Avon View Retreat Oamaru

Homestay | Oamaru | #32873

  • 6 people
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 4 beds
  • 1 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


  • Breathtaking views of the sea, harbour and mountains
  • Self-contained with access to a beautiful garden with terrace and BBQ area
  • A short walk into town with Steampunk, Blue Penguin Colony, Victorian Precinct, shops & restaurants

Nesting on the hill overlooking the Oamaru Harbour taking in stunning sea views, Avon View is conveniently located between the Yellow Eyed and Blue Penguin Colonies and only a short walk to the Historic Precinct, Steampunk HQ, I-Site, Cafés and Restaurants.

The retreat is located on the ground floor of our family home. Self-contained, it retains its own privacy, having a separate back entrance leading to a secluded BBQ area and garden.

As part of your stay we offer one or two lovingly refurbished guest rooms sleeping up to 6 guests (2 queen size, 1 single bed, 1 fold-out sofa bed), a private bathroom with shower and separate toilet, a newly renovated TV lounge with dining table and sofa/sofa bed, fully equipped kitchenette (mini-fridge, microwave, oven, toaster, kettle, cooking utensils, spice rack, free coffee/tea) with direct access to our garden verandah with BBQ.

For your convenience, we offer Sky TV (Satellite) with 5+ Sports Channels and complimentary local pick-ups and drop-offs.

We have recently upgraded our heating system to include a heatpump, panel heaters and electric blankets so your stay will be as cosy as possible.

Our Retreat has independent access with a gate into the courtyard. Guests have sole access to the Retreat and shared access to the courtyard/garden. The main house (upper floor) is not accessible to guests.

Laundry can be accessed on request.

Please note that the Retreat is EXCLUSIVELY rented to ONE PARTY AT A TIME either as a one bedroom (2 people) or two bedroom (3 people or more). We can prepare the sofa bed for a small surcharge of NZD15.

Special conditions: Upon arrival you will be asked to pay a security deposit of NZD 200 to cover any damage caused to the property. You will be liable for any breakages, damage or deterioration during your stay caused by you or any member of the party or visitors. These costs will be deducted from the security deposit. If the damages are greater than that of the deposit, you will be responsible for these costs as well. Smoking allowed outside only. Please make your dishes and leave the place as you found it.


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Cot available
  • Electric blankets
  • Fridge
  • Heat pump - Aircon
  • Internet (WiFi)
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Shower
  • SKY TV ®
  • Toddler safe
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Living Room

    Combined living/sleeping area

    1 x Fold-out sofa bed


    Master bedroom, lovingly refurbished with breathtaking views of the sea and the Victorian Precinct. Quality Queen Size bed with room for a cot.

    1 x Queen bed


    Lovingly renovated bedroom with magnificient views of the Victorian Precinct and the Kakanui mountain range featuring a comfy Queen size bed and a Single bed.

    1 x Queen bed
    1 x Single bed

Availability & rates*

Maybe booked

  • Cleaning: Visitors to clean-up and leave the property as found.
  • Extras: Linen FREE (included)
  • Last minute bookings: 10% off for stays over the next 7 nights

  • 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. Excludes public holidays.

Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
Default Tariff
27-Oct-16 to 19-Nov-16
$155+/night $155+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $28/night; Children: $28/night;
Victorian Fete
20-Nov-16 to 21-Nov-16
$235+/night $235+/night
For up to 4 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $20/night; Children: $20/night;
Default Tariff
22-Nov-16 to 27-Apr-17
$155+/night $155+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $28/night; Children: $28/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.

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  • Amazing views of the city from bedrooms

    Amazing views of the city from bedrooms. And very central location to everything of interest incl the penguin colony

    JeffreyS 100%|5x Oct 2015

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