Wake up to the most amazing views in the morning as well as looking at the Big Sky at night.
Less than 15 minutes from Masterton, Gallin Farm offers a base for visiting vineyards, olive groves and local artists, riding the cycle trails or playing golf. There is also access for trout fishing in the Ruamahanga and Kopuaranga rivers and great photographic opportunities in the surrounding countryside and the Wairarapa coast (one hour to the landmark Castlepoint lighthouse). Mount Holdsworth is 20 minutes away – there is a choice of walks to do in the foothills of the Tararua ranges.
NEW – SUNDAY LUNCHES – platter style are available from 1.00 pm on Sundays followed by an alpaca tour ($25 per person). Minimum of 4 people. Do something different – come and visit the alpacas and enjoy a fabulous lunch.
Platters at $55 are enough for 2 people. Some optional extras are available with desserts at $12.50 each. Tea & coffee after the meal is included. Alcohol is BYO.
Booking essential. Phone for further details. I will have some food photos and menu details on the website shortly.
Covid-19 – since there is only one room for guests, there is no risk of contagion from other guests. Cleanliness is of the highest standard so you can be assured that the property is quite safe. Make the most of fewer overseas travellers and bookings and enjoy a weekend away from towns and people.
Accommodation is available for 2 adults only. It is not possible to accommodate children. The River Room is at one end of the main house with it’s own entrance and has a queen size bed and large ensuite bathroom with walk-in shower and a bath. Both the bedroom and the ensuite have wonderful views to the river and mountains. The bedroom opens onto either a large deck or a sheltered private terrace.
The house has central heating and a cosy living room with an open fire in the winter.
A gourmet breakfast includes homemade breads, muesli and jams, fresh farm eggs and locally produced bacon and sausages and is included in the tariff. Book a wonderful ‘away’ weekend and enjoy the delicious restaurant quality food on offer for dinner using fresh garden produce and locally sourced meat and fish.
Home baking and a selection of teas and coffee are always available.
Gallin Farm is a working alpaca farm and the alpacas will be happy to meet you.
Gallin Farmstay CANNOT accommodate children but you are welcome to book an alpaca farm tour by appointment. Price is $25 per adult, children free.