From the moment Barbara and Neville Pritchard throw wide their doors in welcome and old English sheepdog Fergus gambols a happy hello, visitors to Chateau Pritchard immediately sense that here reigns blissful luxury.
Having lived in many countries, most recently Hawaii for the past 23 years, Barbara and Neville have mingled with the famous, so expect some fascinating chronicles!
Located just 20 minutes from Christchurch Airport, the 32-acre chateau boasts three magnificent bedrooms, of which the largest, The Oxford, has an ensuite – a heavenly retreat for honeymooners.
With six golf courses within a 15 minute range, and nearby Lincoln village offering superb cafés, restaurants and must-see art galleries, your day is splendidly filled.
That just leaves the nights. “How does sipping bubbly in the spa pool while gazing up at the stars sound?” asks Barbara.
Barbara, book us in!
For more information, phone 022 358 1690 or visit www.chateaupritchard.co.nz.
Heading our way is the chance to view, meet, plan and book everything The George has to offer on Sunday, 29 April from 11am until 4pm.
With a glass of champagne on arrival, you will be immersed in some of the finest suppliers in the wedding industry, from dresses, suits and jewellery, to flowers, cakes, shoes, accommodation options and even honeymoon travel.
The George is the convivial place for any function but excels at making that special day something to remember. Discuss your plans for the big day, leave feeling inspired and knowing that your wedding day will be relaxed and memorable and very personal – a day that is delightfully yours.
Enjoy a taste of the luxury and refinement that is The George and get ideas on just how good your special day will be. If you want to find out more, email firstname.lastname@example.org. The George is something special.
Since inception back in 2004, The Oaks of Darfield has become a major attraction as both a place of fine dining and quality accommodation.
Located at 2171 Clintons Road, Darfield, the historic Canterbury property – surrounded by a large stand of mature oak trees and a large garden with sunny courtyard – is sure to amaze.
The Oaks of Darfield provides an intimate fine dining experience second to none and is able to cater for evening dining, casual lunches, private formal dinners, weddings and cocktail parties.
The restaurant menu has been designed around seasonal produce by the chef, who sources local ingredients wherever possible.
Open for dinner on weekdays and weekends, The Oaks’ facilities and menus are also available for seminars, social functions and events.
When it comes to accommodation, The Oaks oozes quality with three well-appointed guest rooms upstairs, all with queen-size beds, private bathrooms, flat screen televisions and free wireless internet access.
Open Wednesday through to Sunday and Mondays and Tuesdays by prior arrangement. Due to popular demand, reservations are essential so to book your stay or dinner, call 03-318 7686 or visit