South Island Tiny House in Blueskin Bay


Tiny home hosted by Corianne

  1. 2 guests
  2. 1 bedroom
  3. 1 bed
  4. 1.5 bathrooms
Dedicated workspace
A private room with wifi that’s well suited for working.
Self check-in
Check yourself in with the lockbox.
Free cancellation before 27 Oct.


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AS SEEN ON DAILYMAIL, ODT, STUFF, TIMARU COURIER AND YOUTUBE! Perched on a spacious deck overlooking the ever-changing Blueskin Bay is this cosy tiny house. With a deliciously comfortable pull-out bed, 1.5 bathrooms, large shower, and record player you have everything you need to detach and relax. The tiny house has a compact indoor and spacious outdoor kitchen which offers the ability to bbq! Enjoy the superb views, walks on the beach, tramping, native birds and simple living in the tiny house.

The space
** Two Night Minimum + Pets Welcome**

This functional and quirky tiny house is a restful and intimate hideaway for a single traveler or couple for a short-term stay or romantic weekend. The tiny house is in our backyard, about 15 meters from our home, but you will have privacy and the ability to come and go as you please.


This is the ideal place for true nature lovers, beachgoers, animal lovers, and hikers. Surrounded by native trees, bushes, and birds not a moment will be dull during your stay.

** Peaceful and quiet
** Quirky and unique
** Amazing sea views
** Cosy and warm
** Couple retreat
** Romantic getaway
** Hiking nearby

We built South Island Tiny House 100% ourselves in 2015 and it was our home for 6 years. It has been perfected, worn, and loved over time and is now very comfortable and cosy. If you haven't experienced tiny house living, this is a perfect example!

You will be amazed at the simplicity and ease of living the tiny house lifestyle has to offer! The tiny house sits on a large deck overlooking the bay. The main house on the property is a stone's throw away, however, you still have privacy in your space. This extra outdoor living area features a grill, sink, dining, and sitting area that is 100% for guest use only.

The Tiny House Space:

- Kitchen (sink, stovetop, basic cooking equipment, seasoning, and cooking oil)
- Woodburner for heat (wood and kindling provided)
- Bench seating (bedding is stored under the bench)
- Bed (full-sized bed with pillows, comforter, and extra blankets)
- TV with Chromecast (there is NO SKY OR CABLE as we are out of range!)
- Wifi (free wifi password is revealed on the app once you book and is written in the tiny house)
- Record player and records
- Storage space
- Games and books
- Shower, vanity, and mirrors (towels, hand towels, face towels, bathrobes, and shower mat)


- Outdoor couches (extra cushions are stored on the deck)
- Outdoor kitchen (BBQ Grill, sink, and counter)
- Large deck area
- Outdoor table and seating

Outdoor Bathroom:

- Waterfall shower
- Detachable showerhead
- Towels
- Biodegradable soap
- Biodegradable shampoo
- Biodegradable conditioner
- Bathrobe, washcloths, and hand towels
- Large mirror

TINY HOUSE and OUTDOOR KITCHEN: The kitchen features stainless steel counters for easy cleanup, a two-burner gas hob for cooking and pan-frying, and everything you need to cook a delicious home-cooked meal for two.

- BBQ with single hob
- Double gas hob
- x2 large sinks
- Copper kettle for use on stovetop or on woodburner
- Mugs, cups, and plates
- Silverware/ cutlery
- Pots and pans
- Coffee and tea
- Milk, sugar, and seasonings
- Cutting board and knives
- Colander
- Bowls

EXTRA AMENITIES: Washer and dryer are available for general use in our shipping container.

**PLEASE NOTE: The tiny house is close to our house but you will not be able to hear us at all. There is a separation between the tiny house living area and our living area. From the tiny house deck, you can see the magnificent view, our home, the driveway for guests, and the driveway of our home.**

Where you'll sleep

What this place offers

Bay view
Beach view
Dedicated workspace
Free parking on premises
Pets allowed
40" HDTV with Chromecast
Free washer – In building
Free dryer – In building

7 nights in Waitati

Oct 28, 2022 - Nov 4, 2022

4.94 out of 5 stars from 116 reviews


Where you’ll be

Waitati, Otago, New Zealand

The small town of Waitati, 15 minutes north Dunedin, boasts excellent beaches, walks, a library, renowned nursery and cafe, convenience store, merchant, brewery and galleries. There are a few daytime dining options including the Gallery on Blueskin, the Blueskin Nurseries, On the Spot (a convenience food store), or Arc Breweries (they often have food trucks). A bit further afield is Port Chalmers, Karitane, and Waikouaiti. Make sure to check the opening hours of these places especially around the holidays. If you are planning on cooking feel free to bring groceries the kitchen is fully fitted out (however there is no oven)!

Here is a brief rundown of distances!
Closest coffee at the Blueskin Nursery- 2km
Harvey Street Merchant- 2km
Cornerstore called On the Spot- 2km
Arc Brewery- 6km
Orokonui Bird Sanctuary- 8.5km
Nearest grocery store- 19km
Karitane beach side town- 23.3km
Port Chalmers- 15.1km
Forsyth Barr Stadium- 22km
The Octagon- 21.5km

Hosted by Corianne

  1. Joined in February 2014
  • 116 Reviews
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My husband and I moved from Boston, MA in 2014 and when we arrived in Christchurch we built a tiny house! A few years later we moved it down to Waitati, New Zealand. We came to New Zealand to start a wonderful new life and have been loving every moment.

We love to travel, garden and build things, we just completed our "big" house! We have a tabby with no tail who lives with us in our "big" house now but she gets homesick for the tiny house and visits sometimes. We are just a fun-loving young couple who enjoy meeting new people, foraging for ingredients to put in our homebrew beer and wine, watching UK crime shows and learning about the world!
My husband and I moved from Boston, MA in 2014 and when we arrived in Christchurch we built a tiny house! A few years later we moved it down to Waitati, New Zealand. We came to New…

During your stay

We will welcome you and show you around upon arrival if you so choose. Depending on your preference we can entertain and socialize or will happily give you space.

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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Check out: 10:00 am
Self check-in with lockbox
Not suitable for infants (under 2 years)
Pets are allowed
Smoking is allowed

Health & safety

Airbnb's COVID-19 safety practices apply
Heights without rails or protection
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

Cancellation policy