Cozy Cottage near Tongariro National Park on New Zealand's North Island

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Raetihi, North Island (New Zealand)
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4 guest capacity

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Accommodation Description

· Kid-friendly · Private pool

This cozy cottage is located near Tongariro National Park on New Zealand's North Island and can accommodate four guests. There are two bedrooms and one full bathroom. The first bedroom has a queen-size bed, while the second bedroom has two twin beds. In the newly-renovated bathroom, guests will find a toilet, a sink, and a shower. Linens and towels are provided.

The fully-equipped kitchen with a breakfast bar comes with a stove, an oven, a refrigerator, and a freezer. Other amenities include Wi-Fi, a DVD library, a television, clothes hangers, a hairdryer, an iron, and shampoo. Special amenities are also provided for families with children, including a high-chair, children’s dishes, a crib, a portable playpen, room-darkening window shades, as well as children’s toys and books.

Outside, there is a nearby swimming pool, a trampoline, and a swing-set. Read More

Accommodation Features

  • Towels
  • Electricity
  • Running water
  • Parking
  • Shower
  • Sink
  • Hairdryer
  • Queen-size bed
  • Child's bed
  • Wi-Fi/Internet
  • Oven
  • Freezer
  • Fridge
  • Deck/Patio
  • Kitchen equipment
  • Kitchen
  • Private Outdoor pool
  • Heating
  • Linens
  • Iron
  • Washer
  • Twin/Single bed
  • Television

Outside, there is a nearby swimming pool, a trampoline, and a swing-set for guests to take advantage of during their stay.

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Guest Services

  • Breakfast

Delicious home-baked goods, as well as breakfast supplies, are included; other meals are available upon request. These meals are prepared with farm-fresh produce from the garden of the host. The meals offered are a cooked breakfast, light meals, and two-course meals. The meals can be customized to meet dietary preferences, such as vegetarian and gluten-free options.

Guests are welcome to have a tour of the farm (weather permitting) with the hosts on their side-by-side ATV, along with the possibility of joining the hosts in daily farm activities.

The hosts can recommend childcare providers. Read More

Location + Surroundings

This cozy cottage is located outside of Raetihi and Ohakune within the unique and inspiring landscape of the Central Plateau Area of New Zealand's North Island, an easy drive to many nature trails and parks. Running through the property is the Maunganui-a-te-Ao River, along which are various places to swim or simply enjoy a picnic beside the setting of the river. Sightings of deer and various bird species are a common occurrence at this fabulous accommodation.

Guests can participate in daily farm-life, as the cottage is located on a working sheep and cattle farm. With options to participate in daily farm activities such as feeding the chickens, as well as a 40-minute guided tour of the farm on an ATV, this rental is a fun, and participatory option. Although the hosts are very respectful of guests privacy, they are always there to provide suggestions and assistance to guests, along with delicious home-cooked meals prepared with fresh ingredients from the farm.

The farm is advantageously located close to Tongariro National Park, where guests can spend the day hiking in this World Heritage Site, with stunning attributes such as emerald-colored lakes, alpine meadows, and hot springs in the vicinity of the largest volcanoes in the North Island of New Zealand. Read More

Activities

  • Bird watching
  • Meditation
  • Feeding animals
  • Biking

There are numerous walking trails leading from the cottage into the surrounding terrain; the hosts are more than happy to offer guidance and suggestions regarding holiday activities.

As this is a working sheep and cattle farm, guests have the opportunity to take a 40-minute tour of the farm and property in an ATV with the host, as well as participate in farming activities such as feeding the hens.

The surrounding atmosphere lends itself to hiking and cycling. There are numerous trails, some of which lead right to the cottage. Some of the recommended cycling trails are the Bridge to Nowhere, the Mountain to Sea, and the Old Coach Road Cycle Ride, each having unique attributes, within the lush forests of New Zealand.

During the New Zealand ski season (from July to October) guests can enjoy skiing at the Turoa and Whakapapa Ski Areas. Here, guests can spend an enjoyable day skiing or snowboarding. Lessons and ski rental is available, as well as a cafe.

Not to be missed is Tongariro National Park, a World Heritage Site with lakes of beautiful emerald hues, hot springs, and alpine meadows. Close to the cottage, there is a swimming pool, a trampoline, and a swing-set where guests can spend quality time together.

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Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: 04:00 p.m.
  • Check-out: 11:00 a.m.
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • No smoking
  • No parties

Cancellation policy

  • As long as you cancel at least 15 days before check-in, you will receive a 50% refund minus our service fee.
  • If you cancel within 15 days of check-in, the host does not offer a refund.
  • If you cancel after check-in, any refund will be at the host's discretion (and will not include the service fee).
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Additional Information

No smoking and no pets are permitted at the cottage.

Parties are not permitted at the cottage.

A cleaning fee may apply.

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