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'Escape to the Country'

Entire home
hosted by Margaret
  1. 12 guests
  2. 5 bedrooms
  3. 6 beds
  4. 2.5 baths
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Dromore Downs is a modern farm homestead nestled in a picturesque country setting just minutes from Ashburton and a 1 hour drive from Christchurch. Spacious and stylish this property is perfect if you are looking for a restful country experience, travelling, skiing at the Mt Hutt Ski Field or exploring the countryside which includes 'Edoras' (Mt Sunday), Lord of the Rings filming location. This well equipped property is also perfect for business stays.

The space
A beautifully appointed country homestead, it is immaculately presented for your enjoyment, including a games room for a round of pool or darts.

A wood burner is included for that special country atmosphere or for ease of use a heat pump is available.

A wide diversity of shops and restaurants can be found in Ashburton and the ski resort town of Methven is approximately 15 minutes drive away. Enjoy spectacular views of Mt Hutt and Mt Somers.

The homestead is located on a working farm and is secure and safe from all working operations. A fish pond is part of the outdoors and small children will require supervision.

Where you'll sleep

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
1 queen bed

What this place offers

Garden view
Mountain view
Free parking on premises
Air conditioning
Patio or balcony
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm

Where you’ll be

Ashburton, Canterbury, New Zealand

The homestead is private but there are farm staff houses on this 530 acre farm. One staff member lives close to the farm house. The other houses are some walking distance. You may see cattle, hear motorbikes and possibly a tractor from time to time.

7 nights in Ashburton

Jan 24, 2023 - Jan 31, 2023

4.89 out of 5 stars from 201 reviews

Hosted by Margaret

Joined in April 2017
  • 201 Reviews
  • Identity verified
  • Superhost

During your stay

Contact with the host is by email, text, landline or cell phone. For emergencies a contact detail with one of the farm staff members is provided.

Margaret is a Superhost

Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Response time: within an hour
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