The SpaceYou will have your own entrance, with off street parking right beside the unit for your convenience. Guest AccessThe unit has it's own lounge room with a lounge suite and a rocking chair. There are 2 separate bedrooms - 1 bedroom with a queen bed, & 1 bedroom with 2 single beds. You will have access to a fully fenced garden court yard with an outdoor table & chairs & umbrella. (Children friendly) Interaction with GuestsWe are happy to help where needed and offer advise about the area.
We are also happy to leave you alone for you to enjoy your well earned holiday/stay with minimal interaction.
However, we can enlighten you on the attractions in the area including 'Hamilton's famous Gardens' (free entry), Hamilton Lake & Playground' (free entry), 'Hamilton Zoo' , 'Hamilton's Best High-Tea' , Hamilton's Farmers Market'(free entry), Night Market (free entry), Gordonton Market (free entry), Hamilton's Chipmunks Playground, Best Sushi in Hamilton & many of the wonderful free River cycleways & awesome walking tracks in the area. The NeighborhoodWe live in a safe community. We live a short stroll (approx 500 metres) from 'Rototuna Shopping Centre' and we live 6 minutes by car from 'Westfield' shopping Centre - Chartwell. We are approx 7kms from Hamilton's Central - Victoria Street. The 'Waikato River' flows through Hamilton making it a popular town - we have a beautiful lake with walking track and picnic areas - and the famous 'Hamilton Gardens' . If you have a car..... Hamilton is 1.5 hours by car from Auckland City, 1.5 hours by car from Tauranga/The Mount, 1.5 hours by car from Rotorua. We are 1 hour by car from Matamata the home of the famous Hobbiton (Middle-Earth) movie set tours. We have Raglan beach & Bridal Veil falls 45 minutes away by car. Getting AroundWe are on the bus route & in walking distance from restaurants & shops & food supermarkets & a medical centre. We have 2 bicycles & helmets that you can use for free to enjoy the cycle paths in the area. Also many of our guests have either their own car or a rental car to make Hamilton their base and do day trips. Hamilton is a central point to the many attractions in the outer areas - there's places to go for day trips - your choice North, South, East or West. Other Things to NoteWe are a short stroll down the road (approx 500 metres) from a comprehensive Rototuna shopping Area, with 14 different restaurants/cafes, 2 large supermarkets, and many other interesting shops.
We are on the bus route. We have 2 bicycles available for your use to enjoy the many cycle trails around the Waikato Area including the very popular ' River Cycle paths'
We have family pets onsite - but they need no interaction by our guests. Our pet dogs will announce your arrival. We also have 6 hens that supply us with fresh eggs.
We have hosted many overseas guests over the years who return time & time again to stay while different events are on in Hamilton - including 'Balloons over Waikato' , 'Fieldays at Mystery Creek' and Hamilton Shows.
We love being hosts and also love to travel overseas and throughout NZ. We have traveled to Japan, Taiwan, China, India, Australia, Hong Kong, America, parts of Europe, London, Ireland.
We love doing cycling/ walking/tramping adventures within our own beautiful country of NZ - we have done the 'Otago Rail (Bicycle) Trail' (Otago - 152 kms)' , 'Alps to Ocean (Bicycle) Trail' (Mt Cook to Oamaru - 312 kms)' , 'Motu (Bicycle) Trail', Timber Cycle Trail, 'Abel Tasman Tramp', 'Banks Peninsula Walking Track' (Akaroa - 35 kms)
Our Motto is 'Life is short - so enjoy it'