Virginia & Ernst. Thank you so much for letting us stay in your fabulous cottage and enjoy your garden!  We came to Featherston for the wedding of special friends and what a joy to find your beautiful cottage., kind welcome and generous hospitality. Thank you so much.  Wendy & Terry, North Queensland – 29.4. 2018

14.4.18 What a lovely cottage, the breakfast goodies are a nice touch.  We had a great stay. Thank you, Alana & Tim (Wanganui)

Virginia, you add just lovely details to make a memorable stay.  The cottage is so well thought out, we will definately recommend your place to visitors. Steph & Derek – 2 April 2018

Thank you so much for sharing your charming property with us.  Everything was perfect….right down to the smallest details.  We will definitely be back!  Dee & Fleet 25/3/2018.  p.s – whoever solves 12 ladies puzzle deserves a medal!!!

Wonderful and beautiful accommodation.  Very spoilt with all  your special touches.  Thank you. Will come again. Russel & Wendy 21.3.2018

Thanks for the lovely stay.  Your friendliness and hospitality really set you apart.  We look forward to staying with you again when we next find outselves down here.  Nic & Ara 18 March 2018

8.3.18 – Lovely cottage & Garden. Nice to get away from the routine of life. Peaceful. Thankyou for the homemade goodies.  Simon & Ali

24/2/18 – Thank you Virginia.  A lovely stay in your lovely bach.  We really enjoyed our short stay and have no doubt we will be back. Wayne & Vicki, Wellington

What a fabulous place – really enjoyed our short stay with you.  We will be back!  Alison & John, Napier – 10.2.2018

5-9 February 2018 – Once again we extend our huge thanks for everything that has been done for us.  You work so hard Virginia to keep everything so amazingly clean and comfortable and with such lovely touches.  We have so enjoyed returning to your bach – it felt like home from home and so great to meet up with you both again.  Thank you so much for everything ad we do hope to see you both again in 2020.  Liz & John, UK

30.1.2018 – Thank you both – what a lovely place you have – so peaceful – couldn’t believe we slept until 10 am! Great to stay here.  Leanne & Andrew, Stanmore Bay.

28 Jan 2018 – Thank you Virginia – you were so helpful and went above and beyond for us.  I wished we had longer here – so peaceful – haven’t slept so well in years!  Delicious breakfast, lovely place to stay.  Zoe & Jeremy

21.1.2018 – Loved the little details such as the mini WASJIG and other puzzles, te mini jars of leaf tea, also really liked having bacon and eggs and the cute little loaf!!  A nice little spot for a mini break from Wellington  Tim, Jo & Max. –  p.s. We found 2 ways to solve the ’12 Ladies”

Thanks for a lovely stay – great place to unwind. Bruce, Blenheim 19.12.2017

Thank you for sharing your cottage.  We enjoyed a wonderfully relaxed evening with fantastic food – thanks for catering for our needs.  We look forward to coming back again to unwind.  Jo & Marten, Wellington 2/12/2017

Beautiful cottage in a magnificent setting graciously cared for by lovely people – an unforgettable experience! Dave & Dana, USA – 20/11/2017

*Lovely Cottage, Lovely People – 15 April 2017
Overall Rating:
The cottage exceeded our expectations. Very well maintained with everything you need.
Virginia was a lovely and friendly host. The breakfast food provided was amazing. We couldn’t help ourselves and ended up eating it all.
We would love to stay again if the opportunity ever arose in the future. Leigh & Rebecca

*5 February 2017– A cute cottage with all the amenities. Lovely to be able to sit outside in the sun on the deck to listen to all the Tuis, bellbirds, chickens etc.  Great hospitality.  Jillene & Shirley, Hawkes Bay

*Really lovely wee cottage, patrons helpful and an absolute delight.  Very peaceful..  Spotless & neat.  Would come back again.  p.s Love the homemade bread, free range eggs & bacon!  Jacqui & Charlotte – Wellington 28/1/2017

*Thank you for a wonderful stay.  It was a lovely place to use as a base our our wedding at Taureka.  The bed was very comfy and the breakfast was delicious.  Samantha

*Lovely, just lovely.  And finding a socket for my phone charger was fantastic. Hilary 15/1/2017

*Great place to break your journey and refresh.  L & S, Hawkes Bay – 2/3 January 2017

*Such a beautiful spot and a wonderful little cottage!  A fantastic weekend getaway from Wellington.  Cottage is kept immaculately  and breakfast was delicious.  Would definitely return * *  * * *.  Olivia & Callum – Dec/Jan 2017

*Beautiful little spot.  We came to stay for a wedding and had a fantastic sleep waking to the sound of birdsong.  Ernst & Virginia were wonderful hosts even offering us a lift to the wedding venue.  Thank you.  Dave & Shell, Wellington 18/12/2017

*What a wonderful place to stay – peaceful, superby hosted.  A hilarious moment when we realised we’d locked ourselves out at 11 pm and I practiced my cat burglar moves through the kitchen window (sorry!).  We hope we’ll be allowed back!! Briar & David. Dec 2016

*What an idylic location – we had such a lovely stay.  Thank you.  The breakfast was delicious, the coffee was great, what a treat!  We’ll definitely be recommending Underhill Cottage to others. Rahn & Antonia – October 2016

*Very peaceful with great birdsong.  A lovely time of the year to be here.  We very much enjoyed the 100 year anniversary of the Anzac Hall.  Many thanks.  Janice & Richard – 16/10/2016

*Thank you for a lovely quiet hide-away from our everyday lives!  We plan on doing it again.  Stacey & Chris

*Loved the cottage, especially how clean it was and all the provisions.  Many thanks. Peter 9.9.2016

*Wonderful, cosy little cottage – with everything we needed.  Wish it could have ben a longer stay.  We’ll be back for dinner!. Thanks. – Kelly & Dean

*Delightful peaceful little place.  Thanks for breakfast.  I’ll be back.  Niki, Wellington August 2016

*Thank you for the wonderful stay, perfect way to end a day of cycling on the Rimutaka rail Trail.  Pat & Laura, Wellington. July 2016

*Thank you for a comfortable and enjoyable stay despite the weather!  We loved the cottage and all your homely touches, especially the home baking and breakfasts.  Thank you too for inviting us into your home for dinner and getting to know y ou and the local area.  Jane & Phil – Perth, W.Australia 27-30 June 2016

*Lovely cottage, will be back.  Ants & Anna – April 2016

*Great little place, really enjoyed our short stay!  Really well set up, had everything we needed.  Thank you.  Lucy & Raj, Wellington – March 2016

*Fantastic accommodation, so lovely and relaxing.  Hospitality unreal.  Beautiful meal and breakfast.  I will be back.  Thank you so much.  Capri & Chanel, Otaki – March 2016

*Thank you so much for the lovely cottage, has been a pleasure staying. Very enjoyable.  Linda & John, Pukekohe, Feb 2016

*Wow ! Thank you both for a very quiet stay in  your little cottage.  Food provided was 100% and very enjoyable especially when the husband does the cooking! Jenny & Colin, Foxton Beach, Feb 2016

*A lovely peaceful stay overnight in yur gorgeous cottage.  Thank you for your wonderful hospitality.  We’ll return if we may next year for the same event.  Many thanks.  Bruce & Jenni, Palmerston North, Jan 2016

*Many thanks for the awesome hospitality and your generosity.  It has been an idyllic place to stay and I have enjoyed the privacy.  You are a fabulous couple and I’m so pleased to have met you.   Margie, Palmerston North, December 2015

*A lovely couple of days here for a friends wedding just down the road.  The bacon & eggs start to the day is to die for!  We both do a lot of travel and stay in lots of hotels etc.  Really nice to come to somewhere so quiet & peaceful and of such a high standard.  Many thanks.  Greg & Jane, Dunedin

* Three days not enough to do all we wanted in this beautiful area.  The cottage was just perfect for a relaxing and enjoyable stay.  Lovely breakfasts to enjoy and such lovely hosts as well.  Thank you for everything.  John & Liz, Dedham U.K.

* What a beautiful little cottage.  It was great to put our heads down after a day at Trentham Races.  Love the art work and of course the beautiful food for breakfast.  I am so thrilled I found you on the internet.  Many thanks.  Judy & Geoff, New Plymouth

* Thank you for sharing paradise with us – it has been a balm for our city souls!  The night sky was spectacular and the dawning sky very beautiful.  Margaret & Nigel, Wellington

* This could only be achieved with European precision and attention to detail!  There’s a candle.  Are there any matches? KNEW there would be.  And there they were. Great value.  Modestly advertised.  If possible, I will be sure to stay here again and willingly recommend to others.  Nigel, Wellington

* What a lovely spot – relaxing, quiet & beautifully presented accommodation.  The breakfast was just lovely.  Thank you for a lovely stay.  Katrina & Jack, Wellington

*  What a wonderful stay!  Everything was well thought through – loved the homemade bread, preserved fruit and bathrobes.  (And we were lucky with the weather so breakfast on the patio was perfect).  Thanks heaps will recommend to friends.  David & Debbie, Wellington

* A unique cottage – one out of the box!  Wonderful homemade cooking, lovely warm and friendly.  Thank you so much for your hospitality.  Hope to be back some time.  Sue & Richard, Murrays Bay, Auckland

* What a beautiful spot – couldn’t have wished for better.  The cottage, hosts and goodies excellent.  Thank you both. Joyce & Peter, New Plymouth

* Brilliant! Loved all the little touches – the bath robe was much appreciated.  A fantastic place to stay with charming hosts. Genie & Tony Tyrrel, Suffolk, UK

* The cottage had everything one needed, was well prepared, very clean and tidy. Ernst & Virginia were wonderful hosts and the evening meal did not disappoint.  Would recommend to anyone wanting an excellent B&B.  Linda & David, Lower Hutt –