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Bookabach

Member since: 2014
Speaks english

Little Huia Bach Waitakere

42 Reviews
Sleeps9
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this Huia holiday house

Bach or holiday home, 3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathrooms, (Sleeps 9)

Holiday recreation in the immediate vicinity includes ~

? swim at child-safe Little Huia Beach (4mins walk from the bach)

? adventure bush hike on public bush trails through the Waitakere hills, including the stunning Karamutura Valley (3mins drive from the bach)

? launch your boat from Little Huia Beach to water ski or fish in the Manakau Harbour or continue out through the heads to fish (2mins drive from the bach)

? book our neighbor, an experienced fisherman with impressive boat, to take you fishing.

? visit Donald McLean Lookout for unforgettable views of the Tasman Sea, The Bar, the harbour entrance, South Head, Little Huia valley, and up the Manukau Harbour to Auckland airport in the distance (5mins drive to the carpark, then .4k walk to the top or a 60min walk from the bach)

? let the kids build dams, catch eels and play in the stream that flows through the backyard.

? have a treat and stroll to the buzzing Huia Store for morning top-class coffee and cake, a fantastic lunch, or simply to pickup the newspaper (45min walk from the bach along the road or along the road then across the mudflats in low tide. A 5min drive from the bach)

? picnic at Cornwallis and then discover the unbelievable cliff formations along the shoreline (11mins drive from the bach)

? sit on the back verandah and listen to the birds, music, read a book from our collection, or take a nap.

? venture to wild and natural Whatipu Beach to see untouched birdlife on the edge of the Tasman Sea (11mins drive from the bach)

* visit TE URU "A gallery of national significance", at Titirangi, beside Lopdell House - an art experience for all ages (30mins drive)

Little Huia Bach has been a family bach since the 1940?s. The central Lounge area has private nooks, comfortable couches, fireplace and bush views from every window. The kitchen is fully equipped opening out onto the sunny back verandah. It has been a place of refreshment and rest for our family and friends for 4 generations.

Special conditions:

Bond applies to all stays.

Mobile phone coverage has recently improved so you can now text and email at the bach. Pillows and blankets for beds are provided at the bach. A ping pong table is available for your use.

Extras: Cleaning (Required, NZ$70.00 per stay); NOTE: Under Kiwi bach tradition you are expected to: Bring your own linen (towels/sheets/tea towels);

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Bookabach (Property Manager)
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Member since: 2014
Speaks english

Reviews

4.4
based on 42 traveller reviews

Little Huia Bach Waitakere
average rating of 4.428571 based on 42 reviews
5

Amazing bach, well-equipped, our group enjoyed our stay very much - would definitely recommend!

  • 5 of 5

Amazing bach, well-equipped, our group enjoyed our stay very much - would definitely recommend!

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

Such a lovely little cottage! The sleeping spaces were small but comfortable.

  • 4 of 5

Such a lovely little cottage! The sleeping spaces were small but comfortable. The living areas are huge and we had plenty of room to spread out.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Bookabach
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4

Wonderful little bach with heaps of space for the kids to run wild and easy reach of great walks.

  • 4 of 5

Wonderful little bach with heaps of space for the kids to run wild and easy reach of great walks.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Bookabach
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4

Fab cosy authentic old Bach with easy access to beach and a nice walk to Huia cafe.

  • 4 of 5

Fab cosy authentic old Bach with easy access to beach and a nice walk to Huia cafe. Would recommend for getaway from hustle and bustle of Auckland ?

  • Review Submitted: Oct 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Bookabach
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5

Such a wonderful peaceful homely spot.

  • 5 of 5

Such a wonderful peaceful homely spot. Will definitely be back!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
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4

Little Huia Bach was a lovely bach, full of history and stories.

  • 4 of 5

Little Huia Bach was a lovely bach, full of history and stories. A place to go for some silence and beautiful walks. A Hidden Secret.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Huia, 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
 
price band 8
3 Dec 2016 - 28 Feb 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$173
From
A$192
 
Notes: Rate applies for up to 5 people. NZ$25.00/adult and NZ$25.00/child for extra occupants.   
 
Price band 2
1 Mar 2017 - 13 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$96
From
A$115
 
Notes: Rate applies for up to 5 people. NZ$20.00/adult and NZ$20.00/child for extra occupants.   
 
Band 4
14 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$115
From
A$115
 
Notes: Rate applies for up to 5 people. NZ$20.00/adult and NZ$20.00/child for extra occupants.   
 
Price band 1
1 May 2017 - 1 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$77
From
A$96
 
Notes: Rate applies for up to 5 people. NZ$15.00/adult and NZ$15.00/child for extra occupants.   
 
Price Band 5
2 Jun 2017 - 5 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$96
From
A$96
 
Notes: Rate applies for up to 5 people. NZ$15.00/adult and NZ$15.00/child for extra occupants.   
 
Price band 1
6 Jun 2017 - 6 Jul 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$77
From
A$96
 
Notes: Rate applies for up to 5 people. NZ$15.00/adult and NZ$15.00/child for extra occupants.   
 
Price Band 5
7 Jul 2017 - 23 Jul 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$96
From
A$96
 
Notes: Rate applies for up to 5 people. NZ$15.00/adult and NZ$15.00/child for extra occupants.   
 
Price band 1
24 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$77
From
A$96
 
Notes: Rate applies for up to 5 people. NZ$15.00/adult and NZ$15.00/child for extra occupants.   
 
Price band 2
1 Sep 2017 - 28 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$96
From
A$115
 
Notes: Rate applies for up to 5 people. NZ$20.00/adult and NZ$20.00/child for extra occupants.   
 
Band 4
29 Sep 2017 - 16 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$115
From
A$115
 
Notes: Rate applies for up to 5 people. NZ$20.00/adult and NZ$20.00/child for extra occupants.   
 
Price band 2
17 Oct 2017 - 3 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$96
From
A$115
 
Notes: Rate applies for up to 5 people. NZ$20.00/adult and NZ$20.00/child for extra occupants.   
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Amenities

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

Property Type:
  • house
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - Main Bedroom - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - the Corner Room - 1 child bed , 1 child bed
    Bedroom 3 - the Annex - 1 child bed , 1 child bed , 1 child bed , 1 child bed
    Lounge - 1 child bed
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • swimming