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Cottage by the bay

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Cottage by the bay

4 guests
1 bedroom
4 beds
1 bath
4 guests
1 bedroom
4 beds
1 bath
Great location90% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience95% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Self check-inEasily check yourself in with the lockbox.

Barvas Cottage offers views of the bay and a modern renovated interior as well as private areas to relax and take in the views around the property.

With access to fishing gear, you can catch fresh fish for tea from the wharf and cook it on the new barbecue, or try one of the restaurants down the road in Waikouaiti.


Free parking on premises
Cable TV

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed, 2 floor mattresses

House Rules

Not suitable for infants (under 2 years)
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Check-in time is 3PM - 2AM (next day)
Check out by 10AM
Self check-in with lockbox


Well-lit path to entrance


22 Reviews

Lauren User Profile
February 2018
Joel’s place was gorgeous. Spotlessly clean with amazing views. They were also fantastic hosts who responded very fast, and helped us out im…
Cushla User Profile
September 2018
Great stay and fabulous location!
Claire User Profile
August 2018
Great seaside location and quirky accommodation.
Jeremy User Profile
July 2018
Clean, cosy, great location. Was perfect for our family of four.
Donna User Profile
July 2018
Nice tidy place and easy to get warm.
Andy User Profile
July 2018
Great location, communication was excellent and place was very clean. Downsides were no wifi and no interior access to bathroom.
Joel User Profile
Response from Joel:
WiFi was only down for couple of days and listing clearly mentions outside bathroom. Unfortunate you feel this justifies…
July 2018
Philippa User Profile
June 2018
Barvas Cottage is a delight. It's really well appointed and in a beautiful location - we were wowed by the sunrise views. It's especially lo…

Hosted by Joel

Christchurch, New ZealandJoined in December 2017
Joel User Profile
23 Reviews
Joel is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
We are super hosts with our own cottage in New Zealand. We love traveling around the world and staying in other people’s airBnB and enjoying the beautiful nature and views they have to offer.
Languages: English
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About the home
When you stay in an Airbnb, you’re staying in someone’s home.
This is Joel’s place.
Lea and Elaine help host.

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