Sawdon Station High Country Farm Homestead

Farmstay | Lake Tekapo | #34940

9.7/10 (48 ratings)
  • 7 Guests
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 7 Beds
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking

Description

Sawdon Station a high country sheep station in the Mackenzie Country, farms 6000 merino sheep, and is growing the beautiful lupin plant for stock food. This homestead is almost 100 years old, and has been lovingly decorated inside, and we would like to share with you. This house is 10 kilometres from Lake Tekapo and 10 km from Burkes Pass - just as you come into the beautiful Mackenzie country. It is located with an old woolshed and sheds, and stable. This is a beautiful location to get away from the stress of life and enjoy the farming environment, with walks and mountain biking. Farm Tours offered with accommodation.

This house has a large farm kitchen, pantry, two toilets, large claw foot bath, 4 bedrooms, outside furniture located in a beautiful sun trap. Also large trees to seek shade. The homestead has an excellent log burner, and a Heat Pump. Excellent internet. Great location for two families, extended families, wedding location, corporate groups.

For January and July School Holidays only taking 4 night minimum bookings so that we can spend time with our family over the school holidays.

Lake Tekapo 10 minutes away has the excellent hot pools, ice skating rink in winter, night sky, and the best Japanese restaurant ever! Ski fields - Roundhill is 35 minutes to the car park and Mt Dobson 45 minutes to car park. Great fishing in the lakes and canals. 1 1/2 hours to Mt Cook, and only 2 1/2 hours from Christchurch.

Please note the following as booking:

Please advise correct guest numbers so I am able to give you the correct price to stay.

The cleaning charge of $50 is an optional charge - please advise if you wish to complete a full clean as you depart.

Special conditions:

* Working Farm please be aware of the farming hazards.

* No smoking inside.

Facilities

  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • Fireplace
  • Fridge
  • Heat pump - Aircon
  • Highchair
  • Internet (Broadband)
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • 1st Bedroom - Downstairs

    1 x Queen bed

  • 2nd Bedroom -Upstairs North

    1 x Narrow single bed
    1 x Queen bed

  • 3rd Bedroom - Upstairs South

    1 x Narrow single bed
    2 x Single bed

  • 4th Bedroom - Downstairs

    1 x Queen bed

Availability

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*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 (48)

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  • Location is quiet and "out of town" but not by very far

    Location is quiet and "out of town" but not by very far. Suits us just fine being in the countryside. The house was well equipped and most comfortable to stay in.

    JohnW3 100%|14x Sep 2018

  • We loved Sawdon - beautiful location, warm and very well equipped home,...

    We loved Sawdon - beautiful location, warm and very well equipped home, very comfortable beds and plenty of room for our family of five.

    TeeshaM 100%|3x Sep 2018

  • Lovely warm homestead with everything provided right down to the fluffy warm...

    Lovely warm homestead with everything provided right down to the fluffy warm sheets in the beds. Lovely to have a soak in the claw foot bath after a day of skiing.

    PennyBe6 100%|1x Aug 2018

  • Location is great only minutes from tekapo township

    Location is great only minutes from tekapo township. The house is as described, a cottage and it has all the charm of a farm cottage. Warm beds, fire and plenty of room for us all.

    BecH9757 100%|2x Jul 2018

  • Lovely old homestead which is very well equipped

    Lovely old homestead which is very well equipped. Good linen and our bed was comfy.

    juliaw300 100%|4x May 2018

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