“Having the house meant that everything was so much more relaxed and easy…”
Tarureka Homestead is a beautiful, extensive, historic two-storey country house built in 1870, with wrap-around verandahs, seven double bedrooms and a large modern kitchen. It is set in four acres of gardens, including formal rose gardens, with historic trees, private glades, a wedding grove and large tennis lawn as well as croquet and petanque areas. There are barbecue facilities on the sunny deck for a Friday night get together or next-day brunch. The Homestead has been refurbished and is centrally heated. It sleeps 18 guests. (Look at the virtual tours page to see layout.)
Homestead pricing (2 nights, 3 days):
* January, February, March $3400
* April - December $2950
Tarureka Cottage, which sleeps 6 guests, is the perfect hideaway where the bride and her entourage can stay and get ready. Set in its own private garden with roses and doves, it is secluded from the rest of the wedding party. The cottage has a modern kitchen, large bathroom and 3 double bedrooms.
Tarureka Cottage pricing (2 night minimum): $420 per night
“The cottage was perfect for us all to get ready in our own private space”
“We appreciated having the space to all get together without feeling crammed into hotel rooms”
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1860s Wakefield Cottage is the perfect honeymoon cottage - private, but close by. Further quality homestay accommodation is available nearby in Featherston at Waite Cottage, Little Branches; Glass of Red Hideaways, Longwood, Benvenuto; Bellavilla, Whispering Winds, Featherston Motels and Camping; Wallace Cottage, Underhill Cottage, Plum Cottage and The Laurels Cottage. Accommodation in Greytown and Martinborough is 10 minutes away and we can help you arrange for buses to pick up and drop off your guests.
For further local accommodation look at the Holiday Houses and Air BnB sites.