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Halcyon Premium Accommodation

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights


About the property

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, (Sleeps 6)

Halcyon is brand new, purpose built premium accommodation, for up to 6 people on Waiheke Island. With stunning green valley views that cross the water of the inner Hauraki Gulf to the lights of Auckland City.

Your hosts assure you of your privacy with the use of 2 acres of pasture, orchards and relaxing entertainment spaces.

Feel free to wander amongst the resident 'farm' animals or simply take a long hot soak in the spa, with peace and tranquility - interrupted only by birdsong.

Your hosts are Matt and Carla, we will provide a thorough handover to guests on arrival.

We welcome enquiries about our VIP ferry collection and drop off service - provided in our classic car for an extra charge. We are able to offer bespoke wine/art tours on request.

We have a resident dog that loves to meet new people. Roxy is very friendly and will happily play with children for hours (if allowed).

If you are not comfortable with dogs, please let us know in advance of your stay.

We are 5 minutes drive from the local supermarket and other amenities. Great local 'flavour' is ready to be explored at the Ostend Market each Saturday from 8am.

Halcyon is a 20-30 min (approx) walk to Obisidian Winery and Casita Miro. A much longer stroll will take you to Onetangi Beach for dining on the strand or to enjoy a day in the sand and surf.

For further exploration of the island, we recommend bringing or hiring a vehicle.

Halcyon is the home of 'Naturally Waiheke' - luxury handmade natural body products - hand crafted in small batches - contact Carla for more information.

The name Halcyon is meaningful and the definitions that resonate with us are:

adjective - tranquil, happy, idyllic, etc.esp. in phr. halcyon days, usually with nostalgic reference to earlier times

noun - a legendary bird, identified with the kingfisher, which is supposed to have a peaceful, calming influence on the sea at the time of the winter solstice.

Special conditions:

Smoking allowed outside only

External bedroom is an addional per head charge.

Events / parties / receptions allowed (maximum 30), conditions apply. Please discuss with owners prior to booking.

We have a biolytics septic system, which contains live worms for processing waste. We supply excellent quality cleaning products and guest amenities (shampoo, soap etc) that are friendly for our worms. It is preferred that the supplied products are used.

Adult guests over 25 years preferred.

Extras: Cleaning (included); Linen (included);

More Details

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

What makes this cottage unique

Expansive views with beautiful sunsets are a highlight.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Ostend in Waiheke Island

Property Type:
  • cottage
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 0
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • 2nd bedroom - cottage - 1 Large Double Bed
    External bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Master bedroom - cottage - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Barbecue
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews

What a very special place is Halcyon!

  • 5 of 5

What a very special place is Halcyon! As a family of five with grown up kids, we felt we needed a place that allowed pockets of space, but had a magical area to come together as a group. Carla and Matt's property provided exactly that, thoughtful styling with great functionality. The little extras were appreciated, spices, selection of teas, crockery, super comfy beds! A night in front of the fire gazing out at the Auckland city lights, our preferred entertainment. Thank you Carla, Matt, Roxy!

  • Review Submitted: 13-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: Bookabach
Owner's Response: We are genuinely delighted that you enjoyed your stay here. Take care.
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I've been to many many lodges and baches across NZ now and I can say that the Halcyon has been the b

  • 5 of 5

I've been to many many lodges and baches across NZ now and I can say that the Halcyon has been the best out of them all. The view is spectacular and the outdoor area for late night entertaining is amazing. Fire place, spa pool, music and all with a view, couldnt ask for anything better. Instead of going out for dinner we stayed and cooked at the halcyon as all the facilities were far too inviting and it was just so lovely!

  • Review Submitted: 02-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: Bookabach
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your wonderful comments - it has been a delight to have hosted you.
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We have just enjoyed a fabulous weekend at Halcyon- Matt and Carla a absolutely lovely hosts and the

  • 5 of 5

We have just enjoyed a fabulous weekend at Halcyon- Matt and Carla a absolutely lovely hosts and the house is amazingly luxurious. We loved the outdoor fire and hot tub. The house has absolutely everything you could ever need and is in a beautiful spot. We went for a birthday weekend and the hosts gave the birthday girl a lovely gift of Naturally Waiheke products that Carla makes herself. Thanks again for a lovely weekend and we will be back for a longer stay next time.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: Bookabach
Owner's Response: Our pleasure to have had you stay with us! So pleased that you have enjoyed your experience here, happy to have you back anytime.
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Absolutely stunning!

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely stunning!

Great care and thought has been put into every aspect of this property from the beautiful design and decor, to the gorgeous outside entertaining area's.... Not to mention the stunning views.

Great fun was had feeding the sheep and chickens, and allowing us to spend time with the beautiful Roxy was greatly appreciated.

Testers of 'Naturally Waiheke' products was a lovely touch and I can definitely recommend these.

I couldn't think of a better way to spend my 40th b'day

  • Review Submitted: 15-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: Bookabach
Owner's Response: Thank you for your wonderful feed back! We were not aware that it was your birthday - please send me your postal details, as we have a small gift to celebrate.
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Prices & Availability

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.

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