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Unique NZ experience Farmstay and Sheep farm

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview


Details
Property
farmhouse
Sleeps
2
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
2 nights

Description

Hamilton Farmhouse Rental Photos and Description

Farmstay, 1 Bedrooms, 1 Bathrooms, (Sleeps 2)

50 minutes to Hobbiton Tours in Matamata** Wander over our 1000 acre farm * awesome views of the North Waikato Te Akatea farming district

* close to Hakarimata Native Reserve, hiking trails and Te Awaroa walking trail , Bridal Veil Falls, Mt Karioi walking tracks near Raglan, Turangawaewae Marae in Ngaruawahia

Short drive to Nikau Caves and Cafe.

Two hour drive to the amazing Coromandel Peninsular and the Cathedral Caves, Hot Water Beach, Whitianga*

Day trips to Rotorua are a must from our cottage

**cellphone coverage is variable in this area**

*Close to Auckland Airport *

*40 minutes to Hamilton airport

*Hands on Lamb feeding August through to December.

*Watch real sheep dogs handle mobs of sheep.

*Short or long mountain bike trails

Special conditions:

No smoking allowed in the cottage as this building is over 100 years old and is built solely of native Kauri wood.

Extras: Cleaning (included); Linen (included);

Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed

Property Manager
Bookabach
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Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within 2 days
Calendar last updated:
December 6, 2016

What makes this farmhouse unique

Breakfast on request (extra charge), modern up to date self contained cottage, cool in summer

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(8 traveler reviews)

Unique NZ experience Farmstay and Sheep farm
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews
5

The cottage is beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is beautiful! Spotlessly clean, quality interiors and tastefully decorated, not to mention located on a little slice of rural living heaven! If you're looking to get out of the city for the weekend and enjoy some fresh air and stunning views, the Anderson's cottage is certainly where you want to look!

  • Submitted: Feb 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: Bookabach
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5

Amazing location, perfect for get a way vacation& holiday.

  • 5 of 5

Amazing location, perfect for get a way vacation& holiday.

  • Submitted: Dec 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: Bookabach
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5

Great location to visit Hobbiton , Rotorua, Auckland, Cormandal.

  • 5 of 5

Great location to visit Hobbiton , Rotorua, Auckland, Cormandal. The cottage is on a sheep farm which was a really nice experience, my husband fed a lamb, how cool is that! The cottage is very nice, comfortable bed, and there are lots of tourist brochures to help you decide what to visit. I'd go back in a heartbeat. Thanks Malcom and Pam

  • Submitted: Nov 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: Bookabach
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5

As above

  • 5 of 5

As above

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: Bookabach
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San Diego, CA
5

Wonderful Experience!

  • 5 of 5

We spent 4 fabulous nights in this amazing cottage! Pam and Malcolm are excellent hosts. Pam gave us great advice before and during our stay. Malcolm took us on a memorable tour of the 1,000 acre farm in his 4-Wheel drive - a highlight of our trip. We used Anderson cottage as a base to tour the area including Rotorua and the Glow Worm Caves. The cottage is at the end of a country road in a secluded location next to Pam and Malcolm's home - it was so quiet and the stars at night were not what us "city-folk" are used to - such a beautiful setting.

  • Submitted: May 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Was New Mexico/now Louisiana, USA
5

Pam & Malcolm are like family, and their farm is incredible!

  • 5 of 5

Secluded spot but perfectly centrally located. It was the ideal location for our 30th anniversary in April 2014. Thought we had written this review shortly after our return to the U.S., but it didn't save on website. OOPS! Pam and Malcolm gave us our privacy yet went out of their way to provide all the information we needed. Over our short stay we developed a wonderful relationship with them and enjoyed a property tour, some (requested) tutoring on sheep and cattle ranching, and the closest fellowship we could imagine in such a short time.

The location allowed us to go to Hobbiton, several waterfalls and beaches, along with some amazing treks (hikes). We hiked and had picnics on their property (IT'S HUGE AND PICTURESQUE!). The amazing sunrises and sunsets made awesome photos! Hamilton Gardens is a must see. Getting to see our first professional rugby match in Hamilton; we are now hooked for life! The Zedong tea house was interesting, and the Auckland War museum had a lot of great WW II and Maori exhibits, along with a live Maori performance. And all of these things were available within an easy drive!

The cabin was outfitted perfectly, with a VERY comfortable bed, perfect shower with great pressure, clothes washer and drying rack and a kitchenette that allowed us to dine in when we weren't enjoying one of the many delicious cafes and restaurants. Comfortable porch made for hours of enjoyment and Pam's garden is beautiful!

There are so many positives that it's impossible to mention them all, but we WILL be returning! We became so close with Malcolm and Pam so quickly, we felt like family. We love you two, and can't wait to see you again soon! Thanks for making our 30th our most cherished! We love you guys! Mike & Suzie

  • Submitted: Dec 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Hamilton Farmhouse Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
New Zealand Dollar
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Flat rate tariff
Dec 6 2016 - Dec 18 2016
2 night minimum stay
$107
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$107
 
 
Holiday season
Dec 19 2016 - Jan 8 2017
2 night minimum stay
$107
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$107
 
 
Flat rate tariff
Jan 9 2017 - Dec 6 2017
2 night minimum stay
$107
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Amenities

Hamilton Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • ensuite bathroom - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • tennis

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