Okura - Auckland's best kept secret. A kiwi village on the Okura River Estuary and marine reserve over looking the Okura Bush (many large Kauri trees.) Your chosen guest house maximises this waterfront panorama and has all the attributes of a genuine retreat and sanctuary. Kayaks available, bush walks (on the Te Araroa walkway), horse riding can be arranged.
10-15minutes from the Albany town city, Albany stadium / swimming pool, Massey University, the Millennium Sports Institute.
Modern home with old fashioned charm - very relaxing with multiple use rooms and spaces - yoga room , exterior decks , grounds and garden bordering the tidal Okura estuary -2 private rooms , use of living rooms and (URL HIDDEN) exceptional creative home , with multiple use areas. Extensive library, wood fireplaces for winter warmth and ambience. Excellent kitchen for the cook that is inclined - or the host can provide sustenance as and when required.
The main house is on one level , the upstairs areas are private. Great kitchen with old wood fired stove - gas/electric stove & microwave . Dining room opens onto sheltered deck as do the main living rooms.
I will be available for advice and assistance - also will be able to do transport - and facilitate travel connections. Express Bus to and from the city is nearby and pickup/dropoff can be arranged .
Guests relax and treat the house as their own- Shoes off inside / smiles on .
Welcoming host , sharing my home is an honour and I feel quite proud of this . Have travelled , adventured and discovered experiences for many years , settling in this small village and calling it home .Still a sailor , gardener, cook and bon vivant , well read - extensive eclectic home library and music collection .