Historic Seaside Cottage

Bach or holiday home | Wanganui Township | #34533

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

Description

  • Holiday Atmosphere: The cottage overlooks the reserve that extents along the entire sea frontage.
  • Unique Design: 'Arts and Crafts' era dated from 1915 by early Wanganui architect A.W. Larsen.
  • Beach Access: A short stroll across the reserve brings you onto Castlecliff's wonderful, wild beach.

'Monday' is a historic seaside cottage that was designed by the early architect to maximize the benefits of holidaying beside the sea while having access to Wanganui city. It is the first of six adjacent beach cottages, all named after the days of the week. The first five cottages have similar construction and quirky features

It is located at Castlecliff beach, which is about a 10 minute drive from the city centre. The cottage is in close proximity to the beach, the reserve, the children's playground, basketball court, skateboard park,community BBQs, dairy and camping ground. It is in a popular area for recreational activities yet the cottage offers privacy and unique ambiance. It has a secluded courtyard behind the cottage, secure parking and is fully fenced.

The Wanganui area is historically significant as an entry point for early settlers and visitors to the country in the mid - late 1800's as it had a port and the navigable river enabled access to the interior of the North island. It was one of the wealthiest areas in early New Zealand and this is reflected in the abundant early architecture of the city.

The city centre has retained its artdeco architecture and artistic influence and is very well presented and cared for. It is well served by great cafes and restaurants.The river frontage has a delightful leisure area with a reserve, walkway, historic buildings, tram line and original steam boats running excursions. The area buzzes with activity, especially during the Saturday market and festival times.

Local attractions in the area include exploring the Wanganui river or the Taranaki coastline, driving up the Para Para road to the Volcanic plateau (the ski fields on Ruapehu are about a 1 hr 30 minute drive up the Para Para road) or simply enjoying the creative ambiance of this art orientated city.

'Monday' is being lovingly restored to it's 'Arts and Crafts' style. Your stay here would help us to restore the cottage and grounds to near original condition.

Facilities

  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Shower
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Bedroom 1

    The early architect has created a unique communal sleeping space where adjoining bedrooms 1 and 2 are connected by a doorless reading alcove. The positioning of the bedrooms ensure privacy.

    1 x Double bed

  • Bedroom 2

    1 x Single bed

  • Living room

    Combined living/sleeping area

    1 x Fold-out sofa bed

Availability & rates*

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Maybe booked
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  • Linen: Bring your own linen
  • Extras: Cleaning $35.00 per stay (required)
Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
Default Tariff
08-Dec-16 to 08-Mar-18
$95+/night $105+/night
For up to 3 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $15/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 (2)

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  • Easy access, not far from anywhere in Wanganui...

    Easy access, not far from anywhere in Wanganui. A clean and homely bach with everything we needed for the weekend. Great park and beach access across the road.

    janirk424 100%|1x Oct 2016

  • Cottage was lovely didnt know anything about the cottage we were staying...

    Cottage was lovely didnt know anything about the cottage we were staying at until we turned up. Very well present property which comes with a bit of a history lesson. Just enough room for the all of us 2 adults and 2 boys + dog . There is a park arcross the road whoich our eldest loved as hes a skate boarding great playground for the kids as well also were had a BBQ in the playground for lunch , beach is only 2 mins from the park. We loved our stay and defferenlt would stay there again.

    NarelleHo1 100%|1x Jun 2016

    Owner/manager responds:

    Thank you.We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay in our delightful historic cottage.

    CraigDo8 100%|2x

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