Luxe Family Retreat

Immerse yourself in our tranquil garden setting with towering birch and beech trees offering leafy shade and privacy to our three cedar-clad, luxury guest rooms. Each one shares an air of warmth, understated sophistication and total comfort.


• Super king-size beds with sumptuous down-filled duvets and pillows

• Books, board games, Blu-ray DVD player and DVD library to keep you entertained

• Spacious living areas with open wood-burning fireplaces,  wi-fi and broadband internet services

• Satellite TV / Netflix

• In summer, air conditioning keeps things comfortable

• Monogrammed bathrobes

• Ensuite bathrooms with separate shower, generously sized bath and River Birches personalised toiletries

• TESLA charging station for electric vehicles

The Admiral’s Room
The Admiral’s Room offers a soothing cedar hot tub to soak in after a long day’s hiking, trout fishing or sightseeing. Gaze at the stars, sip a glass of wine and completely unwind. This room also has satellite TV, DVD,  tea and coffee making facilities, and a minibar stocked with fine New Zealand wines, artisanal sparkling water, and a micro-brewery beer selection.

The Major’s Room
Standing apart from the main Lodge, the Major’s Room offers privacy and peacefulness within a lovely garden setting. Relax and enjoy the comfort of this beautifully appointed room featuring a bathroom with its own private garden, tea, and coffee making facilities.

The Duchess’s Room
Cosy, welcoming and relaxing, the Duchess Room enjoys a superb vista of the garden areas with both the room and bathroom looking out onto a private garden setting. This room enjoys the morning sunshine and features the same appointments and facilities as the Major’s room