Our Featured Properties are just a small selection of the various stunning houses that we have available on Waiheke Island. From an intimate getaway at The Sanctuary, to a home perfect for a family holiday at Bella Seven, our Feature Properties offer a variety of possibilities for our guests.
Villa Blanc, Palm Beach
The moment you set foot in Villa Blanc you will see the gorgeous views to Palm Beach and your holiday can begin. Perfect for a family two couples as the singles can be joined to make a 2 double bed that can be made into the super king and the other bed is a king. Magnificent luxurious furnishings, light and airy feel to enhance your stay & make you feel very spoilt. The spacious and sunny balcony, great for entertaining and relaxing. Great restaurant and bar on site Fantastic location in Palm Beach.
Being part of Waiheke Resort, this Villa has access to a restaurant that is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and is a short 5-minute stroll to Palm Beach itself. The lovely large deck is where you will spend most of the day taking in the gorgeous views and all day sun. There is a bus stop directly across the road from the resort and local shops include a dairy and fish and chip shop.
Villa Blanc is on 1 level and has fabulous easy access with no stairs and includes off street parking. The convenience of a fully equipped kitchen means you can experience the best of Waiheke, whether you choose to venture out or dine in. It comes with a 4 burner electric stove top, oven, microwave, dishwasher and bar fridge. The living room is the hub of the home and comes complete with a reverse cycle heat pump, flat screen TV, stereo and more of those beautiful views. Washing machine and dryers are available for guests in the resort. There is plenty of drying space available on that lovely large deck for beach towels, swimmers, boogie boards etc.
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The Sanctuary, Church Bay
Located in the islands most exclusive suburb of Church Bay, only five minutes drive to the main hub of the island, Oneroa Village, this beautifully designed villa is perfect for an extended family or group. With a total floor plan of 230 square meters, this home offers the ultimate in space, style and location to ensure that guests have a truly one off experience in New Zealand’s award winning island wonderland. Bring your boat and tie up to one of the rent-able Mermaid Marine moorings available directly in front of the property and leave your dinghy on the private beach. Two of the islands most popular vineyards Mudbrick and Cable Bay, are located on the same road just minutes away.
Filled with beautiful original fittings from old properties previously located all around New Zealand, this one off property celebrates everything that is great about yesteryear while embracing today by including items like bose sound systems, a wonderful 900mm oven with an induction cooktop and flat screen television.
All four bedrooms are located on the top floor. Each room opens out onto the verandah and to more views. The stunning light filled master bedroom with its glorious views will have you wondering if you need ever leave the room.Beautiful gardens, a wonderful large grass area for children to play on, and a track directly to the beach below, and many wonderful walking options from 15 minutes to all day, will make this the property that you will want to come back to year after year.
Perfect for corporate or private events, this property is also available as a small conference venue – see our ‘Venue’s page for more information.
All linen is included.
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Kanuka Hill, Ostend
Dine alfresco or sip a wine from the comfort of the bean bags on the much-loved deck. The well appointed open plan kitchen flows into the light filled living room and then out through the large glass sliding doors to the view. The bedrooms are located at opposite ends of the house with their own bathrooms and glass sliding doors that provide access directly on to that wonderful deck.
Centrally located to two of the islands most beautiful beaches – Onetangi and Palm Beach, you are spoiled for choice as to where to while away your days. Te Whau, Frenchman’s Hill, The Batch, Te Motu, Stoneyridge and the islands new flagship vineyard – Tantalus, will provide you with many local dining options and award-winning wine. Our wonderful Countdown Supermarket is only a five minute drive or bus ride.
With plenty of area for the kids to run around and explore in, and private tracks accessible from within the property, there is plenty to see and do even before leaving the driveway. Stay tuned for the opening of the second 1 bedroom 1 bathroom villa in 2017.
With plenty of off street parking, right next to your lovely accommodation and with room for your boat on the level pad directly beneath the house, your holiday will start the right way. For those that enjoy working out, you are literally a stone’s throw to the local gym – ‘Waiheke Workout’.
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Atahu Cottage, Omiha
Set over 2 levels with plenty of off street parking for yourselves and any visitors, this stunning one bedroom, one bathroom home gives you all the living space of a 3 bedroom home but is custom made for couples. A stunning light filled vaulted living area that offers you all sorts of options for relaxation, flows off the well stocked kitchen that could inspire any chef. A wonderful open fire to curl up in front of over winter evenings is the centrepiece and with Netflix available, your cosy evenings in are complete. In summer, open the bi-fold windows to the lush bush view while stretching out on the window seat to soak in the ambiance of the surrounding area – quality time for two awaits.
A beautifully renovated bathroom, complete with separate shower and lovely large welcoming bath are also located on this floor. The master bedroom retreat complete with its own fabulous lounge area that overlooks the main living area below. Sitting in what feels like a glass tree house, one may find the artist is inspired to paint or the writer flows with creative expression.
Atahu Cottage is not suitable for toddlers, however it is baby friendly and portacots can be rented on the island through Waiheke Nannies to save transporting them.
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Putiki Palms, Ostend
Best Holiday Accommodation in town, Take your partner, family or a few close friends to this beautiful, private waterfront home. With its 3 bedrooms, two living areas and two bathrooms, it is the perfect place to leave the stress of the ‘big smoke’ behind. Loaded with style and charm, matched only by the spectacular views of Anzac Bay, this light filled home will delight you.
With your choice of two stunning outdoor living options that take in bush and bay views, and all day sun, you will struggle to tear yourself away to take in the other sights of the island, but if you do you can access the beach right in front of the property via a private walkway directly across from the house.
A short walk, drive or bus ride will put you in the busy hub of Ostend with its shops, cafes, Italian bakery, the Saturday Market and our main supermarket for the island – Countdown.
Putiki Palms is on 2 levels with the two queen bedrooms, and main bathroom on the upstairs level that flows through to the open plan kitchen, dining and lounge area. The kitchen is extremely well appointed, with more than you will need to whip up a gourmet meal. The living room is the hub of the home and comes complete with a reverse cycle heat pump for those lovely cooler evenings and more of those beautiful views.
The second living area downstairs has the third queen bedroom and bathroom and also offers a kitchenette and refrigerator. From here you can also access the separate laundry with washing machine and dryer.
The Wharf Road boat ramp is only 100 metres away and Kennedy Point car ferry is a five-minute drive. There is a gas station in the next street with the local dairy, which makes fresh sushi daily. There is ample parking for guests, and vineyards such as Goldie, Kennedy Point, Stonyridge, Te Motu and our new flagship vineyard – Tantalus are all close by.
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Heartsong Cottage, Rocky Bay
With careful attention to detail using recycled kauri floors, original sash windows, antique light fittings and furniture chosen with love, Heartsong cottage is the ideal choice for that romantic weekend away. Relax with a glass of wine in front of the fire or soak in the private outdoor bath.
The beautiful spacious en-suite has a large tiled shower, bidet and quality European fittings and comes complete with a hairdryer and heated towel rail. The large light filled bedroom, with its super-king bed ensures your utmost comfort and has more of those beautiful views of the sea.
The kitchen is fully equipped with a gas stove top, oven, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher and the cosy but spacious living room with its wonderful wood heater also has a flatscreen television, CD and DVD player are all here for your entertaining pleasure, plus free Wifi.
Your stay at Heartsong Cottage will be relaxing in every way and with direct access from the property down to beautiful Rocky Bay, and with fabulous vineyards, restaurants and a great local bakery only 5 minutes drive away, you will have your every need met, whilst maintaining your privacy and sense of serenity. Off street parking is available and the property is dog friendly (all pets must be pre-approved prior to staying).
Heartsong Cottage is not suitable for toddlers, however it is baby friendly and a portacot is available at the property.
PLEASE NOTE: An exit cleaning fee of $75 applies to each stay. All linen and towels are supplied. Minimum stays: 7 nights between mid December and mid January, 3 nights holiday weekends and 2 nights all other times.
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