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Black Fern Matakana Luxury Accommodation overlooking Ascension Estate

26 reviews
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5 bedrooms
6 bathrooms
10 guests
2 nights minimum
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LUXURIOUS LODGE AND COTTAGE SLEEPING UP TO 10 PEOPLE. Ideal for: Couples retreats, family holidays, wedding accomodations, executive conferences. Search blackfernmatakana for more details. Purpose built, Black Fern Matakana is located between Warkworth and Matakana, on a 3.5 hectare site, 2/3 of which is covered with native bush including Kauri, Rimu, Totara and Puriri trees. Close to Matakana and Omaha Beach, (yet less than an hour from the Auckland Harbour Bridge), Black Fern is perfect for a relaxing holiday, entertaining, small business retreats, and wedding accommodation. With spectacular 360o views of the native bush, the valley and vineyards below, the Lodge at Black Fern features a spacious floor plan with four ensuite bedrooms. The fully equipped kitchen is a foodies' delight!...LUXURIOUS LODGE AND COTTAGE SLEEPING UP TO 10 PEOPLE. Ideal for: Couples retreats, family holidays, wedding accomodations, executive conferences. Search blackfernmatakana for more details. Purpose built, Black Fern Matakana is located between Warkworth and Matakana, on a 3.5 hectare site, 2/3 of which is covered with native bush including Kauri, Rimu, Totara and Puriri trees. Close to Matakana and Omaha Beach, (yet less than an hour from the Auckland Harbour Bridge), Black Fern is perfect for a relaxing holiday, entertaining, small business retreats, and wedding accommodation. With spectacular 360o views of the native bush, the valley and vineyards below, the Lodge at Black Fern features a spacious floor plan with four ensuite bedrooms. The fully equipped kitchen is a foodies' delight! The heated swimming pool is surrounded by landscaped gardens with easy access to the outdoor entertainment centre with its gas BBQ grill, fully equipped kitchen, sitting area and gas fireplace. The open plan living area with vaulted ceiling boasts spectacular views over the neighbouring Ascension vineyard and hills beyond, a 50' wide-screen high definition television with DVD player and Sky TV and a built-in gas fireplace. The kauri wood dining table can accommodate 12 people and the large kitchen area features a gas cooktop and eat-in bar. The spacious master bedroom also has panoramic countryside views, a large HD TV, and the master bath has 'his and her' basins, an enclosed shower and a bathtub. All bedrooms have king beds and private access to individual decks.The “Barn” is a separate fully self-contained cottage with its own king size bedroom, bathroom, kitchen and living area. It can be rented in addition to the Lodge, (but not on its own) to bring the sleeping capacity up to 10 people. Free wireless high-speed internet is available throughout the property. Nestled in native bush but with expansive views into the surrounding hills and valleys, this retreat is the perfect place to unwind among the natural splendour and renowned culture of the Matakana area. Black Fern is available year-round. Book your stay today! Amenities:Heated Pool, Outdoor Gas Grill (BBQ), 50' Wide-Screen High Definition Television, Satellite TV, DVD Player, CD Player, free Wireless High-Speed Internet, 2 Fireplaces, Fully equipped Gourmet Kitchen, Gas cooktop, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator/Freezer, Ice Maker, Cooking Utensils and Dishes provided, Linens and Towels Provided, Washer and Dryer, Individually controlled Heating and Air Conditioning, Crib and High Chair Available, Non-smoking. Well behaved pets accommodated upon application.More
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About the Owner
Vernon T
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:38%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2013
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Reviewed 18 March 2019

This is a repeat visit and will come again. Lodge amenities set up like a home away from home. Add stunning views and great outdoor entertainment area with pool and this is the perfect spot for a vacation.

Date of stay: March 2019
Thank Dreamer52049854554
Reviewed 12 January 2019

Matakana is a dream in green. This lodge got everything you can dream off. Spacious, Clean, most beautiful beach Omaha just 15 min drive.

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank forclaudia
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Reviewed 9 May 2018

Can't say enough about our stay. The main house was wonderful for the six of us from Oregon, plenty of room, great views, swimming pool was refreshing. Great place for dining in or in barbecue area. Centrally located for us "roadtrippers", Beach, wine country and...More

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank Peter R
Reviewed 18 February 2018

Lovely property located close to Warkworth and Matakana. Our group had a great stay and still made use of the outdoor areas and pool despite the bad weather! House was well set up and thought out. Communication with property manager was easy and prompt. Would...More

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank calista022
Management response:Responded 19 February 2018

Thanks Calista, we are happy that you and your friends made some special memories at Black Fern, and would welcome you back!

Reviewed 12 April 2016

Everything was clean and there was everything you needed if you wished to cook. The pool area is out of this world, lovely to have it heated too.

Date of stay: April 2016
Thank Pam T
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Porch
Washer
Highchair
Outdoor Dining Area
Air Conditioning
Towels Provided
Private Garden
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Internet Access
Toaster
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Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Alarm Clock
Central Heating
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Iron
Microwave
Mountain Views
Private Outdoor Pool (Heated)
Wi-Fi
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Patio
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Black Fern is perched on the hillside overlooking Ascension vineyard and enjoys fabulous views over the valley to the hills beyond. The property is north facing and nestled between native bush and rows of its own vines, in beautiful gardens. This home is the perfect place to unwind among the natural splendour and renowned culture of the Matakana area. Local Features: One hour north of Auckland Two hours south of the Bay of Islands 5 minutes to Matakana Village and the Farmers’ Market Three cinemas in Matakana screening first run films Renowned wineries and cafés nearby Morris and James Pottery Close to Tawharanui, Scandrett’s and Mahurangi Parks with excellent beaches and walks Minutes from famed Omaha and Pakiri Beaches Fishing Village of Leigh Goat Island Marine Reserve Two...
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