Gorgeous Wheelchair Accessible Vacation Rental Surrounded by Idyllic Gardens and Farmland near Masterton, New Zealand
- ID authenticated
- Phone, email and address confirmed
- Jacuzzi/Hot Tub
Glampers will have access to a shared dining room and kitchen, as well as the welcoming communal lounge area. The fabulous lounge features recliner seating, a cozy open fire, and a large TV with a home theater system. There is an extensive DVD library as well as refrigerator and tea and coffee making facilities.
Outside, there is a ranch-slider door that opens to a private patio overlooking the lush gardens and charming farm landscape. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast served each morning of their stay, featuring homemade muesli, freshly baked bread and jams made from fruit grown on site, free-range eggs, and locally-cured organic bacon.
If you cancel 24 hours or more prior to check-in.
- King-size bed
- Linens and pillows
- Running water
- Cell service
- Air conditioning
- Tea kettle
- Lounge/Living room
- Shared Jacuzzi/Hot tub
- Picnic area
- Outdoor furniture
- Sound system
- BR/DVD player
- Movie library
The large kitchen and dining room area is in the heart of the property and is warm, informal and relaxed. The hosts, Tracey and Jim are on-hand to cook guests breakfasts (included in the daily rate) or to prepare guests dinner if required (additional charge applies). During warmer months, guests can eat al fresco in the sheltered courtyard or with the wide dining room windows open. The fabulous lodge features recliner seating, a cozy open fire, and a large TV with a home theater system. There is an extensive DVD library, as well as a refrigerator and tea and coffee making facilities.
The property is situated on two acres of beautifully cultivated gardens. Planted with mainly New Zealand natives, the gardens were created from what started as a bare sheep paddock in 2009. One of the aims of the property is to be eco-conscious. Also residing on the property are a number of friendly cats including Lhotse and Gimli the fluffy Birmans, Cino and Monte the Burmese. Guests may also run into the sociable chocolate Labrador dog, Dexter. Free-range chickens roam the grounds, as well as a herd of very curious alpacas who love being hand-fed by guests.
- Front desk service
- Sports equipment storage
Complimentary pre-dinner drinks are often available for those who want to socialize, and dinners are a very sociable affair set around the large, oak table in the kitchen dining room. Guests, can, however, opt to eat out, or they can request an informal platter to be served in the lounge.
Location + Surroundings
- Movie theater
The property is a great base to explore the area, such as Castlepoint out on the coast with its lighthouse and beautiful beaches or maybe a trip to Martinborough (25-minute drive) to taste some local wines. Guests can also learn more about the southern night skies at Stone Henge Aotearoa (10 minutes away) or visit Pukaha Mount Bruce, the only place in the world where guests can see a white kiwi bird.
Of course, New Zealand is known for its unparalleled natural beauty, and glampers will have access to the landscape from their very own front door. Numerous trails including Admiral Hill offer opportunities for hiking, cycling, or even horseback riding through the spectacular countryside.
Whether guests are seeking adventurous outdoor recreation, a relaxing escape into nature or a peek at the easygoing local lifestyle, this property is an excellent place to call home base.
- Wildlife watching
- Wine tasting
- Feeding animals
Whether glampers are seeking a busy getaway packed with adventure or a relaxing escape into nature, there are plenty of activities to keep everyone happy during their stay. New Zealand is known for its unparalleled natural beauty, and glampers will have access to the landscape from their very own front door. Numerous trails including Admiral Hill offer opportunities for hiking, cycling, or even horseback riding through the spectacular countryside. Guests can head to the coast for a scenic walk at Castlepoint, Honey Comb Rock, explore Lake Henley, stroll the wetlands, or relax in Carters Reserve. Athletic glampers will be happy to find six golf courses in the area as well.
There are numerous historical sites and museums worth visiting in Masterson, as well as a fun and charming alpaca farm. Also nearby are Greytown and Martinborough, both famous for their shopping, vineyards and world-class wine. Olive oil, cheeses, honey, fruit, meat produce, and vegetables are all grown and processed locally, and farmers markets are held in Masterton and Carterton on Saturday and Sunday mornings.
Pukaha Mount Bruce Wildlife Centre is a must for nature-lovers. It is home to the very rare white kiwi birds. Also worth a stop is Stonehenge Aotearoa, a replica of the ancient stone circle in Wiltshire, England. It is a working henge and provides insights into the southern skies.
Check-in: 03:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
No Infants allowed Under 2 years old
No Children allowed 2-12 years old
Some spaces are shared
- Wheelchair accessible
- Wheelchair-accessible bathroom
Guests can have dinner for $65 per person. This includes 3 courses or for an additional $20 per person guests will get a wine match.