The house is roomy with places to be alone if you are in a group. There are 4 cosy cabins with their own outdoor shower, toilet and basic kitchen. Large lawn for playing with the kids. A fire pit in the front and a lovely terraced garden at the back. Ample parking. Waikino school which can be viewed from the house has a neat little playground which resounds with the laughter of children. This area and surrounds has bush walks and mountain hikes up the slopes of Mt's Karangahake and nearby Mt Te Aroha. Relax in the hot pools in Te Aroha. Surf at Waihi beach and swim the cool waters at Dickey Flats. Immerse yourself in the historic past of this goldmining area. The goldfields historic railway is just minutes from the house. This vintage train makes a one-hour 6.5km trip from Waihi to Waikino and back. There are trains Mon-Fri at 10am, 11.45am and 1.45pm, and everyday during school holidays and throughout Jan and Feb.
Historic Victoria Battery
Ohinemuri Estate Winery
Play on the front lawn or just chill on the deck with a good book Location is on the brow of a small hill looking north east. You will need a car to get here and travel to the many attractions in the area.
The cycle track passes Waikino minutes from the house.
Walk through the tunnel to reach a beautiful swimming pool on the river or just walk the many tracks in gorge and Mt Te Aroha and Mt Karangahake.
Families preferred. Mature groups accepted. No pets inside please. Smoking outside only,
Starry nights is a family holiday cottage.
The two story house can be booked for a reduced rate of $600 per night for up to 10 people. The room rate applies for small numbers. Fresh Linen is provided.
Enjoy your visit and please leave the property as you found it.
Please enquire for special rates for long term stays.
There is a cleaning service which is charged if the whole property is booked for more than 5 days.