Cycle or drive 2 kilometres to the 17k long unspoilt fabulous surf at Pakiri Beach from our private green oasis.
Enjoy the outdoor living area amongst the raised vegetable gardens, on the new verandah, sipping local wines and enjoying the restful country views. The holiday accommodation is a 100 year old fruit packing shed transformed into an apartment with loft bedroom (queen bed) and separate bedroom with twin beds downstairs.
There is full but compact kitchen - antique dining furniture - and mix of contemporary and antique living room pieces.
There is contemporary New Zealand paintings and sculpture. The bathroom has grey water systems, solar hot water and dehydrating toilet.
Find a shady spot for a picnic on the property or explore the stream looking for eels, and view native revegetation projects.
2 minutes to our beach (with life guards in main holiday season)
5 minutes to Leigh harbour and Goat Island for snorkeling, glass bottom boat trips PLUS Sawmill Cafe for its bar, gig events and resturant
20 minutes to Matakana for markets, wineries, resturants, shops, cafes
40 minutes to Mangahwai for more surf, Bennetts for lunch, markets or lagoon swimming.
Herman and Annemie - We enjoyed your cosy and beautiful house enormously and also your friendship. Be welcome in Belgium - thanks for everything - we are very grateful.
Wendy and Les - A thousand thanks for peaceful respite and hectic, hot Melbourne. We sleep the sleep of the dead in the barn loft and I have to mention the quality of the cotton sheets is suprrb! A wonderful way to start the new year.
Jane and John , Grey Lynn - What a gorgeous retreat - a rural idyll!. Thanks so much for your hospitality and great food. The barn is so welcoming and comfortable that we instantly felt at home.
Alison - California - I love the barn - what a lovely fantasy hideaway. I am likely to be back!
Pets allowed with prior approval - cat, chicken and stock friendly only.
Please bring own pet beds
If travelling from overseas please approach us re linen - thanks
NOTE: Under Kiwi bach tradition you are expected to: Clean the house and do the dishes before you leave; Bring your own linen (towels/sheets/tea towels);