Self contained farm-stay cottage, rural location

Farmstay | Upper Hutt City | #34696

8.5/10 (21 ratings)
  • 8 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 5 Beds
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • Pets ok
  • No smoking

Description

  • The Herringbone cottage is warm and cosy with a free-standing fire and plenty of sunshine and light.
  • Set in the heart of Greenfields Equestrian Centre we cater for families & pets, riders and horses.
  • Fully set up kitchen; home made meals, baking and picnics available (must be ordered in advance)

This brand new renovation is light clean and family friendly. Ideally suited to couples and families with 1 queen size bed in the master bedroom, a large sofa/queen bed in the lounge and up to 4 child-size beds in a separate childrens room. A unique architecturally designed conversion of the original cowshed, the Herringbone Cottage offers a peaceful farm setting where you can choose to simply rest and relax, or if you feel energetic there are trails for walking and biking nearby. We offer pony rides for young riders (must be booked/paid in advance please). The cottage is light, warm and sunny with a free standing wood fire for the colder months. The living area opens onto a concrete yard with views over tranquil green paddocks and grazing horses. Gas BBQ & bikes provided. The interior decor of the cottage is reminiscent of the '50s and farming with blue and white china, decorative enamel ware and old fashioned storage containers. Books, over 100 DVD movies and two bikes are are available free to guests during their stay. For day trippers its an easy drive to Wellington, Lower Hutt, Upper Hutt, Porirua and the Wairarapa. Silverstream Village is just 7kms down Blue Mountains road with an excellent shopping centre, medical services and train station. Responsible pet owners are welcome to bring family pets and we specialise in offering travelling horse owners with clean safe facilities, fenced floodlit arena, plenty of room to park and the ability to wash floats and trucks. The grazing is horse safe. The cottage is ideal for couples and families, not for large groups of adults. Children must be supervised at all times. We offer discounts to longer bookings and can help with pet sitting and home made meals and baking with advance notice. The cottage is a charming comfortable venue in a unique setting. We look forward to welcoming you to the Herringbone Cottage! Refer to Greenfieldsequestrian.com or Facebook page - The Herringbone Cottage for more details and photos.

Special conditions: No smoking allowed anywhere on the property, WIFI coverage is patchy, this is beyond our control. Pets must be discussed in advance, please bring clean pet bedding for your animals. There are no stallion facilities at Greenfields however Trentham Race Course is close and offers full facilities. Children are welcome but must be closely supervised at all times as the cottage is set in a rural farm setting with natural hazards and large animals. Council Rubbish bags are provided.

Facilities

  • Barbecue - Gas
  • DVD player
  • Easy access
  • Electric blankets
  • Fireplace
  • Freeview (TM)
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • Telephone (local calls)
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Children's bedroom

    Up to 4 single beds in this room; can be configured as two sets of bunks or two single beds with pull out trundle beds underneath. Beds in this room are suited to children only.

    1 x Bunk bed
    2 x Single with rollaway bed

  • Fold Out Sofa bed

    Combined living/sleeping area,Futon Sofa in the lounge doubles as a fold-out bed for 2 people.

    1 x Fold-out sofa bed

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom is separate and up three internal steps. Has a comfortable queen sized bed, 2 bed-side tables and a 3-drawer dresser for storage. 32inch TV/DVD player mounted on wall.

    1 x Queen bed

Availability

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  • Cleaning: Visitors to clean-up and leave the property as found.
  • Extras: Linen FREE (included)
  • Mates rates: 10% off for members with 6 positive reviews from other Owners/Managers

  • Multi-night stay: Get 1 FREE night when you stay for 5 nights or longer. Not valid for periods where a last minute discount applies. Free night applies to lowest priced night. Excludes school & public holidays.

*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 (21)

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  • As advertised

    As advertised. A quiet rural setting that was cerainly peaceful. Only a short drive to Silverstream.

    MelissaSi4 100%|1x Jul 2018

  • Absolutely blissful

    Absolutely blissful. If you're looking for traffic noise and the bustle of the city while you're on holiday then dont consider this place. Loved it so much last year that we bought a couple of extras with us this year and they loved it as much as we did.

    MichelleBl19 100%|2x Mar 2018

  • Absolutely blissful

    Absolutely blissful. If you're looking for traffic noise and the bustle of the city while you're on holiday then dont consider this place. Loved it so much last year that we bought a couple of extras with us this year and they loved it as much as we did.

    MichelleBl19 100%|2x Mar 2018

  • Absolutely blissful

    Absolutely blissful. If you're looking for traffic noise and the bustle of the city while you're on holiday then dont consider this place. Loved it so much last year that we bought a couple of extras with us this year and they loved it as much as we did.

    MichelleBl19 100%|2x Mar 2018

  • Property was located further away than we thought

    Property was located further away than we thought. The couch bed was incredibly hard, I think we were awake more than we slept. The queen bed rolled into the middle, so not a lot of sleep was had there either. It’s a cute cottage, but a bit awkward if you were to stay there during the day with people turning up to feed horses and use the Arena the other side of the cottage. Was ok for us as we were only there to sleep. I don’t think we would stay again.

    KirstyCo7 100%|2x Mar 2018

    Owner/manager responds:

    First negative response we have ever had on the queen bed so will check that out. Total opposite from others and our current long stay guests feedback.. The location is though well qualified. Says on the webisie ' Self contained farm - stay cottage, rural location'. It is also clearly stated throughout the website that the cottage is on a equestrian property and we say horses will be coming and going using the arena. Guests left property in a clean and tidy state. Just wasn't for this family.

    nnd329 95%|24x

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