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 Waterfront with boat mooring - swim just below the house!
 Private, large north-facing decks and all day sun
 Just 5 mins drive to Oneroa Village & 3 mins Palm Beach
 Free Wifi - Air Conditioning - Fireplace

About This Property

This stunning, sunny and spacious split level holiday retreat provides a great place to stay on Waiheke ,It enjoys 180 degree sea views, is nestled amongst mature native trees, in a tranquil waterfront position overlooking Anzac Bay, Waiheke Island. A private bush track, leading from the house, takes you to a little-known, safe all-tide swimming beach.

The location feels remote, yet is so central to everything the island has to offer. It’s a surprisingly short stroll to the shops and cafes of Ostend village, where you’ll find the famous weekend markets. From here you could go on to the white sands of Palm Beach - just 2-3 minutes by car. A 5-6 minute drive will have you at Oneroa village and beach, or in the other direction at Onetangi for more great beachfront cafes. Ostend is the hub of the island’s bus service and you’ll find a stop to take you almost anywhere, just at the end of the road.

This house oozes style and character. The open plan living is very spacious and the grandstand views over the bay below are just magical. The house has undergone complete renovation in recent years, including a new custom-built Smeg kitchen and new bathroom and toilet. The lounge has 2 sets of sofas, providing 2 separate living spaces. Huge windows are everywhere to take advantage of the spectacular bush and bay's edge views - you feel as though you're hanging over the water! Bi-folding and French doors seamlessly connect living spaces with decks which enjoy all day sun. The bedroom, also with dramatic bush and sea views, is spacious and fresh – the enormous Pohutukawa picture window makes you feel as though you’re in a tree house! This delicious and charming couples retreat is a very popular holiday spot! The perfect Waiheke accommodation..


 Upper Level -
 Bedroom - Queen bed with pocket spring mattress. Block-out roller blinds. Bedside tables and bedside lamps, dressing table, chest of drawers. Clothes hanging rack. French doors open onto north-facing deck (Please note that small children would need supervision around the open staircase leading to the bedroom from the living and open railings of the deck leading off the bedroom).
 Bathroom - shower, vanity and heated towel rail. Separate toilet, located next to the bathroom
 Additional sleeping - Pull out sofa in the living area.
 Deck overhanging the bay captures all day sun with glass balustrades to enhance your view
 Grounds covered in beautiful native bush and the sea views are framed by two massive Pohutukawa trees dramatically floodlit by night
 Gas BBQ
 Woodfire BBQ on deck (with fuel available)
 Outdoor wooden table setting with seating for 6
 Sun Umbrella
 Director chairs, bean bags and sun loungers.
 Private track from the deck leading to safe all-tide swimming beach.
 Boat Mooring - see details below
 Open plan kitchen and dining on middle level with 4 steps down to open plan living and open staircase leading up one floor to bedroom.
 Furnishings are an eclectic blend of antique, retro and new. Cane sofa and bay window squabs and cushions are new.
 32" smart LCD TV
 Cell phone reception ok
 Enclosed fire - pot belly stove
 Heatpump - Air conditioning
 Free Wifi high speed broadband internet
 KITCHEN & LAUNDRY:- Middle Level
 Custom-built Smeg kitchen
 Full electric oven
 4-burner gas hob
 Full-sized fridge/freezer
 Cookware, dinnerware and glassware of good modern standard
 Washing machine – front-loading Bosch
 Clothes airer
 Iron and ironing board
 Off street parking for 2 cars. Driveway is loose metal, unless you have a 4WD street parking may be better. The house is at the end of a cul-de-sac with ample on-street parking for a boat.
 Boat mooring at the bottom of the garden, suitable for vessel up to 6 meters in length/ 0.33m draft (OWS068). Persons using the mooring take full responsibility in every way.

Important Notes

Small children would need close supervision around bedroom balcony & open staircase leading from living area to bedroom (see photos).
Less abled persons please note the internal staircase and multi level design.

Rates (New Zealand Dollars - per night)

5 May 19 - 28 Sep 19 (excl. Queens) $215
29 Sep 19 - 19 Dec 19 (excl. Labour weekend) $245
Labour Weekend 19 $280
20 Dec 19 - 4 Jan 20 $390
5 Jan 20 - 29 Feb 20, Easter/ANZAC $280
1 Mar 20 - 2 May 20, Queens (excl. Easter/ANZAC) $245
3 May 20 - 26 Sep 20 (Excl. Queens) $215
Additional guests (max 2) per night $30

Extras & Additional Costs

Plus linen exit cleaning - $120
Linen for the sofa bed - $17.50 per person (max 2)

Linen & Cleaning


  • All linen will be provided and the cost is shown in “Extras & Additional Costs” above. Includes one (1) bath towel per person.
  • Please bring your own beach towels (unless otherwise noted here).
  • Infants? Please bring along bed, blanket and all linen & towels for infants (unless otherwise advised)

Cleaning: The Standard Exit Cleaning Service is provided and the cost is shown in “Extras & Additional Costs” above.

Minimum Bookings

2 nights except for -
3 nights Queens Birthday & Labour Weekend
8 nights 20 Dec 19 - 4 Jan 20
4 nights 5 Jan 20 - 29 Feb 20


Pets may be permitted on application ($10 per pet per night charge applies)
No smoking inside property please
Boat mooring - See details


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Reviews from Past Guests

Review by Andrew (Stayed in June)

We really enjoyed our stay at Bach 52, finding the house to be clean and comfortable, with spectacular views. Being June, it was chilly, and we were disappointed that the pot belly stove was not really functional. We were discouraged from using it by tales of smoking the house out, and the requirement to source wood from down at the service station (even though there seems to be plenty of wood stacked up under the house). We never used it, and judging by it's very rusted exterior, nobody else has used it for some time also. It would have been wonderful to have had a slow combustion furnace, to snuggle up and watch the flickering flames on a winter's night! Alas, even an extra blanket or two would have been appreciated. The driveway is problematic. A rental car was delivered to us and parked in the car area, but it took 4 attempts to reverse it out, due to the steepness of the driveway and the loose gravel. Needless to say, we parked it up on the street after that. Apart from these minor issues, we would highly recommend Bach 52, and would willingly stay there again if the opportunity to revisit Waiheke Island presents itself in the future.

Review by Joelle (Stayed in February)

We very much enjoyed our stay on beautiful Waiheke Island and in Bach 52. The inside of the house was clean, the bed is confortable and there is everything you need in the kitchen.
The outside was untidy and the property is definitely in need of some repair and maintenance. The windows really need to be cleaned.The outside furniture is not in very good shape.
The house is in an amazing location with a beautiful view over the water bay. It is a very quiet area and very well situated on the island.
Beautiful Island ! ”

Review by David (Stayed in February)

Once again we enjoyed our stay and found the bach inside clean and comfortable. The outside was untidy and sadly the property is in need of some repair and maintenance.

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