The Treehouse Piha- Architecturally designed home

Bach or holiday home | Piha | #42237

9.5/10 (11 ratings)
  • 4 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • No Kids
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


The house was designed to face south so it would capture the scene towards Karekare beach whilst the front of the home enjoys views toward Piha beach. A covered entry frames a view like a living artwork. The House is bathed in sun from early morning to sunset.

The home has a simple-yet-striking geometry. Two offset forms of varying heights add interest to the architecture. Entry is via a deck from the north-facing courtyard.

The lower level of the home includes a kitchen, living and dining zone, which steps down to a TV pit that has striking views of the Waitakere Ranges. Comfy seating and a wood-burner offers a snug respite from the elements in winter. King size bed and views over the valley and ocean from both bedrooms.The bath has uninterrupted views over a hillside of tea trees as does the outdoor spa pool.

The home is situated at the top of the Piha hill, 2 minutes by car to the black sand beach and surf. Some of Auckland's best walks are literally on your doorstep and carve through the Waitakere Ranges. This is a unique quiet spot in an extremely rustic, beautiful part of New Zealand. Piha is the main beach but there are 4 beaches (Anawhata, Whites, karekare and Whatipu) all within close proximity.

There is a Library, store, cafe, taco truck,, surf club/RSAwith great pub food, art gallery, tennis courts, bowling green, both clubs serve beers, wine and food in summer. The good thing about Piha is that it lies at the base of the Waitakere Ranges, a protected area (park) spanding 20 kilometers back toward auckland city.

This is just an awesome part of NZ with so much to offer from surfing to hiking and just chilling out watching the sun set over the Tasmen Sea. There is surf all year round as Piha is one of the West Coasts most consistent surf breaks. KareKare beach (3-4mins by car) is a famous beach featured in the movie

This house is also frequently used as a set on Australia /NZ TV show series, 800 words.

Special conditions:

We are on tank water, therefore there is no dishwasher so it would be appreciated that water is used sparingly during the warmer months :)

Please bring your own beach towels. :)

Extras: Cleaning (Required, NZ$70.00 per stay); Linen (included);


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Fireplace
  • Fridge
  • Internet (Broadband)
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • SKY TV ®
  • Spa pool
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Bedroom 1

    1 x King bed

  • Bunk Room

    2 x Narrow single bed

  • Master Bedroom

    1 x King bed


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*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 (14)

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  • Emma and Dave were so accommodating

    Emma and Dave were so accommodating. Purchased a holiday for my parents and they totally loved it.... Modern with fantastic views and the hot tub was an added bonus. Highly recommend this home and thank you again!!! ??

    Brad C. Jan 2019

  • Where do I start

    Where do I start...?! My girlfriends and I stayed at the Treehouse for a "break away from the kids" and a good old catch up. We were met by Dave, who was super friendly and relaxed. The house is very very cool. Love the artwork and the decor. The spa pool was divine....we sat and relaxed for hours! The view is something else. We could have done with another day or two there but unfortunately duty called. I would absolutely recommend the Treehouse in Piha. Emma and Dave, thank you!

    Linda C. Nov 2018

  • Such an easy place to get to from Auckland, and felt like...

    Such an easy place to get to from Auckland, and felt like we were miles away. Took piles of food, wine and games, and had the most relaxing weekend. The spa was a major drawcard, and we loved the view from their. We moved around the multiple decks with the sun, and got stunning views of both Karekare sunrises and Piha sunsets. Well set up and really appreciated fresh beans. Even had visits from two of the local dogs ..hey Dusty! Would definitely stay again for a weekend refresh.

    Sally C. Nov 2018

  • We loved property and all it offered

    We loved property and all it offered. House was very open however we really wanted to be able to draw curtains/ pull down blinds in front so we had total privacy from the street. Plus to be able to access hot tub outside privately. So privacy was the only issue we had really.

    DhyanaH5 100%|1x Apr 2018

  • Love love loved!!! Best place in the west, if we could live...

    Love love loved!!! Best place in the west, if we could live there we would! Had the best time, so private and just a lovely place to be, we will be back!

    Batbat 100%|1x Mar 2018

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