Absolute beach front luxury home on Tapeka Point Beach at the gateway to New Zealand’s famous Bay of Islands. Four bedrooms and two bathrooms sleep up to 13 guests. Guests have exclusive use of property and all facilities.
Unobstructed beach and bay views with an endless procession of passing boats and romantic sunsets. Direct access to a safe, sandy all tide swimming beach with no roads or dunes to cross. Tapeka is just two minutes from historic Russell with island boat tours, attractions, shops, vineyard, bars, restaurants and nearby world class golf courses. Only three hours drive from Auckland via the Opua car ferry.
The outdoor living and entertaining area is superb with a large deck surrounded by seating with a table, umbrella, loungers, Cape Cod chairs and BBQ. A covered verandah surrounds the house with direct access from bedrooms and living area. Three kayaks and a dinghy are available or swim to the diving pontoon in front.
All linen and towels are supplied with beds made prior to arrival. The Master is on a secluded wing of the house with king size bed, ensuite bathroom, LCD TV and sea views. The second bedroom has a queen and single with sea views. The third bedroom has a king 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 family units. Two portacots, high chair, bath and stroller are available for infants.
The mature private 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. Fish filleting station for the days catch, beer fridge and bait freezer. Tapeka is the closest launching point to the Bay and renowned fishing location.
The large section is ideal for children with a creek that they can dam or catch an eel. Fully equipped granite kitchen includes an ice maker, dishwasher, thermo bake oven, gas hobs, microwave, 4 slice toaster, bodums, utensils, serving dishes etc. Fully equipped laundry with an auto washer and dryer.
Entertainment includes a Bose home theatre, LCD TV, Sky satellite channels, DVD, 6 stack CD player, iPod dock and outdoor deck speakers. A stereo with CD and MP3 inputs, DVD and TV is also provided in the large rear bedroom. Connected telephone with cordless handset and free high speed broadband Internet access with WiFi ready for laptops.
The inside living area has high ceilings, comfy leather sofas and a nautical theme with a Cape Cod feel. Panoramic sea and beach views extend through floor level windows and ranch sliders to the deck.
This is the ultimate Kiwi beach Bach holiday rental experience and a perfect base to explore Northland