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Farmstay "Karetu Downs" Stunning Waipara Gorge

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    Barney and the sheep
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    Karetu Downs Cottage
    View form the hills at Karetu Downs
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    Property description
    Hawarden
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    Rental Home – 
    4 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 8
    Karetu Downs is situated approximately 63 km north of Christchurch and is a one hour drive from Christchurch airport. The property is Kiwi owned and farmed and has been in the Forrester family for over 100 years.The farm is 2000 hectares of some flat to rolling downs but mostly hill country land on which we graze sheep & beef cattle. The prominent feature is the hill country which rises to just on 3 thousand feet above sea level. A climb to the top of the farm through tussock tracks provides outstanding views over the countryside looking back to the Southern Alps, the east coast and on a clear day to the South the view of Christchurch and surrounding areas is breath taking. The farm offers over 20 kilometres of back country tracks for you to enjoy at your leisure. 4WD tours available.... more
  • Amenities & details
    • Alarm Clock
    • Balcony
    • Books
    • Dishwasher
    • DVD Player
    • Fireplace
    • Freezer
    • Garage
    • Garden or Yard
    • Housekeeping Optional
    • Internet Access
    • Linens Provided
    • Local Guides/Maps
    • Microwave
    • Mountain Views
    • Outdoor Dining Area
    • Paper Towels Provided
    • Parking
    • Porch
    • Refrigerator
    • Safe
    • Satellite TV
    • Stereo System
    • Stove
    • Telephone
    • Toaster
    • Towels Provided
    • VCR
    • Washer
    • Water Views
    Suitability
    • Wheelchair Access:
      No
    • Elder Access:
      Yes
    • Pets Allowed:
      Yes
    • Smoking Allowed:
      No
    • Suitable for Children:
      Yes
    Listing #FK404642 by: FlipKey
  • Rates

    Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

      Begins Ends Min stay Per night Per week Per month
    Default - - 1 night
    $115
    $130
    $802
    $910
    $3,896
    $4,420
    Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
    Fees
    • Damage deposit: $88 / stay - Deposit
    • Cleaning fee: $31 / stay - Cleaning Fee
    Additional Rate and Availability Information
    We charge 15% GST on all bookings
    Cleaning charge $35.00. Nil cleaning fee applies if house cleaned prior to departure from Karetu Cottage.
    $15 extra per person, $12 extra child under 5 years free
  • Property location
    Restaurants
    Things to Do
    Additional Location Information
    We are 15 minutes from Waipara Valley vineyards and cafes. 10 minutes from Iron Ridge Quarry Sculpture Park and 20 minutes from the Weka Pass Railway steam trains.
    • Amberley township is 20 minutes drive away with a good selection of shops and restaurants (including the well known Nor' Wester Cafe).
    • Pegasus, Amberley and Hawarden Country golf clubs are all close at hand.
    • Easy day trips to Whale Watching at Kaikoura and the Hamner Springs Thermal pools.
    • Easy day trip to Mount Lyford ski field.
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A FlipKey verified reviewer
Christchurch
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014 for a stay in March 2014

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A FlipKey verified reviewer
Wellington
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013 for a stay in October 2013

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Management response:

Thank you Barbara and Nick. Bruce and I enjoyed meeting you both and were pleased you enjoyed staying with us. Congratulations to Nick selling his sculpture at Art in a... more

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A FlipKey verified reviewer
Christchurch
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013 for a stay in September 2013

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Management response:

Thank you Tracey and Martin for the lovely review. Many thanks for sending though the super photos of martin and the kids riding the horses on Karetu and I especially... more

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Owner
Karen Forrester
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Listed since : Jun 2012
Calendar Updated: 102 days ago
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