Kaikoura Peninsula Retreat

Bach or holiday home | Kaikoura Township | #18962

9.5/10 (55 ratings)
  • 6 Guests
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 4 Beds
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


A comfortable, modern holiday house with most conveniences.

The main living area combines a full-sized kitchen, dining & lounge. While you prepare dinner in the fully equipped kitchen, the other guests can gather around the granite-topped island & join in. The kitchen has a built in oven, ceramic hob, extractor & microwave. The dishwasher, dual sink & waste disposal are built into the central island. The pantry has a decent supply of plates, cups & glasses etc.

There's a 6 place dining table & the lounge features a large comfortable leather lounge suite. We've got a flat-panel TV, DVD player & FreeView. You can bring movies on a USB stick & plug them into the TV.

Sliding doors open out to the front & back decks. The two biggest bedrooms & the study also open to decks.

The bathroom has a sliding door providing access from the master bedroom through the walk-through wardrobe. So it's almost an en-suite. The bathroom has a proper tile and glass shower.

If you want to combine a bit of work with pleasure, the study has a decent sized desk. You can connect to the Internet via wireless or cable.

There is also a fold-up bed if needed.

We are located almost at the end of the peninsula, up top. There's no through traffic, so it's lovely and quiet. It's within walking distance to the beach, the peninsula walkways, the seal colony and 5 minutes drive from the town centre.

While we handle the rental of our holiday home remotely (we live in CHCH), we pass on the rental details to our neighbour, giving the added safety that someone local is usually available to assist. Our neighbour also does deep tissue and relaxation therapeutic massage, foot reflexology and breathing meditation reiki.

Special conditions:

Smoking allowed outside only

Two-night minimum stay


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • Fridge
  • Heat pump - Aircon
  • Internet (Broadband)
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Back bedroom

    1 x Queen bed

  • Front bedroom

    1 x King bed

  • Master bedroom

    1 x Fold-out sofa bed
    1 x Queen 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 (67)

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  • The house was modern, well equipped, warm and in a great location...

    The house was modern, well equipped, warm and in a great location on the peninsula and just 5 mins drive from the town. Nothing to do with Tim or the house but for the first half of 2018 I would encourage anyone to check the state of roadworks following the earthquake where an enormous rebuilding is coming to a close. The road closed at 7.30pm and a delayed flight meant we only just got through. Well worth the effort, just check the state of roadworks, which are an impressive sight in themselves

    MichaelWo16 100%|1x May 2018

  • Beautiful house in a great location

    Beautiful house in a great location. House was very well set out and comfortable.

    KarenRo39 100%|3x May 2018

  • It rained the entire two days we spent at Tim’s place but...

    It rained the entire two days we spent at Tim’s place but we didn’t have too much trouble staying entertained indoors. The bedroom heat wasn’t the greatest but the living room heater worked pretty well.

    JenniferHa35 100%|2x Apr 2018

  • Located on a quiet cul-de-sac with lovely views of the Kaikoura Ranges;...

    Located on a quiet cul-de-sac with lovely views of the Kaikoura Ranges; plenty of room, fully equipped kitchen, comfortable beds. Sunny outdoor spaces and a good spot to start a loop walk around the Kaikoura Peninsula walk (which is a "must do" when one visits the area). Had a great visit with this property as the base of operations.

    AnthonySw1 100%|4x Mar 2018

  • Great views of the mountains above Kaik?ura

    Great views of the mountains above Kaik?ura. Well equipped and comfortable. Handy for the Pennisular walk which we loved.

    Julianja1 100%|7x Feb 2018

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