Come and Stay

 

Relax in nature at blockhill, North Canterbury, New Zealand

Eco cabin tiny house accommodation

A peaceful retreat surrounded by organic (permaculture) gardens and native bush. Relax in the hammocks during the sunny days or soak in the fire-bath under the night sky. A cosy cottage on a rainy day with beautiful private views looking out over the beech trees.
The Eco Cabin is a studio style single room which includes a mezzanine loft bed (queen mattress) with an additional fold-out futon bed downstairs. There is easy access to an outdoor composting toilet and fire-heated/solar-heated shower, as well as a fire-heated/solar-heated outdoor bath.

Cooking facilities include a wood fired cooktop and oven. There is also a toaster, double hotplate and toaster oven for your convenience. The cabin has running water, mini fridge and kitchen bench for preparing meals.

Enjoy the private deck overlooking the native bush, ideal for bird-watching and relaxation.
  • Suitable for up to 2 guests.
  • Not suitable for young children
  • No wifi (minimal cellpone and data coverage)
  • No smoking anywhere on the premises

Shipping container tiny house

Self contained modified shipping container house with enclosed outdoor kitchen

Embrace the concept of 'less is more' and experience a simpler, low impact, small footprint way of living. Making extensive use of recycled materials and low-tech solutions, the container house is comfortable with clever use of space. Enjoy lush views out the expansive windows into the forest garden, alive with birds and bees.

The shipping container offers both a double and single bed as well as a hammock for relaxing in the attached conservatory. A small but well equipped kitchen will allow for simple meal preparation. The kitchen includes a mini fridge and gas cooking. You can also make use of the wood fire oven situated in the container space. The wood fire also heats the water for both the kitchen and the outdoor shower. The outdoor toilet is a rustic little outhouse in close proximity.
  • Suitable for up to two people
  • Not suitable for young children
  • No wifi (cellphone and mobile data coverage)
  • No smoking anywhere on the premises
Participate and learn - work exchange

Participate and learn - work exchange

Since 2012 we have been sharing our knowledge, produce and lifestyle with eager and willing participants.

If you'd like to come and stay and help out with our day-to-day activities, we happily exchange some of your time and efforts throughout the day for education, inspiration and comfortable accommodation surrounded by the permaculture food forest garden.