A quiet, secluded farm cottage

Cottage | Wanstead | #32376

9.4/10 (8 ratings)
  • 8 people
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 5 beds
  • 1 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • Pets ok
  • No smoking


  • A large open-living layout with a sunny veranda and stunning rural vistas
  • A half hour drive to the many local beaches
  • One hour drive to Napier/Hastings or one and a half hours drive to Palmerston North

The former Motuotaraia Station cook house is surrounded by the greenery of rural life, from the old station buildings to the sheep, cattle and deer grazing in the paddocks. This rustic cottage is located 20 minutes from the Waipukurau township, nearby the quaint Wanstead Church. There are many activities in the surrounding area including beaches, heated swimming pool, tramping, polo, golf, walking/biking tracks, fishing & hunting.

Guided farm tours can be arranged.

Special conditions: -Smoking allowed outside only -Rear deck not suitable for toddlers -Pets allowed with prior approval


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Clothes dryer
  • Cot available
  • DVD player
  • Freeview (TM)
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Bedroom 1

    1 x Queen bed

  • Bedroom 2

    1 x Double bed

  • Bedroom 3

    1 x Bunk bed

  • Bedroom 4

    2 x Single bed

Availability & rates*

Maybe booked

  • Cleaning: Visitors to clean-up and leave the property as found.
  • Extras: Linen $20.00 per stay (optional)
Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
Default Tariff
23-Oct-16 to 23-Jan-18
$90+/night $90+/night
For up to 4 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $20/night; Children: $10/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 (8)

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  • Great location

    Great location. Very quiet and private. Peaceful, lovely views. Cottage a generous size. Beds comfortable. Well equipped kitchen etc.

    DarrylJ2 100%|6x Jul 2016

  • Love the quiet environment

    Love the quiet environment. Highly recommend for a get a way. Thank you for the mandarins :)

    MohammedHamid 100%|1x Jun 2016

  • The property is a little out of the way but we knew...

    The property is a little out of the way but we knew that and it fit our needs exactly, very quiet, everything there we needed and had a great stay with my boys

    RobR2777 100%|1x May 2016

  • Loved the peaceful and tranquil location

    Loved the peaceful and tranquil location.

    GlennRe1 100%|1x May 2016

  • Quiet rustic cottage with heaps of room and sun

    Quiet rustic cottage with heaps of room and sun. Really enjoyed our stay :)

    marion509 100%|11x Mar 2016

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