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“€œIndulge in the timeless elegance, luxurious comforts and Victorian charm of Picton’s finest colonial villa -€“ welcome to Sennen House”

ACCOMMODATION Restored in keeping with its gracious style and era, Sennen House offers authentic and elegant boutique accommodation in three individual units. Our unique self- contained style allows guests the privacy, comfort and facilities they require, together with the convenience of delicious breakfast provisions, allowing you to start your day exactly when you wish.

HERITAGE Built in 1886 and registered under the New Zealand Historic Places Trust, this magnificent 2-storey villa is one of Picton’s original colonial homesteads. Extensively and sympathetically restored, Sennen House has many fine historic features.

LOCATION Only a short 1km stroll to Picton’s restaurants, shops, ferries and foreshore we are ideally located to explore the stunning Marlborough region with its wineries, waterways, beautiful coastline, magnificent landscapes and famous Queen Charlotte Track.
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ENVIRONMENT Set in formal gardens beneath our Queen Elizabeth II National Trust protected native forest, native birds and birdsong abound. A percentage of each guest stay is put into the ongoing work of regenerating the original beech forest with its unique and rich habitat.

HOSTS Lyall and Helena relocated back to New Zealand at the end of 1999. Originally from New Zealand, Lyall spent a considerable period of time in the UK working extensively within the building services environment where he met Helena. Lyall and Helena are both happy to leave the corporate working environment behind them and enjoy the delights of what Marlborough can offer including cruising around the glorious Marlborough Sounds in their classic launch ‘Arohanui’€™.

We invite you to join us to share this very special place and beautiful surroundings that is Sennen House.

UPDATE October 2014 Sennen House may be available in the near future to prospective purchasers. Interested parties please email lyallcuming@xtra.co.nz for details.