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City-Bush Retreat: Self-catering private apartment

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Open plan lounge through to dining and decks
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Excellent
15 reviews
Open plan lounge through to dining and decks
Deck wraps around ...
Bedroom (queen bed) ...
Bathroom
Indoor/outdoor dining area looking onto decks
Dining area opening onto decks on two sides
Kitchen and dining area
Bedroom
Bathroom
Hand basin and shower
Lounge onto decks ...
Restful reading ...
Native wood pigeon just outside bedroom ...
Handcrafted New Zealand bowl
Authentic Pacific bowl
'Summer house' nestled in the rain-forest across the stream ...
Waterfall (on site)
Pool and waterfall from the footbridge (on site)
700 year old Kauri (on site)
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Overview
Condo/Apartment -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 3
Waitakere City, North Island
Spotlessly clean, private, modern apartment on a magnificent sunny, restful, rainforest property on the urban fringe of Auckland, New Zealand's major city.

Comfortable open-plan living & lounge area with a fully equipped self-catering modern kitchen. Quality Sealy Executive-Sleep mattress. Great air conditioning and Weber BBQ. Generous continental breakfast provisions are provided for your first day or so, to get you started.

FREE WiFi has been enabled throughout the apartment.

Private, easy, ground-level access to the apartment and spacious decks wrap around two sides. Off-street parking is in the car-port at the front door.

There is a 700 year old Heritage Listed Kauri tree with a waterfall and stream running through the forest, native bird-life and interesting Glow Worm displays on site and it's only three minutes...
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About the Owner, Frances H
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 61 days ago
Listed since : Mar 2011
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 15 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #FKN3820548
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English first
Ray M
St. Albans, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
57 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago for a stay in February 2017

Situated just 25 mins from Downtown Auckland Harbour, and 40 min from the surf of the beautiful west coast beaches, this haven of comfort , is the perfect retreat for the traveller interested in all that is unique about New Zealand. The beautiful Tui birds and their song, the wood pigeons, the fantails are all around, but that is because...

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hereford
Level Contributor
7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 27, 2017 for a stay in January 2017

City-Bush retreat is everything we could have hoped for. It's location is even better than we expected. It took us about 20 mins to half an hour to get there from Central Auckland. It is located within the most beautiful nature reserve. There are neighbours but the houses are all well secluded from each other by heavy bush/forest. It is...

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Michael M
Fordingbridge
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52 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 26, 2016 for a stay in March 2016

This beautiful one bedroom apartment is an absolute delight. Spacious and airy with wrap-around decks to make the best of sun (or shade) overlooking native bush. Wonderful exotic feel yet only 25 mins from cbd Auckland and about the same to the airport. The village of Titirangi offers many coffee/eating opportunities and is easily walkable. Immaculately clean with fully equipped...

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Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fax
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Garage
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping Optional
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Detailed Terms and Conditions will be sent to you once you confirm your interest in making a reservation (but before you pay the deposit, of course).
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$1,155
Additional Rate and Availability Information
** If an extra bed is required for a third person (or if you are two singles requiring a second bed) there is a surcharge of +US$33 per night
NOTE: For the Christmas/New Year peak season period, maximum guests is 2 (only one bed is available for this period)
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About the neighborhood
** BEST OF BOTH WORLDS: In Auckland, but on the urban edge
** Sunny, warm, with beautiful trees, stream in the rainforest
** Nearest airport: Auckland International: 25 minutes away
** Auckland's CBD is 25 minutes by car
** 5 min drive to nearest metro/train station to the CBD
** 3 min drive to Titirangi Village café life, galleries and shops
** Walking/jogging tracks at your door
** Famous West Coast beaches are 20 minutes away
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Auckland International Airport (25 min): 14.9 mi
Railway: Glen Eden Train Station (5 min): 2.0 mi
Ferry: Central City Ferry Terminal (25 min): 11.2 mi
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Nearest Beach: 2.0 mi.
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