Mini Hydro Heights

5/133 Powerhouse Road , Fairdown , Westport
Max Guests

About this Holiday House

You can make an enquiry through the book tab Fully off the grid hydro and solar powered 2 bedroom bach. Set in a quite rural setting just 13 km or 15 minutes from the town centre. Close to the beach and a quaint country pub or Denniston Historic Mine Site and gateway to The Northern Buller and Karamea. The bach is on a corner of seven acre block set well away from the main house so you have your own privacy. From the lounge you look out over farm land out to the Tasman sea. Listen to the cicadas as the chirp in the heat, or to the distant sea and the odd rumble of a passing coal train or just the shear nothing but the gentle breeze and the grass growing. Step outside on a clear night and be amazed at the amount of stars you can see. The bach isn't huge but it is well set up with most things you need, gas hot water and gas oven stove, TV pots pans etc.. The bedrooms are only 2.4 m x 2.8 m one bedroom has a double bed. The other room has a bunk bed with a double bed on the bottom and a single bed on the top . All bed linen is supplied It has a small wooden deck at the front. There is no lawn the yard is done in road chip. There is parking for up to two vehicles but only one carport. It is powered by alternative power. It has a large solar system, wind turbine and a small hydro which helps trickle feeds the batteries at night. The power is converted to normal 240 v so runs just like a normal house. Directly in front of the bach is a small creek so may not be suitable for young children. Rates are $80 per night 1-4 persons $240 marathon weekend 1- 4 persons We ask guest to leave the bach clean and tidy so that w don't need to charge you a cleaning fee this keeps the price down for you. Yes that’s right we do not charge you for extra people. We supply clean sheets for the beds and firewood for the fire. """"You will need your own towels and personal toiletries""""" Stored on the property are the following that the guest can have access to White bait net ( in season only) Fishing rods including two rods for children A quite country pub just 3 minutes down on the main road which does good meals. Beach just 3 minutes down the road. Easy access to the beach for walking / fishing For things to see and do around the Buller region check out We are perfectly located for adventures in the wilderness of Northern Buller, an area steeped in history. Drive to Granity, an historic mining town 15 kms north 40 minutes drive from the beginning of the Old Ghost Road mountain biking and tramping trail. 35 minutes drive to Charming Creek Walkway; 10 minutes drive to the Denniston Plateau for mountain bike tracks, walks and The Denniston Experience (historic coal mine train trip); 1 hour 20 minutes north to Karamea (where you'll find the Heaphy Track, the Wangapeka Track and the Oparara Basin with spectacular caves and limestone arches) We have a check in and out time of 2pm and 11 am

Details and amenities

Child friendly
Pet outside only
Linen provided
Smoking outside only
No disabled access
Heating & cooling
Fire place
Off Street Parking
Tea, coffee, sugar etc
Cellphone coverage
Cleaning equipment
Cleaning supplies
Clothes line
Fire wood supplied

Bed layout

1 Double(s), 1 Bunk(s)


Average Rating: 4
5 total reviews

Perfect wee place to stay and experience off grid living. Everything you need supplied and a gorgeous grating of teddies for the kids. Comfy beds and peaceful surroundings. Easy to book. Will definitely stay again.
Felicity Williams
Great stay. Very relaxing, private and peaceful. Thanks :)
Rohan Cole
Very basic but practical close to town and easy enough to find. A great place to stay if your interested in living iff the grid one day
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Date rangeRatesMinimum stay
5 Feb - 6 Feb $140 / Night for 4 guests1 Night
12 Feb - 13 Feb (Weekends)$140 / Night for 4 guests2 Nights
19 Feb - 20 Feb (Weekends)$140 / Night for 1 guest1 Night
Rest of year$100 / Night for 4 guests1 Night
Rest of year$100 / Night for 1 guest1 Night
5 Feb - 6 Feb
$140 / Night for 4 guests
Min. stay: 1 Night
12 Feb - 13 Feb (Weekends)
$140 / Night for 4 guests
Min. stay: 2 Nights
19 Feb - 20 Feb (Weekends)
$140 / Night for 1 guest
Min. stay: 1 Night
Rest of year
$100 / Night for 4 guests
Min. stay: 1 Night
Rest of year
$100 / Night for 1 guest
Min. stay: 1 Night
Please note the rates are for minium or maxium occupancy of the bach. We do not charge for an extra guest to stay the night instead is a flate rate per night or week.

We supply cleaning products and ask guest to clean after their stay this keeps the price down for everyone.




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