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A private piece of paradise great fishing dolphins

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage

Overview


Details
Property
cottage
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
1

About the property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathrooms, (Sleeps 6)

This stunning South Island beach, although not privately owned, is extremely private. There is only my husband Al and myself that lives here full time and we welcome visitors from all over the world. Go fishing, rods available and a fishing buddy. Or maybe learn how to handspin fleece and knit a beanie.... Many craft adventures available. Walk the beach @ sunset, then back to your private cottage, that looks over farm field and the Southern Alps and maybe a bbq or cook dinner on the new stainless steel, full gas stove. The quaint coal range heats all your water and then some, for a awesome shower.

You are only 15mins or 17klms to the main town of Ashburton, where a real restaurant cult is growing, with dishes from Japan, Thai, Indian, Mexican, European and many more are available to delight your taste buds. There's always something on in Ashburton... Car show's, Farmers markets, Beautiful gardens in the Domain. Event Centre offers International shows, and a great Movie Theatre.

Wakanui Beach, offers a serene peaceful break for you, for a night or a larger break, everyone whom we have had stay, all say the same thing, " A Piece of Paradise" Children and pets welcome, a lovely private garden to have a wander in, sunsets that will take your breath... It's hardly possible to find a original piece of Kiwiana in N.Z. anymore, with the world being so busy, but here, time stops still, just the birds song to wake you, and the sound of the waves on the beach to help you sleep. Although we are " off the grid" this in no way will stop you enjoyment. Heaps of power for lights, just the same as a electrical house. A full gas Indesit Italian gas Stove, the gorgeous efficient coal range heats water and you'll never run out. Our water comes from 80 mtrs below ground. No chemicals, soft and pure.The cottage is in the 21 st century, with many delighting in this stunning place, and rebooking before they leave.

Special conditions:

Please Note: This is not a swimming beach, but, plenty of great walks and fishing.... Both children and dogs under control please and cats also are welcome. All dog inoculation certs including kennel cough need to be up to date please... please bring your certificate book if needed for inspection, This is for all animals safety and wellbeing. Thanks, Molly.

Extras: Cleaning (Required, NZ$20.00 per stay); Linen (included);

More Details

Property Manager
Bookabach
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Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within 2 days
Calendar last updated:
February 23, 2017

What makes this cottage unique

Go to town for dinner, or cook @ the bach.

Amenities

Ashburton Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 child bed , 1 child bed
    Lounge - 1 sleep sofa /futon
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • skiing

Reviews

Very Good! 4.2/5 -
(29 traveler reviews)

A private piece of paradise great fishing dolphins
average rating of 4.2413793 based on 29 reviews
5

Our second stay at this beautifully peaceful bach.

  • 5 of 5

Our second stay at this beautifully peaceful bach. Perfect for getting away from everyday life and loads of surrounding space for dogs

  • Submitted: Feb 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: Bookabach
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5

Most wonderful get-away; best birthday ever.

  • 5 of 5

Most wonderful get-away; best birthday ever. Loved every minute, truly paradise.

  • Submitted: Feb 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: Bookabach
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5

The Bach is situated right by the beach.

  • 5 of 5

The Bach is situated right by the beach. It has its back to the beach and so is sheltered from the winds, making the garden a delightful microclimate. The house looks across the fields to Mt Hutt. The beach is shingle and gem stones can be found there, but it is not safe for swimming. The house is a traditional bach, it is clean and equiped with all you could need. It is totally off the grid, but the water comes from 80m deep so you do not need to boil. This is a unique and quirky bach. Enjoy!

  • Submitted: Jan 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: Bookabach
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5

Such a serene and peaceful location, the Bach is homely and comfortable in beautiful gardens.

  • 5 of 5

Such a serene and peaceful location, the Bach is homely and comfortable in beautiful gardens. The fact that there is no TV or internet made it so easy to switch off completely. It's really easy to get to the beach via a couple of different routes, one being a wooded walk and the beach is really quiet. Great for letting dogs off lead!

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: Bookabach
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4

Great place to stay the bach has great facilities despite being off grid.

  • 4 of 5

Great place to stay the bach has great facilities despite being off grid. Right on great beach for surfcasting

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: Bookabach
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5

A perfect hideaway.

  • 5 of 5

A perfect hideaway. Quirky and cosy. Lovely sunny outlook over farmland and just a minute to a wild and wonderful beach. The bach has everything you need and more. highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Dec 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
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Rates & Availability

Ashburton Cottage 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
 
All seasons
Feb 24 2017 - May 24 2017
1 night minimum stay
$58
From
$58
 
Notes: Rate applies for up to 2 people. NZ$40.00/adult and NZ$30.00/child for extra occupants.   
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