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Custom Built for you.
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Tranquil gem
Photo of property: Nestled in a horseshoe of the Beautiful Mangaotaki Stream
Nestled in a horseshoe of the Beautiful Mangaotaki Stream
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Four poster king bed
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Outdoor bath with gas hot water
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Full designer kitchen
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Upcycled items
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Double shower
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Clever bunk room
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Cozy interior
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Entry
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Swimming at doorstep
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Winter morning
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Reconnect
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Cycle our quiet country road
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Best Berries in NZ
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Mangahapoe Natural bridge
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Waitanguru Falls
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Stunning views
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Fishing
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Sunrise at River Run Farm
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Photographers dream

ripples retreat

Piopio, Waikato
RURAL VIEWS | NATURE WALKS

 
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Sleeps up to 5
From $290 tonight
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Sleeps up to 5
From $290 tonight

This property is an extension of a 3rd generation sheep and beef farm situated in the heart of the Mangaotaki Valley, 45 minutes south of Waitomo, off State Highway 3. The chalet opened in June 2020, sits on the side of the Mangaotaki stream where Gandalfs caravan was sited for the filming on the Ho...

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Essential Stay Info

Cabin
Cottage
Access to lakes, rivers, streams & beaches
Digital Detox
Family Friendly
Rural Views
Single Safe
Solitude


Check in time: 2pm
Check out time: 11am


Eating and Drinking
You will need to bring all your food with you. There is a full indoor kitchen with all the cooking utensils, coffee machine, large fridge/freezer, microwave and an outdoor BBQ with a fresh salad garden you can help yourselves to.

We will supply milk, tea, coffee, oil and handy towels.

Bedding Configuration
Handmade four poster King bed
Handmade double bunk bed with single above tucked away in a clever alcove.


More info about the property
The chalet has been purpose built for your comfort. Its rustic luxury interior has many handmade items with original paintings and collectibles from various films and ads we have had on the property. ...

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Unique kiwi experiences for you


Sits on the side of the Mangaotaki Stream where Gandalf's caravan was sited for the filming on the Hobbit in 2011.
Beautiful scenic waterfall and native bush walks within a 5 minute drive. 45minutes away from the adventure wonderland of Waitomo Caves
Fishing and swimming at you door, with a complimentary double kayak and inner tubes available for use.



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What we love about this property

The property is nestled in a secluded spot immersed in nature with luxury/serenity and style. It enfolds you in the natural beauty of rolling hills, the song of stream water lapping over stones, and g...

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Activities on or nearby this property


Birdlife
Relaxation
Star Gazing
Swimming



Amenities


2WD caravan accessible
Bath tub
BBQ
Caravan accessible
Drinking Water
Fan
Farmstay
Fridge (or cooling facility) available
Gas available
Hair dryer
Heating (electric, gas or fireplace)
Hot Water Available
Iron
Jug/Kettle
Limited mobile service
Linen Provided
Microwave
No Wifi
North Island
Picnic Table
Power Available
Rubbish bin
Sealed roads only
Shower
Toaster
Toilet
Towels Provided



Drive Times

Auckland: under 3 hours
Hamilton: 1.5 hours
Tauranga: 2 hours
Taupo: 2 hours
Wellington: 6 hours



About your host, Trudy

Trudy's Photo


We are third generation sheep and beef farmers in the Waitomo District near Piopio. I am a designer and love creating beautiful spaces for people to enjoy. We have 3 children, Katie, Corban and Harley and we're all involved in helping people to escape to the country.



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Check in: 06/11/2020
Check out: 08/11/2020
Guests: 2

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