Welcome to Hielan House, Oxford North Canterbury

Shirley and John welcome you to their Website for Hielan House Countrystay B & B


Just what you need to revitalize yourself or for a restful respite away from the hustle and bustle. Come and relax for a few days and stay on your travels in the South Island of beautiful New Zealand. You can even make us a base and do day trips over Arthurs Pass to Greymouth, Hamner Springs, Akaroa, which some of our guests do.

Set on 6 acres of elevated rural land nestled close to the Oxford foothills in Canterbury you will find our quality accommodation warm and inviting. Our aim is to make you feel welcome and cater for your individual requirements so that you leave with happy memories of Hielan House and Oxford. We would enjoy sharing your travel experiences over a cuppa or at dinner. We are located just off Inland Scenic Route 72, which is the gateway to the rest of the South Island including the West Coast, Mt Cook, Methven, The Glaciers and Tekapo, Hanmer and Kaikoura.

  • Our home is situated 180m from the road with off-street parking and no traffic noise.
  • Spacious gardens to wander around and relax. We farm a few sheep, eggs from the hens at breakfast, and Dora and Tass our dogs like being made a fuss of.
  • Guest accommodation upstairs with separate entrance.
  • In ground swimming pool in summer. Free laundry, email facilities, spa and sauna.

     Springtime                                                                         One of the views                                                           Sunset

                                                                                    Tass and Dora waiting to greet you

  • Delicious menu breakfasts with honey from our own hive.
  • Dinners available on the evenings that Oxford's restaurants and cafes aren't open with homegrown meat and vegetables in season from John's garden. Includes Lamb, venison, chicken, fish, and steak. Desserts include Pavlova, Apple Shortcake, Profiteroles and caramel sauce, Crepe Suzettes.  We can cater for vegetarians and your special dietary requirements. Pre-dinner drinks, New Zealand wine and a taste of Havill's honey mead.
  • 50 minutes easy drive to and from Christchurch Airport and City.
  • Pets by arrangement.
  • We believe in Responsible Tourism and protecting our beautiful environment by reducing waste and keeping it free from pollution. Enjoy our hospitality in rural Oxford.

Hosts: Shirley and John Farell 74 Bush Road , Oxford, North Canterbury
Phone/Fax 64 3 312 4382 : 0274 359 435
E-Mail: hielanhouse@ihug.co.nz website: www.hielanhouse.co.nz

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Hosts: Shirley and John Farell 74 Bush Road , Oxford, North Canterbury
Phone/Fax 64 3 312 4382 : Mobile: 0274 359435
E-Mail: hielanhouse@ihug.co.nz website: www.hielanhouse.co.nz