Annie's Loft

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Annie’s Loft is an idyllic retreat with a separate entrance upstairs at Waipara River Estate, offering guests a private, luxury, one-bedroom apartment with panoramic views.

Annie’s Loft is wonderful for a couple for that special romantic get-away, for a honeymoon or just exploring the Waipara vineyards and lingering over long lunches.

The apartment has 4 rooms is ideal for a longer stay in Waipara.

Annie’s Loft has: a king sized bedroom; bathroom with large shower and under-tile heating; a separate kitchenette with tea & coffee making facilities only and a fridge freezer for your food & wine. The living area with large sofa & dining table, opens onto a sunny upstairs deck with wonderful panoramic views across the vineyards to Mt Cass.

Children are most welcome. There is no charge for children up to the age of 2 years. We provide a port-a-cot on request at no charge.

Guests are welcome to enjoy the surroundings of the property and wander down to the Weka River if they wish.  Ask us about recreational equipment: bikes (& helmets) to maybe venture on the Hurunui Wine Cycle Trail, tennis racquets, and even some  golf clubs for a round at Amberley Beach Golf links.

Our award winning Waipara River Estate wines are available for purchase. Boutique artisan, single vineyard releases include superb medium dry Riesling, stunning Late Harvest dessert riesling; Gewurztraminer;  excellent European style Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Cabernet/Merlot as well as  Cabernet Sauvignon. All are available from us and online — 6 & 12 bottle cases and mixed cases. Please ask us.

The tariff includes a continental breakfast, with local and homemade produce. Please email us if you have any dietary requests so we can attend to your needs.

Waipara River Estate wines can be purchased to accompany your dinner – riesling, pinot gris, pinot noir, cabernet sauvignon or cabernet merlot & with dessert Late Harvest riesling. 

We are a smoke free environment and do not allow pets.



  • tea & coffee making facilities
  • microwave, fridge-freezer
  • free Broadband wifi
  • Sky TV
  • luxury linens, microfibre duvets and pillows to suit asthma sufferers & electric blanket in winter
  • bathrobes, hairdryer, and quality bathroom amenities
  • iron & ironing board
  • laundry facilities are available on request.