(Linen, Wifi & sky provided)Reviews see here Kiwi Farmstay offers a genuine New Zealand farm experience hosted b Self contained 2 bedroomed house.1x Queen bed and 2 single beds,in 2 different bedrooms All linen supplied and pots,pans and plates etc.1 bathroom with shower and toilet )2 decks to view the Kaipara Harbour views and less than 1 km from the Mt Auckland walkway and about 40min s to Warkworth, Wellsford and Helensville townships.
A short stroll to local shops, or ten min drive to Matakana markets, movies & vineyards.
Glorious perennial gardens frame the courtyard and Owen Sound stone patios surround the farmhouse.
Originally dating back to 1870, the main house was expanded and lovingly renovated in 1997.
Turner made a sketching tour of the north of England in 1797.
This watercolour is based on a drawing in a sketchbook dating from his visit to Warkworth.
Breathtaking views are the cornerstone to this remarkable property.
The problem was that it cost them 21p to produce a litre of milk that they had to sell to the processor for 14p.
Wooden painted floors and vintage appointments such as the tongue & groove ceiling, metal counters, vintage enamel sink and transom over the original wooden entrance door are reflective of years gone by.
Appliances include Bosch built-in dishwasher, a built-in cooktop stove, built-in oven, refrigerator, warming oven & microwave.
The watercolour was later engraved for the series The Rivers of England.
As expressed in the poem, it is the dramatically shifting atmosphere of the scene, combined with the rugged grandeur of the castle on its eminence, that appealed to Turner.