Tranquil Farmhouse Getaway - 10 Min Drive to Town

Farmstay | Whakatane | #22562

9.7/10 (70 ratings)
  • 6 people
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 4 beds
  • 1 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking
  • Best Child Friendly 2014


  • Unique New zealand wool craft shop on site
  • Spacious comfortable living arrangements with private verandah and lawn
  • Friendly Alpaca, horses and other farm animals

This charming semi detached farmhouse with European flair, is located in a peaceful, quiet, rural setting with mature gardens + plenty of lawn space for games like Pole Tennis, Petanque and Frisbee, just to name a few. A swinging tyre from a tree will entertain the kids for hours.

There are horses, alpaca, doves, aviary birds, geese + chooks to enjoy as well as a friendly dog, cat and goat.

The open plan living area opens up to a private verandah with comfortable outdoor furniture to enjoy a BBQ.

The place is self contained with a fully equipped kitchen + dining area and an exquisite lounge with Rimu floors and handmade rugs.

It truly is a home away from home, just walk in and relax.

We have a big selection of books, DVD's and CD's for those rainy days.

It provides a homely atmosphere with 2 spacious bedrooms + 1 bathroom.

An extra single bed can be placed in the lounge and or in the first bedroom if more than 4 people are staying.

Horse riding can be arranged on the beautiful beaches and forests. You can bring your own horse at your own risk to stay in our paddock during your stay. $10.00 per night per horse. After riding you can relax in the natural hot pools or spa nearby. There are stunning coastal + bush walks + exciting jetboat rides.

The exciting White Island Tours are very popular, you can walk up to the crater and might see some dolphins or whales on the way out.

Your hosts Harold + Charlotte will ensure that you are having a comfortable + enjoyable stay. Charlotte speaks both German + English. Fresh farm eggs , fruit, cereal, homemade bread + jam is complimentary on the first morning, if you stay more than 1 night.

On site is our wool craft boutique studio with beautiful hand spun, hand dyed wool, accessories, garments and felted products, an ideal New Zealand souvenir or gift.

Special conditions: Smoking allowed outside only. Horses allowed with prior approval. $10.00 per horse per day. 10% discount of the total price is given if you stay more than 5 nights. A deposit of 30% is required to confirm your booking.


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Clothes dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • Easy access
  • Electric blankets
  • Fridge
  • Heat pump - Aircon
  • Internet (Broadband)
  • Internet (WiFi)
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • SKY TV ®
  • Toddler safe
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair access

Bed layouts

  • Spacious bedroom with ample cupboard space

    1 x Queen bed

  • Spacious bedroom with verandah access

    1 x King bed
    1 x Mattress/Futon/Air bed

  • Spacious lounge room with extra single bed on request

    1 x Single bed

Availability & rates*

Maybe booked

  • Extras: Cleaning FREE (included); Linen FREE (included)
  • Gifts & giveaways: Homemade bread, jams, fruit, milk, bacon and fresh farm eggs supplied for the first morning if you stay more than one night

Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
all seasons
29-Oct-16 to 31-Dec-17
$140+/night $140+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $30/night; Children: $30/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 (70)

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  • property, rooms,decor, amenities were lovely

    property, rooms,decor, amenities were lovely...but..* wifi was very bad...only 15% of the place we had had it!...* toilet, shower and basin were all in one bathrm!...maybe ok for 2/3 people...for more people its no occupies the shower or toilet and all the rest 4 are devoid of use!...* there are 2 dogs who could be a no-no to people not happy to have dogs freely roaming around them!!...both are good dogs...they've to b reasonably contained...if guests are to be happy!!...else no-no..

    1dilipd 100%|2x Oct 2016

  • Very very nice place with beautiful farm view and various animals

    Very very nice place with beautiful farm view and various animals. The house is spacious and tidy with an amazing kitchen. You should not ignore it if you like animals and a peaceful lifestyle.

    PengR963 Oct 2016

  • Awakeri is such a gorgeous home - we have now become regulars!...

    Awakeri is such a gorgeous home - we have now become regulars! The property is amazing - love the llamas and geese, the whole farmyard feel is just amazing. What a gem!

    kathan842 100%|17x Oct 2016

  • Great location, perfect for a family

    Great location, perfect for a family . The bread and jams, seriously yum. We loved our stay.

    NinaK846 100%|4x Oct 2016

  • Awesome!


    BlairKi1 100%|3x Oct 2016

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