Large double wardobe & shelving on leftWork desk in sunroom- you can use the free wifi to keep in touch with family & friends
Spacious Quiet Central Comfort BnB

Private room

2 guests

1 bedroom

1 bed
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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.
Location
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.
Hosts
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.


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

Amenities
Internet
Free parking on premises
Hot tub
Gym

Prices
Extra people $11 / night after the first guest
Weekly Discount: 13%
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House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events

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.

You must also acknowledge
Must climb stairs
Pet(s) live on property
Some spaces are shared

Cancellations

Safety features
Smoke detector
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher
Lock on bedroom door

Availability
2 nights minimum stay

71 Reviews

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Denali User Profile
July 2017
Could not have asked for a better stay - my time in Auckland would have been drastically different without Carolyn and Glenn's hospitality and generosity. They are warm and welcoming hosts who go above and beyond for their guests, and this is in addition to their great home in a great location.

Lauryn User Profile
April 2017
This is the first time we have used AirBnb and have made the move to a new country. Carolyn and Glen...if we could score a 100 out of 5 we would. Room is beautiful, clean, has lots of cupboard space and private. Home is in an excellent location and you are made to feel at home (pets included!). You have both gone above and beyond as hosts, always giving advise, support and assistance where you can. You feel like our Kiwi-family!! We are so grateful to have met you both! We would recommend your home to anyone visiting - it won't get better than this!

We have been to Carolyn&Glenn for two days but we could have spent a month with them easily. They are really kind and lovely people and great hosts! The room is super confortable. You will feel like home for sure. If you like animals, prepare to make new friends. Carolyn&Glenn's dog and cat are super cute and they will be your buddies while in the house. We feel glad for meeting this amazing couple and we will never forget them and that experience.

Gerald User Profile
March 2017
Carolyn and Glenn extended us a very warm welcome to their home and made us feel very much at home. Both were very helpful getting around Auckland and to the show at Mt Smart, and we very soon felt as if we had known them forever. Beautiful large room and great facilities in kitchen and outdoor living etc. Will come back again. Gerald and Joy

Betsy User Profile
March 2017
My husband and I had the best Airbnb experience staying at Carolyn's! We felt like we were at home. They are fabulous hosts and so welcoming! We loved hanging out with their wonderful family and the animals! The bedroom is very spacious and super clean and the house is in a great location. We didn't want to leave at the end of our stay! We can't wait to go back!!

Julien User Profile
February 2017
We are so happy to have spend our time in this lovely house, everything is nice: the place, the bedroom, their animals.. If you are looking for a sweet home and friendly host, it's a right place !! Thank you again for this time.

Cherie User Profile
December 2016
Lovely warm welcome.Plus did Apreciate Carolyn letting my car be inside there gates..plus drive myself and granddaughters to my daughters home in Remuera so I didnt have to book a (URL HIDDEN) kind.

Auckland, New ZealandJoined in May 2013
Carolyn User ProfileCarolyn is a superhost.

I am married to Glenn. We are a friendly, social, professional couple with five young adult children, all of whom are now scattered around NZ & the world. We often have them home to visit.
We are active & enjoy a range of sports & activities, including skiing, cycling, walking/tramping & socialising! We enjoy good food & wine, going to shows & really like music.
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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