100 steps to the dunes

Bach or holiday home | Ruakaka | #29259

9.1/10 (64 ratings)
  • 7 people
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 5 beds
  • 1 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking

Description

  • Ideal for a relaxing holiday with family or friends in summer or winter.
  • Cosy family house with large flat section.
  • No roads to cross to the beach.

This house has a fabulous location – close to beautiful Bream Bay. You can swim, surf or play on the beach or walk for miles along the beach in either direction. If fishing is your thing, bring your gear. If it’s wet, there are games to play, jigsaws to puzzle over and an array of books for young and old. Or watch a DVD – we have a collection for all ages.

This is an historic area with fascinating places to visit in close driving proximity – Waipu Cove and township at the far end of Bream Bay, Waipu caves, Marsden refinery.

Marsden Village is about 100 minutes from Auckland (CBD) and 20 minutes from Whangerei.

The village centre is 2 minutes away by car. It includes a supermarket, bakery, takeaways, pharmacy and a café that makes great coffee.

The house is solid brick and tile with its own part in the interesting history of Marsden Village. The interior has recently been painted throughout and the floors polished. It is fresh, while retaining its original character.

The kitchen is fully equipped with a dishwasher.

For coffee lovers, there is a Nespresso coffee machine. BYO Nespresso-compatible coffee pods.

The master and second bedrooms have electric blankets with wheatbags available in the third bedroom. All beds have mattress toppers and are very comfortable.

Please note that although the interior of the house has been recently redecorated and is comfortably furnished the exterior is still a work in progress. There is a large flat fenced back lawn suitable for playing on, but the fence may not be child-proof and the concrete paths are uneven.

Other than during the Christmas season, you can opt to do your own cleaning to cut costs. Please indicate if you would like this when booking.

NOTE: We may impose a minimum number of nights' stay over long public holiday weekends or the Christmas holidays - but please make your enquiry anyway.

Special conditions: Pets are only allowed with prior approval, but not during the peak Christmas period, and must stay outside. We do not allow pets over the Christmas holiday period due to the tight turn around times between guests and the high number of children staying. Pets are not welcome indoors, but if you bring their own shelter and clean up after them, they may stay outside. o

Facilities

  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Bath tub
  • Clothes dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • Easy access
  • Electric blankets
  • Freeview (TM)
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Shower
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • 2nd bedroom

    2 x Single bed

  • 3rd Bedroom

    1 x Bunk bed
    1 x Roll-away bed

  • Master

    1 x Double bed

Availability & rates*

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  • Extras: Cleaning $25.00 per stay (required); Linen $10.00 per person (optional)
  • Multi-night stay: Get 1 FREE night when you stay for 7 nights or longer. Not valid for periods where a last minute discount applies. Free night applies to lowest priced night.

  • Last minute bookings: 10% off for stays over the next 7 nights

  • Mates rates: 5% off for members with 5 positive reviews from other Owners/Managers

Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
Christmas Holidays
18-Jan-17 to 30-Jan-17
$190/night $190/night
Summer tariff
31-Jan-17 to 28-Feb-17
$130/night $150/night
Spring and Autumn tariff
01-Mar-17 to 12-Apr-17
$100/night $120/night
School holidays
13-Apr-17 to 30-Apr-17
$120/night $120/night
Spring and Autumn tariff
01-May-17 to 31-May-17
$100/night $120/night
Winter tariff
01-Jun-17 to 07-Jul-17
$80/night $100/night
Winter School Holidays
08-Jul-17 to 23-Jul-17
$100/night $100/night
Winter tariff
24-Jul-17 to 31-Aug-17
$80/night $100/night
Spring and Autumn tariff
01-Sep-17 to 28-Sep-17
$100/night $120/night
School holidays
29-Sep-17 to 15-Oct-17
$120/night $120/night
Spring and Autumn tariff
16-Oct-17 to 30-Nov-17
$100/night $120/night
Summer tariff
01-Dec-17 to 22-Dec-17
$130/night $150/night
Christmas Holidays
23-Dec-17 to 18-Jan-18
$190/night $190/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 (64)

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  • Very pleasant stay! Ideal location, very comfortable house, really well equipped

    Very pleasant stay! Ideal location, very comfortable house, really well equipped. Couldn't be happier!

    Gareth&KasiaE new member Jan 2017

  • Clean and tidy place

    Clean and tidy place. Price is very reasonable. Anne and Wayne were easy to deal with. Highly recommended

    FrancisC 100%|2x Jan 2017

  • close to beach 1 minute walk fantastic beach clean and beautiful fun...

    close to beach 1 minute walk fantastic beach clean and beautiful fun for all

    mariaMo8 100%|2x Nov 2016

  • Our second time here and we absolutely love it

    Our second time here and we absolutely love it. Will definitely be back again. Thank you!

    kathng678 100%|5x Nov 2016

  • Great bach has everything you need

    Great bach has everything you need. Very comfortable bed. Safe place for kids - fully fenced. Wonderful location. Highly recommend and will definitely be back

    GrantPayne 100%|4x Oct 2016

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