Luxurious Secluded Oceanview Designer Home(1 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3 nights
- Property type:Villa
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Villa, 3 Bedrooms 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6)
Designed by renown New Zealand Architect Martyn Evans, Rongotai is shaped like a swallow. A complementary shaped garage faces it across a circular driveway. A helipad in the rear and landscaped grounds complete the complex. The house is built of steel and glass with three two-meter skylight domes over the kitchen, master bedroom and a guestroom. The night skies of this secluded area are spectacular. There is a Bose home theater and daybeds for reading or relaxing in the living room. Nautical stairs lead up to the crow's nest for a longer view for spotting yachts, dolphin and orca. There are three bedrooms in the main house each with a stunning view of the ocean and surrounding manuka forest.
The master bedroom has a king-sized bed, a study room with glass desk and broadband hookup, a whole room just for showering with two Philippe Starck fittings; one of which reaches outdoors to the deck and a toilet room with a Japanese Toto Washlet with temperature and pressure controls for rinsing and bidette functions.
The infinity pool gives the impression you are in the sea. There's a jacuzzi on the lower level with shower, sink and an outdoor loo with a view. Rongotai is so isolated, no one can see you here.
The garage has a bathroom, laundry and kitchenette combination and a sleep-out style bedroom. There are hiking paths near the swimming pool and the landscaping is designed completely with native trees and shrubs.
Birdwatchers will delight in the shearwaters, gannets, and other native birds. There are bird, fish guides and star charts with binoculars provided. At night you can hear the New Zealand Morepork (owl family) and sometimes even a kiwi call. A short walk to the beach or a 3 minute drive will take you to Tauranga Bay beach for swimming, walking or a visit to the dotterel sanctuary. There is a kayak school in the area.
Keywords: Private, Infinity Pool, Sea View, Isolated, Honeymoon, Bach, Panoramic View, bungalow, villa, architecture designed,
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Member since: 2010
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Non Smoking Only
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
- An outdoor loo with the best view in the world
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Nude Beach
Local Services & Businesses
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Miniature Golf
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Pier Fishing
- Rock Climbing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Dining Area
- Linens Provided
- Mobile Phone:
- Parking Off Street
- Washing Machine
- Wireless Internet
- Catering Available:
- Cooking Utensils:
- Deck / Patio
- Outdoor Grill
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Apr 1 - Oct 15
3 night min stay
Christmas and New Years
Dec 17 - Jan 6
7 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Taxes Not included
Seasonal rates: April through October
MINIMUM STAY OVER CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR IS 1 WEEK
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Year Purchased: 1999
About the owner: We are a Japanese-American couple. We love New Zealand for the pioneering spirit of the people there, and the natural beauty that has been preserved. A favorite hobby is observing wildlife and it's there in abundance in New Zealand.
Why the Owner Chose Far North District, Northland, New Zealand:
We looked all over the world for this property. We wanted a house on a mountaintop overlooking a beautiful sea. We searched in Phuket, Thailand; Florida, USA; Ixtapa, Mexico; the Costa del Sol of Spain and found just what we were dreaming of in New Zealand.
The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
We love waking up to the view of the sea. We like to bird watch and dolphin watch from the house or go fishing in the nearby waters and coming home with an abundance of fish to cook up as bouillabaisse, curry fish head (a Singapore dish) or just grilled fish. We take early evening walks along the beach at Tauranga Bay to Butterfly Bay.
- Primary: +65 9 652 2205 (Singapore) Singapore is +8 GMT
- Secondary: + +64 21 268 9517 (New Zealand) New Zealand is +12 GMT Manager's number
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rongotai from the air
deck chairs outside master bedroom with spa below
Shower room in Master wing with Philippe Starck fittings
The Perfect Setting for Entertaining. Bombo Chairs Swivel to Take in Sea View
Fantastic Views, Comfortable Lounges
Tauranga Bay beach
the infinity edge of the pool facing the sea
Rongotai from above showing pool and spa
infinity pool plus house
kitchen and living room facing the sea
Wake up to a Spectacular Sea View
twin bedded room
view from the Maori Pa precipice at Rongotai
Your place to relax and enjoy the view
This listing was first published here in 2010.
Date last modified - Thursday, December 01, 2016
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