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Maungakawa Views Farmstays

Farmhouse -
2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 4
Matamata, Waikato Region, North Island
Children welcomed, breakfast, lunch and dinner, explore the farm and spend time with the animals. You will be the only guests.
Our guests tell us that what we are offering, is to them a unique experience, a proper farm stay and friendly hospitality. They enjoy life on a real working farm, contact with the animals, fabulous views and wide open spaces, living with your hosts, all home cooked meals provided, an opportunity to experience life in the countryside and about half an hour from Hobbiton.
A great holiday in New Zealand's beautiful countryside, away from the hustle and bustle of your busy life.
You can enjoy a relaxing holiday in your private accommodation and participate in a genuine kiwi farming experience if desired, or simply relax to enjoy the view in peace and quiet.
You'll be staying at the top of a beautiful tranqui...
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Listing #FKN6110716
About the Owner
Shirley D
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2015
Interaction with guests
On arrival you will be offered afternoon tea. You will be sharing our home and we will share all our home cooked meals together. Shirley enjoys cooking and baking for you. Alan loves sharing time on the farm with you and you get to interact with the sheep and cows. We are offering a 'slice of our life'.
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Reviewed 23 September 2018

My wife really wanted to do a farm stay during our holiday in New Zealand, and I stumbled across Shirley & Alan at Maungakawa Views, and I'm so glad I did! Our stay with them was absolutely flawless. A warm greeting, a tour of the...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank christrox
ShirleyD717, VR Owner at Maungakawa Views Farmstays, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2018

We loved sharing our home and farm with Hannah and Tracy, we really enjoyed their company and hope to meet again. Thank you so much Hannah for the great review.

Reviewed 19 December 2017

Our family of 6 stayed just 2 nights on Shirley and Alan's farm, but what a wealth of experience it gave us. Being city dwellers, we love farmstays and always try to do one on visits to farming regions. All our past farmstay encounters all...More

Date of stay: December 2017
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doddfamily2016, VR Owner at Maungakawa Views Farmstays, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2017

Thank you so much Lorraine for taking the time to write of your experiences with us. We enjoyed having you and your family to stay and hope we meet again. With kind regards, Shirley and Alan

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

This was a fantastic experience. We got to ride on the back of the tractor while relocating cows, bottle feed lambs, feed young cows and chickens, and walk dogs. Shirley and Alan are beautiful hosts. Shirley's cooking is great and Alan will teach you about...More

Date of stay: October 2017
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doddfamily2016, VR Owner at Maungakawa Views Farmstays, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Thank you for your review Alex - it was great to have you and Charlotte stay.

  • Books
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (7)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Playground
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Staffed Property
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Swingset
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Trampoline
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Ask about smoking
    Check in: 2:00 PM
Family of four - $600 per night
    1 Full bath
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    2 Twins
    1 Sofa
    1 Crib
    1 King
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About the neighbourhood
You'll be staying in the North Island, at the top of a beautiful tranquil valley backing on to native bush, with stunning views out over rolling hill country.

The Waikato region tends to have warm, humid summers and mild winters, with prevailing West and Southwest winds.

Our closest town is Matamata 21 kms - 25 minutes
Hobbiton Movie Set is 27.9 kms - 32 minutes
Walton Golf Course 12 kms - 18 minutes
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Auckland: 152.0 km
Auckland Airport is 152 kms - 2 1/2 hours
Rental car - You may park your rental car in our garden parking area.
Bus from Auckland Airport to Matamata,(our nearest town) and we will pick you up from there.
Shuttle Bus - airport to door service
Hobbiton is about 35 minutes from us.
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Nearest Beach: 78.0 km.
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