Karo - rennovated railway station

Bach or holiday home | Martinborough | #18013

8.5/10 (23 ratings)
  • 10 people
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 7 beds
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • Pets ok
  • No smoking


  • 5 acre olive grove surrounded by vineyards
  • Close to Golf course / Squash court
  • 10 metre heated swimming pool

Large holiday house on 5 acre olive grove surrounded by vineyards with lovely views and close to tastings and Martinborough centre.

This is a converted railway station with wrap around veranda and large deck projecting into private courtyard garden.

10 metre heated swimming pool, roses and outdoor furniture and BBQ.

Open plan livingdining with Goumet firebox and woodstove,large flat screen TV,internet and piano.

Modern kitchen with falcon double oven and large gas hob.double fridge reezer,microwave,dishwasher,juicer and coffee machine.

There are 4 bedrooms,2 queen ,1 with ensuite; 2 twin ,1 with beds converting to 1 kingsize bed ,all with french doors opening to veranda.

Study which sleeps 2 more on fold out sofa.

Luxurious wet bathroom with deep bath.

This house could accomodate 2 families and a small pet.

Martinborough has a number of attractions from wineries, olive oil tasting, fine dining, cookery courses to horseriding, 4 wheeller motorbike treks, the Tora walk is not that far away and Lake Ferry Hotel is a great place to have fish and chips on the beach which is only 20 minutes drive. Bring your fishing rod and go surf casting off the coastline. The drive to the lighthouse and the pinnacles is about 1hr and 30minutes, but worth a trip if you want to see the rugged coastline of the Wairarapa. Also Greytown is only a 12m drive to some wonderful historic attractions, restaurants and fashion shops, Cobblestones is worth a visit, enjoy some chocolate and Puzzlewood is only a hop skip and jump away, worth a visit with the kids, parents will also have fund. You can certainly explore. Enjoy your stay.

Special conditions: Karo is available for a 3 night min. stay @ $250/n for 4 adults. Discount for longer stays. $300 deposit required before booking confirmed We do accept payments by NZ VISA/Mastercard 11am checkout, 2pm checkin Smoking outside only. Cleaning optional, we do expect homestay kept clean House trained family pet welcome. * If Cancellation is made by the Landlord due to owner's circumstances 42 days notice will be given and full deposit will be reimbursed.


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Bath tub
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • Fireplace
  • Freeview (TM)
  • Fridge
  • Internet (Broadband)
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Shower
  • Swimming pool
  • Telephone (local calls)
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Master

    1 x Queen bed

  • Queen

    1 x Queen bed

  • Study

    1 x Fold-out sofa bed

  • Twin

    2 x Single bed

  • Twin King

    2 x King single bed

Availability & rates*

Maybe booked

  • Extras: Linen FREE (included); Cleaning $85.00 per stay (optional)
Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
3 night
27-Oct-16 to 16-Nov-16
$260+/night $260+/night
For up to 4 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $40/night; Children: $25/night;
3 night minimum stay
3 Night Special
17-Nov-16 to 21-Nov-16
$350/night $350/night
3 night minimum stay
3 night
22-Nov-16 to 16-Dec-16
$260+/night $260+/night
For up to 4 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $40/night; Children: $25/night;
3 night minimum stay
Weekly Rate full house
17-Dec-16 to 06-Feb-17
$390/night $390/night
7 night minimum stay
3 night peak
07-Feb-17 to 31-Mar-17
$290+/night $290+/night
For up to 4 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $40/night; Children: $25/night;
3 night minimum stay
3 night
01-Apr-17 to 30-Nov-17
$260+/night $260+/night
For up to 4 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $40/night; Children: $25/night;
3 night minimum stay
Weekly Rate full house
01-Dec-17 to 27-Jan-18
$390/night $390/night
7 night minimum stay

*Pricing may vary depending on the dates you choose and the number of guests. Additional charges (extras) and minimum stay criteria may also apply. Bookings paid for through Bookabach online payments incur a 3% credit card transaction fee.

Reviews (33)

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  • We had a very disappointing stay here

    We had a very disappointing stay here. Every night the we would see mice running across the kitchen bench and could hear them in the piano. There was a lot of mice droppings. The house needed a good clean. The setting was very nice but the cleanliness of the house let it down. I contacted the property manager after our stay and they said they would contact the owner but I never heard back from them. I wouldn't recommend this home to others.

    MattH2723 0%|1x Sep 2016

  • Karo was clean, warm and very well appointed

    Karo was clean, warm and very well appointed. It felt like our "other" home. Thanks for sharing it with us.

    audrer517 100%|2x Apr 2016

  • Good 5 bedroom property

    Good 5 bedroom property. It needs a good spring clean as grease, cobwebs, mouse droppings throughout kitchen and walls. None of the worn furniture matches and living areas are full of owners belongings, all sorts of unnecessary items. Pool and olive grove setting is nice.

    ianb3592 0%|1x Apr 2016

  • Absolutely wonderful accommodation

    Absolutely wonderful accommodation.Comfortable and met all needs.Nice and quiet but still close enough to Martinborough.It was so nice for all our family to be able to stay together in one place for our son's upcoming wedding.

    fleues839 100%|5x Mar 2016

  • Awesome house perfect place to relax in the sun

    Awesome house perfect place to relax in the sun

    Harzzle 100%|1x Mar 2016

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