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The Grandstand - French Farm Holiday Home

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3 bedrooms, iron/ironing board, WiFi, bed sheets
Fridge, microwave, oven, dishwasher
TV, fireplace

Overview of The Grandstand - French Farm Holiday Home

The Grandstand - French Farm Holiday Home

4.5/5 Wonderful

Entire home

3 bedrooms1 bathroomSleeps 6

Popular amenities

  • Parking included
  • Kitchen
  • Barbecue grill
  • Fireplace
Canterbury, French Farm

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationWainui Banks Peninsula5 min drive
  • Popular LocationAkaroa Wharf14 min drive
  • Popular LocationAkaroa Lighthouse15 min drive
  • AirportChristchurch (CHC-Christchurch Intl.)76 min drive

Space details

3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, sleeps 6
Bedroom 1
    2 twin/single beds
Bedroom 2
    1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
    1 queen bed
Bathroom 1

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

The Grandstand - French Farm Holiday Home

Vacation home in French Farm with kitchen and fireplace
Opening onto the sundeck and looking across to Duvauchelle this warm and charming home awaits to host your escape - Welcome to The Grandstand!

Wake up in the morning to the bird song of the native Kereru, Tui and Bellbirds filling the air surrounding The Grandstand. Inside is an inviting space styled for comfort with a few modern touches. Enjoy relaxing in this space with your family or group, equipped with the must-haves, including WiFi and a BBQ.

Ideal no matter the time of year, The Grandstand has great indoor/outdoor flow onto the sheltered sundeck to keep you cool in the summer and then in those colder months stay toasty warm snuggled up in front of the fireplace.

At the end of a big day out, bring everyone together in the open-plan living, dining and kitchen area for some delicious holiday meals or to unwind in front of the TV.

Try some local wine from the French Farm Winery with restaurant and bar is just a 3-minute drive from your front door! Lots of wonderful little bays nearby to choose from to test the water including Wainui Beach just a 6-minute drive, where you will also find boat storage available to rent, and fishing charters leaving from French Farm. An 18-minute drive will have you in the heart of Akaroa itself when you want to explore.

Ready to host some relaxation this trip - The Grandstand has you covered!
Great news – Bachcare provides cleaning and linen services for all HomeAway bookings. The total price for your booking will include Bachcare’s cleaning and linen service fee, which will be paid as part of your booking. Check out the “owners fees” on your booking summary for details of these fees.
Other things to note: Guest are advised to use a lower gear when using the driveway as it is steep.
Guest accommodations at this vacation home offer fireplaces and irons/ironing boards. Kitchens offer refrigerators, microwaves, and dishwashers. Bathrooms include showers.
Bookings for this property are managed through Vrbo, part of our Expedia Group family.

Property amenities


  • WiFi available

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site


  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Toaster


  • 3 bedrooms
  • Bed sheets provided


  • 1 bathroom
  • Shower
  • Towels provided

Living spaces

  • Fireplace


  • TV

Outdoor areas

  • Barbecue grill


  • Heating


  • No pets allowed


  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Iron/ironing board


  • Sleeps 6

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Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM


Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited
This property is managed through our partner, Vrbo. You will receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account, where you can change or cancel your reservation

Property is also known as

The Grandstand French Farm
The Grandstand French Farm Holiday Home
The Grandstand - French Farm Holiday Home French Farm
The Grandstand - French Farm Holiday Home Private vacation home

About this area

French Farm

This vacation home is located in French Farm. Giant's House and Akaroa Lighthouse are local landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Wainui Banks Peninsula and Okains Bay Beach.

What's nearby

  • Wainui Banks Peninsula - 5 min drive
  • St Patrick's Catholic Church - 12 min drive
  • Akaroa Museum - 12 min drive
  • Akaroa Wharf - 14 min drive
  • Akaroa Lighthouse - 15 min drive

Getting around

  • Christchurch International Airport (CHC) - 76 min drive

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Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 1 out of 2 reviews
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5/5 Excellent

Fabulous views
This was a fabulously, peaceful place to stay. Wonderful views, not too far to drive to Akaroa and equipped with all we needed for out short stay. The birdsong in the evening was amazing as we sat out on the deck. Would book again!
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Review from Vrbo

4/5 Good

A view to die for
Beautiful location, amazing views and the most incredible dawn chorus . We loved our stay. Some cupboards or storage space in the bedrooms would be useful, though.
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Review from Vrbo