Cute and cozy French farm-style cottage

Cottage | Mangawhai | #28702

9.9/10 (32 ratings)
  • 4 people
  • 1 bedrooms
  • 2 beds
  • 1 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


  • $120 per night for 2 to 14 nights
  • 200 metres to the estuary, Boat/caravan parking
  • All day sun with indoor/outdoor living

Calling all those wary travellers, weekenders, honeymooners or those who simply feel like relaxing and unwinding for a few days. Wake up and enjoy an early morning cuppa in the sun on the patio, wander to the village for the morning paper, (if its Saturday you'll even catch the markets) maybe even breakfast at Bennetts, grab your daily provisions and head back to wallow in the all day sun to read that book you've been meaning to finish for months! Feel free to pull the odd weed from the vegie garden if your green fingers are starting to change colour. For those feeling more energetic, a paddle around the estuary could be on the menu, a game of tennis at the local courts or maybe take the ever popular cliff track and beach walk from the Heads? (You haven't been to Mangawhai if you haven't done this!) 5 o'clock comes around all too quickly but the good thing is it's time to relax again in the evening sun with a chilled lager or Chardonnay with the artisan style cheese you picked up at the famous Kaiwaka Cheese shop. The keen fishermen will be chomping at the net to catch a flounder or two down at the estuary, then back to throw them straight on the barbie for dinner. Oh - and help yourself to the fresh produce from the garden for the salad (when in season). And that's the day almost done - unless you want to stroll on down to the tavern to catch the scheduled band playing on the night. Of course you'd be excused if you simply wanted to chill with a movie at home. The main thing is; there's always something for everyone at Grange sur la Dune and everyone is welcome!

p.s. If you're feeling like a winter getaway, the heat pump will help warm the cockles of your heart over those cooler months.

Special conditions: SPECIAL DEAL!! Stay for seven nights or more for $100.00 per night. (Price is for 2 people. $10.00 extra per person.)


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Boat ramp
  • Cot available
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • Easy access
  • Electric blankets
  • Freeview (TM)
  • Fridge
  • Heat pump - Aircon
  • Internet (WiFi)
  • Kayak(s)
  • Life jackets
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • Shower (outdoor)
  • SKY TV ® - BYO decoder
  • Special events venue
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair access

Bed layouts

  • Living/sleeping

    Combined living/sleeping area

    1 x Fold-out sofa bed

  • Mezzanine/Master Bedroom

    Spacious mezzanine bedroom with room for a portacot.

    1 x Queen bed

Availability & rates*

Maybe booked

  • Extras: Cleaning FREE (included); Linen FREE (included)
  • Multi-night stay: Get 1 FREE night when you stay for 5 nights or longer. Not valid for periods where a last minute discount applies. Free night applies to lowest priced night.

Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
High Season tariff
04-Dec-16 to 31-Dec-17
$165+/night $165+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $20/night; Children: $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. Bookings paid for through Bookabach online payments incur a 3% credit card transaction fee.

Reviews (32)

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  • Great stay and a lovely setting, great big place for the weekend...

    Great stay and a lovely setting, great big place for the weekend and Kate was very welcoming - we had everything we needed for a great stay. Thanks again!

    Warren_Mara 100%|2x Nov 2016

  • Fantastic property, very comfortable and well furnished

    Fantastic property, very comfortable and well furnished. Beautiful quiet location

    AdamBarty 100%|1x Apr 2016

  • Myself and my Partner had a wonderful time here! Lovely place, very...

    Myself and my Partner had a wonderful time here! Lovely place, very well kept and very cosy!!! Perfect for a weekend away!!

    Lorraenat 100%|1x Apr 2016

  • Loved the property and we will stay there again

    Loved the property and we will stay there again . Have told our friends about it already as was very happy with the place and location. Gary and Kate Arbuckle were great to deal with.

    CaroleHambly 100%|1x Mar 2016

  • Property was extremely tidy and inviting

    Property was extremely tidy and inviting. Plenty to do visiting winery's, cafe's, art, market day, and beautiful beaches. Also friendly locals.

    JohnandMargaretC 100%|1x Mar 2016

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