Nestled in the heart of Central Hawkes Bay, Ashcott Homestead has stood for 160 years as a grand reminder of the prosperity of this fascinating region. Positioned in ten beautiful acres from the original 20,000 acre estate, the home and gardens retain their significant place in New Zealand history and invite the traveler to relax and take in the delights of the surrounding countryside.
Your new hosts starting in October 2020, John and Giovanni will ensure your stay is unforgettable and enjoyable, providing warm hospitality and local advice pertaining to events and places that will enhance your Central Hawkes Bay experience.
The Homestead is now a family home, but once featured both a Billiard Room and Ballroom that have hosted royalty and dignitaries over many generations. The original library still exists to sit and relax and read away the hours. Modern comforts add to the feeling of luxury and indulgence.
BEDROOMS – ASHCOTT HOMESTEAD BED & BREAKFAST
The beautifully appointed bedrooms each have seperate private bathrooms.
The A’Deane bathroom also with a claw foot bath and shower, the other two with showers only.
All bedrooms offer very comfortable beds, wifi, electric blankets in winter, heating, and quality bedlinen, bathrobes and towels.
In addition to the 3 main bedrooms, a small room with queen size bed and a room with two single beds is available upon request at a different price for children etc.
Room are between $160 and $195 (NZD) per night for 2 people.
The Adean Room
The Bayly Room
The Sunrise Room
Ashcott Homestead’s rich history is apparent in tastefully presented formal areas including the original 19th century panelled room and the library. The original ballroom is now the new owners formal sitting room, which you are welcome to relax in. What was the impressive billiard rooms is now the owners master bedroom.
Free wifi is available throughout the property, together with a TV for guests’ use in the panelled room lounge, which also has an open fireplace for cosy winter nights.
Continental/cooked breakfast is served in the dining area with beautiful stained glass windows overlooking the garden. Upstairs in the bedroom wing is a guest area where you can help yourself to a refreshing cup of tea or coffee.
Guests are welcome to stroll around the grounds which include a petanque court and large pond with jetty; we also have free range chickens, sheep and an exuberant Whippet/Border Collie called Sasha, and a puppy called Sebastian.
2318 State Highway 50, Ashley Clinton
Hawkes Bay, New Zealand
+64 021 500 661- John or 027 504 1605- Giovanni