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Bridle Path Retreat

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Surrender in splendor at this impeccably stylish Heathcote hideaway

A chic modern escape

With sophisticated architecture and considered design features, this award-winning accommodation is one of Christchurch’s most revered properties. Filled with an abundance of natural light and sweeping valley views, the open plan kitchen, living and dining area are ideal for entertaining. 

At Bridle Path Retreat, attention to detail is key. From the carefully curated furnishings to the impeccable finishes throughout the space, every element of this home has been thoughtfully designed to provide a sense of serenity and sophistication.

The designer kitchen is ideal for large groups of families and friends boasting two ovens, and plenty of prepping space. It also includes a separate butler’s pantry with two fridges and a second dishwasher.

The kitchen and dining area leads directly onto the outside patio.

Dine and drink under the stars 

The breathtaking outdoor oasis is complete with a salt water heated pool surrounded by mountain views and manicured gardens. There is a full outdoor dining area that can seat 9, or enjoy sipping on wine fireside in the comfortable outdoor lounge area.

Room for repose  

Rest in the finest quality bed linens and comfortable bedding, ensuring a great night’s sleep in two super king, two king, and two single beds. The bathrooms feature showers, vanities, hairdryers, and complimentary toiletries.

The primary suite is a sanctuary featuring sleek wooden furnishings, and an elegant walk-in-wardrobe. For those seeking an extra level of indulgence, a private spa is located directly outside the primary suite, providing the perfect spot to warm up on chilly evenings or simply soak amongst the tranquil surroundings.

Three additional bedrooms offer built-in storage, garden views, and share a large family bathroom.

For additional entertainment, the media room provides a secondary space to lounge, with a large flat screen TV, with complementary wifi available.

Sea & surf within reach

Situated in Heathcote Valley, a mere three-minute drive to the Ferrymead shopping area with its cafes, shopping, and bars.  For those seeking seaside escapes, Sumner Beach is just an eight-minute drive, while Lyttelton is only five minutes away in the other direction. Christchurch city center is a convenient 20-minute drive away, ensuring that this property strikes the perfect balance between privacy and proximity.

**Please note that this property is not recommended for children aged 0-3 years due to the sunken lounge. Unfortunately, this property is also not pet-friendly. Additionally, security cameras with audio operate externally around the property for the safety and security of all guests.

  • Garage Parking
  • Jacuzzi / Hot Tub / Spa
  • Media / Cinema Room
  • Mountain View
  • BBQ
  • Outdoor Fire
  • Coffee Machine
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Pool
  • Cinema/media room
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Swimming Pool


Primary suiteSuper King Bed + En Suite

Bedroom 2Super King Bed

Bedroom 3King Bed

Bedroom 42 x Single Beds

Standard Inclusions

  • Tea & Coffee
  • Arrival bottle of wine

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