Quail Cottage

Mahau Sound

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Bed, bath and kitchen linen included and made ready for your arrival.

7 People

2 Bathroom

4 Bedrooms

5 Single

1 King

Child Friendly



Imagine being surrounded with bird song and sea views. We can help with that!

This well maintained waterfront bungalow in the Mahau Sound is a delight to see, and will provide a place to reconnect and recharge, with fabulous views, and an inspiring dawn chorus of birdsong.
With afternoon sun, it's the perfect spot to enjoy an evening BBQ. Whether fishing, kayaking or walking, make Quail Cottage your base to explore the Marlborough Sounds.
Bedroom One: 1 x Super King Bed (can be split into singles); Bedroom Two: 1 x King Single, 1 x Single; Bedroom 3: 1 x single; Bedroom 4: 2 x King Singles. She has 2 separate full bathrooms and a laundry.

Quail Cottage has all the essentials for a relaxing Marlborough Sounds holiday with access to the beach directly in front of your deck.

There is a mooring for boats up to 6m and has several kayaks with adult lifejackets for your use.
Plenty of off street parking available.
Firewood and gas is included.
Kitchen includes rice cooker, pie machine, coffee machine.

Other Information

It’s a 15 minute drive to Linkwater for nearest convenience store/fuel.
Nelson is 1.5 hours away. Blenheim is 50 minutes’ drive.
Picton and the ferry terminals are 50 minutes away.
Havelock is a scenic 25 min drive to visit bars, restaurants or tourism operators.
Marlborough produces around 80 percent of NZ wines, notably Sauvignon Blanc. Marlborough is also home to The Queen Charlotte Track and many other superb walking and mountain bike tracks. There are many options for kayaking, boat cruises and eco tours throughout Marlborough. Call in for a few days on your way through Tasman, Abel Tasman National Park, West Coast, St Arnaud, Nydia Bay, French Pass, D’Urville or other Cook Strait adventure.

Spark coverage is intermittent
Good Vodafone and 2 degrees reception
No wifi available

  • Microwave
  • TV
  • Stereo
  • 2 Degress Coverage
  • DVD player
  • Deck
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Kayak
  • Mooring
  • Double kayak
  • BBQ
  • Fridge
  • Shower
  • Washing machine
  • Vodafone coverage
  • Electric Oven
  • Life jackets
  • Road Access
  • Board Games
  • Single kayak
  • Fridge/freezer


  • Bedroom One
  • - King
  • Bedroom Two
  • - Single
  • - Single
  • Bedroom Three
  • - Single
  • Bedroom Four
  • - Single
  • - Single

Room Prices

Off peak $373.00 per night Minimum 2 night stay
Peak $432.00 per night Linen & departure clean included in your rental

Bed, bath and kitchen linen included and made ready for your arrival.
Your departure clean is included, please prepare to take all rubbish/recycling with you
Minimum 5 night stay between 20 Dec - 10 Jan
Minimum 3 night stay over Easter
Freshchoice Picton may deliver to this property, contact them directly


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