Peaceful Bed and Breakfast Accommodation on a Farm near Russell Forest, North IslandWhangaruru, North Island (New Zealand)
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This peaceful bed and breakfast accommodation is located near Russell Forest, North Island, and can accommodate two guests for a revitalizing getaway full of natural tranquility. It consists of one bedroom and one full ensuite bathroom. The bedroom is furnished with a queen-size bed, nightstands with bedside lamps, and a wall-mounted flat-screen television. In the bathroom, guests will find a toilet, a sink, a glassed-in shower, and a heated towel rail. Glass doors lead to a deck and provide scenic views of Whangaruru Harbour and Russell Forest
Linens, towels, bathrobes, and complimentary toiletries are provided. Other amenities include Wi-Fi, Netflix streaming services, an electric blanket, equipment for making tea and coffee, a private entrance, and a complimentary breakfast which consists of bread, butter, jam, honey, milk, cream, yogurt, cereals, and a cooked option.
Outside, guests will find a deck with seating. Around the 25-hectare (61-acre) lifestyle farm on which the accommodation is situated, guests will find fruit orchards, vegetable gardens, and a variety of animals, including alpacas, cows, horses, pigs, goats, and border terriers. Kayaks can be borrowed from the host and launched directly from the property. Read More
- Cell service
- Electric blankets
- Lounge/Living room
- Running water
- Queen-size bed
- Outdoor furniture
- Dining room
- Shared Barbecue
- Tea kettle
Inside the accommodation, guests will enjoy amenities such as Wi-Fi, a television with Netflix streaming services, an electric blanket, equipment for making tea and coffee, a private entrance, and an ensuite bathroom with a shower, complimentary toiletries, a heated towel rail, and bathrobes. Guests will also enjoy shared access to a living/dining room surrounded by wall-to-wall windows that provide panoramic views of Whangaruru Harbour and Russell. Outside, guests will find secure parking and a private deck with seating.
Laundry services, ironing equipment, a hairdryer, beach towels, and a bodyboard are available upon request, and kayaks can be borrowed from the host.
In the morning, guests will enjoy a complimentary breakfast consisting of bread, butter, jam, honey, milk, cream, yogurt, and cereals. Guests can also enjoy a cooked option that incorporates the farm's own produce and produce sourced from local farms.
Refreshment packages (beer and wine) and evening meals are also available for additional charges, and guests are welcome to join the host for complimentary glasses of wine in the evening.
Wine and beer refreshments, as well as evening meals, are available for additional charges.
Fishing equipment can be rented from the host. Harbour and coastal cruising and/or fishing charters available. Horse riding treks available to experienced riders. The host can provide shuttle services to and from hiking destinations, too. Rates for these activities are available upon request. Read More
Location + Surroundings
This accommodation is located in Whangaruru, North Island, where it is situated on a 25-hectare (61-acre) lifestyle farm on the shore of Whangaruru Harbour. Around the farm, guests will find fruit orchards, vegetable gardens, and a variety of animals, including alpacas, cows, horses, pigs, goats, and border terriers. Right off the property to the east, the coastal waters of Whangaruru Harbour await guests' enjoyment, while the lush ferns, open bush, and magnificent kauri trees of Russell Forest lie just a five-minute drive to the west.
The accommodation is about 45 minutes from the historic town of Russell and an hour from the scenically backdropped city of Whangarei, which is full of shops, restaurants, and galleries. It is about three hours from Auckland, where the nearest international airport is located. Read More
- Feeding animals
- Horseback riding
- Water sports
With direct access to Whangaruru Harbour in one direction and Russell Forest close enough to be seen right from the property in the other direction, guests will be equally well-positioned to enjoy activities on both land and water.
On water, guests can go kayaking or boating directly from the property or from the public boat ramp that is located just a two-minute drive from the accommodation. Guests are welcome to borrow the hosts' kayaks, or they can bring their own. While exploring the coastal waters, guests can also go fishing, with equipment available to rent from the host and charters available from the host & local companies.
For hiking, guests can visit Cape Brett, the Whangamumu Whaling Station, the Ngaiotonga Kauri Grove Walk, or Arthur Forest, where guests will find the Punaruku Track and the Papakauri Track. The hosts can drop off and pick up guests at their hiking destinations.
At the property itself, guests can watch and feed the farm's animals, which include chickens, pigs, goats, cows, and alpacas. They can also watch or try their hand at making raw milk, cream, and butter. Experienced riders may also go riding on one of the farm's horses.
- Check-in: 03:00 p.m.
- Check-out: 11:00 a.m.
- No Infants allowed Under 2 years old
- No Children allowed 2-12 years old
- No smoking
- No parties
- Some spaces are shared
- You will receive a full refund if you cancel at least 7 days prior to check-in.
Smoking is not permitted inside the accommodation, but it is permissible in certain outdoor areas, including the deck.
Children under the age of 12 are not permitted.
Guests should contact the host regarding the property's policy on pets.