Luxury Lodge
Bay of Islands
New Zealand

Two Story c1920 Homestead
4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Registered NZ Historic Places Site

Enter the front door and immediately be captivated by the rich native Rimu panelling polished Matai floors and the handsome staircase leading to the upstairs guest rooms.

"While you stay here our home is your home."

Chris & Sam Ludbrook

Stairway to guest bedrooms.

Entrance to Ludbrook House, early morning.

View from twin bedroom facing east in winter.

View from double bedroom looking to ancient pa site.

Upstairs choose between 2 double and 2 twin rooms each decorated in soft pastels and flooded with light.
Comfortable beds, antiques and displays of contemporary New Zealand art (click here) works set the scene for your appreciation.

Each of the 4 Upstairs Bedrooms:
  • panoramic views over the farm lands.
  • serviced with private bathrooms.
Downstairs the house is planned around the central staircase. The contempory art collection hangs throughout the house. The 'afternoon' room with fireplace and library looks onto the garden with its lush sub tropical growth.

Garden scene through dining room looking east.
Garden scene through dining room looking east.
Relax on a garden seat in the early morning sun.
Relax on a garden seat in the early morning sun.

Soak up the Northland sun in the family room and kauri panelled dining room. Weather permitting, take breakfast and dinner on an outside terrace while watching the sheep and cattle across the paddocks.

Contented animals seen across garden wall.

Family members breakfast inside garden wall.

Outside the house the large and rambling garden beckons. Explore the ongoing landscaping work that Chris is addicted to and stroll to the fig and citrus orchards where you are bound to find fruit to pick and eat.

Iris flower beside the house.

Magnolia Vulcan flower in winter.

"The house and Chris & Sam are an inspiration and delight. A home where the magic and the magical are a daily experience."


Luxury Lodge Bed and Breakfast Accommodation - Bay of Islands New Zealand
Ludbrook House Exclusive Accommodation

7491 State Highway One, Ohaeawai, Bay of Islands NZ 0211

Telephone 00649 4059 846 - Fax 00649 4059 845 - E-mail

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