Private oasis in the city

Bach or holiday home | Grey Lynn | #18217

9.3/10 (19 ratings)
  • 14 people
  • 6 bedrooms
  • 9 beds
  • 3 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


  • Secluded resort-style living just 4km from the CBD
  • Outdoor kitchen with BBQ, pizza oven, bar fridge, fireplace, large swimming pool (heated Oct-Apr)
  • Separate studio accommodation with pool table, above double garage

Built in the late 1800s this modernised home has everything you need for a relaxing holiday, with all the buzz of the city close by if you want it.

On the ground floor is the large open plan kitchen, dining and living area with one gas fireplace and one open fireplace. On this floor there is a separate toilet; the laundry with an extra shower and vanity.

The ground floor living flows out to the tiled swimming pool complex which features an outdoor kitchen complete with bar fridge, pizza oven, gas BBQ, dishwasher and gas heaters. The main feature of the outdoor living area is of course the large heated swimming pool.

The property is surrounded by a lush, sub-tropical garden, making it an oasis of calm in the heart of the city.

Up the spiral staircase to the top floor in the main house, there are 5 large bedrooms, along with a large bathroom with toilet, spa bath and a shower with a view of Auckland's Sky Tower!

A separate studio above the free-standing double garage houses a pool table and has its own bathroom with toilet hand basin and shower and sleeps 4 .

Special conditions: Smoking allowed outside only. As there is a swimming pool at the property, children must be supervised at all times. We are GST registered and all bookings will attract 15% GST.


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Bath tub
  • Clothes dryer
  • Cot available
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • Electric blankets
  • Fireplace
  • Fridge
  • Highchair
  • Internet (Broadband)
  • Internet (WiFi)
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Pool table
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • SKY TV ®
  • Spa bath
  • Swimming pool
  • Telephone (local calls)
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Bedroom 2

    1 x Queen bed

  • Bedroom 3

    1 x Split King bed

  • Bedroom 4

    1 x Queen bed

  • Bedroom 5

    1 x Queen bed

  • Master bedroom

    1 x Fold-out sofa bed
    1 x King bed

  • Studio

    2 x King single bed
    1 x Split King bed

Availability & rates*

Maybe booked

  • Extras: Cleaning $200.00 per stay (required); Linen $150.00 per stay (required)
  • 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
Nightly rental (includes 15% GST)
11-Dec-16 to 11-Mar-18
$1500/night $1500/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 (34)

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  • Beautiful house set in lovely gardens with an awesome outdoor entertaining area,...

    Beautiful house set in lovely gardens with an awesome outdoor entertaining area, great central Auckland location. Plenty of room for our extended family of 14. Highly recommend!

    leanns436 100%|4x Jul 2016

  • Easy location to shops and venue in Ponsonby

    Easy location to shops and venue in Ponsonby . An immaculate house with a lovely relaxed feel . We went for a wedding and hosted friends for a BBQ , the house is perfect for entertaining a small gathering . The pool was divine ! Thank you

    LizP5832 100%|1x Apr 2016

  • Amazing property, great location and layout

    Amazing property, great location and layout. Swimming pool was a life saver with the heat we had and the great outdoor areas both covered and uncovered were ideal for a summer vacation. All amenities were in good condition and no issues what so ever. Highly recommend this place for future travelers to the area, especially good in summer!!

    Matt_Tuihana 100%|1x Feb 2016

  • Many thanks to Donna & the owners - wonderful people & property...

    Many thanks to Donna & the owners - wonderful people & property for our purposes. Truly an oasis in the middle of the city. Am dreaming up our next visit already...

    abbige800 100%|4x Dec 2015

  • Very good property, great location, look forward to staying there again

    Very good property, great location, look forward to staying there again.

    jasongr13 100%|1x Nov 2015

    Owner/manager responds:

    Really looking forward to seeing you and your friends back at any time.

    DonnaHo3 100%|5x

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