Single storey, 2 bedroom+ study house in Waikanae, New Zealand
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Our home is situated in Waikanae, a quiet coastal town in lower North Island. It sleeps 4 adults plus one folding bed in study. The open plan lounge/dining opens onto large patio with BBQ ,dining table and comfortable seating to relax in. The garden is surrounded by high fencing and shrubbery which affords great privacy.
Waikanae is a small west coastal town on lower North Island, one hour by car or nearby train to our capital city, Wellington. Our village consists a small boutique cinema and cafes plus pub and shops. The nearby town of Paraparaumu has a shopping mall and small airport. Both towns have a golf course and each has their own croquet and bowls clubs. A 20 min boat trip takes you to Kapiti Island, the bird conservation and wildlife reserve which does guided day trips and overnight stays. A two hour drive from here will find you in the wine growing region of Wairarapa, with it's quaint towns and great scenery. A four times daily ferry runs from Wellington to Picton . The 3.5 hr journey takes you through the beautiful scenery of The Sounds.
Paraparaumu Beach Golf Club: one of the greatest links courses in the southern hemisphere. 15 mins drive away.
Waikanae Golf Club: 18 hole course. 5 " " "
Royal Wellington Golf Course: Ranked no. 8 in NZ. 1 hr " "
Shandon Golf Club, Petone: Superbly presented par 70 course. 1 hr " "
Judgeford Golf Club: Value for money, 18 hole course. 35 mins " "
Boulcott's Farm Heritage Golf Club: Championship layout 1 hr " "