Unique Bush Hideaway

Cottage | Piha | #1449

9.1/10 (52 ratings)
  • 5 people
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 4 beds
  • 1 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


  • registered with Queen Elizabeth Trust
  • Bush walks
  • Watch Sunset

Unique Simple Family Cottage. Original bach built 1910 in beautiful native bush and tracks. Homestead cottage, can sleep 6 persons with power, phone and indoor toilet - tank water - overlooking Piha Beach and Tasman Sea 6 kms away. Very remote - listen to the Tuis and watch the sun go down. Waterfall on property and tracks. Registered with the Queen Elizabeth Trust.

This property is not suitable for pets.

Special thanks to Ed Kanze, our family friend from the Adirondacks, for some spectacular new photos.

Special conditions: Tank water so have to be careful with Water Supply, Custodian in separate accomodation on-site (shared telephone), No more than 2 cars as parking minimal - must leave clean and tidy


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • DVD player
  • Electric blankets
  • Fireplace
  • Fridge
  • Heat pump - Aircon
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • Telephone (local calls)
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • 2nd Bedroom

    2 x Single bed

  • Guest Bedroom

    1 x Queen bed

  • Guest Room

    1 x Fold-out sofa bed

Availability & rates*

Maybe booked

  • Cleaning: Visitors to clean-up and leave the property as found.
  • Extras: Linen $30.00 per stay (required)
Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
High Season
27-Feb-17 to 30-May-17
$120+/night $130+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $30/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. Bookings paid for through Bookabach online payments incur a 3% credit card transaction fee.

Reviews (81)

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  • As I said above fantastic situation

    As I said above fantastic situation ...awesome energy.

    ShiraleeH new member Feb 2017

  • Very lovely cottage — wish I could live there!

    Very lovely cottage — wish I could live there!

    thomaslebas Feb 2017

    Owner/manager responds:

    glad you enjoyed your stay

    belier523 100%|93x

  • Holiday home with a lot of love

    Holiday home with a lot of love. Perfect for children with a magical forest, enchanted ways and relaxing silence. Charismatic house and courteous, helpful host. When we are back in New Zealand, we will come back here.

    JanSe113 100%|1x Feb 2017

    Owner/manager responds:

    Thanks for your comments, glad you enjoyed your stay,yes please come again.

    belier523 100%|93x

  • Fun cabin in the bush! Love the trails that surround it

    Fun cabin in the bush! Love the trails that surround it.

    BeverlyCh1 100%|3x Jan 2017

    Owner/manager responds:

    So pleased you enjoyed the cottage and bush

    belier523 100%|93x

  • We love staying at this property

    We love staying at this property. it is a real NZ kiwi bach with an interesting history, set in beautiful bush. Comfortable, with everything we needed provided.

    JenniferBr10 100%|1x Dec 2016

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