About this listing
Beautiful Beachfront apartment. Views! Beachfront bedroom & ensuite, living area, small kitchen + sunroom. Walk directly out to the beach. Relax in the king bed & watch the sunrise over the sea. Aircon & insect screens. WiFi , SKY, bikes. Beach side spa under the stars(winter). Patio & beach picnic area. Laundry.
Suit 2-4 guests (sofa bed in living area, or see our other listing if you want another private room).
Attached to our house with own entrance.
15 mins to Picton/Blenheim/wineries.
Sea views from every room. "The Beach House" Apartment Rarangi, Marlborough is the perfect beach front studio for relaxed and laid back guests wanting their own tranquil space for a relaxing private or romantic retreat. Unlimited Wifi.
Suits 2 guests & 2 children (sofa bed in living area). We have another listing for our main house if you require more space.
Beach front spa pool (winter only).
No charge for children under 2 years.
Relaxed, friendly & informal, the apartment is attached to our home, with it's own entrance and is fully self contained. Fully fenced back section.
Beautiful views over Cloudy Bay & to the North Island, beachfront living/dining with kitchenette & small sunroom with built in seating, beachfront bedroom with ensuite and large sliding glass door opening onto the beach. Your own beach front patio for outdoor dining plus a lovely sunny private garden outdoor patio to the rear which is fully fenced.
SKY TV incl sports. Speaker for music (mobile/ipod or tablet compatible).
Awesome window seat area overlooking the ocean, great to chill out and read a book. Featuring local art & decorated in a tasteful & comfortable beach style where sand on your feet doesn't matter!
Fabulously comfortable king bed with fresh quality linen, towels, facecloths, bathrobes, luggage rack, wardrobe and home made body lotion. Tea/plunger coffee/sugar, milk, herbs, lemons & cooking oil provided & you are welcome to raid our pantry for other items.
Heat pump for warmth in winter and cooling in summer.
Access to the laundry, great outdoor areas, BBQ, Spa (winter) etc
Kitchen is suitable for light meals. Includes a 2 burner hotplate, small oven, microwave, slow/rice cooker, toaster, electric jug, fridge. BBQ outside.
Breakfast is not supplied.
Rarangi Beach is fantastic for star gazing on a clear night with no light pollution. From the spa pool (winter only) even better!
The Beach House Apartment is part of a large 70's style beach front home with fabulous views.
It features many interesting local art works both in the house and around the grounds.
20 mins drive to Picton, 15 mins drive to Blenheim and over 20 wineries with Cellar doors, cafes and restaurants, supermarkets. No shops at Rarangi. Good idea to buy your groceries in town before you arrive.
Large variety of organic herbs, lemons, seasonal fruit & vegetables, eggs from our chickens, local olive oil, preserves plus our pantry available for your use.
Unlimited Free Wi-Fi, bikes, kayaks, tennis rackets (courts 5 min walk) Spa pool.
Great walking tracks both on the driftwood strewn beach to Monkey Bay and over to Whites Bay.
The Beach House Rarangi is perfect for wedding accommodation and can sleep 13+ people-please inquire.
Kids-toys, rocking horse, dolls house & books etc highchair & porta cot if needed-please ask for any of these items.
The Beach House Apartment is the perfect retreat for one night or extended stays. Enjoy day trips to Picton & Marlborough Sounds, Kaikoura (currently not accessible), Nelson or Wellington with the convenience of not having to pack up each day.
Queen Charlotte Sound is the gem of Marlborough-not to be missed!
Direct access from the apartment bedroom onto the beach.
Spa pool(heated in winter only).
Free laundry facilities (laundry powder, washing machine and dryer (only if wet weather) or line).
Off street car parking and locked garage parking available for motorbikes if requested.
Private cellar door tours may be available, please ask in advance.
Kayaks & wet suits for use at the beach (calm days only), Marlborough Sounds or Wairau Lagoon/river for bird watching are free to use, trailer available.
Quality mountain bikes, Spa pool & BBQ free for your use.
Golf clubs available on pre-ordered request.
Hammock and pod chairs for relaxing in and plenty of books to read & take with you.
The Beach House is your home away from home.
Interaction with guests
The Beach House Rarangi Beach is our home.
We are very relaxed and informal.
We both work full time, so if arriving when we are not home will arrange for a key for you.
We have a friendly short haired dog so prefer animal lovers as guests.
Other things to note
Bring your own breakfast and food as there are no shops here.
Swimming in the sea here is OK on a calm day if you are a reasonable swimmer-but it is cold. We offer 2 sea kayaks to experienced kayakers for use off the beach, or they can be used in the Marlborough Sounds, local rivers/lagoons nearby for bird watching or take into town and kayak gently down the scenic Opawa river in town (trailer available).
Mountain bike parks at Wither Hills in Blenheim or Victoria Park in Picton or at certain times of the year you can bike the Queen Charlotte Track. (2 bikes available).
Arrival time needs to be arranged as we work full time.
You can smoke outside.
Pets by arrangement please.
Events/party by arrangement please.
We have no cleaning fee so please leave kitchenette clean & tidy with dishes washed etc Please refrain from cooking highly spiced food that leaves smells. There is an element on the BBQ you can use for this in need.
Please turn all lights and heating off on departure.
Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund plus service fees back.
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It's all about you, our guests. We love being able to offer affordable, quality accommodation so you can stay more than a night to enjoy the wonderful Marlborough region!
Our aim is to provide you a comfortable, restful sleep and a peaceful relaxing place to re-charge-no golden sand here-just a cool place to experience!
We've lived/holidayed in Marlborough/Nelson for over 40 years and have a passion for this area & our special local spots.
We enjoy fishing, diving and water skiing in the beautiful Marlborough Sounds. We also love travel, wine, food & cooking, music, gardening, reading & hanging out on the beach with our friendly dog.
We enjoy sharing our place with our children, grandchildren, family & friends-come & join us!