Rustic Cottage Getaway on a Working Farm in Cambridge, New Zealand

Cambridge, North Island (New Zealand)

Rustic Cottage Getaway on a Working Farm in Cambridge, New Zealand

2 Reviews
Cottages
1 unit
4 guest capacity
Private Bathroom
Pets allowed
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Description

  • Kid-friendly
  • Pets allowed
  • Barbecue
Situated on a working farm, surrounded by peaceful countryside, home to cows and horses, and visited by a variety of birds, this rustic cottage rental is located in Cambridge, New Zealand, and can accommodate four guests for a tranquil getaway to the Waikato Region of North Island. The cottage has two bedrooms and one full bathroom. The first bedroom is furnished with a full-size bed, a bedside table, and a lamp. The second bedroom contains two twin beds with a shared bedside table and a lamp. In the bathroom, guests will find a toilet, a sink, and a shower. Linens and towels are provided.

In the living room, guests will find a cozy wood-burning stove, four armchairs, a coffee table, an iPod dock, a CD player, board games, books, and an HDTV with Freeview and a DVD player. The fully-equipped kitchen comes with a stove, an oven, a refrigerator, a microwave, a panini press, a coffee plunger, a kettle, and a toaster.

Other amenities include Wi-FI, ironing equipment, a washing machine, and a vacuum cleaner. Outside, guests will find a wraparound porch with seating, a shared garden, and a shared barbecue and pizza oven, all surrounded by 220 acres of farmland.

Features

  • Queen-size bed
  • Electricity
  • Running water
  • Cell service
  • Toilet
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Sink
  • Towels
  • Fridge
  • Coffeemaker
  • Oven
  • Private Lounge/Living room
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Freezer
  • Deck/Patio
  • Linens and pillows
  • Stove
  • Iron
  • Dining table
  • Movie library
  • Television
  • Cooking basics
  • Tea kettle
  • Satellite/Cable
  • Games
  • BR/DVD player
  • Air conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Parking
  • Shared Barbecue
  • Wi-Fi/Internet
Inside the fully-insulated cottage, guests will enjoy Wi-Fi, a wood stove, a washing machine, ironing equipment, an iPod dock, board games, books, and an HDTV with Freeview and a DVD player. Outside, guests will find a wraparound porch with seating, a shared garden, and a shared barbecue and pizza oven.

Guest Services

Guests can ask for a farm tour in the six-seater Polaris!

Location + Surroundings

This cottage is located 12k kilometers from Cambridge, New Zealand, where it is situated on a 220-acre dry stock farm. Strolling around the grounds of the farm, guests will find a large native garden, ponds, and 40 acres of bush surrounded by lush, rolling countryside. The farm is home to dogs, cows, and horses, and it is visited by a variety of birds, including wood pigeons, kingfishers, and wax-eyes.

The town of Cambridge is situated deep inside the peaceful countryside of the Waikato Region. The Waikato River flows right through the center of the town, widening into Lake Karapiro a few miles to the east, providing prime spots for water-based recreation along the way. The surrounding countryside is also one of New Zealand's top destinations for cycling, with a number of trails winding through farmland, horse pastures, forests, and small villages.

In and around the town center of Cambridge, guests will find a variety of cafes, pubs, art galleries, and antique shops. Other nearby attractions include the Hobbiton movie set (only 20 mins away) of The Lord of the Rings-fame, and Sanctuary Mountain Maungatautari, where guests can explore protected forests and wetlands that are home to endangered plants and birds, such as takahe, kiwi, and kaka.

The cottage is about half an hour from Hamilton, where guests will find the nearest international airport.

Activities

  • Fishing
  • Golfing
  • Water sports
  • Meditation
  • Boating/Sailing
  • Yoga
  • Wildlife watching

Guests can go hiking and bushwalking at the Sanctuary Mountain Maungatautari ecological park, where they can see endangered wildlife such as tuatara, takahe, kiwi, and kaka. On the Waikato River and Lake Karapiro, guests can go kayaking, canoeing, rowing, stand-up paddleboarding, jet skiing, water skiing, and jet boating. For biking, guests will be right in the midst of one of the top cycling destinations in New Zealand, with a variety of country roads to explore. For mountain biking, guests can head to the Waikato River Trails, the Great New Zealand River Ride, and the Te Miro Mountain Bike Park. For golfing, guests can hit the links at the Cambridge Golf Club. In and around the town center of Cambridge, guests will find a variety of options for dining, shopping, and browsing art galleries.

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Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: 2:00 p.m.
  • Check-out: 10:00 a.m.
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • Pets allowed
  • No smoking
  • No parties
  • Some spaces are shared

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 24 hours
Flexible: You will receive a full refund if you cancel 24 hours or more prior to check-in.
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Additional Information

Pets allowed by prior arrangement.

Smoking is not permitted.

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