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Kaka Ridge Retreat B&B - views, privacy Tawharanui Peninsula Matakana

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Overview
1 bedroom
2 bathrooms
2 guests
1 night minimum
Holiday Rental House
Magnificent sea and native bush views in a secluded environment are yours just an hour north of Auckland on the Tāwharanui Peninsula at Matakana. Soak up the morning or afternoon sun, enjoy romantic sunsets or star gaze to your heart’s content with no city lights to dim the Milky Way. On a coastal ridge with sweeping views, Kaka Ridge Retreat is a 60 square metre two-room cottage offering you privacy and tranquility. Boasting a bedroom, living room, two bathrooms, decks on three sides, an outdoor bath and a pretty cottage garden, it is designed to provide you with the ultimate getaway. The luxurious bedroom is French country chic with a super comfortable king bed. From your bedroom you have a stunning view of the sea – a 180 degree vista including near and far islands of the Hauraki Gul...Magnificent sea and native bush views in a secluded environment are yours just an hour north of Auckland on the Tāwharanui Peninsula at Matakana. Soak up the morning or afternoon sun, enjoy romantic sunsets or star gaze to your heart’s content with no city lights to dim the Milky Way. On a coastal ridge with sweeping views, Kaka Ridge Retreat is a 60 square metre two-room cottage offering you privacy and tranquility. Boasting a bedroom, living room, two bathrooms, decks on three sides, an outdoor bath and a pretty cottage garden, it is designed to provide you with the ultimate getaway. The luxurious bedroom is French country chic with a super comfortable king bed. From your bedroom you have a stunning view of the sea – a 180 degree vista including near and far islands of the Hauraki Gulf. Your living room looks across a gently sloping lawn directly at a huge stand of covenanted native bush. This is a bird lover’s paradise: tui, kereru, kaka, ruru, piwakawaka, kotare, kakariki and korimako visit our gardens. This retro styled room is relaxingly comfortable and includes a small dining area plus fridge, kettle, toaster, microwave, and a disposable BBQ; everything you need for the delicious continental breakfast we provide, or to put together a simple meal. For dinner, we highly recommend you try one of the many wonderful local restaurants. You can even order in as there's a food delivery service that will deliver to the cottage door. Access is via our driveway and shared parking area with a short walk past our house. The cottage is completely separate with a cottage garden and large native tree area creating space and visual privacy from the main house. This is a truly exceptional escape experience. It would be hard to better this coastal getaway, it’s expansive views, country location or ease of access to all the attractions of the Matakana area. More
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About the Owner
Katherine F
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2018
Interaction with guests
We are usually on site to welcome our guests. We're happy to make recommendations for things to do and places to eat and answer questions at any time. Most of our guests come here for privacy and seclusion and we respect this requirement.
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Reviewed 10 February 2019

Beautiful cottage in exquisite setting. Gorgeous view of the ocean. Surrounded by lush plant life. The place is wonderful and has all the amenities you need. I especially loved the outdoor bathtub. Wished we’d stayed longer,

Date of stay: February 2019
Thank Stephanie G
Reviewed 2 October 2018

A lovely, spacious, warm and cozy house, that provides everything needed for a relaxing break. Superb views to the coast and beach, nestled in the bush, with bird song the only sound. Comfortable bed and furnishings, local jams, honey and peanut butter, and locally baked...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Karen C
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Reviewed 26 June 2018

The place is stunning: Sea view, colourful birds singing and flying everywhere, great teraces to enjoy the seaview and quietness. The place is super clean, and the hosts have shared with us great advices, super nice ans friendly people! You should definitely discover that place...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank sandrineblanc23
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Absolutely delightful cottage set amidst your own private gardens and native bush. We enjoyed the plush comfy beds, scrumptious make your own breakfast, the gorgeous views, tranquility, birdcall and much more. Katherine and John are very helpful and happy to help where needed. Highly recommend,...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank 2happyhols
Management response:Responded 11 April 2018

Thanks for the lovely review. So glad you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you back here soon.

Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

The perfect place for a quiet weekend away. Complete privacy, rarely seen views from the elevated private site and bird life all around the cottage. Wonderful hosts, spacious cottage. Will definitely be back.

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank AaronP2379
Management response:Responded 26 February 2018

Thanks for the review. We would love to see you back here sometime.

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Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
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How to get there
You will need a car to get here. We're about 70 kilometres from Auckland Airport. Going north from Auckland, turn right onto Matakana Road at Warkworth. Coming south from Northland, you can either turn off at Wellsford or continue to Warkworth and turn off from there. We have parking on site.
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Nearest Beach: 3.0 km
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