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Entire house hosted by Barry
8 guests3 bedrooms6 beds1 bath
Entire home
You’ll have the house to yourself.
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Great location
100% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave the check-in process a 5-star rating.
House rules
The host doesn’t allow parties or smoking.
Everyone deserves a seaside holiday....
* For families and couples, a warm, welcoming house by the sea.
* Our beachfront holiday home has ‘million dollar’ views of the bay and sandy beach.
* The Russell village is ‘one of the world’s best kept secrets’, with a variety of tourist activities,
* From the Bay Retreat you have access to a safe, sandy, swimming beach only metres from the house.

The space
Stay at our absolute beachfront holiday home. We have unobstructed "million dollar' views of the bay and sandy beach. Sitting on our shaded verandah you will enjoy superb sunsets across the Bay and an endless parade of passing boats. You can relax and re-energise with nature at your door.

Furnished to a high standard, with your comfort and enjoyment a priority, our spacious 3 bedroom home is fully fenced on flat land. Your children can play safely at the house or nearby reserve. From the Bay Retreat you have access to a safe, sandy swimming beach only metres from the house. You can swim all day, regardless of changing tides. Tapeka beach has its own boat ramp and diving pontoon.

The house includes a cot, and high chair. Plenty of pillows, blankets and duvets. The kitchen is fully equipped with microwave, full oven, and fridge/freezer. You have everything you need to cook and dine in comfort. There is a beer and bait fridge, a gas BBQ with refill.

For your families enjoyment we provide you with a pool table, table tennis table, a variety of sports equipment, including two kayaks, dinghy, toys and games. Tennis players have access to tennis courts in Russell township. Golfers can test their skills at Waitangi and Kerikeri golf courses.

We are only two minutes away from the delightful colonial village, Russell. Here history and present day meld together offering a variety of tourist activities, vineyards, fine restaurants and cafes.

Our house is a warm haven in winter, and open living in the summer. A great place for you to relax and unwind all year around.
This is not a Party House.
Good 3G Mobile Data coverage for Spark, Skinny, Vodafone and 2Degrees.

Guest access
You holiday includes exclusive use of the house, garage (with games and toys) and the large, fully fenced garden, with access to the beach.

Other things to note
Special rates for school holidays.
Everyone deserves a seaside holiday....
* For families and couples, a warm, welcoming house by the sea.
* Our beachfront holiday home has ‘million dollar’ views of the bay and sandy beach.
* The Russell village is ‘one of the world’s best kept secrets’, with a variety of tourist activities,
* From the Bay Retreat you have access to a safe, sandy, swimming beach only metres from the house…
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Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
4 single beds

Amenities

Kitchen
Free parking on premises
Pay TV
Washing machine
Dedicated workspace
Essentials
TV with Standard cable
Heating
Smoke alarm
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm

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Russell, Northland, New Zealand

Tapeka is a beach side community of less than 100 homes. There are two beaches, and access to a Department of Conservation reserve with views out over the Bay of Islands. This is truly a beautiful landscape.
The views from the house give you an ever changing seascape, boats parade past as you dine on our verandah. If you love the sea, you will love this location.
Tapeka is a beach side community of less than 100 homes. There are two beaches, and access to a Department of Conservation reserve with views out over the Bay of Islands. This is truly a beautiful landscape.…

Hosted by Barry

Joined in April 2016
  • 11 Reviews
Diana and Barry live in Auckland, are semi retired Teacher and Manager. Two children that are both married. We own a holiday home in Russell that is on the Airbnb site.
During your stay
We are available by telephone during your stay. An Russell based agent can assist you if needed.
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Response time: within an hour
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Things to know

House rules
Check-in: After 2:00 PM
Checkout: 10:00 AM
No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed
Health & safety
Committed to Airbnb's enhanced cleaning process. Learn more
Airbnb's social-distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
No carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm
Cancellation policy