Superior Holiday Home

Bach or holiday home | Mangawhai | #17991

10/10 (9 ratings)
  • 12 Guests
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 11 Beds
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


Hot Sands Homestead is located in the 320acre Tern Point Farm Park located on the south shore of the Mangawhai estuary adjacent to the DOC sandspit; a sandy wilderness with sand hills, rare birds and amazing walks.

The farm park has electronic gate entry for security and privacy, boat launch at the estuary, and acres of shared farm and bush land for walks. The estuary is safe and clean for swimming, boating, fishing and the ocean is nearby.

The house has 4 bedrooms (one is a mezzanine open to the stairs), 2 bathrooms, 2 lounges, and kitchen-dining area opening onto the large front deck plus a rear deck, which has a woodfired pizza oven, cedar hot tub, fire pit and outdoor furniture.

There is a separate toilet and full laundry.

The main lounge has an open fire, the family lounge has a pool table, and a 52inch TV with Freeview and DVD player and connection for Sky TV (using your card). There is a separate old mobile TV with early XBox player. The home does not have a landline phone or WiFi but there is excellent mobile coverage.

A modern, fully equipped kitchen with breakfast bar adjoins the dining area and opens to the outside decks and BBQ area. A Broil King gas BBQ is available for guest use.

Upstairs we have the master bedroom (super-king bed) with the best view, a mezzanine bedroom (super-king and 1 king single) and shared bathroom. Downstairs the guest (Queen) and children’s bedrooms are separated by a shared bathroom. There is a sofa/bed in the lounge.

Both tiled bathrooms have shower, double bath, vanity and toilet. We have beds for 10 people.

For guest use we have a variety of recreational activities including table tennis, table football, pool table, darts, board games, and mountain bikes.

Guests bring own linen except by negotiation.

Attractions in the local area include; Golf course, fishing, boating, vineyards, tavern, Smashed Pipi Gallery and Dune restaurant/bar, Bennett’s Chocolate factory and cafe etc

Special conditions:

During school holidays we prefer longer rentals of 5-7 days. and during long weekends we prefer a 3 night minimum. We reserve our right to decline shorter rentals but are open to negotiation.

Our preference is for family groups. By negotiation we may accept up to 14 guests. Our home is not available for parties or functions where non-resident guests attend.

A Bond of $500 is required and will be refunded if there is no damage beyond normal wear and tear and rental rules have been followed.

Extras: Cleaning (Required, NZ$100.00 per stay); NOTE: Under Kiwi bach tradition you are expected to: Bring your own linen (towels/sheets/tea towels);


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Clothes dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • Fireplace
  • Fridge
  • Internet (Broadband)
  • Kayak(s)
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Playstation ®
  • Pool table
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Spa pool
  • Telephone (local calls)
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair access

Bed layouts

  • Children's bedroom

    1 x Cot
    3 x Narrow single bed
    2 x Single bed

  • Games room

    1 x Fold-out sofa bed

  • Guest bedroom

    1 x Queen bed

  • Master bedroom

    1 x King bed

  • Mezzanine bedroom

    1 x King bed
    1 x Single 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 (14)

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  • From the moment you drive down the Olive tree lined private road...

    From the moment you drive down the Olive tree lined private road with views to the Hen and Chick Islands you cant help but take a deep breath and begin to relax. Thank you David and Helen for opening your wonderful slice of paradise up to us. We had a fabulous time relaxing in the hot tub, cooking in your spacious kitchen, laughing around the dinning table, putting our game faces on for "friendly" ping pong and foosball matches, cooking smores over the fire pit, and lazing in front of the fire with a glass of wine! And the beach and sand dunes - WOW! We cant wait to come back. Thank you.

    Tamarin D. Oct 2018

  • The location, view, surroundings and house were superb

    The location, view, surroundings and house were superb. Truly a home away from home for my family and I. Everything in the house was clean, and organised. All you need to do is come in, and start your holiday immediately. Highly recommended, and hope to be back again very soon!!

    emilit765 100%|2x Feb 2018

  • With views over the Olive Groves and easy access to the Giant...

    With views over the Olive Groves and easy access to the Giant Dune this property offers a unique Mangawhai experience. As a family with 3 Teens this property was perfect, whether it was Table Tennis & Pool in the morning or making Pizza & Smores in the evening...they were never bored. Boarding down the Sand Dunes is a must, still amazing to think we had it all to ourselves. Short drive to local shops, can recommend the Cheese Sticks at Mangawhai Deli. Sad we couldn't stay longer.

    ChrisNZ 100%|1x Dec 2017

  • What's not to say about this property! The drive through the olive...

    What's not to say about this property! The drive through the olive groves on to the property says it all. Stunning views, well equipped house with all of the bells and whistles. Fantastic location. I would definitely recommend this property to anyone considering a stay in the beautiful Magical Mangawhai.

    Caitlin Ryan 100%|4x Dec 2017

  • This is a fabulous home and we had a wonderful stay

    This is a fabulous home and we had a wonderful stay. The Saturday market was a treat and local restaurants were great, though you may be happy to stay home and cook in the amazing kitchen. Also worth the lovely drive to Waipu to the Pizza Barn and other gorgeous beaches. The pool table, table tennis and hot tub were all a hit. The art in the home was a treat. Highly recommended.

    HeatherGl2 100%|1x Oct 2017

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