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Beautiful native bush retreat

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Overview
1 bedroom
2 bathrooms
3 guests
Minimum stay varies 
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Cottage
House Rules
Pets not allowedKid friendlyNo smoking
Bathrooms
2 Full baths

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Erika B.
by a verified reviewer on Bookabach.co.nz
5.0 of 5 stars
Amazing spot, close to Matakana but also very priv...
Amazing spot, close to Matakana but also very private. Hot tub and outdoor bath/shower are amazing and fire and projector inside was a great addition to the house. Would definitely stay again!
Written 6 December 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

Alison R.
by a verified reviewer on Bookabach.co.nz
4.0 of 5 stars
Rustic and quiet with lovely outdoor hot tub, bath...
Rustic and quiet with lovely outdoor hot tub, bath and shower. Very peaceful set amongst wonderful forest. Comfy bed and clean linen and towels.
Written 4 May 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

Annette C.
by a verified reviewer on Bookabach.co.nz
5.0 of 5 stars
Owners were lovely and easy to deal with. Clean pr...
Owners were lovely and easy to deal with. Clean property and everything you needed was there
Written 20 November 2022. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

Melissa B.
by a verified reviewer on Bookabach.co.nz
3.0 of 5 stars
Fabulous Location....... recommend some form of l...
Fabulous Location....... recommend some form of lighting especially if you turn up once its dark as you wouldnt know where to go!! They do have a tourch to use once you arrive at the cabin but still not really ideal if you go out at night. Bath tub amazing ... hot tub amazing but kind of a add on... when we were relaxing could hear dog running up near the tub after its owner threw the ball and then could hear lots of talking from people at this property...., not very private nor relaxing whilst this is going on....description that its a 4/ 5 min walk also needs to be added. Bathroom was really stinky and kitchen sink needs a good scrub but was overall clean in towels and bedding. Mark and Sue great host when we messaged them about us coming in earlier they messaged an hour before check in to say it was ready accomadating this request, having no hot water first thing on Saturday morning we messaged Mark and he changed over the bottle within minutes but might want to check bottle before people arrive because no hot water to wake up to again isnt ideal however Mark was awesome and cut wood for us as hubby has hurt his hand. Overall experience at Bush hut was awesome not worth the price per night though. Mel and Rob
Written 19 October 2022. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

by a verified reviewer on Bookabach.co.nz
5.0 of 5 stars
Total Bliss
We spent a weekend here and loved everything about this property. Absolutely tranquil and relaxing place to rejuvenate and just switch off. Everything in the description reflects the reality and Susie and Mark are very kind, friendly and accommodating. Would love to come back again 😊
Visited April 2022
Written 3 April 2022. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

by a verified reviewer on Bookabach.co.nz
3.0 of 5 stars
Not for us, improvements needed.
We ended up cutting our stay short as our expectations for this price point were not met - this is the underlying factor which our opinion was based off. We thought it would be best to raise our experience and suggestions to improve the property privately with the owners but received an indifferent response. Recommendations: - Solar lights for the path (even some signage) for late arrivals. It was a long walk in pitch black darkness and with no signage towards the bush hut on the trail we were unsure if we were going the right way. It was very unsettling and highlighted a concern for guest safety. - The listing should make guests aware to pack light as the path is narrow & unpaved, impractical for large suitcases. - Install a bathroom fan timer and heated towel rail. The later is a must because there are so many amenities at this property which require a towel. - Undertaking a more thorough clean, inside & out. We understand that this is an experience with nature but for how much is being charged, coupled with a service fee, we expected better. Overall not for us, a step above camping we can see how it may appeal to others.
Visited February 2022
Written 26 March 2022. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

by a verified reviewer on Bookabach.co.nz
5.0 of 5 stars
Amazing!
This is an amazing property, tucked away in the bush. A great place to relax, and nicely stocked with everything you need. We will definitely be back!
Visited February 2022
Written 27 February 2022. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

by a verified reviewer on Bookabach.co.nz
5.0 of 5 stars
Amazing mid century Kiwi cabin
Great little getaway 60mins from Auckland. We loved the tasteful decor and furnishings, amazing outdoor bath, shower and hot tub surrounded by native bush and birds. One of our favorite parts might have been the short walk through the bush to get to and from the home. Owners were great to deal with. Will definitely be back.
Visited January 2022
Written 5 February 2022. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

by a verified reviewer on Bookabach.co.nz
3.0 of 5 stars
there is a difference between rustic & rusty
The glory has faded the price has not. That said, the bed was comfortable and trees & hot tub a delight . It just needs some TLC & chopped wood.
Visited January 2022
Written 1 February 2022. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

by a verified reviewer on Bookabach.co.nz
5.0 of 5 stars
Private bush oasis
Walk through bush to a wonderful secluded spot. The hut is very comfortable. The water features: separate bathroom, outdoor bathroom with bath and shower, plus Japanese tub all add to the relaxed feeling. We thoroughly enjoyed our 3 days here and highly recommend it.
Visited January 2022
Written 6 January 2022. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

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What this rental offers
Kitchen and dining
  • Grill
  • Refrigerator
  • Kettle
  • Cooker
  • Toaster
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  • Television
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  • Hot bath
  • Towels provided
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  • Fireplace

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    Frequently Asked Questions about Beautiful native bush retreat

    Beautiful native bush retreat is able to accommodate up to 3 guests. See all property details.

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