Architect's waterfront home on the Kaipara

Bach or holiday home | Kaipara Harbour | #33690

9.5/10 (4 ratings)
  • 6 people
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 3 beds
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • Pets ok
  • No smoking


  • Splendid views down the Kaipara harbour framed by native forest
  • Boat ramp access for excellent scalloping, snapper, mullet and kahawai fishing
  • Explore Takahoa Bay's historic pa site and early European homestead site

Located in picturesque Takahoa Bay, this two bedroom open plan architect-designed home offers the security of a farm park plus the privacy of being at the end of a lane with beach at the bottom of the garden.

Waterfront, covenanted bush, a bird sanctuary lake, historic pa site, tennis court , boat ramp (good scallop and snapper fishing) and swimming beach await you. You are welcome to explore the entire farm park or the bush walks, and picnic in the olive grove or at the old homestead site. Fishing off the beach usually results in kahawai for dinner.

Within a 20 minute radius you can also reach a surf beach, golf courses, Bennetts chocolate factory, Italian bakery, Dutch cheese shop, and not much further is the Matakohe Kauri Museum and the fun Waipu glow-worm caves.

Please note that the second bedroom has two flip-down children's bunks as an optional extra, making this a family room.

Special conditions: No smoking. Dogs on application. Properties here are unfenced and pest control throughout the farm park uses poison bait; there are also cats & chooks next door and a bird sanctuary. Dogs must NOT roam and must be under control.


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Boat ramp
  • Clothes dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • Easy access
  • Fireplace
  • Freeview (TM)
  • Fridge
  • Internet (Broadband)
  • Internet (WiFi)
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • Telephone (local calls)
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Bedrooom 2

    1 x Bunk bed
    1 x Queen bed

  • Master bedroom

    1 x Queen bed

Availability & rates*

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  • Extras: Linen FREE (included); Cleaning $100.00 per stay (required)
Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
Default Tariff
25-Oct-16 to 25-Apr-17
$250/night $250/night
3 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 (4)

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  • We enjoyed staying there - lovely quiet property with wonderful views from...

    We enjoyed staying there - lovely quiet property with wonderful views from a house with many unique design features

    JohnL871 100%|1x May 2016

  • The property is lovely with a gorgeous view

    The property is lovely with a gorgeous view. Its very comfortable and has everything you need. Isobel made it all easy by providing linen and making up the beds for us. Its location was perfect and there was lots of room to explore. A very peaceful spot.

    RachaelRe5 100%|1x Apr 2016

  • Lovely location

    Lovely location.

    StuartDa1 100%|3x Apr 2016

  • We all thoroughly enjoyed the house and in particular the views! Found...

    We all thoroughly enjoyed the house and in particular the views! Found that it had all the comforts of home and was in a tidy state which made us all the more comfortable. Would gladly stay here again.

    RikashK1 100%|1x Jan 2016

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