Ripples Retreat - Serene, private and recharging!


шале целиком, хозяин: Trudy

5 гостей, 1 спальня, 3 кровати, 1 ванная
Жилье целиком
Шале полностью в вашем распоряжении.
Расширенная уборка
Хозяин следует расширенному протоколу уборки.
Самостоятельное прибытие
Легкое самостоятельное прибытие с помощью мини-сейфа.
Trudy — суперхозяин.
Суперхозяева — опытные хозяева с отличными отзывами, которые делают всё для комфорта гостей.
Ripples is nestled in a secluded spot immersed in nature with luxury/serenity and style. It enfolds you in the natural beauty of rolling hills, the song of stream water lapping over stones, and gives you the perfect chance to recharge in comfort – and you're the only chalet!

Once you reach Ripples you won't want to leave but for those who crave adventure it's a perfect home base to explore the many nearby scenic walks, great food options and it's close to the Waitomo Caves tourist attractions.

Ripples is an extension of a 3rd generation sheep and beef farm situated in the Heart of the Mangaotaki Valley, 45 minutes south of Waitomo off State Highway 3. The chalet opened in June 2020, sits on the side of the Mangaotaki stream where Gandolfs caravan was sited for the filming on the Hobbit in 2011.

It's completely private with only the sounds of the rippling stream, native birds and distant farm dogs working sheep with the farmer.

Stunning farmland views
Double shower
Complimentary salad garden
Outdoor bath gas hot water
Outdoor caravan socket
Designed for winter sun and summer cool
Easy access
Direct river access (walking only). For their safety we only accept children over the age of 7 and/or those that don't pose a risk around water.

Ripples has three beds. A four poster king bed in the main room and a double-bunk bed with single on top in a separate shut away alcove. The single top bunk is accessed with climbing rocks and requires nimbleness, they are fun but little hard on the feet. There is a large single squab window seat with an amazing view for you to snuggle up and read a book or for an afternoon nap.

From hairdryers to ironing boards, Ripples has it all including a full kitchen. An outdoor BBQ and deck chairs that can be carried to the water's edge if you wish. There is “two bar” cellphone reception on the Spark and Skinny networks (Vodafone would require a short drive to higher ground). There is enough reception on the front deck to send and receive calls and plan your next day's adventures. Fitting in with a digital detox theme, there is no TV or WiFi so you can relax and enjoy.

Где вы будете спать

Спальня 1
1 двуспальная кровать, 1 односпальная кровать
Зоны общего пользования
1 кровать King Size

Какие удобства вас ждут

Бесплатная парковка на территории
Джакузи: с частным доступом
Внутренний дворик или балкон
с частным доступом задний двор
Можно оставить багаж


Как попасть внутрь

Освещенная дорожка к дверям
Широкий вход для гостей


Вход в комнату без ступенек
Широкий вход

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Где вы будете

Piopio, Уаикато, Новая Зеландия

Waitomo caves & village 45 minute drive away
Whether you’re seeking adventure experiences or a gentle cave tour Waitomo Caves is one of the must-see natural attractions in the North Island of New Zealand.

Fat Pigeon café 15 minute drive away
The Fat Pigeon is an award winning cafe brilliantly located next to Kara Park at the north end of Piopio. They offer a wide range of freshly made café fare, take away gourmet meals and fresh coffee.

The Night Owl Restaurant and Bar 15min drive away
Open Thursday through Sunday Nights the Night Owl offers yummy season food in a quirky atmosphere with indoor and outdoor eating and ambient fires.

Piopio Berry Orchard, 20 minute drive
Just North of Piopio, The Piopio Berry Orchard have best strawberries in New Zealand! They offer delicious, decadent strawberries, raspberries and blueberries. Enjoy them fresh, frozen or blended in real fruit ice creams, frozen yogurt or smoothies. Excellent coffee is also on offer. Open Labour weekend till Easter.

Hairy Feet Tour, Less than 1 km away
This Trip Advisor 5-star attraction is a must-do for all Tolkien Movie buffs. The film location of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. Visit the Hairy feet website.

From your front door and 10-40 minutes away
The Mangaotaki and Awakino are beautiful rivers to fish, flowing through some spectacular limestone country between high cliffs with an extensive length of easily accessible fishing water, well-suited to all fishing methods.

Waitanguru falls, 5 minute drive away
View beautiful falls surrounded by native trees and foliage. Easy parking and a picnic area at the roadside.

Mangaotaki bush walk, 5 minute drive away
This is an easy 30-minute walk on a track through picturesque native bush with many fine specimen trees, over 40 of which are named.

Scenic Drives
One of the best ways to explore the Waitomo area is to take a scenic drive with a picnic ready to stop at one of the many beautiful spots along the way. Visit the Piopio website for recommended routes.

Whakapapa Ski Field is a 2hr drive from Ripples and is a very easy day trip. Have a great day skiing, leave the mountain at 4.30pm, pick up a take away meal from the Night Owl in Piopio and come back to Ripples for a relaxing soak in the outdoor bath.

Timber Trail Bike ride.
Just over an hour from Ripples. Cars can be left at the Ongarure end of the trail, shuttles can take you and your bikes to the either the middle, Piropiro 45km ride or for the start Pureora, an epic 85km ride. Visit the Timber trail website for more info.

We have a detailed map in Ripples showcasing how to best enjoy our beautiful location.

Хозяин: Trudy

Вступление в сообщество: январь 2018 г.
  • 20 отзывов
  • Суперхозяин
We are so excited to have you stay at Ripples! Together as a family we have planned and built Ripples for your ultimate enjoyment and to bring couples and whanau together. Do as much or as little as you like but once you reach here you won't want to leave.
We are so excited to have you stay at Ripples! Together as a family we have planned and built Ripples for your ultimate enjoyment and to bring couples and whanau together. Do as mu…

Во время проживания

We have designed Ripples to be exclusively for you. Come and go as you please. We are just up the road but won't be disturbing you unless you need us.

Once you have booked Ripples you will be sent a confirmation with your booking, a lock box code plus more information about how to get to us.
We have designed Ripples to be exclusively for you. Come and go as you please. We are just up the road but won't be disturbing you unless you need us.

Once you have boo…

Trudy — суперхозяин

Суперхозяин — это опытный хозяин с высокими оценками, который делает всё для комфорта гостей.
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Прибытие: После 14:00
Выезд: 10:00
Самостоятельное прибытие (Мини-сейф)
Не подходит для младенцев (младше 2 лет)
Курение запрещено
Нельзя с питомцами
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