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Idyllic Cottage Rental on a 400-Acre Farm in Taumarunui, North Island

Taumarunui, North Island (New Zealand)

Idyllic Cottage Rental on a 400-Acre Farm in Taumarunui, North Island

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3.7 3 Reviews

"I have stayed in the cottage often while in the area for work and the feeling that you get there never leaves you. It is cosy, warm and totally relax…"

Andrea Haycock.
Private Cottage
5 guests
Private Bathroom
Private Kitchen
Entire Cottage

Set on a peaceful, 400-acre sheep and cattle farm, this cottage rental is located in Taumarunui, North Island, and can accommodate five guests to the scenic countryside of the King Country region of the Ruapehu district. It has one bedroom and one full bathroom. In the bedroom, guests will find a queen-size bed flanked by nightstands with bedside lamps. The bathroom is fitted with a sink, a toilet, and a shower. Linens and towels are provided.

In the living/dining room, guests will find a divan, a sofa bed, a table for two, and French doors leading outside. The fully-equipped kitchen comes with an oven, a stove, a microwave, and a refrigerator. Other amenities include Wi-Fi, a stereo, and a library of books. Outside, guests will find a deck with an umbrellaed table for two from which they can feed the friendly alpacas that sometimes come right up to it.

During their stay, guests will enjoy free range of the farm's 400 acres, highlights of which include wide-open fields, paddocks filled with cattle, copses of trees, a food forest, a vegetable garden, a river, and a pond. Guests may go swimming in the river, and they can pick fruit from the food forest when it is in season.

Inside the cottage, guests will enjoy amenities such as Wi-Fi, a television, a stereo, a library of books, a full kitchen, and a full bathroom. Outside, they will find a deck with an umbrellaed table for two and 400 acres of farmland to explore. Highlights of the property include wide-open fields, paddocks filled with cattle, copses of trees, a food forest, a vegetable garden, a swimmable river, a pond, and a couple of friendly alpacas that guests can feed by hand right from the cottage's deck.

Features and Services

  • Wi-Fi/Internet
  • Private Barbecue
  • Television
  • Shower
  • Private Kitchen
  • Linens and pillows
  • Toilet
  • Towels
  • Sink

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Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: Flexible
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • No parties
Pets are permitted.

Smoking is allowed in designated areas only.

Be kind to the environment and take care of the surroundings.

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days
Moderate: You will receive a full refund if you cancel at least 7 days prior to check-in.
Details

Location & Surroundings

Taumarunui, North Island (New Zealand)

Detailed location provided after booking

Activities

  • Swimming
  • Winter sports
  • Biking
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Meditation
  • Wildlife watching
  • Golfing
  • Feeding animals

Guests can enjoy a variety of activities right on and around the cottage's property; they can go swimming in the river that runs through it, go golfing at the Taumarunui Golf Club right across the road, and go canoeing on the Wanganui River. Farther afield, they can go skiing at the Whakapapa Ski Area and the Tuaroa Ski Field, cycling on the Timber Trail, hiking at Tongariro Crossing, scenic railcart riding on the Forgotten World Rail Trail.

For the enjoyment of nature and wildlife viewing, guests can head to Pureora Forest Park and Tongariro National Park, where they can see rainforests filled with 1,000-year-old podocarp trees, active volcanoes, boiling mud pools, and a variety of wildlife, including brown kiwis and blue ducks

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