Stunning views on 7 acres above Leigh Harbour

3 bedroom, 3 bathroom house aboveLeighHarbour&closetoGoatIsland,Matakana, Leigh Sawmill Cafe

8.5/10 (15 ratings) 57 Guest Comments

#1882 - Leigh - Bach or holiday home - Listed Apr 2005


  • 8people (max)
  • 3bedrooms
  • 3bathrooms
  • kids
  • pets
  • smokers
  • Stunning harbour views from this 3bedroom,3bathroomhouseon7acres,private track to water.
  • In Sun 12/4 out Wed 15th - 3 nights, up to 4 adult - $500. Enquire for other options.
  • Our house is just above Leigh Harbour (aboveareserve)on7acresofmainlybush & organic gardens.

Our self contained holiday house is situated just above Leigh Harbour (above a reserve) on 7 acres of mainly bush & organic gardens. We have spectacular views over the Leigh Harbour, across the wharf, & out to Barrier & Tawharanui. It is very peaceful & private but we are not isolated. You can walk down our track to the harbour & wharf, around to the shops & back home, perhaps popping into the Leigh Sawmill Cafe on your way. We are just 5 mins from Goat Island Marine Reserve & Matheson Bay, 10 mins from beautiful Pakiri beach & a short drive from the many great cafes & vineyards in this area.
There are 3 double bedrooms each with an ensuite. The master bedroom has views as described above, & a wet floor bathroom. You can lie in bed & watch the boats or just enjoy the antics of our resident bird life, lots of kingfishers, kereru (NZ native pigeons), kaka (our native parrots), quail, tuis & sometimes a family of pheasants. The house is set up for use by anyone with a physical disability or in a wheelchair, please enquire for further details. The kitchen/lounge area is open plan with a fully equipped kitchen, including a microwave & dishwasher, and yes we provide a coffee plunger. There is a fireplace for those cold wet (romantic) weekends (with lots of firewood), a TV, video, CD & DVD player, some videos DVD's & CDs, books, magazines & games. There are a couple of body boards, snorkels, masks & flippers, tennis racquets & basic fishing gear avail ($100 bond refundable on departure). Outside we have a BBQ & eating area at the rear of the house, as well as another table & benches out on the front lawn under our large old Totara tree. You can sit & sip your coffee or wine while watching the comings & goings in the harbour. We can provide all linen, by prior arrangement, including towels, but please bring your own beach towels. Pets - please ask first


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Cot available
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • Easy access
  • Electric blankets
  • Fireplace
  • Fridge
  • Highchair
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Telecom
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair access


  • Bedroom 1

    1 x Queen bed

  • Bedroom 2

    1 x Double bed
    1 x Single bed

  • Bedroom 3

    1 x Queen bed

  • Lounge

    2 x Single bed

Service level

Linen: Linen can be supplied. Additional charge of $35.00 per person applies.

Cleaning: Visitors to clean-up and leave the property as found.


Linen (Optional, $35.00 per person) ;

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

  • SCHOOL HOLIDAY SPECIAL Arrive Sunday 12 April - checkout Wed 15th, up to 4 guests, 3 nights - $500 Total! In Wed 15th out Fri 17th $300 Total.

Special conditions

Quilts & pillows provided - if you require sheets, pillowcases & towels there is a charge of $40 per queen bed and $30 per single.

A cleaning fee/bond is charged and will be refunded within 24 hours of your departure provided you leave the house as clean and tidy, and in the same condition, as you found it. All cleaning products provided.

Pets - please enquire first.

Guest Comments (57)

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 Lovely little cottage with beautiful views. Short walking distance to Leigh Sawmill cafe and the harbour. We thoroughly enjoyed our weekend and would stay here again. 

 Location, setting and views superb 

 This property is one of our favourites and it was great to return. Such a lovely setting overlooking Leigh Harbour and beyond and both quiet and peaceful. The house is spacious and has everything you need. Very child friendly with lots of space to run around. The fire is awesome and heats the place in no time on those chilly nights. We will return again soon I'm sure! Thank you. 

 Great Views of Leigh, and a short walk to the Saw Mill Cafe is a nice bonus :) 

 Lovely location and wonderfully private. 

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$150-$330+ NZD per night

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Things to do

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