The Shearers' Quarters - Middle Rock Farmstay

Farmstay | Methven (Mt Hutt) | #31371

9.8/10 (49 ratings)
  • 12 Guests
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 6 Beds
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


The main building sleeps 8 people. 2 adjoining cabins can sleep an additional 4 persons. All beds can be set up as doubles or up to 12 singles. There is also a sofa divan in the main living area. All groups, no matter how small, are given exclusive access, no groups renting the property will be expected to share with other renters. For families, travellers and those looking for recreational opportunities: Middle Rock is centrally located to 3 ski fields (Mt Hutt, Porter Heights, Mt Olympus), 3 golf courses (Terrace Downs, Glentunnel and Methven) the walkways of the Lake Coleridge Basin, the Mt Hutt bike park and 5kms from superb dining experiences at Terrace Downs Resort. At home the property is set in a farmyard setting where families can experience farm life. In addition, there are many kms of farm tracks available for walking and recreational cycling. A large sandpit is also available for younger children within the spacious outdoor living area. Inside a large log fire is a feature of the living area. In winter the property is fully insulated with ducted heating throughout the main building and standalone heaters in each bedroom. For corporate meetings and workshops: Middle Rock is an excellent getaway for small group workshops and seminars. A feature of the living area is the large dining table that seats 12, ideal for meetings and seminars. There is also close proximity to Terrace Downs Golfing Resort for groups who do not wish to self-cater. Small Guided Travel Groups: An increasing market for Middle Rock is small guided travel groups often seeking a farmstay stop between Christchurch and Lake Tekapo. For these groups with fluctuating numbers and room compositions, a second house on the property can be used for any overflow. The Shearers’ Quarters are an excellent option for groups wishing to combine a Middle Rock farm tour with farmstay accommodation. Check Mid...


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Clothes dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • Fireplace
  • Fridge
  • Highchair
  • Internet (Broadband)
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Telephone (local calls)
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Bedroom 1

    1 x King bed

  • Bedroom 2

    1 x King bed

  • Bedroom 3

    1 x King bed

  • Bedroom 4

    1 x King bed

  • Bedroom 5

  • Bedroom 7

  • Cabin

    1 x King bed

  • Cabin

    1 x King bed


Maybe booked

*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 (49)

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  • Amazing property

    Amazing property. Clean and tidy. Great location. Lyn was very welcoming. Would highly recommend.

    PeteG521 100%|2x Jun 2018

  • Easy to find, very cosy lovely fire and comfortable beds

    Easy to find, very cosy lovely fire and comfortable beds. Very peaceful great sleep. Love the large dining table for our group of 8. Lovely walk on the farm and view of the majestic mountains.

    dianth342 100%|43x Jun 2018

  • Middle Rock is in a great location and is a very warm,...

    Middle Rock is in a great location and is a very warm, modern comfy place to stay. Value for money

    AdamG924 100%|2x Jun 2018

  • Perfect for our high country adventures

    Perfect for our high country adventures. Property is immaculately presented.

    NigelOl3 100%|1x Mar 2018

  • No cell coverage at all for Spark and 2 degrees

    No cell coverage at all for Spark and 2 degrees. A little over priced for 2 people. Should have a two person rate. But overall was quiet, comfortable and good location.

    Snows_the_go 100%|2x Mar 2018

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