The house which sleeps 9 is fully furnished with excellent facilities. The separate sleepout beside the house sleeps 4, can also be rented when more than 9 guests, with its own bathroom, two small bedrooms, kitchen/lounge area, is fully self-contained and fully furnished. Relax on the deck enjoying the view, relax in the spa bath, enjoy the gas fire, play the board games provided, read, use the Freeview satellite TV (or BYO SKY decoder), DVD player (some childrens DVDs are provided), CD player, Ipod speaker dock, cook in the modern kitchen with lots of cookware provided, a dishwasher, microwave, fridge/freezer, gas hot water and hobs. Gas BBQ, washing machine and dryer provided as well. Enjoy swimming at the safe beach a 1 minute stroll away down the drive, walk and explore the area, the kids can fish off the nearby wharf, take your boat out and enjoy Akaroa Harbour. Try white baiting in the nearby creek, or let the kids have fun exploring and fishing for little fish in it. Within a kilometre is a golf course, boat ramp, playground, tennis court, garage, hotel (with meals), convenience store, café and fish and chips store. Akaroa is 10 minute drive away with cafes, restaurants, shops, supermarket, cruises, tours, etc. Christchurch is a 60 minute drive away. Special conditions: Families preferred. Linen not supplied, but mattress protectors, electric blankets, duvets, blankets, and pillows are supplied for all beds. Water is heated by gas.