Country retreat close to city and airport

Lodge | Franklin District | #21696

8.3/10 (3 ratings)
  • 4 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Beds
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


  • Country location with views that stretch across rolling hills, harbour, city and forest ranges.
  • Recently refurbished accommodation to very high standard.
  • Stunning gardens.

This new boutique style lodge is four star hotel standard. Nestled in the heart of the Bombay hills. 35 mins drive from the city and 25 mins drive from the airport. This fully converted barn has all the home comforts and everything else you need for quiet peaceful stay with beautiful views through the heartland and back to Auckland city.

It has two double bedrooms each with a queen size bed, the larger room also has a single bed. Beautifully furnished by its artist and writer owners. Lodge breakfast at an additional cost. Restful luxury, no Sky TV but top quality bed linens, no WIFI but one of the best views in the country.

Quiet, peaceful private lodge set on six acres of rural NZ land,with gardens. Great views and a deck to sit out on in the evening to sip that bottle of wine and watch the sun go down. South of Auckland it's less than 5mins to motorway and 35 mins drive to Auckland city. Bracu restaurant 2 mins away and large town 10 mins away.

The Lodge and the gardens of Six Acres house also provide a perfect venue for intimate weddings of up to 30 people.

Check in is any time after 2.00pm Check out 10.30am.

Special conditions: Rates for Bridal or Bucks parties where visitors/make up/photographers/flower delivery/drivers etc will be at The Lodge are $950.00 per night and a $350.00 cash bond is required upon arrival which will be returned at time of departure. The Lodge is a place of rest and relaxation; please do not book with us if you intend having a party or have more guests than you have booked. You will be asked to leave if you do. $350.00 rate is for 2 adults. Rate for 3+ adults is $450.00 per night. Thanks.


  • Clothes dryer
  • Easy access
  • Freeview (TM)
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • TV

Bed layouts

  • Bedroom 1

    1 x Queen bed

  • Bedroom 2

    1 x Queen bed


Maybe booked

  • Extras: Cleaning FREE (included); Linen FREE (included)

*Pricing may vary depending on the dates you choose and the number of guests. Additional charges (extras) and minimum stay criteria may also apply. Service fees may also apply.

Reviews (3)

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  • great location for us, the place really needs Skytv and Wifi for...

    great location for us, the place really needs Skytv and Wifi for the money that's being asked, possibly a BBQ and proper stove also. Otherwise very comfortable.

    BrendanMu5 100%|1x Dec 2016

  • We stayed here for one night after our long flight from the...

    We stayed here for one night after our long flight from the US to Auckland. What a great place, quiet, amazing view, tranquil & a friendly dog! :)

    madrobby 100%|1x Feb 2014

    Owner/manager responds:

    Thanks, good to meet you, Hope to see you again. Regards. Ian and Sallie. (and Willow)

    IanatSixAcres 100%|3x

  • This was the perfect venue to get ready for our son' s...

    This was the perfect venue to get ready for our son' s wedding at the nearby Bracu wedding venue. The photographer also loved the venue as a place to be able to take photos of the boys getting ready for the big day.

    MargaretAs3 100%|1x Jan 2014

    Owner/manager responds:

    Thank you, we hope to see you again in the future. Regards. Ian and Sallie.

    IanatSixAcres 100%|3x

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