Spectacular ocean views. Private. Unique

Bach or holiday home | Sandspit | #5214

9.7/10 (6 ratings)
  • 7 people
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 5 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 ®
  • Spa pool
  • Telephone (local calls)
  • Toddler safe
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair access

Bed layouts

  • Bunk room for 3-4

    1 x Bunk bed (single over double)
    1 x Roll-away bed

  • Master with ensuite

    1 x Super king bed

  • Twin Bedroom

    2 x King single bed

Availability & rates*

Maybe booked

  • Extras: Pet - One dog or cat $20.00 per night (required); Cleaning $150.00 per stay (optional); Linen $25.00 per person (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.)

Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
Holiday Weekends
24-Oct-16 to 25-Oct-16
$550/night $550/night
3 night minimum stay
Standard Rate 31/3 - 19/12
26-Oct-16 to 15-Dec-16
$450/night $450/night
2 night minimum stay
Summer Season / School Holiday
16-Dec-16 to 19-Dec-16
$550/night $550/night
2 night minimum stay
Christmas/Summer holiday
20-Dec-16 to 09-Jan-17
$650/night $650/night
7 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 (18)

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  • 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%|9x Jun 2015

  • An awesome spot to spend a few days, a great house with...

    An awesome spot to spend a few days, a great house with everything you need, killer views, and very easy to communicate with the property manager if you need to. This was our 2nd visit to Hennys for a lads fishing weekend, and we will be back again in future no doubt. The only thing I would recommend changing is another 2 double beds upstairs instead of the singles & bunks, that would make it perfect for 2 or 3 couples.

    TonyF737 100%|1x Dec 2014

  • Fabulous home, views, location

    Fabulous home, views, location. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this home. Stunning views, enjoyed eating out on the deck and cooking in the huge kitchen, and taking a spa on the deck! Our kids loved the bush walks down to the beach and across the sandspit for fishing at low tide, and just playing on the lovely section. This was a real retreat away from the city, would highly recommend. Thanks again for sharing your lovely home.

    alyson803 100%|4x Jan 2014

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