Bach or holiday home | Tryphena | #26100
The house is a pole house set high off the ground so you look into the tree tops from the deck that runs along the front of the house. The house is two storied with an open plan design so has a spacious feel. There is a 1 minute walk up the hill from the road through native bush. There are nice views down to the beach. You can really unwind here and relax in this quiet setting. Reading or relaxing on the deck in the treetops is great for getting into 'Barrier time' (slow).Stay at home and cook, or go for a walk and see whats on offer at the great cafe down the road. If you want to meet some locals and have a drink then it's not far to walk to the Irish bar down the road.The house is comfortable and furnished with all you need for a holiday.The location in a more populated area of the island means you can stay there without having transport, to get to places you need on a holiday. It is easy enough to hire a car if you want to explore the island further. The house uses alternative power, as does all of Great Barrier Island. Solar power provides electricity for lights and appliances in the house. The power is 240 volt in the house, so all normal appliances can be plugged in and used. It is not possible to run heating appliances like hair dryers or hair straighteners etc, as it is too much of a tax on the power that is stored in the solar batteries. There is a gas heater, a gas caliphant for hot water and gas cooking.
Special conditions: Limit of four people.The bach is good for a couple.There is a 3 minute walk through the bush uphill to the house and then up some stairs to the house.Not hard but, definitely can't drive to the door.
1 x Double bed
1 x Single bed
Combined living/sleeping area
1 x Fold-out sofa bed
Gifts & giveaways: 2 or more nights in the winter season(from 1st May until start of labour weekend) will be discounted, and are offered at a rate of $100 for two people plus $10 per extra person per night
|Rate period||Week day||Weekend/Holiday|
21-Nov-17 to 31-May-18
|For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $10/night; Children: $10/night;|
|2 night minimum stay|
01-Jun-18 to 21-Feb-19
|For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $10/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.
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A private relaxed setting in the kanuka/manuka trees looking out onto beach. Beautiful setting. The place was really cold at times, has gaps in windows and is not insulated. A gas heater helped but we were pretty cold - take thermals. The barrier is solar and rainwater so be prepared to be conservationist - this was a good experience for us and helped get away from the blare of modernity.
The bach is just in a perfect location! Quiet, in the bush and a nice view to the bay! I loved the fact that hot water and electricity come only from solar panels. It makes you think about saving energy and being more sustainable! Just come and have a nice retreat!!!