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Welcome to your hideaway in beautiful Eighty Eight Valley

Welcome to Dunpuffin Cottages and Dunmovin Hideaway. Set among the rolling hills of Eighty Eight Valley, our lovingly built cottages are on our family farm located 25 minutes south of Nelson in New Zealand’s stunning South Island.

Beautifully crafted and unique self contained cottages, with mountain views, glorious gardens and stunning sunsets. The perfect setting to relax and unwind

Pam and Colin invite you to their peaceful and serene family farm to enjoy the spectacular and brilliantly crafted cottages which Colin himself built and designed. Our self contained Cottages offer privacy, immaculate views and vast gardens that will entertain all year round. We are your “go to” for peace, quite and a cold beer brewed by your hosts themselves. Only 25 minutes from Nelson township and 45 minutes to the gorgeous Nelson Lakes National Park.

That light at the end of the tunnel is a train. . . . .
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Self-Contained Cottages

Our cottages offer character and comfort for up to 7 guests, fully equipped with everything you would need in a home. Each bed has linen provided so all you need to do is unpack your bags and enjoy what we have to offer. Each with a deck offering mountain views, free wifi and upon prior request we can organize (not cook) a selection of home kill meats, salads and goodies for dinner for you and your guests for $35 per head. We also offer a bar with drinks and snacks.

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Dunmovin Hideaway

A lavish and secluded, self-contained retreat for up to 4 people. With high quality bedding, beautiful stained glass and led light windows throughout, and a private open deck with the best views in the house, especially at sunset, this little corner of the world awaiting anyone wanting to melt away and relax.

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Local Activities

New Zealand’s South Island offers some of the purest and most spectacular natural scenery and experiences the planet has to offer. We are based between two of the countries most visited National Parks, with endless activities weather your the wild adventurer or the tame of heart. Each of these sanctuaries are within an hour of the property.

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All the news at Dunpuffin Cottages

Our newest editions

More baby piglets to feed, cuddle and pat. The greatest joy for children or the inner child

Another delicious sunset

January 2019 We never stop getting sunsets so come and enjoy a few with us

Rain rain come again

January 2019 Still no rain for our part of the country since Christmas. The poor plants are aching…

About Us

We have had our gates open to the public for 20+ years and we thrive on seeing our guests enjoy and relax in the natural beauty of our Valley.

We are doting grandparents to 7 wonderful grandchildren whom we absolutely adore thanks to our three wonderful children.

Pam loves gardening, painting and collecting trinkets and memorabilia which are spread throughout all three cottages, whilst Colin loves maintaining his land, working with his talented hands and brewing his cleverly crafted beers and ciders. Colin and Pam love interacting with their guests and enjoying sharing a cold beverage and a chat with all visitors.

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