Picton Waterfall Bay

Waterfall Bay, Marlborough Sounds, Picton
Max Guests

About this Holiday House

The Land before Time The Glass House of Waterfall Bay: Arguably the most beautiful house in the Sounds the Glass House showcases true harmony between nature and architecture. This magnificent glass and steel house lies behind a screen of native bush with the only inhabitants for 25 acres being quails, tuis, kereru and wekas. The house consists of three magnificent pavilions over 100 metres with soaring ceilings and matai polished floors. The entertainment pavilion is designed to look out over the green water to the towering cliffs and shag rock, the nesting ground of the Black shags. There are two huge open fireplaces. One faces the kitchen and antique French dining table which seats 14 and the other a seating area for up to 10 with full TV, stereo and Wi-Fi facilities. The middle pavilion consists of a bunkroom with 4 double bunks and a white marble bathroom, and 3 Queen size bedrooms, all with their own green or white marble bathrooms. The third master pavilion has its own tea and coffee making facilities a super king bed and a super king daybed. It has a green marble bathroom which opens onto the forest floor. All the bedrooms have their own unique forest and ocean views. The house is surrounded by native flaxes to tempt the birds and bush with outdoor seating for up to twenty and a spa pool sitting on the deck nestled by native trees and looking over the water. Access: private boat, water taxi or our own boat driver. Activities: From the house/ No Charge Walks: The house links up to the Queen Charlotte walkway and guests can walk as little or as much as they like from one hour to 3 days. Guests who don’t like to walk backwards can be picked up from jetties one hour, two hours, three hours… you decide. Anakiwa is 2 and I/2 hours walk and Te Mahia jetty one hour. Some guests like to walk to the Te Mahia jetty and swim the 800 metres back to the house.! Swimming: Our most popular swims are to Shag rock and back I km, between the old bach and the new back 500 metres and to Te Mahia jetty and back 1. 6 kms. Kayaking Out and about in the Sounds and Marlborough/ Extra charge We can arrange these trips for you or you can book directly Yoga : A yoga teacher lives in the next bay and is happy to come to the house POA E-Ko tours : 2 and 4 hour trips exploring the birdlife and wildlife of the Sounds, Swimming with the Dolphins: from $68 phone Wilderness Guides Waterfront Cafes : Lochmara Lodge 10 minutes by boat, 1 hour by foot Bay of Many Coves Punga Cove Furneaux lodge Vineyards PLEASE NOTE CLEANING FEE $285

Details and amenities

Child friendly
Pet friendly
Linen provided
No smoking
No disabled access
Sky TV
Spa pool
Heating & cooling
Air Conditioning
Fire place
Heat pump
High Chair
Accessible Bathroom
Cot Available
Extra Bedding
Washing Machine
Boat parking
Tea, coffee, sugar etc
Cellphone coverage
Cleaning equipment
Cleaning supplies
Clothes line
Drying room
Ensuite Bathroom
Extra Toilet
Fire wood supplied
Internet available
Laundry Tub
Outdoor furniture
Outdoor Shower
Wood stove

Bed layout

4 Bunk(s), 4 Fold out bed(s), 4 Queen(s), 1 Super King(s)


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Date rangeRatesExtra guestsMinimum stay
2 Apr - 30 Apr $2300 / Night for 1 guest$1002 Nights
15 Dec - 15 Feb $4000 / Night for 4 guests$1503 Nights
Rest of year$2300 / Night for 4 guests$1002 Nights
2 Apr - 30 Apr
$2300 / Night for 1 guest
Extra guests: $100Min. stay: 2 Nights
15 Dec - 15 Feb
$4000 / Night for 4 guests
Extra guests: $150Min. stay: 3 Nights
Rest of year
$2300 / Night for 4 guests
Extra guests: $100Min. stay: 2 Nights
Please note a $2000 security deposit is required for rental of this property. This will be returned after check out, once property has been inspected and all equipment is returned in the same condition as was left.


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