Bay of Islands Beachfront
House | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 13
Absolute beach front luxury beach house at the gateway to New Zealand's famous Bay of Islands. Four bedrooms and two bathrooms sleep 2-13 guests. All linen and towels supplied ready to walk in and enjoy.
Tapeka Del Mar has unobstructed beach and bay views with an endless procession of passing boats and romantic sunsets. Direct access to a sandy all tide swimming beach with no road or dunes to cross. Located on Tapeka Point beach - just two minutes from historic Russell village with island boat tours, attractions, shops, vineyard, restaurants and nearby world class golf. Three Kayaks and a dinghy or swim to the diving pontoon in front.
The outdoor living and entertaining area is superb with a large furnished deck with BBQ. A covered verandah surrounds the house with direct access from bedrooms and living area – all just a few steps from the beach. Guests enjoy exclusive use of the beach house and all facilities. No facilities are shared with other guests or on site managers.
The Master bedroom is on a secluded wing of the house with king size bed, heated ensuite bathroom, LCD TV and sea views. The second bedroom has a queen and single with sea views. The third bedroom has a queen and single bed with garden views. Directly behind the house at the same level is a large fourth bedroom / games room. This contains a king bed and three singles, two of which can be placed together to create another double. This room is popular with children and families. Two portable cots, high chair, bath, swing and stroller are available for infants.
The inside living area has high ceilings, comfy leather sofas and a nautical theme with a Cape Cod feel. Unobstructed sea and beach views extend through floor level ranch sliders to the deck. Lots of books, magazines, board games, DVD library and extensive music library.
Fully equipped granite kitchen includes an ice maker, Nespresso machine, dish drawer dishwashers, thermo bake oven, gas hobs, microwave, bodums, serving dishes etc. Laundry with auto washer and dryer.
Entertainment includes an Onkyo/Bose home theatre, HDTV, Sky, Blu-ray/DVD player, AppleTV, iPod dock and outdoor deck speakers. A stereo, TV and DVD player is provided in the large rear bedroom. Telephone and free high speed wireless Internet access.
The mature grounds have ample off street parking and boat trailer turning with a good all tide boat ramp, ski lane and deep water mooring for guest use. Filleting station for the day's catch and bait freezer. Tapeka is the closest launching point to the Bay and renowned fishing location.
TripAdvisor.com Best Russell Vacation Rental and Excellence awards. Qualmark New Zealand rated with Enviro sustainable tourism award.
This is the ultimate “Kiwi beach house” holiday home experience and the perfect home away from home to explore the Islands and the many attractions of the Northland region. Only three hours drive from Auckland.
|Size||Sleeps up to 13, 4 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bay of Islands 40 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player, Boat available, Sea view|
|General||TV, CD player, Telephone, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (5), Double beds (4), Cots (2), Dining seats for 14, Lounge seats for 10|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Swing set, Trampoline|
The North Island region
The Bay of Islands is world famous for its 144 Islands, marine life, historic places and unspoilt scenery. From relaxing, golf, fishing, walking, historic places - the area has it all and is the perfect base to explore the Northland region
Bay of Islands
Tapeka is a small beach community just two minutes from historic Russell village. Russell is a departure point for boat trips and has supermarkets, shops and restaurants
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