New Zealand
On the banks of the Motueka River...

Falcon Brae - Luxury Exclusive use Villa

An exciting new development at Stonefly Lodge, near Nelson and Abel Tasman on the South Island, provides the option of an Exclusive-use luxurious Villa for groups of up to 10 guests (6 adults & up to 4 children) staying in complete luxury, with access to three individual suites and an additional bunkbed room.  Falcon Brae is perfect for multigenerational families or those seeking total privacy.  

“Falcon Brae” Villa is perched on a hilltop high above Stonefly Lodge, with spectacular 360 degree views over the surrounding mountains and the majestic Motueka River below.   The Falcon Brae is 720 sq metres in size, located on 350 acres of property surrounded on two sides by rivers, including a private forest and spectacular native bush walks. 

The architecturally designed contemporary residence, features a large central lounge area with a 5 metre ceiling, sunken bar, grand piano, media theatre, commercial kitchen, 3 dining areas and a stunning collection of New Zealand and local art.  Directly in front of the Helipad Terrace, guests can relax in the “Games Den” housing modern gym equipment, pool table, table tennis, darts and a games table. The large deck space overlooks the mountains and river, featuring a pool & outdoor heated spa, barbeque area for outdoor dining and entertaining with a shaded pergola.

The entire Villa can be booked as exclusive use with a private chef, and house staff, offering complete exclusive privacy.  For larger groups, there is the option of renting both the Villa and Stonefly Lodge for a total capacity of 14 adults and 4 children.

As with Stonefly Lodge, the Falcon Brae Villa is completely "off the grid" with solar panels providing all the power required. Centrally located between 3 major National Parks the Falcon Brae Villa is an ideal luxury private retreat, of the highest of standards, providing easy access to all the major activities in the Nelson -Tasman Region.

Overall Site Plan

Overall Site Plan

Villa Overall Floor plan

Villa Overall Floor plan

The Villa Suites

Each of the three suites (two Master & one Junior Suite) offer total privacy and utmost luxury, with floor to ceiling glass windows, private balconies, and breathtaking views of the mountains and the river below.   Each suite sleeps up to two guests, featuring a super king or king-split bed, a separate spacious lounge area, with comfortable modern furniture for lounging and the romance of a fireplace.

The large private cocktail bar is a feature in each of the master suites and includes a full cocktail menu for guests to make their own perfect drink in the privacy and comfort of their own suite.   The luxurious bathrooms are beautifully appointed with twin basins, a large dressing room, deep baths, separate showers, and heated floors & towel rails.   Each suite is equipped with WiFi, surround sound television, high spec sound system, and sensor operated floor lighting.

Capacity – the 3 suites can accommodate up to 6 adults and the bunk room sleeps up to 4.  Maximum capacity 10 in the Villa.    For larger groups travelling together there is the option of guests using both the Villa and the Lodge for exclusive use, accommodating up to 14 adults and up to 4 children together.

The Villa Suites

The Tasman Suite

Pool Front Master Suite

Perfect for outdoor entertainment . The Tasman Suite opens onto a large expansive lawned area on the northern side of the Villa with easy access to the pool and spa deck with shaded pergola. Entrance from the main Pavillion is via the internal art gallery.

Tasman Suite  -  133sm  - Super King / or split twin

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The Kahurangi & Motueka Suites

The Kahurangi Suite

River View & Hilltop Spa

The Kahurangi Suite consists of luxurious bathroom, large central lounge area and bedroom with private deck leading to a secluded outdoor hot tub, nestled into the mountain edge on the southern side of the Villa. A sunset setting not to miss.

Kahurangi Suite  -  125sm -   Super King bed /  or split  twin

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The Kahurangi & Motueka Suites

The Motueka Suite & Bunk Room

The Motueka Suite sits alongside the Kahurangi Suite, making it ideal for multi-generational families. 

The Family Bunkroom is located directly across from the Motueka Suite, and includes a double bed and two bunk beds.  This is the perfect spot for the children, a driver, a pilot, security guard, or nanny.

Motueka Suite  -  57sm  Super King / or split twin

Bunk Room  -  25sm   Double bed,  plus twin bunk, plus ensuite, sleep up to 4 children

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Main Living Area

Main Living Area

Falcon Brae

260m2 - Living, dining and expansive outdoor living with majestic views over the mountains and river below.

The central complex adjoining the suites accommodates the large central lounge area with 5 metre ceiling, sunken bar, media room, commercial kitchen and 3 dining spaces.  The large deck space, spa & pool with a fully equipped entertainment pergola is the focus for outdoor relaxing.
A separate "Games Den" incorporates a high tech gym, pool table, table tennis and board game facilities.

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