Pounamu Room - Pounamu Room - Blue Spur Farmstay - Hokitika
Our farmhouse. - Pounamu Room - Blue Spur Farmstay - Hokitika
Enjoy the fire pit. - Pounamu Room - Blue Spur Farmstay - Hokitika
We are only a 10 minute drive to the town. - Pounamu Room - Blue Spur Farmstay - Hokitika
Blue Spur Farmstay - Pounamu Room - Blue Spur Farmstay - Hokitika
Locally sourced and carved pounamu. - Pounamu Room - Blue Spur Farmstay - Hokitika
Pounamu Room - Blue Spur Farmstay - Hokitika
Humphrey the kune kune - Pounamu Room - Blue Spur Farmstay - Hokitika
Arapawa lamb - Pounamu Room - Blue Spur Farmstay - Hokitika
Hokitika Gorge. - Pounamu Room - Blue Spur Farmstay - Hokitika
The Pounamu Room. - Pounamu Room - Blue Spur Farmstay - Hokitika
Our collection of local bottles dug up. - Pounamu Room - Blue Spur Farmstay - Hokitika
Our peacocks. - Pounamu Room - Blue Spur Farmstay - Hokitika
Comfortable queen bed. - Pounamu Room - Blue Spur Farmstay - Hokitika
Pounamu Room - Blue Spur Farmstay - Hokitika
Walk the farm and visit the sheep. - Pounamu Room - Blue Spur Farmstay - Hokitika
A visit to the Hokitika Gorge is a must. 35 mins drive. - Pounamu Room - Blue Spur Farmstay - Hokitika
We often have many native birds visiting us. - Pounamu Room - Blue Spur Farmstay - Hokitika
Visit the nearby Glow Worm Dell. - Pounamu Room - Blue Spur Farmstay - Hokitika
Plenty of reading material available. - Pounamu Room - Blue Spur Farmstay - Hokitika
Add breakfast to your stay with us. Homemade yogurt, muesli and home baking. - Pounamu Room - Blue Spur Farmstay - Hokitika
Guest bathroom. - Pounamu Room - Blue Spur Farmstay - Hokitika
Pounamu Room - Blue Spur Farmstay - Hokitika
Sunrise from Pounamu Room. - Pounamu Room - Blue Spur Farmstay - Hokitika
Guest fire pit area. - Pounamu Room - Blue Spur Farmstay - Hokitika
The camp kitchen. Available if no campers are staying. - Pounamu Room - Blue Spur Farmstay - Hokitika
Pounamu Room - Blue Spur Farmstay - Hokitika
View of the Southern Alps. - Pounamu Room - Blue Spur Farmstay - Hokitika
Feel free to enjoy the large gardens. - Pounamu Room - Blue Spur Farmstay - Hokitika
Stay on a farm! Blue Spur Eco Farmstay Hokitika. Sustainable eco-friendly farmstay in Hokitika, New Zealand.
2 Guests · 1 Bedroom · 1.5 Bathrooms · Barn/Farmhouse · 16 Sqmt
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Experience an off-grid eco home, totally solar powered!. We are 5mins drive to the beach + 10min from the town centre. Meet the many farm animals, relax and take in the views of the farm & bush. A friendly, real farm experience. Funky luxury, quirky, cosy and comfortable.

ROOM: * This is a private room suitable for a single traveller or a couple.
There is one queen size bed. In peak season the bathroom and separate toilet may be shared with other guests. (Doesn't happen often)
* No guest kitchen.
* It is a large bedroom with views of the manuka bush. Gorgeous green styling hence the pounamu name.

If you want an interesting room on a farm where quiet and privacy are valued, this could be the place. No other houses are visible from ours yet we are only 10mins from the town. We run an authentic NZ farmstay where you can get up close to all the animals.

WHAT'S INCLUDED IN YOUR STAY

* Meet the animals
* Tea, plunger coffee.
* Plenty of helpful tips and advice about activities and where to eat out
* Comfortable queen sized bed.
* Free wifi.
* Private bathroom with shower; bath.( May be shared in peak tourist times) Fresh towels.
* Plenty of reading material about the West Coast
* A warm, relaxing and friendly environment
* Great memories

EXTRAS ON REQUEST
* Add in a light breakfast of homemade muesli, yogurt and fruit. Include this option when you book.
* Outdoor fire can be set for you
* Small amounts of laundry can done by me (for 2 night stays or more)
* Help planning the rest of your trip
* The kitchen is not available.
* Vegan home baking - just let us know in advance.

WORRIED ABOUT YOUR CARBON FOOTPRINT? For every booking made with us, $10 goes towards a native NZ tree that we plant here on the property for you, to help reestablish the area of forest that was destroyed by a cyclone in 2018. That tree will offset some of your carbon footprint created by travelling here.

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. You will need a car to make the most of our place.
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.

IMPORTANT - WE ARE AN ECO-FRIENDLY HOME
** Our house is completely off-grid. All our power comes from a solar panel array. All our water is rainwater collected from the roof. Many of the features in the house are from building recyclers. If you need microwaves, hairdryers and A/C etc, sorry we are not the place for you.

GUEST ACCESS: Guests have access to their own private bedroom with sitting space and bathroom. There is also a separate guest lounge area. At peak tourist times you may have to share the bathroom, this is not common though.
You are free to wander the farm to see the animals.
For safety reasons the power shed is off limits to guests.
I honor your privacy and will not enter your room during your stay.
**The kitchen is not available to guests. There are some excellent restaurants in Hokitika.

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.
We are LGBTQ friendly!

ACTIVITIES: Hokitika is the perfect place to base yourself while exploring the West Coast. All the best attractions are only a short drive away. See our Guides for more activities.

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.

TRANSPORT: A car is a must to make the most of sightseeing.
There is a local taxi service.
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.
Much of our cooking is done 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.

MAKE SURE YOU HAVE READ THE CANCELLATION POLICY. THE POLICY WILL APPLY TO ALL CANCELLATIONS INCLUDING COVID RELATED ISSUES.

**Make yourself at home - we look forward to meeting you!**

What this place offers

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Nearby activities

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Suitability

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Child friendly
Children's books and toys
Crib/Pack 'n Play
High chair
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Events allowed
Need an event space? Contact us to discuss.
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No smoking allowed
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Parking Included
Ample free parking.

Meet The Host

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 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. 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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Scenic views

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Location

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Getting around

A car is a must to make the most of sightseeing. There is a local taxi service. 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.
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Policies and Rules

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Check In: 3PM - 10PM
Let us know your arrival time the day before to be sure we are here to welcome you.
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Check Out: 10AM
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No pets
Sorry, no pets as we have free range animals.
Minimum age limit for renters: 18
Maximum occupancy: 2
One queen bed. Able to sleep a couple or solo traveller.
House Rules
PLEASE TAKE THE TIME TO READ THE FULL LISTING DESCRIPTION. -

FOLLOW OUR DRIVING INSTRUCTIONS SO YOU DON'T GET LOST - don't rely on GPS.
Children MUST be supervised at all times as this is a working farm with hazards. We provide lots of toys etc for children, please put them all away in the correct boxes for others to enjoy.
**No guest kitchen available**
Message us your arrival time 24hrs before.
If there is anything that you are not happy about, please let us know straight away so we can make your stay better.
Smoking is permitted outside only.
No shoes on inside.
You must close all gates you go through when visiting the animals.
For safety reasons, the power shed is out of bounds to guests.
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Payment Policy
We accept credit card payments online. Secure payments via Stripe.
Cancellation Policy
Due to the nature of the vacation rental business, we cannot accept cancellations occurring later than 30 days to the arrival date. Once dates are taken off the market, they become unavailable to other renters.
With owner approval, guest may find a replacement renter or gift their dates (not future dates) to someone else. Guest MUST cancel the original reservation before owner will assist in trying to rebook the dates. Owner is under no obligation to find a replacement renter.
You will forfeit all sums paid unless we are able to re-rent the property, in which case we will refund an amount equal to any subsequent rental less a $30 handling fee. If a cancellation occurs prior to 30 days to arrival, full refund will be issued less a $30 handling fee.

*For a 100% refund of accommodation fees (minus credit card fees), cancellation must be made 30 full days prior to listing’s local check in time (or 3:00 PM if not specified) on the day of check in.

*For a 50% refund of accommodation fees (minus credit card fees), cancellation must be made 14 full days prior to listing's local check in time (or 3pm if not specified) on the day of check in. No refund if guest cancels within 7 days.

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

*All cancellations have a $30 processing fee.

Trip Cancellation/Interruption Insurance
* It is highly recommended guest purchase trip cancellation/interruption insurance in case of family emergencies/bad weather delays, flight/rental car cancellations, job loss, snow/ice, Covid-19 bans/restrictions, etc.

We encourage all guests to purchase traveler insurance through a private company. It is Guest’s responsibility to obtain and know their own coverage options.
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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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Pounamu Room - Blue Spur Farmstay - Hokitika is a Barn/Farmhouse located in Hokitika, West Coast, New Zealand. This Barn/Farmhouse is available for short term lodging and accommodates 2 guests
Pounamu Room - Blue Spur Farmstay - Hokitika has 1 bedroom, 1.5 bathrooms and was listed on Houfy on Mar 2022

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