River's edge holiday house

Bach or holiday home | Whangapoua | #18206

10/10 (4 ratings)
  • 10 people
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 0 beds
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


  • Stunning views across river to native bird life and pohutakawas
  • Less than 100m stroll to beautiful Whangapoua beach
  • Relax in spacious comfort of designer bach

Watch the sun set and pukekos play from the expansive decks of this two year old holiday home. Sheltered from the on shore sea breeze, it is just two sections back from beachfront on the river's edge. Take a one minute flat stroll for a morning swim or use the kayaks to paddle directly from the bach down the river and out to sea on the tide. Enjoy the hot outdoor shower afterwards.

Designed into two wings for maximum sun and views, the living wing and sleeping wing are connected by a breezeway protected by glass bi-fold doors. Spacious, light and airy, the open plan living wing has well equipped kitchen with all mod cons, bench stools, large dining table and sofas and bean bags to enjoy indoors or out on the decks. Decks on all sides mean there is always a spot to enjoy a drink and a book whether you are looking for sun, shade or shelter.

Bring ipods to connect to sound system in living wing and own DVDs. Gas outdoor barbeque available and outdoor furniture.

Blockout curtains ensure a good night's sleep in spacious and comfortable bedrooms. Plenty of wardrobe space for your bags. Luxury master bedroom with private ensuite and expansive views across river.

Parking available for boat and fish table for filleting your catch. Boat ramp at Whangapoua Harbour a 3 minute drive.

The holiday house is at the northern end of Whangapoua Beach (end closest to New Chums) so it is a 30 minute walk at low tide to New Chums or you can play golf at Matarangi, a 15 minute drive away.

Whangapoua Store is well-stocked for supplies and meat can be ordered from the roving butcher in summer.

Perfect for extended families or two families wishing to holiday together. Couples wanting a romantic getaway can simply close off the remainder of the sleeping wing to enjoy their own private and luxurious retreat.

Special conditions: Bond of $500 required in case of damage or loss of bach property. Bond will be refunded upon confirmation of property manager of no damage and all property accounted for. Minimum 4 night booking in peak season. Max 10 people.


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Boat ramp
  • Clothes dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • Easy access
  • Fridge
  • Kayak(s)
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • Shower (outdoor)
  • SKY TV ®
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Bedroom 1 x queen bed

  • Bedroom 2 x king singles

  • Bunk room 4 x king single bunk beds

  • Master suite 1 x king bed

Availability & rates*

Maybe booked

  • Linen: Bring your own linen
  • Extras: Cleaning $80.00 per stay (required)
Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
Shoulder season
22-Oct-16 to 02-Dec-16
$350/night $450/night
2 night minimum stay
High season tariff
03-Dec-16 to 01-Apr-17
$550/night $550/night
4 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 (6)

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  • Beautiful place, large indoors with plenty of room for our large family...

    Beautiful place, large indoors with plenty of room for our large family group of 8 adults and 1 child. Fantastic outdoor space with lots of places to sit, and always a spot sheltered from wind and/or sun. Right on the river with great views over the surrounding farmland, and a couple of minutes' walk to the beach. Couldn't ask for more - we all loved it!

    giles.taylor 100%|1x Mar 2016

  • Great location on a river with a 5 minute walk, kayak or...

    Great location on a river with a 5 minute walk, kayak or paddle board to a beautiful beach. This is great combination of stunning pastoral views and beach access.

    JanicePa5 100%|1x Jan 2016

    Owner/manager responds:

    Thanks for being great guests. You really made the most of your stay at beautiful Whangapoua!

    SandyL 100%|9x

  • Lovely stay, has everything you need & clean and tidy

    Lovely stay, has everything you need & clean and tidy.

    annaon68 100%|2x Mar 2015

  • Great location & beautiful bach

    Great location & beautiful bach. All in all a fantastic weekend even in winter. Would love to come back on summer.

    Jujudietz 100%|11x Jul 2014

  • This bach is so lovely

    This bach is so lovely. The outlook is fantastic and the bach itself is beautiful. I woke up every morning thinking that I never wanted to leave. We will definately be coming back.

    meesheelly 100%|1x Dec 2012

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