Portside Lodge, Stewart Island


  The House and Garden
The colourful hydrangea bush at the front door, so typical of Bretagne, welcomes you from the moment you arrive.

You enter a tastefully decorated hallway with sweeping marble staircase, to find on the ground floor a spacious diningroom / sittingroom with several comfortable sofas to relax on, and french doors opening onto the terrace which wraps itself around the house.

The house is full of original paintings done by the owners Gayna and John.


Les Trois Fontaines

The Cassis bedroom is here on the ground floor, it has french doors which open onto its own private terrace. It has a double bed adorned with a beautiful traditional French quilt and antique pine Scottish furniture. A private bathroom is adjacent, towels and bathrobes are provided.
The Framboise bedroom, on the other side of the Kiwi, is a spacious room with two windows, one to the front and one to the side. The room is furnished with antique pine Scottish furniture and king size bed with beautiful hand stitched French quilt. It has a private shower room on the landing, bathrobes and towels are supplied.

The Kiwi bedroom, next door to the Fraise, has two single beds and again hand-painted furniture.The windows looks onto the stylish front garden.It has a private shower room on the landing, bathrobes and towels are supplied.
The Fraise bedroom, upstairs is very pretty with its original wallpaper, double bed with beautiful French quilt and hand-painted furniture. The windows looks onto the stylish front garden.It has an en-suite bathroom, with towels provided.

Comfortable beds and a peaceful atmosphere ensures a good night's sleep for everyone,why not come and try it yourself?

The main garden surrounding the house, is beautifully landscaped. It has three small fountains and a fish pond with a stone bridge.

  The beautiful landscaped garden of 7000m² has several terraces with tables and chairs, ideal for relaxing. There are two barbeques available free of charge, for guests use. Several paths meander round the garden, past various stone features and over a little bridge where you can pause and watch the goldfish swim amongst the water-lilies.

There is a large hangar where bicycles and motorbikes can be locked up overnight.

Behind this is an enclosed field, perfect for children to run about and play safely.