Oreti River House

1-3 Folia Street, Lumsden
Max Guests

About this Holiday House

Oreti River House is a fully renovated villa surrounded by a large landscaped garden in the friendly country town of Lumsden. It has three bedrooms and two bathrooms and can accommodate 5 guests. A modern granite kitchen, plush furniture and superior beds make this house a very comfortable place to rent. The house and garden is enclosed by high hedges which gives a reflective privacy to the area even though the house is only a short walk to town shops, cafes and services. Close to the famous rivers of the Oreti, Mataura and Waikaia and part of the Around the Mountains Cycle Trail. A perfect location for anglers, cyclists, hikers and tourists.

Details and amenities

Child friendly
No pets
Linen provided
No smoking
No disabled access
Sky TV
Heating & cooling
Air Conditioning
Electric blankets
Fire place
Gas heating
Heat pump
Food processor
High Chair
Cot Available
Extra Bedding
Washing Machine
Boat parking
Off Street Parking
Tea, coffee, sugar etc
CD player
Cellphone coverage
Cleaning equipment
Cleaning supplies
Clothes line
Electric heat
Extra Toilet
Fire wood supplied
Gas log fire
Internet available
iPod Dock
Laundry Tub
Oil heaters
Outdoor furniture
Under floor heating

Bed layout

1 King/Twin, 1 Queen(s), 1 King single(s)

Special Amenities

A very comfortable self contained holiday house where every effort has been made to try and provide a relaxed holiday for our guests. The house is very quiet and snug - featuring double glazed large windows, insulated walls, ceiling and floor and thick curtains. Wonderful views of the large landscaped garden looking up to distant mountains. Set on two large sections of land and completely enclosed by high hedges. The garden is extensively planted into New Zealand native plants and exotic alpine shrubs. Spring brings tulips, daffodils, grape hyacinth, peony and cherry blossom into flower. The surrounding garden is quiet and full of birds. An outdoor fire pit is a quaint place to meet and chat after a day touring in Southland. Centrally located in the country town of Lumsden and only a short walk to shops, pub, cafes and supermarket. An easy 10 minute walk to the beautiful Oreti River.

Special Attractions and Activities Nearby

Lumsden is centrally located to be within one hours drive of many of Southland's large towns and attractions including Queenstown, Te Anau, Gore, Invercargill, Bluff and Winton. Lumsden is close to the Mavora Lakes, Snowdon Forest, Eyre Mountains and the Takitimu Mountains Conservation Areas. Also accessible is Fiordland with its spectacular scenery and hiking and boating adventures. Near to 35 streams, rivers and lakes, Lumsden is a trout fishing mecca offering endless opportunities for the brown and rainbow trout hunter to stalk fish in sparkling, crystal clear water. Hikers and cyclists enjoy the many tracks and paths the region offers. Families and friends have many choices for day outings in towns, forests and lakes. Oreti River House is only a short 2 minute walk across a large town common (park) to shops and cafes. The large garden offers a quiet place to enjoy a day at home or a comfy base for a day adventure in beautiful Southland.


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Date rangeRatesExtra guestsMinimum stay
16 Aug - 25 Aug $300 / Night for 5 guests1 Night
Rest of year$325 / Night for 2 guests$303 Nights
Rest of year$1960 / Week for 2 guests1 Week
Rest of year$1806 / Week for 2 guests2 Weeks
Rest of year$1568 / Week for 2 guests$154 Weeks
Rest of year$2170 / Week for 3 guests1 Week
Rest of year$2380 / Week for 4 guests1 Week
Rest of year$2590 / Week for 5 guests1 Week
Rest of year$2016 / Week for 3 guests2 Weeks
Rest of year$2226 / Week for 4 guests2 Weeks
Rest of year$2149 / Week for 5 guests2 Weeks
16 Aug - 25 Aug
$300 / Night for 5 guests
Min. stay: 1 Night
Rest of year
$325 / Night for 2 guests
Extra guests: $30Min. stay: 3 Nights
Rest of year
$1960 / Week for 2 guests
Min. stay: 1 Week
Rest of year
$1806 / Week for 2 guests
Min. stay: 2 Weeks
Rest of year
$1568 / Week for 2 guests
Extra guests: $15Min. stay: 4 Weeks
Rest of year
$2170 / Week for 3 guests
Min. stay: 1 Week
Rest of year
$2380 / Week for 4 guests
Min. stay: 1 Week
Rest of year
$2590 / Week for 5 guests
Min. stay: 1 Week
Rest of year
$2016 / Week for 3 guests
Min. stay: 2 Weeks
Rest of year
$2226 / Week for 4 guests
Min. stay: 2 Weeks
Rest of year
$2149 / Week for 5 guests
Min. stay: 2 Weeks
Two bicycles with helmets are available for hire for a small extra charge.
A minimum three night booking policy applies to Oreti River House.
The minimum rate is set for 1-2 guests. The maximum the house can accommodate is 5 guests. The extra guest charge applies for bookings over 2 guests where a $30/night/person charge applies ( except for 28+night bookings where a $15/person/night rate applies)
The whole house is booked for each individual booking. We do not book rooms or part of the house.
A House Manager lives nearby who can assist with keys and the house services.




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