Stillwater Cottage - Peaceful, romantic, seaside

Bach or holiday home | Stillwater | #12469

9.8/10 (103 ratings)
  • 6 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Beds
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


Wake up in total privacy to sounds of tui and wood pigeons in the kowhai tree and watch herons and spoonbills feeding on the water's edge. Endangered native birds nest nearby. You'll feel a hundred miles away from the pressures of city life in our beautiful Stillwater community, just 30 mins from Auckland CBD.

This north-facing, 120 yr old settler's cottage is nestled in a relaxing, sun-filled garden on water's edge. Tastefully renovated with lovely new kitchen, all mod cons, extra appliances and new furniture. Large bifold doors open whole front out onto a sun-drenched, covered deck with gas bbq and 2nd dining area. Full Sky channels, Apple TV, DVD/CD player and Internet access.

Living areas

Main living areas and 2nd bedroom are on the flat entrance upstairs with large master bedroom below offering french doors opening out to the water. This room has its own private terrace, sitting area and library corner to enjoy the solitude, whilst the top bedroom can be set up as either superking bed, or 2 long singles. Lounge offers a fold-out sofabed for extra's sleeping, or trundle beds can be set up if preferred.

Attractions nearby:

Okura-Stillwater walk (transport can be arranged) , Hibiscus Coast beaches and iconic Waiwera thermal resort. Snowplanet, Ferries to Tiritiri Matangi island bird sanctuary, fishing charters and international Golf course at Gulf Harbour and scenic nature walks in beautiful Wenderholm and Shakespeare regional parks only 25 mins away. Train rides at Whangaparaoa.

Secure parking for boat/cars. Boat ramp, wharf and boat club (light meals and bar) 2 mins walk. Great boating just out through the mouth of our beautiful Weiti river.

EXTRAS provided: Hospitality pack: tea/coffee/sugar/milk,

Dinghy, hammocks, board games, large Smart TV, DVD/CD player, all Sky channels, coffee machine, sandwich-maker, elec frypan etc. (Kayaks and fishing rods 4 hire)

Come for a peaceful, romantic getaway, or a fun-fllled adventure.

Special conditions:

Tariff covers 4 people (extra 2: adults $25 ea/children $15 ea)

Stay 5 or more nights - get 1 night free

Extras: Cleaning (Optional, NZ$38.00 per stay); Linen (included);


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • Fridge
  • Highchair
  • Internet (Broadband)
  • Kayak(s)
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • SKY TV ®
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Main floor bedroom

    1 x King bed

  • Private Master bedroom downstairs

    1 x Queen bed


Maybe booked

*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 (148)

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  • Great property loved watching the birds over the water! Very quiet and...

    Great property loved watching the birds over the water! Very quiet and peacful!

    JakeW826 new member Dec 2018

  • a magic view and great setting...

    a magic view and great setting

    TrevorLu3 new member Nov 2018

  • Peaceful location with lovely views

    Peaceful location with lovely views.

    jackrk60 100%|4x Sep 2018

  • The property is a lovely quaint cottage and is in a nice...

    The property is a lovely quaint cottage and is in a nice peaceful spot with a beautiful outlook for some quiet relaxation. The spotless presentation makes it a pleasure to stay in.

    LeanneFi7 100%|1x Aug 2018

  • Fabulous

    Fabulous. Serene. Homely. Stunning views to wake up to. Relaxing. High recommend.

    ThomasRobins 100%|1x Aug 2018

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