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Karitane Cottage – Karitane Holiday Home

Karitane, Dunedin (Ref. 1119040)


  • 6 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No

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


  • Bedroom 1: Queen Size Bed
  • Bedroom 2: Bunk Bed, Double Bed, Single Bed
  • Bathroom 1: Bath, Hand Basin, Toilet, Shower
  • Living, Dining
  • Oven, Hobs, Fridge, Freezer, Kettle
  • Heat Pump
  • Washing Machine, Tumble Dryer
  • Parking
  • BBQ
  • Sorry, no smoking


Our linen service will provide all sheets, pillowcases, towels, bath mats, and tea towels for your stay. We’ll also make up the beds for you prior to arrival and strip them down after your departure. Pillows and duvets are provided at the property.

The property

Head to this beautifully restored cottage to experience good times, unlimited sunshine and a fresh ocean breeze; setting the scene for a serene getaway with your loved ones like no other. Welcome to Karitane Cottage! Light, airy and full of charm, you’ll love the classic structure of your new abode, which combines perfectly with contemporary furnishings and décor to create a peaceful and refreshing ambience during your stay. Head outdoors to enjoy two separate decks, one sheltered and boasting a BBQ and dining area, perfect for enjoying a delicious grilled feast alfresco. Alternatively, head out the back deck to enjoy a lush, flat lawn space with uninterrupted views of the glistening Pacific, a trampoline, and a luxurious outdoor tub. Imagine enjoying a delicious cheeseboard, prepared in the well-equipped kitchen, and enjoying a crisp glass of Otago wine with your loved one with nothing but the shoreline and sea as your backdrop. You’ll have no trouble switching to holiday mode here! The place to be no matter the season, Karitane Cottage has a toasty fireplace and a heat pump for year-round comfort. You’ll love switching off from everyday life and maximising on quality time with your group here. As an added bonus for film fanatics - Hollywood A-listers Gwyneth Paltrow and Daniel Craig were featured here in the 2003 film, Sylvia, once calling this Karitane seaside cottage home! Experience the ultimate movie flashback while creating some of your own memories right here. Waking up to the idyllic sound of the waves in one of the two well-appointed bedrooms at Karitane Cottage will be an absolute treat, and with there being room for up to six guests this will be the perfect configuration for a family, couple’s retreat, or group of friends. A bathroom, additional toilet, and laundry complete the set-up for your stay. Spending your days at the beach made simple - grab the available kayaks, body boards or beach games and hit the waves in seconds, then make sure to rinse off the sea and sand in the outdoor shower-bath before heading inside! Take advantage of the uncrowded waves at this world-class surf destination - budding young surfers will love Karitane beach being right on your doorstep. Conveniently only a short seven-minute walk away from the Karitane General Store, grab a morning coffee, or any supplies that you may need to top up on with ease. Find your perfect slice of serenity by the shore, Karitane Cottage awaits!

There are 2 kayaks available to use but guests must bring their own life-jackets to gain access to these.

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

Karitane is a picture perfect seaside settlement. Only a 30 minute drive from Dunedin, this spot has been a getaway place of Dunedinites for many years. Enjoy the native bush and birdlife by exploring the well known Huriawa Pa Walk or take to the sea to swim, kayak or fish. For a classic trip be sure to check out one of New Zealand's Top Fish & Chiperies - the Waikouaiti Fish Inn, a quick 7 minute drive away.