River Road Truffiere lies in the heart of Appleby in Nelson. River Road Truffiere produced its first truffles in 2012. Creating a truffiere had been the vision of Peter Burton and Rebecca Hamid. Combining their experience in horticulture, farming and a love of trees with their passion for and appreciation of fine foods, they have created a successful producing truffiere in the heart of Appleby.
Rebecca and Pete are the most gracious hosts. Never have we had two nicer and accommodating people. The fresh vegetables from their garden, fresh bread, museli, fresh jams, and juice. Every amenity you could possibly want to cook beautiful dinners and meals. The River Road retreat is a true gem...
Fantastic place to stay. Breakfasts were delicious, hosts friendly and the views were endless. Peaceful and great location, with river handy for a refreshing swim. We'll be back!
Loved this place with its lovely vibe, surrounded by established trees and gardens, with magnificent sunsets over the mountain backdrop to the west. Quiet location, not far from all the area has to offer, with astute culinary recommendations provided by our hosts, who also pampered us with...
Paul, New Zealand
I can not state enough how excellent our stay was. The setting is beautiful, the home modern with nice furnishings and appliances, and thoughtful inclusions that made the stay relaxing. We found this to be a great launch point for our excursions into Nelson, Abel Tasman for the water...
If you are in the market for a getaway that is a bit special and boutique then this is the place. Nestled in grape vines, truffles, figs and orchards, the retreat offers a perfect place to reset- with comfortable, warm and modern interiors. Thanks so much Rebecca and Pete. Your space is just...
Great place. Lovely location in the countryside, peaceful and relaxing. The Retreat is well equipped and very comfortable, and the breakfasts are to die for!
We have travelled extensively and this is definitely one of our most favourite Airbnb's so far. Rebecca is a wonderful host and the property is in an idyllic setting. Highly recommended.