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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
2 nights minimum
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Rural Bliss. Private rural self-catering cottage accommodation in the heart of Hautere right here on Te Rauparaha's Coast. Experience a simpler way of life: picnic, swim, fish, tramp in the Tararua foothills & absorb the rich history of the Gorge. Light, fresh & quirky, the cottage offers a traveller's respite, a romantic interlude, or an opportunity to taste the local produce, oils, breads & wine. Borrow the bikes or walk the riverside trail to the beach where the Felixstowe and City of Auckland were shipwrecked in 1878; search for treasure at heaps of Otaki Geocache locations; join a scrumptious cooking class with Ruth Pretty or visit her kitchen shop - whatever your choice, the Totara Grove is a little bit of peace and quiet away from the urban bustle. Set among mature trees on ...Rural Bliss. Private rural self-catering cottage accommodation in the heart of Hautere right here on Te Rauparaha's Coast. Experience a simpler way of life: picnic, swim, fish, tramp in the Tararua foothills & absorb the rich history of the Gorge. Light, fresh & quirky, the cottage offers a traveller's respite, a romantic interlude, or an opportunity to taste the local produce, oils, breads & wine. Borrow the bikes or walk the riverside trail to the beach where the Felixstowe and City of Auckland were shipwrecked in 1878; search for treasure at heaps of Otaki Geocache locations; join a scrumptious cooking class with Ruth Pretty or visit her kitchen shop - whatever your choice, the Totara Grove is a little bit of peace and quiet away from the urban bustle. Set among mature trees on a small farmlet, the cottage has its own private deck & lawn with a brazier & outdoor table, chairs & hammock. Sheep & cattle graze up to the surrounding fences. The paddocks & trees are home to pukeko, ducks, rabbits, kereru, kotare, tui, fantails, & rosellas. The Cottage has a fully self-catering kitchen with oven & fridge, Laundry, with Double Bed & a Single mattress on the Mezzanine. Guests from Canada said: 'This place is a little bit of paradise. We found Totara Grove to be very quiet, well off the beaten track with great, rustic charm.' A perfect place to relax... French Doors open to private sunny lawn Nestled in mature trees and surrounded by paddocks. Tui, Fantail and Silvereye. Close access to Otaki Forks & River. Borrow the bikes to explore or take the golf clubs for a swing. Special conditions: Cooking: In consideration of future guests we respectfully request that you do not cook curries, shellfish or other smelly or greasy foods. We reserve the right to charge you for extra cleaning and any loss of income due to the cottage being unoccupied. Smoking: Allowed outside only. Damages/Loss: Any damage/loss caused by you could result in costs of repair (and any insurance excess) being charged. More
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The Totara G
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:November 2016
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
Suitable For Children Under 5
Fishing Nearby
Refrigerator
Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Stereo System
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
City Getaway
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Wi-Fi
Internet Access
Kettle
Toaster
Deck
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Would you recommend this vacation rental for someone who wants to stay near the river?YesNoUnsure
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