The SpaceEco-designer home on 7 acres of glorious Nelson lifestyle. Farm, playground, animals, orchard. Mapua seaside village with cafes, wharf, beaches, shops 4min drive/20 min cycle away. Babysitters available.
Copper Gate is themed around heritage NZ domestic life yet has state-of-the-art designer features - it is available for private views as a flagship for design and sustainable practice. With 2 bathrooms and 4 bedrooms it is ideal for 2 families. Commanding a stunning view across beautiful Seaton Valley to the sea and mountains beyond, Copper Gate features local/NZ art and French doors opening onto decks and SPACE. Feed our tame sheep and wander the organic orchards, fields and quiet spaces.
Check our other award-winning cottage (Corru Gate 3-bdrm) or Kissing Gate glamping - unique luxury retro caravans with settlers cottage and outdoor bath + kitchen, bathroom. Both listed on Air BnB.
Copper Gate, a Hybrid Homes and Living design, features solar design, great insulation and is powered by Nelson's sun through grid-tied photovoltaics.
Wander our open spaces, enjoying the birdlife and native trees. Grab a lemon from the spray-free orchard for your G&T on the deck.
Set in cycling heaven amongst quiet country roads winding through olive groves and vineyards, there is ample room for cycles – use our electric or standard bikes plus trailer. Tour maps available for exploring from the farm gate. Hosts (4th generation Kiwis) are elsewhere on property to advise you on beaches, wineries, must-dos.
Copper Gate celebrates style, sustainability, socialising and seclusion. Guest AccessSole occupancy of home. 'Honeymoon' option of hiring just the 'Paris Suite' + ensuite/lounge/dining/kitchen (rest of home is left unoccupied) for a reduced rate. See AirBnB separate listing.
2 night minimum stay off-season OR 1 night with surcharge; 5 night minimum summer peak.
Access to 7 acres - orchards, fields, playgrounds, fenced ponds. Interaction with GuestsCopper Gate is completely private, independent and self-contained. Owners live 70m away but are available for advice - as 4th generation Kiwis with extensive local knowledge and outdoor skills we can assist you to make your stay the best possible. The NeighborhoodMapua seaside village is renowned as the jewel in Nelson's crown. With stunning scenery, beaches, art studios, dining, orchards, vineyards and superb cycle touring on the Great Taste Trail, this region boasts everything a holiday can be - and is very close to Abel Tasman National Park. Mountain and sea views abound. Visit Neudorf or Mahana Estate by cycle or car. Explore beautiful Nelson city. Getting AroundA regular, if infrequent, bus-service leaves for Nelson and Abel Tasman NP from Mapua. Own car or cycles advised. We supply electric and standard bikes. Other Things to Note"Wow, Sean & I have just viewed the finished project. You've done an amazing job completing this; you should be very proud of yourselves especially considering the timeframe you had. Love, love, love the artwork. Stunning outlook, beautiful kitchen, great living spaces, & especially love the pohutukawa duvets. Fantastic outcome indeed!"