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Beaufort House

Address:

Beaufort House Akaroa
42 Rue Grehan
AKAROA 7520

NEW ZEALAND

Phone/Fax number:

 

03 3047517

Email address:

info@beauforthouse.co.nz

Website address:

www.beauforthouse.co.nz

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Beaufort House

Beaufort House Akaroa offers luxury accommodation and harbour views to discerning guests who enjoy heritage, character and the charm of a bygone era.

Established trees and birdlife abound, the boutique vineyard at the rear of the property with the original servants quarters gives a wonderful tranquil setting.

Breakfast is served in the dining room, on the veranda or on our terrace outdoor table with magnificent views of Akaroa. Much of our produce is home grown in our kitchen garden and we also use an abundance of fresh local produce.
Sharon enjoys setting the table from her collection of items from a bygone era, utilising silverware and glassware, and beautiful Portmerion china, in the Pomana design.

Our daily breakfasts consist of the following:

  • A choice of fresh juices
  • Selection of cereals including Sharon’s home toasted muesli
  • Bircher Muesli
  • Platter of seasonal fresh fruit, natural yoghurt
  • A variety of cooked dishes which change regularly with seasonal choices (includes Noel’s Country Breakfast)
  • Freshly baked croissants with a selection of homemade conserves and jams
  • Premium freshly ground coffee and a wide selection of teas

Special dietary requirements are catered for on request

 

Directions…

From Christchurch:

Take State Highway 75 through Little River, over the hilltop and into Akaroa. Once you arrive in Akaroa village, follow the road onto Rue Lavaud & then first left into Rue Grehan. We are approximately 200 metres up Rue Grehan on the right hand side at number 42.

Nearby Activities…
Akaroa French Heritage, Museums, Gardens, Scenic Attractions, Dolphin Watch, wildlife

Nearby popular destinations…
Akaroa, Banks Peninsula, Lyttleton, Christchurch

Tariff…
From $350 per room per night.

Beaufort HouseThe Shepherd Room was named after the second owner of Wilderness House – Constable and Mrs Shepherd.  This charming room gets the first of the morning sun all year round.  It has a Queen size bed with traditional black iron bed ends.  The room has its own private balcony, perfect for an early morning cup of tea or an afternoon or evening glass of wine. On a hot summers night what could be more perfect than to sleep with the door open and enjoy the melodious birdsong which is abundant in our garden. The room has an ensuite bathroom with a walk in shower.

 

  • Pillow top beds with luxurious white Egyptian sheets, feather down pillows, NZ 100% wool blankets, feather down bed coverings, electric blanket, marcella quilts ….. self control heaters and heated bathroom towel rail
  • fluffy Egyptian towels, NZ natural toiletries, hair dryer
  • posies of fresh flowers from our own garden
  • tea making facilities, Royal Albert fine bone china, selection of teas, plunger coffee, cookies & chocolates, mineral water
  • complimentary wireless internet (free Wi-Fi)
  • views from every room, either the vineyard, surrounding hills, garden or the sea. peaceful and tranquil settings
Beaufort HouseThis lovely corner room was named after George Nalder the English Solicitor who built Wilderness House in Akaroa in 1878.   As he was a keen botanist and ornithologist,  this room has been given a botanical flavour with the bedroom drapes. You can lie in bed and admire our giant bunya bunya(monkey puzzle) tree, magnolia grandiflora and cornus flowering right outside the window and planted by George Nalder 135years ago.  This room gets all year round morning and afternoon sun.   It has a beautiful Italian Rosewood Queen size bed with in laid marquetry on the headboard, ensuite bathroom with walk in shower.

 

  • Pillow top beds with luxurious white Egyptian sheets, feather down pillows, NZ 100% wool blankets, feather down bed coverings, electric blanket, marcella quilts ….. self control heaters and heated bathroom towel rail
  • fluffy Egyptian towels, NZ natural toiletries, hair dryer
  • posies of fresh flowers from our own garden
  • tea making facilities, Royal Albert fine bone china, selection of teas, plunger coffee, cookies & chocolates, mineral water
  • complimentary wireless internet (free Wi-Fi)
Beaufort HouseThe Walker room is named after the Walker family who completed the major renovations in the late 1990’s and put much care and love into the property.. Decorated in a blue and white theme it enjoys lovely afternoon sun with valley and bay views. Currently this room can be configured as a king or twin room though plans are to place a antique French Queen size bed in the room, before the summer of 2013.  It has a private bathroom. (The Walker bathroom), just a few steps across the hall. This is our largest bathroom with views over the vineyard and a deep claw foot bath with overhead shower …a wonderful relaxing bathroom

 

  • Walker Room is a King size bed – that can be split into 2 single beds.
  • Pillow top beds with luxurious white Egyptian sheets, feather down pillows, NZ 100% wool blankets, feather down bed coverings, electric blanket, marcella quilts ….. self control heaters and heated bathroom towel rail
  • fluffy Egyptian towels, NZ natural toiletries, hair dryer
  • posies of fresh flowers from our own garden
  • tea making facilities, Royal Albert fine bone china, selection of teas, plunger coffee, cookies & chocolates, mineral water
  • complimentary wireless internet (free Wi-Fi)
Beaufort HouseThis charming corner room has lovely sea views down into Children’s Bay and the surrounding valley. The room was named after the Fyfe sisters who ran Wilderness House in Akaroa as a boarding establishment in the mid 19th Century.  Enjoy fabulous afternoon sun, ideal for a snooze before joining us for a glass of wine and strolling down to the village for a memorable meal. The room has an antique French upholstered Queen bed and a large ensuite bathroom with bath and overhead shower

 

  • Pillow top beds with luxurious white Egyptian sheets, feather down pillows, NZ 100% wool blankets, feather down bed coverings, electric blanket, marcella quilts ….. self control heaters and heated bathroom towel rail
  • fluffy Egyptian towels, NZ natural toiletries, hair dryer
  • posies of fresh flowers from our own garden
  • tea making facilities, Royal Albert fine bone china, selection of teas, plunger coffee, cookies & chocolates, mineral water
  • complimentary wireless internet (free Wi-Fi)
Noel and Sharon

BeaufortNoel and Sharon are hospitality professionals having owned and operated a fine dining Restaurant in Christchurch for 9 years.

Sharon has a background in sales having worked for a prominent telecommunications company for many years.  During her time in hospitality, Sharon managed the Restaurant, was the in-house wedding planner and co-ordinated all special events.  Sharon is a keen collector of antiques and period furniture which is reflected in the photo gallery, her other interests include gardening, cooking, travel and sailing.

Noel spent 15 years in the offshore oil industry, travelling to many exotic destinations as a senior driller. He also lectured in blow out prevention and well control in Singapore and London.

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