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Location and map

From Blenheim. Take State Highway 1 out of Blenheim towards Kaikoura. Drive out of town and past Riverlands school. Take the second turn left onto Malthouse Road, opposite the Historic Cob Cottage (signposted). Mt Riley vineyard is signposted down this road also. (If you reach Riverlands Industrial Estate or Montana's Brancott winery, you have gone too far.)
On Malthouse Road, turn right at the red mailbox and drive to the end of the seal. Continue onto the gravel road, through the gateway signposted "Silklen Estate". Turn right past the pond, past the house to the cottage.

From Kaikoura. Drive along State Highway 1 toward Blenheim. As you come through the Wither Hills and out onto the Wairau Plains you will drive past Montana's Brancott Estate winery on your left, and then Riverlands Industrial Estate. Turn right into Matlhouse Road opposite the Historic Cob Cottage (signposted). If you reach Riverlands School and Blenheim you have gone past Malthouse Road.
On Malthouse Road, turn right at the red mailbox and drive to the end of the seal. Continue onto the gravel road and through the gateway. Turn right past the pond, past the house to the cottage.

 

Strawberry Cottage is in the heart of Marlborough's world famous Sauvignon Blanc vineyards at the top of the South Island. The cottage is a few minutes' drive from central Blenheim, just off State Highway 1 to Kaikoura and Christchurch. it is 30 minutes' drive from Picton where ferries operate to and from Wellington in the North Island.
The glorious Marlborough Sounds and Queen Charlotte walking track are also within an easy half-hour drive from Strawberry Cottage.
There are seven golf courses within 20 km of Strawberry Cottage: Fairhall, Blenheim, Rarangi, Wairau Valley, Awatere, Nopera, and Kenepuru Sounds.
The Nelson Lakes and Rainbow skifield are an hour and a half’s drive away.
Whale watching at Kaikoura is an hour and a half away.

"The cottage is comfy and quaint, the garden and surroundings truly lovely and the lawn and play equipment a hit with the kids."
Marilyn, Dave, Samantha and Jonathan. Hong Kong.
Trevor and Cathy Burkhart - 26 Malthouse Road, R.D. 4, Riverlands, Blenheim -
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