Threaded Needle Retreat is situated in rural Otaki on the Kapiti Coast.  The home is a five bedroomed, three bathroom,  400m² home on three levels set in three acres of gardens.

The bottom level accommodates the craft room which is easily accessible from the driveway making the transfer of sewing machines and heavy items easy.  There is also a shower room and toilet on the bottom level.  The middle level has the living spaces, kitchen, dining room, two lounges, conservatory, decks.  It also has the owners master bedroom and ensuite  The upper level accommodates four bedrooms and another large bathroom with shower and separate toilet suitable for guests.

The house can accommodate up to nine staying guests, each with their own single bed.  The craft room comfortably fits nine individual sewing stations, each with its own table and padded desk chair.  A cutting table with mat is available as well as a large ironing station and irons.  There are comfy chairs to lounge in if you are hand stitching.  Lighting in the craft room is excellent.

Otaki has several grocery stores , restaurants, or take-outs within a few kilometers of the house.