Wow Idyllic restful beach front accommodation

Apartment | Opua | #11414

9.7/10 (102 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

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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
Peak
23-Feb-18 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 28-Feb-19
$300+/night $300+/night
For up to 4 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $20/night;
2 night minimum stay
Default Tariff
01-Mar-19 to 23-May-19
$300/night $300/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 (155)

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  • Location to die for

    Location to die for. Sat on the veranda and watched the ferry go back and forward. Very tranquil view. The apartment was amazing- quality furnishings and everything you could ask for. Even although we had three days wet weather and one fine we thoroughly enjoyed the stay because of the great accommodation.Outstanding.

    BeverleyBi2 100%|1x Feb 2018

  • We really did not want to leave this stunning property and perfect...

    We really did not want to leave this stunning property and perfect location (we even extended our stay!) We will most certainly be returning. Landlord (Delwyn) was superb and hosts both accommodating and friendly. A perfect place to unwind & relax. Don’t think about booking anywhere else!

    SarahDu18 new member Feb 2018

  • Just great

    Just great. Location, quality, facilities. Only issue would be air con at night quite loud.

    RobM2437 new member Feb 2018

  • A great property in a lovely location

    A great property in a lovely location. Beautifully presented. Peaceful. The kids enjoyed kayaking available at the accommodation. There is a lovely track around the bays to explore too. It's not far to Paiha and all that offers. Highly recommended.

    helell5 100%|13x Jan 2018

  • Stunning quiet spot with superb views of Opua marina

    Stunning quiet spot with superb views of Opua marina. The house is tastefully decorated and very well equipped. Lovely walks along the water, easy drive to Paihia and straight onto the car ferry to Russell. I wasn't sure about staying in Opua but the locals are extremely friendly and the atmosphere very laid back, just wonderful!

    nathar159 100%|6x Jan 2018

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