A scenic 45 minute drive from Christchurch around the Lyttelton Harbour Basin, via Dyers Pass or Gebbies Pass or tunnel brings you to the centre of Purau Bay where this spacious modern 3 bedroom, 2 storey home is built on a generous, landscaped, fenced corner section on the waterfront of Purau Bay, 2kms past Diamond Harbour.
Newly redecorated with extensive decking, with hooded bbq,it has roomy living areas with cosy log fire and electric heating, flat screen freeview TV, dvd and cd, and a pool table! A well equipped kitchen, and dining facilities,two bathrooms, extensive sunny deckings with outdoor furniture. Views of the bay and surrounding hills from every window.
Enjoy the changing colour and mood of the sea and craggy hilltops from early morning till dusk7 an amazing night sky
Really relax with your latest book, favourite companion, friends and family with a crisp wine, cold beer or cuppa tea. Dine outside with brekkies .lunches and dinners on the decking.
Frequent ferries from Diamond Harbour take you to cafes, sightseeing or a meal at historic Port Lyttelton.
Bus to shop chch malls and places of interest.
Grab a Harbour cruise, watch /swim with dolphins, explore historic and scenic Quail Island.Cool off in the sea at a variety of beaches or try a number of walks or cycle your way round.
Purau's a wide, safe, sheltered bay popular with yachties and all manner of watersports. Drive further on and explore beaches at Camp Bay, Ripapa Island and Port Levy or visit Diamond Harbour and other bays via a clifftop track. Within 10 minutes drive at Charteris Bay is a great golf course with wonderful views and there's horse riding and walks at Orton Bradley Park.
Drive to Pt Levy saddle to tramp to the highest point on Banks Peninsula [Herbert Peak] with its stunning 360 degree panoramic views then return to the lodge to relax and enjoy its tranquility.
Two night minimum stay on weekends. Rates vary depending on time of year, length of stay and number of guests.
Long weekends 3 night min stay Easter is 4 nite
Conservative use of water, especially during summer months as it relies on rain fed water tank
One pet allowed under certain conditions
Check out my other holiday homes at Akaroa and on Kaikoura coast... phone cell for a colour brochure 0212223706
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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);
3 double bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, extensive deckings, cosy logfire established lawns and gardens