Marlborough Sounds - enjoy the view

Bach or holiday home | Waikawa Bay | #40178

9.9/10 (9 ratings)
  • 7 Guests
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


The house:

This fully furnished home has spectacular views from almost every room, built with an open plan flow and extensive floor-to-ceiling glass panels.

The top level has combined living, dining and kitchen, opening onto a wooden deck as well as an inner courtyard. The main bedroom is on this level. The lower level has two bedrooms and large bathroom, and there is a common area with a sofa/bed (sleeps 1)

It has a fully equipped gourmet kitchen, and coffee machine. There is coffee tea milk and sugar, and cooking basics - herbs spices olive oil etc.

Linen, towels and fluffy duvets are provided. You'll wallow in luxury. Bathrooms have liquid soap and shampoo.

The house is very eco friendly, and is cosy in winter with underfloor heating.

In summer the house is cooled by utilising natural breezes by cross ventilation.

Although the property has a few stairs, the entire upper level is wheelchair accessible, (contact me for further details).

Contact me for discounts (20%) for periods longer than a week. For longer periods (going to write a book perhaps?) we can discuss further.

Nearby attractions:

Blenheim (30mins drive), the centre of the Marlborough wine-growing area, with over 20 wineries to choose from, and a selection of gourmet dining, bars, artisan food outlets and art galleries.

Nelson, Kaikoura, and the Nelson Lakes National Park are also nearby.

It is a perfect base for vineyard touring, (cellar door tastings, vineyard gourmet lunches).

It is also an ideal location for boat tours, swimming with dolphins, walking, bike tours, and adventure activities.

Or just enjoy the ever-changing unobstructed views from your luxury home base, a perfect place for a truly memorable visit to New Zealand’s South Island.

Getting Around:

Waikawa is 3kms from Picton, which is the terminus for the Inter Island Ferry. Shuttles are available for transport to and from the ferry and the airport in Blenheim.

The nearest shops/cafes/restaurants are in Picton.

One last thing I have never cancelled a booking, so you can be assured of stable travel plans.

Special conditions:

-No smoking

-No parties or events

-May not be safe for infants (Under 2 years), internal stairs

-Please respect our neighbours, no noise after 10:00pm

-People other than those in guest party are not permitted to stay overnight in the property

-Please leave it as tidy as it was when you arrived, a quick sweep out or vacuum would be appreciated, please wash dishes and leave the kitchen clean. The cleaning fee essentially covers laundry and scrubbing toilets and bathrooms etc

Extras: Cleaning (Required, NZ$75.00 per stay); Linen (included);


  • Clothes dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge
  • Internet (Broadband)
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • SKY TV ®
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair access

Bed layouts

  • Bedroom 1

    1 x Queen bed

  • Bedroom 2

    1 x Queen bed

  • Bedroom 3

    1 x Double bed


Maybe booked

*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 (9)

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  • Beautiful house with plenty of room for 7 of us

    Beautiful house with plenty of room for 7 of us. Loved the view and the underfloor heating. Very toasty. Would definitely stay there again.

    GayeD342 100%|3x Jun 2018

  • Very lovely home, not far from the town center, beautiful view overlooking...

    Very lovely home, not far from the town center, beautiful view overlooking the harbor. Modern design, everything you could ask for.

    DouglasLa1 100%|5x Mar 2018

  • Lovely home with a beautiful view

    Lovely home with a beautiful view. The location is great, easy to get to and near everything you need . If you are in the area you should definitely stay here.

    JanF3417 100%|3x Feb 2018

  • We did not want to leave

    We did not want to leave. A truly spectacular house and the views are breath taking. We stayed in for dinner to enjoy the house and the views. Beds were super comfortable and who doesn't like being able to open their eyes to an amazing view!?!?! Great coffee maker and a real set of knives make a kitchen wonderful. Nigel even left us eggs (like those that you can't get in the States) and some other things to get us started. Great instruction manuals and location to the city was great.

    SarahKr5 100%|1x Nov 2017

  • The view is fantastic and the house is spectacular

    The view is fantastic and the house is spectacular. Every amenity anyone needs is provided. If there was a rating about 5 stars I would give it to this property. It is a home I would love to have as our own.

    JohnBe19 100%|5x Nov 2017

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