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Akatea Hill - Secluded, peaceful, rural hideaway

Entire cabin hosted by Groundswell
5 guests2 bedrooms3 beds1 bathroom
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Escape the hubbub of daily life and immerse yourself in tranquil off the grid living in this one of a kind, cosy rural hideaway. Tucked away peacefully amongst native bush, yet elevated to enjoy captivating views across the rolling hills of Te Mata, this unique holiday home is where beautiful simplicity and natural materials echo the outside world.

Akatea Hill is perfect for couples or groups looking for a serene getaway where lazy mornings and quiet afternoon naps are high on the agenda.

The space
Akatea Hill has been handcrafted from a mixture of native timbers and complimented with calm, earthy interior furnishings to create a warm and welcoming environment.

You won’t find distractions like television or Wi-Fi here, allowing those in pursuit of a digital detox a haven in which to reawaken their connection to nature.

An expansive outdoor deck invites you to grab a glass, a book or just relax with birdsong from the resident Kereru’s, Tui and Fantails. The outdoor hot water bath is positioned perfectly to bathe in nature and enjoy the calm daytime vistas or light some candles and soak in the incredible night-time skies.

The kitchen is equipped with fridge, gas stove top and all the necessary kitchen utensils, glassware, cups, plates and cutlery.

The open kitchen and dining area extend out onto a large deck and entertainment area with a generous outdoor dining table, BBQ and comfortable relaxation chairs.

There are two spacious bedrooms. A Master on the upstairs mezzanine floor with 1x super king bed, private balcony and beautiful views overlooking the rural rolling landscape.

Downstairs Bedroom two has 1x queen size bed and 1x single bed, separated from the living area with a sliding barn door.

High-quality linen and towels are provided in your nightly rate.

One bathroom with shower only inside.

Places for sleeping

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed, 1 sofa bed

What this place offers

Free parking on premises
Hot tub
Patio or balcony
Children’s books and toys
Hair dryer
Dedicated workspace
Security cameras on property

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4.94 out of 5 stars from 50 reviews


Where you’ll be

Raglan, Waikato, New Zealand

Beautiful rolling country landscape view. Peaceful, private and relaxing environment. Only a short drive to a multitude of activities - Bridal Veil Falls walk is 10 mins drive, Ruapuke Beach 15 mins drive, Raglan Town and Beaches 10 - 12 mins drive or Hamilton city 35 mins drive. Te Uku store (basic necessities) and coffee shop (best coffee in Raglan) is 7 mins drive.

Hosted by Groundswell

Joined in August 2017
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Things to know

House rules
Check-in: After 3:00 PM
Check out: 11:00 AM
Self check-in with lockbox
Not suitable for infants (under 2 years)
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Health & safety
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Airbnb's social distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
Security camera/recording device Show more
Heights without rails or protection
Carbon monoxide alarm
Cancellation policy