Cottage | Remuera | #5715
One Bedroom Cottage near the peak of historic Mount Hobson with stunning views.Tucked away in the extensive landscaped grounds of an executive home (owners on site), only 5 minutes drive to AKL City. Own gated access to peak of Mt Hobson which was a Maori Pa (Village) in pre-European days. Walking tracks with 360 degree panoramic views of City, Waitakerie Ranges, Mt Wellington, One Tree Hill, Coromandel. Rangitoto and South to Bombay Hills.
NB: Bach is 40 metre walk up through the landscaped gardens from the undercover parking space at the main home. Ideal City Stay or AKL base to explore NZ. 2 minutes from Market Road exit from State Highway 1. Walking distance to Remuera Shops, Cafes, Facilities etc.
2 minutes drive from Cornwall Park. 20 minutes from the airport. Broadband internet and WiFi access included.
Outside sitting & dining area (deck) for relaxation and meals overlooking the attractive gardens with views beyond to the sea on both sides of the Auckland Isthmus.
Special conditions: Three night minimum stay. (Except for last minute bookings). Visitors to please clean-up and leave Cottage as found. For guests who prefer not to clean up at the end of their stay our clean up charge is $30 per hour (minimum charge $30 if not left "as found"). Weekly rate from $650 per week (long term rate) subject to availability, time of year and length of stay - please enquire. Deck not suitable for small children. Smoking allowed outside only.
1 x Fold-out sofa bed
1 x Queen bed
*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.
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It was too good to stay there..the location is awesome...and the cottage is beautiful and the view from it also eye catching....i should have given 10 on 10 points but deducted two points ans one star as the cottage is about 200m up from the road....so accessing to the cottage regularly was a bit tough for my parents.....but overall it was a very good experience living there..
Thank you for the good review. It's a minor disappointment when a "Five Star" Review is scaled back for a factor we can't change (Steep Driveway) :)- Please note that the Cottage is at the top of a very steep 200 metre driveway and that a reasonable level of fitness is required for access. Refer many photos showing the steep driveway and the steps up to the Cottage. We have five alternative properties on Mount Hobson with easier access. :)- Enjoy NZ.
There's a bit of a climb to get up to the cottage and this is all made worthwhile in the views offered once you're up there. It's super cozy, with a comfy bed and real fireplace. Everything is basic (although there is wifi provided as well as a high speed ethernet connection) but that is all you need, it's a peaceful haven of tranquillity! Yet the city isn't far away and the summit of Mt. Hobson is just behind you through your own private entry, this leads towards Newmarket. Loved it!