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Golden Bay Hideaway

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#4 of 18 Specialty lodging in Takaka
For the holiday maker interested in what Golden Bay Hideaway has to offer, Little Greenie may appear to be just another modern, professionally finished house with stunning views in a beautiful location. Of course everyone will notice some differences sooner or later, but those interested in environmental technology and smart building will find the differences go right down to the foundations.Little Greenie is designed with four major principles in mind: Energy efficiency, low maintenance/longevity, ease of construction and value for money. It may be modern, but it’s not about frills or fashion; and while it is unashamedly utilitarian, it’s definitely not drab or boring.Brand new, passive solar, off-grid, low energy eco home with an unbeatable view and total privacy. 9star HERS rating out of 10 (Home Energy Rating System). No other home in New Zealand has been awarded a nine before!Little Greenie is the show home of Eco-action Design and Build. If you want to enjoy the still winter days in Golden Bay, this house catches all the afternoon sun, stores it, and is HOT!!** Perfect couples retreat ** Mountain/estuary and sea views ** Modern conveniences ** Bath under the stars ** Craftsman's attention to detail ** Extremely energy efficient ** Warm all year round ** Comfortably sleeps twoThere's no TV but you'll be entertained all the same:-Beautiful Sunsets - Over the water in winter and the mountains in summer.Walk to Wainui Falls - Through lush original forest and over a swing bridge.Go Swimming- The clear waters around Wainui Bay are idealFacilities:- * Sleeps up to two people * Electricity * Hot and cold running water * Radio and CD player * Fridge and cooker/oven * King-size bed or two single beds * Linen and bedding provided * Covered parking * Underfloor heating
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A night in the house truck was a great way to finish the Abel Tasman walk and is located 10 minutes walk from the Wainui end of the track. We arrived early afternoon but they were happy for us to check in straight away which was great. The truck was well set up and the
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OK this review is not for this house BUT this is run by the same people! We stayed in the house truck for two nights and we LOVED it! Its situated on a hill in the middle of nowhere. Beautiful bathtub (big enough for two) to drink wine in under the stars! Quirky house truck
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Four properties are rented to the lucky traveler. We stayed in 'Little Greenie,' an eco-marvel one bedroom for two, located high on a private hill top overlooking eastern Golden Bay. The purpose built vacation rental has everything you need to settle down for a few days (we
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This really is a very special place. The whole design of the house is completely thought out in every way and makes for a perfect stay. The views from the house are just wonderful. A bath under the stars is a real treat giving special views of the Milky Way. We enjoyed a walk
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We cycled out to stay at Little Greenie for two nights. After slogging up Takaka hill and beyond for hours and hours we were exhausted when we arrived--only to find out that we had confused the dates and were not scheduled to stay until the following day. Whoops! This could
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$81 - $179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandSouth IslandNelson-Tasman RegionGolden BayTakaka
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