Modern, open-plan 2-bedroom house with vaulted ceilings and huge outdoor decks in Arorangi, Rarotonga's sheltered west coast famed for its sunsets. New addition of sparkling outdoor pool within sunny, fully enclosed decked area flowing from shady front verandah. The house is very clean, bright and comfortable. The large convenient kitchen is very well equipped, loads of space, gas cooker, large frig/freezer, microwave, UV in-ink water filter, plenty of tableware and cookware, open to the dining and living area furnished in tropical cane - dining table easily seats six, insect screens on all windows, flat screen TV, DVD, LogiTech speakers, books and games for those occasional rainy days or evenings in.
Bedrooms are spacious, each with top quality super king beds (can be split to extra long single beds), ceiling fans, insect screens, plenty of drawers and wardrobe space. Comfortable double sofabed in living-room. Bathroom features a huge tiled step-down shower, easily big enough for two! New auto washing-machine, iron and board (if you must iron!) This is the owners' own holiday house, set up for maximum comfort for our own holidays there from NZ.
Outside there's plenty of outdoor furniture for dining and lounging on the generous covered verandahs, plus the all-day-sun private sun deck adjacent to pool. Very efficient, easy to use gas BBQ provided. The house sits in its own private large garden - big flat lawn for outdoor fun and games, ringed with tropical fruit trees, vines and flowering shrubs.
The location is brilliant - only two houses back from the beautiful white sand beach down the driveway - great snorkelling! Here you're handy to everything - within 5 or 10 mins walk are several good restaurants and bars, many on the beach, plus local shops, dive hire, rental cars... ten minutes by car or bus to the airport and town of Avarua. So many things to do and discover in beautiful Rarotonga - make it your next dream holiday and find out why those of us who keep going back call it Paradise!
In the village of Inave within Arorangi, you're spoilt for choice when it comes to things to do - stroll in either direction from the house either on the road or beach to discover beach bars, restaurants, great coffee... gorgeous white sand beach edging the lagoon is a great early morning exercise spot - lazing and gazing anytime - snorkelling - be adventurous and do the Beach Bar Crawl... walk along the sand from Shipwreck Bar 3 k south-west to Manuia Beach Bar 2 doors from home with two more beach bar/restaurants in between! Or head inland to the back road where lush vegetation entrances, absorb some local colour strolling past orchards, plantations and prolific vegetable gardens. Hire bicycles and ride around the island ... head off to Hashhouse Harriers Mondays at 5pm for a friendly meet-up with locals and ex-pats to follow a walking trail that meanders around parts of the island you'd never find on your own - and back to base for refreshing bevvies and banter. Loll on your deck at the end of day drinking in the amazing mountain view whilst planning your Over-The-Mountain guided walk ... for another day.