Nestled in the Canterbury High Country; Snowdon Station Shearers’ Quarters offers modern accommodation. Absolutely perfect for groups or large families. Close to Methven, Darfield, Ashburton and Christchurch making it an ideal location for a getaway.
In true High Country Shearers Quarters style there is a large open plan kitchen and dining area with a superb log burner, a separate TV nook makes for the ideal kids area too. Full bathroom facilities included, 3 showers and toilets available as well as ensuite facilities with the master bedroom.
The Master Bedroom has a queen bed and two bunks with an ensuite. (Sleeping 4 in total). The Two Bunk Rooms each have six bunks. Linen is optional at an extra cost of $25 per person.
Also available is a fully self-contained Snowdon Studio Unit adjacent to the Shearers Quarters. This accommodation is ideal for couples, with a Queen Bed, ensuite and cooking facilities. The Studio Unit can be used on its own or in conjunction with the Shearers Quarters. The accommodation is for the exclusive use of the booking group.
The Snowdon Shearers Quarters and Studio Unit are great in conjunction with the Snowdon Lodge for large groups, sleeping up to approx 40 people in total, only a 5 minute walk away from each other.
A hot tub is available (additional charge) and a perfect way to unwind whilst taking in the stunning mountain views.
There is something for everybody at Snowdon Station. It has a long history, much of which has been preserved by the family. There is an informal museum, which reflects the activities and interest of the people who have lived and worked here. Well worth a look.
Animal lovers can visit the farms' pets, you can even feed the 2 pet pigs.
Several local walking tracks within half an hours drive including the Washpen Falls Walkway, the Rakaia Gorge Walkway, the Dry Acheron and Peak Hill Walkways. There are also numerous walking and biking options available on the farm for all ages and abilities. Within half an hour of the Mt Hutt mountain bike park and an hour from Mt Somers and Arthurs Pass National Park.
Other local attractions include jet boating and fishing on the Rakaia river with Discovery Jet, fishing and boating on Lake Coleridge and Lake Lyndon and local fly fishing.
Christchurch is one hours drive away, Methven is half an hours drive where there are a variety of excellent eating and entertainment options available.
Terrace Downs Resort with its magnificent views is a short 3-minute drive away and offers an 18 hole golf course and restaurant with all day dining options.
Enquiries welcome for on site catering and farm tours. (seasonally dependent)
$160 / Night for 4 guests
Extra guests: $40Min. stay: 2 Nights
Rates are $40 per adult and $20 per child (2yrs - 16yrs) with a minimum of $160 per night. Under 2's free.
Linen available at $25 per person for the duration of the stay, which includes towels, sheets and pillow cases OR bring your own.
Bathmats, hand towels, tea towels and (outer) bedding are supplied.
Sorry, this is not a party venue.
Hot tub available for $150 for the duration of the stay, this is for the use of 1 gas bottle which will run for 2-3 tub sessions.
This is self catering accommodation; please leave it as you find it. All cleaning products provided.
566 Snowdon Road
Tel: +64 (0)3 3186 939
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