couples retreat, self contained container house

Farmstay | Otaki | #36991

10/10 (5 ratings)
  • 2 people
  • 1 bedrooms
  • 1 beds
  • 1 bathrooms
  • No Kids
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


  • Private self contained container house
  • Enjoy a wine or cold drink watching the animals in the paddocks
  • Enjoy an outdoor bath for two

Private rural farm stay set on 10 acres, accommadation is situated next to a calming river with ducks & abundant bird life.Offering full self catering, or enjoy a short stroll to the end of the street to the cafe, only 1 hour drive from Wellington or Palmerston north,located near the village of Manakau, with the iconic Manakau Hotel ( with the best sticky date pudding ) 5km to wonderful Waikawa beach, just 3km for bush walks in the Tararua rangers, Otaki township is only 6km away with its outlet shops and cafes.

Come on in & enjoy a drink watching the cuties in the paddocks, or just rest in the outdoor bath & return home feeling relaxed.

Special conditions: min stay is one night at $150 per night, or $130 per night for two nights, 3 or more nights $120 per night. Please note: As this is a farm, if a gate is shut, please don't enter, be aware of electric fences, keep away from the river in the event of heavy rain and respect hazard areas for your own safety. Smoking is only permitted outside.


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Bath tub
  • DVD player
  • Easy access
  • Electric blankets
  • Freeview (TM)
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • TV

Bed layouts

  • master bedroom

    1 x Queen bed

Availability & rates*

Maybe booked

  • Cleaning: Visitors to clean-up and leave the property as found.
  • Extras: Linen FREE (included)
Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
24-Jan-17 to 24-Jan-18
$120/night $120/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. Bookings paid for through Bookabach online payments incur a 3% credit card transaction fee.

Reviews (5)

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  • Awesome location and well built retreat for couples!

    Awesome location and well built retreat for couples!

    kiwifellows 100%|2x Jan 2017

  • Amazing "container", amazing hosts and an amazing house! Paul and Di are...

    Amazing "container", amazing hosts and an amazing house! Paul and Di are an inspiration to all. What a truly wonderful weekend. I cannot recommend this place and these people enough. Thank you for an amazing weekend.

    kiwislayer 100%|1x Nov 2016

  • Great location

    Great location. I was very comfortable and relaxed

    AmyHansen40 100%|1x Nov 2016

  • Lovely clean and quiet would love to go back again

    Lovely clean and quiet would love to go back again

    HollieM5 100%|6x Oct 2016

  • So relaxing - warm - tranquil

    So relaxing - warm - tranquil. Coming back!

    MichaelG 100%|1x Sep 2016

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