Church Street is a truly marvellous location offering all of Greytown’s many village delights within a quick stroll away. This is also a wonderful place to base yourself for other adventures throughout the beautiful Wairarapa valley.
The Farmhouse is a really warm and safe place to relax in front of the fire and enjoy quality time with family and friends, making lovely holiday memories in gorgeous Greytown.
This warm, spacious and very comfortable farmhouse was built in 1920 on a property located in nearby Bidwell’s Cutting. This home is typical of farmhouses being built at that time and is crafted with sturdy local Timbers which have stood the test of time. The home was occupied by the Chappell family, and Mr Chappell worked for many, many years in service to the owners of that farm in Bidwells Cutting. Upon Mr Chappell’s retirement the home was gifted to Mr Chappell as a ‘thank you’ for his many years of loyal service. It was arranged that the home would be relocated to the section at 6 Church Street in 1984 so that Mr Chappell could enjoy his retirement in the heart of the Greytown village.
We learned this story of true generosity when we purchased the property in 2014. This we believe is a wonderful act of kindness and one we felt is well worth sharing.
Since 2014 we have slowly worked away to lighten up the interior and create a really warm, bright and homely feel in ‘The Farmhouse’ with large airy spaces and lots of sunshine. The small garden that wraps around the house creates beautiful summer shade and attracts plenty of the local native bird life.
Other things to note: No parties and no outside noise after 10pm