News, Travel I 02.02.23 I by

Kererū Retreat is an off-grid shack in the foothills of New Zealand’s Mount Hutt

Made almost entirely from salvaged materials, this tiny cabin in Canterbury, New Zealand, is perfectly situated for soaking up nature.

Guests are sheltered by corrugated iron and reclaimed timber at Kererū Retreat, which sits on working farmland in Pudding Hill – close to skiing, hiking, biking and boating hotspots. Studio Well Architecture designed the simple shack, with just enough space to sleep two.

The plywood-lined cabin is entirely solar-powered and comes stocked with biodegradable amenities and locally crafted wool throws. There’s also a wood burner for chilly nights.

Kererū Retreat starts at £99 per night and is bookable via Airbnb. Visitors can throw open the barn-style shutters of the retreat, opening up the shack’s sleeping area to the surrounding views. Breakfast can be taken al fresco on the tiny home’s front terrace.

Photography: Studio Well Architecture
Photography: Studio Well Architecture

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