Peaceful Cottage on New Zealand Sheep Farm near Christchurch

Amberley, South Island (New Zealand)

Peaceful Cottage on New Zealand Sheep Farm near Christchurch

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1 unit
8 guest capacity
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  • Kid-friendly
  • Barbecue
This peaceful cottage located on a historic sheep farm near Christchurch, New Zealand, is great for a large glamping party. With four bedrooms, this rental can accommodate up to eight guests. The first two bedrooms feature queen-size beds. The third room features two twin-size beds, while the fourth bedroom has a set of twin-size bunk beds. Linens and towels may be provided for an additional fee.

In the spacious living room, guests will find plenty of seating, as well as a TV, a DVD player, a CD player, and a log burner. The open-concept kitchen and dining room is fully equipped with a stove, an oven, a refrigerator, a microwave, and a dishwasher. There is also a large dining table with seating for eight.

Guests may use the attached garage as a tack shed or bike storage unit. The garage also features two paddocks great for glampers travelling with horses. Glampers also have access to the nearby stable.

Outside, guests will find plenty of parking for their cars and trailers, in addition to a BBQ grill. Glampers can also enjoy the fantastic views of the Canterbury foothills from the north facing patio and BBQ area, perfect for enjoying great meals with family and friends, enjoying a delightful book, or marveling at the midnight sky with its shining stars.


  • Queen-size bed
  • Double bed
  • Bunk bed
  • Running water
  • Toilet
  • Sink
  • Fridge
  • Oven
  • Lounge/Living room
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Toaster
  • Freezer
  • Dining room
  • Linens and pillows
  • Stove
  • Dining table
  • Television
  • Cooking basics
  • Satellite/Cable
  • Sound system
  • BR/DVD player
  • Parking
  • Shared Barbecue
This beautiful rental is reserved entirely for the glamping party that rents it. The property has everything glampers need for the ultimate New Zealand getaway. Glampers have access to a BBQ grill and an outdoor spa pool great for relaxing and soaking up the sun, as well as the beautiful gardens and extensive country trails. Additionally, there is Sky TV and Wi-Fi throughout the property. There is also a washer and dryer available. Guests who wish to bring their horses may do so and board them at the onsite stables.

Guest Services

  • Sports equipment storage
Pig hunting expeditions, as well as 4-wheel drive tours of the farm, can be arranged. Meals can be arranged for an additional fee.

Location + Surroundings

Local services
  • Supermarket
  • Shopping
This splendid rental is located on a historic sheep farm in Amberley, New Zealand, just about twenty minutes from the heart of downtown. It is about an hour and a half north of Christchurch. Guests are only a 30-minute drive from the beautiful vineyards of the Waipara Valley and about an hour drive from the Hanmer Springs Thermal Pool. Furthermore, both Arthur’s Pass National Park and the coastal city of Kaikoura are about two and a half hours away. The nearest international airport is Christchurch International Airport.


  • Biking
  • Fishing
  • Hunting
  • Horseback riding
  • Wildlife watching

Nestled on 2000 acres of lush rolling pastures, getting in touch with nature is a must when visiting this idyllic property. Glampers can engage in countless activities during their stay, including daily farm chores that will give them insight to how a farm is run. Guests can bottle feed the sheep, feed the chickens, and collect eggs. Guests can also take in a sheep shearing demonstration, go on a pig hunting expedition, or join in on the tailing of the lambs if visiting in the autumn. The beautiful scenery also provides the perfect backdrop for hiking and cycling, as well as horseback riding. There are endless country trails perfect for trekking and exploring the beautiful wildlife surrounding this gorgeous property.

For glampers who want to venture off the property, the heart of Amberley, with numerous shops and dining options, is only about twenty minutes away from the glamping site. Fishing enthusiasts can make their way to the south branch of the Waipara River or take a trip to the Hurunui River. There, guests may be able to catch salmon or trout. The coastal town of Kaikoura makes for a perfect day trip and affords guests the opportunity to go whale watching and catch glimpses of other majestic animals.

Wine aficionados can make their way to the sprawling vineyards of Waipara Valley, where they will be able to tour wineries numerous wineries, learn about the art of winemaking, and try different vintages. For a totally relaxing outing, glampers can make their way to the Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools and Spa where they can spend the day bathing the natural spring water or dozing off as they get a massage.

Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: 3:00 p.m.
  • Check-out: 10:00 a.m.
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • 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.

Additional Information

There is a fee for linens and towels depending on the number of guests. Please ask the property owner.
Horse treks and hay incur an additional fee.

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