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2 PRIVATE BEDROOMS - STAY ON A FARM 10min to town.
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Overview

2 big private bedrooms in our large farm house. Great for families/large groups. Each room is also listed individually. We are a solar powered, eco-friendly farm. Experience a real NZ farm! Free light breakfast and amazing scenery in a warm, friendly farm environment. 10 mins drive to Hokitika.
Sleeps 7. Bedroom 1: 1 x Queen bed & 3 x singles. Bedroom 2: 1 x Queen bed. Free wifi.
##No guest kitchen available ##
Explore, go out for dinner, then come & sit by the outdoor fire and relax.

Not just a place to sleep - this is a real farm experience as well! You can visit the farm animals + feed the sheep any time.

There are two large private bedrooms available. A large bathroom with shower & bath. Separate toilet. The biggest room sleeps 5 & has a sitting area with small refrigerator. The smaller room sleeps 2 and has a small breakfast area.

There is a communal sitting area available to both rooms on the landing outside the rooms. The bathroom/toilet is between the two bedrooms.
Both rooms have stunning views of the farm, garden and bush areas. Both rooms are upstairs.
You are welcome to walk the farm and see the animals.

WHAT'S INCLUDED IN YOUR STAY
* Walk the farm, see the animals.
* Light breakfast of cereal, yogurt/milk, honey & jam
* Tea & plunger coffee making facilities in your room
* Privacy
* Plenty of helpful tips and advice about activities and where to eat out
* Comfortable, clean beds & pillows
* Huge, family or large group, sized private room
* Small refrigerator in each room
* Free wifi.
* TV and DVD player (no cable TV)
* Private bathroom with shower & bath.
* Plenty of reading material about the West Coast
* A warm, relaxing and friendly environment

EXTRAS ON REQUEST

* Outdoor fire can be set & lit for you ( Please ask in advance).
* Toys & books for children.
* Help planning the rest of your trip.

LOCATION
The house sits on top of a ridge overlooking native bush and farmland with views of the Tasman Sea in the distance. The property is a 75 acre farm with sheep, cattle, pigs, goats and birds.
The property is 2mins from the Arahura River - an important source of pounamu (jade) on the West Coast.
We are only a 5min drive to the beach which is a beautifully wild place filled with amazing driftwood and pebbles - a great place for a bonfire.

Guests have access to both bedrooms and your own private bathroom.
*No kitchen access.*
Laundry can be done for stays of two days or more.
Outdoor sitting area by the fire.

We are busy people who work hard. We value our family time in the evenings. We prefer independent guests who enjoy their own space and privacy.
We are happy to give you plenty of tips and advice about local attractions/history/places to eat and shop and tips on travel in NZ.
Your privacy will be respected, and I will not enter your room during your stay. Please read the entire listing description to be sure I can fully meet your expectations.
We are LGBTQ friendly!

Hokitika is the perfect place to base yourself while exploring the West Coast. All the best attractions are only a short drive away.

There are many easy bush walks close to our house, the closest winds through an old goldmine site dating back to the 1800's.

Take a walk through Hokitika town and see some of the sights mentioned in the Booker Prize winning author, Eleanor Catton's book, The Luminaries.

You really need at least two days in Hokitika to see most of the attractions.

A car is recommended to make the most of sightseeing but Hokitika Scenic Tours can drive you to most attractions.
We are 15mins from the airport.
The Tranz Alpine train comes into Greymouth Station 30 mins drive away.
The West Coast Cycle Trail is nearby.
Christchurch is 3 hours drive away over SH73 through Arthur's Pass.

As we are off-grid, we MUST be careful with our power. We do not have a microwave, air conditioning, dishwasher or electric blankets (we offer hotwater bottles in winter), but our house is very warm. Use of hairdryers is not permitted.
We cook on a woodstove in our kitchen. This also provides all the heating for the house. Water is collected from rainwater on the roof and totally safe to drink. In summer water is in short supply and we need to be careful with water use. We have cellphone coverage but it is not good.
**There is a TV in one room that can be used to watch DVD's (it is not able to get satellite channels).**
Guests can not cook here.
The most eco friendly property on the West Coast. All solar powered. Rain water collection. We recycle. All food waste is feed to animals or composted. Go green! Stay with us!
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Sleeping Configuration

Upstairs sitting area
Open upstairs landing area. Perfect spot for reading and relaxing.

Amenities

Heating
Wifi
Smoke Detector

Seasonal Pricing

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Reviews (13)

Excellent based on 13 Reviews

Activities

Mountain biking
Hiking
Golf
Cycling
Swimming
Fishing
Walking

Suitability

Child friendly
We are child friendly but our property is not "child proof". You are responsible for the safety and wellbeing of all children/infants at all times.
Children's books and toys
Crib/Pack 'n Play
Parking Included
Plenty of free parking available on site.
Not Wheelchair Accessible

Getting around

A car is necessary to get around.

Directions

These directions are for planning purposes only. You may find that construction projects, traffic, weather, or other events may cause conditions to differ from the map results, and you should plan your route accordingly. You must obey all signs or notices regarding your route.
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We offer a friendly and warm space that is quite different from a hotel experience. We want guests to feel comfortable and at home in the spaces we have set up. Our listings really appeal to folks who love character homes, enjoy art on the walls and vintage/retro furniture.

We have lived in Hokitika for the past 15 years. We enjoy good music and good food.
We have both traveled extensively.
We absolutely love living here in Hokitika. It has a wonderful community - we are a really eclectic bunch. The scenery is wild and stunning and the history is fascinating.
I'm busy running our farm as well as working. My husband works for an IT company from home (unfortunately he is very busy with his job, so you probably won't meet him). We look forward to meeting our guests and are always happy to help you plan activities here on the West Coast - rain or shine - it is a fantastic place to be.
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Speaks:English
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Guidebooks

HOKITIKA - SO MANY THINGS TO DO!
One night is not enough time to enjoy Hokitika. Stay at least two nights and really make the most of
The Coolest Places To Stay On The West Coast, NZ
Looking for somewhere interesting to stay on the West Coast of the South Island, NZ? Check out these
WHY YOU SHOULD VISIT THE WEST COAST OF NZ
Trying to plan your trip around the South Island of NZ and wondering what are the "must do's"
Carve your own special souvenir in Hokitika
Why buy a piece of greenstone ((pounamu) off the shelf when you can have the experience of creating your
Ultimate  Campervan Guide To The West Coast, New Zealand
Top tips of where to stay and what to see on the West Coast of New Zealand if you are travelling in a
Top 6 Incredible Day Trips From Hokitika
A guide to the best day trips to do when staying in Hokitika. These are are doable in a day when using
The Best Walks In Hokitika
A guide to some of the best walks in and around Hokitika.
A Guide To The Hokitika Glow Worms
Where and how to see glow worms in Hokitika, New Zealand.

Policies and Rules

Check In: 4PM - 10PM
Check Out: 10AM
Guests must inform us of arrival time 48hrs in advance.
No parties or events
No pets
No smoking
Outside only away from the house.
Minimum age limit for renters: 18
House Rules
No pets
No smoking, parties, or events
Check-in time is 4PM - 10PM and check out by 10AM-
***Children/infants are very welcome here but they are not free. Please include them in your total number as adults. ***
**No kitchen available**
- As we are off-grid, we must be careful with our power. We do not have a microwave, air conditioning, dishwasher or electric blankets (we offer hotwater bottles in winter), but our house is very warm.
In summer water is in short supply and we need to be careful with water use.
FOLLOW THE DRIVING INSTRUCTIONS SO YOU DON'T GET LOST. Please message us your arrival time 48hrs before.
If there is anything that you are not happy about, please let us know straight away so we can make your stay better.
Keep showers brief. Quiet time from 10pm - 7am please.
You must close all gates you go through when visiting the animals.
For safety reasons, the power shed is out of bounds.

My #1 top tip when visiting NZ - have travel insurance. If there are any issues with flight delays/road closures etc, you are covered if you can't reach your destination. We are a very small family run business so we can not act as an insurer for you.
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Payment Policy
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Cancellation Policy
Cancellation Policy: If Guest wishes to cancel reservation, deposit and payments will be refunded as follows:
60 days prior to the Check-in Date - 100% refund of all deposits or payments
Less than 60 days to check-in - No refund of any deposits or payments

*If guest arrives and decides to leave early, the nights not spent are not refunded.

Should the guest have to cancel for any reason, the guest must notify the owner immediately in writing via email. Guest acknowledges that cancellation by the guest does not relieve the guest from the specific terms of the agreement. However, the Owner will make every effort to re-rent the property for the specified period. If the property is re-rented for the specified period, advanced rent payments will be refunded to the guest less a cancellation fee of $40NZ.
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Notes
Liability: All guests will hold harmless the Owners for any injury, illness or loss during their stay. Any person on/in the property is the sole responsibility of Guest. This house is privately owned; the Owners are not responsible for any accidents, injuries, illness or loss that occurs while on the premises. By accepting this agreement, it is agreed that all guests are expressly assuming the risk of any harm arising from their use of the premises or others whom they invite to use the premise.

Water and Septic: DO NOT FLUSH anything other than toilet paper in toilets. No feminine products or foreign objects should ever be flushed. If it is found that misuse has resulted in a clog the sewer system, you could be charged damages.
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2 PRIVATE BEDROOMS - STAY ON A FARM 10min to town. is a Vacation Home located in Arahura Valley, West Coast, New Zealand. This Vacation Home is available for short term lodging and accommodates 7 guests
2 PRIVATE BEDROOMS - STAY ON A FARM 10min to town. has 2 bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms and was listed on Houfy on Sep 2019

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