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The Matchbox: tiny house experience

Tiny house hosted by Glen & Jon
2 guests1 bedroom1 bed1 bath
Entire home
You’ll have the tiny house to yourself.
Self check-in
Check yourself in with the lockbox.
Clean and tidy
10 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
Nat & Zar is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
***Access to the matchbox is contactless and we are following Covid-19 regulations. We live in a separate tiny home on the property, but you won't need to have contact with us. Hand sanitiser is provided.***

The matchbox gives you the chance to check out tiny house living in a great location. It is a quirky, self-contained space on a view-filled plot a short walk from central New Plymouth. At 18sq m, it has a comfy queen bed, full bathroom, and porch with kitchenette.

The space
A unique small space design- bedroom, bathroom, lounge and porch with kitchenette, all in 18m2.

The matchbox is designed for short stays, ideally set up for a couple i.e. there's one queen bed. If you have a different arrangement, please contact us prior to booking.

Guest access
There is a parking spot at the top of the drive, and then a walk down to the porch. Site landscaping is underway, so there's a mixture of paths and garden around!
***Access to the matchbox is contactless and we are following Covid-19 regulations. We live in a separate tiny home on the property, but you won't need to have contact with us. Hand sanitiser is provided.***

The matchbox gives you the chance to check out tiny house living in a great location. It is a quirky, self-contained space on a view-filled plot a short walk from central New Plymouth. At 18sq m, it ha…

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed

Amenities

Hangers
Fire extinguisher
Essentials
Wifi
Laptop-friendly workspace
Private entrance
Heating
First aid kit
Free parking on premises
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm

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4.84 out of 5 stars from 214 reviews
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Location

New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand

The matchbox is based on Nat & Zar's land in lower Vogeltown, New Plymouth. It's a quiet back-section, overlooking the Huatoki walkway and surrounded by native bush. The centre of town is a 15min walk, 7min bike ride, or 5min car ride away. That's where you'll find all the restaurants, museums, libraries, shops, and supermarkets.

We have a dairy selling basic supplies 5 mins walk away, or at the other end of Mill Road is the neighbourhood shops - dairy, fish n chips, hairdresser, Indian takeaway.

The beautiful Pukekura Park and Brooklands bowl are 15mins walk away.
The matchbox is based on Nat & Zar's land in lower Vogeltown, New Plymouth. It's a quiet back-section, overlooking the Huatoki walkway and surrounded by native bush. The centre of town is a 15min walk, 7min bi…

Hosted by Glen & Jon

Joined in June 2016
  • 16 Reviews
  • Identity verified
Jon and I are a couple from Taranaki. We love to explore and stay at interesting and quirky places. We are super tidy and respectful.
Co-hosts
  • Nat & Zar
During your stay
We are aiming to make your stay as self-sufficient as possible, by offering a house manual explaining how elements of the matchbox work e.g. the slide-out bed. There's also self-check in, so you can arrive anytime after 2pm (although always nice to have an idea). We have renters Kat & Chris on site in the other tiny house, who aim to give you privacy and let you make the space yours. We are always available by phone, and live 10mins away if any emergencies.
We are aiming to make your stay as self-sufficient as possible, by offering a house manual explaining how elements of the matchbox work e.g. the slide-out bed. There's also self-ch…
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    Things to know

    House rules
    Check-in: 2:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    Checkout: 11:00 AM
    Self check-in with lockbox
    Not suitable for children and infants
    No smoking
    No pets
    Safety & Property
    Carbon monoxide alarm not reported Learn more
    Smoke alarm
    Security Deposit - if you damage the home, you may be charged up to $109