Arts Content Harbour View


Arts Content Harbour View
Self Contained Accommodation, Otago Peninsula

  • Free Wifi
  • Instant Booking on our website - 2 night minimum booking
  • High quality waterfront, self-contained cottage style accommodation for two adults adjoining our home
  • Double glazed and fully heated
  • Downstairs, two people sleep in comfort in the comfortable queen sized bed - ensuite provided
  • Upstairs, lounge/dining/kitchenette
  • Choice of 40 channels on the widescreen TV
  • Enormous front deck with Panoramic views over Otago Harbour or enjoy the birdsong from the garden deck beside the stream at your bedroom door
  • Comfortable two seater sofa and rocker recliner armchair
  • Off road parking
  • Generous Welcome Hamper
  • Visit Larnach Castle (5 mins), Dunedin City (13 mins), albatross, penguins, seals (30 mins)

Awards of Excellence from Tripadvisor and


  • Panoramic harbour views through the French doors
  • Access to enormous deck with outdoor setting for alfresco dining
  • Two seater lounge and rocking recliner chair
  • Dining table with two chairs
  • Fridge, cooktop, microwave, electric frypan, toaster, boiling jug and full range of kitchen utensils, crockery and cutlery
  • SKY TV, DVD Player and a selection of DVDs
  • Magazines, books and tourist information
  • Heat pump to ensure your comfort

The bedroom features:

  • Luxury, Queen Size Bed
  • Electric blanket with separate controls
  • Quality bed linen and doona
  • Heatpump to ensure your warmth and comfort
  • Clock Radio and alarm
  • Fitted carpet
  • Peaceful, garden views with direct access to a private deck with seating beside the stream
  • Soft, warm dressing gowns for your use

Ensuite Bathroom:

  • Fully heated
  • Shower
  • Heated towel rail
  • Soft towels provided
  • Hair dryer


  • Harbour Views
  • Free Wi-Fi internet
  • Free Sky Satellite TV
  • Free Generous Welcome Hamper comprising eggs from our own hens, a choice of cereal, fruit juice, fresh fruit in season, a selection of home made jam, fresh crusty bread, home made muffins, home made yoghurt, plunger coffee and English Breakfast Tea
  • Free heating (Heat Pump) and hot water
  • Free use of washing machine, dryer, ironing board & iron
  • Free bedding and towels
  • Unrestricted access to the back and front gardens, the huge deck leading from your lounge, at the front, overlooking the harbour, and your deck off the bedroom beside the stream
  • Cathy is a pastel artist and many of her paintings adorn the walls or can be viewed in the gallery near the car park
  • Off street parking

Please note that smoking is allowed outside the building only.
We have two adorable Burmese cats which may visit you.

Other Features:
  • Shops and restaurant within 2 mins drive
  • 13 kilometres to all the attractions of Dunedin
  • Larnach Castle 5 mins just up the hill
  • Convenient access to Albatross colony and penguin viewing
  • Access to Peninsula walking tracks nearby
  • Friendly and welcoming hosts
  • No smoking indoors

Your hosts Cathy and Alex Shemansky have run their accommodation, Arts Content Harbour Views since 2006
and also provide Boutique Accommodation in Castlewood Cottage in a secluded corner of their Secret Garden.

We respect our guests privacy at all times but we are always here to provide advice and guidance about what to see
on our beautiful Peninsula and just to chat if that is what guests want.
Cathy is happy to show guests around the beautiful Artists Garden and her Gallery.
We enjoy meeting people from all around the world and sharing our little piece of paradise with them.

Your Hosts: Alex and Cathy Shemansky

Contact Address:

1 Castlewood Rd, Company Bay - on the corner of Portobello & Castlewood Rds - Otago Peninsula, Dunedin, New Zealand


+64 (0)3 476 0076


+64 (0)3 476 0076

Mobile Phone:

+64 (0)211 523341




NZ$160 to NZ$180 for two people


Instant Booking and availability calendar on our website - 2 night minimum booking


When coming into Dunedin, follow the directions for Otago Peninsula.
Arts Content is 13 mins drive along the harbourside road.
We are one and a half kilometres past Macandrew Bay.
We are right on the corner of Portobello and Castlewood Roads.
Look for the sign to Larnach Castle and then our Arts Content Sign
Turn into Castlewood Road. We are the first driveway on the left, immediately after the hedge.


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