Rock 'n Rata Cottage

Rocklands Road, Clifton, Golden Bay
4
Max Guests
1
Bedroom
1
Bathroom

About this Holiday House

Rock 'n Rata Cottage is on the 7 acre organic property of the historic Rocklands Homestead. The cottage has its own private access and is set against a backdrop of limestone outcrops, nikau palms and mature rata and totara trees. These and the huge pohutukawa and puriri trees behind the homestead attract many tuis, bellbirds and woodpigeons. Rural and sea views across to the hills on the far side of Golden Bay. Very sheltered and private, yet only 3 mins drive to Pohara Beach and 7 mins from Takaka. Property is adjacent to Grove Scenic Reserve, a rock and rata wonderland with a panoramic view of Golden Bay. The perfect base for exploring the Abel Tasman and Kahurangi National Parks. Delightful, spacious, well-equipped cottage, woody and warm (log burner). Bath, shower, laundry and TV. A wonderful place to stay all year round.

Details and amenities

Child friendly
Pet: please enquire
Linen: please enquire
Smoking outside only
No disabled access
Features
BBQ
Kitchen
High Chair
Oven
Bathroom
Bath
Shower
Laundry
Iron
Washing Machine
Parking
Boat parking
Off Street Parking
Basics
TV
Wifi
Other
Cellphone coverage
Cleaning equipment
Cleaning supplies
Clothes line
Electric heat
Fire wood supplied
Fridge/Freezer
Internet available
Laundry Tub
Outdoor furniture
Toaster
Wood stove

Bed layout

1 Queen(s), 3 Single(s)

Reviews

Average Rating: 5
20 total reviews

Lucinda Rees
We just love the Rock’n Rata, being in the most wonderful setting. We went for long walks by the sea or in the hills and all is very accessible. The owners are a delight and help make the stay restful. Thank you for letting us stay there with our dogs, we just wish we could have stayed longer.
Al and Sue
We stayed at Rock & Rata in September 2018 The property was situated in a lovely private rural setting surrounded by fruit trees and the fabulous Takaka rocks, The upstairs bedroom had views of the Grove scenic reserve which has the most amazing rocks I've ever seen. The cottage was clean and tidy with a cosy log fire and a well furnished kitchen, just five minutes down the road is the Pohara beach with great cafe's and views, John and Sue were lovely hosts, Rock & Rata is the best spot I've stayed at in a long time.
Leonie
We stayed at this lovely cottage in 2015 and had the most relaxed and peaceful time. We are coming back to NZ in 2017 and hope to stay there again. We loved the friendly owners who made our stay so wonderful. Leonie krieger
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Availability

Rates

Date rangeRatesExtra guestsMinimum stay
26 Feb - 28 Feb $160 / Night for 2 guests$153 Nights
1 Mar - 31 Jul $140 / Night for 2 guests$153 Nights
1 Aug - 30 Sep $130 / Night for 2 guests$152 Nights
1 Oct - 30 Nov $140 / Night for 2 guests$152 Nights
1 Dec - 19 Dec $160 / Night for 2 guests$153 Nights
20 Dec - 25 Feb $190 / Night for 2 guests$157 Nights
Rest of year$130 / Night for 2 guests$152 Nights
26 Feb - 28 Feb
$160 / Night for 2 guests
Extra guests: $15Min. stay: 3 Nights
1 Mar - 31 Jul
$140 / Night for 2 guests
Extra guests: $15Min. stay: 3 Nights
1 Aug - 30 Sep
$130 / Night for 2 guests
Extra guests: $15Min. stay: 2 Nights
1 Oct - 30 Nov
$140 / Night for 2 guests
Extra guests: $15Min. stay: 2 Nights
1 Dec - 19 Dec
$160 / Night for 2 guests
Extra guests: $15Min. stay: 3 Nights
20 Dec - 25 Feb
$190 / Night for 2 guests
Extra guests: $15Min. stay: 7 Nights
Rest of year
$130 / Night for 2 guests
Extra guests: $15Min. stay: 2 Nights
Reduced rate for longer stays from February until mid December.
$10/night surcharge weekends and public holidays from Mar to November.
Linen hire available @ $50 per couple per stay.

Location

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