Welcome to the private, luxurious experience of Annandale. The working coastal farm and four luxury villas are nestled between the rolling hills of the Banks Peninsula and the sparkling water of the Pacific. These private locations feature award-winning architecture and offers unique experiences on each individual visit.
In an area of outstanding beauty and off the tourist trail lies Annandale, an iconic sheep and cattle farm offering four distinctive luxury villas with relaxed Kiwi-style informality. Developed in 1843, Annandale was one of the earliest and most renowned farms in New Zealand’s South Island. With 10 kilometers of spectacular and rugged coastline, Annandale today boasts 4,000 acres, 500 cattle and between 7,000 and 14,000 sheep.
Map co-ordinates: -43.679155, 172.901494
The centrepiece of this historic farm is the restored 5-bedroom Annandale Homestead which now has every modern convenience whilst sympathetically retaining its original charm and character overlooking the ocean and being surrounded by magnificent gardens, a restored fernery, and state-of-the-art recreation facilities including infinity pool, spa pool and tennis court. Authentic, rustic and thoroughly charming, the historic Shepherd’s Cottage provides an inspiring rural retreat for two with uninterrupted views of the sparkling ocean.
- Take a guided 4WD tour across the 4,000-acre Annandale farm.
- Discover Annandale and the surrounding region with one of the guided scenic tours.
- Upon request, you can hire your own personal chef for a special meal or for your entire stay.
- Just a mere 30 minute drive from Annandale is the town of Akaroa where a number og water-based activities depart from: dolphin-watching, dolphin-swimming tours, water-skiing, sea-kayaking, jet-boating & much more
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Enjoy the exclusive use of the property you choose, where privacy, stunning scenery and the smell of fresh air are guaranteed. Make the experience your own by selecting activities and the level of service that suits your style. From sunrise to sunset, your private retreat at Annandale is authentic and unforgettable.