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Marlborough Sounds seaside cabin.

SuperhostMahau Sound, Marlborough, New Zealand
Entire guesthouse hosted by Russell & Margaret
2 guestsStudio1 bed1 bath
Entire home
You’ll have the guesthouse to yourself.
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95% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
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100% of recent guests gave the check-in process a 5-star rating.
In a magical setting & fully furnished the studio cabin has full bathroom, queen bed & its own private deck, privacy & outstanding views over the Mahau Sound. Swim across the road, walk the beach or the forestry track. Listen to the birdsong and explore. Walk through the bush at night to see the glowworms. Most people wish they had booked 2 or more!

The space
On the covered deck is a Webber BBQ on which you can BBQ, bake, roast or boil a pot. Inside the bench area has all the crockery, cutlery etc needed including a pot and frypan as well as electric frypan, toaster and jug. A microwave can boil or cook food. Instructions are in the cabin.
We live on 3/4 acre of grounds with lawns, orchard and vegetable gardens overlooking Mahau Sound. There is beach launching for boats across the road and all tide swimming along the beach. We have our own walk through Native forest to our water tank or to see the glowworms at night. There are lots of walks within easy access notably the Queen Charlotte walkway. Enjoy the tranquility, watch the birds and enjoy the always changing views.

Guest access
Guests are welcome to make use of the grounds and have parking beside the cabin.

Other things to note
There is a garage 10 minutes away where you can get petrol, ice creams and a few basics. The nearest town is Havelock, 25 mins drive away, which has cafes, a supermarket, and restaurants as well as a marina, garage, chemist and Marine shop. 20 mins further up the Sound there is a cafe and at a resort 90 mins another resort with a restaurant.
In a magical setting & fully furnished the studio cabin has full bathroom, queen bed & its own private deck, privacy & outstanding views over the Mahau Sound. Swim across the road, walk the beach or the forestry track. Listen to the birdsong and explore. Walk through the bush at night to see the glowworms. Most people wish they had booked 2 or more!

The space
On the covered deck is a Webber BB…

Sleeping arrangements

Common spaces
1 queen bed

Amenities

Kitchen
Free parking on premises
Hair dryer
Essentials
TV
Heating
Free street parking
Private entrance
Iron
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm

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Mahau Sound, Marlborough, New Zealand

The Marlborough Sounds are one of the jewels in New Zealands many amazing landscapes. One fifth or the New Zealands coastline is in the Sounds. You could spend much time here and only see a fraction of it. There are so many lovely beaches & hills to explore and from Havelock you can do various tours, fishing trips or see the Sounds on the local mail boat. There are many walkways and mountain bike tracks in the area. Or you may like to do day trips to visit local wineries, to see the Omaka aircraft museum or visit resorts or swim in the Pelorus Bridge river area.
The Marlborough Sounds are one of the jewels in New Zealands many amazing landscapes. One fifth or the New Zealands coastline is in the Sounds. You could spend much time here and only see a fraction of it. T…

Hosted by Russell & Margaret

Joined in September 2015
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We are a happily married couple who have recently retired to one of the most beautiful areas of New Zealand after a life of love, fun and adventures working in NZ and in various other countries. We love living in the Sounds and enjoy the wonderful views of the sea in front of us, and being surrounded by bush behind us and our fruit trees and gardens around us. The birds are a constant joy and we love to share all of this with our family, friends and with other travellers. We love to swim, fish, use our motor boat or just walk on the beach or in the hills and walking tracks around us. We consider ourselves very blessed and love to share it all with others. We are happy to share our knowledge of the area and NZ with you but you can be as private as you wish to be.
We are a happily married couple who have recently retired to one of the most beautiful areas of New Zealand after a life of love, fun and adventures working in NZ and in various ot…
During your stay
We are very happy to share our knowledge of the area as well as of New Zealand. But if you wish to have privacy that is OK as well.
Russell & Margaret is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
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Things to know

House rules
Check-in: After 2:00 p.m.
Checkout: 10:00 a.m.
Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events