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Karangahake Gold 'n Views Cottage

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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
4 guests
1 night minimum 
QUALITY ACCOMMODATION!! Your hosts - Pam and Nigel Blaikie - welcome you to this beautiful, peaceful and quiet setting, nestled beneath Mt. Karangahake among stunning scenic views and only minutes from trout fishing, historic goldmining walkways, the Hauraki Rail Trail. PERFECT BASE FROM WHICH TO EXPLORE THE COROMANDEL! This beautiful SELF CONTAINED cottage has: •Free-to-air TV, DVD player, micro wave oven, twin hotplate, fridge. *Crockery & Cutlery provided *Linen / towels provided •Two sofabeds in the lounge that can be converted into a double beds. •Wheel chair access. * Heat Pump/ air conditioning •Great views in beautiful, peaceful surroundings. •Continental breakfast provisions are supplied.
House Rules
Pets not allowedKid friendlySmoking allowed
Smoking allowed outside.
1 King1 Sofa1 Single
1 Shower

Meet the host
Nigel B
Hosting since April 2011
Languages spoken: English
Response Time: Within a few hours
Interaction with guestsThe cottage is on its own private section at the rear of our property. Our home is on the front part of the section. We endeavour to welcome our guests personally. Nigel is able to provide a briefing on the walks and other activities and areas of interest in the area to enable you to get the most of your time here.

Reviews (3)
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Clare F
Clare F
15 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Delightful setting with wonderful views
We spent a weekend at the cottage together with our grown up son. It was cosy but we managed and just loved the views and the close proximity to the hiking trails. We cycled the trail and took the train to Waihi. The cottage was well equipped and comfortable. We would definitely recommend it.
Visited March 2018
Written 27 March 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Delightful guests. Great to deal with and communication was excellent. Left cottage very clean and tidy. Would recommend to other hosts. Welcome back.
Written 28 March 2018. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Lloyd C
Lloyd C
Perth, Australia25 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Comfortable Accommodation
Karangahake Gold'n Views Cottage Australian couple – mid 60's with own transport. The cottage is located on a residential size block at the rear of the owner's dwelling. The setup is such that you have privacy from the owners. The owners were very pleasant, always approachable, but not intrusive. The cottage is a rectangular building approximately 10 metres X 4 metres. It also has an attached veranda, with two chairs and a small table, from which there are beautiful views across the valley. There is one bedroom with a queen sized bed, sitting room with kitchenette and a bathroom/toilet. The shower and toilet have railings to provide assistance to people with mobility issues. There are two couches in the sitting room, one of which converts into a additional bedding. The kitchenette incorporates two electric hotplates, microwave oven, bar fridge, toaster and kettle along with plenty of cuttlery, crockery and pots and pans. There is no convential oven but there is a large electric frypan, with cover, and a hooded B-B-Q, that can be used for roasting or heating of food. The cottage sleeps four but I would suggest that the four would be a couple and two young children. There were only the two of us and we used one of the couches as a repository for our suitcases. The cottage was clean, the shower was hot, with good presure, and the toilet flushed well. The bed was comfortable and there were plenty of additional pillows and blankets. There were no "off" smells anywhere in the accommodation. TV had a good picture, the WIFI was fast and reliable and the reverse cycle air-conditioning was a very much appreciated in the heat-wave that we experienced during our stay. Iron, ironing board, hair-dryer, high-chair, fold-up cot, vacume cleaner and clothes airer are provided. There is no washing machine or dish-washer. We based ourselves in the cottage for six nights and wagon-wheeled out into the surrounding country-side. The Coromandel Peninsular and Rotorua were easily accessible. We also hiked several of the trails in the Karangahake Gorge.
Visited January 2018
Written 1 February 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Delightful guests. Great to deal with. Left cottage very clean and tidy. Highly recommend them to other hosts. Welcome back.
Written 28 March 2018. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Anne -:- Auckland
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Delightful in every way
Nigel and Pam were lovely. The location was beautiful. The cottage was spotless, comfortable and well equipped. I would very happily stay there again and hope to do so in the near future. Many thanks. Anne
Visited June 2011 Travelled as a couple
Written 4 June 2011. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

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What this rental offers
  • Golf course (within 30 mins drive)
  • Hiking areas
  • Countryside area
Scenic views
  • Mountain views
Indoor amenities
  • Air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Internet access
  • Cable television
  • DVD player
  • Television
Kitchen and dining
  • Grill
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
Things to do
  • Fishing spots available
  • Cycling areas
Bathroom and laundry
  • Linens provided
  • Towels provided
Outdoor amenities
  • Deck
  • Patio
  • Private yard
  • Parking available
Location info
  • Beachfront/Lakeside
  • Housekeeping included


April 2024


May 2024


Getting there
Auckland Intl Airport
92.9 km

Tauranga Airport
50.8 km
The Falls Retreat Waikino
4.7 km

The Refinery
5.9 km

Courtyard Cafe
5.8 km

Waikino Station Cafe
5.9 km
Karangahake Gorge Historic Walkway
9 minHiking Trails

Hauraki Rail Trail
5.7 kmBiking Trails

Karangahake Windows Walk
11 minHiking Trails

Owharoa Falls
4.5 kmWaterfalls
About the neighbourhood
Loated in the beautiful Karangahake Gorge, full of gold mining historic walks and ruins, running alongside the picturesque, trout filled Waitewheta and Ohinemuri rivers. The Karangahake cottage is just minutes away from all this beauty with beautiful panoramic bush views, native birds, peaceful and restful. PERFECT PLACE TO LOCATE YOURSELF FOR DAY TRIPS TO EXPLORE THE COROMANDEL! No need to pack and unpack! Only 1.5 hours south east of Auckland; 1 hour north of Tauranga; 1 hour east of Hamilton. The town of Paeroa is only 7km away - provides a variety of restaurants and shopping. Antique shops a special attraction.
Car required
How to get there
To find us just enter our address: 21 John Cotter road, Karangahake RD 4 Paeroa Waikato into your GPS.
Activities nearby
Fishing spots availableGolf course (within 30 mins drive)

Things to know
Check in / out timings
Check in after 3 pm Check out by 10 am
Cancellation policy
  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).
  • 50% refund* if you cancel at least 4 weeks before check-in
  • No refund available once booking is confirmed
Notes from owner
We offer 'stay 7 nights - get one night FREE!' Refer to our website. www.goldnviewsbnb.co.nz

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