A Home Away From Home


Central Hawkes Bay, Est 1855

Welcome to 

Ashcott Homstead

Nestled in the heart of Central Hawkes Bay, Ashcott Homestead has stood for 160 years as a grand reminder of the prosperity of this fascinating region. Positioned in nine beautiful acres from the original 20,000 acre estate, the home and gardens retain their significant place in New Zealand history and invite the traveler to relax and take in the delights of the surrounding countryside.

Bayly Room

Named after Marie Bayly A’Deane (who married John Tucker in 1863) ; and their eldest son, John Bayly A’Deane.
This room, also added in 1910, features a balcony with stunning stained glass door, a king size bed and wardrobe. Views over the garden, pond and the farmland beyond add to the peaceful ambience of this room. The private bathroom is next door off the guest seating area.

A’Deane Room

Named after the original owner John Tucker, who changed his name to A’Deane upon marriage in order to inherit from his wife’s grandfather.
This beautiful room was added in 1910 and features an ornamental fireplace, panelled ceiling, and garden views. The King size bed provides a restful nights sleep. The private bathroom is down the hallway.

Sunrise Room

Named for the nearby Sunrise Track & Hut in the Ruahine Ranges, the morning sun glows in this pretty room.
A queen size bed and views over the gardens ensure a restful nights’ sleep.
The private bathroom is down two steps next door.

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John - 021 500 661 or Giovanni - 027 504 1605
2318 State Highway 50, Ashley Clinton Central Hawkes Bay, New Zealand 4286

Your new hosts who started in October 2020, John and Giovanni will ensure your stay is unforgettable and enjoyable, providing warm hospitality and local advice pertaining to events and places that will enhance your Central Hawkes Bay experience.

The Homestead is now a family home, but once featured both a Billiard Room and Ballroom that have hosted royalty and dignitaries over many generations. The original library still exists to sit and relax and read away the hours. Modern comforts add to the feeling of luxury and indulgence.