Tranquil farm & garden cottage near Kerikeri.


Entire cottage hosted by Ken & Viv

4 guests, 1 bedroom, 2 beds, 1 bathroom
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Located in country close to Kerikeri, in park-like gardens within a small cattle & sheep farm. The cottage is well set up for two people but can accommodate four using the pull out sofa in the living area and using the bathroom through the bedroom. Separate bedroom, bathroom, kitchen, coffee maker, Wifi, TV. Well located for guests to experience the best of the Bay of Islands. Garden/farm walk by arrangement. Continental/cooked breakfast ingredients available for guests to prepare themselves.

The space
The cottage is private, has its own decking with rural and garden views, and has its own entrance. It is set on a 12 acre small farm and extensive gardens. You will share the garden with an array of birdlife and if you're lucky you may see or hear a kiwi. 5 minutes to Opito bay for a swim. We provide the basics for a comfortable stay with a microwave oven, electric fry pan, (no hob or oven), espresso coffee machine, small fridge and USB mains charging port. Safe private parking available.

What this place offers

Free parking on premises
Patio or balcony
Luggage drop-off allowed
Hair dryer
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm


Well-lit path to entrance
Wide entrance for guests
Disabled parking spot

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4.95 out of 5 stars from 85 reviews


Where you’ll be

Kerikeri, Northland, New Zealand

- Very safe, private property on private road where birdsong dominates sounds
- 12 minute drive to Kerikeri shops, stone store and restaurants like the Plough & Feather by the Stone Store
- Five minute drive to Opito Bay with a boat launching ramp, bush walks and a safe swimming beach.
- A close walk to Aroha Island which is a NZ Department of Conservation Kiwi Sanctuary and also has bush walks and beaches.
- 10 minute drive to Kainui winery and brewery with summer weekend concerts featuring local artists
- 30 minute drive to Paihia & ferry to Russell
- 15 minute drive to Matauri Bay with the famous Rainbow Warrior dive site
- great day bus trip to Cape Reinga along 90 mile beach with sand dune body boarding

Hosted by Ken & Viv

  1. Joined in November 2012
  • 85 Reviews
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Semi retired couple running a small sheep and beef farm and extensive garden in Kerikeri. We have worked and travelled internationally and now love to fish, dive, and socialise in the beautiful Bay of Islands.


  • Viv

During your stay

We will meet you and show you the cottage. We want to give you your privacy but we are located close by so are happy to help if you need any assistance or if you require any advice on local attractions.

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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Check out: 11:00 am
Not suitable for infants (under 2 years)
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

Health & safety

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No carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

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