Spoilt for choice! Cottage, house, or aptmnt, sunny Hawkes Bay!

Spoilt for choice! Cottage, house, or aptmnt, sunny Hawkes Bay!

Geoffrey

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3 Bedrooms
Sleeps 4
1 Bathrooms
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Our home

We can offer a very flexible situation. (Non sim. exch. easily possible). Our 3 brm home is modern and spacious with separate large sunny fully self contained 2 brm room apartment (sleeps 3 or 4) above garage and workshop. Fully equipped kitchen, lounge with TV, lounge suite, two divan beds - all bedding stored underneath. Brm 1 has super king sized bed. Brm 2 currently set up as playroom has one bed - has room for another. This means we can host visitors at any time. We often have family/friends using this area so change furniture to suit. The apartment is has its own separate entrance (with 16 stairs) at the rear of the building . There is internal access from the main house but a lockable door makes the two dwellings independent. Aprtmt has an automatic washing machine, vanity unit, laundry tub and shower in one room. Separate toilet with handbasin. Rotary clothesline in the garden, dryer in the garage below the apartment. If we are in residence we can enjoy helping you explore our beautiful country. Lovely garden, patios and BBQ areas to enjoy.Depending on season you can pick ripe fruit from the trees or pluck fresh greens from small productive garden.
Our travelling companions have delightful 2 bedroom hilltop cottage ( close to city centre). Their home is light & airy, with all day sun and appealing views towards the estuary the bay,and hills. So a simultaneous exchange can be made for visitors to stay there if they wish, while we are travelling.

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Who we are

  1. We, Geoff and Evelyn are an active retired couple - Geoff ex builder, Evelyn ex teacher. We love exploring both NZ and countries abroad. We have a motor home, both enjoy family activites (especially the grandchildren), geocaching, camping, travelling. Geoff - tramping, kayaking, sailing. Evelyn gardening, singing and crafts. Our travelling companions are Judy and Geoff. Judy is a practicing artist (painter) with own studio/gallery. Geoff (resisting retirement) is very active in community & church, with 2 energetic part time jobs. We all love traveling both NZ and overseas. Judy and Evelyn have travelled together - exploring parts of Thames Path and lovely countryside.

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Napier is a delightful seaside city renowned for its Mediterranean climate and easy lifestyle. From our home you can walk to 2 of our famous wineries, cycle for miles by rivers, sea or stunning countryside. So much choice !!
"So ... what to do tomorrow? Go hot-air ballooning?..Visit the sheepskin tannery?...Tour around in a gleaming vintage car? Enjoy a round of golf at the famous Cape Kidnappers Course? Go for a brisk walk along the miles of coastal walkways? Have lunch out in the bay aboard the Big Catamaran? Off to the beach for a twilight picnic? Visit a world famous gannet sanctuary? Watch the setting sun from a quayside restaurant? OR....maybe just go and soak in the Ocean Spa along the Marine Parade?
Oh decisions, decisions !!"
Local airport 8 minutes away. Lake Taupo 2 hours - hot thermal pools - Maori culture. Rotorua ? less than 3 hrs - thermal region, geysers. Auckland 5+ hours. Wellington ? capital city 4 hours

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