Cosy fully self contained cottage with a touch of luxury Plenty of options to do on site or close by. Walk in the native bush to the water falls & great views of the peninsula. Close to town but far enough away for rest and relaxation.
The farm is on a 1,260 hectare sheep and cattle farm, 30 minutes drive north of Coromandel Town.
Cosy & fully Self Contained cottage with most of the comforts of home with an open plan kitchen, living and dining area. Macrocarpa lined walls in the living area, grown and milled from off the farm.
Living area flows out on to the deck so you can enjoy your morning coffee and breakfast, take in the fresh air and wait for the sun to come over the range and greet you.
Enjoy relaxing out on the sun soaked deck at the end of the day and take in the views of our farm. Keep cosy next to the fire in the evenings (wood Supplied)
Colville Farm Holidays / White Star Station is on a 1,260 hectare sheep and cattle farm. It is now operated by Karl and Tellic Evans, it has been run by the Evans family since 1864. We are the 7th generation. We love this farm and enjoy the opportunity to share it with you.
When it is warm enough for you swim In the creek 150m away, the hot days can be spent paddling in the shallows, building dams and spying fishlife eels and koura (fresh water cray fish) Further upstream swimmers can jump off the bank and swim in the 3m deep hole. More swimming can be done at the waterfalls too - 3 of them - lovely native bush to walk through.
Tramping choices on the farm range from 1 to 6 hours - through bush, grassland and up into the mountains for amazing views of the Pacific Ocean and Hauraki Gulf. (Detour to an old goldmine for closeups of glow worms too) Maps available
Onsite Guided Horse trekking is available (Bookings essential) Horse riding caters for all abilities, From 4 years old! - walk, trot or canter along the grassy flats, through creeks and paddocks of cattle then up into the foothills for the views on the way home - beach rides available too depending on the tide.
*2 minutes drive to Colville Bay tidal beach
*10minutes drive to all-tide swimming at Waitete Bay and boat ramp and fishing charters (at Amodeo Bay)
*30 minutes drive to Coromandel Town
Colville General Store has most supplies including bait, ice, alcohol petrol and diesel Colville General Store MAY BE CLOSED BY 5PM
Thames has a big Pak n save, Coromandel Has a Four Square
Buy your fresh local sea food from the Coromandel Oyster Co in Coromandel town on the way past.
Colville Community Health Centre provides an onsite Doctor and Nurse
500m to Mahamudra Buddhist Retreat
Art & Craft shops Himalaya Store for clothes & jewellery open during summer months
Cafes - The Hereford 'n' a Pickle where local meat, produce, baking and condiments are sold)
Real coffee available at the Hereford n a Pickle farm store or Colville Cafe
Post Office, Tennis courts
*1 hr 10mins to Coromandel Walkway (Port Jackson)
*25mins to Driving Creek Railway
1hr 45 mins to Hot Water Beach
*3hrs to Auckland Hamilton & Tauranga
Общение с гостями
I will not normally come and see you unless you need me please feel free to come to the office or contact me if I'm not at the office. As I am quite often busy with family, Farm and BEEs.
We live on site in the main house where the office is so i am able to help you out with any questions that you may have. The blue folder in the house has a lot of information in about the farm and surrounding areas
Please leave the place as you found it Washing and Drying your dishes is
NOT included in the cleaning fee. Put your rubbish and recycling in the bins provided in the car port.
Другие важные подробности
If arriving after 5pm get your food before you come. We have many activities's to do on site and close by we have our own glow worms in a old gold mine cave, you can go horse trekking, chose from many on site bush walks some with water falls or go to the summit of the White Star range. It takes you 381m above sea level and on a clear day you can see the SKY Tower in Auckland also don't forget your camera and take in the 360 degree view once on top of the range. If you have brought your motorbikes or 4WDs you can explore most of the tracks as well
If fishing is more your thing go off the rocks along the coast towards Port Jackson Or bring your own boat and launch at Amodeo Bay.
Guided on Farm Horse Trek no experience required
Maps available showing easy walks to hikes
Manuka Honey MG100+ From off the farm available at the office and Bush Blend Honey
Activities on the farm include horse trekking, swimming in the pool in the creek, bush walks to waterfalls and range-top walks with the opportunity to see glow worms too.
FREE WiFi access is available.
Children Aged 5 and under stay for FREE
If bringing a pet with you we charge $10 per pet per stay. Please pay this when you arrive. we don't have eftpos.
All beds are made up including towels. Complementary tea, coffee, sugar
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