Accommodation

The Rocks Station Luxury Accommodation

At The Rocks Station and Accommodation, the owners Lynnore and Andrew Templeton aim to give you the best possible accommodation experience so that you too can leave a message such as those above.

The Rocks offers two truly unique accommodation options, Longford Retreat or Braeside Historic Cottage. Both offer guests their own exclusive accommodation space to fully relax and unwind. Located on a 7000acre Fine Wool Merino Station, Longford Retreat and Braeside Historic Cottage are bothfully self contained offering you complete privacy to enjoy this amazing rural setting.

Nestled in the heart of the stunning Strath Taieri valley, Longford Retreat has been beautifully restored with polished wooden floors and tasteful furnishings. Three delightfully decorated queen rooms, all with comfy new slat beds and gorgeous cotton linen. French doors in each room open to the veranda each with its own stunning views of the surrounding countryside. Less than 100m to the banks of the beautiful Taieri River guests can enjoy a swim or fish or glass of wine at the private riverside picnic area. Take a seat on the veranda enjoy a glass of Central Otago wine and take in the breathtaking views of the Rocks and Pillar range and Taieri river.

Braeside Cottage is a quintessential schist stone cottage built in the late 1800’s, beautifully restored, this idyllic cottage offers unbelievable tranquillity and the peace and quiet that can only come from sleeping in a stone walled cottage. Braeside offers two large and beautifully appointed bedrooms, one with a comfy Super King Bed that can split to 2 single beds and the other with 2 King Singles with a trundle bed providing beds for up to 5 people. Come and experience a piece of Central Otago History, Braeside Cottage is yours to enjoy with stunning views of the Rocks and Pillar range, Smooth Cone hill and only a short walk to the Taieri river it offers a truly unique opportunity. Longford Retreat and Braeside cottage are located less than 1km apart so ideal for larger groups accommodating up to 10 people.

Longford and Braeside offer a self catering setup or a fabulous in-house menu catered and delivered by Kissing Gate Café. Or nearby Middlemarch township has several dining options. Breakfast is included in the tariff.

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Your Hosts: Lynnore and Andrew Templeton
Address: 175 Mt Stoker Road, Middlemarch, 9598, Otago/Queenstown Lakes

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