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7 guests
3 bedrooms
4 beds
2 baths
7 guests
3 bedrooms
4 beds
2 baths
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Our beach house has fabulous views of Taramea Bay and enjoys daylong sunshine. Beautiful sunrises through to the late afternoon/evening sun in the conservatory/back deck. Soak up the sun on the deck overlooking the Bay or if the weather is not up to being outdoors keep warm and cosy inside with the fire and enjoy the constantly changing view over the Bay. A short walk down the lane takes you to the safe swimming beach , park for the kids and local dairy.

The space

Our beach house is double storied, with Kitchen, Dining/Living area, Conservatory, Laundry, Garage, Decks, Bedroom and bathroom on the top floor/street level. Stairs lead to the 2 bedrooms and downstairs bathroom with a door opening to the garden. The top level has been recently modernised with the downstairs still to be completed.
Although families with young children are welcome to rent the house please note that there is no gate at the road entrance.
A wood fire and heat pump keep the upstairs warm and cosy, whilst the downstairs is heated with panel heaters.
The local Beach House cafe is no more than a brisk 10 minute walk away where great coffee & food is served whilst enjoying the fabulous sea view.

Guest access

Walking access to the beach is via a lane one house over to the South (up the hill).
A small canoe and 2 boogies boards are available.
Porta cot and bedding.
Childrens toys and games.

Other things to note

Thirty kilometres from Invercargill, Riverton's population is an interesting mix of artists and fishermen. The town spans Jacob's River Estuary, a picturesque location framed by the vast, sweeping coastline.

The township itself is nearly 200 years old and steeped in history.
The quaint, old fashioned shop fronts of main street are an attraction in themselves – many home to off-beat shops, cafes and art galleries. A craft trail of artists' studios will take you to visit potters, painters, and Maori weavers and carvers.

Riverton's surrounding beaches and estuary are popular with swimmers, kayakers, surfers and families. Dolphins often travel up into the estaury for feeding and can be seen from the beaches. Why not try collecting your own seafood? Explore Western Southland where you could try collecting paua or mussels along the coastline.

Nearby Colac Bay is home to ‘The Porridge’, which ranks among New Zealand’s top surfing spots. The Long Hilly Track starts just after this bay, exploring regenerating native bush and relics from the days of early Chinese goldmining in Southland.

Riverton is also on the Southern Scenic Route and is an ideal stopover between Queenstown and Dunedin.

Extra people $18 CAD / night after 6 guests
Cleaning Fee $27 CAD
Weekly Discount: 10%
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
1 bunk bed
House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 2PM
Check out by 11AM
Self check-in with smart lock

- Please leave the house as it was found

Safety features
Smoke detector
First aid kit
1 night minimum stay.
From Dec 01, 2017 - Feb 28, 2018 the minimum stay is 7 nights.

14 Reviews

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Jenny User Profile
November 2017
Great spot to stay after walking the Hump Ridge Track, loved the decor and amazing views across to the beach. Wish we could have stayed longer. Thanks Deborah.

Sandy User Profile
November 2017
Nice view, cosy place.

Kathy User Profile
November 2017
Great Bach with lots of style and very comfortable beds. Beautiful view no matter what the weather and our hosts were very thoughtful and generous. Can’t wait to book this spot again sometime :)

Anna User Profile
October 2017
Lovely place with the most amazing views

Jane User Profile
October 2017
great location, lovely view, warm and comfortable, helpful host.

Lynda User Profile
October 2017
Such a beautiful view of the sea and such a cozy functional house. I really recommend it for anyone and especially families.

Emma User Profile
September 2017
Such a beautiful escape! Riverton is a cute little seaside town and Deborah's home is the perfect base to explore the south. Too many highlights to list: Wine by the fire, watching the sunrise over the bay from the lounge, dinner at the Beach House & jogging in the rain with the backdrop of snow capped mountains! The house is clean, warm & in a great spot. We travelled to Invercargill each day (30min drive) for a sporting event & were so happy to be based in Riverton. Ace to get out of the city & unplug. Thanks to Deborah and Ross for making our stay special. We hope to come back!

Invercargill, New ZealandJoined in May 2017
Deborah User Profile
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