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Grasshopper, Beauty and the Beach, Onetangi

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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
1 night minimum
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***'Top Vacation Rental, Waiheke Island' 2011 and 2012 - Flipkey. 5 Star Rating Trip Advisor*** ***Certificate of Excellence, 2014 - Trip Advisor*** Grasshopper is a gorgeous newly-renovated Waiheke Island holiday home that exudes stylish playfulness and perfect comfort in a peaceful, harmonious setting. Just 100m from 'Jacob's Ladder' and Onetangi Beach, Grasshopper is in close proximity to some of Waiheke Island's best wineries and restaurants, beach cafes, the bird sanctuary, 'Wild on Waiheke', EcoZip Adventures, Golf Club and much more. Grasshopper holiday home will delight you from the moment you arrive. You'll love the funky décor, high ceilings, naturally sunlit rooms, stunning kwila flooring and designer furniture - plus the tranquil, peaceful surroundings with acres of native...***'Top Vacation Rental, Waiheke Island' 2011 and 2012 - Flipkey. 5 Star Rating Trip Advisor*** ***Certificate of Excellence, 2014 - Trip Advisor*** Grasshopper is a gorgeous newly-renovated Waiheke Island holiday home that exudes stylish playfulness and perfect comfort in a peaceful, harmonious setting. Just 100m from 'Jacob's Ladder' and Onetangi Beach, Grasshopper is in close proximity to some of Waiheke Island's best wineries and restaurants, beach cafes, the bird sanctuary, 'Wild on Waiheke', EcoZip Adventures, Golf Club and much more. Grasshopper holiday home will delight you from the moment you arrive. You'll love the funky décor, high ceilings, naturally sunlit rooms, stunning kwila flooring and designer furniture - plus the tranquil, peaceful surroundings with acres of native bush and stunning Vineyards will have you rested and rejuvenated. Key Features: • Two double bedrooms – one king, one double, both with quality bed linen and electric blankets • Fully equipped kitchen with gas hobs, coffee maker and electric oven • Designer bathroom with shower • Heat pump and air conditioner • Library of books and DVDs, plus board games • Easy-access drive on-drive off, with enough room for the boat • Fabulous indoor/outdoor living. • Portacot and high chair Please Note: We have just installed a brand new 40' Sony TV, a new surround system and a new DVD/Blu Ray player with I-pod dock. Choose a movie from the DVD collection, sit back and enjoy! MORE THAN FOUR PEOPLE? You can also book Grasshopper's younger sibling, the Funky Cicada, a cute little cottage for two people with its own separate outdoor area. Just contact and we'll check if Funky Cicada is available. Please note that prices advertised on Trip Advisor may be advertised in US Dollars or British Pounds, not NZ Dollars. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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Reviewed August 15, 2017

The best stay ever! Great house with everything you need and fantastic views over the valley. Short distance to the Onetangi beach - the best on the island. Highly recommend!

Date of stay: June 2017
1  Thank OlgaS3155
Reviewed August 31, 2016

Fabulous little Waiheke hideaway in Waiheke Island - and good location with a short walk to the beautiful Onetangi Beach. The property is well set up with all of the mod cons.

Date of stay: August 2016
1  Thank janegeordan
Reviewed March 14, 2016

We loved Grasshopper, lovely outlook and fab artwork, we thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would highly recommend.

Date of stay: March 2016
1  Thank Leisa B
Reviewed February 21, 2016

Our stay at Grasshopper was the perfect way to prepare for our wedding on the 14th. Close to what we needed, a short walk to the beach and services etc. Great amenities and our Finnish guests who also stayed were blown away by how calm...More

Date of stay: February 2016
1  Thank MarcelGK
Reviewed February 20, 2016

We stayed in the house for three days/nights and loved it. It has great character and atmosphere, set in lovely bush and with views overlooking a valley and hills beyond. All of the amenities were excellent, including wifi, television, kitchen and laundry. The lounge and...More

Date of stay: February 2016
Thank mortlockg
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Reviewed September 30, 2015

House had all the mod. cons, was spotless and very comfortable. Well thought out set-up great views to the surrounding area. Beds were comfortable and bedrooms were upstairs away from the living areas and the deck outside looking over the views was enjoyed by all....More

Date of stay: September 2015
2  Thank Louise M
Reviewed June 29, 2015

We stayed for a full week, and had a lovely stay! The place is really nicely decorated and is a home away from home : ) Nigel the owner is really helpful and replied promptly to our emails. The heat pump keeps you warm and...More

Date of stay: June 2015
1  Thank Lindynz
Reviewed March 4, 2015

Cute, tidy and funky house, loved laxin on the couch, walking to nearby Charley Farleys along the beach and so close to vineyard and bus stops! Thanks so much! We would definitely recommend! It was my sister who found this place and organised our first...More

Date of stay: March 2015
2  Thank Hera R
Reviewed January 30, 2015

Altogether fabulous! Grasshopper was all we had hoped it would be. A retro bach, with lovely features that added to the ambience. We really had a lovely weekend. Communication with the owner regarding the booking was very friendly and helpful. (Steps to Onetangi beach great...More

Date of stay: January 2015
Thank 21Lynda
Reviewed December 28, 2014

This is a lovely property with amazing views, good cooking and laundry facilities and plenty of space for a family of four. It is situated in a quiet, residential area and only 10-15 mins to the beach. Everything was spotlessly clean and there was a...More

Date of stay: December 2014
Thank LitzlbergLady
Management response:Responded December 30, 2014

Thanks so much for the positive feedback. Best wishes, Nigel

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Air Conditioning
Balcony
Grill
Books
Suitable For Children Under 5
Deck
Dishwasher
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Outdoor Dining Area
Paper Towels Provided
Parking
Patio
Private Yard
Safe
Cable/satellite TV
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Stereo System
Stove
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
A Winter Sun Getaway
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About the neighborhood
Grasshopper and Funky Cicada are a short hop to the best Waiheke Island has to offer - Onetangi Beach, beach bars, highly-acclaimed vineyards and restaurants, Waiheke Golf course, the bird reserve, weekend markets, the supermarket and more. Waiheke Island is a scenic 35-minute ferry journey from the heart of Auckland City. Voted one of the top 12 holiday destinations in the world by Frommers Travel Guide (2009), the island has a sub-tropical climate and is famed for its golden-sand beaches, world-class vineyards, gastronomical delights, lively art scene and unspoilt nature. Onetangi is the jewel of Waiheke Island. Located on the northern coast of the island, Onetangi is home to the longest and most spectacular beach on Waiheke Island, stretching a magnificent 2.4km of pristine coastline...
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