Seaside Cottage

Onawe Flat Road, Duvauchelle, Banks Peninsula
Max Guests

About this Holiday House

*****Much admired family bach now available to the public**** Cute and cosy, 1940s weatherboard bungalow situated just meters from the waters edge. Recently renovated kitchen and tidy throughout but still maintaining a real 'kiwi bach' feel. It offers an open plan kitchen and living, lots of outdoor space, two bedrooms and a sunroom. Akaroa Golf Course close is enough to walk to for a round of golf (or a 2 minute drive). 2 minute walk to pub/restaurant, 10 minute walk to cafe/store, or a 10 min drive over the hills to Akaroa for everything you need. This is a family holiday home and has been loved for many generations. Our holiday home which we think offers the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Located on the picturesque Banks Peninsula, Duvuachelle boasts stunning landscapes that will leave you awe-inspired. Immerse yourself in the beauty of the surrounding hills and the (sometimes!) sparkling waters of the Akaroa Harbour. The captivating views from our holiday home are nothing short of a postcard-perfect paradise. For nature enthusiasts, Duvuachelle is a haven waiting to be explored. Embark on exhilarating hiking trails and enjoy water sports like boating, jet skiing and swimming. The area's diverse marine life invites you to enjoy unforgettable experiences such with dolphins and seals in their natural habitat. Indulge in the unique culture and history of Duvuachelle by exploring the charming nearby town of Akaroa. Delight in its rich French heritage, reflected in the architecture, cuisine, and warm hospitality. Stroll through the quaint streets lined with boutique shops, art galleries, and cafes, savoring the flavors of delectable local cuisine, with a coffee, wine, or beer. After a day of adventure and discovery, retreat to our cozy holiday home, where every comfort awaits. If you want to relax just pull up a chair and grab a book off the shelf, or just watch the tides come and go. Our home provides a peaceful haven for relaxation, ensuring you wake up refreshed and ready to embrace another day in this captivating paradise. Whether you seek a romantic getaway, a family adventure, or simply a rejuvenating break in nature's embrace, Duvuachelle offers an unforgettable holiday experience. PLEASE NOTE - as this is a multi-generational family holiday home booking for PUBLIC HOLIDAYS may not be accepted as family will have first right of refusal. Even if the calendar shows the date as available, this may not be the case.

Details and amenities

Child friendly
No pets
Linen not provided
No smoking
No disabled access
Heating & cooling
Air Conditioning
Electric blankets
Heat pump
Washing Machine
Boat parking
Off Street Parking
Tea, coffee, sugar etc
Cellphone coverage
Cleaning equipment
Cleaning supplies
Clothes line
Electric heat
Laundry Tub
Oil heaters
Outdoor furniture

Bed layout

1 Queen(s), 2 Single(s), 1 King single(s), 1 Trundler bed(s)

Special Amenities

The sunroom has a king single (set up as a daybed), with trundler underneath which can be pushed together to make a king size bed. 'Shub'(shower over tub) in the bathroom, which is great for kids. BBQ on the back porch and a few comfy old chairs to sit in while you're cooking. Some old fruit trees may even provide some treats while you're visiting! (Please note some images may show old furniture - the layout of the rooms remains the same, but we continue to upgrade items; and as such images of sofas etc may be different to those in place)

Special Attractions and Activities Nearby

Ocean front, walking distance to Duvauchelle wharf, and Onawe. Quick drive to Akaroa, Barry's Bay Cheese Factory, French Farm etc. Close to boat ramp (other side of the bay).


Average Rating: 5
34 total reviews

An awesome cottage for relaxing and back to holidays of yesteryear. Peaceful. Thank you for sharing this place. We love it.
Lovely peaceful place. Keen to return!
Love this house,sunny,warm,with great amenities. Comfortable beds.Great views over the harbour,always something to look at,ie nature etc. Have stayed many times and will be back again soon.
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Date rangeRatesMinimum stay
All year$150 / Night for 6 guests2 Nights
All year
$150 / Night for 6 guests
Min. stay: 2 Nights




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