1876 Heritage homestead

Homestay | Whangaimoana | #18138

9.8/10 (34 ratings)
  • 4 people
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 1 beds
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking

Description

  • Historic home
  • Near Palliser Bay
  • Half hour to Martinborough

Whangaimoana ( Hospitality by the Sea) is a landmark historic home. Built 1876 of native timber in Italianate style. Situated very near the beautiful Palliser Bay coastline which offers so much to the visitor.

The main points of interest include the Cape Palliser lighthouse. the largest seal colony on mainland New Zealand, the largest collection of bulldozers at the Ngawi fishing village and the land formation known as the Pinnacles where a lot of the Lord of the Rings was filmed. Activities can include diving, fishing, walking and cycling.

Only 5 minutes to the well known Lake Ferry hotel or 30 minutes to the wine village, Martinborough, with its world renowned wines and award winning restaurants.The comfort of the house invites you in the winter to curl up in front of the fire with a good book or on a summers evening stroll the park like grounds and listen to the native birds delivering their evening chorus. A full cooked breakfast is provided and you will be offered a home baked afternoon tea on your arrival.

Also available is a little cottage for two with open fire and a full kitchen

Special conditions: Smoking allowed outside only. minimum 2 night stay over public holiday and special event weekends.

Facilities

  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Bath tub
  • Cot available
  • DVD player
  • Easy access
  • Electric blankets
  • Fireplace
  • Freeview (TM)
  • Fridge
  • Highchair
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • Shower (outdoor)
  • Toddler safe
  • TV

Bed layouts

  • South wing

    1 x Queen bed

Availability & rates*

Available
Maybe booked
Booked

  • Extras: Cleaning FREE (included); Linen FREE (included)
Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
Flat rate tariff
12-Dec-16 to 31-Dec-17
$160+/night $160+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $140/night; Children: $20/night;

*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 (38)

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  • Lovely place to stay

    Lovely place to stay. Great hospitality and breakfast. Beautiful sitting room and gardens. Well recommended

    RebeccaWin 100%|3x Nov 2016

  • Lovely, quiet stay

    Lovely, quiet stay. Roaring fire, afternoon tea, fabulous breakfast, soft bed. It was a great break away.

    NicoleSt6 100%|1x Nov 2016

  • Great location - not too far from Lake Ferry or the pinnacles,...

    Great location - not too far from Lake Ferry or the pinnacles, seals, Ngawi, and the lighthouse.

    dfwpauker 100%|4x Aug 2016

  • A incredible and very impressive historic home, it was a delight to...

    A incredible and very impressive historic home, it was a delight to stay somewhere so remarkable. Excellent quality food and accommodation, and a roaring open fire made it super special.

    TrentRuralGuy 100%|3x Aug 2016

  • Beautiful house, fantastic gardens, we spent a really idyllic weekend there, great...

    Beautiful house, fantastic gardens, we spent a really idyllic weekend there, great touches - fire, tea, cooked breakfast.

    JamesBa11 100%|5x Jul 2016

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