Stoneridge Estate, Queenstown
|756 State Highway 6, Lake Hayes, RD1, 9371, Queenstown, Otago, NEW ZEALAND.|
Description: Stoneridge EstateNestled behind its own vineyards and gardens on an elevated north-facing expanse overlooking Lake Hayes, Stoneridge Estate is a boutique bed and breakfast lodge, as well as an up-market function venue, wedding chapel, art gallery and seasonal café. With just three spacious, luxurious suites and an independent honeymoon cottage, Stoneridge Estate is the ultimate retreat in a spectacular natural setting.
Offering the best of New Zealand, in a magical location with breathtaking views over Lake Hayes and the peaks of the Remarkables, Stoneridge Estate is ideally placed for enjoying all the charms and attractions of the Queenstown area. Winter sports, white-water activities, golf, hiking and mountain biking are just a few of the countless activities available within a twenty-minute drive of the estate, although guests may simply wish to relax by the pool and soak up the fabulous natural atmosphere, or stroll by the lake, the gardens, the ponds and the vineyards.
Hearty continental and cooked breakfasts are served every morning in the main dining room, or al fresco in warm weather. On prior request, Stoneridge Estate serves delicious five-course ''Trust the Chef'' dinners, based on the freshest seasonal ingredients, sourced locally and prepared with passion. Guests can also expect a fine selection of the best wines of the region, and a friendly, welcoming atmosphere with great lake and mountain views.
Type of rooms: Stoneridge EstateGibbston Suite:
This suite has spectacular views overlooking Lake Hayes and the glorious snow-capped mountains. The Gibbston Suite is perfect for a weekend getaway, romantic date or relaxing weekend.
This suite has remarkable views over the vineyard, Lake Hayes and Mountains of Wakatipu. The furniture and décor has all earthy tones in keeping with the recycled handcrafted Jarrah furniture. All bed suites are covered with fine Italian linen with drop backs and cushions which makes for our guests comfort and luxury experience. Located on the upper level, The Coronet suite offers an interconnecting option with a double suite, ideal for couples with children.
The largest suite, perfect for a romantic getaway and memorable holidays. It offers outstanding views over the Lake Hayes, mountains and vineyard. It also has a private balcony just one step from the lap pool and the hot tub.
All suites feature: original local art works from New Zealand artists; free Wi-Fi; flat-screen 48" TV with sound-box and Bluetooth connectivity; private patio with coffee table and chairs; satellite TV channels; goose down duvets and pillow menu; in-room safe; twin shower area; Egyptian bed cotton linen with wool rest underlay; separate lunch room; separate day bed looking out at the pool; tea and coffee making facilities in bar with complimentary refreshments.
Set tastefully apart from the main Lodge, the Honeymoon Cottage at Stoneridge overlooks the vineyard with magnificent views of Lake Hayes and the alpine peaks beyond. Inspired by the traditional Southern Miner's cottage, this bijou residence was created from Otago Schist rock, Welsh slate and recycled timbers. Ornamental hand-forged iron and demolition timber add to the distinctive ambience, evoking imagery of knights in shining armour and beautiful maidens. This enchanting location with every creature comfort is simply unforgettable.
Guests will experience: Accommodation in a two level cottage with luxuriously appointed upper level bedroom with en-suite bathroom and spa bath. A ground level lounge area with open gas fire and private veranda overlooking Lake Hayes. Fresh flowers, fruit basket, gourmet chocolates and complimentary beverages in the room upon arrival. Cooked and/or continental Breakfast each morning served with espresso coffee. Private chef for inside dining on request. Telephone, surround sound entertainment system with DVD/CD player and 42 inch plasma TV screen. 24-hours concierge on request. Outdoor hot tub. Bar. Balcony upstairs and downstairs overlooking the vineyards. Expanding windows upstairs.
Additional information: Stoneridge Estate
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Number of rooms: 4
Official category: 5 Stars Lodge.
Languages spoken: English, Spanish.Smoking policy: Non-smoking property.
Credit cards accepted: Visa, Euro/Mastercard.
GPS Coordinates: 44° 59' 22.74'' S 168° 48' 55.30'' E
Nearest airport: Queenstown Airport - 9,2km.