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Unique Pakiri Beach Retreat

People2
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Apartment, 1 Bedrooms, 1 Bathrooms, (Sleeps 2)

If you are looking for the genuine rural getaway (not the Hyatt) and wish to relax and recharge in the unique experience of Millers Ark, Paul and Josephine Miller can provide guests with a rare opportunity to access a pristine piece of the New Zealand coastline and experience the culmination of over 45 years of their artistry and dedication to creating this unique and enchanting property and grounds. Take an outdoor bath, wander through private gardens and established olive grove, lake and forest or stroll a gorgeous 10 minute bush walk to the beautiful unspoilt white sands of 20km long Pakiri Beach.

Millers Ark is a two story home with a unique vaulted wooden loft hand built by Paul and Josephine Miller, with their home upstairs and a private self-contained studio apartment on ground level, opening out onto the gardens.

The Studio is a private, cosy apartment with ensuite and has a comfy queen bed with private access with a breakfast patio and separate BBQ area. ( If you require extra beds please enquire) Guests are also welcome to use the glorious and private outside bath set in our tropical garden and banana grove.Enjoy the environmental activities at Pakiri Retreat which include peaceful walks in the garden and grounds, along the bush walk and the beach, as well as swimming, surfing and relaxing at the beach. You can enjoy your meals with a glass of wine in the dappled shade of our olive grove. There is an abundance of additional local activities all within a short 5 to 25 min scenic drive away; including Pakiri horse riding, Mangawhai cafes and chocolates, Matakana Wine Country (renowned for its Farmers Market, movie theatre, restaurants and sculpture trail).

Special conditions:

Couples preferred.

No additional non paying guests without prior approval.

Get your 5th night free offer does not apply during Summer High season.

Peak season - minimum 4 night stay

Off peak season - minimum 2 night stay

1 night only (on application) = 20% extra plus no discounts apply

No pets (conservation zone)

Smoking allowed outside only

Extras: Cleaning (Optional, NZ$30.00 per stay); Linen (Optional, NZ$20.00 per person);

More Details

Owner
Bookabach
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Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within 2 days
Calendar last updated:
12 April, 2018

What makes this apartment unique

Rustic peaceful getaway for those who want to recharge themselves in nature

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Wellsford in Rodney District

Property Type:
  • apartment
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Max. adults: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 0
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
General:
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • The Studio - 1 Large Double Bed
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Barbecue
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • diving
  • surfing
  • swimming

Reviews

Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(44 traveller reviews)

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Unique Pakiri Beach Retreat
average rating of 4.4545455 based on 44 reviews
4

Lovely property - very tropical lush grounds.

  • 4 of 5

Lovely property - very tropical lush grounds. The bush walkway to the beach is an added bonus. The outdoor bath was pure bliss. The only thing that could be improved is the water pressure of the shower and as the owners dwelling is above the studio to be mindful when they have guests staying of noise directly above.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: Bookabach
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4

The flat was a bit smaller than expected , but in a great location.

  • 4 of 5

The flat was a bit smaller than expected , but in a great location.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: Bookabach
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5

Thank you very much for sharing your beautiful place, the private access to the beach was wonderful

  • 5 of 5

Thank you very much for sharing your beautiful place, the private access to the beach was wonderful as well as the outdoor bath and beautiful gardens.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: Bookabach
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5

If you want to be recharged by nature and fall in love with the simple things again come and stay he

  • 5 of 5

If you want to be recharged by nature and fall in love with the simple things again come and stay here. Beautiful

  • Review Submitted: 12-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: Bookabach
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Unfortunately, we had a lot of issues during our 6-day stay: At our arrival, a dead mouse in the fus

  • 2 of 5

Unfortunately, we had a lot of issues during our 6-day stay: At our arrival, a dead mouse in the fuse box and so a horrible smell and flies in the room; 24h without hot water, several power cuts; and a strict internet restriction for the time, the owners' family was at home.

However, no compensation has been offered to us, not a small refund and not even a bottle of wine or so. For me, with a rate of $180 per night, the accommodation was overpriced for the facilities and issues it offered.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: Bookabach
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4

Wonderful cosy studio and unique location.

  • 4 of 5

Wonderful cosy studio and unique location.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: Bookabach
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  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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