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Stillwater Cottage - Peaceful, romantic, seaside

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
2 nights

About the property

Bach or holiday home, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathrooms, (Sleeps 6)

Wake up in total privacy to sounds of tui and wood pigeons in the kowhai tree and watch herons and spoonbills feeding on the water's edge. Endangered native birds nest nearby. You'll feel a hundred miles away from the pressures of city life in our beautiful Stillwater community, just 30 mins from Auckland CBD.

This north-facing, 120 yr old settler's cottage is nestled in a relaxing, sun-filled garden on water's edge. Tastefully renovated with lovely new kitchen, all mod cons, extra appliances and new furniture. Large bifold doors open whole front out onto a sun-drenched, covered deck with gas bbq and 2nd dining area. Full Sky channels, Apple TV, DVD/CD player and Internet access.

Living areas

Main living areas and 2nd bedroom are on the flat entrance upstairs with large master bedroom below offering french doors opening out to the water. This room has its own private terrace, sitting area and library corner to enjoy the solitude, whilst the top bedroom can be set up as either superking bed, or 2 long singles. Lounge offers a fold-out sofabed for extra's sleeping, or trundle beds can be set up if preferred.

Attractions nearby:

Okura-Stillwater walk (transport can be arranged) , Hibiscus Coast beaches and iconic Waiwera thermal resort. Snowplanet, Ferries to Tiritiri Matangi island bird sanctuary, fishing charters and international Golf course at Gulf Harbour and scenic nature walks in beautiful Wenderholm and Shakespeare regional parks only 25 mins away. Train rides at Whangaparaoa.

Secure parking for boat/cars. Boat ramp, wharf and boat club (light meals and bar) 2 mins walk. Great boating just out through the mouth of our beautiful Weiti river.

EXTRAS provided: Hospitality pack: tea/coffee/sugar/milk,

Dinghy, hammocks, board games, large Smart TV, DVD/CD player, all Sky channels, coffee machine, sandwich-maker, elec frypan etc. (Kayaks and fishing rods 4 hire)

Come for a peaceful, romantic getaway, or a fun-fllled adventure.

Special conditions:

Tariff covers 4 people (extra 2: adults $25 ea/children $15 ea)

Stay 5 or more nights - get 1 night free

Extras: Cleaning (Optional, NZ$38.00 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:
19 January, 2017

What makes this house unique

30 mins Auckland CBD, river swimming or 15 mins Orewa beach. 10mins Silverdale.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(63 traveller reviews)

Stillwater Cottage - Peaceful, romantic, seaside
average rating of 4.904762 based on 63 reviews
5

Beautiful cottage right on the water front, set in well maintained gardens.

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful cottage right on the water front, set in well maintained gardens. Quite and peaceful surroundings, perfect for our six night stay.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: Bookabach
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5

Truly beautiful cottage, very prettily decorated and with everything one needs.

  • 5 of 5

Truly beautiful cottage, very prettily decorated and with everything one needs. We had a lovely peaceful stay there and really look forward to returning. It is extremely peaceful, with a very serene outlook over the water.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: Bookabach
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5

Stunningly peaceful location yet so close to civilisation.

  • 5 of 5

Stunningly peaceful location yet so close to civilisation. Felt a million miles away from Auckland. Beautiful place. We'll be back!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: Bookabach
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5

What a wonderful cottage and spot.

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful cottage and spot. We will be going back again.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: Bookabach
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5

This cottage was idyllic.

  • 5 of 5

This cottage was idyllic. We were both so happy to have stayed at such a scenic and peaceful setting. We wish we had stayed longer. Would recommend in a heartbeat.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: Bookabach
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5

Quiet, peaceful and beautiful surroundings away from, but close by the big city.

  • 5 of 5

Quiet, peaceful and beautiful surroundings away from, but close by the big city. Great value and amenities.

You are at home here; not at a commercial establishment

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

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Stanmore Bay, 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
 
Peak
18 Jan 2017 - 28 Jan 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$233
From
A$257
 
Notes: Rate applies for up to 4 people. NZ$25.00/adult and NZ$15.00/child for extra occupants.   
 
In-between
29 Jan 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$185
From
A$204
 
Notes: Rate applies for up to 4 people. NZ$25.00/adult and NZ$15.00/child for extra occupants.   
 
Off-peak
1 May 2017 - 18 Jul 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$181
From
A$181
 
Notes: Rate applies for up to 4 people. NZ$20.00/adult and NZ$15.00/child for extra occupants.   
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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Stanmore Bay, New Zealand

Property Type:
  • house
General:
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Main floor bedroom - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Private Master bedroom downstairs - 1 large double bed
    Sofabed in lounge - 1 sofa bed/futon
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • diving
  • ski
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis