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Welcome To Burnside Homestead

Guests enjoy many features: Roaring open fires in the Great Hall; dining at the 16 seater oak dining table; snooker or billiards on a one slate table; teas or breakfasts in the sun-drenched conservatory; tours of the Homestead including fascinating insights into life as it was a century plus ago.  The restored Coachhouse has its own special character as a relic of the horse and carriage era, with many artifacts dating to the origins of the property first settled in the 1860's.


Guests walk through the property's extensive parkland featuring specimen trees and sheltered gardens. The original orchard and vegetable garden, tame sheep flock and poultry add to the authentic experience of a past lifestyle.


A Bed & Breakfast business has successfully operated since 1995 attracting guests the world over including distinguished people whose names in the guest book intrigue many.


Sited on the Alps2Ocean Cycle Route, it is an ideal last night B&B for celebratory dining before a final morning ride into Victorian Oamaru. All four seasons are enjoyed in a micro climate that rarely sees extremes, is warm, calm, enveloped in its own distinctive hideaway environment.



Burnside Homestead is a Category I registered historic home offering high class B&B accommodation and traditional country fare.  Architecturally distinguished by its octagonal Great Hall, all its antique guest suites incorporate contemporary facilities. Additional accommodation includes comfortable rooms in the Historic Creamery and Servants Quarters. Located just 18 kms from Oamaru via Enfield, and on the ALPS 2 OCEAN CYCLE TRAIL 22 kms from Duntroon.

Tour the Estate:

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Burnside Estate, Great Hall rangesview Burnside Estate- The Great Hall Rose and Tulips, Burnside Estate Garden Opening of Burnside Estate B&B

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