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Log Chalets


Mt Lyford Holiday Homes offers a range of self-contained holiday houses in the alpine village of Mt Lyford, North Canterbury.

Unique Log Chalet accommodation all situated amongst some of the world's most breathtaking scenery, nestled in private, stunning bush with outstanding views on Mt Lyford, the Seaward Kaikoura's or the North Canterbury coastal foothills. Mt Lyford gives the kiwi bach a new meaning.


The chalets provide a great destination for families or couples who want to have some quality time away. The bigger chalets are ideal for a few families or a group of friends. Mt Lyford offers you perfect ski accommodation in winter as close to the skifield as you can get. As it is midway between Hanmer Springs and Kaikoura a day out to these busy tourist destinations is easily achieved.

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Some Chalets also make an ideal small conference venue for those private corporate meetings. Use the nearby Mt Lyford Lodge for meals or book Claudine's Catering for food on location. All accommodation is furnished to a high standard, and we are sure to have something to suit your requirements. Everything you need to make your stay relaxing and comfortable is provided.

Please contact us by phone 03-3156523 or send an enquiry if the chalet of your choice is not available. We do have alternative options.

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From $250.00* daily11 4 2 4
Chalet in Mt Lyford
Terako 55

Spacious log home for a bigger group

Amazing value for money and high-quality fit-out throughout this spacious log chalet! The perfect holiday home that sleeps up to 9 people with great mountain views from the private deck and garden and excellent entertaining. Large living area with adjoining 'play room' for the kids. Real privacy guaranteed. Lots of space inside and outside.

From $200.00* daily10 3 2 3
Chalet in Mt Lyford
Corsican Lodge

Spacious log chalet with free WIFI

A spacious log chalet with a large living room (2 lounge settees). The log burner fills the chalet with a glowing warmth and it's lovely to retire here after a day of outdoor fun. The kitchen is open plan and fully equipped to dish up a lovely meal.

From $160.00* daily10 4 2 3
Chalet in Mt Lyford
Clearview lodge

Fabulous views over the surrounding mountainscape from a very comfortable chalet.

The 180 degree views over the surrounding mountain ranges from Clearview lodge are difficult to beat. From a very comfortable lounge you can watch the ever changing light over the mountains while entertaining your guests.

From $160.00* daily6 3 2 2
Chalet in Mt Lyford
Manuka Lodge

Authentic log chalet with outdoor spa

Manuka Lodge, alias Simon's chalet, is the best hidden treasure ever! Tucked away in a dead end road surrounded by native bush this characteristic log chalet offers superb privacy. It has an outdoor spa and 2 large sunny decks with rustic furniture. Manuka Lodge is often used for wedding nights for it's romantic and secluded location. With 2 bedrooms and a large mezzanine floor the chalet offers sleeping quarters for 6 adults (max)and 3 children.

From $160.00* daily8 3 2 2
Chalet in Mt Lyford
Pokaka Lodge

enclosed by nature

Pokaka is a 2 bedroom loghouse that cosy for two, and has room for up to six or more if people sleep on the mezzanine floor. The lodge is fully equipped and has everything you need to make your stay comfortable. This chalet is hidden at the end of the road with privacy guaranteed. Pets are allowed here.

From $160.00* daily8 3 2 2
Chalet in Mt Lyford
Sandy Heights

Affordable chalet with magnificent views

Affordable chalet with magnificent views of the surrounding mountain landscape. Peaceful setting with wonderful private balcony. The chalet is cosy for two, and has room for up to eight if people sleep on the mezzanine floor. The lodge is fully equipped and has everything you need to make your stay comfortable.

From $150.00* daily11 4 2 3
Chalet in Mt Lyford
Tiraki (clearing skies)

Ty Mynydd translates from Welsh into mountain house. This characterful authentic log chalet is a landmark on the mountain slope, located at the top of the village it has fantastic 180o views over the Kaikoura Ranges around to the Waiau valley.

From $150.00* daily6 2 1 2
Chalet in Mt Lyford
Totara Lodge

relax in total seclusion in this private log chalet

Totara Lodge is set in an acre of native bush, where you will wake to the song of the native bell-birds and relax in the evening to the sound of cicadas and the frogs in the nearby pond. You will be able to relax on the deck, enjoying the beautiful view of Mt Lyford in total privacy and seclusion. Totara Lodge has excellent facilities and is ideal for a small family or a romantic break for two.

From $140.00* daily5 2 1 2
Chalet in Mt Lyford
Cabbage Tree Cabin

the little gingerbread house of Mt Lyford

Perfect little hideaway cabin for a couple or small family. Beautiful views, peace and quiet, outdoor paradise.

From $140.00* daily4 2 1 2
Chalet in Mt Lyford
The Beeches

adorable warm log cabin on a private section

The Beeches is a cool little hide-out. Quirky elements give this house character. A warm log fire easily heats the house. Perfect place for a couple or a small family.

From $130.00* daily3 2 1 1
Chalet in Mt Lyford
Lulus 8

A Romantic Hideaway

This log chalet is simply a gem and the best kept secret with abundant ambience.

From $120.00* daily5 2 1 2
Chalet in Mt Lyford
Top Shelf

basic log cabin close to skifield

The Top Shelf is located at the top end of Mt Lyford with fantastic views of both the mountain and the valley towards Waiau. Special feature is the climbing wall inside the chalet.

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* Indicative price only. Please select dates for more accurate rates. Conditions and additional charges may apply.



Ross and Claudine Barnes, owners of Mt Lyford Holiday Homes, are passionate about the alpine village of Mt Lyford with it's unique log chalets hidden in the native bush.

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34 Lulus lane
Mt Lyford, Canterbury
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