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Private, modern, cosy, self contained farm stay

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights

Overview


Details
Property
farmhouse
Sleeps
7
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
1 - 3 nights

Description

Central Hawke's Bay District Farmhouse Rental Photos and Description

Farmstay, 3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathrooms, (Sleeps 7)

We would love to welcome you to Birch Hill Farm Cottage which is set in a totally private position on our 1300 ha hill country sheep and beef farm. It is sheltered by established trees and gets all day sun. It is also super cosy in winter with the fire roaring.

It is a wonderful spot to relax with family or friends, experience genuine rural Hawkes Bay living on a working farm and to explore this area. Get away from it all and relax away from the distractions of modern life and enjoy books, cards, board games and quality time instead. There are huge lawns around the cottage - perfect for kids to play and ride bikes, we even have a sprinkler and paddling pool.

You can walk or mountain bike on the farm - we have extensive, fully fenced tracks and multiple routes you can take, including to a picnic spot by our stream. There may also be opportunities to see farm work in action, depending on timing.

The cottage is very comfortably furnished, with great beds and has a new, well equipped, kitchen (with dishwasher) and bathroom. We provide a gas BBQ and some pantry basics (soap, tea, coffee, sugar, oil, flour etc). Most windows (incl. all bedrooms) and doors have insect screens on them.

It is 35 minutes (50 Km) to Waipukurau (nearest town with Supermarket and all amenities) and 15 minutes to Porangahau village (Pub that does good fish and chips, Garage, Dairy) and Porangahau Beach (8Km of golden sand - great for walking) and Porangahau Country Club - home of a beautifully maintained 9 hole golf course ($10 for a round) and 4 new astro turf tennis courts where the public is welcome to play.

The cottage is self contained and it is a long way to the supermarket so you need to come prepared! We also live on the farm with our children so are there for support, the odd thing you might have forgotten and emergencies. There is good cell phone coverage on the farm and in Porangahau.

Special conditions:

Pets allowed with prior approval.

Extras: Cleaning (Optional, NZ$60.00 per stay); Linen (Optional, NZ$15.00 per person);

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only

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 5, 2016

What makes this farmhouse unique

Walk (or bike) on our beautiful tracks, picnic by the stream or simply relax at our country retreat

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(16 traveler reviews)

Private, modern, cosy, self contained farm stay
average rating of 4.6875 based on 16 reviews
5

Very nice and tidy, big kitchen, well equipped, amazing views, one of our bests so far in NZ, defini

  • 5 of 5

Very nice and tidy, big kitchen, well equipped, amazing views, one of our bests so far in NZ, definitely recommended!

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: Bookabach
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5

Love accommodation , clean ,well equipped and with a tranquil outlook.

  • 5 of 5

Love accommodation , clean ,well equipped and with a tranquil outlook. A place to come if you like walks and to be surrounded by cows and sheep :)

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: Bookabach
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5

A breath-taking landscape and great communication.

  • 5 of 5

A breath-taking landscape and great communication. Definitely will be coming back sometime soon! 10/10

We will see you next time! :)

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
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5

Wow! This bach is amazing - it is peaceful, spotless, comfortable, and very well appointed.

  • 5 of 5

Wow! This bach is amazing - it is peaceful, spotless, comfortable, and very well appointed. We loved the outdoor spaces as well and had some great times out in the garden soaking up some sun and the wonderful atmosphere. We also REALLY loved the walks recommended to us - they gave spectacular views of the farm and surrounding land. We were so lucky to be able to explore so much of this fabulous property. We would come back in a heartbeat.

  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
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5

A very peaceful and private spot.

  • 5 of 5

A very peaceful and private spot. Wonderful place to relax.

  • Submitted: Jan 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
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The house was impeccably clean - great for myself who has dust allergies.

  • 5 of 5

The house was impeccably clean - great for myself who has dust allergies. Libby went out of her way to make sure our stay was what we wanted. There was plenty of space and all things we needed were provided. We'll be returning.

  • Submitted: Jan 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
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Rates & Availability

Central Hawke's Bay District 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
 
Standard
Dec 5 2016 - Dec 15 2016
2 night minimum stay
$64
From
$71
 
 
Peak Season
Dec 16 2016 - Dec 27 2016
2 night minimum stay
$93
From
$93
 
 
New year
Dec 28 2016 - Jan 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$128
From
$128
 
 
New Year 2
Jan 5 2017 - Jan 8 2017
3 night minimum stay
$100
From
$100
 
 
Summer holidays
Jan 9 2017 - Feb 4 2017
2 night minimum stay
$86
From
$86
 
 
Standard
Feb 5 2017 - Apr 12 2017
2 night minimum stay
$64
From
$71
 
 
School holidays
Apr 13 2017 - Apr 29 2017
2 night minimum stay
$78
From
$86
 
 
Standard
Apr 30 2017 - Jul 6 2017
2 night minimum stay
$64
From
$71
 
 
School holidays
Jul 7 2017 - Jul 22 2017
2 night minimum stay
$78
From
$86
 
 
Standard
Jul 23 2017 - Sep 28 2017
2 night minimum stay
$64
From
$71
 
 
School holidays
Sep 29 2017 - Oct 14 2017
2 night minimum stay
$78
From
$86
 
 
Standard
Oct 15 2017 - Dec 13 2017
2 night minimum stay
$64
From
$71
 
 
Peak Season
Dec 14 2017 - Dec 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
$93
From
$93
 
 
New year
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 7 2018
3 night minimum stay
$128
From
$128
 
 
Summer holidays
Jan 8 2018 - Feb 3 2018
2 night minimum stay
$86
From
$86
 
 
Standard 1
Feb 4 2018 - Mar 5 2018
1 night minimum stay
$71
From
$78
 
Available arrival
Available stay (no arrival)
Unavailable

Amenities

Central Hawke's Bay District Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 2 - with insect screen on window - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - with insect screen on window - 1 child bed , 1 child bed , 1 child bed
    Master Bedroom - with screens on windows - 1 king
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • tennis

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