Photo of property: In the summer Jen serves the family kapiti coast berry icecream on a tray as a treat.
In the summer Jen serves the family kapiti coast berry icecream on a tray as a treat.
Photo of property: a barn in a field under the kaimai ranges in the eye of the waterfall , experiencing the power of nature
a barn in a field under the kaimai ranges in the eye of the waterfall , experiencing the power of nature
Photo of property: traditional tools were used to create the timberframe barn.
traditional tools were used to create the timberframe barn.
Photo of property: trees became beams fastened with a treenail
trees became beams fastened with a treenail
Photo of property: this is a unique barn stay. A local story with a didfference. Cyclone Bola hit and trees became an availabel resource. Dewi  cut beams up to size in the field then took them to a workshop. There using only a mallet and chisel he cut out traditional joinery that would fit the beams together into a large frame onsite.
this is a unique barn stay. A local story with a didfference. Cyclone Bola hit and trees became an availabel resource. Dewi cut beams up to size in the field then took them to a workshop. There using only a mallet and chisel he cut out traditional joinery that would fit the beams together into a large frame onsite.
Photo of property: pull up a canva, grab a cold drink and relax in the great outdoors.
pull up a canva, grab a cold drink and relax in the great outdoors.
Photo of property: enter the barn off he countrylane through a large oak door into the light filled ground floor with views out over the surrounding fields.
enter the barn off he countrylane through a large oak door into the light filled ground floor with views out over the surrounding fields.
Photo of property: enjoy a little bit of private dining in the barn made to order.
enjoy a little bit of private dining in the barn made to order.
Photo of property: guests love sitting under the starry canopy at night- we showcase the most amazing skies here in new zealand.
guests love sitting under the starry canopy at night- we showcase the most amazing skies here in new zealand.
Photo of property: be charmed and spoiled by a private candlelit dinner inside the barn cretaed by jen and dewi exclusively for their guests return from a day out.
be charmed and spoiled by a private candlelit dinner inside the barn cretaed by jen and dewi exclusively for their guests return from a day out.
Photo of property: Drive to karangahake gorge, cross the swing bridge and start the "windows walk" where you will explore historic gold mining tunnels and walk the River deep in the gorge
Drive to karangahake gorge, cross the swing bridge and start the "windows walk" where you will explore historic gold mining tunnels and walk the River deep in the gorge
Photo of property: Visit Hobbiton movie set- the only "live" set in the world where the hobbit village garden is teneded daily, the washing hung out to dry and fire lit at night.
Visit Hobbiton movie set- the only "live" set in the world where the hobbit village garden is teneded daily, the washing hung out to dry and fire lit at night.
Photo of property: Take a torch from the housewithnonails and climbing the Wairere falls track descend down through the Bush in the dark and see the beautiful glow worms
Take a torch from the housewithnonails and climbing the Wairere falls track descend down through the Bush in the dark and see the beautiful glow worms
Photo of property: this is a beautiful private setting in the barn sleeping up to 5, although it also is booked as a private room for couples. Views feature on one side of the light filled room, the waterfall, and the other looks out to Mount Te Aroha.
this is a beautiful private setting in the barn sleeping up to 5, although it also is booked as a private room for couples. Views feature on one side of the light filled room, the waterfall, and the other looks out to Mount Te Aroha.
Photo of property: Let Jen spoil you with an elegant evening event gathering around the table by candlelight
Let Jen spoil you with an elegant evening event gathering around the table by candlelight
Photo of property: The natural decor includes a handhewn wood frame, lime plastered walls, stone inglenook, clay ceramics, cement benches, plank flooring, leather couches and hand forged ironmongery.
The natural decor includes a handhewn wood frame, lime plastered walls, stone inglenook, clay ceramics, cement benches, plank flooring, leather couches and hand forged ironmongery.
Photo of property: Kaimai mamaku national park - Wairere falls walk. Guests take a torch and catch the sunset then descend through the hush in the dark catching the glowworm display in the banks.
Kaimai mamaku national park - Wairere falls walk. Guests take a torch and catch the sunset then descend through the hush in the dark catching the glowworm display in the banks.
Photo of property: Canoeing the karapiro
Canoeing the karapiro
Photo of property: Relax on the back lawn watching birds, cows grazing and soaking in pure nature with uninterupted views of the landmark kaimai ranges, waterfall and Mount te Aroha
Relax on the back lawn watching birds, cows grazing and soaking in pure nature with uninterupted views of the landmark kaimai ranges, waterfall and Mount te Aroha
Photo of property: Guests love us
Guests love us
Photo of property: Bush walks in the kaimai Mamaku forest park include North islands tallest waterfall bushwalk Wairere falls
Bush walks in the kaimai Mamaku forest park include North islands tallest waterfall bushwalk Wairere falls
Photo of property: Enjoy the shared industrial bathroom on the same level featuring a rainfall shower, antique claw bath, white cement cast bench, gilded mirror and under floor heating
Enjoy the shared industrial bathroom on the same level featuring a rainfall shower, antique claw bath, white cement cast bench, gilded mirror and under floor heating
Photo of property: the kingsize bed setting in the first room of the wing shares copious light through the velux window providing views out over the fields to the waterfall
the kingsize bed setting in the first room of the wing shares copious light through the velux window providing views out over the fields to the waterfall
Photo of property: The kingsize bed under the eave of the first room in the wing
The kingsize bed under the eave of the first room in the wing
Photo of property: a large wooden desk and mirror adds a pleasing aesthetic to the wing, offering a facility to groom
a large wooden desk and mirror adds a pleasing aesthetic to the wing, offering a facility to groom
Photo of property: access to the wing is off the main passageway on the second level, opening into the first of two rooms divided by a door
access to the wing is off the main passageway on the second level, opening into the first of two rooms divided by a door

house with no nails - wing

Matamata, Waikato
LUXURY | PERFECT FOR GROUPS

 
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Sleeps up to 5
From $350 tonight
Show on Map
Sleeps up to 5
From $350 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, the North Island's tallest waterfall and Mount Te Aroha is unparalleled.

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Essential Stay Info

Not Suitable for Children
Rural Views


Check in time: 4pm
Check out time: 10.30am but am flexible


Eating and Drinking
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.

Bedding Configuration
2x King Size Bed 1x Single Beds


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 groun...

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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 wate...

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Activities on or nearby this property


Relaxation
Star Gazing



Amenities


North Island
Power Available



Paid extras you might like to add


These will be available to select during the booking progress

Addon - Cooked breakfast

$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


Addon - Destination Dining Experience

$40.00 Per person

Destination dining experience in the barn



$50.00 Per person

Dining experience under the stars at a long table





About your host, jen

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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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Check in: 26/12/2020
Check out: 29/12/2020
Guests: 2

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