Luxury Diamond Harbour Retreat with sea views


Entire rental unit hosted by Rachel

3 guests, 2 bedrooms, 2 beds, 1 bathroom
Entire home
You’ll have the flat to yourself.
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Great location
100% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
Secluded haven with beautiful views, great for a holiday or romantic getaway, luxury 2 bedroom contemporary apartment If you want to feel relaxed this is the place to be. Sheltered from the easterly, perfect for relaxing in the evening as it catches all the afternoon sun. Sit on the patio and enjoy a glass of wine or a nespresso coffee whilst watching the sun glistening on the sea. Fully self contained with own access. TV and Radio with surround sound DVD Player, Netflix and wifi.

The space
Stunning sunsets and sea views, the sea glistening with the Port Hills in the background.Set in Private Lane with just the sound of the birds and nature, sit on the patio with a glass of wine or beer and watch the world go by!
Two bedrooms, one queen bed, and one king single, lounge with kitchen dining table with 4 chairs, microwave/oven, induction hob, toaster, jug,
Nespresso machine, crockpot, steamer, heat pump , portable heater to take the chill off in the winter months. Washing machine, Iron, Ironing board and airer.Tea, Coffee Sugar nespresso capsules (limited) Towels and bed linen supplied.

What this place offers

Mountain view
Ocean view
Public or shared beach access
Free on-street parking
55" HDTV
Free washer – In unit
Security cameras on property
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm


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4.91 out of 5 stars from 98 reviews


Where you’ll be

Church Bay, Diamond Harbor, New Zealand

25 mins walk to the wharf or 7 mins in the car , jump on the ferry a six minute crossing to Lyttelton hosting the farmers market on Saturdays 10am till 1pm . Bring your rods and fish off the wharf for dinner !
15 minute walk to the nearest beach or 5 min car ride.
Local shop a four square and an NPD self service petrol station
One cafe/bar to dine or takeaway (Diamond Harbour Eatery )
35 mins car drive to Christchurch CBD.
Orton Bradley Park and tea rooms,
Harbour Eatery and pub in Govenors Bay 30 mins drive
Local Golf Club
Tennis Courts
Cliff track walks,
Akaroa about 1 1/4 hours drive going through Little River, (blink and you`ll miss it )
Plenty of cafes and eatery's over in Lyttelton and the ferry is roughly hourly in evenings.
The ferry to Lyttelton takes 6 minutes. Cost is $6.70 one way or if return within a two hour period it's free , if you have a MetroCard it's $4.70 you can catch the ferry and then the connecting bus right to the bus exchange in the middle of the city. Timetable is on the internet under black cat ferries.
There are several beaches Purau is 7 min drive with a flat beach, keep driving along and you'll come to Camp Bay a hidden gem ! With sandy beach 😊

Hosted by Rachel

  1. Joined in March 2017
  • 98 Reviews
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  • Superhost
I'm Rachel and live here in this beautiful spot with Mark , we are from the UK and have lived in New Zealand for 9 years, Mark is a builder who has done everything you can see in the apartment :-) I'm very lucky to live with such a talented guy !
I'm Rachel and live here in this beautiful spot with Mark , we are from the UK and have lived in New Zealand for 9 years, Mark is a builder who has done everything you can see in t…

During your stay

If I`m home happy to have a chat and give advice or recommendations as required.

Rachel is a Superhost

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  • Language: English
  • Response rate: 100%
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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: After 14:00
Check out: 10:00
Self check-in with lockbox
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

Health & safety

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Airbnb's social distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
No carbon monoxide alarm
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Nearby lake, river, other body of water

Cancellation policy