Luxurious Rental on a Farm and close to the Ocean near Wellington, New Zealand

Ohariu Valley, North Island (New Zealand)

Luxurious Rental on a Farm and close to the Ocean near Wellington, New Zealand

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Vacation Rentals
1 unit
4 guest capacity
Private Bathroom
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Description

  • Barbecue
This beautifully decorated and self-contained vacation rental that sleeps four people is an ideal spot for couples to have a romantic retreat or for families to have a rural getaway. The rental is only 20 minutes away from Wellington while also enjoying the seclusion of the 12.5-acre farm it's set on. On arrival, guests will be treated to a bottle of bubbles, and throughout their stay, they will have a list of local wines, beers, and fruit juices to choose from.

The master bedroom has a king-size bed and an ensuite bathroom. This cozy room is wonderfully furnished and has plenty of storage space to meet guests needs during their stay. For more sleeping space, the sofa in the living area converts into a comfortable queen-size bed. Provided guests inform the hosts at the time of booking, a second double room can be made available.

There is a lovely living area with a luxurious Italian sofa which faces a cozy open fire. The lounge area also has a 42-inch television for a relaxing night in. The living room also incorporates a fully-equipped kitchen, the perfect place to cook a delicious home-cooked meal. The living area has large bi-fold doors that lead out on to a private deck. From here, guests can see the horse paddock and be entertained by the mini horses that live there while enjoying a morning cup of coffee. There is also a barbeque for some outdoor cooking in the beautiful New Zealand sunshine.

Features

  • King-size bed
  • Linens and pillows
  • Electricity
  • Running water
  • Wi-Fi/Internet
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Towels
  • Toiletries
  • Shared Kitchen
  • Cooking basics
  • Fridge
  • Coffeemaker
  • Tea kettle
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Dining table
  • Lounge/Living room
  • Dining room
  • Shared Barbecue
  • BR/DVD player
  • Television
The rental is fully equipped and furnished to a high and modern standard making it a comfortable location for a getaway. The fully-equipped kitchen has coffee and tea making facilities as well as a mini-bar. The living room has a sofa that converts into a comfortable queen-size bed. A second double bedroom is available by prior arrangement. There is also a fireplace to add to the comfort of the living space. For a night in, guests can make the most of the 42-inch plasma television that has Sky, a DVD player, and there is also broadband internet installed on the property as well.

Guest Services

  • Breakfast
Pick-up and drop-off at Wellington Airport or the railway station is offered by the hosts. Guests should inquire with the hosts at the time of booking if they wish to make use of this service.

Location + Surroundings

Local services
  • Supermarket
Entertainment
  • Museums
  • Shopping
Set on 12.5 acres of peaceful farmland, this is the ideal location for a relaxing getaway to unwind and escape the stresses and strains of city life. Despite the rural location of the rental, the city of Wellington itself is only 20 minutes away, meaning guests have the option of exploring the countryside surrounding the property, or if they want a day exploring the capital city, it is easily accessible with all the amenities a 21st-century traveler could need. The farm is home to a breeding program of thoroughbred horses. The horses are kept on the property, and the hosts love to share their passion for horses and riding with any avid equestrians. Less than five minutes away, golfers can indulge in a round of golf at the local course. There is a cafe a few minutes walk from the rental, and guests can enjoy a day by the sea at Makara Beach which is less than 15 minutes drive from the rental.

Activities

  • Horseback riding
  • Meditation
  • Biking
  • Golfing
  • Tennis

Guests are ideally located for numerous differing activities. There is the local golf course which is minutes away so golfers can make the most of the facilities there. For equestrians, horseback riding and trekking can be arranged, however, guests should inform the hosts at the time of booking should they wish to take part in this. For those who enjoy country walks, this is the perfect place as there are numerous trails to get out on and explore, most notably the historic Old Coach Road. Glampers can even head out to the coast at the nearby Makara Beach and enjoy coastal walks, or rent a bike and explore the nearby hills.

For wildlife enthusiasts, the nearby Zealandia Natural History Exhibition offers the chance to go on a night-time tour and to witness first hand the amazing nocturnal animals that call this amazing country home. Travelers can also book to go on harbor tours and sightseeing tours of Wellington. The city of Wellington is home to numerous shops, spas, the national museum, and an abundance of bars and restaurants.

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Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: Flexible
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • No smoking
  • No parties
  • Some spaces are shared

Cancellation policy

24-hour free cancellation
Fifteen: Cancellation is free up to 24 hours after your booking is confirmed and at least 15 days before check-in.
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Additional Information

If guests want to bring the four-legged friends along, then they should inquire with the hosts at the time of booking.

This is a non-smoking rental.

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