Snowdon Shearers' Quarters

Farmstay | Methven (Mt Hutt) | #36604

10/10 (16 ratings)
  • 16 Guests
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 9 Beds
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


Nestled in the Canterbury high country Snowdon Station Shearers’ Quarters offers modern accommodation while still maintaining a rustic charm.

The quarters has a large, open plan kitchen & dining area with cosy log burner and an adjoining T.V lounge. It has three showers and toilets and an ensuite making it the perfect accommodation for small and larger groups.

The master bedroom has a queen bed and a single with a trundler. There are two bunk rooms each with six bunks. There is a pull out couch in the T.V lounge and a single one in the dining room. Extra mattresses are available.

A hot tub is available (for an extra charge), a perfect way to unwind in the evening while taking in the stunning mountain views.


The station has a long history, much of which has been preserved by the family. There is an informal museum, which reflects the activities and interest of the people who have lived and worked here.

Animals lovers can visit the farms pets. You can even feed Wilbur the pig.

There are a number of ski fields close by including Mt Hutt, Mt Olympus and Porter Heights. Lake Coleridge basin offers plenty of recreational activities like walking, tramping and fishing.

Terrace Downs Resort is a short 3 minute drive down the road offering Restaurant and Cafre dining as well as an 18 hole golf course with great views. Discovery Jet is 5minutes drive away on the Rakaia River for the the thrill seekers.

Snowdon Shearers’ Quarters is the ideal accommodation for families or groups looking for a true rural experience.

pricing: minimum $140 a night. Adults $40, children $20. Children under 2 are free. Linen can be supplied for $20 per person for the duration of the stay. If you are bringing your own you will need sheets, pillow case and towels.

LAST MINUTE BOOKING: book within 7 nights of your stay and recieve a 20% discount



  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Cot available
  • Dishwasher
  • Easy access
  • Fireplace
  • Freeview (TM)
  • Fridge
  • Highchair
  • Internet (WiFi)
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Shower
  • Spa pool
  • Telephone (local calls)
  • Toddler safe
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Bunk Room 1

    3 x Bunk bed

  • Bunk Room 2

    3 x Bunk bed

  • Master bedroom

    1 x Queen bed
    1 x Single with rollaway bed

  • T.V Room

    Combined living/sleeping area

    1 x Fold-out sofa bed


Maybe booked

  • Cleaning: Visitors to clean-up and leave the property as found.
  • Extras: Linen $20.00 per person (optional)
Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
My Tariff
25-Mar-18 to 25-Jun-19
$140+/night $140+/night
For up to 3 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $40/night; Children: $20/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. Service fees may also apply.

Reviews (16)

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  • We had a great stay and the accommodation was perfect

    We had a great stay and the accommodation was perfect. So good to experience a high country farm. We would love to come back.

    PeterHa62 new member Mar 2018

  • Great place that is even better in person

    Great place that is even better in person. Perfect for families or people traveling in large groups. Friendly hosts and owners of the farm, picturesque views when taking walks or runs on the property. The Bach itself is equipped with everything you need for a comfortable stay and more. Would definitely recommend and hope to come again some day.

    MadsG735 100%|2x Jan 2018

  • Great quality property

    Great quality property. Modern and roomy. Clean and tidy

    AnnaT528 new member Jan 2018

  • It was a very easy house to stay in and had everything...

    It was a very easy house to stay in and had everything we needed. It was warm and very accomodating for large family groups, we enjoyed staying in the Shearers Quarters.

    Megan400 100%|102x Nov 2017

  • Superb


    AlanaBa5 new member Oct 2017

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