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Mount Hobson House - Rimu Apartment

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Mount Hobson House - Lounge

Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 8

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Location, views, beautiful 3000m2 garden setting.....

Architect designed in the Bauhaus style this is the self contained top floor level only of Mount Hobson House .

Interior features extensive use of NZ native rimu wood. Sympathetically and meticulously renovated and newly decorated to keep the best of 1960's / 1970's "Retro" style whilst enjoying all modern comforts.

Mount Hobson House sits proudly on the sunny slopes of Mount Hobson in Auckland and affords sensational views from the main rooms over Remuera and towards One Tree Hill and Cornwall Park. Only ten minutes drive to Auckland CBD.

Weekly Rate between $1200 and $1600 depending on length of stay, time of year and number of guests.

Ground Floor Level: Single Carport.

Second Floor Level: Open plan lounge; Dining (Brick Courtyard Off); Full Kitchen; Utility Area; Study Area; Bedroom 1; Bedroom 2 / Second Lounge; Bathroom.

For 8 guests we open up an additional level of the house (level 1) to provide another large bedroom and additional family bathroom with separate toilet.

Situated in 3000m2 of common landscaped gardens that lead on to Mount Hobson Domain (reserve) with extensive views.

Rate includes unlimited WiFi, power and water

Wonderful views from lounge and bedrooms. Centrally located in landscaped grounds, close to public transport and easy access to Auckland CBD. One minute from Market Road exit from main North / South Motorway.

Size Sleeps up to 8, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Mission Bay 5 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 200 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Auckland 16 km, Nearest railway: Remuera 250 m
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access
General Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture 2 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 8
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden
Access Secure parking

The Auckland Region

Auckland

Remuera is one of Auckland's oldest suburbs and contains many character houses, beautiful leafy streets and fascinating history.

Remu-wera was the former name of Mount Hobson and literally translates to "burnt edge of kilt"

Built in 1907, the Remuera Train Station on Market Road is the oldest surviving train station in Auckland, and the best preserved.

If you'd like to learn more about Remuera's history go to aucklandcouncil.govt.nz and select "Heritage" under the "News, events and culture" tab. In the right-hand column of the page you will find the "Remuera Heritage Walk" PDF. Or drop into the Remuera Library for a copy.

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30 Sep 2014

4/5

"Great house and great location, but a little full on."

Great place, tidy and amazing views!
We were a little taken back by some of the rules on our arrival, things we would be charged for etc, but fair enough they want their property taken care of, was just a little unexpected on arrival.
A note about the mattresses - I had a great sleep in the main bedroom, but others who were on fold out couches and in other rooms said they had terrible sleeps and complained of sore backs.
The clean up expectations upon leaving were quite unrealistic when we were there for a 3 day stay, including dusting all surfaces including skirting boards, washing showers, wiping doors, windows and window frames...to name a few, when we had to leave by 10am. I don't mind tidying up and making sure the house is clean, but the list was very long!
Other than that, we had a great stay, had no dramas, John was very helpful and the house is amazing. Very close to some great restaurants too!

22 Sep 2014

4/5

"Beautiful panoramic views and gardens."

A warm welcome from John and Mali - with scenic views from every window at Mount Hobson House. The property itself was very spacious, homely and comfortable with every amenity available to us. The walk around the property grounds and gardens was amazing !with its wild and tropical plants. If you feel energetic - then to take a walk to the top of the moutain, or to catch the sunrise / sunset with breathtaking views !

Very good location with walking distance to local transport and rail station.

As John and Mali were just moments away, one could feel safe and secure.

It was a very exciting and adventurous vacation.

Many thanks and kindest regards x

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Calendar last updated:27 Jan 2015

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