Artstay Homestay Of Hand & Heart

Our artstay/ homestay will be a very unusual, excitingly creative experience for you. We are a Japanese & American couple who will teach you pottery, watercolour, pastel & jewellery making while you enjoy our artistic home & improve your English.

Per night
$140 - $170

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Our artstay / homestay will be a unique artistic experience where you will awaken & develop your hidden creative talents, while at the same time, improving your English. We own, Of Hand & Heart, an art gallery in the charming town of Warkworth,1 hour from Auckland.

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Our home is bright, airy & artistic. Your guest room looks out on Bamboo & you’ll sleep on a comfortable Japanese futon. You’ll share our entire house with us & our small dogs. We can provide 3 meals a day with the evening meals often Japanese inspired.

Our artstay offers clay instruction by Rick, from the USA, in hand building & wheel throwing. Mio, from Japan, will explore art with use of both watercolours & pastels. Also bead jewellery making and collage art will be taught.


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Physical address

Artstay Homestay Of Hand & Heart, 3 Neville Street, Warkworth, Warkworth, Auckland, 0910, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
Months of operation:
All months of the year

Facilities and Features

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Lunch
Proximity to airport:
1 hour and half drive (pick up available)
Proximity to coach terminal:
15 minutes walk
Proximity to town:
15 minutes walk to Warkworth centre / 1 hour drive to Auckland centre
Number of rooms:

Pricing and Conditions

Per night $140.00 - $170.00
Other charges:
Picking up & returning to Auckland city or airport.
Further pricing information:
Minimum stay is 2 nights

Language support

  Written Spoken
Japanese YES YES

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