20 Irishtown Road, Kuaotunu, Whitianga
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About this Holiday House

This beautiful ocean view property is a 3 or 4 minute walk to Kuaotunu Beach and Luke's Kitchen, a well known local restaurant. The house is nestled on 4.5 acres of stunning gardens and native bush. The house consists of a 6 bedroom dwelling including an extra bathroom/toilet upstairs. "Kahukura" has ample parking for boats and the boat ramp is 1 kilometre away.

Details and amenities

Child friendly
No pets
Linen provided
Smoking outside only
No disabled access
Heating & cooling
Air Conditioning
Electric blankets
Fire place
High Chair
Accessible Bathroom
Extra Bedding
Washing Machine
Boat parking
Off Street Parking
CD player
Cellphone coverage
Cleaning equipment
Cleaning supplies
Clothes line
Electric heat
Extra Toilet
Fire wood supplied
Internet available
Laundry Tub
Oil heaters
Outdoor furniture
Outdoor Shower
Under floor heating

Bed layout

2 Queen(s), 2 Double(s), 2 King single(s), 1 King(s), 1 Sofa bed(s)

Special Amenities

Kahukura consists of a 4 bedroom dwelling on the ground floor and 2 bedrooms + extra bathroom/toilet upstairs. Entrance is from the the main deck into the lounge. The large lounge has an open fireplace (1 barrow firewood provided - $25 per barrow load thereafter). The dining room adjoins the lounge. The kitchen has an eye level oven and all the cooking equipment you will need including microwave and dishwasher. The laundry has a washing machine and dryer. Downstairs, there is a bathroom with tiled floor and shower, and separate toilet. Both shower and toilet have hand rails fitted. There is another bathroom and toilet upstairs. There is a second lounge plus a TV area which has a large 50 inch TV and DVD player. There is also a smart TV plus sound system in the main lounge where you can watch movies on Netflix etc. Both lounges have excellent sea views. For smaller numbers of guests it is quite possible to block off one half of the house & live in the other if so required. There is a barbecue area directly outside the kitchen with both gas & wood-fired barbecues (wood is provided). The upstairs rooms consist of a large bedroom with a queen size bed. A balcony leading from this bedroom has excellent views of the ocean. Adjacent is a smaller bedroom also with a queen size bed. The upstairs bathroom consists of a shower, toilet and vanity unit. There is also a small kitchenette upstairs suitable for tea and coffee making. Kahukura has ample parking area for boats. The Boating ramp is 1 kilometre northwest of the property. Guest Access The ground floor has 2 lockable entrance doors with key access. Keys are located in the lockbox on the righthand pole on the main deck immediately outside the main living room. Please contact owner for the code. The remaining 2 sliding doors are lockable only from the inside. Interaction with Guests Please be sure to bring your own food, or check if the local restaurants are open during your stay (esp. Luke's Kitchen). Social gatherings are a specialty at Kahukura. Please ask for a quote for any special catering needs. The Neighbourhood Some would say the Coromandel has the best beaches in New Zealand. "Kahukura" is a 3 or 4 minute walk to north-facing Kuaotunu Beach, the neighbourhood dairy (which also sells beer and wine), and Luke's Kitchen (a licensed pizzeria) and associated cafe and gallery. The nearby Kuaotunu Boat Ramp offers access to some great fishing throughout the year. Out and About • Great website for general info is: allaboutwhitianga • Restaurants in the area (Kuaotunu) Luke’s Kitchen, Luke’s Café; (Matarangi) Pipers Café, The Dunes Golf Course Restaurant; (Cooks Beach) Mercury Bay Estate Winery; (Whitanga) The French Fig, Lost Springs Café & Restaurant, Salt, Stoked; (Coromandel Town) The Mussel Kitchen • Supermarkets and general stores - Kuaotunu Store is a 3 minute walk; Countdown and New World are both located in Whitianga • Local attractions - Coroglen Tavern for music, Lost Springs (hot springs/restaurant), Boat Tours to Cathedral Cove… etc. Lots more. Hiking tracks (e.g. Castle Rock), fishing charters (from Whitianga), you name it. See website above. • Best beaches - Lucky you, one of the best beaches on the Coromandel Peninsula is only a couple of minutes walk away! Other suggestions are: New Chums Beach, Otama Beach, Crayfish Bay, Hot Water Beach. If you’re a boatie, some of the best beaches are inaccessible by car, especially between Waitaia Bay & Whitianga. And then, there are the islands!

Special Attractions and Activities Nearby

Local attractions are: Kuaotunu Beach (3 or 4 minute walk) and a large number of nearby beaches & coastal attractions including Otama Beach & New Chums. Fishing (boat ramp at western end of Kuaotunu Beach). Offshore islands including Mercury Island. Luke's Kitchen (world famous licensed pizzeria), dairy (also sells wine and beer), cafe & gallery within 3 minutes walk. Nearby hiking trails. Hot springs including The Lost Spring Spa in Whitianga.


Average Rating: 5
9 total reviews

Linda Hunt
Lovely property and grounds, ideal location, with everything you need, good for extended families. House has lots of character, refreshing change from some of the sterile places to rent. Hope to return :)
Annette Steward
We really enjoyed our stay at this beautiful holiday home.Everything we needed was provided for our comfort.Staying in a peaceful bush setting with sea views,what else could be better.We want to come back for sure
Chrissy Hartigan
Awesome house.. we did not want to leave. Would recommend to anyone.
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Date rangeRatesExtra guestsMinimum stay
10 Jan - 29 Jan $400 / Night for 2 guests$201 Night
30 Jan - 28 Feb $400 / Night for 2 guests$201 Night
1 Mar - 31 Mar $400 / Night for 2 guests$201 Night
2 Apr - 4 Apr $500 / Night for 2 guests$202 Nights
23 Apr - 25 Apr $500 / Night for 2 guests$201 Night
4 Jun - 6 Jun $500 / Night for 2 guests$202 Nights
22 Oct - 24 Oct $500 / Night for 2 guests$202 Nights
24 Dec - 9 Jan $1000 / Night for 2 guests$202 Nights
Rest of year$400 / Night for 2 guests$201 Night
10 Jan - 29 Jan
$400 / Night for 2 guests
Extra guests: $20Min. stay: 1 Night
30 Jan - 28 Feb
$400 / Night for 2 guests
Extra guests: $20Min. stay: 1 Night
1 Mar - 31 Mar
$400 / Night for 2 guests
Extra guests: $20Min. stay: 1 Night
2 Apr - 4 Apr
$500 / Night for 2 guests
Extra guests: $20Min. stay: 2 Nights
23 Apr - 25 Apr
$500 / Night for 2 guests
Extra guests: $20Min. stay: 1 Night
4 Jun - 6 Jun
$500 / Night for 2 guests
Extra guests: $20Min. stay: 2 Nights
22 Oct - 24 Oct
$500 / Night for 2 guests
Extra guests: $20Min. stay: 2 Nights
24 Dec - 9 Jan
$1000 / Night for 2 guests
Extra guests: $20Min. stay: 2 Nights
Rest of year
$400 / Night for 2 guests
Extra guests: $20Min. stay: 1 Night
There is a one-off cleaning fee of $150 for all bookings. $20 per person for more than 2 guests. Check-in is 3pm. Check-out is 10am. The first barrow-load of firewood (provided) is free. Beyond this, there is a $25 charge per barrow-load.




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