Stonefly Lodge | Nelson-Tasman Region | New Zealand

Nelson-Tasman Region

Property Description

An exciting new development at Stonefly Lodge, near Nelson and Abel Tasman on the South Island, provides the option of an Exclusive-use luxurious Villa for groups of up to 10 guests (6 adults & up to 4 children) staying in complete luxury, with access to three individual suites and an additional bunkbed room.  Falcon Brae is perfect for multigenerational families or those seeking total privacy.  Due to open December 2019.  

“Falcon Brae” Villa is perched on a hilltop high above Stonefly Lodge, with spectacular 360 degree views over the surrounding mountains and the Motueka River below.   The Falcon Brae is 720 sq metres in size, located on 350 acres of property surrounded on two sides by rivers, including a private forest and spectacular native bush walks.   

The architecturally designed contemporary residence, features a large central lounge area with a 5 metre ceiling, sunken bar, mini grand piano, media theatre, commercial kitchen, 3 dining areas and a stunning collection of New Zealand and local art.  Directly in front of the Helipad Terrace, guests can relax in the “Games Den” housing modern gym equipment, pool table, table tennis, darts and a games table. The large deck space overlooks the mountains and river, featuring a pool & outdoor heated spa, barbeque area for outdoor dining and entertaining with a shaded pergola.  

Two master suites ranging in size from 124 to 135 sq metres, and a Junior Suite of 55 sq metres will be finished to the highest of standards all with private deck space, full cocktail bar, coffee & tea making facilities, luxurious bathrooms, heated towel rails, spa tub, spectacular fire place, high quality TV and audio system.  For the larger family, a bunk room with ensuite is also available for up to 4 children. 

The entire Villa can be booked as exclusive use with a private chef, and house staff, offering complete exclusive privacy.  For larger groups, there is the option of renting both the Villa and Stonefly Lodge for a total capacity of 14 adults and 4 children.  

As with Stonefly Lodge, the Falcon Brae Villa will be completely off the “grid” with solar panels and batteries providing all the power required. 

Centrally located between 3 major National Parks the Falcon Brae Villa is an ideal luxury private retreat, of the highest of standards, providing easy access to all the major activities in the Nelson -Tasman Region. 


Villa Suites  

Each of the three suites (two Master & one Junior Suite) offer total privacy and utmost luxury, with floor to ceiling glass windows, wooden clad walls, private balconies, and breathtaking views of the mountains and the river below.   Each suite sleeping up to two guests, featuring a super king or king-split bed, a separate spacious lounge area, with comfortable modern furniture for lounging and the romance of a fireplace.  

The large private cocktail bar is a feature in each of the master suites and includes a full cocktail menu for guests to make their own perfect drink in the privacy and comfort of their own suite.   The luxurious bathrooms are beautifully appointed with twin basins, a large dressing room, deep baths, separate showers, and heated floors & towel rails.   Each suite is equipped with WiFi, surround sound television, high spec sound system, and sensor operated floor lighting.  

Capacity – the 3 suites can accommodate up to 6 adults and the bunk room sleeps up to 4.  Maximum capacity 10 in the Villa.    For larger groups travelling together there is the option of guests using both the Villa and the Lodge for exclusive use, accommodating up to 14 adults and up to 4 children together. 

Master Suites 

  • Tasman Suite  –  133sm  – Super King / or split twin 
  • Sleeps up to 2 Adults  
  • Tasman Suite is positioned at the northern end of the Villa, offering completely privacy and direct access to the lawn terrace and the outdoor entertainment area poolside.   


Kahurangi Suite  –  125sm -   Super King bed /  or split  twin 

Motueka Suite  –  57sm  Super King / or split twin 

Bunk Room  –  25sm   Double bed,  plus twin bunk, plus ensuite, sleep up to 4 children  

Located on the south side of the Villa, the Kahurangi Suite also includes a separate secluded outdoor hot tub, located along a private river stone path.   

The Motueka Suite sits alongside the Kahurangi Suite, making it ideal for multigenerational families.   

The Family Bunkroom is located directly across from the Motueka Suite, and includes a double bed and two luxurious bunk beds.  This is the perfect spot for the children, a driver, security guard, or nanny.   



  • Abel Tasman National Park
  • Nelson Lakes National Park
  • Kahurangi National Park
  • Abel Tasman National Park - Private Charter Boat cruising
  • Abel Tasman - Sea Kayaking
  • Fly Fishing
  • Guided Hikes
  • Horse Riding
  • Guided Cycling
  • Heli Tours- scenic
  • Heli Biking / Hiking
  • Wine Tours
  • Art/Craft Tours
  • White Water Rafting
  • House Massage
  • On the Farm
Basic Details
Property Type : Villa
Listing Type : Vacation Rental
Bedrooms : 4
Bathrooms : 4
Sleeps : 10

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