Max's House

5 Slalom Place, Castle Hill Village, Canterbury
Max Guests

About this Holiday House

Max's House at Castle Hill village has all the things you require to have a relaxing and comfortable break in the mountains. With unlimited Wireless Broadband, Sky Sport, Apple TV and the ability to use your own Netflix/Disney+/or iTunes logins or watch some of our classic DVDs, you will be able to relax or stay connected to the city as you wish. Underfloor heating, a cozy log burner, heaters in the bedrooms and endless gas hot water ensures you are always cosy and warm in the winter. Upstairs the cathedral ceiling kitchen, living, dining and sun deck (with BBQ) makes the most of the magic mountain views. This open plan area with a double oven, 6 ring gas hob and cafe style coffee machine offers the ideal space for family dinners and entertaining. The bedrooms are spacious and inviting. Upstairs: Bedroom 1 - King bed (+single trundler), Bathroom (toilet/shower) Downstairs: Bedroom 2 - 4 singles (2 bunks), Bedroom 3 - Queen bed (+single trundler), Bedroom 4 - 2 singles (1 bunk) and 2 doubles (1 bunk), Bathroom (toilet/shower/bath), Cloakroom toilet The internal garage has ample space and includes a bike stand and bike tools for your use while staying. There is also a bouldering crash pad and a fantastic table tennis table. A little over 60 minutes from Christchurch the Castle Hill Basin and Craigieburn range offer fantastic summer and winter recreation; walking, fishing, biking, climbing, caving and skiing. Ski Areas within 15 minutes drive include Porters and Cheeseman - great family fields, or for the more adventurous the club fields of Broken River and Craigieburn are 20 minutes away. Castle Hill Rocks offer great bouldering and climbing and the tramping in the area is outstanding as are the mountain bike trails. If however you are looking for a slightly slower pace this is a stunning area just to soak up, relax and unwind. The village boasts a children's playground, tennis and basketball courts, petanque area and 9 hole (slightly rough) golf course. We wish you to enjoy home from home comforts with our books, games and table tennis table and challenge you not to want to come back again!

Details and amenities

Child friendly
Pet: please enquire
Linen: please enquire
No smoking
No disabled access
Sky TV
Heating & cooling
Fire place
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
Drying room
Electric heat
Extra Toilet
Fire wood supplied
Internet available
Oil heaters
Outdoor furniture
Under floor heating
Wood stove

Bed layout

1 King(s), 1 Queen(s), 1 Double Bunk(s), 3 Bunk(s), 2 Trundler bed(s), 2 Cot(s)

Special Amenities

Beautifully presented, well equipped and with magnificant views from all windows to the mountains.

Special Attractions and Activities Nearby

20 minutes to the ski fields. Superb, iconic alpine mountain bike trails are located a ride from the house or a short drive away. Tennis courts, petanque, and rough golf course in the village. 10 minutes to Cave Stream for summer caving and Castle Hill rocks for climbing. Fabulous tramping. En route to Arthurs Pass, the gateway to the West Coast.


Average Rating: 5
32 total reviews

Terry Donaldson
Big, comfortable well-equipped house. We'll be back.
Response from Owner
Thanks for your review and lovely to host you again. We look forward to welcoming you back to enjoy Castle Hill again sometime.
Megan Hopper
The host is excellent, fabulous communication. Max's house was lovely to stay in, very comfortable and warm.
Response from Owner
Appreciate your kind comments and hope to have you and the crew stay and play in the snow or hills again soon.
erica brouard
So tidy and well organised. Great range of bedrooms. Well equipped kitchen and great for kids.
Response from Owner
Thank you for your lovely review. We look forward to welcoming you and your party back again soon.
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Date rangeRatesExtra guestsMinimum stay
All year$250 / Night for 4 guests$302 Nights
All year
$250 / Night for 4 guests
Extra guests: $30Min. stay: 2 Nights
*Children under 2 years are free
*For a treat, we recommend fresh linen for $25 per person.
*A post-stay clean is $125, booked through us.
*The house can comfortably sleep 14.
*Rental rates are subject to change at anytime.


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