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Black Fern Matakana Luxury Accommodation overlooking Ascension Estate

Entertainment area and private heated pool
25 reviews
Entertainment area and private heated pool
View from dining table
View over Ascension Vineyard
Reflections in the swimming pool
Front of house
Lounge from kitchen
Our kiwi
Kitchen and dining area
Lounge and fireplace
Wine by the fireside
Master bedroom in sunlight
Master bedroom with view
Master bathroom
Second bedroom
Loungers by the pool
Entertainment area seating and fireplace
Entertainment area dining table and kitchen
Black Fern
Outside fourth bedroom
Main house from 'barn'
'Barn from main house
Our native bush
Sunset view
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5 Bedrooms , 6 Bathrooms , Sleeps 10
Warkworth, North Island
LUXURIOUS LODGE AND COTTAGE SLEEPING UP TO 10 PEOPLE. Ideal for: Couples retreats, family holidays, wedding accomodations, executive conferences. Search blackfernmatakana for more details. Purpose built, Black Fern Matakana is located between Warkworth and Matakana, on a 3.5 hectare site, 2/3 of which is covered with native bush including Kauri, Rimu, Totara and Puriri trees. Close to Matakana and Omaha Beach, (yet less than an hour from the Auckland Harbour Bridge), Black Fern is perfect for a relaxing holiday, entertaining, small business retreats, and wedding accommodation. With spectacular 360o views of the native bush, the valley and vineyards below, the Lodge at Black Fern features a spacious floor plan with four ensuite bedrooms. The fully equipped kitchen is a foodies' delight! The heated swimming pool is surrounded by lan... Read more
About the Owner, Vernon T
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 36 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 5 days ago
Listed since : Apr 2013
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 25 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #FKN3319086
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Peter R
Portland, Oregon
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago for a stay in February 2018

Can't say enough about our stay. The main house was wonderful for the six of us from Oregon, plenty of room, great views, swimming pool was refreshing. Great place for dining in or in barbecue area. Centrally located for us "roadtrippers", Beach, wine country and local lore all within easy driving distance. Our hosts went out of their way to...

Jaisalmer, India
2 reviews
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Reviewed 17 February 2018 for a stay in February 2018

Lovely property located close to Warkworth and Matakana. Our group had a great stay and still made use of the outdoor areas and pool despite the bad weather! House was well set up and thought out. Communication with property manager was easy and prompt. Would highly recommend.

Management response:

Thanks Calista, we are happy that you and your friends made some special memories at Black Fern, and would welcome you back!


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Pam T
Auckland Central, New Zealand
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 12 April 2016 for a stay in April 2016

Everything was clean and there was everything you needed if you wished to cook. The pool area is out of this world, lovely to have it heated too.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (12)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • En Suite Rooms (5)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(5)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (7)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Heated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
House is rented to only one renter at a time. Renter specifies number of bedrooms required. All non-rented bedrooms are locked off. As we are located in a residential...
    1 Half bath
    5 Attached (ensuite)
    5 Super Kings
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Select the number of guests
Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 2 nights
R 5 211
R 5 685
R 32 214
A$3 400
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to South African Rand and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage Deposit: R 3 790 / stay - Deposit
  • Special Event Supplement: R 2 842 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information

Black Fern Matakana consists of the four en-suite bedroom Lodge, the one bedroom fully self contained Barn and the Entertainment Centre (pool, outdoor kitchen and dining area, fireplace etc.)
All together the property accommodates 10 people with full privacy.
The Barn is only available to those who also fully rent the Lodge

The Lodge (4 en-suite bedrooms sleeping 8)
2 Bedrooms - $550/night, $3300/week
3 Bedrooms - $800/night, $4800/week
4 Bedrooms - $1050/night, $6300/week

The Barn (with full kitchen sleeping 2)
$350/night, $2100/week

Single Night Supplement - $250

Special Event Supplement - $300

Security Deposit - $400 or 20% of the rental fee, whichever is greater.

All prices include GST.

Minimum stay requirements
2 night minimum over statutory holiday weekends
4 night minimum over Christmas & New Year (December 19, 2016-January 4, 2017) & Easter (April 13-18, 2...
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About the neighbourhood
Black Fern is perched on the hillside overlooking Ascension vineyard and enjoys fabulous views over the valley to the hills beyond. The property is north facing and nestled between native bush and rows of its own vines, in beautiful gardens. This home is the perfect place to unwind among the natural splendour and renowned culture of the Matakana area.

Local Features:
One hour north of Auckland
Two hours south of the Bay of Islands
5 minutes to Matakana Village and the Farmers’ Market
Three cinemas in Matakana screening first run films
Renowned wineries and cafés nearby
Morris and James Pottery
Close to Tawharanui, Scandrett’s and Mahurangi Parks with excellent beaches and walks
Minutes from famed Omaha and Pakiri Beaches
Fishing Village of Leigh
Goat Island Marine Reserve
Car advised
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