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Waterfront Delight in Karitane!

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
10
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
2 nights

Description

Waikouaiti House Rental Photos and Description

Bach or holiday home, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, (Sleeps 10)

(Yes, all photos were taken from our property!)

Out the back, there is nothing but grass between the property and the water. The sun-drenched conservatory and living room offer fantastic views of the sea and the ever-changing estuary with its interesting birdlife. Climb down to the water at high tide and launch the kayak!

In the front of the property, a large macrocarpa hedge blocks both road noise and wind. A deck catches the afternoon and evening sun. There is a lovely sheltered garden on the large section -- ideal for BBQing and outdoor games, plus a double carport with plenty of off-street parking.

The points of difference between our place and most others in Karitane:

? Fantastic views but gardens and privacy too

? Great for large groups: huge house with 2 toilets and unlimited hot water for showers

? Designed for comfort with king and queen beds, multiple recliners

? Very warm ? lots of double glazed windows, fully insulated, powerful woodburner and heat transfer system

Are there any downsides? Well, not everyone will view the avocado green basin, and the ornate multi-coloured lounge carpet, as charming period features. And while it is very comfortably furnished, the furniture is neither new nor stylish. We regret that difficulties in child-proofing mean that it is not suitable for preschoolers, and if you're looking for a dishwasher or heat pump, sorry but you're plum out of luck. Still, it is large and comfortable and the views and outdoor areas are second to none. We love it, and we think you will too!

Special conditions:

Sorry but smoking and pets are not allowed anywhere on the property. Two night minimum stay for most of the year. Short bookings will not be accepted a long time in advance for holiday periods. We do not normally accept bookings from families with preschoolers as the property has hazards for this age group.

Extras: Linen (included); NOTE: Under Kiwi bach tradition you are expected to: Clean the house and do the dishes before you leave;

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Property Manager
Bookabach
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Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within 2 days
Calendar last updated:
December 5, 2016

What makes this house unique

Large sheltered private garden -- great for barbeques!

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(28 traveler reviews)

Waterfront Delight in Karitane!
average rating of 4.642857 based on 28 reviews
5

The property is located in a very scenic environment.

  • 5 of 5

The property is located in a very scenic environment. Nice fire place and hot water facilities. Very spacey rooms and clean linens. Happy to stay again.

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: Bookabach
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5

A great wee spot with amazing views and garden.

  • 5 of 5

A great wee spot with amazing views and garden. Our group found the sleeping arrangements and the spacious lounge comfortable and will definitely be back!!

  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: Bookabach
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4

Awesome place for a family gathering enough room for all to be together, but also spaces if anyone n

  • 4 of 5

Awesome place for a family gathering enough room for all to be together, but also spaces if anyone needed time out... Went Kayaking, short drive to Palmerston, poked around the shops, lovely walks from the house and changing landscape with the tide going in and out. All really enjoyed very relaxing.

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: Bookabach
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5

The location is so beautiful, peaceful and close to the beach and Dunedin.

  • 5 of 5

The location is so beautiful, peaceful and close to the beach and Dunedin.The house although large is cosy and warm, it has everything you need.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: Bookabach
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4

Homely spacious bach with lovely warm fire, comfy warm beds and plenty of hot water.

  • 4 of 5

Homely spacious bach with lovely warm fire, comfy warm beds and plenty of hot water. Everything for a comfortable stay. Having a folder with clear instructions very useful.

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: Bookabach
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4

The property is very homely and comfortable with everything you need for a fantastic home away from

  • 4 of 5

The property is very homely and comfortable with everything you need for a fantastic home away from home. We really enjoyed the roaring fire, which we could sit near and still look outside through the picture windows at the lovely gardens and through to the water. We're from Australia so its a bit of a trip to get to Karitane, but we're definitely going to stay again next time we're on the South Island.

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
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Rates & Availability

Waikouaiti House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
New Zealand Dollar
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Regular
Dec 6 2016 - Dec 15 2016
2 night minimum stay
$92
From
$92
 
Notes: Rate applies for up to 2 people. NZ$17.50/adult and NZ$17.50/child for extra occupants.   
 
Peak
Dec 16 2016 - Jan 14 2017
2 night minimum stay
$118
From
$118
 
Notes: Rate applies for up to 2 people. NZ$17.50/adult and NZ$17.50/child for extra occupants.   
 
Regular
Jan 15 2017 - Apr 13 2017
2 night minimum stay
$92
From
$92
 
Notes: Rate applies for up to 2 people. NZ$17.50/adult and NZ$17.50/child for extra occupants.   
 
Peak
Apr 14 2017 - Apr 17 2017
2 night minimum stay
$118
From
$118
 
Notes: Rate applies for up to 2 people. NZ$17.50/adult and NZ$17.50/child for extra occupants.   
 
Regular
Apr 18 2017 - Dec 6 2017
2 night minimum stay
$92
From
$92
 
Notes: Rate applies for up to 2 people. NZ$17.50/adult and NZ$17.50/child for extra occupants.   
Available arrival
Available stay (no arrival)
Unavailable

Amenities

Waikouaiti House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Alcove - 1 queen
    Back bedroom - 1 child bed
    Conservatory - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Front bedroom - 1 queen
    Master bedroom - 1 king
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming

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