Ultimate Akaroa family retreat!

Bach or holiday home | Akaroa | #34343

9.2/10 (37 ratings)
  • 14 people
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 9 beds
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


  • Huge open plan living areas & an epic deck with plenty of space for large families & friends
  • Close to the township, boat ramp and beach
  • Peaceful & relaxing with beautiful valley views on a quiet street

This fantastic large holiday home is surrounding by native bush and has stunning views right across the valley. It is on a private lane so is quiet and peaceful and has everything you need for a relaxing and enjoyable stay in the beautiful township of Akaroa. The house is super spacious so is ideal for several families or friends to holiday together. A HUGE deck is perfect for summer with a large fire making it a great choice year round! It is just a short 5 minute bush walk through a forest reserve down into the township for coffee or drinks at the pub and also to the skatepark, boat ramp, tennis courts, playground and mini golf for the kids and whole family to enjoy. Note - it is an easier walk down to town than back up, but we have found kids and adults alike will manage :)

Plenty of off street parking for cars and even a boat which can be hard to find in Akaroa! Also includes a double garage & basement storage space with internal staircase access into the house for all the toys.

A huge open plan living and kitchen area downstairs as well as a kids lounge/playroom in the kids bedroom upstairs means there is plenty of space for everyone to chill out and do their own thing, making this the perfect house for all to relax in!

Special conditions: Smoking allowed outside only. Pets allowed (outside only) with prior approval.


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Bath tub
  • Clothes dryer
  • Cot available
  • DVD player
  • Fireplace
  • Freeview (TM)
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Downstairs bedroom 1

    1 x Queen bed

  • Downstairs bedroom 2

    1 x Queen bed

  • Upstairs kids bedroom

    Combined living/sleeping area

    2 x Double bed
    1 x Queen bed
    2 x Single bed

  • Upstairs master bedroom

    1 x Queen bed
    1 x Single bed

Availability & rates*

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  • Linen: Bring your own linen
  • Extras: Cleaning $80.00 per stay (optional)
  • AA Smartfuel: Get 10c/litre fuel discount when you book and stay at this property for TWO nights or more [More info]

Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
Low Season
24-Jun-17 to 07-Jul-17
$220+/night $260+/night
For up to 9 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $20/night; Children: $10/night;
2 night minimum stay
Default Tariff
08-Jul-17 to 30-Sep-17
$260+/night $300+/night
For up to 10 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $20/night; Children: $10/night;
2 night minimum stay
Peak Season
01-Oct-17 to 31-Dec-17
$300+/night $300+/night
For up to 10 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $20/night; Children: $10/night;
2 night minimum stay
Default Tariff
01-Jan-18 to 24-Sep-18
$260+/night $300+/night
For up to 10 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. Service fees may also apply.

Reviews (37)

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  • Great place, easy walking track into town

    Great place, easy walking track into town. Would love to go back and stay in the summer to enjoy the wonderful deck space :)

    GeorgiaG new member Jun 2017

  • The house was great for a group

    The house was great for a group. Great living spaces and huge deck for outside dining. Great location to walk easily to town

    KayP6891 100%|1x May 2017

    Owner/manager responds:

    We are pleased you had a great time, please come & stay again.

    mrs_tbell3 100%|36x

  • Lovely holiday home

    Lovely holiday home. Was perfect for our ladies weekend and would suit 3 families holidaying together. Road and driveway very steep.

    sherse82 100%|5x May 2017

    Owner/manager responds:

    Great to hear you enjoyed your weekend away. Yes the road is very steep - we recommend walking to and from town via the bush walk in the backyard as its lovely and not as steep and tough on the legs! In saying that, if you have been down have a few wines into the night then due to lack of light on the bush walk its much safer to brave the steep but well lit road...I can vouch for that from experience! :)

    mrs_tbell3 100%|36x

  • Property fantastic

    Property fantastic. Great deck and family friendly spacious home.

    NickyJo5 100%|2x Apr 2017

  • What a lovely house, wish we could have stayed longer

    What a lovely house, wish we could have stayed longer.

    SusanST13 100%|4x Apr 2017

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