Tranquil rural location with mountain views. Free WiFi.

Farmstay | Motueka | #9923

9.6/10 (21 ratings)
  • 8 Guests
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 5 Beds
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • Pets ok
  • No smoking


FREE WiFi. Set on our 5 ha property in the beautiful Orinoco Valley, and located well off the road and away from the sound of traffic, this very tranquil and well appointed 3 bedroom house looks out onto the Mt Arthur Range in the Kahurangi National Park. The house is carpeted throughout, and is tastefully furnished. Aside from 3 double bedrooms, there is also an enclosed sunroom off the lounge with a double sofa bed. In the bathroom there is a large ball and claw bath. There is also a separate shower room. Wifi available. Free to air television, with the choice of 15 channels, is available in both the lounge and dining room, as well as an extensive library of books, magazines, DVDs and VCR tapes. For outdoor living the paved patio, with stunning views around the valley, has outdoor furniture and a twin plate gas BBQ. The water supply is the purest of spring water, sourced from an underground spring. 2 minutes to the Motueka River, just over 15 minutes to Motueka, 35 minutes to Kaiteriteri, Abel Tasman National Park and Kahurangi National Park walking tracks, 45 minutes to Nelson, and just over an hour to Golden Bay and Nelson Lakes National Park. Excellent trout fishing, picnic spots, swimming, art and craft outlets, vineyards and restaurants are all close by. Numerous bike riding trails, both on and off road. Low traffic volumes in the Motueka Valley area. The Orinoco stream meanders through the property, with picnic sites and safe playing areas for children. Feed the tame eels. We have a large hedge maze to challenge your navigation skills and also ‘Meadowbank' Art Studio and Gallery, exhibiting a visual feast of colourful paintings in all media, etchings, and a number of World of Wearable Art entries. ORINOCO COUNTRY RETREAT IS A TRULY MAGICAL PLACE TO STOP AWHILE. Special conditions: Children charged at adult rate. Babies in bassinettes/portocots only free of cha...


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Clothes dryer
  • DVD player
  • Fridge
  • Highchair
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Bedroom 1

    1 x Queen bed

  • Bedroom 2

    1 x Narrow single bed
    1 x Queen bed

  • Bedroom 3

    2 x Narrow single bed


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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.

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  • Great


    KerryKe2 100%|4x Apr 2018

  • Peaceful, quiet country retreat

    Peaceful, quiet country retreat. Wonderful location and great house. All amenities thought of, especially enjoyed the sunny outdoor dining area under the silk tree with kingfishers and fantails. Our elderly Springer Spaniel had a wonderful time sniffing out bunnies and paddling in the stream.

    deers433 100%|4x Mar 2018

  • Lovely relaxing break in a wonderful, walm, welcoming and homely Bach with...

    Lovely relaxing break in a wonderful, walm, welcoming and homely Bach with everything we could have wanted or needed, and more.

    Emilykate 100%|2x Oct 2016

  • Beautiful setting, lovely farm in a cute wee town, very close to...

    Beautiful setting, lovely farm in a cute wee town, very close to motueka. House was large and had everything we needed. Our dog had a great time as well :) will definitely come back

    CLW 100%|2x Jul 2016

  • We had very hard frosts while we were staying and it was...

    We had very hard frosts while we were staying and it was quite cold in the house despite good curtains, heaters and draught stops. It may only be used a few months of the year but a nice big glass fronted wood burner would really add to the ambiance of the house and make the interior cozy - there is a lot of firewood around.

    donor290 100%|7x Jun 2016

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