Lovely heritage accommodation

Apartment | Opua | #18515

9.8/10 (108 ratings)
  • 4 people
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 3 beds
  • 1 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking

Description

  • Lovely Opua in beautiful Bay of Islands
  • Stunning views
  • Historic homestead

This is lovely, comfortable, beachfront accommodation, fully furnished, and traditionally redecorated in sympathy with its age. Feel as though you have stepped back in time. It is nice and cool in the summer, and cosy and warm in the winter. The flat is located right on the beachfront at Opua. Wake up to the sound of sea gulls and stunning views over the Bay. Opua is very quiet, but there is always something happening and something to watch, whether it is the car ferry chugging back and forward across the bay, or yachts and motorboats making their way in and out of the harbour. Sometimes you can be lucky enough to see dolphins or orca. The homestead is only 100 metres to the car ferry and general store and another 100 metres to the marina and café. By road, it is 5 kilometres to Paihia or Russell. It is right at the beginning of the coastal walkway from Opua to Paihia. Other lovely walks are only a short distance away. There is also a cycleway from Opua to Taumarere Station. It is simply the best place for a relaxing, rejuvenating holiday or weekend and a perfect location from which to explore the stunning Bay of islands and the Far North. Please note - there is another apartment upstairs in the building that sleeps 6 people. Please see the separate listing.

Special conditions: As it is a historic building there is no smoking anywhere on the property, inside or out. There is also a ban on any naked flame (i.e. lighted candles).

Facilities

  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Clothes dryer
  • Cot available
  • DVD player
  • Easy access
  • Fridge
  • Highchair
  • Internet (Broadband)
  • Internet (WiFi)
  • Kayak(s)
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Shower
  • SKY TV ®
  • Toddler safe
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Bedroom #2

    2 x Single bed

  • Master bedroom

    1 x Queen bed

Availability & rates*

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  • Extras: Linen FREE (included); Pair of sea kayaks FREE (included); Cleaning $60.00 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]

  • Multi-night stay: Get 1 FREE night when you stay for 7 nights or longer. Not valid for periods where a last minute discount applies. Free night applies to lowest priced night.

Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
Off-peak
23-Jun-17 to 31-Aug-17
$105/night $105/night
2 night minimum stay
In-between
01-Sep-17 to 30-Nov-17
$125/night $125/night
2 night minimum stay
Peak
01-Dec-17 to 28-Feb-18
$145/night $145/night
2 night minimum stay
In-between
01-Mar-18 to 31-May-18
$125/night $125/night
2 night minimum stay
Off-peak
01-Jun-18 to 23-Sep-18
$105/night $105/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. Service fees may also apply.

Reviews (127)

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  • Glorious site

    Glorious site .All I didn't have was boat for fishing,[no worry].

    EwanT557 100%|1x May 2017

  • This place was a real find - a lovely haven for 10...

    This place was a real find - a lovely haven for 10 days of both relaxing and exploring Northland. It was a pleasure to find the place just like the pictures and description. It also has a very comfortable sofa on the veranda to watch the marina activity and sunsets. The kayaks are a bonus and the apartment is beautifully decorated in period style and furniture, but also has modern appliances. To top it off the caretakers were very helpful and friendly. We will definitely go again!

    AnnaScadden 100%|1x May 2017

  • Great location, great views, nice space well set up with great amenity

    Great location, great views, nice space well set up with great amenity. Everything you need to enjoy what the area has to offer, including kayaks for a paddle on the bay.

    Fizzyred 100%|4x May 2017

  • This is a lovely property in a spectactular location

    This is a lovely property in a spectactular location. We found Opua a real hub for a lot of different activities - hiking, cycling, kayaking etc. We also enjoyed using the kayaks that came with the property. Rosalie - the caretaker, was full of good ideas for places to eat and visit. There is plenty of room and it was lovely to sit on the balcony each evening and watch the boats come and go.

    RobynR 100%|1x Apr 2017

  • Property has been nicely decorated and has everything you need for a...

    Property has been nicely decorated and has everything you need for a home away from home. It is a beautiful homestead with a great view over the bay, it was nice to be able to just sit outside and relax. It's only 5 minutes from Paihia and the car ferry to get you to Russell is just at the end of the road. I took advantage of the coastal walk which takes you around the beach and you get great views over the bay. Caretakers are next door and are very welcoming and helpful. Highly recommended!

    Amber28 100%|2x Apr 2017

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