Farmstay | Colville | #31493
Our 2 bedroom house with 2 adjoining rooms, has equal amounts of character and comfort! Perfect for friends, family and club get-togethers (4 other houses available for accommo too)..The house is cool in summer but cosy warm in winter especially with the woodstove cranked up ! (The 2nd bathroom is outside and joined onto the back of the house - 10?m away)
There's no deck but the BBQ tables on the lawn outside are perfect for supping on a wine or two and star-gazing at night (no light pollution here!!) Or during the day, look at those amazing views of cattle grazing on the paddocks with the backdrop of the mountains.
In the creek 150m away, the hot days can be spent paddling in the shallows, building dams and spying fishlife. Further upstream, swimmers can jump off the bank and swim in the 3m deep hole. More swimming can be done at the waterfalls too - 3 of them - lovely native bush to go through.
Tramping choices on the farm range from 1 to 6 hours - through bush, grassland and up into the mountains for amazing views of the Pacific Ocean and Hauraki Gulf. (Detour to an old goldmine for closeups of glow worms too)
Horsetrekking is fun - all abilities can be catered for and all ages from 4 years old - walk, trot or canter along the grassy flats, through creeks and paddocks of sheep and cattle then up into the foothills for the views on the way home - beach rides too.
Lots of Off-farm activities too
500m to Mahamudra Buddhist Retreat
1.5m to Medical Centre; Library; Art and Craft shops (including the Himalaya Store for clothes and jewellery); Cafes (including The Hereford 'n' a Pickle where local meat, produce, baking and condiments are sold); Post Office, Tennis courts and General Store
*2km to School and tidal beach
*1 hr 10mins to Coromandel Walkway
*10mins to all-tide swimming at Waitete Bay and boat ramp and
fishing charters (at Amodeo Bay)
*25mins to Driving Creek Railway; 1hr 45 to Hot Water Beach
*3hrs to Auckland Hamilton and Tauranga
* The double bed is made up (excluding towels) The single beds have just a bottom sheet.
* Pets are welcome but we ask for a $10 charge per dog to go towards cleaning costs
* Track maintenance charge applies if you bring your motorbike or 4WD vehicle. POA
Extras: Cleaning (included); NOTE: Under Kiwi bach tradition you are expected to: Bring your own linen (towels/sheets/tea towels);
1 x Double bed
1 x Single bed
1 x Single bed
1 x Single bed
1 x Bunk bed
1 x Narrow single bed
2 x Single bed
*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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Thank you for an amazing place to stay. The house is a home away from home, with everything you need & more, situated on a stunning farm. Thank you Ngaire for your wonderful hospitality & great communication. Really appreciate you sharing all the things your farm has to offer. Thank you also Belinda for an awesome horse trek on the farm & down to the beach. We loved our stay & are already planning our next trip to return. Highly recommended place to stay.
Had a very enjoyable stay. Beautiful views of the ranges and a quiet, relaxing time with family. Would love to stay again:)
House was very clean and comfortable with losts to do on the farm. Loved it.
Lots of room for kids to play outside. Ample room for large family,spacious kitchen. Very clean. Plenty of fridge and freezer space. Made holidaying easy with washing machine too
Always love staying here. Peaceful and everything one could want is here. Thank you to the owners for your care. Everything is so clean and tidy. We will be back next year again.
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