Unique well known Hawkes Bay property, Tutira. .

Cottage | Napier City | #36636

9.7/10 (10 ratings)
  • 6 people
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 6 beds
  • 1 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking

Description

  • Tutira station synonymous with William Herbert Guthrie Smith, renowned author and conservationist
  • Arboretum and Outdoor Education centre with lots of onsite activities and spectacular walks.
  • Close proximity to Boundary Stream, Kiwi Creche, Shine Falls, Bell Rock, and the HBRC country park.

The Cowman's cottage has been completely renovated in 2016 with all new furnishings. Everything inside this cottage is new from the TV to the shower right down to the cutlery. Set on a warm sunny site with great views

Whether it is a romantic weekend or a fun packed few days of activities with family we can offer it all here at Guthrie Smiith, Tutira.

The Arboretum becons with spectacular walks amongst the trees and breath taking views over Lakes Tutira, Waikapiro and Orakai. Walks within the Arboretum can range from 30 minutes up to 2 hours plus.

The nearby Tutira Church, also onsite, offers a place for reflection and meditation.

Canadian and 2 person sit on Canoes are available as part of the rental.

Other activities on site available on request include High and Low ropes, Flying Kiwi, Mud Walk, Night walk to Glow worms and fresh water Crayfish, Educational Geocache with GPS units provided, Team building activities and Guided walks.

The Arboretum is set out in Geographical sections enabling you to get an understanding of where different plants and trees originate from . We have a woodlot area where different trees are being trialled for their timber potential.

All trees are labeled for easy recognition and there is good educational signage to help make for a memorable stroll amongst the trees.

Across the Lake from us is the HBRC Tutira country park where there are more walking opportunities and spectacular views.

Just up the road we have Holts forest a hidden gem.

Also the Panpac Kiwi Creche at Lake Opouahi and Boundary stream the Department of Conservation Mainland Island.

More about this property managed by a charitable trust can be obtained through the Guthrie Smith website.

Facilities

  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Canoe(s)
  • DVD player
  • Easy access
  • Freeview (TM)
  • Fridge
  • Heat pump - Aircon
  • Internet (Broadband)
  • Internet (WiFi)
  • Kayak(s)
  • Life jackets
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Shower
  • Special events venue
  • Telephone (local calls)
  • Toddler safe
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • 2nd Bedroom

    2 x King single bed

  • Bedroom 1

    2 x Single bed

  • Lounge

    Combined living/sleeping area

    1 x Fold-out sofa bed

  • Master bedroom Queen size

    Other sleeping area

    1 x Queen bed

Availability & rates*

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  • Cleaning: Visitors to clean-up and leave the property as found.
  • Extras: Linen FREE (included)
Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
Default Tariff
25-Jan-17 to 25-Apr-18
$180/night $180/night
2 night minimum stay

*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 (10)

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  • Cowman's cottage is an excellent place to stay to get away from...

    Cowman's cottage is an excellent place to stay to get away from the hustle and bustle. It has something for everyone - for explorers, there are a range of well-mown trails to walk around all the different tree varieties in the arboretum, and amazing views from the picnic tables on the top of the hill. But if you are just looking for a relaxing stay, the cottage has the most comfortable beds, great wi-fi, and amazing views from the expansive deck. Highly recommend.

    AntonSt 100%|1x Jan 2017

  • Such a great (and different) property

    Such a great (and different) property. We loved staying in the cottage, loved having the arboretum to ourselves. There was so much to do we will have to come back as we didn't even have time to do it all. The cottage was really clean, had everything we needed and beautifully decorated. Wish we had more time!

    LisaFick1 100%|4x Jan 2017

  • The property was amazing and Kirsty was a guiding light through our...

    The property was amazing and Kirsty was a guiding light through our holiday in Titiro, and as we ventured through the forest where we saw glow worms and fresh water crayfish. The sights made a pretty picture, and the local arboretum was an experience on it's own.

    kgerrie new member Jan 2017

  • The property was amazing and Kirsty was a guiding light through our...

    The property was amazing and Kirsty was a guiding light through our holiday in Titiro, and as we ventured through the forest where we saw glow worms and fresh water crayfish. The sights made a pretty picture, and the local arboretum was an experience on it's own.

    kgerrie new member Jan 2017

  • Great location, lovely well-equipped, comfortable cottage Choice of walks from the cottage,...

    Great location, lovely well-equipped, comfortable cottage Choice of walks from the cottage, a friendly pig, and lots of other interesting attractions near-by for people who like the outdoors.

    HArrietPa3 new member Jan 2017

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