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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.

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


Extra people: No Charge
Cancellation: Flexible


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 feel very fortunate to live where we do. We have hosted people from all over the world and enjoy it immensely.

The queen sized bed is very comfortable and, for the winter, includes two feather duvets and an electric blanket so you will be toasty warm.

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.

I 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.

The Neighborhood

Tauranga is a growing city and it is exciting to be a part of it. Mount Maunganui is the crowning jewel and worth a visit, either to climb to the top or just chill out on the pristine white sandy beach. Also worth visiting is nearby McLaren Falls Park where you can view glow worms after dark.

Getting Around

Please note we live in the countryside and this means you need to drive out of the city to get to us. We are 8km from the nearest shop (which is why it's so peaceful out here, no streetlights, no traffic sounds :) )

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.

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House Rules

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 mainly outdoors and in the common areas and are usually kept out of the bedroom wing at night.

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Safety Features
Smoke Detector
First Aid Kit
Fire Extinguisher

1 night minimum stay
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About the Host, Jen And Mike

Tauranga, New Zealand
Member since May 2014


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