The Family Bach - Cable Bay

Bach or holiday home | Cable Bay | #11358

9.4/10 (32 ratings)
  • 6 people
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 5 beds
  • 1 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • Pets ok
  • No smoking

Description

  • Stylish revamped bach
  • Broad views of Doubtless Bay
  • A walk from the pink sand of Cable Bay

The Wrathall family were amongst the first European settlers in Doubtless Bay. Mangonui Streets and historic buildings bear their name. After many prosperous years, when the whalers moved on and the demand for kauri gum waned, the family and their business interests moved to Auckland.

Generations on, the Wrathall’s connection with their family’s Northland heritage grew stronger. In the early 1950s a section near the top of Cable Bay’s Seaview Road was selected as the site for the family’s new holiday bach.

Still owned today by descendants of the original Wrathall settler family, they recently faced a dilemma. Bulldoze the old bach and build a big flash house like the homes it sits amongst or work with the shell of the 50’s place? A place loaded with memories of laughter, tall fishing tales and sweltering family Christmases.

Fortunately she wasn’t flattened but she is a shadow of her former self. The practical aspects of the design were retained. Original features were given a new life. The character hasn’t been filled and sanded out of the repolished native timber floors.

The gutted bach interior has been rebuilt with the appointments you might expect to find in a brand new luxury apartment. With details that hark back to the 50’s like quality vintage furniture recovered in fresh modern fabrics. There are clip on transparent vinyl panels to child-proof the deck railings.

60 years ago, the site for The Family Bach was selected for 2 reasons. It was a short safe walk from the ice-creams and pink sand of Cable Bay and had a grandstand panoramic view out over sparkling Doubtless Bay. That hasn’t changed.

There’s a flat screen TV, Sky, a strong telescope, modern appliances, chrome and glass bathroom, crisp clean linen, all that stuff, the luxury stuff. But there is also a really neat original Kiwi bach feel going on too. I’m sure you’ll sense it.

Unlimited Wi-Fi Broadband.

Special conditions: The base tariff is for 2 people. Additional people: an extra $25 each per night Pets by Negotiation - Please advise when enquiring Smoking outside only

Facilities

  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Boat ramp
  • Clothes dryer
  • DVD player
  • Easy access
  • Fridge
  • Internet (Broadband)
  • Internet (WiFi)
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • SKY TV ®
  • Toddler safe
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Bedroom 2

    2 x King single bed

  • Bedroom 3

    2 x King single bed

  • Master Bedroom

    1 x Queen bed

Availability & rates*

Available
Maybe booked
Booked

  • Extras: Linen FREE (included); Cleaning $50.00 per stay (required)
Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
Tariff 4
24-Apr-17 to 30-Apr-17
$185+/night $185+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $25/night; Children: $20/night;
2 night minimum stay
Tariff 5
01-May-17 to 01-Jun-17
$165+/night $165+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $25/night; Children: $20/night;
2 night minimum stay
Tariff 4
02-Jun-17 to 05-Jun-17
$185+/night $185+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $25/night; Children: $20/night;
2 night minimum stay
Tariff 6
06-Jun-17 to 06-Jul-17
$145+/night $145+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $25/night; Children: $20/night;
2 night minimum stay
Tariff 5
07-Jul-17 to 23-Jul-17
$165+/night $165+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $25/night; Children: $20/night;
2 night minimum stay
Tariff 6
24-Jul-17 to 31-Aug-17
$145+/night $145+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $25/night; Children: $20/night;
2 night minimum stay
Tariff 5
01-Sep-17 to 30-Sep-17
$165+/night $165+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $25/night; Children: $20/night;
2 night minimum stay
Tariff 4
01-Oct-17 to 18-Oct-17
$185+/night $185+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $25/night; Children: $20/night;
2 night minimum stay
Tariff 2
19-Oct-17 to 23-Oct-17
$225+/night $225+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $25/night; Children: $20/night;
2 night minimum stay
Tariff 4
24-Oct-17 to 30-Nov-17
$185+/night $185+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $25/night; Children: $20/night;
2 night minimum stay
Tariff 3
01-Dec-17 to 14-Dec-17
$205+/night $205+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $25/night; Children: $20/night;
2 night minimum stay
Christmas Peak
15-Dec-17 to 21-Jan-18
$260+/night $260+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $25/night; Children: $20/night;
5 night minimum stay
Tariff 1
22-Jan-18 to 28-Feb-18
$225+/night $225+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $25/night; Children: $20/night;
4 night minimum stay
Tariff 3
01-Mar-18 to 29-Mar-18
$205+/night $205+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $25/night; Children: $20/night;
2 night minimum stay
Tariff 2
30-Mar-18 to 03-Apr-18
$225+/night $225+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $25/night; Children: $20/night;
2 night minimum stay
Tariff 3
04-Apr-18 to 30-Apr-18
$205+/night $205+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $25/night; Children: $20/night;
2 night minimum stay
Tariff 4
01-May-18 to 31-May-18
$185+/night $185+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $25/night; Children: $20/night;
2 night minimum stay
Tariff 2
01-Jun-18 to 04-Jun-18
$225+/night $225+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $25/night; Children: $20/night;
2 night minimum stay
Tariff 6
05-Jun-18 to 24-Jul-18
$145+/night $145+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $25/night; Children: $20/night;
2 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. Service fees may also apply.

Reviews (41)

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  • This property had everything you could want for a relaxing break; lovely,...

    This property had everything you could want for a relaxing break; lovely, comfortable interior, beautiful view and beach at the end of the road. Very relaxing. Would love to return.

    RebeccaCo3 new member Apr 2017

  • Great little base to see the far north!!!

    Great little base to see the far north!!!

    SimoneHo2 100%|2x Apr 2017

  • This is a quality property but still maintains a Bach feel

    This is a quality property but still maintains a Bach feel. Location is great both from views and access to beaches and services prespectives.

    AndrewDi7 100%|4x Mar 2017

  • Lovely well equiped batch with beautiful views out over cable bay

    Lovely well equiped batch with beautiful views out over cable bay. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay

    Georgina1987 100%|2x Jan 2017

  • Great view

    Great view .On arrival it smelt really musty.We didn't expect to have to vacuum cobwebs from behind the bedheads and under the beds and also behind the couch tv etc.

    GarryHo2 100%|1x Jan 2017

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