BLUESKIN BAY HOUSE - beach, space, views and peace

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9.5/10 (23 ratings) 42 Guest Comments

#11739 - Warrington Beach - Bach or holiday home - Listed Oct 2010


  • 16people (max)
  • 6bedrooms
  • 3bathrooms
  • 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 group, gathering, teams or work retreat

Stunning Coastal Homestead from the 'Arts & Crafts' period (1920). An ideal popular self catering choice for adults and/or children for holidays, workshops, meetings, or sports teams. Many guests enjoy the relaxing location combined with being close enough to Dunedin for visits or work. See the Alpacas, enjoy outstanding peaceful gardens with protected trees and native birds, walks, and the panoramic coastal views. The house also has charming colonial cottage bunkhouses if needed. Accommodation is not shared with other guests. We have 100% great reviews.

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. Owner is happy to advise regarding day-trips with leaflets & maps in the house.

The homestead is well set up with quality beds and furniture. 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. Plenty of outside furniture, children's swings, fenced area. BBQ etc. For cosy winter retreats we have 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/utensils etc to cater for groups. Parking for vehicles, boats etc.

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


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Clothes dryer
  • Cot available
  • DVD player
  • Easy access
  • Electric blankets
  • 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


  • 2nd front upstairs bedroom

    1 x Double 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

    2 x Single bed

  • Little Bunkhouse

    1 x Bunk bed

  • Master upstairs &Balcony

    1 x Queen bed
    2 x Single bed

Service level

Linen: Linen can be supplied. Additional charge of $10.00 per person applies.

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


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

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

Special conditions

LINEN: If needed it can be hired for $10 per person per stay.

CLEANING: The accommodation must be left clean & tidy as found. Alternatively, 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.

Guest Comments (42)

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 The house was very comfortable, and the views were great. Lovely location, a relaxing environment. 

 The location of the house was great. The house great. Yhey way the house was set up to show its age and style was good as well. Its just a shame We never got to stay ther because of bookabaches system we never were able to get in touch with lynne 

 Thanks very much for a great stay! 

 Lovely warm and cosy old home. Really enjoyed our stay. 

 House has everything you need and Lynne keeps it clean. location could not have been better for exploring the region. 

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Things to do

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