Iconic beachside house magnificent private setting

Bach or holiday home | Matapouri | #10837

9.5/10 (11 ratings)
  • 7 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 12 Beds
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


  • Perched on beautiful, safe sandy beach with glorious views
  • Private beach access to magical Staffa Bay
  • Private and comfortable

Stunning beachfront house, architectural gem sitting beautifully within its magnificent native bush and sea environment.

The house is perched right above beautiful private Staffa Bay. A short path drops into the idyllic cove with golden sand tucked in at the eastern end of Woolleys Bay. Staffa Bay is a safe and beautiful swimming beach. Gorgeous sea views, 1 minute walk to beach on private path, 10 minute walk on scenic track to Whale Bay, 15 minute walk to Matapouri Bay and the Matapouri Store (or 40 minutes on the world-renowned coastal track), 15 minute walk to the nearby surf beach Sandy Bay.

Ideal for lounging on the divan and gazing at the sea, listening to the sound of the ocean and birdsong. In the evening have a sundowner on the comfortable wooden bench by the bench or on either of the two decks overlooking the sea. Cook a sausage on the BBQ, or in the cooler months curl up by the open fire in the Snug Room as the sun sets, enjoying the fine architecture and the warm light from the woven wicker lamp shades.


  • Barbeque - Charcoal
  • Fireplace
  • Fridge
  • Kayak(s)
  • Life jackets
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Bunkroom

    7 x Bunk bed

  • Master bedroom

    1 x Queen bed
    1 x Single bed

  • Snug room with double sofabed

    Combined living/sleeping area

    1 x Double bed

  • Sun room

    Combined living/sleeping area

    2 x Single bed

Availability & rates*

Maybe booked

  • Linen: Bring your own linen
  • Extras: Cleaning $60.00 per stay (required)
Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
Default Tariff
21-Aug-17 to 21-Nov-18
$200/night $200/night

*Pricing may vary depending on the dates you choose and the number of guests. Additional charges (extras) and minimum stay criteria may also apply. Service fees may also apply.

Reviews (20)

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  • Lovely house! So perfect!

    Lovely house! So perfect!

    KatyNL 100%|5x Mar 2017

  • gorgeous location!

    gorgeous location!

    ReneeRe5 100%|1x Mar 2017

  • Sensational property we loved our stay here and have already booked our...

    Sensational property we loved our stay here and have already booked our next trip back.

    cheron276 100%|6x Mar 2016

  • Very special spot

    Very special spot. Had an amazing time!

    krishe456 100%|2x Mar 2016

  • We had a fantastic stay here, great views, fantastic access to private...

    We had a fantastic stay here, great views, fantastic access to private bay, listen to the sound of the waves as you drift off to sleep. Hope to return some day. Thanks

    sonyagr1 100%|2x Apr 2015

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