My place is close to State Highway 1. It is approximately an hours picturesque drive to two Tourist towns of Hanmer Springs and Kaikoura. With Hanmer accessed by the inland road providing Hot Pool Experience set in beautiful surroundings. Kaikoura accessed by the coastal SHW1 is the Whale Watch town. Gore Bay is right on our door step, a 10 minute drive to beach. Known for it's surfing. Cheviot reserve has rambling walks and sheltered picnic areas.