The SpaceYour accommodation is a ground floor, 2 Bedroom apartment with a Queen size and two single beds in 2 separate bedrooms, (cot available on request), its own lounge, with TV, stereo and WiFi internet. You have a separate full kitchen, washing machine and bathroom/ toilet. The lounge opens to a private court-yard area.
Kitchen has a fridge, full stove, microwave, washing machine, coffee & tea making facilities, milk bread & breakfast cereals are provided for the first few days of your stay.
You will have separate private access with off street parking in our quiet street.
We are in a very quiet location, 20 mins from Airport and City, 1km from a Westfield Shopping Mall (along riverside walk), 50mtr from Riverside and Lagoon walking tracks. 200mtrs from major bus routes to Auckland's centre.
The local swimming pool & gym are 700mtr away. Our riverside walkway extends for 10km alongside the picturesque Tamaki River and estuary bird-life, watercraft and open spaces. In the other direction is the unique Panmure Lagoon (a volcanic lake open to the sea), with its Gannet Colony, and Model Railway.
We can organise a taxi and driver to meet your flight at the arrivals area, (strongly advised if you have small children or there are 4 of your in the party) the usual fare is between $80-$90 we provide this FREE for bookings of 7 days or more!
We can also offer you a 1/2 or one day tour of Auckland and its sights, tailor made to your interests, including the Auckland Museum, Sailship cruise of the Auckland Harbour, wet-land wild bird reserves and volcanic cones, (Cost by negotiation according to your requirements).
Beauty therapy services are also available, treatments by appointment, can include, facials, eyelash/eyebrow tinting and shaping, waxing and electrolysis/thermolysis by Julie, a registered therapist. Guest AccessYou have completely self contained accommodation, and you can come and go as you please, there is free off road parking.
You have full access to our private fully fenced garden with outdoor eating and local birdlife.
We have two mountain bikes available free on request, and if the urge takes you we have a fishing rod to play with off the local wharf. Interaction with GuestsIf you wish we can provide a personalised guided tour of the Auckland region.
We are more than happy to site with you and help plan you trip around Auckland and NZ. We can show you the less congested routes, "off the beaten track" sights and the best times to have places to yourself.
If you need one, we can provide a loan smartphone and SIM card for the duration of your trip. The NeighborhoodVery central with access to excellent transport yet very quiet. Unwind with a gentle stroll along the riverside walkway & watch the birdlife and ever changing river views. Getting AroundBus services to central Auckland every 20 minutes are a 200 meter walk fro the house. The bus fare into town is $6:50 and takes about 35-45 minutes (depending upon the time of day and the bus route). Slightly faster is a Bus and train connection at Panmure. check (URL HIDDEN) for Auckland public transport timetables and routes.
It is possible to get a daily pass for $16 that provides unlimited transport (train, bus and ferry to the North Shore) for 24 hours.
We can organise a taxi and driver to meet your flight at the arrivals area, (strongly advised if you have small children or there are 4 of your in the party) the usual fare is between $80-$90 .
For car rental most of the majors are at the Airport, (Hertz, Budget, Euro) plus the local Jucy Rentals, ACE and A2B rentals. Ace and A2B are probably the cheapest as they use reasonable quality 2nd hand Japanese imports.
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(URL HIDDEN) Other Things to NoteOur garden is the home to over 20 species of birds, we encourage our guest to leave bread in the garden and then enjoy the activity.
We also have 2 cats they enjoy attention and if you prefer not to be prevailed upon for cuddles just shoo them away ... They learn pretty quickly to go to their other admirerers.