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Longwood, named after Napoleon’s house of exile on St Helena, is reputedly New Zealand’s largest private home. In the heart of a premier wine-growing region this historic and grand house welcomes you in the best English country house style.

Dining Room

.At night savour the delicious eclectic meals served in the glorious dining room, or if you prefer, in the library, garden, or loggia. Retire to four huge ensuite bedrooms with canopied beds, antique furnishing and open fires.


Bedroom at Longwood

Magnificent rooms, wonderful atmosphere and the gracious hospitality of the owners, make Longwood a very special experience

Wander the splendid park-like grounds, with vast lawns and venerable English trees, retire to the Sunken Garden with a book, or play tennis, boules or croquet.

Fine Food

The region

Martinborough is a unique wine destination justly famous for its world-class Pinot Noir and elegant aromatic whites. Visit these boutique wineries and drink the wine and the atmosphere. There are excellent golf courses in close proximity, wonderful walks and places of historic interest. The seal colony and Pinnacle Rocks are two of the more outstanding natural sights.

Longwood, 50 minutes from Wellington, 10 minutes from Martinborough, is also an ideal location for small weddings, private functions and conferences for which extra accommodation is available.


Marguerite Tait-Jamieson
Longwood Rd East, Featherston, NZ
Ph: 64 - 6 - 308 8289
Fax: 64 - 6 - 308 8189
Email: longwood@xtra.co.nz

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