Breathtaking view of the farmland
ground floor of the Barn
comfy bed
glass solarium
outdoor dining
inglenook fireplace in kitchen
Canoeing the karapiro
warm bed
Gorgeous view
inside of the house
meal by candle
middle room
yummy icecream
climb the Wairere falls track
Visit Hobbiton movie set-
luxuary dining place
front door
outdoor moments

boutique rustic barn - whole house

Matamata, Waikato
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Sleeps up to 16
From $1000 tonight

This is a great week long base to explore the Waikato, Bay of Plenty and Rotorua regions offering a huge variety of landscapes and attractions. Its breathtaking views of the untouched countryside, kaimai ranges, North Islands tallest waterfall and Mount Te Aroha is unparalleled. Alternatively Book the housewithnonails for "any reason you might want to gather" and use it as an event place. Imagine yourself in a back yard wedding and retire to the barn around a candlelit long table. Celebrate your engagement or birthday and gather around the firepit under the stars. Take your small business on a retreat with accommodation onsite. Set up a workshop and demonstrate your skills. Create a photoshoot setting using the uniquely handcrafted setting as your backdrop.

Explore the local walkways laden with native Bush birds and flora, historic gold mining relics and hot mineral pools. Play golf on beautiful courses. Take a canoe up the Waihou River. Kyack the karipiro River and cycle the mighty Waikato. Cycle the Hauraki rail trail of which we are on section E close to Matamata. Climb the Mount at Mount maunganui, then surf the beach. Explore the black sands of Raglan. Flyfish the local rivers or be taken by a guide hunting in the Bush. Bmx the local forests. Discover an eco sanctuary of rare birds. Or just simply relax in the beautiful spacious house.

This property is set in a great location! Just 20 minutes to Paeroa leading to karangahake gorge, windows walk and historic walks. Right on the Hauraki cycle rail trail section E. 20 minutes from the famous Hobbiton movie set and half an hour from Hamilton world renown city gardens. 40 minutes from the geothermal activity of Rotorua. We can offer guests private trout fishing guided adventures on local rivers, and hunting in the Bush guided by local hunters. We are 20 mins from lake Karapiro offering canoeing and kayaking tours and cycling Waikato River. We consider we are centrally placed to access all kinds of land water based activities and offer a great spot to return to in the evenings to relax around a firepit with a drink conversation and meal.

Essential Room Info

Bedding Configuration
Loft - 1x super kingsize and 1x King single beds.
Sunny room-, 1x queen and 1x single beds
Middle room-1x queen
Kingpost room-1x kingsize bed
Wing-2x kingsize beds, 1x single
Office-1x kingsize bed

More info about the property
Handcrafted wooden barn home sleepng 16 fashioned after an ancient building method called Timber framing, set in a field in hamlet of Wardville under kaimai ranges. Three stories including large ground floor, solarium, loft and wing.

Unique kiwi experiences for you

Cycle the Hauraki rail trail
Visit Hobbiton Movie set
Soak in the unique mineral waters at Te Aroha spas

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What we love about this property

It is set in the heart of the Waikato countryside at the foot of the kaimai mamaku national park very close to the Wairere falls, Mount Te Aroha walkways and historic spa town with unique mineral waters and Old gold mining walks.

Activities on or nearby this property


Paid extras you might like to add

These will be available to select during the booking progress

$20.00 Per person

Local bacon, field ranged eggs, picked mushrooms, vine tomatoes, sourdough bread and home made chutney

$40.00 Person

Winter menu- Mustard Basted chicken/beef. Roast root veg including sweet potatoe, parsnip, pumpkin, beet, onion garlic Fresh greens simply steamed in butter Pan jus gravy Dessert Apple pie Cream dollops and kapiti creamy icecream NZ wines

$10.00 Per person

To and from activity or attraction Include booking

$40.00 Per person

Destination dining experience in the barn

$50.00 Per person

Dining experience under the stars at a long table

Handy Information

A full kitchen is available to use with three fridges, solid fuel cooker, gas hobb, electric oven, microwave and basic utensils. We offer meals at our dining table with us, and outside using an outside kitchen facility. Jen loves cooking and can prepare wonderful breakfast lunches and dinners with atmosphere. Let her know in advance.

RV and Motorhome

Dump point nearby
Gas available
Power Available
Rubbish bin


Sorry, we can't accommodate dogs


Good mobile service
Wifi Available


Family Friendly
Property Manager on site
Single Safe


Campfire available
Picnic Table
Spa | Hot Tub
Swimming Pool


Clothes Dryer
Washing Machine



Heating & Cooling

Electric blankets
Heating (electric, gas or fireplace)


Drinking Water
Fridge (or cooling facility) available
Hot Water Available
Linen Provided

Electronic Entertainments

DVD Player


Bath tub
Hair dryer
Towels Provided

Free Wifi

About your host, Jen

jen and Dewi love sharing their unique home . They have four grown up children with 4 grand children. They love travelling and people. They believe their home uniquely crafted home set in the countryside offers an amazing venue for holidaying and gathering for your special event.

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