FACILITIES

Huntington Stables Retreat provides the perfect setting for a romantic or special occasion: honeymoon, anniversary, birthday celebration, girl's weekend, mother & daughter break, 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 (children must be accompanied)
~ Five seater hot spa/jacuzzi (children must be accompanied)
~ Six person steam room/sauna (children must be accompanied)
~ Lounging area around pool & spa
~ Shaded cabana beside the pool, with lounging bean bags 
~ Gift Shop  (NZ made gifts, art, pottery, souvenirs, mementos, & keepsakes  
~ In-Room Shopping (NZ made gifts & souvenirs, art, wine, beverages)
~ Weber barbecue for each of the North & South Stables
~ Use of common barbecue for Loft
~ Bike storage for cyclists
~ Luggage Storage
~ Petanque court & balls
~ Badminton lawn, rackets & net
~ Outdoor seating areas 
~ Private off-road parking                                                                                                                                                                ~ Child Minding & Activities 
  • SIGN AT THE GATE
    This is lit at night for those guests arriving later in the evening, or wedding guests arriving after midnight.
  • 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!
  • HORSESHOE GIFT SHOP & RECEPTION
    A tiny but lovely wee gift shop in the reception area of the main house. We can book places of interest for you including Hobbiton Tours & Feasts, Horse Riding, Horse Stud Tours, Restaurants, & Glow-worm kayaking - no extra costs or commission!
  • HORSESHOE GIFT SHOP
    A tiny but super cute gift-shop full of NZ made goods, & artwork. Most are made right here in Cambridge!
  • BUBBLING SPA POOL
    Soak away your aches & pains! (Children must be fully accompanied & supervised in & around the spa pool. Please do not let children change the settings on the spa pool or sauna).
  • LOUNGERS BY THE POOL
    Umbrellas are available for extra shade over the loungers.
  • LOUNGERS BY THE POOL
    Relax by the pool on loungers, chairs or bean bags. Pergolas, umbrellas & a cabana offer shade from the sun.
  • POOLSIDE CABANA
    Swimming pool, spa pool, sauna, cabana, lounging furniture & garden art! The perfect poolside spot for reading or relaxing out of the sun or rain. Children must be supervised in & around the pool.
  • SWIMMING POOL & CABANA
    Swim in the pool then relax on beanbags in the cabana. (Children must be fully supervised in & around the pool, spa, sauna, & cabana areas).
  • POOL, NORTH & SOUTH STABLES
    This shows the layout of the pool area & how close it is to the North & South Stables.
  • SAUNA
    This wonderful sauna room can seat 4-6 people. Sprinkle water on the embers to stir up the steam. Please note that children using the sauna must be fully accompanied & supervised.
  • STEAM SAUNA
    Drizzle water over the hot embers to create a steamy sauna. Please note that children using the sauna must be fully accompanied & supervised.
  • BARBECUE FOR SOUTH STABLE
    Each of the luxury lodges has a baby Webber barbecue for their exclusive use, conveniently located on the deck.
  • GUESTS' BARBECUE
    This gas 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! Note: the North Stable & South Stable each have a baby Webber barbecue for their exclusive use.
  • 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. The movable boxes double as extra seats, foot stools or side tables!
  • SEATING AREA
    This is such a lovely spot - especially when the lavender buds are open!
  • DRIVEWAY
    There is parking outside the Stables, & outside the Loft & Stall - with extra parking at the bottom of the drive.
  • 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.
  • 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 (if you can get them before the birds do)!
  • 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.