Ideally located on Kitchener Street, the main entrance to town, this grand 1872 Homestead is one of Martinborough’s very first houses.
Generously proportioned, with 14ft6 stud height & many original features, this house is typical of the grand villas of this era.
The kitchen/dining room is at the rear of the house & has two sets of French doors, a wood burner & a good supply of cookware, plate ware & stemware in the walk in pantry.
The Study/Library has a firebox, Sky TV & a comfy sofa.
The Lounge offers a charming mix of vintage seating & modern art. And is perfect for relaxing or more formal entertaining.
The bedrooms are beautifully presented, with new carpet, luxurious beds & beautiful drapes. With the largest having French doors opening out to the verandah, overlooking the vineyard.
The King/Twin room is ideal for children, with a 3rd bed (double) on the mezzanine floor.
For the more adventurous, there is a secret bedroom, accessed by a vertical ladder at the rear of the house.
The main bathroom has a clawfoot bath, separate shower & wc.
There is a second shower & wc in the laundry.
With expansive grounds, including the 10acre vineyard & an abundance of sheltered spaces, there are plenty of ideal setting for relaxing in the shade on a sunny day, or dining on a balmy Martinborugh evening.
Heat pumps, wifi, hooded BBQ, outside table & chairs
House - 5 bedrooms
*1x King/Twin, with a Double on the mezzanine
*1x Single loft , accessed by a vertical ladder
Rates - per night (minimum 2 night stay)
From $690 per night for up to 6 guests - includes 2 bottles of Porters Wine
Based upon - $450 - first 2 guests, $60pp - additional adult & $40pp - additional child <12yrs
Need additional beds..?
*1x Queen - ensuited
$100 per night
Additionally, on site..
The Winemakers Loft
Situated above the Porters Winery in a converted 100 year old barn. Complete with the original matai flooring & dormer windows. The french doors open onto a balcony, with panoramic views of Porters vineyards.
One double bedroom/living room with french doors opening onto balcony. Kitchenette with fridge, toaster and kettle.Bathroom with large powerful shower.
Wifi (no TV)
Rates - $200 for one night, $170 for 2 plus nights