1960's bach - right on the beach

Bach or holiday home | Pakawau Beach | #2754

9.4/10 (49 ratings)
  • 5 Guests
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Beds
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking

Description

Our beachfront house is a 1960's open-plan design with oiled timber floors.It is lovely when it is warm and cosy when its raining.

There are views straight out to the beach and up to Farewell Spit.

The beach is soft and sandy, with a shallow gradient so very safe swimming and good for kayaking. Native trees around the house invite tuis, wood pigeons and shining cuckoos... The living room opens onto a deck and the garden has sheltered spots so there are nice places for reading or relaxing.

A tennis court and cafe are 2 minutes walk away. Collingwood is 15 minutes drive for groceries, a local museum, or fresh fish 'n chips at the Pub.

Farewell Spit is 15 minutes drive, and Wharariki beach a further 5 minutes, through to the west coast. The Whanganui inlet is 15 minutes drive and you can continue down the west coast to Maungarakau Swamp Cafe, Patarau River, Anatori river and beyond. The Aorere Valley which ends at the start of the Heaphy Track has the Kaituna Walkway and Naked Possum Cafe, Devils Boots, goldfields, and the Bainham Shop.

Special conditions:

During NZ school holidays - 4 night minimum booking applies. For long weekends - 3 night minimum.

For high season a minimum of 7 nights or less by arrangement.

Otherwise a minimum of 2 nights.

Pets by arrangement.

NOTE: Under Kiwi bach tradition you are expected to: Clean the house and do the dishes before you leave; Bring your own linen (towels/sheets/tea towels);

Facilities

  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Bedroom 1

    1 x Queen bed

  • Bedroom 2

    1 x Double bed

  • Bedroom 3/gallery

    1 x Single 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 (132)

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  • Such a relaxing place to be

    Such a relaxing place to be. Love spending my time there .

    SueH5913 100%|3x Jul 2018

  • Such a relaxing place to be

    Such a relaxing place to be. Love spending my time there .

    SueH5913 100%|3x Jul 2018

  • Great place to stay and unwind

    Great place to stay and unwind.

    GilbertRo1 100%|1x Jun 2018

  • Exceptional property and bach - truly marvelous

    Exceptional property and bach - truly marvelous. Even in the late Autumn chill it was comfortable, with adequate heating provided. The bach itself is exquisite, well-kept, with retro-furniture and renovated details. Kitchen was well-equipped, bathroom like-wise. The property is right on the beach, practically invisible to all neighbours and swamped with p?wakawaka. Need I go on?

    ThomasMa16 new member May 2018

  • Loved the location so close to beach and for exploring area

    Loved the location so close to beach and for exploring area. Love to see more pressure/heat in the shower!

    westcoaster 100%|5x Apr 2018

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