Peaceful Cottage

  • 1 bedroom
  • 1 bathroom


Our fully self contained cottage will suit the weary traveller or the outdoor enthusiast alike. The cottage is situated on an 8 acre lifestyle block in the beautiful Kauaeranga Valley, just 10 minutes drive from Thames township. The cottage has everything you need to unwind with its own kitchen, dining, bathroom and washing facilities, and a queen sized bed. There is also a fold down sofa bed if needed for kids or others if needed. Guest AccessGuests have exclusive access to the Ashby families' 8 acre orchard and farm. From the Cottage doorstep you can wander Ross and Meredith's farm with fruit trees and bush walks and a small stream. A five minute walk from the cottage will take you to some sweeping views of the valley. Due to our rural location there is no cell phone reception in the cottage. Cell coverage is available a few meters outside the cottage though, for any urgent calls. Interaction with GuestsRoss, Meredith and their two young boys are available if you need information about Thames or the Coromandel Peninsula. Before settling in Thames, Ross and Meredith travelled in Europe and North America and are more than happy to help with any travel questions. Alternatively if you want to relax and unwind with no interruptions then your privacy will be respected. Their home and wool shed is also on the property, located 10 meters from the cottage. The NeighbourhoodYou'll be woken to the sound of Tui and Bellbirds to set you up for a weekend of exploring the beautiful Kauaeranga Valley walking tracks, swimming holes, cycling or just chilling and wandering the orchard and farm out the front door. Alternatively just relaxing with a book and a glass of wine and soak up the peace and quiet. A quick drive will take you to the historic Thames township, where you can visit the Saturday markets; explore the mining and historic wharfing buildings or driving further up the stunning coastline. There is a number of world class bush and river walks, swimming, cycling trails cafes, pubs, restaurants, cinema and shops within 10 minutes of the Cottage and Thames township. Getting AroundThe Kauaeranga Valley brings you out into the Thames township, and the Cottage is about 10 minutes drive by car up Kauaeranga Valley Road. Thames is situated at the base of the Coromandel Peninsula and is and ideal base for exploring the beaches and the bush. Thames is about 1. 5 hours drive from the cities of Auckland, Tauranga and Hamilton with fairly regular bus routes. Ross and Meredith are happy to arrange transport from Thames to the cottage if needed and you let us know in advance. There is ample parking directly outside the cottage


  • Internet
  • Parking
  • TV
  • Laundry


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