Fantastic, family-friendly retreat, say guests

Bach or holiday home | Big Bay | #20595

9.4/10 (103 ratings)
  • 10 people
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 6 beds
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking

Description

  • Exceptionally comfortable family home with all mod cons and lovely views
  • Long, safe, white sand beach across the road - 50m away
  • Ideal layout for two couples or extended family - two separate living areas guarantee privacy

This spacious, light filled home - only 90 minutes easy drive from central Auckland - has been lovingly built with comfort in mind. It is the perfect location for friends or extended family wishing to holiday together as the open plan upstairs level is completely self contained, with its own kitchenette, fridge and bathroom. Large ranchsliders open up the home to the outdoors from all the living areas and downstairs bedrooms.

There is a fabulous, roomy upstairs deck for enjoying long summer evenings over a bottle of wine (or two). Enjoy a BBQ downstairs, watching the magical sunsets over the expansive fenced lake at the bottom of the garden.

The section is large and flat, ideal for kids to safely burn off excess energy while the adults kick back and relax. Superb indoor / outdoor living with our own unique garden furniture provided.

This location is a virtually undiscovered gem. The beach is uncrowded and at low tide there are leisurely walks to neighbouring bays to be savoured, exploring rock pools and watching the shorebirds as they fish at water's edge.

Bring your boat and fishing rods and launch from the beach (tractor arranged on request). Or walk east round the bay and fish from the rocks.

Within a 20 minute drive you can experience the wild surf pounding on the majestic Tasman west coast, or travel east to the historic Brooks homestead, gentle wetlands and rare bird life of the Awhitu Regional Park (you can even play a game of 9-hole golf while you're there). Or journey to the top of the Peninsula and experience some of the most stunning views in Auckland from from the ancient lighthouse overlooking the treacherous Manukau Bar.

Special conditions: - Smoking allowed only outside. - No tents on the back lawn due to irrigation field. - Careful use of tank water would be appreciated.

Facilities

  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Boat ramp
  • Cot available
  • DVD player
  • Easy access
  • Freeview (TM)
  • Fridge
  • Heat pump - Aircon
  • Highchair
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Bedroom 1 (upstairs)

    1 x Bunk bed
    1 x Queen bed
    1 x Single bed

  • Bedroom 2

    1 x Queen bed

  • bedroom 3

    1 x Queen bed

  • Lounge

    1 x Fold-out sofa bed

Availability & rates*

Available
Maybe booked
Booked

  • Extras: Cleaning $60.00 per stay (required); Bond $150.00 per stay (required); Linen $5.00 per person (optional)
  • Mates rates: 5% off for members with 3 positive reviews from other Owners/Managers

  • Multi-night stay: Get 1 FREE night when you stay for 6 nights or longer. Not valid for periods where a last minute discount applies. Free night applies to lowest priced night. Excludes school & public holidays.

Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
Peak Season
19-Jan-17 to 26-Jan-17
$150+/night $150+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $25/night; Children: $15/night;
Peak Season extra
27-Jan-17 to 30-Jan-17
$150+/night $150+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $25/night; Children: $15/night;
2 night minimum stay
Peak Season
31-Jan-17 to 02-Feb-17
$150+/night $150+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $25/night; Children: $15/night;
Peak Season extra
03-Feb-17 to 06-Feb-17
$150+/night $150+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $25/night; Children: $15/night;
2 night minimum stay
Peak Season
07-Feb-17 to 12-Apr-17
$150+/night $150+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $25/night; Children: $15/night;
Peak Season extra
13-Apr-17 to 18-Apr-17
$150+/night $150+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $25/night; Children: $15/night;
2 night minimum stay
Peak Season
19-Apr-17 to 30-Apr-17
$150+/night $150+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $25/night; Children: $15/night;
Shoulder Season
01-May-17 to 01-Jun-17
$135+/night $135+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $25/night; Children: $15/night;
shoulder season extra
02-Jun-17 to 05-Jun-17
$135+/night $135+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $25/night; Children: $15/night;
2 night minimum stay
Shoulder Season
06-Jun-17 to 30-Jun-17
$135+/night $135+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $25/night; Children: $15/night;
Low season
01-Jul-17 to 31-Aug-17
$125+/night $125+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $25/night; Children: $15/night;
Shoulder Season
01-Sep-17 to 19-Oct-17
$135+/night $135+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $25/night; Children: $15/night;
shoulder season extra
20-Oct-17 to 23-Oct-17
$135+/night $135+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $25/night; Children: $15/night;
2 night minimum stay
Shoulder Season
24-Oct-17 to 30-Nov-17
$135+/night $135+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $25/night; Children: $15/night;
Peak Season
01-Dec-17 to 17-Dec-17
$150+/night $150+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $25/night; Children: $15/night;
Peak Season 2018
18-Dec-17 to 07-Feb-18
$160+/night $160+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $25/night; Children: $15/night;
2 night minimum stay
Peak Season
08-Feb-18 to 19-Apr-18
$150+/night $150+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $25/night; Children: $15/night;

*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 (110)

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  • Lovely place to stay great location very peaceful

    Lovely place to stay great location very peaceful

    janion328 new member Jan 2017

  • The property was very spacious and modern

    The property was very spacious and modern. It has a nice atmosphere and plenty of room to relax and enjoy the beach

    alexus207 100%|7x Jan 2017

  • Property was perfectly set up for us with two small families and...

    Property was perfectly set up for us with two small families and the kids had a blast. The water pressure was great, the beach was lovely to walk along and just a minute away.

    AlexandraGi1 new member Jan 2017

  • The Awhitu Peninsular is like being in the wilderness without having to...

    The Awhitu Peninsular is like being in the wilderness without having to travel 5,000 miles to get there. What a gem of a place. The house has all you need. The wild west coast scenery and the huge harbor makes for a magic experience.

    davier627 100%|4x Dec 2016

  • Nice and modern house , amazing views from the second floor, huge...

    Nice and modern house , amazing views from the second floor, huge grass area for kids to run around. We spend an excellent weekend, thanks!

    alexuk79 100%|6x Dec 2016

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