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Albany Bush Retreat...

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type house

Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1

About the property

Bach or holiday home, 0 Bedrooms, 1 Bathrooms, (Sleeps 4)

This self contained, one room bush hut is in a unique spot - it's located on a 25 acre bush block next to Albany Scenic Reserve, but is only 5 minutes drive from:

* Albany Westfield mall - cinemas, shopping, supermarkets, restaurants and cafes,

* North Harbour Stadium,

* Massey University,

* Northern motorway exits, Albany Bus Station.

Several beautiful beaches (Long Bay, Browns Bay, Mairangi Bay) and the Okura River Walkway are all close by.

The cabin is nestled in amongst a large stand of nikau and other natives. You'll hear local tui, wood pigeon, morepork and maybe a couple of our 'tame' pukeko, but not much else.... There is a small stream running past the front of the cabin (so small children need to be watched when outside).

The cabin is fairly basic and been refurbished using recycled materials, with minimal impact on the natural surroundings; the water supply is fresh, filtered rain water (no connection to town supply or public sewage system). It is ideal to get the feeling of being 'away from it all'. However, modern additions incude a largeTV with DVD player and freeview channels, gas hob and all the necessary kitchen equipment to be self-sufficient.

NB. the wee bathroom is accessed off the covered porch (see photos).

During cooler months there is an oil filled heater plus electric blanket on the main bed.

There is only patchy mobile coverage (no Telecom at the cabin itself).

Checkin: 1.00pm (or earlier by request, if available)

Checkout:10.00am (or later by request, if available)

LINEN and OCCUPANCY

* Max occupancy is listed as 4, HOWEVER, more than 2 adults will be a squeeze (2 adults and 2 children is fine).

* All linen for 2 adults is provided (king bed sheets, towels).

* For additonal guests, there is a linen surcharge of $10-$15/extra person, only if needed (you are welcome to bring your own).

Special conditions:

* There is a bush convenant on the property so pets are not allowed.

* Smoking outside only please.

* The cabin is not suitable as a venue for parties or similar - additional guests are by prior arrangement only.

* No open fires of any kind (no BBQ or braziers unless by prior agreement).

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

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:
21 February, 2017

What makes this house unique

A perfect stepping stone for travelling north of Auckland

Reviews

Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(61 traveller reviews)

Albany Bush Retreat...
average rating of 4.508197 based on 61 reviews
4

Great managers, good spot - no troubles!

  • 4 of 5

Great managers, good spot - no troubles! Nice little hideaway thanks Angela :)

  • Review Submitted: Feb 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: Bookabach
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5

LOVELY RELAXING PLCE TO STAY ,HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

  • 5 of 5

LOVELY RELAXING PLCE TO STAY ,HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

  • Review Submitted: Jan 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: Bookabach
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5

Gorgeous wee place!

  • 5 of 5

Gorgeous wee place!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: Bookabach
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5

We loved everything about this batch.

  • 5 of 5

We loved everything about this batch. It is clean, tidy and well laid out with a great rustic charm. It had everything we needed and we loved that it is nestled in the bush - so cosy. Awsum value for money, I definitely recommend. And the host was a pleasure to deal with and really helpful and obliging. Thanks so much.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: Bookabach
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4

Not luxurious, but met our needs perfectly - quiet, secluded and restful, yet easy to access.

  • 4 of 5

Not luxurious, but met our needs perfectly - quiet, secluded and restful, yet easy to access. Has everything we would want.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: Bookabach
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4

Was a wonderful place

  • 4 of 5

Was a wonderful place

  • Review Submitted: Nov 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: Bookabach
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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Dairy Flat, New Zealand

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
New Zealand Dollar
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Dec 2016 onwards
21 Feb 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
1 night minimum stay
A$94
From
A$94
 
Available arrival
Available stay (no arrival)
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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Dairy Flat, New Zealand

Property Type:
  • house
Kitchen:
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Studio room with King sized bed - 1 extra lg. double bed , 1 sofa bed/futon
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking
  • swimming