Photo of property: Starry, starry night.
Starry, starry night.
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Dining/kitchen
Photo of property: Master bedroom
Master bedroom
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Master bedroom view
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Lounge
Photo of property: Second bedroom
Second bedroom
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Bathroom
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Conservatory
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Balcony

rustic country haven

Rangiwahia, Manawatu-Whanganui
COUNTRY WALKS | RURAL VIEWS

 
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Sleeps up to 6
From $120 tonight
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Sleeps up to 6
From $120 tonight

On-going Special - BOOK 4 PAY 3
Book a four-night stay and receive one night for free!
We have two holiday houses on the farm: the Villa, which is the original farm house set in large grounds, and the Retreat, a 3 1/2 storey architect designed house built in the 1970s by my husband, an architect and a school teacher. The Retreat is very private, set in a stand of 1000 year old native ...

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Essential Stay Info

Whole House
Breakfast Available
Dinner Available
Access to lakes, rivers, streams & beaches
Family Friendly
Rural Views
Solitude
Unique Accommodation


Check in time: 4.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m.
Check out time: 11.00 a.m.


Eating and Drinking
The double glass entrance doors open into a separate dining room with a bed-sized window seat, and a hand made dresser with all plates and cutlery. A fully equipped kitchen with electric stove, microwave, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, as well as an old-fashioned woodburning Shacklock stove - for the pioneers! It has a sun-drenched conservatory leading off it, which is perfect for your morning coffee. The pantry has a selection of glasses and cups, as well as various cooking utensils and sugar, salt, pepper etc. There's also a toaster, electric kettle and coffee pod machine. On the back porch is a 5 burner gas BBQ.

Bedding Configuration
Bedroom 1: 1 x Queen Bed with doors onto a balcony with a view down the valley Bedroom 2: 1 x Double Bed Bedroom 3: 2 x Single Beds up ladder stairc...

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More info about the property
Three and a half storey architect-designed 1970s house, built of old brick and timber. Set amongst 1000 year old native trees with a view of the valleys and hills. Open plan, with two decks and a cons...

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Unique kiwi experiences for you


We have a horse stud on the property, owned by our son and daughter-in-law, so at certain times of the year there are foals to be visited.
We are 10 minutes from Awastone Rafting Centre and café, where you can have rafting or kayaking excursions, and enjoy a delicious bar meal at the Café.
We are on the Manawatu Scenic Route, which is also part of the Manawatu Cycle Way, between Mangaweka and Palmerston North.



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What we love about this property

Set in the scenic Manawatu/Rangitikei hill country, halfway between Rotorua and Wellington, we have a haven of peace and beauty. A real retreat from the city bustle, people love to wake to a chorus of...

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Activities on or nearby this property


Birdlife
Farm Animals to Meet
Nature Walks
Relaxation
Star Gazing
Swimming



Amenities


Bath tub
BBQ
Dishwasher
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
Property Manager on site
Radio
Rubbish bin
Sealed roads only
Shower
Toaster
Toilet
Towels Provided
TV
Washing Machine
Wifi Available



Drive Times

Auckland: 5h 30m
Hamilton: 4h
Tauranga: 4h
Taupo: 2h 15m
Wellington: 3h



About your host, Sue

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We, Sue & David, have been hosting people for 35 years. We are fortunate to have our son Matt and daughter-in-law Leonie, who have a Sport Horse Stud, now living on the farm, so it is really a family business. They help us with the hosting, taking total control during the winter months when David and I guide people in Europe. That is our "winter" business, but of course it will not be possible to travel there this year so we will be looking forward to hosting fellow New Zealanders here at home!



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Check in: 27/12/2020
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