Tranquil Farmhouse Getaway - 10 Min Drive to Town

Farmstay | Whakatane | #22562

9.7/10 (81 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
25-Feb-17 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 (81)

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  • The property is beautiful, accommodation is amazing, comfortable, clean and very restful

    The property is beautiful, accommodation is amazing, comfortable, clean and very restful. A wee way out of town, but not a problem. Close to the hot pools. Takeaways just down the road. A must stay.

    HelenM41 100%|8x Feb 2017

  • Great place, lovely surroundings, excellent accomodation

    Great place, lovely surroundings, excellent accomodation

    HarataS4 Feb 2017

  • Very nice place, very friendly host

    Very nice place, very friendly host.. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay 100%|2x Jan 2017

  • This was home for us for 3 nights for me, my wife...

    This was home for us for 3 nights for me, my wife and our 3 boys (7, 5 and 2 years old). The boys loved all the animals: dog, the chickens, the goats, the alpacas and the horse. The home was wonderful with everything we needed. An absolutely fantastic experience

    sheldonnesdale 100%|2x Jan 2017

  • Plenty of room for our family of four, clean and comfy with...

    Plenty of room for our family of four, clean and comfy with everything you could need. Lovely peaceful spot, the garden is amazing and the children loved the animals (especially Ben the dog!). Close to Whakatane and surrounds. Would stay again.

    CathrynCr1 100%|2x Jan 2017

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