The SpaceShaun and Carmel welcome you to our colourful architecturally designed home, set on two acres of garden right in the heart of the city. Large glass windows and sliding doors enhance a sense of light and spaciousness and a nice indoor outdoor flow and overlooks parkland and a reserve.
BEDROOM : One queen size bed, large windows with flyscreeens, quality linen, bathrobes, heating & cooling fans, and a country garden outlook . Your private bathroom is opposite your bedroom. Air conditioning not provided.
Foody Places & FunThings to do................
Two supermarkets, cafes, & restaurants are within a few minutes walk of our house
Our favourite walk - Mair Park to Tikipunga Waterfall (Green Flag Award) a 5 minute walk away.
Our favourite cycle - The newly opened and popular 20km Loop cycle/walkway in the town basin, a short distance away. The cycle track starts at the bottom of our garden and follows alongside Whangarei harbour. We can lend you a couple of bicycles
Our town centre - an easy 10 min stroll. Visit the Hundertwasser shop to see the progress being made on the development of the new Hunderwasser / Maori arts building.
Check out the newly opened Hundertwasser Te Kakano at the town basin, art galleries, watch some glass blowing. Have coffee on the quays and people watch.
Visit the Quarry Arts Centre or have brunch in the new stunning Quarry Tropical Gardens nearby and visit many other sights of Whangarei .
Whangarei sports a variety of cafes, sushi bars, restaurants and pubs.
For gym lovers, Les Mills classes, squash or a sauna, visit Kensington Fitness Centre a short walk away and they welcome casual customers. Borrow our tennis racquets and play tennis for free
To top it off, for a taste of NZ’s most beautiful tropical beaches, take a 30 min drive to Matapouri, Whale Bay and many others, take in some stunning scenery and remember to take your camera.
This is our very own piece of paradise, an area that offers so much and it gives us pleasure to share it with you. We will be delighted to give you any tips on how to make the best of your time here in Whangarei and its surrounds. Guest AccessYour own private bathroom with complimentary soaps,shampoo, body lotion
Free unlimited high speed internet
A refridgerator for your personal use only .
24 hr access to a range of complimentary hot drinks, chilled water /snacks
Access to Dining room, Sitting room, Billiards room, Garden and Deck.
Unfortunately we cannot offer cooking facilities, but can recommend many very reasonably priced cafes / restaurants / takeaways within a couple of minutes walk.
Fan heater / cooling fans / Flyscreens provided in all bedrooms
Ample off street parking for multiple vehicles.
FREE use of bicycles, boogie boards, snorkel gear, wetsuits, tennis, squash racquets. Play billiards, Pool, board games, card games. Watch a movie. Interaction with GuestsOur home is your home and we want you to be comfortable. . This is your holiday and we respect your privacy. We are available at check in and usually in the evenings to converse and offer advice about Whangarei, where to eat and why we enjoy this city so much. If you let us know your estimated time of arrival we will ensure that we are at home to greet you. The NeighborhoodThis is just the most amazing location, a 10 minute stroll (1.2km) to the absolute centre of town, yet retaining the look and feel of the countryside Regent is a safe, sought after and thriving inner city suburb. We are surrounded by nature yet just a few minutes from shops, restaurants, sports fields in Kensington Park and some amazing bushwalks in Mair Park Getting AroundWe are in town so most everything (restaurants, shops, city sights) is literally a short walk away. A local bus passes hourly at the end of our street running north/south to town. If you are travelling by bus to Whangarei we will make every effort to collect you depending on our work situation. Other Things to NoteIt is important to us that you enjoy your stay and we will try to cater for any special diets, give us advance notice will help us to cater for your needs. We like to tailor breakfast to your needs so feel free to discuss this when you arrive. A typical breakfast may include fresh juice, choice of home made muesli / light cereal , unsweetened yoghurt and fresh seasonal fruit salad. A variety of breads, conserves/local honey are also offered complimented by freshly ground plunger coffee and a range of black /herbal teas / hot chocolate.
We are conscious of our environment, resources and this precious planet we share, therefore we recycle and reuse as much as possible and only use products that are biodegradable and gentle to the environment.