Riverfields Accommodation, Ashburton

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Riverfields Accommodation, Ashburton

Riverfields Farm Accommodation South Island New Zealand offers you a unique farm stay experience for two.

This carefully restored one bedroomed cottage has its own private garden surrounded by cropping fields and grazing animals. Enjoy the peace and solitude where you can hear the birds sing, listen to the wind in the trees and watch grazing sheep. Relax on a northern facing verandah and feel the warmth of the sun and enjoy the mountain views, evening sunsets and clear starry night skies. A fenced garden separates this cottage from a driveway a lined with London Plane trees leading to the farm house where a freshly prepared breakfast will be brought to you in the morning. A warm welcome awaits you at this luxury country cottage with an opportunity to meet your hosts.

The cottage amenities include:                                                                 

  • A kitchen with a gas hob/oven/microwave/fridge
  • tea, coffee, and milk complementary
  • Both inside and outside dining and comfortable seating
  • Sky TV
  •  A heat pump
  •  Bathroom with shower/toilet/vanity/washing machine
  •  An outside clothesline
  •  Bedroom with comfortable king sized bed
  •  Safe parking
  • A long northern facing verandah allowing you to enjoy the sun along with extensive mountain, field views and sunsets.
  •  Surrounded by fields and with its own privately fenced garden
  • All towels linen and bedding supplied

Riverfields allows you time to relax and enjoy the peace and solitude.

Accommodation Tariff

Quoted in NZ$, subject to change

  • One nights stay with bed and breakfast for $170.00 (GST included) 
  • One nights stay without breakfast $140 (Gst included)
  • Enquire about our longer term rates.
  • Evening food hamper $85.00 (including GST) 

The Farm Experience

Riverfields Farm is an arable and sheep farm nestled on the southern banks of the Ashburton River on fertile irrigated soils 11km from the coast. The farm grows a variety of seed crops along with sheep and beef animals. Your accommodation is located in a farm yard close to the farm house. Mountain bikes are available to cycle farm tracks and down to the Ashburton River and on to Lake Hood. Join your hosts for a look around the farm.

The Location

Riverfield Farm Accommodation is 3 km's off State Highway 1 on the outside of Ashburton close to cafes, restaurants, art galleries, cinemas and local attractions and activities. Riverfields Accommodation is a 3 hours drive to Mt Cook, 4 hours drive to Dunedin, 3 hours from Kaikora and 1 hour drive to the Christchurch International Airport.

Riverfields Farm Accommodation is located in Mid Canterbury known for its trout and salmon fishing in the  Rakaia and Rangitata Rivers. Mount Hutt International Ski Field is an hour’s drive from Riverfields cottage to the snow. Self drive day trips from the cottage will take you to the Hakatere Conservation Park and eco nature attractions including braided rivers, waterfalls, inland lakes and wetlands and activities of bird watching scenic walk and mountain bike trails and fishing.

Lake Hood Aquatic Park is 3 km away and can be cycled to with mountain bikes provided by Riverfields by following the Ashburton River track. Lake Hood is a man-made lake  that is ideal for swimming, boating and picnics. Lake Hood hosts rowing regattas, water skiing and a variety of multi sports. The Lake House restaurant is open as a cafe and for brunch.

Riverfields Accommodation, Ashburton Enquiry Form


347 Grahams Road
Ashburton 7774

Phone: +64 3 307 1642

Mobile: 027 479 2760

Fax: +64 3 307 1645

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Mobile: 027 242 8604

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