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Cosy cottage, water views, native bush, Kaipara

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Cosy cottage, water views, native bush, Kaipara

2 guests
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bed
1 bath
Sparkling clean6 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Outstanding hospitality6 recent guests said this host offered outstanding hospitality.

Stand alone studio cottage. A Perfect place any day of the week to unwind; kick back & enjoy some relaxation. 90mins nrth of Auckland. Plenty to explore but if you don’t want to do anything this is your place to do it. Generous continental style breakfast basket. Bathe under the stars in our slipper bath, Watch a DVD, pop some popcorn (supplied) ; discover another of NZ's coastlines
We could be:
* Stop off on your travels
* Base to explore from
* Getaway
* Romantic escape


Laptop friendly workspace
Wireless Internet

Sleeping arrangements

Common spaces
1 super king bed

House Rules

Not suitable for children and infants - No space in cottage for extra bedding and we do not have cots or roll-a-ways
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Check-in time is 2PM - 8PM
Check out by 11AM


23 Reviews

Keith User Profile
March 2017
Lovely chalet with very comfortable decor matched only by the warm welcome and excellent breakfast basket ( including homemade cakes ) And the location is great!
Kate User Profile
January 2016
Brilliant in every way. Highly recommended :)
Cath User Profile
Response from Cath:
Friendly and tidy, thank you for choosing us. Happy New Year!
January 2016
Lolo User Profile
December 2015
We stayed in Cathy's cottage over Christmas for 3 nights and we had the most lovely time - the little lodge was really cosy and with everything we needed to cook - little hob, smoothie maker, microwave, fridge etc. We also had the luxury of an outside BBQ which was perfect for ou…
Fathin User Profile
September 2018
Cath and Johns place is absolutely amazing, not far from Mangawhai - it is the perfect place to relax and escape from the city. Cath really goes the extra mile with yummy home made baking and personal touches. Thank you Cath and John!
Ottalie User Profile
July 2018
What a wonderful place!! Cath’s thoughtful touches, homemade baking and breakfast hamper were the icing on the cake. Even the heating and electric blankets were on for when we arrived. It’s a little slice of heaven in a beautiful garden setting with breath taking views. The prope…
Cath User Profile
Response from Cath:
Thank you for your review Ottalie, we would welcome you back anytime. You where great and thoughtful guests. C
July 2018
Heiner User Profile
April 2018
Powai Lodge is an excellent accommodation, very clean and tidy, located in a beautiful garden. Cath and John are wonderful hosts, very generous, friendly and helpful. We had a relaxing stay and enjoyed the awesome view. We loved the interesting and funny conversations, the great…
Jessie User Profile
April 2018
How does it feel waking up by birds' singing? Cath's garden is well landscaping, beautiful and attracting lots of birds. Cath and John welcomed us with a wholesome and warm breakfast basket with home made hot cross buns ! What a Easter weekend! Last but not the least, bath under …
Cath User Profile
Response from Cath:
Thank you Jessie. You and Anthony are a great young couple. Welcome back anytime, C
April 2018

Hosted by Cath

Kaiwaka, New ZealandJoined in April 2015
Cath User Profile
25 Reviews
Cath is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Nice to meet you! We are Living on half an acre with rustic style garden, lots of native bush and water views. We enjoy photography. Interested in flowers and all bird life, from the Quails, pheasants, wood pigeons, Tui and wax eyes. Foodies with a reasonable vegetable garden. …
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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