Leave the world behind in this one roomed cottage nestled in 5 hectares of native bush among park like grounds bordering on Kahurangi National Park. Relax to the sound of birdsong, bask in the sun on the private deck, soak up the peace and tranquilty. Golden Bay is an outdoor adventure playground surrounded by two National Parks with outstanding beaches, caves, native rain forest and mountains.
This one-roomed cabin has a double bed and private sunny deck in a peaceful and tranquil setting amongst harekeke, kanuka and nikau bush with an outlook onto Kahurangi National Park. There is an outdoor wood-fired bbq area with deck chairs and outdoor seating, a double gas hob and utensils you can request and a communal fridge/freezer, but there is no kitchen access. Continental breakfast (muesli, yoghurt, fruit, toast, jam) and hot drinks are provided in your room. Your room comes equipped with a toaster, tea and coffee making facilities. It is a short walk to the shared bathroom. There is no public transport in Golden Bay so you need your own car, parking onsite. This 3 hectare property has been a private family home for the last 40 years and is a quirky home to a writer and an artist. It features a QE2 covenanted swamp with board walk and loop track, with extensive gardens taking up much of the rest. Situated eight kilometres before Collingwood on the main Takaka – Collingwood Highway and 1.6km past the Mussel Inn, it is centrally located to explore all that Golden Bay has to offer from Farewell Spit and the wild West Coast beaches to the Abel Tasman National Park in the east.
The shared toilet and shower is in the house a short walk away. There is unlimited wifi. There is a wood fired bbq area with a communal refrigerator/freezer, and also a double gas hob with utensils you can use. There are tea and coffee making facilities in your room. A continental breakfast is provided and we can provide a packed lunch and evening meal fresh from our organic garden for an additional charge. There is a great selection of cafes and restaurants in Takaka and Collingwood and local cafe/brewery The Mussel Inn is 1.6 km away. There is a washing machine available for use.
Interaction with guests
We will leave you to be private but are available if you need us.
Other things to note
A simple homemade continental breakfast is complimentary. A packed lunch and evening meal prepared from our organic garden is available by arrangement at an additional charge.
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