FACILITIES

Huntington Stables Retreat provides the perfect setting for a romantic or special occasion: honeymoon, anniversary, birthday celebration, or purely to relax & re-energise.  The quiet setting also makes it the ideal retreat for writers & other artists.    

  • 12 x 5 metre, fresh water swimming pool

  • Six seater hot spa/jacuzzi

  • Lounging area around pool & spa

  • Shaded cabana beside the pool, with lounging bean bags 

  • Six person steam room/sauna

  • Private use of Webber barbecue for North & South Stables

  • Use of common barbecue for Loft

  • Petanque court & balls

  • Badminton lawn, rackets & net

  • Bike storage for cyclists

  • Luggage Storage

  • Private off road parking

  • Outdoor seating area 

  • In-Room Shopping (NZ made gifts & souvenirs, art, wine, beverages, & ice-creams)

  • Gift Shop  (NZ made gifts, art, pottery, souvenirs, mementos, & keepsakes)

  • Pets welcome upon prior application (via phone or email) & under strict conditions.  In addition, we can mind your pet should you need to leave your pet at Huntington Stables for a few hours (negotiated fee) - pets cannot stay in your room unaccompanied.  Sorry but 'Pets Welcome' only applies to bookings for the North or South Stable.  In some cases pets can stay in the Loft (upon application).  Please phone or email to discuss before booking.  Sorry but we cannot accommodate pets in any room during winter months or wet periods!

  • POOLSIDE CABANA
    Swimming pool, spa pool, sauna, cabana, lounging furniture & garden art!
  • CABANA BY THE POOL
    The perfect poolside spot for reading or relaxing, out of the sun or rain.
  • BUBBLING JACUZZI
    Relax in the hot-tub (Jacuzzi/spa) & watch the stars above!
  • SAUNA
    This wonderful sauna room can seat 4-6 people. Sprinkle water on the embers to stir up the steam.
  • PATH TO SAUNA
    Up behind the cabana is the wonderful sauna room. In the summer there are loads of grapes hanging from the arbour which you are welcome to pick!
  • FERNS BY THE POOL
    We have several native ferns on the property. These ones are located behind the cabana & can be seen from the spa pool.
  • NORTH & SOUTH STABLES
    We have two stables (North & South) that are situated side by side. A large deck forms the front, with stairs leading down to the carpark area. The Loft & The Stall are situated on the other side of the main house.
  • GUESTS' BARBECUE
    This barbecue is available for guests in the Loft to use, or if you are staying in one of the Stables & need a larger barbecue for a group cook-up! We provide all utensils & there is a table to prepare your food on. We can supply you with pork or beef sausages if needed!
  • BABY WEBER BARBECUE FOR STABLES
    This wonderful Weber barbecue is for the private use of those guests staying in the North or South Stables. There is plenty of room on the deck to use this away from other guests. Utensils supplied.
  • BARBECUE FOR NORTH & SOUTH STABLES
    This wonderful barbecue is located on the large private deck of the Stables. It can be moved between the Stables & is the ideal size for 1 - 3 guests. We can supply you with pork or beef sausages, or can purchase groceries for you ahead of time.
  • NEW SEATING AREA
    A versatile area that can be used for taking in the view, waiting for the bridal party, having some quiet time, or catching some afternoon sun.
  • SEATING AREA
    This is such a lovely spot - especially when the lavender buds are open!
  • BOTTOM GARDENS & PETANQUE COURT
    The flat grass lawn down the bottom of the stairs is big enough to land a helicopter, & has been used for this very purpose! The petanque court is beside it.
  • DRIVEWAY
    There is parking outside the Stables, & outside the Loft & Stall - with extra parking at the bottom of the drive.
  • INSIDE ACTIVITIES
    Have fun in your room! Relax & unwind with these activities: cards, Scrabble, colour/sketch in the gorgeous colouring book (pencils provided). Books & magazines to read, play noughts & crosses, watch movies, or sit back & listen to music.
  • FRONT DOOR/RECEPTION
    We live in the house so are here to help you with anything you might need. We will greet you upon your arrival & show you to your room. There is a doorbell if you need assistance & of course you can text us!
  • FRONT DOORS OF MAIN HOUSE
    Front doors of our house (we live onsite), with the Stall attached to the left (behind the annex).
  • RECEPTION AREA
    This is inside our house so please ring the doorbell if you need us. We can book places of interest for you including Hobbiton Tours & Feasts, Horse Riding, Horse Stud Tours, Restaurants, & Glow-worm kayaking!