Watch and listen to the the wild west coast ocean right from your living room....stunning sunsets and ocean views....
Our holiday home backs onto the Paparoa National Park with native bush, Tui, Bellbird and Wood Pidgeons everywhere
Tairawhiti in translation means "the sea where the sun shines across the water" - and that's what you'll, get on fine sunny days....sparkling blue seas with dazzling sunlight.
Watch the amazing west coast sunsets with a glass of wine on the covered deck...
The house is set amongst the bush on a 50 acre block that was once part of the local gold mining area and full of history .
BBQ on the deck while watching the spectacular surf and the wild Tasman sea and sunsets
It is not unusual to see dolphins from the deck on calm days...
This holiday home is a real kiwi holiday home, warm and cosy but with everything you'll need for a happy comfortable stay.stay.
Two bedrooms sleep up to 8 people and the stay includes linen hire.
The log fire heats the entire house and the BBQ on the covered deck can be used when its wet or fine.
Cooking is on the hooded bbq, a two ring gas stove and microwave and the kitchen is fully equipped with all cutlery, dishes, pots etc....
Unlimited free wifi, landline, TV and stereo.
Close by is good swimming, fishing, surfing and bush walks, with green stone fossicking at nearby beaches also.
The old bridge at the Fox River is one of a few left in the South Island and is a popular local swimming spot and bridge jumping spot at the right tide.
The Punakaiki pancake rocks, gold panning, caving and more are all close by - brochures for these are in the house....
Owners are usually on site ( further up the hill in their own accomodation to ensure your privacy) and are able to offer local knowledge on places to go etc if requested.
This is a great place to relax, listen to the wild life and kickback for a few days, with the sound of the sea a constant background noise.
Further up the coast, Tauanga Bay, has a great Resturant, coffee and surf spot, with Westport a handy 40 minute drive for supplies
Most Sunday's during the summer a local market is held with local artisans goods ranging from paintings, pottery, silverware, clothing, food, coffee and much more.
Punakaiki pancake rocks are a must see and there is good coffee and cake at the Punakaiki craft shop
The coast road Between Greymouth and Westport was listed by Lonely Planet as one of the top ten coastal drives in the world so we hope to see you soon in our little piece of paradise here at Tairawhiti
Extras: Cleaning (Required, NZ$40.00 per stay); Linen (included);