Stylish waterfront retreat - dramatic 180° views!

Bach or holiday home | Anzac Bay | #30190

9.5/10 (91 ratings)
  • 2 Guests
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • 1 Beds
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • No Kids
  • Pets ok
  • No smoking


  • Stunning close-up waterfront bush and sea views and native birdlife offer the ultimate serenity
  • Sunny architect-designed voluminous split-level bach with open-plan living oozes style and character
  • The location feels remote yet is just 5 mins drive to the best beaches, vineyards, cafes and ferries

Within 5 minutes drive from arrival on Waiheke, your ultimate Bach 52 chill-out experience awaits. This cleverly designed, stylish space is discretely located at the end of an elevated bush-clad peninsular running alongside Anzac Bay, with accommodation and decking laid out to maximise sun, privacy and the dramatic grandstand native bush and bay's-edge views below. A private bush track leading from the house takes you to a little-known, safe, all-tide swimming beach.

The tranquil waterfront location and outlook to the Te Whau headland across the bay feels remote, yet is so central to the island's very best beaches, vineyards and cafes, as well as car and foot passenger ferries. It's a surprisingly short stroll to the shops and cafes of Ostend village, where you'll find the famous weekend markets. From here you could explore the white sands of Palm Beach - just 2-3 minutes by car. A 5-6 minute drive will have you at Oneroa village and beach, or in the other direction at Onetangi for more great beachfront cafes. Ostend is the hub of the island's bus service and you'll find a stop to take you almost anywhere, just at the end of the street.

This striking one bedroom house has undergone meticulous renovation in recent years, including a custom-built Smeg kitchen and new bathroom and toilet. Large windows throughout frame magical views - you feel as though you're hanging over the water. Bi-folding and French doors seamlessly connect all living spaces with decks which enjoy all day sun. The bedroom, also with dramatic bush and sea views, is spacious and fresh and the enormous Pohutukawa picture window gives the feeling of a tree house - just stunning when in red Christmas bloom.

B52 is the ultimate place and couple's space, to escape, chill, dream, unwind, disconnect from the rat-race and reconnect with your own pace. So easy to find, so hard to leave - unforgettable nature, seascape and landscape...

Special conditions: - Smoking is only permitted outside - Small children would need close supervision around bedroom balconies and the open-tread staircase leading from the lounge - Boat mooring suitable for vessel up to 6 metres in length / 0.33m draft and may only be used by prior arrangement - Pets may only be permitted upon application


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Barbeque - Charcoal
  • Dishwasher
  • Easy access
  • Fireplace
  • Freeview (TM)
  • Fridge
  • Heat pump - Aircon
  • Internet (Broadband)
  • Internet (WiFi)
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Shower
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Bedroom

    1 x Queen bed


Maybe booked

  • Extras: Cleaning $85.00 per stay (required); Linen $17.50 per person (optional); Pet fee (per pet) $10.00 per night (optional)
  • AA Smartfuel: Get 10c/litre fuel discount when you book and stay at this property for TWO nights or more [More info]

*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 (91)

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  • Location fantastic as are views Be aware of owners comments about stairs and...

    Location fantastic as are views Be aware of owners comments about stairs and drive Comfy bed and well equiped Could have done with a comfy chair or two settees past it

    CHARLESHI1 100%|18x Dec 2017

  • This is the sweetest place you could ever wish to stay in

    This is the sweetest place you could ever wish to stay in. We felt totally cocooned in its natural beauty. Those stunning views, birds chirping in the trees..what’s not to love! It had absolutely everything we needed to totally disconnect and unwind. Thank you Chris for sharing your peice of paradise. It was the best weekend

    marige961 100%|6x Dec 2017

  • We absolutely love this cute little bach sitting above the water! You...

    We absolutely love this cute little bach sitting above the water! You are surrounded by the nature even though there are neighbours you won't really hear anything. Privacy wise it's great! The view from the property is breathtaking! We enjoyed spending time on the deck or just reading a book inside. Kitchen is modern and clean, perfect for two to cook a lovely meal in. We also took our kayaks down at the boat ramp nearby, beautiful spot for some paddles or fishing. Highly recommended.

    wanden315 100%|6x Nov 2017

  • Amazing little house, with stunning views

    Amazing little house, with stunning views. The place is immaculate and Chris has it set up perfectly for relaxing and enjoying the peace and quite. Would definitely recommend staying here!

    Steve76 100%|4x Oct 2017

  • A beautifully maintained property in a secluded location with a feast of...

    A beautifully maintained property in a secluded location with a feast of views into the bush and across a sheltered bay. A short drvie from the Kennedy Point ferry.

    AndreeB1 100%|1x Oct 2017

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