Spectacular ocean views. Private. Unique

Bach or holiday home | Sandspit | #5214

9.8/10 (8 ratings)
  • 7 Guests
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 8 Beds
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • Pets ok
  • No smoking


  • Breathtaking views over private bush & the sea. Close to Matakana Village, Omaha & Tawharanui beach
  • Peaceful paradise escape with everything you could ask for. 5 minute walk to a private beach.
  • Enjoy the beaches, wineries, Matakana market & cinemas, swimming, kayaking, golf and hiking.

An easy one hour drive north of Auckland, brings you to Hennys Hideaway. Nestled in 1.5 acres of private bush, the only neighbors you can hear are the tuis. Here you enjoy spectacular north facing views spanning from the Sandspit wharf out to Kawau Island on the huge, very private deck.

A short walk through the bush takes you down to a secluded beach. From there, it is a short walk around the waterfront to either the Sandspit campground or beautiful Brick Bay for a swim. Feeling lazy or picnic too large? Drive down in 1 minute!

15 minutes by car to numerous attractions. Stunning Omaha Beach, Matakana Village with the Farmer's Market and cinemas, numerous wineries and Warkworth. A 20 minute drive brings you to Leigh, Goat Island Marine Sanctuary for snorkelling, wild Tawharanui Beach for surfing and dramatic Pakiri Beach with horse back riding. There are beautiful walks everywhere - either in the bush or by the sea.

Our beautiful, north facing home has just been renovated and includes a modern granite kitchen / family / dining with underfloor heated tiles throughout, wood burning stove in the formal lounge, and a spa pool. It also has a games room with a pool table and a loft above - perfect for the kids or teens to have their own hangout space. Large television with Sky TV and DVD. Wifi included.

We welcome you to self cater and use your own linens and towels and clean the house yourself on departure. Or, for an even more relaxing stay, allow us to provide these for you and let us do the cleaning at the end.

We welcome well behaved pets and charge only $20/pet/night plus the Cleaning Fee. Let your furry friend have a holiday with the family rather than staying in a kennel. Please note that our property is not fenced.

Please visit our website to see more photos of Hennys Hideaway and to get more ideas on how to plan your stay.

We offer privacy and peace, yet easy access to all that this beautiful area has to offer.

Special conditions: Two night minimum stay at all times. High season rates apply to long weekends and holidays. Three night minimum stay on long weekends. High season rates apply to all long weekends and holidays. All non- holiday weekends, we offer a 3rd night stay for 50% of regular rate. Stay longer and enjoy your weekend! No smoking on property. Families preferred. Pets with approval. No bachelor/hen parties. $500 bond required. Fully refunded if home is left in pristine condition as it was upon arrival.


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Bath tub
  • Clothes dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • Easy access
  • Fireplace
  • Fridge
  • Internet (Broadband)
  • Internet (WiFi)
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Pool table
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • Shower (outdoor)
  • SKY TV ®
  • SKY TV ® - BYO decoder
  • Spa pool
  • Telephone (local calls)
  • Toddler safe
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair access

Bed layouts

  • Garage Loft (extra charges apply)

    Large loft above the double garage. Perfect for teenagers or kids. 2 single beds, extra long window seat for kids. Foam mattresses available upon request. Extra charges per person apply.

    1 x Mattress/Futon/Air bed
    1 x Narrow single bed
    2 x Single bed

  • Master with ensuite

    Master bedroom with Super King bed. Ensuite bathroom. Opens on to deck and the spa pool. Beautiful views over the sea and Kawau Island.

    1 x Super king bed

  • Queen Guest Room

    Upstairs bedroom with shared bathroom.. Brand new Queen Bed and exceptional views over the sea, the Sandspit moorings and Kawau Island.

    1 x Queen bed

  • Twin Guest Room

    Upstairs bedroom with shared bathroom. Spectacular views over the sea, the Sandspit moorings and out to Kawau Island

    2 x King single bed


Maybe booked

  • Extras: Cleaning $200.00 per stay (optional); Linen $25.00 per person (optional); Pet - One dog or cat $20.00 per night (optional)
  • Multi-night stay: Get 1 FREE night when you stay for 7 nights or longer. Not valid for periods where a last minute discount applies. Free night applies to lowest priced night. Book our bach for 7 nights and only pay for 6 except during peak summer season.

  • Gifts & giveaways: Book Henny's Hideaway for a weekend and get a 3rd night for only $300!! (Not valid over Christmas Holiday period when there is a 7 night minimum stay requirement, or holiday weekends.)

*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 (20)

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  • Beautiful property - perfect location for boating

    Beautiful property - perfect location for boating. We made amazing memories from this holiday.

    JustineWh1 100%|3x Jan 2018

  • The location is paradise

    The location is paradise. A short walk down a bush track gets you to a stunning bay. Great bush walks accessed from property. No one around. Spa pool!! Incredible views from the deck, lounge and bedrooms. Enjoyed the pool table and kayaks. Close to cafes & wineries. Made for a special family holiday and we would love to go back.

    Bethany Bennie 100%|1x Jan 2017

  • Fantastic home in spectacular setting

    Fantastic home in spectacular setting. Great, easy communication with owner. Will be back again.

    ChristinePB 100%|7x Aug 2015

  • The balcony is amazing and the spa pool a lovely extra

    The balcony is amazing and the spa pool a lovely extra.

    KateC007 100%|7x Aug 2015

  • views amazing; great spa pool...

    views amazing; great spa pool

    patrick_mu1 100%|12x Jun 2015

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