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Awake to sunrise, sea and birdsong

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Awake to sunrise, sea and birdsong

Entire house
2 guests1 bedroom1 bed1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
Great check-in experience
95% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Chris is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Sparkling clean
15 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.

Relax and enjoy the stunning, ever-changing sea and estuary views from this quiet, peaceful cottage on 2 acres of native and pine. Awake to sunrise and birdsong from your bed or grab a cuppa and take it all in from the comfort of an easy chair.



House Rules

Not safe or suitable for children (0-12) and pets
No smoking, parties, or events
Check-in is anytime after 2PM and check out by 10AM


176 Reviews

Jess User Profile
November 2018
We loved our stay here - this accommodation is in an absolutely glorious spot.It has a lovely deck with a breathtaking view.It was roomy, spotlessly clean, comfortable and cosy with everything you need in a home away from home. Chris was a lovely host, very friendly and helpful…
Chris User Profile
Response from Chris:
Cheers Jess, what a lovely Gran you have :-)
November 2018
Melissa User Profile
October 2018
Great to have a self contained space. Enjoyed eating on the deck or sitting inside and watching the tuis. Very relaxing and exactly what we were after.
Julie User Profile
September 2018
Amazing view. Very quiet location.
Amanda User Profile
September 2018
Absolutely stunning spot and great host makes for a very enjoyable stay. Everything needed was available. Would highly recommend.
Catriona User Profile
August 2018
The house has a beautiful view looking out to sea. Chris was around to meet us and her communication was great. The house has everything you would need and Chris made brownies for us too. She was really flexible with check in as we didn’t know when we would arrive and told us we …
Ainslie User Profile
July 2018
Great little private spot to relax. Close to town and all the attractions within the area. Apartment is exactly as explained and the scenic views are beautiful. Chris is fantastic, easy to communicate with and even left us a lovely treat of baking on arrival. Would stay here agai…
Hannah User Profile
July 2018
What a wonderful stay. Such a cozy clean, secluded/private little apartment with an amazing view over the estuary. Having our own car (private parking available), it was very easy and quick to get around golden bay. The apartment was well equipped with everything one could need …
Chris User Profile
Response from Chris:
Lovely to hear you enjoyed your stay Hannah albeit obviously a little chilly!! Have been assured by all previous guests that the heater does the trick but will definitely make a second heater available from now on. Thanks for your feedback as we really do aim to give our guests a wonderful experience.
July 2018

Hosted by Chris

New ZealandJoined in August 2014
Chris User Profile
177 Reviews
Chris is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
In heading towards retirement years I wanted a comfortable, warm home in a tranquil rural setting with a manageable piece of land I could "potter" on. Together with my daughter we found our little piece of paradise here in Golden Bay - it's a work in progress! I work part time …
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