A Reputation for Magic
Here are a few entries from the Centre Hill Cottage Organic Farm-stay guest book:
“Delightful cottage and magic views. Very relaxing, delicious food. Ian, you are an excellent host.” – Sam & Tracy, NZ
“Wow! What a treat to come and stay here, where every little touch has been considered. It is absolutely spectacular.” – Gabrielle & Simon, NZ
“Thank you Ian, this is certainly a piece of heaven.” – Angela, Bob & Colin, UK
“It just doesn’t get any better . . . . Beautiful, relaxing, all the comforts of home!” – Silvana & Dennis, USA
“A magical retreat. After one day we were completely relaxed, and feel as if we’ve been on holiday for a week. We’ll be back.” – Jen & Ant, NZ
“Being here was a reminder of how incredibly good life is.” – Anon.
“We looked for a secluded, private, romantic, relaxing and cosy cotage for our honeymoon. We found it at Centre Hill. Big thanks for spoiling us with amazing food and great hospitality. We are not ready to leave!” – Tim & Felicity, Australia
“An absolutely unique experience. A serene and relaxing cottage with a wicked outdoor bath.” – Cat & Jonathon, NZ
“What a wonderful place with so much attention to detail. Ian, a man straight from the heart, we feel we’ve been visiting an old friend.” – Stephen & Sarah, UK
“Thank you Ian for your wonderful company and hospitality. We’re in awe of your lovely farm and cottage.” – Deb, USA
“Relaxing, refreshing and rejuvenating!! A little piece of paradise right on our doorstep here in South Canterbury! Awesome views, warm, luxurious accommodation and a friendly hospitable bloke who knows how to cater for his guests. Thanks Ian.” – Paul & Deb, Timaru
“Such a beautiful way to end our NZ adventure. The best memory to go home with.” – Anon.
“Spirit of Hospitality Award! Our host, Ian Blakemore, went to great lengths to organise activities such as fishing, golf and farm activities. His friendliness and hospitality made our stay unforgettable. The cottage and furnishings were lovely with some luxury touches. Everything we wanted was either at our fingertips or Ian would make it happen!” – John & Judy Jensen, Queensland (23/12/05)