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Enchanting Northland Hideaway

Luxury Retreat in the Heart of Northland








Welcome to The Potting Shed, an exquisite luxury retreat nestled in the heart of Northland, less than two hours’ drive from bustling Auckland. This charming retreat, hidden amidst lush native bush and sprawling farmland, offers an authentic New Zealand experience wrapped in a blanket of luxury and tranquility.

Imagine waking up to the symphony of birds, stepping out to breathe in the fresh, crisp air, and being greeted by the sight of rolling green hills and the soothing sounds of a nearby stream. This is what a typical morning at The Potting Shed looks like. With a waterfall cascading down nearby cliffs, extensive cottage gardens blooming with vibrant flora, and a private beach just a leisurely 300m stroll or a quick golf-buggy ride away, this luxury escape is a hidden gem in the idyllic landscapes of Te Arai, Langs Beach, and Mangawhai.

Built originally as an art studio and a tranquil space for meditation, The Potting Shed has been transformed into a dream lodge by its owners who have resided on this enchanting property at Andersons Cove for more than 25 years. Their love and creativity are evident in the meticulous design and thoughtful amenities that enhance your stay.

Step inside The Potting Shed, and you're welcomed by the warmth of an open fire, perfect for curling up beside on cooler winter evenings. The fully equipped Miele kitchen invites you to cook up a storm, the Nespresso machine is ready to fuel your morning routine, and a Weber BBQ stands by for those unforgettable alfresco dinners under the stars.

Every detail in The Potting Shed is designed to indulge and pamper. The en-suite is sumptuous, providing a soothing retreat after a day of exploration. The hot tub, set at a relaxing 38°C, awaits outside the bedroom, ready to whisk you away into a world of relaxation as you soak under the clear Northland sky, morning or night.

But the luxury experience doesn’t end at the boundaries of The Potting Shed. A complimentary golf cart is provided for guests to roam around the 111-acre Andersons Cove farm. This breathtaking estate houses a vibrant menagerie of sheep, steers, cows, and chickens. The rippling fields of native bush, a citrus grove bursting with sun-kissed fruit, a berry house teeming with sweet treasures, and meticulously maintained gardens offer endless opportunities for exploration and enjoyment. The farm even produces its own olive oil, a testament to its commitment to providing a truly authentic and unique experience.

The farm boasts private access to a 700m stretch of pristine, white sandy beach, making it one of the only two properties with such a privilege in the area. The beach offers safe and private all-tide swimming and fishing opportunities, adding a splash of adventure to your luxurious stay.

At The Potting Shed, you're not just booking accommodation; you're choosing an experience. Whether you're seeking the serenity of a secluded retreat, an adventurous exploration of New Zealand's natural beauty, or a unique culinary journey, The Potting Shed is ready to welcome you. Embark on an unforgettable journey to a world where luxury meets authenticity, and every moment is crafted to captivate and inspire

Nightly Rate Example: 2 Night Minimum - Off Peak (April - October) from NZD$ 2750 per night | Peak Season (November - March) from NZD$ 3250 per night

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