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Swallows Nest spacious apartment.

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Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
2 nights minimum
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Million dollar sea views from a million dollar setting, just the one apartment here at Swallows Nest, Bay-of-Islands accommodation at it's best yet only 400m from the beach & offering truly spectacular ocean & marina views that will have you relaxed before the stars fill our sub tropical sky's. Open plan lounge & diner with full fitchen facilities all facing the beautifull blue waters of “The-Bay'' Enjoy watching the Russell to Paihia ferry boats from your alfresco breakfast table at the start of your day. Paihia waterfront, shops & restaurants are only a 400 yard stroll away where you will find all the major cruise and tour operators offering a host of activities of your choice ranging from a 100% adrenaline rush to a sedate cruise around 'The Bay' on one of the many boats that sail...Million dollar sea views from a million dollar setting, just the one apartment here at Swallows Nest, Bay-of-Islands accommodation at it's best yet only 400m from the beach & offering truly spectacular ocean & marina views that will have you relaxed before the stars fill our sub tropical sky's. Open plan lounge & diner with full fitchen facilities all facing the beautifull blue waters of “The-Bay'' Enjoy watching the Russell to Paihia ferry boats from your alfresco breakfast table at the start of your day. Paihia waterfront, shops & restaurants are only a 400 yard stroll away where you will find all the major cruise and tour operators offering a host of activities of your choice ranging from a 100% adrenaline rush to a sedate cruise around 'The Bay' on one of the many boats that sail these glorious waters. The 'Bay-of-Islands' is world renound as a dolphin viewing paradise along with the 142 islands that make up “The-Bay'' you are guaranteed to have a spectacular cruise. Swallows Nest is finished to an extremely high standard & contemporary style with Italian granite topped kitchen with modern appliances. The master bedroom has a King sized bed with an en-suite shower room with 'his & hers' double vanity basins. Janet & Jim will be on hand to help you with anything you wish to helping arrange & giving advice on any trips or tours. If it is comfort, convenience (plenty of parking & close to town), outstanding finishing, peace & tranquillity, then look no further. More
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Janet P
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2013
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Reviews (4)
Reviewed 7 December 2016

A lovely apartment on a hill with great views of part of the Bay. It is a 10 minute walk into Paihia town centre but a steepish walk on the return. The unit itself, under the owners house, is very comfortable, modern décor and with...More

Date of stay: December 2016
Thank Rod N
Management response:Responded 14 December 2016

Thank you for your positive review and we are pleased our suggestions for your time spent in "The Bay'' were helpful.

Reviewed 27 November 2015

We were made extremely welcome by Janet and Jim. The apartment being very clean, comfortable and well appointed. As the name suggests the property is set high on the hill affording views front and back. You can walk into Paihia but for the less fit...More

Date of stay: November 2015
Thank BobSue L
Kiwislove2travel, VR Owner at Swallows Nest spacious apartment., responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2015

Thank you very much for your kind review, we enjoy explaining all the superb places that are here in the 'Bay-of-Islands' and pleased you enjoyed our recommendations of which there are many to suit all tastes. We hope you had a pleasant journey home.

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Reviewed 9 November 2014

Exactly as advertised.The views of the bay are beautiful. Contemporary, high end furnishings and fixtures, and spotlessly clean. Great location for Bay of Islands and points further.Jim and Janet are super friendly and have lots of good advice on things to do and see. loved...More

Date of stay: October 2014
2  Thank Diane J
Reviewed 19 March 2014

Janet and Jim are terrific hosts and the apartment is exactly as shown. Excellent kitchen with everything you could ever need. They are very familiar with the area and gave me great trips on things I should see. Traveling alone, it was nice to know...More

Date of stay: February 2014
2  Thank None107
Management response:Responded 18 March 2014

Thank you for your positive review, it was our pleasure to host you and we are sure you will enjoy your remaining time in New Zealand. We wish you safe...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
Refrigerator
Washer
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Ocean Views
Paper Towels Provided
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
A Winter Sun Getaway
Books
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Shared Garden
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Local Guides/Maps
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Alarm Clock
Water Views
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Waterfront
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
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About the neighbourhood
We are on a peninsular that protrudes out into 'The-Bay', Panorama Avenue is on the ridge line of a peninsular that protrudes out into 'The-Bay' offering commanding views down to Opua inlet and the channel. Ample parking on site and only 400 meters from all the major cruise operators.
How to get there
From Auckland follow directions north on STATE HIGHWAY 1, SIGNPOSTED TO WHANGAREI. STATE HIGHWAY 1. (MOTORWAY) Approx 1hour 40minutes hours drive you will find 'Honey Center' on your LEFT HAND SIDE, great freshly made food and ideal for a comfort break. At KAWAKAWA Follow the main tourist signs to 'Bay-of-Islands'. At the one way bridge please be aware to stop for oncoming traffic, they have right of way. After 13 killometers on approaching Paihia you will cross Tehami Flats with the sea on your right, Follow the road up the hill and directly on the brow of the hill turn sharp right into Binnie Street. 100mtrs fork left and Swallows Nest is 20 mtrs on your left'
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