A cosy, quiet, North facing, all season retreat with easy access to the activities and entertainments of a wide area from coast to coast. Attractions include an Organic foods and Farmers market; Craft stalls; Art studios; Cellar Doors; Live pottery; great Movie theaters; safe beaches; surfing; shell collecting; Coastal walks; Beautiful Kauri forest; native bird sanctuary; Unique Donkey park; Historic Kawau Island; Excellent local museum;Jane Gifford sailing Scow; River steamboats; boardwalks; eco. trails; Goat Island marine Reserve; swimming, diving or fishing; boat and gear hire. All within minutes of our door.
We are just 45 mins from Auckland and 2 hrs from Bay of Islands.
Guests are welcome to wander through our garden and orchard areas. In the warm seasons we have a fabulous Monarch Butterfly grove. Multi car parking and private access. Small boat and Kayak parking ok. Continental breakfasts available.
We are registered Celebrants and can conduct garden or house Weddings and other ceremonies for smaller groups, but only by prior arrangement.!
Friendly knowledgeable hosts on site for travel advice and all things local,
Additional double sofa bed is considered comfortable or 'extra cosy' for adults.
Cooking is limited to microwave andamp; several other small appliances (provided) which are adequate for most stays .
We are will consider special requests for own catering arrangements. Please ask.
We love children, andamp; will happily consider inviting them to stay on a case by case basis (age, mobility etc.) Please contact us with your request first.
Extras: Cleaning (included); Linen (included);