The SpaceNot just a bed for the night, we offer much more than that!! Our guided farm tours ($NZ25 per person) are very popular with visitors from around the world where you are driven in comfort around our 1000 acre farm. Malcolm is an experience tour guide, farmer and shepherd who has all the facts and figures you require as well as extensive knowledge of grass and topography. The tour includes a sheepdog demonstration and all you wanted to know about sheep , cattle, bull and breeding. Find out how NZ produces such top quality commodities on grass fed pastures.
The cottage is well insulated and comfortable to stay in all year round. We provide a few basics like milk, cooking oil , tea and coffee to help you out. *A breakfast hamper is available NZD$ 25 for two people $15 for a single breakfast hamper. All ingredients are locally sourced
We are happy to provide you with all your linen, towels, hand towels , face cloths and complimentary soaps.
There is a modern well equipped kitchen with a fan oven and microwave.
The cottage is well appointed with a modern Queen sized bed and electric blankets. the modern heat pump will keep you cosy and warm in winter and keep you cool in summer.
We are happy to help you out with further plans and ideas of places to visit while you stay in the Waikato region. We enjoy meeting people from all over the world and help to enhance their visit to New Zealand. Many people have no idea how many activities and experiences New Zealand can offer, especially in this area. Our farm is centrally located and with in easy driving distance of , Hobbiton, Waitomo Caves, Rotoura , Coromandel and Raglan beaches.
There are many the areas of natural beauty with walking trails and waterfalls. There is a short drive to the Nikau Limestone Cave and Cafe that has guided tours of their caves and a place to have a meal afterwards. The owners are local farmers who love to give visitors a more personal experience and have been running this successful venture for over 10 years, highly recommended.
Hamilton has an Internationally recognized garden complex that offers visitors a wide range of themed gardens to stroll through all year round
* Only one hour south of Auckland International Airport.
We are happy to provide transport over the farm to see our modern farm operating, stunning views, famous Limestone Bluffs and other local landmarks. We are pleased to be able to offer extensive parking areas for large R V vehicles and that there is very good internet access with our WiFi system.
We are only one hour south of Auckland airport and will provide accurate and helpful directions to find your way here. A car is essential.
*There is a non refundable deposit required to confirm your booking
*This is non smoking accommodation
* Cellphone coverage is excellent with local provider Vodafone Guest AccessAnderson Cottage is self contained and detached from the main house. Guests are welcome to become part of the farming business we run. They also have access to our tennis court, racquets and balls on request, as well as share in our extensive garden and farmland. Interaction with GuestsMy husband and I are here to help you with travel arrangements and to give our guests a heads up on what is to be experienced in the North and South Waikato region. We are experienced travelers through out NZ and are able to give you up to date information on attractions and activities available in our region and beyond. The NeighborhoodOur farm covers a huge 1000 acres of farmland with a variety of other topographical features including an ancient limestone bluff and many native and exotic tree plantations.
On our boundary is a Native Reserve, The Hakarimata Range, that has many hiking and walking trails for all abilities.
Our local town is Ngaruawahia. It has a small but well stocked supermarket, petrol stations and 6 ATM's. The Library is open 5 days a week with computers. There is the local Maori King's marae which is located on the banks of one of our major rivers, the Waikato River. In March there are maori canoes to be seen on the racing each other on the river. There is an annual celebration of the Maori Kin's coronation in August. Getting AroundAs we are in a rural area it is essential that you have your own car to travel to our farm. Hamilton Airport is 40 minutes south and Auckland International Airport is just over an hour away on the new Expressway Other Things to NoteWe are happy to show you around our 1000 acre farm and my husband Malcolm is a very experienced sheep and cattle farmer who loves driving our guests around our property and is happy to answer questions concerning any aspect of farming, forestry and animal husbandry.