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Incomparable Ocean & Island Views. Walk to the Beach.

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north facing deck where you will want to spend most your time

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Last updated: 06/21/2015
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Custom built holiday home perched on Paku Hill with incomparable views of the Pacific Ocean, coastline and offshore islands. Spacious, protected deck to watch moonrises and sunsets. Trail from the house leads to long, sandy Ocean Beach, ideal for swimming, good snorkling along the reef & surfing when conditions are right, a morning jog or basking in the sun. Enjoy a hot outside shower with a 180 degree view. Walk along the estuary one kilometer to the town of Tairua with shops & services. Or closer to the wharf and ferry, dive shop, charter fishing and our favorite restaurant - 'Old Mill.' House is open and airy with local wood floors, cabinets and detailing, open beam ceilings, modern kitchen, carpeted bedrooms, fireplace for chilly nights, and a deck large enough to spend most your time. The master suite takes the entire upstairs with views all around. Very quiet, romantic & peaceful setting. Tairua on the Coromandel Peninsula has a Maritime climate with year round activities. Excellent fishing and diving and we enjoy our own catches of crayfish (lobster) and paua (abalone) and snapper often. Kayak in the estuary or to nearby Motuhoa Island. Most days we find we do not need to, or want to drive anywhere. Besides all the ocean activities there are local walks & trails, biking, or take the 10 minute ferry to Pauanui. There are easy drives to a multitude of unique & beautiful beaches, and to a host of other activities such as exploring the old goldmines in Broken Hills, wine tasting in Mercury Bay, thermal bathing at low tide at Hot Water Beach ,or a visit to the giant Kauri trees. Just a two + hour drive from Auckland airport.

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

  • Bedroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2

    ...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Video Library

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    Big view of entire Beach from the deck and dining area. Trail walk, 5 minutes to the beach...moreless

  • Ocean View:

    180 degree view of ocean and off shore islands from house and deck...moreless

  • Rural
  • Village:

    lovely walk from the house along trails and the estuary to the one street town...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

General

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Off Season
May 24 - Sep 30, 2015
5 night min stay
NZD210
Shoulder Season (Spring)
Oct 1 - Dec 14, 2015
5 night min stay
NZD275
High Season
Dec 15 - Jan 31, 2016
5 night min stay
NZD385
Shoulder Season (fall)
Feb 1 - Apr 30, 2016
5 night min stay
NZD275

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning & linen fee NZD125
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

One night's deposit required to hold reservation. Non refundable. Balance due month prior


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Last updated: 06/21/2015
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Location

180 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Auckland
800 Metres
Nearest Ferry
Tairua to Pauanui
1.5 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Tairua
200 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Auckland
800 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
Old Mill
500 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
Ohakune
300 Metres
Nearest Beach
Ocean Beach

Car: Recommended

wineries, diving, fishing, surfing, thermal bathing, hiking, swimming

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1998

About the owner: We are Hawaii residents who designed and oversaw the building of this home in 1998. Rob is a contractor in Hawaii and I am a vocational counselor with the State of Hawaii. Daughter Andrea (age 30) is in a PhD program at the University of Auckland and 28 year old son Lucas is an arborist/ farmer/hunter/fisherman/surfer living on the Big Island with his new bride, Mallory, his surf and business partner and nurse by profession.

Why the Owner Chose Tairua:
We honeymooned in New Zealand in 1976 and have been visiting ever since. We spent a good part of 1999 in Tairua with our children enrolled in the local schools. Tairua is the other paradise we live when we have the chance.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
We swim, surf, fish, hike, bike, read, snorkle, jog, walk to town and rarely drive when we are in Tairua. We will go to Hot Water Beach and hike to Catheral Cove and ride the bikes to Pauanui and take the ferry back to Tairua. We usually take one big drive to visit another area. In November 2012 we hiked the Heaphy Trek and the Abel Tasman. In March 2011 and 2013 we spent time in the Bay of Islands and the Kauri forests, in April 2010 we did a several day bike ride in Otago and hiked the Kepler Trek. It is now May of 2015 and the whole family just returned from a two month stay in NZ. We toured the north and south island hiking the Kepler and Queen Charlotte Track and the coastal walkway around Cape Reinga. Lucas showed Mallory the magic of Aotearoa for the first time.


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Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • north facing deck where you will want to spend most your time

    north facing deck where you will want to spend most your time

  • kitchen window view

    kitchen window view

  • Ocean Beach with good swimming, surfing, jogging & snorkeling

    Ocean Beach with good swimming, surfing, jogging & snorkeling

  • Loking back at Paku from Pauanui

    Loking back at Paku from Pauanui

  • a good day for surfing at Ocean Beach; photo taken from deck

    a good day for surfing at Ocean Beach; photo taken from deck

  • View of The Needle from kitchen - good diving for paua

    View of The Needle from kitchen - good diving for paua

  • Hot water beach

    Hot water beach

  • On Deck

    On Deck

  • Living room with fireplace

    Living room with fireplace

  • living, dining and kitchen

    living, dining and kitchen

  • master bath

    master bath

  • House from the Street

    House from the Street

  • living area to deck

    living area to deck

  • On the Paku Hill trail to estuary

    On the Paku Hill trail to estuary

  • looking down on our house from the top of Paku Hill

    looking down on our house from the top of Paku Hill

  • Sunrise as seen from the master bedroom

    Sunrise as seen from the master bedroom

  • Dining Room with a view of Motuhoa

    Dining Room with a view of Motuhoa

  • Crayfish catch (not unusual, but not guaranteed)

    Crayfish catch (not unusual, but not guaranteed)

  • moon rise from deck

    moon rise from deck

  • living room as seen from master loft

    living room as seen from master loft

  • Master loft

    Master loft

  • Downstairs bedroom

    Downstairs bedroom

VRBO #349348

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 24 hours
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  • Calendar last updated 06/21/2015
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