Just across the road from the beach, the home has been designed to comfortably accommodate large family groups. Three of the bedrooms and living areas are on the upper level, opening out to broad decks. It's easy to transfer to/from vehicles both young children and anyone who can manage a couple of steps, but is unable to cope with a flight of stairs.
The kitchen is equipped with contemporary fittings and appliances. Basic pantry items (tea, coffee, etc) are supplied, plus cereal, milk, bread, yoghurt and fruit. If you have special dietary requirements, please let us know.
Linen is provided - 100% cotton sheets, and pillow cases; bath towels, beach towels, tea towels etc. A portable cot, baby bath, baby wipes and nappy bags are provided.
Stanmore Bay is a safe swimming beach, with a waterski lane and boat ramp. A popular children's playground, the new Splash Park and skate boarding facilities are within short walking distance. Also nearby is the Leisure Centre (gym and heated indoor pools, spa and sauna) which also offers fitness classes for casual visitors, (Les Mills programmes) with cafe on site. A dairy and takeaway are adjacent. Other services and amenities are a short drive distant (eg cinema, 10 pin bowling) and it is about 1km to the nearest shopping centre. There are several golf courses (Gulf Harbour, Wainui); shops; Snow Planet and Adventure Park at Silverdale; and nature walks at Shakespeare Park. About 11 minutes drive to Orewa surf beach, restaurants, shops and cafes.Gulf Harbour ferry has regular sailings to Auckland City and Tiri Tiri Island (bird sanctuary). Twenty minute drive to Waiwera hot pools, Wenderholm Park. Forty minutes drive south to Auckland city and north to Matakana, local wineries and more.
Please note, that we have a small flat (with its own, separate entrance, downstairs). Guests have exclusive use of four bedrooms, two bathrooms, kitchen, laundry, living and dining areas in the main part of the house. There is off-street parking and backyard access. We do respect the privacy of guests, but are available should you have any questions.
Extras: Linen (included); NOTE: Under Kiwi bach tradition you are expected to: Clean the house and do the dishes before you leave;