Large rooms,2 x kings or 4 x single beds, wet area bathroom. Eco friendly cleaning. TV in each bedroom. Quiet suburb 10 mins drive from downtown, 10 mins walk to bus, train, 15 mins to Zoo, MOTAT. Large open plan kitchen/dining/lounge with comfy couch and a large TV. Private outdoor area for relaxing. A genuine large apartment with real beds and great breakfast food all provided. All linen, toiletries, kitchen accessories are provided. No hidden costs. Washing machine in bathroom.
Your apartment is a new addition to our 100 year old bungalow. The beds can be configured as either two king singles or one king in each room. Eco friendly cleaning products, all our floors are native oiled timbers, we provide gluten free homemade muesli, homemade bread (not gluten free sorry!), fresh fruit etc for your breakfasts.
Your hosts: Paul works in IT and Catherine is the resident cook/cleaner/gardener! Einstein is our 4 yr old miniature schnauzer and Minerva is our 17 year old cat. Our suburb is a quiet residential area which is only 10 minutes drive from the central city. We have buses and trains 5-10 minutes walk away.
5 minutes drive to Auckland Zoo, MOTAT, Western Springs, Speedway, St Lukes Shopping Centre, Unitec, Pt Chevalier, Chamberlain Golf Course
6 minutes drive, 25 minutes walk to Eden Park
13 minutes drive to Vector Arena, Central City, Auckland Town Hall, The Edge, ASB Theatre, Civic Theatre, CBD
3 minutes to Kingsland for cafes and retro shopping
9 minutes to Ponsonby for boutique shopping and restaurants
12 minutes drive to Ferry Building, CBD
13 minutes drive to The Trusts Arena, Henderson
13 km to Auckland International Airport
5 minutes drive to Potters Park Splashpad
5 minutes drive to Mt Eden Village
17 Minutes drive Mt Smart Stadium
A large trampoline and a swing set are available for children and the young at heart. We also have bicycles available for your use.
Mt Albert is a well established area of Auckland with interesting walks and local history. For the sports mad amongst you, it takes a leaisurely half hour to walk to Eden Park - home to cricket and rugby. Paul will happily talk sport as long as you want!
Easy 10 minute walk to bus stops and train station, and motorway access - SH1 and SH16
Make yourself at home - watch TV or play board games for some relaxing time, get some sunshine in the garden, have a bbq...its all yours. We welcome you and want you to feel at home. The whole 2 bedroom apartment is yours - we are available through a lockable connecting door.
Paul works in the city Monday to Friday, Catherine works part time as well as managing the apartment (and even taking guests sightseeing at times!). We enjoy chatting with visitors, and can provide dinner for $10 per night if you would like to dine with us.
Our tariff includes breakfast. Homemade gluten free muesli, homemade wholemeal bread, fresh fruit, homemade yoghurt, spreads for your toast, tea, coffee, juice, milk - all included in the tariff.
No smoking in the house or garden please. We have a small dog Einstein who will love to be your new best friend and an elderly cat who will ignore you. If you are out late we ask you to be respectful of us and our neighbours and only come home when you are ready to hop into bed - no late night partying thanks!