Superb Vineyard Accommodation

Enjoy a relaxing time staying in The Winemakers Cottage situated on the Murdoch James Estate vineyard.

Whether you’re coming to Martinborough to explore the regions wineries and vineyards, to attend a fair or festival, for a romantic weekend or family holiday, or just for some rest and relaxation, The Winemakers Cottage provides a delightful retreat with rural tranquillity and vineyard surroundings.

Original 1920s farmhouse cottage beautifully renovated in 2003, The Winemakers Cottage offers self-contained Martinborough vineyard accommodation for up to 4 guests, two queen-sized bedrooms, one bathroom with shower, a fully equipped kitchen and a comfortable lounge. Gaze at wide views of the mountains, river and valley as you wander through the vineyard or relax in the cottage courtyard with a glass of Murdoch James Estate wine.

Just a short stroll from our vineyard accommodation is the winery and Cellar Door where you can taste a wide range of world class wines in the company of the winemaker or one of the winery team.

Martinborough village only ten minutes away

If you’re looking for somewhere to go out for dinner, Martinborough village is just ten minutes away and has excellent cafes and restaurants.

You will also find a range of boutique shops and the Visitor Centre has great options for local sightseeing, for example: take the drive to Lake Ferry and scenic coastal road to Cape Palliser - on the way back, stop for a meal at the Lake Ferry Hotel which always offers locally caught seafood.