Swn-Y-Mor - sound of the sea - stunning views

Bach or holiday home | Ngunguru | #19957

9.5/10 (17 ratings)
  • 13 Guests
  • 7 Bedrooms
  • 9 Beds
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • Pets ok
  • No smoking


  • Named 2nd best coastline in the world by National Geographic Traveller2011
  • Expansive sea & coastline views from house & bedrooms overlooking the Ngunguru estuary & sandspit
  • Spacious house, fenced elevated half-acre section, decks, outdoor furniture, BBQ, off street parking

Ngunguru 2 hrs 30 minutes north of Auckland is a wonderful area for a summer or winter holiday. Swn-Y-Mor (Welsh - pronounced Soon-E-More) is a spacious, comfortable, well equipped family home, that can sleep up to 13 PEOPLE MAX.

Come and enjoy the spectacular views / relax by the fire / enjoy board games and books / play table tennis / paddle up the Ngunguru estuary / row over to the Ngunguru Sandspit / partake of wonderful walks and sporting facilities at the local sports complex / enjoy the local cafes.

HOUSE: SLEEPS 8. Large open-plan living / dining / kitchen with walk in pantry, sunroom, three queen bedrooms (all have access to the deck), two single bedrooms, two bathrooms one with the laundry. MAX. Downstairs has a separate games room with table tennis / sports equipment / kayak and dinghy. The deck has outside furniture and a BBQ. The fenced section has a well established garden with paths amongst trees and a little hut / car port / off street parking for cars and a boat trailer.

FLAT DOWNSTAIRS: SLEEPS 5. Open-plan kitchen & bedroom (1)- double & single bed. Bedroom 2 - 2 singles. Separate room with shower over shub & toilet.

100m walk to estuary / 5 minutes easy walking to children’s playground / fish and chip shop / 2 cafes / superette / sports complex with tennis / petanque / bowls / nine-hole golf course. The estuary has good boat ramps / waterskiing lane / pipi and cockle gathering and fishing off the rocks. School beach 500m walk has safe shallows for supervised swimming.

Tutukaka Marina a 5 minute drive has shops / superette / petrol station / restaurants / dive and fishing charter boats / trips to the world-class Poor Knights Marine Reserve. Nearby Whangaumu, Matapouri, Whale Bay, Woolleys and Sandy Bay offer safe swimming and surfing. Whangarei 20 mins away has many amenities / shops / cinema / Kiwi House / museum / miniature train rides and more.

Special conditions: Pets only with prior negotiation. $25 additional charge. Smoking allowed outside only. HOUSE & FLAT sleeps 13: PEAK: 20 Dec-Jan $440 - 6 night min stay; HIGH: Feb $440 - 2 night min stay; SHOULDER: Mar- Dec $350 Or HOUSE sleeps 8: PEAK: 19 Dec- Jan $380 - 6 night min stay; HIGH: Feb $380 - 2 night min stay; SHOULDER Mar- Dec $300. SHORT TERM LET HOUSE ONLY July-Sept $450 week, plus power & bond


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Bath tub
  • Boat ramp
  • Cot available
  • Dinghy
  • Dishwasher
  • Easy access
  • Fireplace
  • Fridge
  • Highchair
  • Kayak(s)
  • Life jackets
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • Toddler safe
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair access

Bed layouts

  • Bedroom 1

    Built in cupboards, two bedside tables and lights. Access to deck and sea view.

    1 x Queen bed

  • Bedroom 2

    Built in cupboard, two bedside lights, access to deck and sea view

    1 x Queen bed

  • Bedroom 3

    With bedside table and light, cupboard and sea view.

    1 x Single bed

  • Bedroom 4

    Cupboard, chest of drawers, 2 bedside tables and lights. Access to deck, sea view

    1 x Queen bed

  • Bedroom 5

    Bedside table and light, hanging rack.

    1 x Single bed

  • Downstairs Flat - Bedroom 1

    Combined living/sleeping area,Open plan with bedside tables & lights, cupboards, outside access and sea view.

    1 x Double bed
    1 x Single bed

  • Downstairs flat - Bedroom 2

    Bedside table & light / hanging rack / chest of drawers.

    2 x Single bed

Availability & rates*

Maybe booked

  • Extras: Linen FREE (included); Cleaning $150.00 per stay (required)
Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
27-Jul-17 to 21-Dec-17
$350/night $350/night
2 night minimum stay
22-Dec-17 to 31-Jan-18
$440/night $440/night
6 night minimum stay
01-Feb-18 to 28-Feb-18
$440/night $440/night
2 night minimum stay
01-Mar-18 to 27-Oct-18
$350/night $350/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 (17)

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  • An amazing wonderful safe house full of family things of all age...

    An amazing wonderful safe house full of family things of all age to do fully equipped with everything I would love to stay with the fire going and watching the sea. Thank you for the wonderful memories.

    LindseyBu1 100%|1x May 2017

  • Totally amazing place, really well set up, beautiful views, great location, would...

    Totally amazing place, really well set up, beautiful views, great location, would definitely stay here again!

    carmuw121 100%|6x Feb 2017

  • Very well resourced with linen etc

    Very well resourced with linen etc. A big plus when we came with such a large number of people. Very safe for little children who loved exploring the property and the beach. Plenty of space to spread out. Gorgeous view from the living room and the deck.

    alisom819 100%|1x Jan 2017

  • Very well equipped and comfortable, and close to everything ie beaches, dairy

    Very well equipped and comfortable, and close to everything ie beaches, dairy

    LatoyaB 100%|3x Jan 2017

  • Great property

    Great property. Super clean. House contained everything we needed for our weekend stay. Lovely views !

    TerriV36 100%|1x Dec 2016

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