A modern home overlooking a lake is a perfect place for you to enjoy a relaxed stay. Enjoy the peaceful surroundings, bird watch with ease and good conversations with your Hosts Glenys and Athol. Breakfast is included in the tariff.
Tidsfordriv Rural Retreat is a 64 acre farmlet with a modern home set in parklike surrounding. The house overlooks a large lake with many species of birdlife. Glenys has been home-hosting for 27 years and knows how to make your visit special. A Queen room with double bed and a twin room with single beds. A group of 4 can be catered for with bathroom sharing. One group at a time is the normal with a private bathroom.
You will enjoy walking around the extensive gardens and the farmland. Laundry facilities are available. Free WIFI is also available. Relax in the family lounge or on the verandah to absorb the great scenery.
Your Hosts Glenys and Athol enjoy talking about local history, their travels, conservation and encourage you to have dinner with them This is by arrangement @ $30pp with pre dinner drink. Special diets can be catered for.
The area of Wairarapa is mainly a rural district with agriculture and horticulture being the prime industries.
Matahiwi is a rural area founded by early settlers to the Wairarapa. Sheep, beef and cropping is the main farming industry around this area.
Good rail transport to and from Wellington each day with the Railway Station just 8kms from Tidsfordriv Rural Retreat.
Wairarapa Wineries are renowned for the wonderful wine they produce. A visit to Pukaha Mt Bruce Wildlife Centre, Castlepoint or a walk in the Tararua Forest Park are worth staying an extra day to visit.
Accès des voyageurs
Guests are invited to share the family lounge and walk around the property at leisure. Laundry facilities are available and WIFI is free.
Échanges avec les voyageurs
Hosts Glenys and Athol enjoy conversations with guests, especially about local history, gardening and conservation. We are keen travellers and have visited many parts of the world. You are invited to have dinner @ $30pp with pre dinner drink.
Visit Pukaha Mt Bruce Wildlife Centre, Castlepoint or take a walk in the Tararua Forest park.
Guests are encouraged feel "at home" at "Tidsfordriv". No smoking on the property please. No pets please.