At a GlancePoplars 3 is a three bedroom ensuited retreat, baronial with height and interesting feature stonework. Open plan living and dining area in a lofted barn style with a stunning framed view of Te Mata Peak. The kitchen is built with rustic naturally distressed timber, and the house boasts beautiful textures and finishes throughout. A sheltered outdoor dining area leads into an open fireplace and pool. Large lawn area with expansive views of the Tukituki valley and Te Mata peak. It is a short walk down to the communal tennis court at Poplars Upstream.
LocationKahuranaki Road, Havelock North
CapacityUp to six people in three king bedrooms, each with ensuite. Two of which can split into twin share.
Rate$1100 p/night 3 bedrooms (1st Feb- 14th Dec)
$1300 p/night 3 bedrooms (14th Dec - 31st Jan & Easter)
Check in/outCheck-in: 3.00pm | Check-out: 11.00am
Minimum Rental2 night minimum
3 night min NZ stat holidays
4 night min Easter weekend
Christmas/New Year: 7 night minimum stay or by negotiation
PaymentVisa and Mastercard accepted - Sorry no Amex or Diners
A valid credit card is required to secure and confirm all bookings regardless of payment method.
Terms and Cancellations
Bookings cancelled prior to 90 days from arrival the 40% deposit is refunded in full.
Bookings cancelled between 90 and 30 days of arrival the 40% deposit is refunded less the $250 booking fee.
Bookings cancelled within 30 days of arrival 100% of total is charged.
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Three king bedrooms, each with ensuite.
Stereo with CD player SKY TV/DVD LCD Flat screen TV Wireless Broadband Internet Connection/no charge IPOD connection
A fully equipped kitchen, complete with dishwasher, gas hobs, electric oven and microwave. Gas BBQ
Full laundry with washing machine, dryer and ironing facilities.
Located within easy walking distance is an all-weather tennis court guests are welcome to utilise. Racquets and balls provided. 4 mountain bikes and fly fishing equipment is also available.
Separate outdoor verandah and open fire. Flat sheltered grassed areas. Private swimming pool (heated for Labour weekend – end of Easter).
Open Indoor fire.
Fly fishing equipment available (rod, net and vest).
$25 per porta-cot
Poplars 3 is also located in the beautiful Tuki Tuki River Valley. It is up a private driveway on farmland above the river with spectacular views across the river to the entire ridgeline of Te Mata Peak. While totally secluded, it is just 15 minutes drive from Havelock North, situated 4 kms upstream (west) from the Red Bridge which crosses the Tuki Tuki River.
During your stay you can also enjoy a premium selection of Black Barn wines.
We have a selection of mini bar items stocked in the retreat for your convenience. If there is a Black Barn wine we don't have in your retreat just let us know and we will have it ready for your arrival.
- BBV NV Brut
- BBV 2020 Pinot Gris
- BBV 2020 Barrel Fermented Chardonnay
- BBV 2022 Rosé
- BBV 2020 Syrah
- Garage Project Beer – Pale Ale & Hāpi Daze
- Antipodes Still and Sparkling Water
Cellular Network Coverage Note to Vodafone customers: Unfortunately while Black Barn is minutes from civilisation it is still well outside Vodafone’s coverage area. With the exception of very specific spots, your Vodafone (usually 021) phone will probably not work here. We apologise for the inconvenience however your Telecom (usually 027) phone will work and wireless broadband is available. If you are travelling from overseas we would advise you against purchasing Vodafone SIM cards for calls or internet connections in this area.
There is great trout fishing right at your doorstep - or we can provide a guide to take you a little further afield. You can also enjoy river swimming, kayaking and extensive walking trails. Cape Kidnappers, recognised as one of the worlds great Golf courses is 20 minutes down stream. The beautiful Waimarama and Ocean beaches are 20 minutes to the east. There are wineries and restaurants all within minutes of the gate. Havelock North with its great shopping, delis, antiques and food supplies is 10 minutes away. A full compendium to local restaurants and attractions will be in the retreat when you arrive, we also offer a wide range of activities that we are more than happy to arrange on your behalf. You can also view our compendium below.
Click here for our Guest Compendium
Three kingsized bedrooms with ensuite $1100.00 per night. The price includes first mornings breakfast provisions. Two rooms can split into twin share if needed. Please no smoking inside. No pets. No fireworks are permitted.
Peak period is $1300 for 3 bedrooms from 15th December - 31st January.