The Studio

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The Studio is an idyllic garden view retreat offering guests a private, luxury, self contained studio apartment downstairs with a separate entrance at Waipara River Estate. Wide wraparound decks open into the gardens and beautiful gazebo at the western end of the house. Guests are welcome to enjoy the gardens and surroundings.

The sunny Studio can accommodate up to 2 people. It has a king sized bed; tea & coffee making facilities only, two comfortable armchairs and a 2-seater table. The ensuite bathroom has a large curved shower.

2nd bedroom option – Queen RoomFor guests needing 2 bedrooms, in addition to the Studio, we can offer an elegant spacious bedroom with queen sized bed, 2 lazy-boy chairs and a sunroom.  You will share the ensuite bathroom in the Studio. The Queen room can accomodate 2 people.

Please email us if you require the 2-bedroom option.

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

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.

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

We provide Waipara River Estate wines for purchase.

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. 



  • tea & coffee making facilities
  • Waipara River Estate wines are available for purchase
  • microwave, fridge
  • free Broadband wifi
  • Sky TV
  • luxury pure cotton linens, microfibre duvets and pillows to suit asthma sufferers & electric blanket in winter
  • bathrobes, hairdryer, and quality bathroom amenities
  • laundry facilities & iron available on request.