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Accommodation & Availability


acePlease choose between the small cosy Guest Room, the spacious Suite Room or book both rooms at a discounted rate for B&B.

Yummy organic breakfast is included for all B&B-type bookings. Dinner available on request. Please book until noon the same day.

Check out the menu.


One child up to the age of 6 years stays for free! An extra mattress or a baby cot are available for the spacious Suite Room at no cost.

Minimum stay is 2 nights. You can also book the house as a self-contained unit. Minimum stay for the house as a self-contained unit is 3 nights.

We make exceptions in case of availability, please inquire. Long-term discounts possible.






Cosy Guest Room - NZD 135

The cosy Guest Room has a queensize Futon mattress on top of a wooden base. In-room heating. Lockable wardrobe. Laundry service.

Free Wifi. Yummy organic breakfast included. Minimum stay 2 nights.

Double Rate   NZD 135

Single Rate     NZD 115

Shared bathroom, unless you book both rooms at a discounted rate.

Book both rooms for NZD 245

Please inquire for long-term rate specials

Spacious Suite Room - NZD 155

The spacious Suite Room has a kingsize bed. In-room heating. Portable baby cot or extra mattress available. Laundry service available.

Free Wifi. Yummy organic breakfast included. Minimum stay 2 nights.

Double Rate   NZD 155

Single Rate     NZD 135

Shared bathroom, unless you book both rooms at a discounted rate.

Book both rooms for NZD 245

Please inquire for long-term rate specials

A Private Heaven - NZD 450

Book the house with 2 bedrooms as a self-contained unit. One full bathroom, one separate toilet. Laundry service available.

Free WiFi. Heating included. Minimum stay 3 nights. Please inquire for long-term specials.

Daily Rate      NZD 450

Weekly Rate  NZD 2730

The house is a TV-free zone. Off-road parking available.

Please inquire for special offers

Long-term rates not available at present


…..Organic & Quality Food

A-Z Overview


Discover Sumner – the beach and the Port Hills. Hiking, biking, swimming and surfing opportunities. Surf lessons are available in Sumner. Our bay between Cave Rock and Scarborough is a safe area for beginners.

Bikes and body boards can be used for free.



Breakfast included. We serve a delicious breakfast with mostly organic food. Your choice between organic muesli (gluten-free toasted nut & seed mix or nut & seed-free untoasted organic mix) with fresh fruit, yoghurt and nuts or cooked breakfast with scrambled eggs and cherry tomatoes on buttered toast or toast with cream cheese and/or a selection of locally-made jams and honey or all of it, if you feel like it. Orange juice and your choice of tea (English Breakfast and a selection of herbal teas or plunger coffee). We also do utterly delicious and healthy hot lemon with Manuka honey or green smoothies as extras (charged separately).  We also have seasonal specialities on offer whenever possible.


Check-in / Check-out

Check-in usually is from 3pm onwards. Please contact us about your check-in time. Check-out is until 12 noon.



Dinner can be cooked on request. Please book until noon the same day. Check out the menu here.


Recommendations for dinner in Sumner:

Clink Restaurant & Bar

The Cornershop Bistro

Indian Sumner

Salt Bar Cafe



Book 2 rooms and pay only NZD 245 per night.

Please inquire for long-term discounts.

Getting Around
Free pick-up from local bus stop. The Purple Line bus connects us directly with the city center and the airport. We offer airport transfers on request (charges apply, please check under Location).


Guest Access
Guests have access to the living area, a small library, some parlour games, the kitchen and the beautiful outside areas including the main deck and the garden with some nice hideaway seats for relaxation or reading, and a hammock.

The hosts’ private rooms, the lower deck and the garage are not accessible for guests.



In-room heating is provided for your comfort in both rooms and in the rest of the house. For additional warmth and comfort hot-water bottles are available as well.


Your hosts

We are available for our guests at check-in & check-out and during breakfasts and are very happy to share our local knowledge including NZ-wide travel and can provide a lot of useful tips, information, maps, brochures and more.



We offer free unlimited WiFi.


Children – Baby Cot & Extra Bed

One child under the age of 6 years stays for free. A portable baby cot is available for free. An extra mattress can be provided for use in the Suite Room for one child up to the age of 6 years at no cost.


Laundry service can be provided on request – NZD 10 per load of washing or drying.



We are located a 40 minute drive from Christchurch International Airport and a 20 minute drive from Christchurch city centre.

Airport pick-up or drop-off can be arranged on request: NZD 60 plus parking fees during daytime 9am – 9pm, NZD 90 including parking fees at other times.

The Purple Line bus route connects the seaside suburb of Sumner directly with Christchurch International Airport and the city centre.

We offer rides up and down the hill for free.

We are located 200m above sea level. The beach and village of Sumner with cafes, shops and restaurants can be reached by a 20 minute walk downhill or a 2 minute drive. The walk back up takes 30 minutes (or depending on your fitness a bit longer) and is a perfect fitness training, but we happily pick you up again if you want to take it easy.


Minimum Stay

Minimum stay for B&B is 2 nights. Minimum stay for the house as a self-contained unit is 5 nights. Exceptions are possible in case of availability at a 50% surcharge on the regular rate.


The Neighbourhood
We are located in a peaceful neighbourhood – ususally very quiet and tranquil. The ocean can be heard at the distance, the bird chorus is lovely at dawn, often frogs are around and singing as well, sometimes possums can be heard at night.


Our road is a ‘No Exit’ road and parking is safe and free on the quiet roadside. You are also welcome to drive down the curved and quite steep driveway in case you are happy to reverse back up again.



Sorry – pets cannot be accommodated.


Yoga & Meditation, Relaxation

For guests staying for our special relaxation weekends (please inquire) we offer free introductions to Yoga and meditation. Deep relaxation treatments can be arranged – reflexology treatments (charges apply).


Photo Tours & Photography Workshops

Sightseeing Tours and Photo Tours are on offer. Your host is a professional photographer and has a Passenger Service Licence. Please inquire or learn more on maja moritz photography.

Individually tailored photography workshops and tutoring available. Check out the workshop program.


More info about the region:


Christchurch, Canterbury, South Island

Trip Advisor Recommendations


Banks Peninsula Track



Smoking is only allowed outside.



The Guest Room has a lockable wardrobe. Luggage can also be stored in the garage for a few weeks before or after your stay.



The house is a TV free zone.