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Secluded Retreat on scenic hill country farm.

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View from Double room, over conservatory
Conservatory breakfast room
Panoramic view

Overview
3 bedrooms
1 bathroom
6 guests
Minimum stay varies 
The minimum stay for this property changes depending on the dates selected
Cottage
House Rules
Pet-friendlyNot suitable for childrenNo smoking
Bathrooms
1 Full bath

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Stephen W.
by a verified reviewer on Bookabach.co.nz
5.0 of 5 stars
Lovely location. Was a quick stop over enroute to ...
Lovely location. Was a quick stop over enroute to our destination. Really enjoyed our short stay. Dogs loved the space to roam. House is very reminiscent of Rodger Walker style. Love its character. Thanks David and Sue
Written 27 December 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

Julie A.
by a verified reviewer on Bookabach.co.nz
5.0 of 5 stars
Great weekend getaway.. lovely and warm clean and ...
Great weekend getaway.. lovely and warm clean and dry! Thanks Retreat!
Written 19 October 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

Mark S.
by a verified reviewer on Bookabach.co.nz
4.0 of 5 stars
This is a charming and very unique country house. ...
This is a charming and very unique country house. If that’s your primary interest and you are very outdoorsy you will be satisfied. But there are flaws. The furniture in the living room is very old and starting to fall apart and not very comfortable. The heating in the winter is not really adequate. There is only one working space heater and a wood burning stove. And I know you’re not here to watch tv but there should be a working tv made in this century to watch a movie around the fire at night.
Written 19 October 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

Nadia G.
by a verified reviewer on Bookabach.co.nz
3.0 of 5 stars
Really loved the location and the hosts are most f...
Really loved the location and the hosts are most friendly. Its not a luxury experience, so be prepared for some wild /old farm coarseness. As long as spider webs, a few leaks and mystery creatures living in the walls don't spook you, you'll have a great time. It's away from noice and hustle. mornings are so peaceful with beautiful views. So grateful for an opportunity to bring our doggo with us also! ❤️ We arrived on a frosty evening and the fireplace was going creating a welcoming atmosphere. Make sure you read welcoming instructions! Those were super helpful in figuring this unique house out =)
Written 10 October 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

Mathew O.
by a verified reviewer on Bookabach.co.nz
5.0 of 5 stars
The photos do not do this property justice! The h...
The photos do not do this property justice! The house has a unique layout and charm of its own - the house itself was a highlight of our stay. The location is beautiful - a good base to explore the local area. It is easy to self cater, the house has everything you need. The hosts are warm and welcoming. We recommend and hope to return soon!
Written 10 October 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

Barry B.
by a verified reviewer on Bookabach.co.nz
4.0 of 5 stars
Quaint architecture. Beautiful remote location - i...
Quaint architecture. Beautiful remote location - ideal for 'taking it easy'. Scenery around the area is stunning. Take a ride up to some of the higher points to view the central plateau volcanoes!
Written 23 September 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

Dave B.
by a verified reviewer on Bookabach.co.nz
4.0 of 5 stars
Great time
Great time
Written 14 September 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

Ian M.
by a verified reviewer on Bookabach.co.nz
5.0 of 5 stars
Excellent. Unusual building. Very functional. Nice...
Excellent. Unusual building. Very functional. Nice people. You wont forget your time at the Retreat.
Written 4 August 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

Jennifer C.
by a verified reviewer on Bookabach.co.nz
4.0 of 5 stars
Really enjoyed our stay
Really enjoyed our stay
Written 21 July 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

Cathy T.
by a verified reviewer on Bookabach.co.nz
5.0 of 5 stars
A very unique building with features to surprise a...
A very unique building with features to surprise and delight. Welcomed with the fire going, Sue and David are wondeful hosts. We enjoyed two evenings in their home dining on wild game among other delicious things. The setting is tranquil and the old record collection something to transport us back in time. Probably not the best place if you cant cope with stairs.
Written 21 July 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

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What this rental offers
Bathroom and laundry
  • Towels provided
  • Washer
Entertainment
  • DVD player
  • Television
Nearby
  • Countryside area
Wi-fi and internet
  • Wi-fi
Kitchen and dining
  • Grill
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Kettle
  • Microwave
  • Cooker
  • Toaster
Indoor amenities
  • Fireplace
  • Internet access
Outdoor amenities
  • Balcony
  • Patio
  • Terrace
Things to do
  • Fishing spots available

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Map
Getting there
Palmerston North Airport
59.1 km

Wanganui Airport
74.9 km
Restaurants
Awastone Cafe
1.7 km
Activities nearby
Fishing spots available

Things to know
Check in / out timings
Check in after 4 pm Check out by 11 am
Cancellation policy

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    Secluded Retreat on scenic hill country farm. - Tripadvisor - Holiday Home in Mangaweka