Absolute beach front luxury beach house at the gateway to New Zealand's famous Bay of Islands. Four bedrooms and two bathrooms sleep up to 13 guests (quoted rate includes up to 4 guests).
Unobstructed sea 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. Three 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 tours, attractions, shops, vineyard, restaurants and nearby world class golf. Only three hours drive from Auckland.
The outdoor living and entertaining area is superb with a large furnished deck and BBQ. A covered verandah surrounds the house with direct access from bedrooms and living area.
Quality linen and towels supplied ready to walk in and enjoy. The Master bedroom is on a secluded wing with a king size bed, heated ensuite bathroom, 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 - popular with teens and families. Two portacots, high chair, bath, swing and stroller for infants.
Fully equipped granite kitchen with ice maker and dish drawer dishwashers. Laundry with washer and dryer.
Entertainment includes an Onkyo-Bose home theatre, HDTV, Sky, Blu-ray/DVD, Apple TV/Airplay, iPod dock and outdoor deck speakers. A stereo, DVD and TV is also provided in the large rear bedroom. Telephone and free high speed WiFi Internet access. Lots of books, board games, music and family DVD library.
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 and beach. Guests enjoy total privacy with exclusive use of the house, grounds, watercraft and all facilities.
The mature grounds have ample off street parking and boat trailer turning with an all tide boat ramp, ski lane and deep water mooring for guest use. Filleting station for the days catch, beer fridge and bait freezer. Tapeka is the closest launching point to the Bay and renowned fishing location.
TripAdvisor.com Best Russell Vacation Rental and 5 Star Excellence awards.