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Cottage -
1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Waimauku, North Island

Set in the heart of the Kumeu wine country. Close to vineyards and Muriwai Beach and gannet colony.

Indulge in a luxurious clawfoot slipper bath for two , outdoors under the stars.

A romantic ambiance of mood lighting,exquisite white linen,quiet music ,soft heating, fresh flowers candles and mood lighting chandeliers.
This self contained french-country cottage is a away from all else warmly nestled in a stunning rural elevated setting overlooking a lake.Featuring a cosy covered courtyard an electric log fire and thermostatic heating in the winter.

Freshwater is a unique and very private 13 acre property in Waimauku only 23 minutes to the city.

Situated high on a hill with spectacular view and privacy. warm and cosy romantic retreat for two.
Features outdoor slipper bath...
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Listing #FKN3217908
About the Owner
Jenny V
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2013
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Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Absolutely loved my staybat the rosebud cottage. The cottage was very neat and well maintained, but there were so many little touches that made the experience great, such as fresh vegetables and fruit left out for us, the bath salts and oils, etc. The cottage...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank EllieM1095
Jenny V, VR Owner at ROSEBUD COTTAGE - ROMANCE -MIDWEEK SPECIALS!, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2018

Thanks for your review Ellie - it was great to have you stay:)

Reviewed 28 July 2018

The Rosebud Cottage offered everything you would want for a relaxing escape. We had an amazing time and will definitely be back!

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Zoe Hannah Mae M
Jenny V, VR Owner at ROSEBUD COTTAGE - ROMANCE -MIDWEEK SPECIALS!, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2018

Thank you for your review Zoe - it was great to have you stay:)

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Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

This was a slice of heaven and my husband and I are still day dreaming about it. It is a must if you need a recharge and everything was beautiful the bath to the breakfast.

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank Kezia H
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (2)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Hot Tub
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (2)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Refrigerator
  • Stereo System
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Water Views
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
Over the age of 18 unless accompanied by an adult.
We host bridal party packages and elopements for up to 10 in our Honeysuckle Cottage
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    1 King
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About the neighbourhood
In the heart of Kumeu wine country. Close to the west coast beaches and just a few minutes from Muriwai Beach, well known for stunning scenery and the gannet colony. Close to Woodhill Forest for horse riding, quad biking and mountain biking.
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Surf Beaches
Coastal walks
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Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Auckland: 50.0 km
Ferry: Auckland: 45.0 km
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 6.0 km.
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