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Mahaanui Cottage outside.
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cozy country break

Tiniroto, Gisborne
RURAL VIEWS | TRANQUIL GETAWAY

 
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Sleeps up to 11
From $200 tonight
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Sleeps up to 11
From $200 tonight

Situated half way between Gisborne and Wairoa, on the inland Tiniroto Road, this Kiwi property is a 615-hectare, authentic working sheep and beef farm that has been in Simon's family for almost 60 years. We are happy to include guests in our everyday farm lives if they are interested (and it's safe ...

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Essential Stay Info

Cottage
Cats Welcome
Dogs Welcome
Family Friendly
Horse Grazing Available
Rural Views


Check in time: Check in after 3 pm to the Quarters, Cottage and river Cabin.
Check out time: 11:00 am


Eating and Drinking
The kitchen is well equipped and has basic cooking provisions such as flour, sugar, tea, coffee, spices, and oil but you will have to bring all your other food provisions with you as the nearest shops are in town 50 km away. Nespresso coffee machine so bring your favourite pods. Our local Tiniroto tavern is 8 km away and does great meals. The tavern is closed Monday and Tuesdays.

Bedding Configuration
1 x queen bedroom with ensuite 1 x queen bedroom 1 x bedroom with 2 bunk beds


More info about the property
Our cottage is a fully furnished, self-contained, private, country cottage 200 metres from the homestead. Sunny and warm with pretty garden and beautiful rural scenes. Great for families, couple get a...

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Unique kiwi experiences for you


Experience a personalised Farm tour with Simon on a working hill -country sheep and beef farm.
Private farm access to swim, fish, picnic or kayak the Hangaroa river or adventure up to our secret waterfall!
Stay active and take a walk on our two marked farm tracks. Bring your mountain bikes or horses and explore further afield. Off road bikes available by arrangement.



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What we love about this property

Guests love our farm experience and especially Simon's interactive farm tours, learning how a hill -country sheep and beef farm operates. They love seeing the dogs work, mustering sheep and cattle and...

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Activities on or nearby this property


Birdlife
Farm Animals to Meet
Farm Tour Available
Hiking | Tramping
Mountain Biking
Nature Walks
Rafting | Kayaking | Canoeing
Relaxation
Sheep Shearing (seasonal)
Star Gazing
Swimming



Amenities


Bath tub
BBQ
Clothes Dryer
Dishwasher
Drinking Water
DVD Player
Electric blankets
Farmstay
Fridge (or cooling facility) available
Gas available
Hair dryer
Heating (electric, gas or fireplace)
Hot Water Available
Iron
Jug/Kettle
Linen Provided
Microwave
No Mobile Service
North Island
Oven
Picnic Table
Power Available
Rubbish bin
Shower
Toaster
Toilet
Towels Provided
TV
Unsealed Roads
Washing Machine
Wifi Available



Drive Times

Auckland: 6 hr 40 min
Hamilton: 5 hr 23 min
Tauranga: 4 hr 14 min
Taupo: 3 hr 46 min
Wellington: 7 hr 9 min



Paid extras you might like to add


These will be available to select during the booking progress


$50.00 Per person

Join Simon for an informative interactive farm tour either on foot or in one of our off 4x4 road vehicles Usually about 3 hours duration you will learn about our farm operations watch our team of working dogs muster our stock and see a shearing demonstration. Have a go yourselves!. Fantastic photo opportunities as there are stunning views looking out towards the Ureweras and across the farm. However, please note, that all farm tours and demonstrations are subject to Simon’s availability, and unfortunately cannot always be guaranteed.



$150.00 per group

Home prepared meals featuring our farm and local produce. Includes a lovely nibbles platter, dinner and dessert, morning/afternoon tea, breakfast and lunch for two. Select a bottle of wine and beer of your choice. Your first day meals will be in your fridge for your arrival and any subsequent meals will be delivered in a food drop between 11 and 12 the next day. You will just need to BBQ or heat up your food selection. Choose from lamb, beef, chicken, pork, venison or vegetarian ( fish if I can get fresh for you) Let us know your dietary preferences and /or allergies





About your host, Sally

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Simon and Sally look forward to welcoming you to their farm, Mahaanui. A 600 hectare hill country east coast farm inland from Gisborne or Wairoa in Tiniroto. Simon and his family have farmed Mahaanui for nearly 60 years. Sally, when she is not helping Simon or hosting visitors from all around the world, works as a nurse at the local Gisborne hospital. You may meet one of Simon and Sally’s three children visiting their family home when you visit. Now young adults, they are working on farms around New Zealand and the world after studying agricultural and veterinary sciences at university.



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