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Accrington Farmhouse @ Ridgecliff

Entire house hosted by Annabel
15 guests6 bedrooms12 beds2 baths
Entire home
You’ll have the house to yourself.
Self check-in
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Clean and tidy
3 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
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House rules
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Accrington is a heritage 1886 farmhouse, nestled in the heart of a working 420 hectare sheep and cattle farm. A rural hideaway that warmly evokes the rich farming and coastal history of Banks Peninsula. The farmhouse will immediately pull you into the simplicity of farm life: a unique coastal country escape.

Accrington is a place to reset and reconnect; with yourself, your family, your friends, and with nature. Perfect for getaways, group retreats and gatherings and road trips with friends.

The space
The original farmhouse is crafted from hand-cut timber milled from the property over 150 years ago. Lovingly restored inside and out to meld seamlessly into the natural folds of rolling grassy paddocks and tranquil garden full of blooms and bird song.

Catching all day sun the charming retreat offers an endless number of ways to unwind. Brunch on the morning veranda looking across the garden to the paddocks. Reading on the front veranda watching the wood pigeons swoop by and feed from the giant pohutakawa tree. Watch the kids enjoy the play ground or have a chat to the friendly sheep in the orchard paddock. Long lunches and dinners in the garden and nights snuggled up with a board game by the fire.

Accrington has six bedrooms and can accommodate between 1 - 15 people. The design of the house ensures it to feels cosy with 1 - 2 people while the upstairs loft provides space for larger gatherings.

Explore the area on foot with numerous public and private walking, cycling and hiking trials. With a range of stunning beaches within 5 - 15 minutes away their are endless options to swim, surf, kayak, paddle, fish, boat or just lie on the beach.

As soon as you arrive at Accrington you will feel like you are home and never want to leave.

Guest access
Enjoy exclusive and private use of the entire house and garden. The property is fully fenced with lots of space for the kids to run around, there is plenty of parking for vehicles and boats.

Other things to note
With prior approval Accrington is available for intimate celebrations and gatherings, workshops and retreats. Please contact us to discuss your ideas and dreams.

Cellphone reception is limited in the house but often available in certain places around the garden.
Accrington is a heritage 1886 farmhouse, nestled in the heart of a working 420 hectare sheep and cattle farm. A rural hideaway that warmly evokes the rich farming and coastal history of Banks Peninsula. The farmhouse will immediately pull you into the simplicity of farm life: a unique coastal country escape.

Accrington is a place to reset and reconnect; with yourself, your family, your friends, and with nature. Perfect for getaways, group retreats and gatherings and road trips with friends.

The space
The original farmhouse is crafted from hand-cut timber milled from the property over 150…

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
2 single beds
Bedroom 4
2 bunk beds
Bedroom 5
1 queen bed
Bedroom 6
3 single beds

Amenities

Free parking on premises
Kitchen
Wi-Fi
Indoor fireplace
Iron
Hangers
Hair dryer
Laptop-friendly workspace
Washing machine
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm

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Location

Little Akaloa, Canterbury, New Zealand

Accrington is located on the north eastern side of Banks Peninsula. Just 30 minutes from the French sea side town of Akaroa, 10 minutes to Okains Bay and only 2 minutes to Little Akaloa Beach. Little Akaloa is well known as one of Banks Peninsulas favourite beaches for families, with a gentle creek, sandy beach and boat ramp.

Little Akaloa has two tennis courts available for public use (coin donation) and small children's playground. A nearby walkway will take you to Raupo Bay, known for its surfing. Okains Bays has a lovely general store and Colonial Museum full or history on the area and Banks Peninsula.

Venture further afield to Akaora and enjoy the cafes, restaurants, galleries, walking tracks and shops. Or take a boat trip out in the harbour to see the dolphins, amazing wildlife and seascape.
Accrington is located on the north eastern side of Banks Peninsula. Just 30 minutes from the French sea side town of Akaroa, 10 minutes to Okains Bay and only 2 minutes to Little Akaloa Beach. Little Akaloa is…

Hosted by Annabel

Joined in May 2017
  • 20 Reviews
During your stay
Your hosts Hamish and Annabel live on the farm 1 km away from Accrington.

As Accrington is located on a working farm you will see daily farming activities being carried out at a distance from time to time. Feel free to give us a wave and should you want to get closer to the action just let us know. We are happy to provide you with local knowledge.
Your hosts Hamish and Annabel live on the farm 1 km away from Accrington.

As Accrington is located on a working farm you will see daily farming activities being carried…
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Response time: within an hour
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Things to know

House rules
Check-in: After 3:00 pm
Checkout: 11:00 am
Self check-in with key safe
No smoking
No pets
Health & safety
Airbnb's social-distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
No carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

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