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Snow Chalet - Fairlie Holiday Home

Fairlie, South Canterbury (Ref. 1101168)


  • 6 Guests

  • 4 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No

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  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

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7 Customer Review(s)

  • Murray

    “Nice , interesting holiday home, everything there for our group over the Kings birthday weekend for the Irishman rally.”

    Would use again but someone has already booked it for next year!!

    Would use again but someone has already booked it for next year!!

    - Murray, May 2024

    Thank you for your review, Murray! We're glad to hear you had a nice time at Snow Chalet over King's Birthday weekend. We look forward to welcoming you back. Bachcare


  • Bedroom 1: King Size Bed
  • Bedroom 2: King Size Bed
  • Bedroom 3: Single Bed, Pull Out Bed
  • Bedroom 4: 2 x Bunk Beds
  • Bathroom 1: Hand Basin, Bath, Shower, Toilet
  • Living, Dining
  • Oven, Hobs, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Toaster, Kettle
  • Heat Pump, Fireplace
  • Wi-Fi
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Sorry, no smoking


You’ll be glad to know linen is included in the nightly rate.

The property

Keen to head down to the snow this winter? This cosy, stylish and spacious holiday home, located in the heart Fairlie, offers both relaxation and adventure for the whole family! Welcome to Snow Chalet! This Fairlie holiday home is beautifully furnished with a blend of both modern and rustic touches throughout, and the contemporary living area offers the perfect hub for year-round comfort thanks to the snug ambience provided by the fireplace, as well as a variety of books, boardgames and complimentary WiFi on hand. For a summer escape, step outside and make great use of the two furnished outdoor areas, perfect for enjoying a crisp wine paired with a delicious cheeseboard on a balmy evening. The well-equipped kitchen will serve you well in dishing out a post-ski feed to the troops, enjoy feasting around the wooden dining table, perfect for maximising on that all-important, quality time with your loved ones. While you’re off the mountain, you’ll be pleased to know that Snow Chalet has a washing machine and indoor drying rack available for all your gear The perfectly positioned location of this Fairlie accommodation places you close to all of the local conveniences and fare. Head two-minutes by car to Eat Café or the famous Fairlie Bakehouse, for a tasty brekkie that’ll be sure to fuel you for the day ahead. When it’s time to hit the slopes, head 30 minutes by car to the Mount Dobson Ski Field or make the 50 minute journey to the Fox Peak Ski Field. Round Hill Ski Area is 1hr 15 minutes away and the Ohau Snow Fields are 1hr 45 minutes. Snow Chalet is just half an hours drive from Tekapo if you want to enjoy the hot pools or ice skating and if you want to explore further then Aoraki/Mount Cook is just under two hours away. For the keen boatie, Snow Chalet has covered boat parking for your vessel. Nearby Lake Opuha is only 13-minutes away by car, perfect if you're wanting a day on the lake with your crew. If you’re keen on a hiking adventure with epic views, head 18-minutes by car to the starting point of the Four Peaks High Country Track. There’s something for everyone here, you’ll absolutely love it at Snow Chalet!

Please note a bond may be charged at certain times of the year. One of our team members will contact you if this is required for your booking.

About the location

The Beautiful Village of Geraldine Rated as "New Zealand's most beautiful town" by Lonely Planet, and as it's not hard to see why. The village has an abundance of nice restaurants, cafes which provide a great variety of alternative eating-places. Highly commended on our must see list when you visit or stay is the new Peter Caley, Maori Art Gallery on the main street, 1066 medieval puzzle world and the Giant jersey, Kiwi Country complex and the "Four peaks plaza", complete with boutique shops and cheese factory, an Alpaca shop, Barker's tasty conserves, sauces & beverages for which the village is well known and the famous Berry Barn Bakery. Also, the Vintage Car and Farm Machinery Museum is an interesting place to visit. Geraldine's Artist trail allows you travel around and visit the studio's of some of NZ's well known artists and painters. For evenings, there's the choice of Geraldine's old-time Cinema or live entertainment at The Easy Way Cafe or Crown Hotel. For Thrill Seekers and outdoor adventurers there's many wonderful bush walks at the Kakahu limekiln, Talbot Forest and nearby Peel Forest. The world's best Trout and Salmon fishing, Golfing, Fly a plane at Rangatata Aerodrome, Four Wheel drive Safaris, White Water rafting the Rangatata River or visit the Village's Vintage Machinery Museum. In winter there is Skiing/snowboarding, (Eight Ski-fields within an hour's drive) and Ice skating nearby at Tekapo......and then there is always the Challenge of a trek up Little Mount Peel (3200 ft).Geraldine lies inland, on the route between Christchurch and Queenstown. There are three river gorges close to Geraldine - Waihi Gorge, Orari Gorge, and Te Moana Gorge - which offer visitors scenic picnic spots and swimming holes. Geraldine provides a central place for exploring the entire South Canterbury region.