Alpaca Farm Retreat - secluded and private

Farmstay | New Plymouth | #20789

9.8/10 (57 ratings)
  • 6 people
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 4 beds
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


  • Quiet and secluded country-side location.
  • Purpose built 2 storey cottage with sundrenched decks and patio
  • Offers close encounters with alpacas, curious, enchanting and endearing animals that graze close-by

If you are looking to retreat from the stresses of suburbia and to enjoy the simple pleasure of being in the country-side then this is the accommodation for you.

A self-servicing luxury farm stay cottage offers peace and quiet, privacy, seclusion, tranquility. Set in rural landscape with views across farmland to the sea to the north and Mt Taranaki to the south. The sound of birds in the bush and of the creek nearby are the only things to interrupt the silence. Alpacas may seek your company at the window and then return to grazing with their herd.

Just 10kms from New Plymouth, the many attractions Taranaki has to offer are close by, eg beaches, mountains, gardens, golf courses, Pukekura Park, Bowl of Brooklands, Pukeiti Gardens, Pukeariki Museum, Govett Brewster Art Gallery.

Facilities include double bed accommodation for 3 couples and roll-out beds in addition. Hot Spring Spa/Jaccuzi. Fully equipped kitchen and laundry. Gas heating. Entertainment facilities include Sky TV, ipod dock, Blue Ray player.

Farm shop selling alpaca products from raw fleece through to processed yarn and knitted garments, duvets and rugs, open on request.

Bush and farm walks and tennis court available for use.

Special conditions: Small children need to be supervised on deck Usual farm hazards exist eg electric fences, water troughs, uneven ground, pond and waterways. Caution required. Smoking permitted outside ONLY


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Clothes dryer
  • Cot available
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • Easy access
  • Electric blankets
  • Freeview (TM)
  • Fridge
  • Highchair
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • SKY TV ®
  • Spa pool
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair access

Bed layouts

  • Lounge

    1 x Fold-out sofa bed

  • Master with en suite

    1 x Queen bed

  • Upstairs bedroom

    1 x Queen bed
    1 x Single with rollaway bed

Availability & rates*

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  • Cleaning: Visitors to clean-up and leave the property as found.
  • Extras: Linen FREE (included)
  • AA Smartfuel: Get 10c/litre fuel discount when you book and stay at this property for TWO nights or more [More info]

  • Multi-night stay: Get 1 FREE night when you stay for 5 nights or longer. Not valid for periods where a last minute discount applies. Free night applies to lowest priced night.

Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
Flat rate tariff
28-Oct-16 to 28-Jan-18
$180+/night $180+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $30/night; Children: $15/night;
2 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 (66)

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  • Great Bach, loved the location, well appointed and great space for the...

    Great Bach, loved the location, well appointed and great space for the family. Children loved feeding the alpacas and it was lovely modern house that felt homely and welcoming.

    RuthG976 100%|4x Oct 2016

  • Great experience, clean modern cozy lovely home

    Great experience, clean modern cozy lovely home. Alpacas were great for the kids. Spa was great too. Can't wait to come again.

    BilgeS97 new member Oct 2016

  • Great location and lovely comfortable accommodation with everything you need

    Great location and lovely comfortable accommodation with everything you need. Being able to feed the alpacas was such a bonus for the kids and the spa was an added treat. ??

    GwynethC 100%|7x Oct 2016

  • Amazing, can't wait to come back again

    Amazing, can't wait to come back again.

    amiter946 100%|2x Sep 2016

  • Awesome stay, very well laid out house and a cool location

    Awesome stay, very well laid out house and a cool location.

    Hamish_Sp1 100%|1x Aug 2016

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