1960's Architectural Gem

Bach or holiday home | Wanganui Township | #35961

9.8/10 (16 ratings)
  • 6 people
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 6 beds
  • 1 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • Pets ok
  • No smoking


  • Private, peaceful, and relaxing, a place to truly unwind
  • Close to Whanganui CBD
  • Warm & Cosy in winter

Positioned under the iconic Bastia Hill Tower in a peaceful neighbourhood overlooking the city where there are lots of great eateries and cafes, especially on the main street and near the river front. Whanganui has lots to do and see. If art it your thing there is the Sarjeant Art Gallery as well as a great collection of independent galleries and studios showcasing the amazing local talent. If you're into the outdoors you can take a river cruise on the Waimarie, or go for a walk at Bushy Park and see rare native bird life. There's the family friendly Kowhai Playground that's always a hit with kids, and right at the bottom of our hill. For sports there are events at Cooks gardens, and stock cars.

Getting Around

Just a 2 minute drive to the heart of the city, cafe's and visitor information centre. If you're keen, it would be about a 20 minute walk to town, but would be longer back up hill. A taxi from town will cost around $12-$15

Special conditions: Please be considerate and leave the place tidy on your departure.


  • Bath tub
  • Dishwasher
  • Easy access
  • Electric blankets
  • Fireplace
  • Fridge
  • Internet (WiFi)
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Shower
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Alcove

    Other sleeping area

    1 x Narrow single bed

  • Bedroom One

    1 x Queen bed

  • Bedroom Two

    2 x King single bed

  • Living Room

    Combined living/sleeping area

    1 x Fold-out sofa bed

  • Master Bedroom

    1 x Queen bed

Availability & rates*

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  • Extras: Linen FREE (included); Cleaning $40.00 per stay (required)
  • 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
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25-Jan-17 to 25-Apr-18
$129+/night $129+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $30/night; Children: $30/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 (16)

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  • WOW

    WOW. WOW. WOW. If you are looking for a place in Wanganui look no further. This is the most incredible house. By the end of the stay our group of friends were dreaming up ideas of how we could possibly buy this house thats how amazing it is. The position is great, plenty of space for 6 adults, fireplace and views back across Wanganui, the styling is amazing every piece in the house is considered right down to the teapot to honor the 1960s architecture. WE LOVED IT SO MUCH! Thanks so much Brian.

    AnaC5378 new member Jan 2017

  • Great location

    Great location. Sunny spot! The house worked perfectly well for the 6 of us plus my 7 monthd old! If we ever go back to Whanganui we will contact Brian again!

    RocioM new member Jan 2017

  • Beautiful and tidy house with amazing views! Great value for money

    Beautiful and tidy house with amazing views! Great value for money

    MichaelCo39 new member Dec 2016

  • Spectacular views and close to the city, the house is light-filled and...

    Spectacular views and close to the city, the house is light-filled and super stylish. We slept so well on the beautiful bed linen and comfy beds. Everything you could need in the kitchen, even a friendly neighbourhood cat to welcome us and show us around! We would stay again next weekend if we could!!

    PipD1281 100%|1x Dec 2016

  • Great location, easy to find

    Great location, easy to find. Good off-street parking, and close enough to the city. Beautiful rose garden AND a very friendly cat (Max) making a daily visit. My adult nieces especially loved the 1960s style. The lounge carpet was the same as I grew up with! Weather wasn't great but the house was warm and cosy.

    RobynHo8 100%|1x Nov 2016

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