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Hilltop Retreat

Nelson City Centre

  • 12 Guests
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 7 Beds
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Free WiFi
  • BBQ (gas)

About Hilltop Retreat

  • Private & Peaceful! 
  • Stunning, Unique, Architectural home!
  • Wonderful Sea Views!

Set in 16 acres of private woodland & overlooking the city of Nelson & Tasman Bay! This 5 bedroom, 3 bathroom home offers guests great privacy & seclusion within a 5min. drive or 20min. walk to downtown Nelson!

Wake up to the sound of birdsong, enjoy a BBQ on the sunny North-facing deck, explore the private forest paths & end the day with a sundowner looking over the lights of Nelson & beyond to Tasman Bay!

Large communal living & dining spaces make this home perfect for families or groups. Access to Codgers mountain biking tracks is only a 5min. ride away! 

Bedrooms & Bathrooms

Bedrooms: Upper Level - 1) Master with King Bed and fold out couch and private deck. 2) Small Double and King Single. 3) Small Double. Lower Level -  4) Queen. 5) Queen with private deck.

Note the middle level of the home offers entertaining, kitchen & dining areas.

Bathrooms: Upper Level - 1) Shower, Basin, Toilet, 2) Gorgeous window Bath, Basin, Toilet. Lower Level - 3) Shower, Basin, Toilet.

Availability & Rates

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Minimum stay of 2 nights except 23 Dec ~ 10 Jan (7 nights) & Easter (3 nights). Shorter stays may be accepted by request.


Hilltop Retreat will be presented with beds made, ready for your stay.

All utilities, linens & towels, use of all listed property amenities, pantry & sanitary basics, departure linen service & standard housekeeping up to 4.5 hours.

Extra charges will apply where additional cleaning, BBQ or oven cleaning or excessive rubbish disposal is required.

Booking Conditions

No parties, No venue use, No smoking inside or outside due to proximity of forest, No Pets. General Terms & Conditions apply.

This is a personal home made available to guests on an occasional basis. This allows you access to a superb & well-equipped home with the trade-off that storage may be required for owner belongings. 

Please note the driveway is not sealed & there are some steeper sections & tight corners. The driveway is fine for regular 2wd vehicles. Please contact us before booking if you do have any concerns.

  • Free WiFi
  • BBQ (gas)
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • Bath
  • Boat parking
  • Board games
  • Book collection
  • Clothes line
  • Coffee plunger
  • Coffee stove-top
  • Free Local calling
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Garden area
  • Underfloor heating
  • Wood-burner with wood supply
  • Kids games
  • Kids playground
  • Linens & towels
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Pantry basics
  • Portacot for Hire
  • Sanitary basics
  • Mobile phone coverage
  • Trampoline
  • Water pressure - mains
  • Music Player/Stereo
  • All day sun
  • Housekeeping upon departure
  • Tea, coffee, sugar
  • Solar Power
  • Netflix
  • Ultra Fast Fibre Broadband
  • Portacot Available

This home is located on a hillside in the Brook area of Central Nelson, overlooking the City Centre & a very short drive away. The hills around the property are home to the Codgers Mountain Bike Park, walking trails & the Brook Waimarama Sanctuary.

The location is peaceful, private, sunny & enjoys sensational views over the city to Tasman Bay.


  • Great Taste Cycle Trail
  • Abel Tasman National Park
  • Nelson Provincial Museum
  • Nelson Saturday Market (Montgomery Square)
  • Nelson Sunday Flea Market (Montgomery Square)
  • Nelson Wednesday Farmers Market (Morrison Square)
  • Tahunanui Beach & Attractions
  • WoW Museum
  • Mount Arthur / Flora Saddle
  • McCashins Brewery & Cafe
  • Boulder Bank
  • Cable Bay
  • Centre of New Zealand & Botanics
  • Codgers Mountain Bike Park
  • Founders Park
  • Founders Brewery Cafe
  • Golden Bay (day-trip)
  • Kaiteriteri Beach
  • Mapua Wharf
  • Many thanks guys. Really is a Hilltop Retreat. Very relaxing and peaceful. Yet all the amenities just minutes from the door.

    Guest - Jan, 2017

  • What a beautiful place!! The view is stunning! We really enjoyed our stay.

    Guest - Jan, 2017

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