BLUESKIN BAY HOUSE - beautiful historic property

NZD per night

Warrington Beach, Blueskin Bay, Dunedin City.

9.6/10 (10 ratings)

#11739 - Warrington Beach - Bach or holiday home

Listed since October 2010. Shortlisted by 167 members. 29 guest comments.


  • 25people (max)
  • 8bedrooms
  • 4bathrooms
  • kids
  • pets
  • smokers
  • Outstanding 1920 Historic Homestead 15-20 minutes from Dunedin City, Stadium & University Campus
  • Panoramic views over ocean and Blueskin bay, central for exploring Dunedin City, Peninsula & Otago
  • Exclusive use of self-contained accommodation for your gathering, sports teams or work retreat

Stunning Coastal Homestead from the 'Arts & Crafts' period (1920). See the Alpacas and hens, explore paddocks, outstanding peaceful gardens with protected trees, and the panoramic coastal and rural views. An ideal popular choice for adults and/or children for holidays, workshops, meetings, or sports teams. Many guests enjoy the location combined with being close enough to Dunedin for visits or work. The house and charming colonial cottage bunkhouses sleep total of up to 27 if needed. Accommodation is not shared with other guests and is self catering.

Warrington Beach and sheltered Blueskin Bay are walking distance, safe, clean, and dog friendly. This coast is popular for fishing, swimming, boating. Surf conditions vary. Local coastal wildlife includes penguins, seals, sea lions, oyster catchers, godwits, dolphins, albatrosses, and occasionally whales.
Local area: Lots beaches, wildlife, Orokonui Ecosanctuary with Visitor and Education Centre, Karitane 9-hole golf course, kayak hire and horse riding, Waitati prize-winning Blueskin Garden Centre, café, art gallery, local shop. Owners are happy to advise regarding day-trips and sights & have leaflets & maps in the house.

The homestead is well set up with quality beds and furniture. A great entertainment venue. Large veranda connects lounges to stunning gardens with very rare Mexican Hand Tree, and protected native trees and native birds, perfect for relaxing in. On the property there are also alpacas and hens. Plenty of outside furniture, children's swings, fenced area. BBQ etc. For cosy winter retreats there is an open fireplace, heat pump, heaters and electric blankets. Kitchen and breakfast room - lots storage space, good sized fridge-freezer, microwave and a new electric oven with gas hob, very well stocked with cooking equipment, crockery and utensils etc to cater for larger groups. Parking for vehicles, boats etc.

We accept PAYPAL (VISA, MASTERCARD), bank transfers or cash.


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Broadband Internet
  • Clothes dryer
  • Cot available
  • DVD player
  • Easy access
  • Electric blankets
  • Fireplace
  • Fridge
  • Heat pump - Aircon
  • Highchair
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Telecom
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • Special events venue
  • Toddler safe
  • TV
  • Washing machine


  • 2 cots

  • 2nd front upstairs bedroom

    1 x Double bed
    1 x Roll-away bed
    1 x Single bed

  • 3rd upstairs bedroom

    1 x Double bed
    1 x Single bed

  • Blueskin Bunkhouse

    1 x Bunk bed
    1 x Bunk bed (single over double)

  • Downstairs bedroom

    1 x Double bed
    1 x Single bed

  • Garden Bunkouse

    1 x Bunk bed (single over double)
    1 x Single bed

  • Little Bunkhouse

    1 x Bunk bed

  • Master upstairs &Balcony

    1 x Queen bed
    2 x Single bed
    1 x Single with rollaway bed

Service level

Linen: Linen supplied and included with rental.

Cleaning: Cleaning can be provided. Additional charge of $10.00 per person applies.


Cleaning (Optional, $10.00 per person) ; Linen (Included) ;

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Owner/Manager contact details will be provided by Bookabach once you've made a booking request.

  • AA Smartfuel Easter 2014 offer. 20cpl for bookings of 3 or more nights over Easter and Anzac weekend. Book using code: AASF-EASTER-2014 (conditions apply). [More info]

  • Children $20 nightly, 3 years old or under stay FREE

  • Own sheets or sleeping bag and towel and get a 10% discount

Special conditions

LINEN: Provided (apart from beach towels). We do the laundering of bedding & towels on your departure.

FIREWOOD: provided/included

CLEANING: The accommodation must be left clean & tidy. However, if you would like to book a cleaner to clean on your departure the cost is $10 per guest.

Smoking is ok outside.

PETS who are well behaved are very welcome. We have an enclosed yard. The Warrington beach also allows dogs. A medium sized dog crate is available at the house if required.

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Guest comments

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  •  The house is spacious and well stocked with bedding and kitchen items. As for the grounds - amazing!!! Thank you so much. 

    • a.muriwai.stevens
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  •  Location was lovely, house was well kept and cosy - however the beds were a little dusty. 

  •  We had a great weekend. Excellent location. Breakfast outside watching sun rising is a great way to start the day. Comfortable accommodation. 

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Things to do

  • Boat Hire
  • Cafes/Restaurants
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking/Walks
  • Historical Sites
  • Horse Riding
  • Mountain Biking
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


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