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★The Ark, with hot tub in parklike garden

SuperhostKatikati, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
Dome house hosted by Kirsten
2 guests1 bedroom1 bed1 bath
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We welcome you to stay in The Ark cabin, privately located up the end of a long driveway in the middle of a kiwi fruit orchard.

The Ark is a whole lot bigger on the inside than it looks!

The Ark is nestled in our garden with amazing views to the Kaimai Ranges.

Little skylights in the roof mean star gazing is possible from the bed on a clear night

12 volt lighting creates a cosy and romantic atmosphere.

The space
We have extensive gardens to roam, a river to explore and lots of outdoor spaces to relax in.

A new bathroom has been added with outside shower with views to the Kaimai ranges.

Located just off State highway 2, it's handy to some of the best beaches, walks, avocado and kiwifruit orchards in the Bay of Plenty.
We grow our own organic fruit and vegetables, which are shared with guests when in season

Guest access
A shared guest kitchenette/lounge is available for guest use beside the main house. A guest BBQ and fire is located nearby in the quaint summer house with seating with a lovely garden view

The enclosed outdoor shower (shared with Treehouse guests) is a short distance away and overlooks the Kaimai Ranges and the river below.

We do have other accomodation available, please look under my listings.

Other things to note
We are situated 10km south of Katikati or 25 mins fromTauranga. It pays to do grocery shopping before you arrive at either Katikati or Bethlehem (Countdown supermarkets)
These places are the closest to buy meals
We welcome you to stay in The Ark cabin, privately located up the end of a long driveway in the middle of a kiwi fruit orchard.

The Ark is a whole lot bigger on the inside than it looks!

The Ark is nestled in our garden with amazing views to the Kaimai Ranges.

Little skylights in the roof mean star gazing is possible from the bed on a clear night

12 volt lighting creates…
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Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed

Amenities

Kitchen
Free parking on premises
Wi-Fi
Hot tub
Dedicated workspace
Essentials
Carbon monoxide alarm
Private entrance
Smoke alarm

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Location

Katikati, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand

We are a easy 2 hour drive from Auckland airport. The beautiful Coromandel is within driving distance. Rotorua is just over an hour drive away and Hobbiton is also close by. We are located exactly half way between Waihi Beach and Mt Maunganui Beaches

We are approximately 1.5kms off State highway 2
We are a easy 2 hour drive from Auckland airport. The beautiful Coromandel is within driving distance. Rotorua is just over an hour drive away and Hobbiton is also close by. We are located exactly half way betw…

Hosted by Kirsten

Joined in July 2015
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Hello, we live in a beautiful spot under the Kaimai Ranges. Our property has established gardens with large trees to shade under, beautiful sunset views and we love to meet people and share our place. Our home orchard is a work in progress, I'm learning very quickly how to grow our own veges and fruit but still some way off from being self sufficient! We have recently opened to host weddings and events in the gardens.
Hello, we live in a beautiful spot under the Kaimai Ranges. Our property has established gardens with large trees to shade under, beautiful sunset views and we love to meet people…
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House rules
Check-in: 3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Checkout: 11:00 AM
Self check-in with keypad
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Long term stays (28 days or more) are allowed
Health & safety
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Carbon monoxide alarm
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