389 Korito Road, New Plymouth
Tel: 06 7522181
Other Environment Friendly InitiativesAll food waste goes to our chooks and worm farm and there are recycling bins. We grow our own firewood as we have coppice trees on the property. Derina is a teacher/practitioner of biodynamics, permaculture and organic gardening and is happy to share her knowledge of these. The bach is made from new and recycled materials and furnished with recycled furniture. We have lots of information on how the property was developed for interested visitors.
Dietary Selections: We offerOrganic Food
Organic MealsWe sell in-season fruit and vegetables from our organically certified gardens. We also have chook eggs for sale. The herb garden in front of the house is well stocked and free for visitors use.
Facilities1 double 1 bunkroom 1 sofabed Lounge/diner/kitchen with woodburner Stove/oven/microwave/fridge/freezer in shed Washing machine Bathroom with shower/composting toilet Patio to back of property Deck to front with barbeque 2 firebaths outside Outside fireplace
Total Capacity4 (6 max)
ElectronicsVCR Hi-Fi with CD & DVD player
ActivitiesClimbing the mountain Various mountain and bush walks Surfing/swimming/fishing at the beaches in New Plymouth Walking/mountain biking tracks at Lake Mangamahoe Sailing around the sugar loaf islands New Plymouth coastal walkway (8 km) TSB theatre and showplace Govet Brewster Art Gallery Puke Ariki Museum Real Tart Gallery There is a passive solar designed macrocarpa house built on the property at which workshops are held on self-sufficiency, permaculture, biodynamics and gardening - visitors are welcome to attend these - numbers permitting.
Tariff IncludesLinen and towels
DirectionsFrom SH3 - go through to Egmont Village, take the second left turn after the 100 speed limit sign (Kent Road). The motor museum is on the left hand side as you turn. Go along this road for 5 km, then take a right turn onto Korito Road - the property is 4 km up this road on the left hand side. From SH1 - Take SH3A to Inglewood, then SH3 to Egmont Village and then follow the instructions above.