Bach in quiet bush setting with sea views

Bach or holiday home | Tryphena | #26100

9.1/10 (25 ratings)
  • 4 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 3 Beds
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • Pets ok

Description

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. Extras: Linen (included); NOTE: Under Kiwi bach tradition you are expected to: Clean the house and do the dishes before you leave;

Facilities

  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Fridge
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo

Bed layouts

  • Bedroom 1

    1 x Double bed

  • Bedroom 2

    1 x Narrow single bed

  • Living room

    1 x Fold-out sofa bed

Availability

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*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 (25)

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  • Beautiful hideaway

    Beautiful hideaway

    ToniB994 100%|2x Apr 2018

  • Great location a ten minute stumble from the pub, half an hour...

    Great location a ten minute stumble from the pub, half an hour if you get lost in the amazing stars on display on the way home. The house was everything that it was said to be: a neat, green retreat up in the bush, overlooking the bay. And with bonus kakas wake up calls in the morning. We absolutely loved the place and would be super happy to come again.

    MiaJ8152 100%|1x Mar 2018

  • The batch is set amongst wonderful native bush and it's very private

    The batch is set amongst wonderful native bush and it's very private. It is spacious and fully equipped. The location is ideal, very close to a lovely beach and walking distance to shop and pub. The island is so beautiful that Stella's house looked to us like a palace :) We did have worries with the solar system being on low most of the time but with very limited use of power we managed to always have enough to keep the fridge going.

    martll439 100%|1x Feb 2018

  • great wee house, perfect for our wee family, loved the peaceful setting

    great wee house, perfect for our wee family, loved the peaceful setting.

    bridud546 100%|2x Jan 2018

  • The green retreat is located within a beautiful manuka bush with a...

    The green retreat is located within a beautiful manuka bush with a beautiful beachview. It has has everything needed and is simply magic! We loved it!

    Marlene new member Jan 2018

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