Farmstay "Karetu Downs" Stunning Waipara Gorge

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  • 4 bedrooms
  • 1 bathrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • House

Bedrooms: 4

Bathrooms: 1

Sleeps: 8

Type: House

Farmstay "Karetu Downs" Stunning Waipara Gorge

Karetu Downs is situated approximately 63 km north of Christchurch and is a one hour drive from Christchurch airport. The property is Kiwi owned and farmed and has been in the Forrester family for over 100 years.The farm is 2000 hectares of some flat to rolling downs but mostly hill country land on which we graze sheep & beef cattle. The prominent feature is the hill country which rises to just on 3 thousand feet above sea level. A climb to the top of the farm through tussock tracks provides outstanding views over the countryside looking back to the Southern Alps, the east coast and on a clear day to the South the view of Christchurch and surrounding ...Read more

About the owner

Karen Forrester

  • Response rate 75%
  • Response time Within a week
  • Calendar updated 6 days ago
  • Overall rating
    4.8 / 5.0 based on 24 reviews

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Farmstay "Karetu Downs" Stunning Waipara Gorge
Hawarden, South Island, New Zealand

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Additional Location Information

We are 15 minutes from Waipara Valley vineyards and cafes. 10 minutes from Iron Ridge Quarry Sculpture Park and 20 minutes from the Weka Pass Railway steam trains.
• Amberley township is 20 minutes drive away with a good selection of shops and restaurants (including the well known Nor' Wester Cafe).
• Pegasus, Amberley and Hawarden Country golf clubs are all close at hand.
• Easy day trips to Whale Watching at Kaikoura and the Hamner Springs Thermal pools.
• Easy day trip to Mount Lyford ski field.

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City vacations, Mountain nearby, Rural retreats

Getting There

Nearest ferry port: Lyttleton, 66.98 miles
Nearest airport: Christchurch, 63.01 miles
Nearest train station: Christchurch, 63.01 miles
Car is essential

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