Estate Facilities

Glen Aros Country Estate is an exclusive self-catering villa rental located in the foothills surrounding the wine-growing region of Hawkes’ Bay. If you are looking for serenity and seclusion with every comfort, you will find it here at Glen Aros in the Raukawa countryside.

The estate is set in two hectares of well-tended garden with mature trees, expansive lawns, and an olive grove. The gracious living rooms and grounds of Glen Aros offer a relaxing setting for a gathering of family, friends or colleagues.

If you are seeking solitude, you can find yourself a private nook to write, read or just sit on the veranda and soak up the atmosphere. Relax and enjoy this captivating private, gated estate and make use of the many facilities.

Each bedroom has a super king size bed and its own en suite. One room in the main villa and one room in the adjacent cottage can be configured into king size twin beds.

Facilities and services include:

  • Fully equipped kitchen – see Dining notes for details
  • Chef for private, casual or fine dining is available by prior arrangement and subject to availability.
  • Every room has individual climate control for automatic heating or cooling.
  • Top quality linens are provided including large pool towels
  • Individually controlled TV’s in all bedrooms and 46” screen TV’s in living areas
  • Insect screens on selected doors and windows
  • Free wireless internet access throughout the property
  • Log fire with gas starter (firewood provided)
  • DVD/CD library and books/paperback library
  • Laundry area with 2 large washing machines and driers, iron and ironing board
  • Large recreation room with a kitchen, bar and full-sized billiard table, also opening directly to the pool and spa patio.
  • Well-equipped gym
  • Independently heated spa and a heated swimming pool, with a weir and natural stone patio that seamlessly blend into the surrounding garden. Note: Children must at all times be accompanied by a responsible adult while in the pool area.
  • There is no extra charge for pool heating Oct. - April. (The pool is not heated in winter.)
  • Meeting room, professionally equipped, with a 12 seat boardroom quality table and adjustable leather chairs. French doors open directly to the pool and spa patio.
  • Petanque court and croquet lawn
  • Security gates and ample secure parking
  • The property has helicopter access.
  • The GPS coordinates are latitude: 39o 43.785’ South; longitude 176o 38.594’ East