Like a farmstay but with ensuites and air conditioning! Rated five-star and enviro-mark gold, the Summit Lodge is en-route between Wellington and Napier in Gladstone, Wairarapa. Set in 10 acres and surrounded by farmland with a a variety of animals - cats, chickens, alpacas, sheep and a dog; guests get to enjoy peace, relaxation and a taste of the country.
Purpose-built with three super king/twin rooms (each with ensuite and individual heating/ cooling) and guest lounge with home theatre system and wood fire in winter. (Hosts live in separate wing of the lodge). Breakfast included in tariff as is range of teas and coffee and home baking. Microwave and bar fridge available for guest use.
3-couse dinner party style evening meals available on request (guests eat with Tracey & Jim, your hosts, and other guests round the dining room table). Minimum 24 hr notice - add to notes when booking - or phone 06 372 7757, at $60pp,($85 incl wine) or informal platter for two at $40. Slow cooking and seasonal local produce (much grown on-site), home baking and home-made preserves. Please inform us of allergies and dislikes on booking.
Private patio areas and extensive gardens as well as large, sheltered courtyard with 8-seater spa pool (available summer only - Oct-April). Spray-free vegetables, free range chickens and friendly alpaca herd on-site for feeding and photographs.
If you want guaranteed privacy, book the wing for your exclusive use (up to 6 people, twin/dbl share). BBQ/celebration dinners can be arranged with your own on-site cooks (additional charge).
In the area - wineries, farms and stunning scenery, Stone Henge Aotearoa, working wheelwright (next door), gardens of national significance, several day walks, golf, Hood Aerodrome, Mt Bruce wildlife reserve (home of the white Kiwi bird).
The Summit Lodge is 1.5hrs drive from Wellington and there is a Wairarapa train service available between Wellington and Carterton, the nearest service town to the Lodge.
Approx 20 mins drive to Masterton, 15 mins to Carterton and 25 to centre of Martinborough. Local Gladstone wineries very close and the Gladstone Country Inn.
Child-free and smoke-free. Please specify on booking if you require beds to be configured as twin and whether you have any dietry requirements - and whether you want to book in for dinner during your stay.
- WiFi 無料