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we open our big barn door at "housewithnonails" and immediately immerse you in the homely feel we have created.
parquet wood floors, lovingly crafted beamework, lime plastered walls, leather suits, with sheepskin rugs beneath feet and wool throws at hand.
7 king size beds, 3x single over three floors up into the loft space looking out over the countryside.
housewithnonails has a story!!!
this is a totally hand hewn barn crafted from local trees, showcasing traditional joinery etched with only a mallet and chisel.
a copper sink from the cowshed, a chestnut dresser full of clay pottery, an old tatara fencepost mantel over the stone inglenook fireplace.
Cast your eye through the Barn out over the lush green fields and into the spectacular ancient Kaimai Mamaku State forest mountain range.
Hidden under its presence amongst the pastoral farmland is one of 22 Great rides Haurakirailtrail, wheeling you on a leisurely family nature ride.
Drop into the converted dairy factory cafe at Cafe 77 in the tiny historic village of Mamaku and transverse the state of the art rock climbing venue hidden within.
Onwards to enjoy a slow luncheon at the Old Forge Kitchen set under Mount Te aroha offering authentic " paddock to plate" cuisine on the trail.
Onwards still further and Paddle your way up the Waihou river with Adventure Te Aroha , a self guided Kayak and stand up paddle Board our of the region by waterway.
Throw a dart whilst eating fish n chips in the old Palace Hotel, a historic treasure old watering hole, with its Grand tavern Balcony.
These iconic buildings of once an Edwardian spa town sets the stage for the premiere movie THE GONE, featuring Mount Te Aroha as Mt Affinity in a new Irish New Zealand film.
Climb Mount Te Aroha 5 hour return trip and and discover spectaular views as sen in the movie, including walking through the Wairongomai Valley 1880s gold history.
A great 5 day cycle track ride continues haurakirailtrail along a historic railway line between Thames Waihi Te Aroha and Matamata,
197 kms through fertile Waikato dairy plains.
Soak in rare warm natural mineral waters at the foothills of New Zealands original spa town .
being individually body wrapped and massaged with beauty treatments beside.
feel pampered, relaxed refreshed!!!!
Our hidden local knowledge gem is at Opal Hot springs, after climbing North islands tallest ancient waterfall bushwalk called Wairere falls.
Soak in the historic Ramaroa pool- an outdoor mineral ( 40C ) geothermal river surrounded by Bamboo all to your private selves. a real gem!!!!
Return to the housewithnonails and let us transport you into a rustic dining experience under the stars.
we light up the asador fireplace and let the wood become a hot ash.
Lowering New Zealand grassfed tomahawk steaks onto the heat, we cook on fire!!!
Dining under the old beamwork on rustic boards with chimichurri sauce made fresh from the raised kitchen beds, by candlelight.
The firepits are stoked and blankets offered to wrap up warm and sip spicey mulled wine poached in the crock pot for ambience.
Groups are welcome to use this magic space for their private occasions within a hand hewn Barn countryside aesthetic.
For those who need a little provincial boutique shopping Peroa offers the " antique capitol of New Zealand", whilst Tirau offers Nottinghills Interior design trail.
Guests love " Over the Moon" cheese adventure at Putaruru from locally sourced goat, sheep, cow and even Buffalo milk.
Transported into a walk to the Blue Spring along the Waihou Walkway , to find trout swimming in the crystal clear waters, filtered over a 100 years is stunning.
so much to do and not enough time, this is the local attractions.
Eco Sanctuary Mountain Maungatautari a hidden world of wetland, old growth Forests and native birdlife, an ancient forest sanctuary for endangered species.
Lunch in Cambridge for its charming cafes, gourmet food and galleries before a wider afield toursim look at the area at the world renown Hamilton Gardens.
Thats before you plunge into a Hobbit world of lush shire pastures
being guided through the Hobbiton Movie set,
said to be the only " live " set because they hang hobbit clothes on Hobbit lines, and light Hobbit fireplaces, and tend the Hobbit Garden daily!!!!
if you can get in, do the Hobbit Banquet Feast at dusk, fit for a Hobbit, with tables heaving with Hobbit fare.
Still more !!!
Decide to stay at housewithnonails several days and use it as your base to explore geothermal geyserlands at Rotorua, white beaches at Tauranga
Our hidden gem is to tell our guests to do the evening glow worm kayak tour beginning at lake McLaren,
day turns to night up a canyon at its head, and marvel at millions of bright green glow worms clinging to the cliffs.
Another favourite local knowledge package we share with our guests came from another guest living on Te Anga Road, Waitomo.
Everyone loves the caves, a major attraction but did you know there are hidden natural wonders along the road,
including Mangapohue Natural bridge, Piripiri Cave and Maropkopa Falls and the beach. This is a raw New Zealand day trip at its very best!!!!
we could go on and on, suffice to say, come and stay,
using the Hand hewn Barn stay as your base and let us match your interests and passion for sight seeing central North Island New Zealand.
Blue skies with waving green fields and a waterfall cascading through the mountain range awaits you to be enjoyed.
Wind down and feel better just soaking in the country chic interior.
Jen and Dewi have been living here in Wardville district as long as they can remember and know the Waikato region like the back of their hand.
The name "housewithnonails" storytells their very unique crafted home where hand hewn tree nails fasten rustic beams.
A barn experience awaits you with complementary robes in rooms and bathroom accessories.
The private lawn opens up to sounds of nature and cows chewing their cud for you to soak in at your leisure.
All room rates are offered with a choice of a free continental breakfast , or an english cooked breakfast for $20
We want you to make the very most of the stunning scenery and activities Waikato has to give you,
including Hobbiton Movie Set, Kaimai National Park bush, rivers and waterfalls.
Our central North Island location is perfect for us to curate you 1-2-3 day itineraries to geyserlands, beaches and our best kept secrets.
We love to share this local knowledge so just ask for " Jen and Dewis ten best recommendations" .
"housewithnonails retreat is ready to utterly pamper you.
- DVD Library
- Broadband Internet Access
- Shared Bathroom Facilities
- Non-Smoking Rooms
- Guest Laundry
- Interconnecting Rooms
- WiFi Internet
- Fire Place
- In House Movies
- Iron/Ironing Board
- Non-Smoking Property
- Free WiFi
- Seasonal Kitchen Garden
- Free Parking
- Fresh linen supplied
- Children Play Area
Kingpost Room-Double room with shared bathroom - Standard Rate Book
Standard rates for this room
Middle Room- Double room with shared bathroom - Standard Rate Book
The middle room has a queen size bed and shared bathroom.
Sunny Room-Double room or twin with extra bed - Standard Rate Book
Standard rates for this room
Entire house - Enquiry Only Book
suitable for large group gatherings/ functions, small events, weddings, business retreat/conferences
subject to availability
contact housewithnonails to see if your specified dates are available
- 180 Degree Panoramic Sea View
- Room Service
- CD Player
- Linen provided
- 3 Queen Beds
- Large Balcony/Terrace
- Free In-House Movies
- Lounge Area
- One King Bedroom
- Rustic and Jungle Vibe Interior
- Ceiling Fans
- Washer and Dryer
- 2 King Beds
- 3 Single Beds
- Iron/Ironing board
- Laundry Facilities
- Daily Room Service
- Outdoor Setting
- Fresh Milk
- Bathrobes Provided
- 2 Queen Beds
- Fridge - Bar Fridge
- Sofa Bed
- Laundry Service
- Weekly Room Service
- DVD Player
- Shared Bathroom
- Broadband Internet Access
- Fridge - Fullsize
- King Bed
- Complimentary fruit basket
- Mini Fridge
- Electric Blanket
- Shared Bathroom Facilities
- Two Queen Bedrooms
- Wireless Internet
- Queen bed
- Fully equipped kitchen
- Complimentary toiletries
- Dining Setting
- 2nd bathroom
- Shower - separate
- Stove top
- Linen and Towels Provided
- Mountain View
- Fax Connection
- Tea/Coffee Making
- Contemporary Interior
Terms & Conditions
This is our home as well as a BnB
Check in between 4:00pm and 8:00pm. Outside these hours by prior arrangement only
Checkout by 10:00 am
No smoking inside. Smoking is permitted outside on the lawn.
Noise levels must be respectful of other guests andneighbours.
Parties are not permitted except by prior arrangement
Fires are allowed in the brazier until 10:00pm when theywill be totally extinguished.
Damage will be charged.
Bathrooms. There are2 shared bathrooms with copious towels. Use must be considerate of other guests.
Whole house rental means all available rooms arebooked. This is our home and the hostswill remain on site at all times.
Children are welcome. A crib and high chair are available.
Young children should be supervisedat all times as the upstairs is not fully child proofed.
Surrounding farmland is not part of the property and thefarmers dislike trespassers as it upsets the cows.
Use of kitchen is by prior arrangement.
Cancellations. At presentthere are no cancellation fees but as much notice as possible is appreciated.
Credit card details are required to secure and guarantee the reservation.
100 % percent deposit will be taken at the time of booking to secure and guarantee a room or whole Barn/ sole use reservation.
All small events
( this includes weddings, french language weekend,, writing , cycling and walking groups, corporates, and any other gathering for a special occasion stay, )
are required to pay a 50 % non-refundable deposit at the time of booking, and the remainder balance one week prior to checkin. . Any extras are payable on checkout.
housewithnonails online banking details
a/c nos 06 0361 0196459 00
card name- housewithnonails
reference guest name
Any cancellation within seven days prior to arrival will be charged 100 percent of the accommodation.
Any "no shows" will also be charged the full amount .
All events including weddings, small group gatherings,, corporate stays, anniversary, birthdays , cycling stays, bespoke French Language stays, workshops, incur a 50 percent non refundable deposit at the time of booking, with the remainder balance due one week prior to check in. Other costs incurred during the stay may be paid online to our business account at departure.