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West Coast Rural Retreat


Gay-owned, but friendly to all, West Coast Rural Retreat is only 5km from Westport town and gateway to the Northern Buller with its excellent historic attractions and natural scenic wonders.

Private, rural and stand-alone, this character farm villa is quiet warn clean and tidy having been a gay family home.


  • Air-con and heat pump and log burner.
  • Two comfortable queen beds.
  • Wi-Fi and mobile phone coverage.
  • Open plan living area and modern kitchen.
  • Filtered rain water.
  • Fenced garden area safe for children and possibly pet friendly.
  • Ideal for family groups looking for a farm stay/rural experience or individuals/couples.
  • Plenty of off road parking for vehicles.

There is also a self-contained sleep out with a comfy queen bed and extra single beds can be provided, great for teenagers with air con and heatpump.

The Local Area

There is a quiet river flowing very close for summertime paddles with eels to feed, farm walks and cycling nearby.

Easy safe comfortable environment with a  sociable host happy to show around the farm and scenic outlooks, love to show the local, uncluttered beaches and tourist experiences or give directions and advice on what to see and do on the northern Westcoast.

Punakaiki and the pancake rocks 25 to 30 minutes drive along the magnificent coast road and Karamea's limestone arches northbound at the end of the road are just over an hours drive.


Pick ups from nearby Westport airport are available.

Your host: Rob

West Coast,
New Zealand

Mobile: +64 21 859 635


CALL +64 21 859 635 TO MAKE AN ENQUIRY

Our Rates

Double room $120 night

Single person $100 per night

Breakfast and dinner can be provided at a reasonable cost, requirements can be discussed at the time or Westport has excellent cafes and restaurants to enjoy.

Visitor Reviews

"This farmstay property has character and charm, in a very peaceful location. Rob is a very welcoming host. It's well worth a stay."

Geoff, Sydney

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