Snowdon Shearers' Quarters

Farmstay | Methven (Mt Hutt) | #36604

10/10 (12 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.

There is something for everybody at Snowdon Station.

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.



  • 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

Availability & rates*

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
19-Oct-17 to 19-Jan-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 (12)

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  • Superb


    AlanaBa5 new member Oct 2017

  • Love the location, the property, meeting the owners and being shown the...

    Love the location, the property, meeting the owners and being shown the museum. Highly recommended stay.

    ReneeBe11 100%|1x Sep 2017

  • Snowden was a fantastic place to stay and hang out with friends...

    Snowden was a fantastic place to stay and hang out with friends and hot the slopes. People we met on the farm were friendly and welcoming. The kids lived the hot tub and are still talking about it!! Perfect for our 3 families that met there and great facilities for a larger group. Loved it!!!

    Becs1000 100%|1x Sep 2017

  • Great place, not to far from town and gray for skiing

    Great place, not to far from town and gray for skiing

    Alexsuter 100%|1x Sep 2017

  • Excellent property

    Excellent property. Very clean and great facilities.

    OliverP new member Jul 2017

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