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Light and airy main bedroom with ensuite
Ensuite with lime plastered walls and natural pebble floor.
Earth house

The Strawbale Home, Oturehua, Central Otago

Jillian

The Strawbale Home, Oturehua, Central Otago

5 guests
2 bedrooms
4 beds
2 baths
5 guests
2 bedrooms
4 beds
2 baths
HOME HIGHLIGHTS
Jillian is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

A warm and cosy strawbale home built of natural materials, located in the middle of the rail trail. Beautiful outlook to the mountains and countryside. A few minutes walk to the village centre with store and hotel.

Amenities

Essentials
Indoor fireplace
Heating
Iron
Laptop friendly workspace
Washer

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed, 1 single bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Common spaces
1 floor mattress

House Rules

No smoking
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 2PM
Check out by 10AM

Availability

26 Reviews

Accuracy
Communication
Cleanliness
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Check-in
Value
John User Profile
John
January 2018
We were enchanted with the house, the village and the landscape. Jillian is a fantastically gifted writer with a story to match, and her straw bale home is one of the coziest and most grounded settings I’ve experienced, ever. This is a special place -better felt and experienced…
Huw & Sarah User Profile
Huw & Sarah
April 2018
Jillian's home is a truly amazing & inspirational space. I have never been in to a house built of straw bales before, but a night in this cosy, warm, tranquil space has left me a convert. I would move in if I could! Definitely the best place we stayed on our rail trail trip.
Roy User Profile
Roy
April 2018
This is a lovely alternative for BnB users like us. The place was warm when we arrived and Jillian made sure we had all we needed included fabulous breakfast ingredients. Well done Jillian
Gabby User Profile
Gabby
March 2018
Lovely space and such a friendly helpful host!
Marie User Profile
Marie
January 2018
If you want a quiet relaxing location this is the place. The skies and the light on the hills are stunning.The bath restored the limbs with a lovely vista.A unique place to stay. We loved the books and the story of the build
Lauren User Profile
Lauren
January 2018
We had a great stay in Jillian’s amazing home. If you’re looking for a place to relax, this is it. The local pub and the general store are great to visit (especially the store, oldest in NZ) Jillian responded quickly to messages and couldn’t have been more welcoming. Thank you Ji…
Oriana User Profile
Oriana
January 2018
We highly recommend the Strawbale House to any lucky visitors planning to stay in the area. It is a charming house with so much character. The host, Jillian, went above and beyond to accommodate us and our specific requests. We particularly appreciated her recommendations includi…
Jillian User Profile
Response from Jillian:
Thank you Oriana, it was lovely to have you both and I look forward to your return.
January 2018

Hosted by Jillian

Ida Valley, New ZealandJoined in December 2012
Jillian User Profile
29 Reviews
Jillian is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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