The beautiful Aotea homestead was built in 1914 and has recently been lovingly restored. It is set on an 1800 acre working farm, farming sheep, beef and Manuka honey. It is located 25 minutes east of the Martinborough wine village and is only 16 km from the Pahaoa Coast, which offers great fishing at the river mouth.
The guest wing consists of :-
Kitchen; 2 Lounges; 3 Bedrooms; Bedroom 1, with ensuite, double bed, single bed; Bedroom 2 – (large dorm room) king bed & 3 singles beds; Bedroom 3 double bed; Fold out double sofa bed in the lounge and pop up bed available, sleeps 13.
Guests are free to make use of the lawn tennis court, playhouse and great sandpit for the children or enjoy a walk on the farm. The river is nice and close, complete with a lovely swimming hole. There is also seasonal fruit available, often animals to feed in spring and our water is sourced from a natural spring.
This is the perfect place for a vacations, family reunions, corporate events or just to relax and recharge the batteries.
Your hosts Karen & Clayton Hartnell live on site and are there to help and support you if needed.
We also offer guided hunts for both wild pigs and deer. Please enquire for more details.
We also have Aotea Cottage which sleep 5. Please see our other listing.
Extras: Cleaning (Optional, NZ $50.00 per stay); Linen (included).