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Spacious,architectual NGAKUTA BAY holiday home

2320 Queen Charlotte drive, Ngakuta bay
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Our large architecturally designed home is situated in the main part of Ngakuta Bay where the sandy swimming beaches and boat ramp are,[ not in Little Ngakuta].The property is a wonderful private resort style getaway not just for summer but also a special winter retreat as the house and section are very sunny and warm. The home is set in 1/2 an acre of private, nicely landscaped grounds ,and is ...

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Our large architecturally designed home is situated in the main part of Ngakuta Bay where the sandy swimming beaches and boat ramp are,[ not in Little Ngakuta].The property is a wonderful private resort style getaway not just for summer but also a special winter retreat as the house and section are very sunny and warm. The home is set in 1/2 an acre of private, nicely landscaped grounds ,and is a 2 mins timed walk to the sandy safe swimming beaches of main Ngakuta Bay and only 1 mins from 2 excellent mountain biking /walking tracks that have wonderful panoramic views over QC sound equal to anything on the the QC track.

Ngakuta bay is a very pictureque bay situated 15 mins drive from Picton in the prime area of Queen Charlotte sound.A large grass reserve leads to the sandy swimming beach.
Our bay has a large newly constructed jetty which is great for loading up the boat,fishing from or simply relaxing and taking in the gorgeous views of the bay.Launch your boat from the boat ramp to further explore.The bay has 2 excellent mountain biking/walking track that have spectacular views over Queen Charlotte sound.

Our property has a large flat lawn surrounded by 1600 sq meters of private landscaped gardens, and is fully fenced.

All 3 living areas open out to attractive decks [at ground level] and a lush courtyard BBQ area offering you many out door places to sit and relax.
We can make up a 3rd double room if requested by joining 2 single beds in the downstairs bedroom.

The kitchen is very well equipped for large groups, there are 2 large fridge freezers to provide you with plenty of cold storage saving you trips back to Picton to restock.

Should you strike a wet patch of weather the 3 spacious living areas provide you with plenty of indoor space.

For indoor entertainment we have 2 widescreen TVs, sky digital 40+ MULTI ROOM including sky sports 1,2,and 3[ So there is no need to argue with the children over the channels!!], DVD player & stereo.
Table tennis and a selection of children's books and toys are in the spacious playroom.

A 14ft round trampoline with pads provides extra entertainment for the children.

Take our 2 kayaks to the beach to explore.It is well worth the effort as it is common to see dolphins and seals up close in and around our bay.

We have plenty of off street parking for cars and boats

If you wish to bring a dog please inquire.

Ngakuta bay is renowned for its picturesque scenery.This area has won NZ tourism awards and international recognition for its beauty which makes kayaking, boating and walking in this area a unique experience.

The bay has an excellent boat ramp and jetty, ski lane and a large grass reserve.
Fish such asTarakihi,Gurnard,Kawhawai Snapper, and spotties have all been caught from the jetty.Scollops collected in season close by.

The start of the wine trail is a short 30 mins drive away. Queen Charlotte track 12 mins.
Picton 15 mins

Many large groups have commented on how spacious the house and grounds are making this property a popular spot.
Early booking for the months of Nov to April and school holidays is recommended as we get heavily booked well in advance.

We have lived in this area for over 24yrs and are only too happy to share our local knowledge with you.

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1 Feb-28 Mar
$280.00/Night for 6 guests
$18.00 per extra guest
2 Night minimum
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1 Apr-30 Apr
$270.00/Night for 6 guests
$18.00 per extra guest
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14 Dec-22 Dec
$280.00/Night for 6 guests
$18.00 per extra guest
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23 Dec-31 Jan
$400.00/Night for 6 guests
$15.00 per extra guest
7 Night minimum
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$200.00/Night for 2 guests
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The price for a 2 night stay or public holiday weekends are higher than stated above please enquire. linen can be supplied at 1 off charge of $20 per person per stay linen includes sheets, pillowslips, bath towels, bath mats ,hand towels, please bring your own face cloths.Compulsory cleaning charge $100.

Reviews (5 Reviews)
Hilly
Stayed May 2014
This was our second time staying at the Codlins. It's the perfect location and home for our two families to stay. Lots of fishing, water-skiing and seal watching. Great Bay and jetty for families.
Awesome home - some great table tennis... Read more
This was our second time staying at the Codlins. It's the perfect location and home for our two families to stay. Lots of fishing, water-skiing and seal watching. Great Bay and jetty for families.
Awesome home - some great table tennis competitions had by all. Thank you very much to Catherine, Paul and family.
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portlandio
Stayed May 2012
FANTASTIC PLACE TO STAY ...GREAT SPACE FOR LARGE GROUPS.WE WILL BE GOING BACK TO STAY FOR SURE..COMFORTABLE BEDS AND EVERYTHING JUST WORKED SO WELL WITH ALL THIS SPACE......PERFECT!!! Thankyou Catherine and Family.
FANTASTIC PLACE TO STAY ...GREAT SPACE FOR LARGE GROUPS.WE WILL BE GOING BACK TO STAY FOR SURE..COMFORTABLE BEDS AND EVERYTHING JUST WORKED SO WELL WITH ALL THIS SPACE......PERFECT!!! Thankyou Catherine and Family.
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AmyG
Stayed January 2010
We have stayed at this house a couple of times and we absolutely love it! The spaces for multiple families, the facilities, the kayaks, the table tennis- what great holidays! Can't wait to return. Thank you Catherine and family for... Read more
We have stayed at this house a couple of times and we absolutely love it! The spaces for multiple families, the facilities, the kayaks, the table tennis- what great holidays! Can't wait to return. Thank you Catherine and family for making our stay so wonderful! Amy and family!
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stoneyb
Stayed October 2008
What a great place to stay. We caught Fish in the next bay, got scallops just a wee way by boat. Safe beach for the kids to play right by the boat ramp. Good for our family of 7 with spacious lawned area ideal for the annual cricket game. Big... Read more
What a great place to stay. We caught Fish in the next bay, got scallops just a wee way by boat. Safe beach for the kids to play right by the boat ramp. Good for our family of 7 with spacious lawned area ideal for the annual cricket game. Big dining room table became focal point for family holiday meals. Thanks catherine for letting us use your beautiful home.
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Aroha
Stayed July 2008
Catherine & Pauls home at Ngakuta Bay was fantastic! Really spacious and perfect for our family of 10. Especially great for our 4 young under 5's. It was a warm, comfortable & idyllic holiday getaway! The fishing was great! Caught... Read more
Catherine & Pauls home at Ngakuta Bay was fantastic! Really spacious and perfect for our family of 10. Especially great for our 4 young under 5's. It was a warm, comfortable & idyllic holiday getaway! The fishing was great! Caught Blue Cod & the Dads got a pig hunting all on Day 1. Catherine & Paul's friendliness and advice for the local area was excellent. Many Thanks for a great holiday! We'' definitely be back!
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