Perfect snow capped mountains grab those skies! our fully restored traditional warm and cosy Kiwi home has all modern amenities. We are close to ski fields , jet boating, golfing, white water rafting, horse riding, hiking and short walks, mountain biking, rock climbing and bouldering, hot air ballooning, gliding or the Tranz Alpine train journey (can catch at Springfield). Or if you just need a short chillaxing break then this is for you!
Sheffield domain has tennis courts and a seasonal swimming pool less than 5 mins away. Sheffield has a famous pie shop and cafe, Try the local Springfield pub for meals. take a picture at the giant doughnut in the playpark just opposite the pub.
Darfield township (15 min) has takeaway food, liquor store, supermarket.
Visit the Waimakariri river (5min) on your way to the Oxford boutique township (20min) it has shops, takeaways, cafes, and an interesting museum. Hiking also in the area.
Arthurs Pass(90 min) walk up the Devils Punchbowl. lots of hiking in this area, see the only native alpine parrot in the world left here the KEA.
Visit the castle rocks for bouldering or viewing and the Cave stream scenic reserve. Go to Castle Hill village and walk, or mountain bike the Hoggs Back.
Washpen Falls (30min) is an easy walk that is bush and open country.
Porter Heights ski field (20min), or Mt Hutt ski field (45min).
We are part of a working farm that has sheep we also grow commercial Peonies. Private Farm visits can be arranged and booked prior to arrival POA seasonal dependent. Book your ski passes with 'Chill' they offer amazing deals that cover the South Island.
We are strictly no smoking, and no pets unless by special arrangement. Early check-in and late out may be available upon request.