First of all let us both say this to the 'Hosts of the Year', Sandra and Bill... Thank you and Bless you both and bless your home that gave both my husband and I such an overwhelming feeling of healing and peace. You both embraced us with such care and wonder, we both so needed after a very very tiring, working, busy year in Melbourne! Thank you for Freddie's meditative wander around us whilst walking the grounds of The Clouds:)!
...My husband and I spent our wedding anniversary, a night in the King Superior Suite at The Clouds Luxury House, and yes AMAZING GRACE!!!!! Sing again... AMAZING GRACE!!!!
Read and weep if you haven't gone already :)!! We arrived to Sandra's beautiful welcoming! She showed us to our Amazing Room!! Panoramic views of lakes and vineyards, oyster bay, mud house and st Clair Pinot !!! AHHHHHH I wanted to scream:)! Sandwiches, plunger coffee, cherries, chocolates upon arrival!! Real true kiwi home baked cookies!! My husband and I fought for ! I hid the jar for the next day only to forget to take the rest:(!
The bath with a spectacular vineyard view!!! The shower house, house I repeat!! Wow it could fit a family!! Vineyard views from the shower house!!! Luxury!! And the house all of it beautifully designed, luxurious!!
Dinner was just superb !!! Sandra cooks wonderfully and Bill a great host, nearby to make sure our drinks/wines were topped. Scrummy scrumptious food, eye fillet steak, salmon, charred sausages, hot potatoe bacon creamy salad, avocado green salad, buttered corn on the cob, crunchy well toasted garlic bread to die for!!! We were just in awe, kicking each others foot under the table because we were sooo excited just to dig in, don't wait, but knew we had to hold our manners!!! Few reds loosened all of our spirits! We dined with another couple, Mum and daughter, what an absolute delight!!! And an interesting night learning lots about each other and listening to Sandra and Bills stories, all so knowledgable. Sandra offered late coffees and put chocolates on the table . The others wanted coffee, and Sandra came out with a tray and took it to their room, such a great retirement gesture:)!
The night ends and we can't stop talking about it in our King Superior Room, but we must shut eyes because we are excited about what the breakfast event will be????
Well Good Morning King and Queen!!!! That's what we felt like:)!!! Wow the breakfast table setting, white linen and silver, white chair covers, lovely everything!! Homemade muesli the best we have had in our lives, honestly, toasted to perfection, yogurt and cherries, plunger coffee teas, real orange juice, all spreads to delight, fresh fruit salad, freshly hot baked banana bread. My gosh it was mouth melting. I keep thinking about it:)! My husband just wanted to take rest for our drive!!! Sandra stands erect and posh offering us everything and anything, nothing is an issue. Eggs done anyway you wish, bacon, sausages, all the trimmings.!!
We feel our crowns and cloaks are lop-siding from the excitement of being King and Queen for the morning!!!!
If this isn't LUXURY, then what is in Renwick, Blenheim, NZ?
See it to believe it:)!!!
Thank you to you both dear Sandra and Bill ( my NZ birthday Twin!!:).
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