Pet friendly country cottage

Farmstay | Hastings District | #18651

9.4/10 (28 ratings)
  • 4 people
  • 1 bedrooms
  • 4 beds
  • 1 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • Pets ok
  • No smoking


  • Beautiful views over surrounding peaceful valley
  • Quiet and private
  • 20 mins to fishing in Tuki Tuki and Waipawa Rivers, or to Gimblett Gravel/Ngatarawa Triangle wines

We have a tidy, comfortable cottage in a quiet, secluded, picturesque valley south of Hastings. It has a small, sunny patio area with outdoor table & chairs, and in summer there is a para pool, and a BBQ for you to use.

The kitchen is fully equipped, with a bench top oven, bench top hobs and a microwave. A continental breakfast is supplied, as is tea, coffee, sugar, salt & pepper, oil & flour etc.

There is a separate bedroom with a queen bed, a king single bed with trundle, and a fold out double couch in the lounge. Extra adult $15/child $10.

Cottage has fabulous views of rock outcrops, green paddocks and native trees.

We use organic principles to produce our fruit, olives and vegetables. We have beehives for honey and vines to make our own red wine. We are also experimenting with truffle inoculated oaks. You are welcome to participate with any beekeeping, winemaking, distilling or other activities happening during your stay.

We live 20 minutes south of Hastings, close to the famous Tuki Tuki and Waipawa trout fishing rivers. We can offer information on the superb local wineries, and Art Deco Napier is only 35 mins away. Other local attractions include: Cape Kidnappers gannet colony; Splash Planet; the National Aquarium; Arataki Honey House; Te Mata Peak; bushwalks for all fitness levels; Silky Oak Chocolate factory; superb golf courses including the world famous Cape Kidnappers; bike trails, and the winery bike trail … plus much more.

We have a gentle staffie called Poppy, 3 ducks - Petunia, Sapphy and Emmie, and 10 hens. We are pet friendly ... please keep in mind our poultry is free-range if you are visiting with a dog.

Please join us on your first evening to share a glass of wine or liqueur.

Special conditions: Smoking outside only. Pets allowed with prior approval. Price deals for longer stays. A non refundable deposit of one night's tariff for bookings 3 night and over between 01 December and 28 Feb.


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Barbeque - Charcoal
  • Cot available
  • Easy access
  • Electric blankets
  • Freeview (TM)
  • Fridge
  • Highchair
  • Internet (Broadband)
  • Internet (WiFi)
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Shower
  • SKY TV ® - BYO decoder
  • Swimming pool
  • Toddler safe
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Living room

    Combined living/sleeping area

    1 x Fold-out sofa bed

  • Main bedroom

    1 x King single bed
    1 x Queen bed
    1 x Roll-away bed

Availability & rates*

Maybe booked

  • Cleaning: Visitors to clean-up and leave the property as found.
  • Extras: Linen FREE (included)
Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
All Year
28-Oct-16 to 28-Oct-17
$115+/night $115+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $15/night; Children: $10/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 (41)

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  • Clean, cosy and warm

    Clean, cosy and warm. Perfect place for a queit getaway in the bay. Highly recommend.

    JohnS391 100%|4x Sep 2016

  • Quiet rural location

    Quiet rural location. Perfect for what we needed and comfortable beds.

    tracrd343 100%|2x Sep 2016

  • Great spot

    Great spot. Very relaxing and had everything we needed

    SarahDo24 new member May 2016

  • second visit, we just love it for our dogs and ourselves

    second visit, we just love it for our dogs and ourselves.

    miriamle1 100%|4x May 2016

  • If you are looking for peace, tranquility and privacy this is the...

    If you are looking for peace, tranquility and privacy this is the place to come. Beautiful location and lovely hosts. Sitting outside at night gazing at the many stars was bliss. The cottage was comfortable, warm and cozy. Loved the old dog and the chooks, in fact I loved everything about this property. Would definitely recommend to anyone looking to get away from city life. Thank you Cherie and hubby for the eggs, honey and fejoas and your hospitality ??

    BrigitteP 100%|2x May 2016

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