Washpen Falls


Entire chalet hosted by Megan

  1. 5 guests
  2. 2 bedrooms
  3. 4 beds
  4. 1 bathroom
Self check-in
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Close To Nature
One hour from Christchurch, this charming rustic accommodation makes for an easy nature filled escape.

Quality bedding and linen ensure a restful nights sleep, relax in the open plan kitchen , dining , living or curl up with a book in the cosy sunroom.

The Chalet is sunny and warm with a feature stone fireplace -
fully self contained including a deep and luxurious hot tub nestled in garden - the perfect spot to wile away the hours under the starry skies.

The space
The chalet is set on the same foot hills farm that also hosts the famous Washpen Falls Adventure Walk... the chalet is located at the very beginning / carpark of the Washpen Falls Adventure Walk.

This is a 2 hour loop track offering majestic scenery. You'll go through lush native bush to a volcanic canyon reserve, experience picturesque views across the Canterbury plains and see sparkling spring-fed creeks and stunning waterfalls.

The Chalet is located at the very beginning / car park of the Washpen Falls walkway and next to the walkway toilets. The walkway maybe busy on some occasions
i.e. public holiday weekends.

Where you'll sleep

What this place offers

Dedicated workspace
Free parking on premises
Private hot tub
Free washer – In building
Indoor fireplace: wood-burning
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm

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4.89 out of 5 stars from 120 reviews


Where you’ll be

Windwhistle, Canterbury, New Zealand

The Chalet is well situated to explore all the local region has to offer. Windwhistle is the gateway to the Lake Coleridge Back Country with numerous lakes , walkways, hunting and fishing, horsetreking, scenic drives, heliskiing , mountain biking, jet boating on the famous Rakaia River or play golf at one of the popular courses.
Keen skiers will love the fact its just a 15 minute drive to the Mt Hutt Ski Field access road. A number of other ski fields are also in the region including Mt Olympus, Craigburn, Temple, Porter Heights , Mt Cheesman and Broken River

Hosted by Megan

  1. Joined in March 2017
  • 120 Reviews
  • Identity verified
  • Superhost
Henry & Megan McElrea are your hosts at the Washpen Falls Chalet . We live on the farm with our two young children & look forward to hosting you at the chalet .

During your stay

We are very happy to ensure all of your needs & requirements are meet during your stay

Megan is a Superhost

Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
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  • Response time: within an hour
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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: After 3:00 pm
Check out: 10:00 am
Self check-in with lockbox
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

Health & safety

Airbnb's COVID-19 safety practices apply
No carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

Cancellation policy