GALLERY

We hope that the photos included in this 'gallery' give a clear & detailed depiction of the rooms, layout, & facilities.  Please feel free to contact us with any questions you might have.   

 

  • THE MAIN HOUSE
    The owners of Huntington Stables Retreat live on-site in the main house. The North & South Stables are further down the drive past the house, the Loft is a separate building to the right of the house (& where this photo has been taken), & the Stall is a guest-room, attached to the main house (near the garage door in the photo).
  • NORTH STABLE ENTRANCE
    The North & South Stables are side by side. Note: while there is access between the Stables via the deck area, there is no adjoining door inside.
  • INSIDE NORTH & SOUTH STABLES
    Both Stables are set up the same & are situated next to each other.
  • KITCHEN IN NORTH & SOUTH STABLES
    Each Stable features a full kitchen complete with a gas hob, oven, fridge-freezer (behind doors), dishwasher, microwave, pantry, & butcher-block.
  • LIVING AREA IN STABLES WITH ROLLAWAYS
    Rollaways can be added to your booking.
  • NORTH STABLE
    Looking in from the living area to the bedroom.
  • NORTH STABLE
    This beautiful room features a super-king bed, & French doors that open onto a private deck.
  • WARDROBE
    Each lodge has a wardrobe that contains two robes, two pool towels, a spare blanket, wooden & covered hangers, iron, ironing board, hot water bottle, & lockable safe.
  • SWIM, SOAK, STEAM, SHADE & SUN!
    Swim in the pool, soak in the hot tub, steam in the sauna, snooze in the shade, or relax in the sun.
  • CABANA, LOUNGERS, & GARDEN ART
    Enjoy the sun or shade next to the swimming pool & spa pool.
  • STEAM SAUNA
    Steam away your aches & pains in our wonderful sauna. Available to all booked guests!
  • SPA POOL
    This wonderful outdoor spa pool is kept hot all year round.
  • SOUTH STABLE BEDROOM
    Stunning artwork by Cambridge artist Santie Cronje. All artwork is available for purchase which includes framed & unframed prints.
  • BEDROOM
    Both Stables are exactly the same size & layout.
  • BEDROOM FROM BATHROOM
    The bathroom is situated off the bedroom.
  • SOUTH STABLE
    This gorgeous room features a King-size bed, with French doors that open out onto a private deck. Extra beds can be added to the living area in the form of single rollaways.
  • SOUTH STABLE
    Such a lovely room - for one or two people sharing the King bed. Artwork on the wall is by Cambridge based symbolist artist Santie Cronje.
  • KITCHEN IN NORTH & SOUTH STABLES
    Each kitchen has a Nespresso coffee machine, coffee plunger & coffee, & an assortment of tea & coffee in the pantry.
  • TELEVISION & DVD PLAYER
    A 43 inch, HD Samsung Smart television is hidden behind cabinet doors when not in use. This brand new, late model television can be used with your laptop or phone! As well, you will find a DVD player, & a game of Scrabble. You will find a pack of cards, noughts & crosses game, & a colouring book with pencils on the coffee table. Monopoly is available upon request. Artwork on the wall is by Santie Cronjie, & is available for purchase. Please note: there are no Sky channels in any of the rooms. Lightbox is available free of charge in both Stables.
  • ROLLAWAY IN NORTH OR SOUTH STABLE
    We move the dining table to the other side of the room, & can fit one or two rollaways in this space. A third one can be added if needed. Rollaways can be added to either North or South Stable. They cannot be added to the Loft or Stall.
  • ROLLAWAYS
    This is the configuration of two rollaways when added to either of the stables.
  • DVDS & BOOKS
    Both lodges have a bookcase which includes a selection of DVDs & books.
  • BATHROOM IN NORTH & SOUTH STABLES
    Each Stable has a bathroom that includes a slipper bath, toilet, tiled shower, large hand-basin, toiletries, hair-dryer, linen, heated towel rail, & luxury lotions.
  • BATHROOM IN THE STABLES
    Each Stable features a gorgeous bathroom.
  • ITALIAN MARBLE TILED SHOWER
    Gorgeous shower in each of the luxury lodges.
  • LUXURY TOILETRIES IN EACH ROOM
    We provide natural lavender-based toiletries for guests to use. These are produced locally with the lavender grown here in the Waikato. These are also available to purchase. They are perfect for gifts, souvenirs, or to use during the rest of your holiday when you leave here.
  • COLOURING BOOKS FOR THE ADULTS
    As a way to relax & unwind, spend some 'creative time' colouring in a beautiful picture! Leave a message, quote, or poem for others to read & enjoy. You'll find a gorgeous colouring book & pencils in every room.
  • PRIVATE DECK OUTSIDE EACH STABLE
    French doors open out onto the private deck. Enjoy the view of the hills with a glass of wine, or nice cup of tea. A baby Webber barbecue is provided for your exclusive use.
  • NORTH STABLE DECK
    Guest's photo that shows the French doors from the lounge & bedroom of the North Stable, opening out onto the large private deck.
  • STABLE STYLE DOOR
    The half of the door can be kept open while the bottom half can be closed.
  • THE LOFT (STUDIO)
    The studio-style room is up a set of stairs & has the best views on the property!
  • LOFT QUEEN BED
    Queen bed with room for a portable cot. Note the sloped ceilings.
  • THE LOFT (STUDIO)
    Shows some of the layout of this studio.
  • THE LOFT
    Shower over a small bath tub
  • THE LOFT
    Layout of the bathroom. Limited Edition prints by Cambridge artist Santie Cronje are displayed for sale.
  • THE LOFT (STUDIO)
    Layout of this studio-style room
  • THE LOFT (STUDIO)
    The kitchenette with microwave, Nespresso coffee machine, compost bin, small fridge etc
  • THE LOFT (STUDIO)
    Kitchenette & dining area
  • THE LOFT (STUDIO)
    Dining area
  • THE LOFT (STUDIO)
    Two-seater sofa & restaurant guide
  • THE LOFT (STUDIO)
    Small balcony outside the Loft.
  • VIEW FROM THE LOFT
    This stunning photo was taken by a guest staying in the Loft.
  • ANTIPASTO PLATTER TO ORDER
    These can be tailor made to suit your taste & budget. Enjoy one of these delicious platters for two, with a glass of wine out on the deck or patio, or inside while you watch a movie.
  • THE STALL
    This guest-room is attached to the main house but has its own private entrance
  • THE STALL (BASIC GUEST ROOM)
    There is a sliding door between the bedroom & walk-through wardrobe area, then another sliding door to the bathroom.
  • THE STALL
    The Stall is a basic guest-room with a Queen bed, tea & coffee making facilities, & an ensuite. The French doors open out to a small private patio
  • THE STALL (BASIC GUEST ROOM)
    This gives a good indication of room size. It is a guest-room only (with private entrance & ensuite bathroom).
  • THE STALL (BASIC GUEST ROOM)
    Private ensuite bathroom
  • THE STALL (BASIC GUEST ROOM)
    Private ensuite bathroom
  • THE STALL (BASIC GUEST ROOM)
    Toiletries in the ensuite bathroom
  • THE STALL (BASIC GUEST ROOM)
    Microwave, small fridge, tea & coffee making.
  • THE STALL (BASIC GUEST ROOM)
    Provisions for a light continental breakfast are included in the rate. Note: no toaster in this room.
  • COVERED PATIO OF THE STALL
    This basic guest-room has a quaint little patio protected by an annex. We're training the creeper to cover the walls to give the area a more 'tranquil' look and feel.
  • PATH TO POOL COMPLEX & STABLES
    There is a short path from the carpark area to the back entrance of the North & South Stables, & the pool complex. A handrail runs alongside the path.
  • STAIRS DOWN TO LAWN
    A beautiful ivy covers the wall from the stairs down to lower garden, petanque court & lawn.
  • THE MAIN HOUSE
    The owners live onsite in this house. The Stall (guestroom) is to the left. Photo take from the Loft balcony.
  • VIEW FROM LOFT
    Guest's photo that shows the view from the Loft on a misty morning.
  • VIEW FROM THE SOUTH STABLE
    Thank you to our Alabama guests for this amazing photo - taken with an iPad.
  • PATH LEADING TO THE TWO STABLES
    The new seating area is between the main house and the two stables, with the driveway that leads to the bottom gardens.
  • RING NECK DOVES
    Beautiful birds enjoying a bath.
  • LOADS OF LOVELY LAVENDER
    Here is that row of lavender two weeks later - absolutely beautiful display that grows alongside the path in front of the North & South Stables.
  • YOGA & MEDITATION
    A lovely room for yoga. An instructor can be booked.
  • LEMON BALM
    Picked fresh for guests to make delicious Lemon Balm tea.
  • THE LOFT (STUDIO)
    View from the balcony
  • SECRET DOOR IN THE GARDEN
    Where does this door lead to?