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Kaka Ridge Retreat B&B at Tawharanui

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms2
Space 645 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage, 1 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, (Sleeps 2)

Situated on a coastal ridge with sweeping views, Kaka Ridge Retreat is a two-room cottage offering you privacy and tranquility. Boasting a bedroom, a living room, two bathrooms, decks on three sides and a pretty cottage garden, it is designed to provide you with the ultimate getaway.

The luxurious bedroom is French country chic with a super comfortable king bed to ensure you’re well rested. From your bedroom you have a stunning view of the sea – a 180 degree vista including near and far islands of the Hauraki Gulf.

Your living room looks across a gently sloping lawn directly at a huge stand of covenanted native bush. This is a bird lover’s paradise: tui, kereru, kaka, ruru, piwakawaka, kotare, kakariki and korimako visit our gardens. If you’re lucky at dusk you will see a flock of kaka flying overhead or ruru in the trees catching their puriri moth dinner. You will even have the best “loo with a view” in New Zealand. The second bathroom feels as though it’s totally immersed in the bush canopy.

The retro styled living room is relaxingly comfortable and includes a small dining table with fridge, kettle, toaster, microwave plus a disposable BBQ grill for outside use; everything you need for the continental breakfast we provide or a very simple meal. We also highly recommend that you try out one of the many wonderful local vineyards or amazing restaurants.

Access to Kaka Ridge Retreat is via our driveway and shared parking area with a short walk past the house. The cottage is separate from the house and once there you can enjoy your peaceful seclusion with only bird song to interrupt your thoughts. The cottage garden and a large native tree area create space and visual privacy from the main house.

Special conditions:

Property is non-smoking inside and outside.

Extras: Breakfast (included); Cleaning (included); Linen (included)

More Details

Owner
KatherineFa3
Member since: 2017
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
July 30, 2018

About KatherineFa3

My husband John and I moved from Auckland city to the Tawharanui Peninsula in 2015. We love it here and have never missed city living once!

Prior to living in Tawharanui John and I had corporate careers in telecommunications and project management. We still do consulting work from home and travel to Auckland for work from time to time.

KatherineFa3 purchased this cottage in 2015

Why KatherineFa3 chose Tawharanui Peninsula

We love the peace and quiet and the abundance of bush, birds and sea. We are lucky enough to have a completely separate cottage on our property that we renovated for short term rental during 2016.

What makes this cottage unique

Beautiful bush and sea views, wonderful bird life, privacy and a 15 minute drive to Matakana Village or five minutes the other way to Tawharanui Regional Park. The cottage is fully equipped for travellers looking for privacy, seclusion, the beauty of nature and some luxury. There is so much to do here and it's classic New Zealand.

Amenities

Tawharanui Peninsula Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 645 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Max. adults: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 0
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom - 1 king
    Lounge - 1 sleep sofa /futon
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • surfing
  • swimming

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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average rating of 4.8333335 based on 6 reviews
5

Wonderful Breakaway

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic cottage, the view is amazing. Well appointed. Katherine and John are there if you need them but respect your privacy. Fabulous continental breakfast and not having to wash up is a luxury. A very relaxed and romantic cottage.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
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5

Fantastic accomodation, beautiful setting and great service.

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic accomodation, beautiful setting and great service. We wanted to escape for a night and and the cottage had everything we needed, great views, peaceful and excellent breakfast. We hope to visit again!

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
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Beautiful location and loved the two bathrooms - very cool!

  • 4 of 5

Beautiful location and loved the two bathrooms - very cool!!

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
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5

Wow.

  • 5 of 5

Wow... The location of this private cottage is magnificent. Overlooking the ocean and separated from the main house, it was a wonderful place for my wife and I to stay during our honeymoon. It has everything we could’ve possibly needed. Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
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5

Gorgeous location

  • 5 of 5

Gorgeous location

  • Submitted: Feb 18, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
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5

The perfect location to rest and relax.

  • 5 of 5

The perfect location to rest and relax. I loved watching the changing colours as the sun set (almost rivalled a Broome sunset!).

  • Submitted: Nov 19, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
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Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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