The Library Bach - A special place people love!

Bach or holiday home | Pakawau Beach | #6755

9.8/10 (201 ratings)
  • 5 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 3 Beds
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking
  • Best Hospitality 2013

Description

“2013 Silver Winner Golden Piwa Awards" BEST IN HOSPITALITY!

'The Library' refers to the original bach on this property, a small relocated country library. This now serves as a characterful sleepout and sits behind the main bach which is located beside an estuary. The large section is quiet, bush-clad, bird-filled and has superb inlet and mountain views.

The bach is private and open plan - think designer retro-pacific styled tramping hut! Beds are in the loft and on the ground floor with no doors between. The bach's size, character and proximity to stunning beaches help make it a wonderful holiday destination for couples or small families.

There is great mobile phone reception at the bach.

Extra features include nearby migratory godwits and other wonderful bird life, including little blue penguins who are rarely seen but often heard and nest under the library sleep-out or wood pile. Plentiful cockles and pipi are a short stroll away at low tide. There are also a superb selection of natural history, children's and other fiction books, a large record collection, gas hot water and stove top, a trampoline, 3 kayaks, 1 bike, an outside bath and a composting indoor toilet.

The bach is a few steps away from a safe swimming beach and in 2006 won an NZIA Resene Local Award for Architecture.

Please email me for more details, including making payment via direct credit.

For every night The Library Bach is booked, a $5.00 donation will be made to the Nelson ARK, a Charitable Trust. The Nelson ARK rescues unwanted and abused dogs and pairs them up with young people who are perhaps losing their way, for an eight week training course. This combination has proven to be truly transformative for the lives of both the young people and the rescued dogs, and has repercussions throughout the entire community. So far The Library Bach has raised over $6,000.00 for ARK. Find out more about The Nelson ARK on their website and which is unable to be referenced here!

Special conditions:

A minimum of four nights applies for bookings during NZ school holidays and a minimum of three nights applies for NZ long weekends. Otherwise a minimum of two nights. Rental is for a maximum of 4 people. Each additional adult guest per night is $20.00 and each child is $10.00.

Smoking allowed outside only.

If you do not have the time or inclination to clean the bach before you leave, cleaning can be arranged for $50.00.

Cotton sheets and towels are also available at NZ$20.00 per person.

Facilities

  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Fridge
  • Kayak(s)
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Ground floor

    1 x Queen bed

  • Loft

    1 x Narrow single bed
    1 x Queen bed

Availability

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Maybe booked
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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 (316)

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  • One of the most beautiful places we have ever stayed we quite...

    One of the most beautiful places we have ever stayed we quite literally didn’t want to leave! It has everything you need to wind down and escape your every day life, quite special.

    AngeliqueBr3 100%|1x Jan 2019

  • Great location, great bach and wonderfully helpful owner

    Great location, great bach and wonderfully helpful owner. Thanks again.

    Thomas P. Dec 2018

  • Quintessential simple kiwi bach with Pacifica touches in beautiful setting

    Quintessential simple kiwi bach with Pacifica touches in beautiful setting

    Ken w. Nov 2018

  • Love the Library Bach and all it has to offer! It has...

    Love the Library Bach and all it has to offer! It has simply become our happy place, and can't wait to visit again. Thanks, Anna!

    Sue J. Nov 2018

  • We love it at the Library and can't wait for our next...

    We love it at the Library and can't wait for our next visit.

    Bridget S. Oct 2018

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