Frequently Asked Questions

We hope some of the answers below will help you decide to come and stay with us and answer any simple questions you may have. For further information please do not hesitate to contact us.

How long does it take to get to Timaru?


  • By car:2 hours 15 mins from Christchurch
  • By car:2.5 hours from Dunedin
Do you cater for night meals?

No sorry.

However there are numerous restaurants within easy walking distance of our home. Please ask us about our recommendation to meet your needs.

What about pets, children, and smoking?
  • We have a pet free home
  • We do not allow smoking indoors, alternatively, we do provide outside smoking areas.
  • We provide the type of home and environment that lends itself to adults. [20+] Our rooms are designed for one or two guests. If you are traveling with your adult children, we recommend they have their own room.
Do you provide for special dietary needs?

Most of the time, special dietary needs can be met. Advise us of this ahead of time.

Is there plenty of wardrobe space to hang my suit and shirts?
Yes as each room has closet areas where you can hang your clothes.
Do you have an iron and ironing board available?
Yes. You can access the iron in the laundry area.
What level of privacy may I have?

You can be as social or as private as you choose during your stay. The choice to converse and interact with other guests or your hosts is totally up to you.

Where do the Hosts sleep?

We have our own room in the house apart from the guest rooms.