Kelburn House is Wellington's superior luxury home on AirBnB. In 2012 it was the 4th most expensive house to sell in Wellington city. It was built in 1906 for Mr. Heslop a surgeon (we believe) for $1200. It's character, location and complete modernising will make your stay feel like home. It is 5 minutes to the central CBD by cable car or 15 minutes walk down. **If you are wanting to stay for a 2-7 weeks in August/September 2017, I am happy to discuss a discounted rate as I will be overseas.**
Kelburn House was built in 1906 for a surgeon Mr Heslop he paid 600 pounds ie $1200. In 2012 it was the fourth most expense house to sell in Wellington at $2.2 million.
It has been fully restored and renovated. The home is 1 minute walk to the Botanic gardens, 2 minutes walk to the Cable Car that will take you down to the heart of Wellington or walk down hill for 15 minutes to the city.
All breakfast supplies are supplied, at no extra cost. That is cereals, bread, spreads, bacon, eggs, tea and coffee and milk. I also supply Gluten free products if required at no extra cost. There is a real expresso coffee machine in the kitchen along with fresh coffee beans.
The home is fully self contained and is very safe and secure.
It has a large HD Television and Bose sound system in the living area.
You will have full access to the homes and its cooking facilities and equipment.
The home is ideally suited for up to 4 adults. There are 2 large bedrooms both with queen beds. Ensuite and separate bathroom. Both bathrooms have luxury shower gel and shampoos, luxury towels and hair dryers.
Also as my daughter owns a doggy day care only 5 minutes drive away if you have a dog she will look after it at her doggy daycare and then it can stay at her home overnight. The cost for this is $75 a day.
Kelburn House is in a very quiet dead end street. Kelburn is a very old prestigious suburb full of beautiful old homes. At the end of the street 30 meters away is the Botantic gardens, Kelburn village is 7 minutes walk, the central city is 15 minutes walk downhill or catch the Cable car down.
The Cable car to central city is 2 minutes walk away, there are also regular buses. A taxi to the central city is around $10NZ. A taxi to the Airport is around $50NZ. An Uber is around $25. There is off street parking for 1 car.
Mark will not be in the home when you stay as he is often away so he will arrange Eve a caring neighbour to look after you. Eve lives 2 doors away.
Recently Kelburn House has been used by a marketing agency for a 2 day workshop and as a Wedding / Honeymoon night stay. It would also suit small ceremonies like weddings, renewal of vows, Christenings. Ideal for a romantic hideaway for a night or two.
There are complimentary bottles of quality wine both red and white and chocolate or chocolate biscuits in the fridge.
Please feel free to contact me to come and see through Kelburn House to see if it is suitable for you.
The whole main house.
Other things to note
There is a separate apartment under the house which is permanently rented out to a professional couple. The apartment has a completely separate entrance. Being a new grandfather there is a portacot with linen and blankets and a baby buggy here for your use.
We may allow pets, but any damage must be paid for. Smoking is OK outside the house.
Hi there, I am a local well known businessman. I am the national franchisor of a home service franchise system called "Mr Green" and also help my daughter run her Doggie Day Care "The Barking Lot" in the heart of the city. Also my son owns his own property maintenance business called "Olivers Army".
I have lived in Wellington for 29 years and can give you ideas of what to do in the Capital.
I am often away travelling here and there if you do book and I am away you will be looked after by family members. I recently walked the Camino de Santiago in Spain which was 800kms.