Harakeke - Award Winning, Beachfront Holiday Home

Bach or holiday home | Waikanae Beach | #10129

9.8/10 (12 ratings)
  • 6 people
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 3 beds
  • 2 bathrooms
  • No Kids
  • Pets ok
  • No smoking
  • Best Design 2016

Description

  • Beachfront
  • Sheltered
  • Gob-smacking design

Located on the beachfront with direct beach access in northern Waikanae Beach, Harakeke looks over the Waimea Stream Estuary to Kapiti Island.

Never before available to guests, Harakeke is a multi-award winning (NZ Institute of Architects 2015, Master Builders 2015) modern kiwi bach designed by Geoff Fletcher and built by Harlem Build to replace our previous bach “Spinifex". Harakeke was featured by Stuff as one of the top 10 holiday homes for 2015 (Dec 15, New Zealand’s best holiday homes provide plenty of wow factor").

Relaxed, carefree indoor/outdoor living is a reality with a private sheltered patio straight off the living room. Harakeke has all the benefits of unobstructed beach front views, and is sunny & very sheltered.

If you can drag yourself away from the view, Harakeke is within easy (5 min) walking distance of restaurants & cafes, a source of provisions & fine wines, golf course, tennis court and interesting parks & reserves. Harakeke has, in-core floor heating, gas water & cooking, and a wood burner for warmth and ambience for those colder winter nights. With mains pressure continuous flow water heating there is plenty of hot water, and apart from the standard inside showers (with Methvan SatinJet heads), and inside and outside baths, a hot outside shower is a touch of luxury for after swimming or at night...

Special conditions: Dogs OK, but no cats please! Normal check out is 10am, check in 2pm (unless by prior arrangement)

Facilities

  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Bath tub
  • Boat ramp
  • Canoe(s)
  • Clothes dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Fireplace
  • Fridge
  • Life jackets
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • Shower (outdoor)
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Bedroom 2 (queen)

    Large bedroom with views to hills and to beach & Kapiti. Shares large bathroom with bedroom 3.

    1 x Queen bed

  • Bedroom 3 (queen)

    Bedroom with queen bed with views to hills and indirect view to beach & kapiti through main house. Shares large bathroom with bedroom 2

    1 x Queen bed

  • Master Bedroom with ensuite

    Bedroom with stunning full glass outlook to beach and Kapiti.

    1 x Queen bed

Availability & rates*

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Maybe booked
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  • Cleaning: Visitors to clean-up and leave the property as found.
  • Extras: Linen FREE (included)
  • AA Smartfuel: Get 10c/litre fuel discount when you book and stay at this property for TWO nights or more [More info]

Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
Peak
18-Jan-17 to 19-Jan-17
$700/night $700/night
7 night minimum stay
long weekend
20-Jan-17 to 22-Jan-17
$500+/night $500+/night
For up to 4 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $50/night;
3 night minimum stay
Off-peak
23-Jan-17 to 02-Feb-17
$400+/night $400+/night
For up to 4 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $50/night;
3 night minimum stay
long weekend
03-Feb-17 to 05-Feb-17
$500+/night $500+/night
For up to 4 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $50/night;
3 night minimum stay
Off-peak
06-Feb-17 to 12-Apr-17
$400+/night $400+/night
For up to 4 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $50/night;
3 night minimum stay
long weekend
13-Apr-17 to 16-Apr-17
$500+/night $500+/night
For up to 4 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $50/night;
3 night minimum stay
Off-peak
17-Apr-17 to 01-Jun-17
$400+/night $400+/night
For up to 4 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $50/night;
3 night minimum stay
long weekend
02-Jun-17 to 04-Jun-17
$500+/night $500+/night
For up to 4 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $50/night;
3 night minimum stay
Off-peak
05-Jun-17 to 18-Jul-17
$400+/night $400+/night
For up to 4 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $50/night;
3 night minimum stay

*Pricing may vary depending on the dates you choose and the number of guests. Additional charges (extras) and minimum stay criteria may also apply. Bookings paid for through Bookabach online payments incur a 3% credit card transaction fee.

Reviews (31)

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  • House is amazing! Very scenic and modern...

    House is amazing! Very scenic and modern. The perfect getaway vacation stay.

    antonioco1 100%|3x Dec 2016

  • A great modernist home (bach) in a superb location

    A great modernist home (bach) in a superb location. Good for the soul. Well done to that architect

    TomMa153 100%|1x Dec 2016

  • A beautiful Bach, immaculately presented, thoughtful detail...

    A beautiful Bach, immaculately presented, thoughtful detail. Amazing views. Just perfect.

    LucyJ6 100%|2x Dec 2016

  • Too beautiful for words

    Too beautiful for words. Worth every dollar. Stylish. Private. Front Room around the corner and restaurant on the beach had repeat visits from us. Would come back.

    BarbaraBe5 100%|2x Dec 2016

  • An amazing property in a stunning location

    An amazing property in a stunning location.

    MarianaCo1 100%|1x Nov 2016

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