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Black Fern Matakana Luxury Accommodation overlooking Ascension Estate
1 of 24Entertainment area and private heated pool
2 nights minimum
LUXURIOUS LODGE AND COTTAGE SLEEPING UP TO 10 PEOPLE. Ideal for: Couples retreats, family holidays, wedding accomodations, executive conferences. Search blackfernmatakana for more details. Purpose built, Black Fern Matakana is located between Warkworth and Matakana, on a 3.5 hectare site, 2/3 of which is covered with native bush including Kauri, Rimu, Totara and Puriri trees. Close to Matakana and Omaha Beach, (yet less than an hour from the Auckland Harbour Bridge), Black Fern is perfect for a relaxing holiday, entertaining, small business retreats, and wedding accommodation. With spectacular 360o views of the native bush, the valley and vineyards below, the Lodge at Black Fern features a spacious floor plan with four ensuite bedrooms. The fully equipped kitchen is a foodies' delight!...LUXURIOUS LODGE AND COTTAGE SLEEPING UP TO 10 PEOPLE. Ideal for: Couples retreats, family holidays, wedding accomodations, executive conferences. Search blackfernmatakana for more details. Purpose built, Black Fern Matakana is located between Warkworth and Matakana, on a 3.5 hectare site, 2/3 of which is covered with native bush including Kauri, Rimu, Totara and Puriri trees. Close to Matakana and Omaha Beach, (yet less than an hour from the Auckland Harbour Bridge), Black Fern is perfect for a relaxing holiday, entertaining, small business retreats, and wedding accommodation. With spectacular 360o views of the native bush, the valley and vineyards below, the Lodge at Black Fern features a spacious floor plan with four ensuite bedrooms. The fully equipped kitchen is a foodies' delight! The heated swimming pool is surrounded by landscaped gardens with easy access to the outdoor entertainment centre with its gas BBQ grill, fully equipped kitchen, sitting area and gas fireplace. The open plan living area with vaulted ceiling boasts spectacular views over the neighbouring Ascension vineyard and hills beyond, a 50' wide-screen high definition television with DVD player and Sky TV and a built-in gas fireplace. The kauri wood dining table can accommodate 12 people and the large kitchen area features a gas cooktop and eat-in bar. The spacious master bedroom also has panoramic countryside views, a large HD TV, and the master bath has 'his and her' basins, an enclosed shower and a bathtub. All bedrooms have king beds and private access to individual decks.The “Barn” is a separate fully self-contained cottage with its own king size bedroom, bathroom, kitchen and living area. It can be rented in addition to the Lodge, (but not on its own) to bring the sleeping capacity up to 10 people. Free wireless high-speed internet is available throughout the property. Nestled in native bush but with expansive views into the surrounding hills and valleys, this retreat is the perfect place to unwind among the natural splendour and renowned culture of the Matakana area. Black Fern is available year-round. Book your stay today! Amenities:Heated Pool, Outdoor Gas Grill (BBQ), 50' Wide-Screen High Definition Television, Satellite TV, DVD Player, CD Player, free Wireless High-Speed Internet, 2 Fireplaces, Fully equipped Gourmet Kitchen, Gas cooktop, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator/Freezer, Ice Maker, Cooking Utensils and Dishes provided, Linens and Towels Provided, Washer and Dryer, Individually controlled Heating and Air Conditioning, Crib and High Chair Available, Non-smoking. Well behaved pets accommodated upon application.More
House is rented to only one renter at a time. Renter specifies number of bedrooms required. All non-rented bedrooms are locked off.
As we are located in a residential neighbourhood, no outside noise, music or loud conversation is allowed. Strictly enforced.
Eight of us booked in here for four nights and found this lodge to be fantastic
We were four couples so we all had our own suite with our own en-suite so everyone has their own space
The facilities are second to none with a...More
This is a repeat visit and will come again. Lodge amenities set up like a home away from home. Add stunning views and great outdoor entertainment area with pool and this is the perfect spot for a vacation.
Can't say enough about our stay. The main house was wonderful for the six of us from Oregon, plenty of room, great views, swimming pool was refreshing. Great place for dining in or in barbecue area.
Centrally located for us "roadtrippers", Beach, wine country and...More
Lovely property located close to Warkworth and Matakana. Our group had a great stay and still made use of the outdoor areas and pool despite the bad weather! House was well set up and thought out. Communication with property manager was easy and prompt. Would...More
Date of stay: February 2018
Management response:Responded 18 February 2018
Thanks Calista, we are happy that you and your friends made some special memories at Black Fern, and would welcome you back!
Beautiful house, with everything you need for comfort without compramising elegance. Amazing pool and cabana area, which we used every day. Stunning views over the Ascension Wine Estate, where our daughter was married. Lovely bird-life and dragonflies flitting around the gardens, which were immaculate. Made...More
We had excellent communications from the agent throughout the booking process and we have to say, the house is everything that's advertised and more. Supremely Comfortable bedrooms, with great bathrooms and a great open plan lounge, dining and kitchen area, with a wonderful, backdrop of...More
We enjoyed our stay and the property is excellent especially the pool area and BBQ etc.
Our stay was slightly spoilt by lack of management support. The housekeeper did not show up to open the house for us and the owner while trying to be...More
Date of stay: January 2016
Management response:Responded 2 February 2016
This is all very surprising and disappointing as your family seemed very pleased with their stay. The housekeeper had met with an accident and I, the owner, met with you as you arrived and showed you all around the property, answering any questions you had....More
Black Fern is perched on the hillside overlooking Ascension vineyard and enjoys fabulous views over the valley to the hills beyond. The property is north facing and nestled between native bush and rows of its own vines, in beautiful gardens. This home is the perfect place to unwind among the natural splendour and renowned culture of the Matakana area.
One hour north of Auckland
Two hours south of the Bay of Islands
5 minutes to Matakana Village and the Farmers’ Market
Three cinemas in Matakana screening first run films
Renowned wineries and cafés nearby
Morris and James Pottery
Close to Tawharanui, Scandrett’s and Mahurangi Parks with excellent beaches and walks
Minutes from famed Omaha and Pakiri Beaches
Fishing Village of Leigh
Goat Island Marine Reserve