Wow Idyllic restful beach front accommodation

Apartment | Opua | #11414

9.7/10 (94 ratings)
  • 6 Guests
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking

Description

  • Right on the beach with stunning views
  • Short walk to marina, cafe and grocery store
  • Historic 1885 homestead decorated in keeping with age, but supremely comfortable.

This historic (B rating) homestead has been in the family since it was moved to its current site in 1885. It was run as an accommodation house by my great grandmother Jane Morris, then after her by her daughter-in-law (my grandmother) Kathleen Morris. This apartment is upstairs in the building and has just had a major renovation with new floors, ceilings and walls. In fact the whole apartment is completely new! Feel as though you have stepped back in time as it is beautifully and comfortably decorated in traditional style. It certainly has the WOW factor. Nice and cool in the summer, and cosy and warm in the winter. It is located right on the beach front at Opua. Wake up to the sound of sea gulls and stunning views over the Bay. Opua is very quiet, but there is always something happening. Sit on the verandah and watch the activity. Only 100 metres to the car ferry and general store, another 100 metres to the marina and café. By road, it is only 5 kilometres to Paihia or Russell. A fantastic walk between Opua and Paihia following the coastal walkway, with other lovely walks only a short distance away. It is also a great starting point for the Opua to Horeke bike trail. Simply the best place for a relaxing, rejuvenating holiday and a perfect location from which to explore the stunning Bay of Islands and the Far North. Please note there is another apartment downstairs that sleeps 4 people. Please see the separate listing.

Special conditions: No smoking anywhere on the property either inside or on the grounds - this is due to the historic rating and age of the building. No naked flame allowed (i.e. lighted candles). No pets. Only one vehicle per apartment in carpark. On-road parking available just up the road.

Facilities

  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Boat ramp
  • Clothes dryer
  • Cot available
  • Dishwasher
  • Easy access
  • Fireplace
  • Fridge
  • Highchair
  • Internet (Broadband)
  • Internet (WiFi)
  • Kayak(s)
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • SKY TV ®
  • Toddler safe
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Queen guest bedroom

    1 x Queen bed

  • Queen master bedroom

    This bedroom has a queen bed and also has an ensuite bathroom

    1 x Queen bed

  • Twin #2

    2 x Single bed

Availability & rates*

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  • Extras: Linen FREE (included); Cleaning $80.00 per stay (required)
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  • Multi-night stay: Get 1 FREE night when you stay for 7 nights or longer. Not valid for periods where a last minute discount applies. Free night applies to lowest priced night.

Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
In-between
20-Oct-17 to 30-Nov-17
$280+/night $280+/night
For up to 4 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $20/night;
2 night minimum stay
Peak
01-Dec-17 to 28-Feb-18
$300+/night $300+/night
For up to 4 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $20/night;
2 night minimum stay
In-between
01-Mar-18 to 28-Mar-18
$280+/night $280+/night
For up to 4 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $20/night;
2 night minimum stay
Peak
29-Mar-18 to 02-Apr-18
$300+/night $300+/night
For up to 4 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $20/night;
2 night minimum stay
In-between
03-Apr-18 to 30-Apr-18
$280+/night $280+/night
For up to 4 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $20/night;
2 night minimum stay
Off-peak
01-May-18 to 31-Aug-18
$250+/night $250+/night
For up to 4 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $20/night;
2 night minimum stay
In-between
01-Sep-18 to 30-Nov-18
$280+/night $280+/night
For up to 4 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $20/night;
2 night minimum stay
Peak
01-Dec-18 to 20-Jan-19
$300+/night $300+/night
For up to 4 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $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 (147)

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  • Views awesome Rooms high spec Location very central 10/10 for general over all property

    Views awesome Rooms high spec Location very central 10/10 for general over all property

    FionaRu2 100%|3x Sep 2017

  • Lovely place, very well finished and perfect location for exploring from

    Lovely place, very well finished and perfect location for exploring from

    TheHuxsteps 100%|3x Aug 2017

  • This is a lovely place to stay

    This is a lovely place to stay. The location is fantastic, literally a stones throw from the water on a quiet part of the bay. The property has recently been beautifully renovated with fittings and decor of the era. It is very comfortable and had everything we needed. The balcony is a lovely spot to enjoy the morning sun over the bay! Highly recommended!

    NealC835 100%|3x May 2017

  • The property is in a stunning location and has been beautifully renovated

    The property is in a stunning location and has been beautifully renovated. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would love to come back again sometime.

    AileenB7 100%|2x Apr 2017

  • Stunning old world building with serene, peaceful views

    Stunning old world building with serene, peaceful views.

    Cernunnos 100%|1x Apr 2017

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