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Devcich Historic Farmstead - Homestead

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Overview
3 bedrooms
1 bathroom
6 guests
2 nights minimum
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100 years ago, in a remote part of the Kauaeranga Valley, Simun Devcich, created a farmstead. He traded with the gum diggers who lived in bush camps in the upper valley. The original buildings and chattels still remain. The Farmstead is recognised as a NZ treasured historical site, Cat. 1 for its significant historic and cultural value. ​We invite you to stay at the Devcich Farmstead, experience the magic, relax and enjoy the breath taking scenery the river, bush and mountain ranges. The 3 bedroom homestead is very cosy, with a coal range in the dining room and a fire place in the lounge. Fully functional kitchen plus a BBQ. Mobile reception for Spark and vodafone, plus Wifi. Also available on the property for extended family is a one bedroom cottage. The river is on the boundary good ...100 years ago, in a remote part of the Kauaeranga Valley, Simun Devcich, created a farmstead. He traded with the gum diggers who lived in bush camps in the upper valley. The original buildings and chattels still remain. The Farmstead is recognised as a NZ treasured historical site, Cat. 1 for its significant historic and cultural value. ​We invite you to stay at the Devcich Farmstead, experience the magic, relax and enjoy the breath taking scenery the river, bush and mountain ranges. The 3 bedroom homestead is very cosy, with a coal range in the dining room and a fire place in the lounge. Fully functional kitchen plus a BBQ. Mobile reception for Spark and vodafone, plus Wifi. Also available on the property for extended family is a one bedroom cottage. The river is on the boundary good trout fishing and a great swimming hole nearby. Quite an array of exotic animals. DOC bush walks to the Pinnacles further up the valley. History tour of the old buildings available on request. Access to the property is via a ford river crossing, in the event of heavy rain there will be no vehicle access. On these occasions there is a swingbridge access across the river and you will be met by a tractor to transport you and your bags to the house.More
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About the Owner
Lorenza D
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2019
Interaction with guests
We also offer several activities that are available to guests. * History tour through the old buildings - 30 mins * Horse ride for children - 30 mins * Llama trekking along the old tram track - 90 mins Please inquire when booking extra charges apply.
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Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Linens Provided
Wi-Fi
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Towels Provided
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About the neighbourhood
The area now is mostly lifestyle blocks. In the early 1900's there were bush camps where the gum diggers lived and worked. Further up the valley is the Department of Conservation Centre where you can gain information about the history of the valley. There are bush walks, including the most popular to the Pinnacles.
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A vehicle is needed.
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