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Bay of Islands Beachfront - Tapeka del Mar

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4 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 13
Russell, Bay of Islands, Northland Region, North Island
Better than beach front. The beach house in ON the beach at the gateway to New Zealand's famous Bay of Islands. Four bedrooms and two bathrooms sleep 2-13 guests.

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. 5 Kayaks and a dinghy or swim to the diving pontoon in front. Located on Tapeka Point beach - just two minutes from historic Russell village with island boat trips, attractions, shops, vineyard, restaurants and nearby world class golf.

The outdoor living and entertaining area is superb with a large furnished deck with loungers and a BBQ grill. A covered verandah surrounds the house with direct access from bedrooms and living area - all just a few steps from the secluded beach.

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Listing #FKN4305807
About the Owner
Clive R
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:September 2009
Interaction with guests
The owner personally communicates with each guest. A local agent will greet you at the house, explain the facilities and be on call. Other than that we leave you in peace and respect your privacy. Guests enjoy exclusive use of the beach house and all facilities
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Reviewed 23 May 2018

We are a family from Australia, elderly mother and four adult children, holidaying together for the first time in 44 years. The house is spacious and light. The owner has thought of everything to make it comfortable and easy. John walked across the lawn to...More

Thank Philippa C
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

I had family visiting from the UK so wanted to take them to Russell, we saw the pictures of this Bach online, and it had everything we needed for 7 people. The place is amazing, views were outstanding. My only negative would be that for...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Great house for a family. Our grandchildren particularly enjoyed having their own room away from the adults. The house was very well equipped. The beds were comfortable. Being so close to the beach was great and swimming and jumping off the pontoon was enjoyed by...More

Thank rhorse2018
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Boat Available
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (13)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Game Room
  • Garage
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(2)
  • King Beds:(2)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Playground
  • Porch
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(5)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Swingset
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Trampoline
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Rates based on the maximum number of guests staying overnight during the stay. King master bedroom available only for 1-2 booked guests, Bedroom 2 with queen and single included...
    2 Full baths
    2 Kings
    5 Twins
    2 Kings
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

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  • Post stay cleaning fee: AU$174 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Rates are based on the maximum number of guests staying and apply to the booked duration. Min 2 paid guests per bedroom when booked for less than 7 guests. Quoted rate includes up to 6 guests (max 13), linen, consumables, free Internet, cleaning every 6 nights, exclusive use of the beach house and all facilities.
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About the neighbourhood
Tapeka is a small community of mainly holiday homes and retirees on a peninsular with water either side. This is a private location with no passing traffic noise as the road ends at Tapeka. The area is very secure and safe for children to wander nearby. Russell township is just a 2 minute drive or 20 minute walk. Close to facilities but quiet and isolated from noise and people. The sandy Tapeka Beach is right in front or 100m down the road is Rocky Beach, a stony beach looking out to the islands with access to fishing rocks around Tapeka Point and a coastline to explore.
Getting around
A car is recommended. Passenger ferries operate from Russell wharf to Paihia. There are superb walking tracks and bike hire in Russell. Tapeka del Mar is ideally situated as a base to explore Northland's many other attractions
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Bay of Islands: 48.0 km
Ferry: Russell: 2.0 km
The Bay of Islands is 240km / 3 hours drive north of Auckland or by shuttle or car rental from Bay of Islands airport, Kerikeri. Detailed directions are provided
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.0 km.
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