Feel comfortable in the spacious 1930s timber home of high ceilings and big rooms. The 5-acre garden has drystone walls, ponds, 15m heated pool, table-tennis, pool table, livestock, wildlife and comfort cycles hire for $50/day $35/4 hours. From house, there's a great ride to Hamilton Gardens, along the Waikato River and stopping at cafes, a museum, historic sites and other interesting sites. Get a self-guide programme or join a guided tour. 2 hours riding and 4-6 hours total depending on stops.