Our family holiday home is a unique architect designed "bure" style bach with comfortable new furniture and interesting artworks in the house and garden. We recommend the house for mature couples and groups, and families with older children/ teenagers. The house is not suitable for younger children.
Visitors can enjoy the newly installed kitchen with views to the mountain tops and the beach. Quality linen, towels and cleaning service (payment required) - all you need do is arrive and enjoy.
Walk across the front lawn to the beach; go swimming, take a stroll along the unspoiled coastline, or relax and enjoy the beachfront views from the spacious open plan kitchen/dining/ living area and decks. Then go to sleep with the sound of the waves.
Te Horo Beach is an undiscovered gem, less than 1 hour from central Wellington or Palmerston North and 10 minutes north of Waikanae. (train access) Easy access to bush walks, Otaki's shopping villages, restaurants, cafes.
Cosy in winter with a woodburner stove. In summer, enjoy the tree clad landscaped garden with sheltered outdoor dining and living area with outdoor fire and BBQ.
Plenty of activities: table tennis table and pool table in the garage. A petanque court (French style outdoor bowls) provides for those with a competitive spirit! Books and magazines, DVDs and CDs to enjoy with a large curved screen TV. Wi Fi with Lightbox. The beach provides a sandy playground and enough waves for kids of all ages to enjoy; beach toys are available and 2 kayaks for experienced kayakers.
Accomodates up to 9 in total.and can accommodate two families with older children/teenagers. Bedroom 4 is sleepout attached to garage, about 20m from the main house; uses bathroom facilities in the house.
The Beach Retreat opens directly to the beach and there are open stairs: the house is not suitable for younger children.
Happy to answer questions - just get in touch.
Usually 7 night min stay Dec/ Jan/ early Feb .
Rest of year: 2 night min or 3/4 nights on holiday weekends.
2 night minimum applies to extra person charge.
Maximum occupancy is 9.
Fee of $99 per stay includes provision of quality linen and towels and cleaning after your departure.
Extras: Cleaning (Required, NZ$99.00 per stay); Linen (included);