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The Space:

Fully furnished double bedroom, use of bathroom next to the double bedroom, also shared use of the downstairs lounge with TV. Free Wifi access. New bedroom suite. Lots of light!

Simple use of kitchen and appliances.  Laundromat close by in Howick Village.

Just bring your clothes. Pricing from $90 per night depending on season.  Tea and coffee available.

Situated between Meadowlands and Howick Village, close to Botany Shopping Plaza, 2 min walk to the bus stop that will take you to the City, there is also a Ferry to the City from Bucklands Beach Marina.

Double Bedroom (1 Queen) Private Bathroom 2 guests
1 private shower/toilet/basin
Not suitable for children or pets
Laundromat close by
Non smokers only


The Neighborhood:

Very safe suburb with a fantastic Saturday morning market in the Howick village and some great restaurants, cafe’s and bars in the area. Close to quite a few beaches and a quaint cinema up the road. There are a few supermarkets in the area as well as a bottle store, pharmacy, baker, butchery and other shops in the village. The property is located 30min from Auckland International Airport, 40min from Auckland CBD

Close to the local beaches Eastern Beach, Bucklands Beach and the Whitford countryside. Great restaurants and theatres close by. Howick village 20 minute walk. The local supermarket is a 10 min walk.

Golf, pool and gyms close by.  For the golfer there are a number of golf courses close to the area especially Musick Point Golf Course which has beautiful sea views.

There are also a number of gyms and a sports complex (Lloyd Elsmore) with swimming pool in the area.


Guest Access:

Simple use of kitchen and appliances. Lounge and dining area although I don’t really use the lounge. Laundromat down the road at Howick village.


House Rules:

I love hosting people who love travelling and I also speak a little French. Please respect our property and be considerate.

We ask that you look after our space and keep the noise down so we can continue to host other travellers in the future. We ask that you don’t entertain guests in the house.

Wifi available.

The heat pump is on a timer, we ask you don’t change temperature. You are welcome to turn off or on if required but please don’t change mode as this can alter effectiveness of the unit. Many thanks for your consideration here.


Getting Around:

Only a few minutes walk to the public bus stop, which will take you to Botany (one of the biggest shopping centres in Auckland), Newmarket (shopping centre) and Auckland City Centre. You can also catch the bus to Panmure train station and go into Auckland City.

There are a number of beaches close by. Eastern Beach, Howick Beach, Mellons Bay and Bucklands Beach which has a delightful promenade and a few good restaurants with sea views.

Nearby is Half Moon Bay. Here you can catch the ferry to Auckland City centre and Waiheke Island. This is a centre for boaties and boasts an excellent marina and a good place to visit.

Howick Village is a cute suburban centre, which has numerous banks, a post office, travel agents, pubs, bars, cafés and restaurants etc. and has a weekend market.
Other attractions nearby are the Monterey Cinemas for all the latest movies, Howick Little Theatre and Howick Historical Village.