Centre Hill Cottage, Pleasant Point, Timaru

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Timaru Luxury Organic Farm Retreat

Welcome to Centre Hill Cottage, a relaxing farmstay retreat near the township of Pleasant Point in the South Island of New Zealand.

Your hosts Ian & Tia invite you to experience this beautiful, restful part of New Zealand. Centre Hill Cottage Farm Stay offers cosy private accommodation for discerning tourists and travellers wanting to relax in an atmoshere of peaceful purity, away from the rush of urban life and the trappings of mass-market accommodation.

Drenched in scenery, Centre Hill Organic Farm sits elevated above the fertile farmland of Totara Valley, Pleasant Point, and close to wonderful fishing rivers and skifields.

The organic ambience permeates the whole farm with a sense of serenity and pureness. This, together with the backdrop of the Southern Alps, makes Centre Hill a unique homestay or farmstay retreat.

Timaru Farm Stay Accommodation

Centre Hill Cottage farmstay retreat is suitable for up to four people. The cottage's main feature is the large lounge/dining area which features, at one end, double doors leading to the broad timber patio decking, and at the other end a cosy woodburner that fills the cottage with warmth on winter evenings.

The living room has a spacious kitchen which includes a refrigerator, microwave, benchtop electric cooker, and a full range of cutlery, crockery, and cooking utensils.

There are two bedrooms, one with a queen bed and superb views to the countryside, the other with two single beds and ample storage room. Electric blankets and bedding are supplied.

The cottage has a luxurious bathroom that includes: heated floor tiles, modern shower, washbasin, three-person raised spa bath (with a view), and fan extractor. Two separate toilets are installed, one indoors and the other attached outside. A special feature is the outdoor bath tub, with hot and cold water and peaceful views over farmland to the setting sun and the Southern Alps.

Your stay includes a complimentary food hamper and wine on arrival. There is private covered parking behind the cottage with a covered way connecting the garage with the cottage. The environment is smoke-free.

Other features available include:

  • Gas barbeque
  • Tennis Court
  • Two mountain bikes and helmets for use of guests
  • Advice on fishing and touring in the district
  • A farm cat who loves to check out the guests: aristocratic Henri

Breakfast - A special highlight of your stay is breakfast supplied by your hosts Ian and Tia. It includes freshly homebaked bread, organic fruits, cereal and condiments and fresh eggs laid daily on the farm.

ACCOMMODATION RATES: Quoted in NZ$, Subject to change.

  • The tariff is $350.00 per night for up to 4 people.
  • Off Season tarrif is $250.00 for up to 4 people.
  • Discounts are offered for stays of more than one week.
  • Prices include New Zealand Goods & Services Tax.
  • Winter Special Deals are available. Please talk with Ian on options available.


Centre Hill Cottage, Pleasant Point, Timaru Enquiry Form


59 Howell Road
Totara Valley
Pleasant Point 7982

Phone: +64 3 614 7385

Mobile: +64 274 201120


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