Private room
2 Guests
1 Bed
Per Night
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Large double wardobe & shelving on left

Large double wardobe & shelving on left

The Space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1.5
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Pet Owner: Dog(s) and Cat(s)
Room type: Private room


Extra people: $10 / night after the first guest
Weekly discount: 13%
Cancellation: Flexible


The Space

Our home is a beautiful classic bungalow in a quiet leafy street in historic Remuera, yet very close to the city, train/buses,beaches and beautiful bush walk around the Orakei sea basin. It is warm & sunny with heat pumps for year round temperature control. Offstreet parking with automatic gate is available.
The room is very spacious and has a comfortable queen size bed, large built in wardrobe, desk & private lounge area so you can relax in your own space & enjoy the afternoon sun & elevated views. Catch up on messaging, work commitments with free fast fibre optic wifi.
You have your own fridge in your room & tea & coffee making facilities for when you just want to keep to yourself.
Shared bathroom with bath & shower, and separate toilet. Linen/Towels & body wash provided.
Modern kitchen for your use, by arrangement, other than breakfast. Help yourself to tea, coffee, fruit juice, and breakfast (Eggs, toast, cereals, porridge). Dinner with us by arrangement.
You are welcome to share the main lounge with large LED TV (sky) and sound system. We also have a separate lounge, which includes a TV & home gym, with weights, cross trainer & stationary bike, all of which you are welcome to use. Use of laundry facilities.
Relax outside in the sheltered courtyard, with BBQ available for your use, or enjoy a quiet drink on the front deck & watch the sun set over the trees & city.
The outdoor spa (Jacuzzi) is a great place to relax & enjoy the sparkling night sky.
We share our home with 3 friendly 4 legged family members. Monty, the Jack Russell Terrier & Misty & Simba- Burmese cats. So, if you like animals, you'll feel right at home.
There are many beautiful walks, including the Orakei basin walkway, which is a lovely track around the Orakei Basin through bush & reserve & along a boardwalk.
Very centrally located with easy access to CBD, beautiful Mission Bay & beaches (10 minute drive), parks, shopping centres, bars, restaurants, cafes......
Picturesque 15 minute stroll to train station (or a 3 min drive to the station's free carpark) which is only 1 stop from Auckland City's Britomart Station, or head south 4 train stops (or a 15 minute drive) to Sylvia Park, NZs biggest shopping centre. Several bus routes close by servicing Mid Town and Downtown City, the very fashionable Newmarket, beautiful Mission Bay and beaches, with one stop 100m walk from home.
Less than 2 minutes walk to delightful local shops, including the lovely Maple Room restaurant & bar, Benson Rd Deli/cafe/restaurant, dairy, bakery, hairdresser, beauty therapist, gift shops, florist. A 10 minute walk takes you to Remuera Village, with a great friendly local pub, and more restaurants/takeaways, a wine shop, and array of other retail stores.
We are a friendly, social, professional couple with five young adult children, all of whom are now scattered around NZ & the world.
We love travelling and meeting new people, and we enjoy helping others experience and see the very best that New Zealand and Auckland has to offer and are happy to provide whatever hints and guidance you would like.
We look forward to welcoming you into our home.

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House Rules

Ours is a non smoking home.
Free fibre optic WIFI provided - please be respectful of usage.
Please be tidy; dishes into the dishwasher and tidy up so the house remains comfortable for all.

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Safety Features
Smoke Detector
First Aid Kit
Fire Extinguisher
Lock on Bedroom Door

1 night minimum stay
Work desk in sunroom- you can use the free wifi to keep in touch with family & friends

Work desk in sunroom- you can use the free wifi to keep in touch with family & friends

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About the Host, Carolyn

Auckland, New Zealand
Member since May 2013


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