“My goodness, where to start reviewing our wonderful stay at Jeannette's home for 3 nights and then a further 2 nights at her little gem of a kiwi bach right on the beach front. Firstly the photos do not do justice to the size and style of her home. It is such a beautiful house with great proportions surrounded by lovely French inspired gardens. Jeanette made us feel really welcome and gave us a great tip on where to have dinner on our first night (Water Mill Bakery - a wonderful spot in the wops wops, serving the best wood fired pizzas on earth!). Our 2 nights at the Glenburn bach coincided with a storm from the south. As we watched it roll in we were able to get a few hours in the cedar hot tub right on the beach with enough clear sky to see the Milky Way. Thank you so much for sharing your home and bach with us Jeannette. You are a superb host.”
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Where is it?
We are located in the wine valley of the Wairarapa in the lower half of the North Island. We are 1.5 hours away from Wellington. There is a lot to do in the Wairarapa - hiking in the Tararua Mountains (our favourite 1.5 hour hiking return trip is to Rocky Lookout); visiting our beautiful beaches - the famous Castlepoint (which has a lighthouse, lagoon and Castlerock to climb); or Riversdale. We have a stonehenge just like the one in England, but much newer, called Stonehenge Aotearoa which has magical tales of the stones; biking around the wine town of Martinborough; or shopping in the oldest inland town, quaint Greytown.
We also have a bach on the wild east coast which is perched right on the beach. In the rocks in front are crayfish, paua and fish. There is also a hot tub. Lots of swimming, hill climbing and relaxing to be had at the bach.
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