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Private, peaceful rural location

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type farmhouse

Overview


Details
Property
farmhouse
Sleeps
5
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1

About the property

Farmstay, 1 Bedrooms, 1 Bathrooms, (Sleeps 5)

The Pouakai Cabin is only 20 minutes from New Plymouth located at the start of the Pouakai Track in Mt Taranaki National Park, nestled at the base of the Kamahi Forest which is classed as a Significant Natural Area

The private cabin has Beautiful views with bush surroundings, overlooking the Northern Taranaki Coastline. The lights of New Plymouth sparkle in the distance at night creating a magical atmosphere. Relax and unwind in this tranquil environment.

The open living plan has a Queen in the main area and up in the loft is another Queen and a single bed. Please note this is basically just a bunk bed. All linen and bedding is provided. There is a woodfire in the living area making the cabin lovely and cosy, Firewood is provided and accessible from inside with a large woodbin, No need to go out in the cold! The kitchenette has the basics for cooking as well as crockery and cutlery. There is also a BBQ installed on the front deck for those warmer summer nights.

The cabin features a large cedar hot tub in the wet room area which looks out on open pasture and panoramic views of New Plymouth in the distance.

The Mangorei Track is right at the gate for people who enjoy tramping/hiking. The walk to the top of the Pouakai's takes approximately 2 hours.

The Cabin is situated on a working farmlet where the owners enjoy all the facets of rural living including seasonal milking of a house cow, free range chooks, organic vegetable gardens and orchard as well as an alternative power supply for the property.

Just a 10 min drive away there is a beautiful golf course. The Westown club hires out clubs and Golf carts if required. There is also a beauty therapist in the same vicinity for people who enjoy a relaxing pamper.

The property is really easy to find. The address is 1878 Mangorei Road, New Plymouth. Once you are on Mangorei Road you just keep driving until the road end and the walking track starts. You will see the sign on the right hand side for Pouakai Cabins.

Special conditions:

Smoking allowed outside only. Occasionally there will be pedigree Dexter cattle in the pasture in front of the cabin. It is a working farmlet so small children will need to be supervised. Animal viewing can be arranged (Chooks, cows etc).

Extras: Linen (included); NOTE: Under Kiwi bach tradition you are expected to: Clean the house and do the dishes before you leave;

More Details

Property Manager
Bookabach
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Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Manager indicates their response time is
Within 2 days
Calendar last updated:
19 January, 2017

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(112 traveller reviews)

Private, peaceful rural location
average rating of 4.785714 based on 112 reviews
5

Awesome stay, everything was so clean and the location was great!

  • 5 of 5

Awesome stay, everything was so clean and the location was great! Pity the weather wasn't playing its part!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: Bookabach
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5

Great batch run by a more than lovely couple.

  • 5 of 5

Great batch run by a more than lovely couple. You have to be prepared to wind down here and keep it simple. We loved it and will be back.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: Bookabach
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5

We had a wonderful relaxing stay at the Pouakai Cabin.

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful relaxing stay at the Pouakai Cabin.It was the perfect unwind at the end of our holidays.The hot-tub was fabulous and the morning birdsong was just wonderful. We recommend the Pouakai cabin to anybody wanting a great view and a bit of peace and quiet .

  • Review Submitted: Jan 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: Bookabach
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5

Beautiful location - felt very peaceful and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful location - felt very peaceful and comfortable

  • Review Submitted: Dec 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: Bookabach
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4

Peaceful location, loved the native birds.

  • 4 of 5

Peaceful location, loved the native birds.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: Bookabach
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4

Cool spot and a great get away, nice hot tub and good quality breakfast bits.

  • 4 of 5

Cool spot and a great get away, nice hot tub and good quality breakfast bits. Wifi would be good, but was also good not to have it....

  • Review Submitted: Dec 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday farmhouse in Egmont National Park, New Zealand

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
New Zealand Dollar
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer 2014
18 Jan 2017 - 3 Mar 2018
1 night minimum stay
A$157
From
A$157
 
Notes: Rate applies for up to 2 people. NZ$15.00/adult and NZ$10.00/child for extra occupants.   
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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse rental in Egmont National Park, New Zealand

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Refrigerator
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Loft - 1 large double bed , 1 child bed
    Master Suite - 1 large double bed
Entertainment:
  • Stereo
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • diving
  • ski
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis