* Quiet and peaceful country setting
* Only 15 minute drive to the beach
and local golf course.
* Set in private estate grounds, with
access to a swimming pool and
Ica Whare is a rustic, charming 1 bedroom stand-alone (self-contained) unit, located in the grounds of Ica Station Homestead at Whareama, close to the beach resort of Riversdale.
Ica Whare offers our visitors comfortable, clean, rustic accommodation in a location with interesting early NZ rural character. Situated at the end of a 'no exit' road, simply enjoy the peace and quiet of an early settler 'Whare', in the beautiful countryside setting of Ica Station Homestead grounds.
The unit has a queen bedroom, a living/dining area, kitchenette and inside shower room with flushing toilet. With views over the garden, here you can relax, read a book, have glass of wine and listen to the birds in the peaceful setting of this unit. Next door is the main Homestead with B & B accommodation where all our guests have use of the swimming pool during their stay.
There is also an option to have breakfasts or an evening meal - by arrangement only - please enquire when booking.
With Riversdale and Otahome Beaches only 15 minutes drive away and Castlepoint Beach 35 minutes in the opposite direction, this bach is an ideal base for couples to explore the East Coast of the Wairarapa!
There's plenty to see and do in the area. Nearby Riversdale and Castlepoint offer superb Golf Courses, Tennis Courts, Swimming, Fishing, Surfing, Walking, Diving and Boating. Or Otahome, where you often have the beach to yourselves. Whareama has a Boat Ramp and small Church (5 mins). Close by is the village of Tinui that has a Cafe & Bar, Craft Shop, Antique Shop and Living Historic Village as well as the oldest ANZAC Memorial Cross which now has a public access walkway up to it from the Cemetery (Nov - Apr annually).
Locally you can go canoeing on our little lake at Ica or make use of the Whareama Boat Launch to go further afield!
Price (2 persons):
1 Night Weekend stay - $150
2 Nights (or more) - $125 per night
Extra Person - $35 per night
Price includes all linen, bedding, towels and tea/coffee provisions.
* Kitchenette (Kettle/Toaster/Microwave/Frypan)
* Fridge/Freezer (small)
* Electric Oven/Hob
* Freeview TV & DVD Player
* Crockery, Cutlery & Utensils
* Electric Blankets
* Electric Heater
* Gas BBQ
* Use of swimming pool/spa pool
* Well behaved pets strictly by arrangement - not always possible
Smoking allowed outside only please.
Renters are expected to clean up and leave the property as found as no cleaning fee is charged.
Check-in available from 1.30pm and check-out by 10.30am. If you would like an earlier check-in or later check-out, please let us know - we will do our best to accommodate your wishes, but this is very much dependent on outgoing or incoming guests.
Cellphone reception - Spark, text only from local area - Vodafone, non-existent at present! Good cellphone reception at Riversdale or Castlepoint.
For a 2 or 3 day fully catered 'Walking Experience' across private farmland and isolated Wairarapa coastline, check out the 'Whareama Coastal Walk' website at:
HOW TO BOOK:
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