The SpaceThe beach cottage is 100 meter walk to the beach in the small community of Waikuku 20 minutes from Christchurch and 40 minutes from Christchurch CBD. The cottage has one bedroom with a king bed, lounge / dining / kitchen which are open plan and a separate bathroom. Excellent car parking. Wifi, tea and coffee are included. Fall asleep to the sound of the sea, walk to the beach, enjoy an outdoor shower, go for a bike ride, play a game of tennis, walk or jog along the beach, river or through the forest. This cottage has everything you need, beach, sun, local art, bird wildlife, 20 minutes from wineries and 20 minutes to Christchurch and 40 minutes to the CBD.
In Winter there are two heaters to keep you cosy warm and bathrobes are provided. Guest AccessAccess is via either the front of the property or the rear. There is plenty of space for parking a vehicle. Interaction with GuestsThe owner lives in a separate and detached property on the same site and may or may not be there. Happy to be of any help! The NeighborhoodWaikuku is an idyllic beachside settlement near to Christchurch. Here, the Ashley River meets the sea and has the largest, least modified estuary in Canterbury, which has outstanding value to birdlife. Waikuku Beach and the Ashley River mouth area are popular spots for fishing, camping, family gatherings, surfing and swimming. Waikuku Mill has some fantastic shopping options with Twine, Sandersons Pottery, Louie Who and the Brick Mill Café. Rangiora is the next nearest largest community which is 10 minutes by car and offers a variety of restaurants. Waikuku is also only 20 minutes from the Wiapara wine region with some stunning wineries. Getting AroundA vehicle is recommended. There is a fairly regular bus service to Rangiora and Christchurch from the beach. Other Things to NoteThis wonderful small community has a great coffee cart venue and a chance to interact with the locals. Mountain bikes and Tennis Rackets are provided for you. There is also a book and DVD collection. The Brick Mill gallery is 5 minutes away. 40 minutes to the Christchurch city centre by car. 20 minutes to great wineries. 1.5 hours to the ski fields and 1.5 hours to Hanmer Springs Hot Pools
Great swimming and surfing at the beach