Absolute Beach Front near CBD

Bach or holiday home | St Heliers Bay | #17342

7.4/10 (5 ratings)
  • 4 people
  • 1 bedrooms
  • 3 beds
  • 1 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • Pets ok
  • No smoking

Description

  • Beach Front Property
  • Only 15 minutes from Downtown Auckland along Tamaki Drive
  • Unique property, private beach nestled in trees

The Boat House is an architecturally designed hide away nestled amongst the trees on a very private beach 15 mins from downtown Auckland. Karaka Bay is home to a fortunate few, there are no cars (no garages) and is reached only by a bush walk down from the car park or a boat.

The beach is 7 meters from the front door with the view of the gulf framed by an ancient pohutukawa tree.

The Boat House has a loft style layout with the double bed room upstairs and three singles beds in the main area that double as couches (or day beds).

The peaked kauri ceiling gives The Boat House a sense of space and the windows and position of the kitchen make full use of the surroundings.

The Boat House sleeps 4. However, it is better suited for a couple if any more than 3-4 days.

The Boat house is nestled amongst native trees and the beach is right on the door step.

The layout is suited towards two people staying as a couple but additional people or children would be fine for a short stay.

The Boat House is situated at the bottom of a hill path. You park at the top of the path and walk down. Please let us know if you have a disability that may prevent you from getting to the house and we can advise whether or not it would be suitable.

Special conditions: Pets allowed with prior approval, Smoking allowed outside only, Rates: The min stay is 3 nights but contact us if you need just 2 and we will give you a quote. This is a private residence used for rental, it's not a hotel so cleaning fees may apply depending on the day of the week and length of stay...we like to cover the cost of cleaning separate to the nightly rate. We have a no party policy...we like awesome people that are staying to enjoy the location and respect the property :-)

Facilities

  • Clothes dryer
  • DVD player
  • Electric blankets
  • Fridge
  • Internet (WiFi)
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • Shower (outdoor)
  • SKY TV ®
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Loft

    1 x Double bed
    2 x Single bed

Availability & rates*

Available
Maybe booked
Booked

  • Cleaning: Visitors to clean-up and leave the property as found.
  • Extras: Linen $27.00 per stay (optional)
  • AA Smartfuel: Get 10c/litre fuel discount when you book and stay at this property for TWO nights or more [More info]

Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
Peak
15-Dec-16 to 22-Dec-16
$158+/night $185+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $20/night; Children: $10/night;
3 night minimum stay
Christmas 2016
23-Dec-16 to 28-Dec-16
$249+/night $249+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $25/night; Children: $15/night;
5 night minimum stay
New Years 2016/17
29-Dec-16 to 05-Jan-17
$240+/night $240+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $20/night; Children: $15/night;
5 night minimum stay
Peak
06-Jan-17 to 26-Jan-17
$158+/night $185+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $20/night; Children: $10/night;
3 night minimum stay
Long week End
27-Jan-17 to 30-Jan-17
$189+/night $225+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $25/night; Children: $15/night;
3 night minimum stay
Peak
31-Jan-17 to 02-Feb-17
$158+/night $185+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $20/night; Children: $10/night;
3 night minimum stay
Long week End
03-Feb-17 to 05-Feb-17
$189+/night $225+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $25/night; Children: $15/night;
3 night minimum stay
Peak
06-Feb-17 to 07-Mar-17
$158+/night $185+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $20/night; Children: $10/night;
3 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 (5)

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  • a constructive feedback: to get full score 10/10, bach needs to be...

    a constructive feedback: to get full score 10/10, bach needs to be kepts cleaner, removing all cobwebs and dust from floor and surfaces.

    pietro 100%|1x Jan 2015

  • Location was fantastic, although you do need to be a little fit...

    Location was fantastic, although you do need to be a little fit to climb up and down the end of the road to the bach, but certainly well worth it! Love Karaka Bay!!!!!

    sues5685 100%|1x Dec 2014

  • Wonderfully unique beach front bach (no road to cross) Feels far away...

    Wonderfully unique beach front bach (no road to cross) Feels far away but is so near all that Auckland has to offer. Great views to Browns Island and Waiheke. Kayaked around Browns several times during our stay. Hope we get to stay there again!

    davidpearcy 100%|2x Mar 2014

  • Water lapping virtually at your doorstep, pohutukawa in the bay, friendly host...

    Water lapping virtually at your doorstep, pohutukawa in the bay, friendly host and neighbours, a cute well designed and easy to live in bach. Lovely.

    PhilippaTu1 100%|1x Mar 2014

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