantial additional rooms, this home spans 250m2 (approx) of floor area, and is efficiently heated throughout by Honeywell central heating, HRV ventilation and solar panels to ensure a warm home all year round. Outside there's plenty of space for the kids to play, the pets to roam, and the adults to relax and unwind on your sunny balcony accessed off the main living. Laundry, entertainment unit lounge, extra living with sofa bed, plenty of parking space and much more...
Guest accommodation at this holiday home offers DVD players and coffee/tea makers. Rooms open to balconies. Kitchens or kitchenettes offer fridges, hobs, microwaves and kitchenware and utensils.

Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit and hairdryers. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access.

Property manager

William WEI
Speaks English, Chinese

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the regional cleaning and disinfection practices of CESCO (S. Korea)

Social distancing

Property is kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Close to skiing


  • Free WiFi

Parking and transport

  • On-site parking options include a garage
  • Car recommended


  • Fridge
  • Hob
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Paper towels
  • Spices
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils


  • Breakfast available for a fee


  • 4 bedrooms
  • Bed sheets provided


  • 2 bathrooms
  • Combined shower/bath
  • Hairdryer
  • Shampoo
  • Soap
  • Towels provided
  • Toilet paper


  • TV
  • DVD player
  • Stereo

Outdoor areas

  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor furniture


  • Washing machine and dryer


  • Heating


  • Pet friendly


  • Smoke-free property

Location highlights

  • Near the bay

Things to do

  • Whale watching nearby
  • Swimming nearby
  • Fishing nearby
  • Power boating nearby

Safety features

  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • First aid kit
  • Smoke detector


  • Sleeps 10
  • Unit size: 2691 sq ft (250 sq m)
  • Property does not allow children

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Check-in time starts at 11:00 AM


Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions


Pets are allowed
Restrictions apply; for more information contact the property on the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

This property welcomes adults only

Important information

You need to know

This property is managed by a private host, not a professional engaged in trade or business
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
On-site parties or group events are strictly prohibited
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a smoke detector and a first aid kit
This property is managed through our partner, Vrbo. You will receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account, where you can change or cancel your reservation

We should mention

Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
A car is recommended for transport to and from this property

Property is also known as

Hidden Gem at the Backyard of Christchurch Diamond Harbour
Hidden Gem at the Backyard of Christchurch Private vacation home

About this area

Diamond Harbour

This holiday home is located in Diamond Harbour. Port Hills and Lyttelton Harbour are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those in the mood for shopping can visit The Colombo and Cashel Mall. Christchurch Adventure Park and Christchurch Gondola are also worth visiting. With power boating, fishing and swimming nearby, you'll find plenty of adventures in the water.

What's nearby

  • Church Bay - 6 min walk
  • Ripapa Island - 9 min drive
  • Quail Island - 21 min drive
  • Lyttelton Harbour - 30 min drive
  • Mount Cavendish - 31 min drive


  • Ōtoromiro Hotel - 17 min drive
  • Sign of the Kiwi - 21 min drive
  • Sign of the Takahe - 25 min drive
  • The Cup - 26 min drive
  • Spooky Boogie - 29 min drive

Getting around

  • Christchurch Railway Station - 35 min drive
  • Christchurch International Airport (CHC) - 44 min drive

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 3 out of 3 reviews
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5/5 Excellent

Perfect house for a retreat
Great location, great house, great break. Thanks

5/5 Excellent

Beautiful home and views. Beds and home spotless. Treats a lovely surprise.
We will be back

5/5 Excellent

Fantastic place to stay
Amazing house with spectacular view. Beds beautifully comfortable and so much space a luxury time away. The hosts provided so many extras nibbles, milk in frig coffee etc simply amazing would go back in a heart beat. Thoroughly recommend.