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Walnut Block Cottages

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43 Blicks Lane, RD2, Blenheim, New Zealand
Walnut Block Cottages
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed at the Walnut Block Cottages during our honeymoon. We had initially booked Cottage #1 for three nights, but we loved our cottage and Blenheim so much that we ended up staying for a fourth night. Clyde, the proprietor, was incredibly friendly and very helpful with regard to places to visit and and local dining options.... More 

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Gold Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

We were so spoilt to get to stay in one of these fantastic cottages. Oozing quality from the moment you pull in, from the heated floor in the bathroom to the sumptuous bedding, it was the perfect way to end our trip. As unique as it gets, set IN a working vineyard which surrounds a huge walnut tree, you could... More 

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Wantirna, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Large, modern cottages have everything you could need. Large, beautifully appointed bathroom with underfloor heating and heated towel rack, large comfortable bed and a barbecue for each cottage. Fabulous breakfast provisions, with fresh bread, yoghurt, fruit, jams and spreads, juice and cereals. Cooking supplies also in cottage, such as oil and salt and pepper. Made very welcome bu owners and... More 

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Kingston, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

An amazingly beautiful cottage set right in the vineyards with views of a giant oak tree and the mountains. So comfortable and kitchen well stocked. Delicious Sauvignon Blanc wine with Walnut Block label. I would highly recommend staying here and would stay here again. The owners, Clyde and Helen, are extremely welcoming and have made this place an oasis.

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Napier, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

The cottage is exactly like the webpage shows it. Set among grape vines with a great view over the Richmond ranges. In the morning you can lie in bed and watch the sheep nibble on the vine leaves. We visited during a cold snap and found the cottage was cosy and warm and the bed was comfortable and the duvet... More 

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Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

This was clearly the best of all places where we stayed during New Zealand trip. The experience of staying on the vineyard was simply incredible. The owners were very welcoming and friendly, advised us on the places to go and even how to get there. Later in the evening we just sat on the porch, enjoying wine and an amazing... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Walnut Block is a Fabulous Place to Stay. We were two couples and had both units for 3 nights --Extremely Large Units --Very Comfortable King Beds --Great Kitchen and outside BBQ for cooking --Large Private Dressing Area, Closet and Out of the Way Place for Luggage --Nice self catering breakfast provided with excellent cereals, breads, yoghurts, fruits, coffee and juices... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We had 3 nights in Walnut Block Cottages and it was just perfect. Really well appointed in the vineyards and tastefully decorated with all the amenities we needed. Very close to the vineyards for a day of wine tasting by bicycle as well as kayaking in Queen Charlotte Sound.

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Tustin, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 via mobile

The Walnut Block Cottages are spacious, comfortable and well furnished. It was a really fun experience to stay right in the lovely vineyard, just a few feet from the grapevines used to make Walnut Block's wines. We were welcome to walk through the vineyards and to sample a few grapes or other fruits from the trees. The cottages have a... More 

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Bedford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We stayed here for 3 nights to explore the Marlborough vineyards, before catching the ferry from nearby Picton to Wellington. Both of the high-quality cottages are thoughtfully, stylishly furnished and equipped. They are in a wonderful location, set among the Walnut Block vines, with panoramic views and great sunsets. The air-conditioning was welcome as the weather was quite hot. Breakfast... More 

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