Farmstay | Ngongotaha | #2817
Rotorua Shearers' Retreat is a warm & peaceful 2 bedroom farmstay on the owners' farm, converted from the original Shearers' Quarters. Tuis, bellbird and NZ wood pigeons are often seen and heard around the fenced section which provides secure space for children and parking for boat/car .
View sheep and cattle grazing from the kitchen and living areas! Well-insulated and sited for the sun, comfort is assured with a heat pump/airconditioner. The kitchen's oven, stovetop, and microwave offer the comforts of home. A fridge-freezer and good size pantry allow plenty of storage for longer stays. Both the kitchen and lounge open on to a covered sheltered outdoor living area with barbeque in rural surroundings.
From the kitchen, head to the bathroom and separate utility room or into the 2nd bedroom/bunkroom. Kids love stargazing through the bunkroom's skylight window. Access to the main bedroom is through the 2nd bedroom/bunkroom. The spacious lounge/dining area has French doors opening into a private garden area and also on to the covered outdoor living area.
A few minutes down the road are cafes, restaurants and quality takeaways (Indian, Chinese, and Fish & Chips) if you're taking it easy.
The Ngongotaha-Hamurana area is well known for its outdoor recreation including boating, fly fishing, as well as white-water rafting and kayaking on the Kaituna River at Okere Falls.
It is a 15 km drive to Rotorua airport, 15 minutes to Rotorua central and about 45 minutes to the Eastern Bay of Plenty beaches. To get to Tauranga is a 40 minute scenic drive through Pyes Pa Rd. Hobbiton, Matamata is a 40 minute drive.
Nearby attractions: Agrodome, Zorb, Agroventures, Skyline Skyrides, Paradise Valley Lion Park and Wingspan, Horse Trekking, Lake View Golf Course and Hamurana Golf Course, Boat Ramp, Playground and Lakeside Picnic Area, Ngongotaha Village: Essence Cafe, Art Gallery, The Gantry Retro Store. Okere Falls Shop, coffee, takeaways, beergarden.
Special conditions: Guests are expected to clean up and leave farmstay as found unless they have prepaid the optional cleaning/linen service. Smoking allowed outside only. Parking area for boats.
The 2nd bedroom/bunk room opens off the kitchen and the lounge and acts as access to the main bedroom. There is a single bed and two single bunks. A skylight window is wonderful for stargazing.
1 x Bunk bed
1 x Single bed
Combined living/sleeping area,The sunny dining and living room has French doors accessing a private garden area at one end and access on to the covered outdoor living area at the other end.
1 x Fold-out sofa bed
Superkng bed with latex matress. A restful relaxing, quiet space, with enough space for portacot/packandplay if you have a baby with you.
1 x Cot
1 x Super king bed
Multi-night stay: Get 1 FREE night when you stay for 4 nights or longer. Not valid for periods where a last minute discount applies. Free night applies to lowest priced night. Excludes school & public holidays. Book and pay for 3 nights and get your 4th consecutive night free.
*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.
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Very happy a true Kiwi place .A proper batch .I just loved it .Quirky and down to earth .The real NZ and I will be back .You have everything you need at the right price clean .Some places I stay are clinical and you cannot feel at home .This place is very real, if you want to stay in a real batch ?shearers accommodation this is it .
Lovely and homely. Comfy couches and the huge king bed ..very nice. The property is warm and cosy, plenty of bed linen and kitchen items. The chickens make friends, come to your call and love a scratch around in the field. Reward..fresh eggs. Tranquil and quiet. All this on a farm 10 minutes from Rotorua. Excellent locations for all the main attractions.