"Ann's Abodes" - Gray Bach

2 Ben Avon Grove Off Cape Palliser Road, Mangatoetoe, Featherston
Max Guests

About this Holiday House

Our 'GRAY BACH' is perfect place for couples to get away from the rat race and unwind. Constant awesome wave action and some of the most magic sunsets can be yours if you are staying in our architecturally designed home. While lying in bed wake up and watch the day unfold. The sea, waves, the sky, birds, boats and the list goes on. Nature at work. It is situated in the most southern subdivision in the North Island on the rugged, geologically and historically significant Southern Wairarapa coastline. Elevated site with extensive coastal views - right to the South Island's Kaikoura mountains. (Weather permitting) Spacious with outdoor living area. Ngawi fishing village, 9 hole golf course, seal colony, lighthouse nearby. Great diving, surfing, fishing, walking (Haurangi Forest Park/Putangarua Pinnacles) and mountain biking area. Two hours south of Masterton and approx. two and a half hours from Wellington. No open fires to be lit especially in in summer. Note - fire restriction may apply

Details and amenities

Child friendly
No pets
Linen: please enquire
Smoking outside only
Accessibility: please enquire
Sky TV
Heating & cooling
Electric blankets
Fire place
Accessible Bathroom
Extra Bedding
Washing Machine
Boat parking
Off Street Parking
Tea, coffee, sugar etc
CD player
Cleaning equipment
Cleaning supplies
Clothes line
Electric heat
Fire wood supplied
Laundry Tub
Oil heaters
Outdoor furniture

Bed layout

1 Cot(s), 1 Trundler bed(s), 1 King(s), 1 King/Twin, 1 Sofa bed(s)

Special Amenities

Along with the King Bed and small sofa Bed in the Bedroom there is the Trundler Bedset i.e makes 2 king Single or together 1 Super King Bed in the lounge. This can be partially partitioned for privacy. A single fold down bed is also available. Inside home totally suited to wheelchair use with ramp access to house. No added aides i.e. shower chair, (do have a shower stool) hoist etc. Have TV and Blu Ray player. There is a phone - local calls only.

Special Attractions and Activities Nearby

The Four main attractions very close by are the Lighthouse with it's massive flight of steps. Kupes Sail - with it's historical Maori Legends. The Seal Colony - a natural environment right beside the road on the way to the Lighthouse inhabited all year round and Ngawi Village with its 9 hole golf course and array of old bulldozers used to haul in the fishing boats. Behind our coastal home is the Haurangi Forest Park - walking access via the Mangatoetoe stream. (The bridge just prior to getting to our house.) A 20 min drive back towards Lake Ferry are the Putangirua Pinnacles - created by many hundreds of years of erosion. More recently a site used briefly in the making of the 'Lord of the Rings' movies. A perfect place for anyone who is 'outdoorsy' and likes surfing, diving, mountain biking etc or equally satisfying for those who simply want to 'blob out' in front of the fire with a good book having already checked out the wonderful views.


Average Rating: 5
64 total reviews

Chris Berentson
Incredible architecture, Fabulous views, a warm peaceful relaxing house. Wonderful.
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WOW amazing, if you want a break away off grid, with a sea view that is uninterrupted this is the place to be! Loved it, will be back again in the near future!!
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Milan Lazarevic
A well thought out fascinating architecturally designed holiday home . Ideal lounge for relaxing with plenty of indoor and outdoor flow for family gatherings , friend’s entertainment and energetic children . Mesmerising unsurpassed panoramic view of glistening ocean , bobbing fishing boats , container ships and the Kaikouras . . Kupe’s Sail to your right and down the road to Ngawi NZ’s unique fishing village with more bulldozers per capital than any other location on earth . Be sure to see the Seal pool where mother seals teach their babies to swim on promontory 20 minutes via a hewed into the cliff road .
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Date rangeRatesExtra guestsMinimum stay
1 Oct - 31 May $140 / Night for 2 guests$302 Nights
1 Oct - 31 May $180 / Night for 2 guests$301 Night
Rest of year$140 / Night for 2 guests$302 Nights
Rest of year$180 / Night for 2 guests$301 Night
1 Oct - 31 May
$140 / Night for 2 guests
Extra guests: $30Min. stay: 2 Nights
1 Oct - 31 May
$180 / Night for 2 guests
Extra guests: $30Min. stay: 1 Night
Rest of year
$140 / Night for 2 guests
Extra guests: $30Min. stay: 2 Nights
Rest of year
$180 / Night for 2 guests
Extra guests: $30Min. stay: 1 Night

Concession for stays of 7 nights plus.
Linen can be supplied at extra cost.


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