A Grand Design - Library Suite

Room 3, 48 Matai Street West, Riccarton, Christchurch
Max Guests

About this Holiday House

The Britten Stables recently featured on Grand Designs New Zealand and has a phenomenally rich history. Built in the late 1800's it was originally a horse stables, until being transformed into a unique home by Motorcycle legend John Britten. Isabelle (John's daughter) and husband Tim, are dedicated to sharing it's history and beauty with guests from all over the world who seek an experience that is completely unique, just like you. Enjoy staying in this B&B suite that is jam packed with character and charm while you are in Christchurch. The library suite is open plan multi-level with a stunning library/living room space upstairs and a bedroom and ensuite bathroom downstairs. Note: Their are no kitchen facilities in this room. An ideal city retreat for those wanting to relax and unwind in style. There is a spa pool (heated all year round) in the garden that is very private and a heated swimming pool (heated between September - April). Parking is available on the street side and there is always plenty. Infants under 10 months of age that are not walking are welcome free of charge. A portable cot and high-chair can be provided. Before your arrival we will email you details to our lock box (Key Safe). This means you can arrive anytime after check-in time, that suits you. We live onsite, so if you need anything you can just let us know. We also provide a booklet with handy local tips and a list of our favourite things to do and see in Christchurch, along with detailed house information.

Details and amenities

Child friendly
No pets
Linen provided
No smoking
No disabled access
Spa Bath
Spa pool
Swimming Pool
Heating & cooling
Air Conditioning
Fire place
Heat pump
Washing Machine

Bed layout

1 King(s)


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Date rangeRatesMinimum stay
1 Apr - 31 Oct $185 / Night for 2 guests1 Night
Rest of year$220 / Night for 2 guests1 Night
1 Apr - 31 Oct
$185 / Night for 2 guests
Min. stay: 1 Night
Rest of year
$220 / Night for 2 guests
Min. stay: 1 Night
Please note this property has a strictly “No Party Policy, failure to comply with property polices may result in the eviction of guests and the loss of any deposits, payments or bonds paid. Damage to the property will result in further charges. All guests must sign the property terms and conditions of stay. Guests are required to show valid ID and credit card prior to arrival.




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