HomeBedroom with Queen bed

Private room

2 Guests

1 Bedroom

1 Bed

Private room

2 Guests

1 Bedroom

1 Bed

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About this listing

We offer a private double room with a comfortable queen bed and your own bathroom. We are on a small-holding overlooking Tauranga where we're trying to be as self-sufficient as possible. We enjoy hosting and welcome you to join us.

The space

We have a very relaxed and peaceful home so if you'd like tranquility and quiet this is the place for you. We have hosted people from all over the world and enjoy it immensely.

The queen sized bed has a pocket-sprung mattress which is very comfortable. The room comes with its own bathroom and separate toilet. The bath is double ended so ideal for a shared bubble bath. Another option is outdoor 'bubbles with bubbles' - with your favorite sparkling beverage in the outdoor hot tub where the view over the city is superb.

We have a home gym you are welcome to use which includes a treadmill, cross trainer and bench with weights. There is also a rowing machine. Enjoy the view to the coast while working out.

Guest access

You are welcome to walk over our land and visit any of the animals you wish. If this is something that interests you please just ask. You are also welcome to use the common areas of our home.

If you have an interest in old Land Rovers Mike would happily give you a tour of his burgeoning collection.

Interaction with guests

We are happy to assist you with activities you may wish to do in the area. We are also happy to be completely 'hands off'. Jennifer is a member of a local walking group so can also point you in the direction of interesting and picturesque walks.

Other things to note

We enjoy good conversation but are equally happy if you prefer privacy.

In the room I also provide a travel hairdryer and straightener and alarm clock. Anything else you need, please just ask.

The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1 (Private bathroom)
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Pet Owner: Cat(s) and other pet(s)
Room type: Private room


Extra people: No Charge
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House Rules
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
May not be safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)

You are welcome to use our wireless broadband however we have a limited amount of data usage each month and ask that you do not livestream video content or anything else that requires large amounts of data.

Our animals and specifically our two cats are very important to us so please accept they are part of this household. The cats are free ranging but are kept indoors at night.



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Safety features
Smoke detector
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher

1 night minimum stay

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67 Reviews

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Kerri User Profile
March 2017
Jen and Mike are wonderful hosts! Their place couldn't be more pleasant with an outstanding view over rolling hills and the night sky, the hot tub, a very comfortable room and full private bathroom. Great conversation, a tour of their land and animals and the Land Rover collection made it extra interesting! I highly recommend a stay here! Stay more than a night if you can!

Widya User Profile
March 2017
We really enjoyed our staying at Jen & Mike's house. The house is located not too far away from the main road. The view is stunning and we got to see their sheep, ram & cows. The bedroom is huge and the bed is extremely comfortable. The bathroom is huge as well, it has a very nice size of bath tub, and it has a variety of amenities that you can choose from. Jen prepared a wonderful healthy breakfast. We also had the opportunity to have some home cooked dinner with them. Thanks Jen & Mike for allowing us to stay at house. You both have a lovely house and this is why I am recommending your place to everyone that is planning to visit NZ.

Cristina User Profile
February 2017
A true kiwi experience! We stayed at Jen and Mike's on the weekend and had a really good time, they are lovely guests, have a lot of cool stories to tell and will be interested to hear yours too! Their place is quite rural and is the perfect escape from the city life! Views are outstanding, they cook beautiful fresh food from their garden and the place is spotless. The only downside to it is the distance to Tauranga and the Mount, but the views will make up for it!

Sophie User Profile
January 2017
This place is so peaceful, I could sit and stare at the view forever!

Silvia User Profile
November 2016
Jen and Mike are very hospitable and welcoming. They are terrific hosts who genuinely want to get to know and take care of their guests. Their home is clean, modern, and immaculately kept. The bed is on the softer side of comfortable with plenty of extra blankets. The washroom is very clean and modern. And the view from their living and dining area is spectacular. My sister and I were provided a home-cooked meal made from ingredients from Jen's own garden and farm. She ensured we were warm and fed =)

Averil User Profile
October 2016
A lovely first experience Airbnb'ing! Jen and Mike were so welcoming and hospitable. The setting is lovely and peaceful while not that far from Mt Maunganui, and we thoroughly enjoyed our evening and morning chats, the much-needed spa, and our tours of the animals, vege garden and Land Rovers. The bed was nice and comfortable, the bathroom pristine, and that fig and macadamia jam at breakfast was to die for! Would definitely recommend Jen and Mike's place to overseas visitors looking for a great Kiwi experience, or Kiwis needing a peaceful retreat.

Matt User Profile
September 2016
We had a great time staying at Jen and Mike's home. They are excellent hosts, and provided us with great tips for local places of interest a little off the typical tourist track. We enjoyed a very nice supper with Jen and Mike and had great conversation as well.

Tauranga, New Zealand · Joined in May 2014
Jen And Mike User Profile

Jen does most of the day to day work on the property and in the house. She also has a part-time job and is a volunteer for a community organization. Mike works full-time locally.

We live a simple peaceful life where we try not to be too consumer driven but have all the mod-cons we consider necessary to live the way we do. We are daily grateful for what we have and are happy to share it with anyone who wishes to stay with us.

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