Two king bedrooms, one with en-suite and one additional bathroom.
Stereo with CD player SKY TV/DVD LCD Flat screen TV Wireless Broadband Internet Connection/no charge IPOD connection
A fully equipped kitchen, complete with dishwasher, gas hob cooktop, electric oven and microwave. Gas BBQ
Full laundry with washing machine, dryer and ironing facilities.
Located within easy walking distance is an all-weather tennis court with lighting for night use - as a guest you are very welcome to play on this during your stay.
Separate outdoor verandah. Flat sheltered grassed areas. Please note, this retreat is in close proximity to a private residence and has a friendly black Labrador called Solomon aka 'Solly'.
Open indoor fire
Black Dog Cottage is located in the beautiful Tuki Tuki River Valley. It is up a private driveway on farmland above the river with spectacular views across the river to the entire ridgeline of Te Mata Peak. It is just 15 minutes drive from Havelock North, situated 4 kms upstream (west) from the Red Bridge which crosses the Tuki Tuki River.
During your stay you can also enjoy a premium selection of Black Barn wines.
Unlike hotel mini bars, these wines are supplied to you at winery prices and significantly less than hospitality rates. If there is a Black Barn wine we don't have in your retreat just let us know and we will have it ready for your arrival.
BBV NV Brut
BBV 2017 Pinot Gris
BBV 2017 Rose
BBV 2014 Barrel Fermented Chardonnay
BBV 2014 Merlot Malbec Cabernet Franc
BBV 2014 Syrah
Garage Project Beer – Pale Ale & Hāpi Daze
Antipodes Still and Sparkling Water
There is great trout fishing right at your doorstep - or we can provide a guide to take you a little further afield. You can also enjoy river swimming, kayaking and extensive walking trails. Cape Kidnappers, recognised as one of the worlds great Golf courses is 20 minutes down stream. The beautiful Waimarama and Ocean beaches are 20 minutes to the east. There are wineries and restaurants all within minutes of the gate. Havelock North with its great shopping, delis, antiques and food supplies is 10 minutes away. We also offer a wide range of activities that we are more than happy to arrange on your behalf.
Black Dog Cottage sleeps up to four people using two kingsized bedrooms with one ensuite and one additional bathroom. One room can be split for twin occupancy. The sunroom can have an additional bed added to it. First mornings breakfast provisions supplied. The minimum stay is three nights and sorry, no pets and no smoking indoors.
'Black Dog cottage had every home comfort you could wish for, fabulous views, and very prompt response when making any queries with Black Barn Vineyards. Probably the best place we have ever stayed. Wine was great too. We'll be back....next time we go to NZ.'