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A Grand Design - The Britten V1000 Workshop

SuperhostChristchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
Private room in villa hosted by Isabelle & Tim
3 guests1 bedroom2 beds1 shared bath
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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 stunning home by Motorcycle legend John Britten. Undoubtedly one of the most beautiful homes you will ever see; if you seek an experience that is completely unique while you are in Christchurch this is the place for you.

The space
Enjoy staying in this B&B suite that is jam packed with character and charm while you are in Christchurch. Originally the Workshop space where ledgered motorcycle designer John Britten hand crafted the Britten V1000 motorcycles. The suite is adjacent to the swimming pool and looks over the garden.


Note: There are no kitchen facilities in this room, coffee and tea making facilities are provided, including a Nespresso machine.

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.

Guest access
You have exclusive use of this space while you stay.
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 stunning home by Motorcycle legend John Britten. Undoubtedly one of the most beautiful homes you will ever see; if you seek an experience that is completely unique while you are in Christchurch this is the place for you…

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed, 1 single bed

Amenities

Pool
Wi-Fi
Hot tub
Indoor fireplace
Dryer
Iron
Hangers
Air conditioning
Hair dryer
Dedicated workspace

Accessibility

Moving around the space

Wide hallways

Bathroom

No stairs or steps to enter
Accessible-height toilet
Wide doorway to guest bathroom

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand

Shopping, restaurants/cafes, sports venues, the farmers market, beauty and family-friendly attractions are all near The Britten Stables. Riccarton Mall is sure to have something you need. Catch a cricket match at Hagley Oval or stroll through Christchurch Botanic Gardens with a picnic. We are located close to Hagley Park, on the other side of the park is the city. It's about a 20 minute walk into the city from The Britten Stables.
Shopping, restaurants/cafes, sports venues, the farmers market, beauty and family-friendly attractions are all near The Britten Stables. Riccarton Mall is sure to have something you need. Catch a cricket match…

Hosted by Isabelle & Tim

Joined in August 2018
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The Britten Stables offers an outstanding experience where you will feel inspired the moment you enter this large enchanting home and stand in awe of what lays before you. Originally the Stables was part of the historic Mona Vale homestead (est1896) and later restored by Motorcycle Designer John Britten into the home of his dreams. Post earthquake, The Britten Stables has had a full restoration to now represent the finest, unique accommodation available. The Britten Stables has an expansive lawn and picturesque garden offering tranquil setting in the heart of the city.
The Britten Stables offers an outstanding experience where you will feel inspired the moment you enter this large enchanting home and stand in awe of what lays before you. Original…
During your stay
Before your arrival we will email you details to our lock box (Key Safe). This means you can arrive anytime after checkin 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.
Before your arrival we will email you details to our lock box (Key Safe). This means you can arrive anytime after checkin time, that suits you. We live onsite, so if you need anyth…
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Things to know

House rules
Check-in: 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Checkout: 10:00 am
Self check-in with keypad
Not suitable for infants (under 2 years)
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Health & safety
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Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm