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The Carriage House, Bay of Islands

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Smart TV, offices
In-room dining
Fridge, microwave, oven, hob

Overview of The Carriage House, Bay of Islands

Private host

The Carriage House, Bay of Islands

5.0/5 Exceptional

Entire home

2 bedrooms2 bathroomsSleeps 4

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Pet-friendly
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Outdoor Space
Kerikeri, Northland

Explore the area

  • AirportKerikeri (KKE-Bay of Islands)11 min drive
  • Popular LocationWaitangi Treaty Grounds26 min drive
  • Popular LocationPaihia Wharf33 min drive
  • Popular LocationPaihia Beach34 min drive

Space details

2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 4
915 sq ft
    1 king bed
    1 single bed

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

The Carriage House, Bay of Islands

Waterfront Holiday home with kitchen and patio
Nightly RATES are for 2 Guests. Each additional Guest pays $50 per night.
You have sole Occupancy of THE CARRIAGE HOUSE Cottage Apartment which is on a Horse Breeding farm 5 mins from restaurants and shops in Kerikeri. You look over the Kerikeri Inlet with jetty for your boat or Kayak or just take a walk to enjoy the reflections of moored yachts. Good location for exploring the Bay of Islands.To the north Beaches and the old Whaling Port of Manganui with a Whaling Museum. To the South Waitangi Treaty house and Paihia where many boat trips start.You can go sailing for the day or visit Russell another unspoilt Whaling Port with good selection of Coffee shops and great views over the bay.Kerikeri was first settled by Missionaries and the Trust Mission House and adjacent Stone Store are open to visit. This is just a 20 minute walk from your accommodation. A little further you can walk beside the river to the Rainbow Falls.
Looking out of The Carriage House windows you see three sorts of Heavy Horse,Clydesdale,Shire and Gypsy Cob.We train them to pull well restored Wagons and carriages which you will want to explore. This is a small farm that both children and horselovers will find brings an exceptional memory to the holiday.
This is the Warmest part of New Zealand and many people from the Northern Hemisphere come each year to escape the northern winter..
There is a lot to do in the Bay of Islands so consider an extended visit.We offer 7 nights for the price of 6. You have a fully equipped kitchen and laundry and a lot of space to relax. This is a Quiet location with off street parking and safe for children.There are stairs which may be difficult for disabled people.
There are five GOLF courses within easy reach,One called Kauri Cliffs.Fishing is available in Charter Boats by the day or half daySailing is also available by the day or longer.Several 40 ft Yachts take guests out.A BRIGANTINE called TUCKER THOMSON is recommended a day sail and lunch.
Special conditions:
Rate is for two persons per night. Minimum stay two nights. Extra persons $50 per night. Crib for an Infant
Ideal for 2 couples or a FAMILY of 4.
Fully equipped kitchen.
Special weekly Rate.7 nights for price of 6

Guest accommodation at this holiday home offers coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. Rooms open to patios. This accommodation is furnished with dining tables and kitchen islands. Smart televisions are featured in guestrooms. Kitchens offer fridges, hobs, microwaves and kitchenware and utensils. Bathrooms include a shower.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include offices, desks and desk chairs.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property manager

Adrian and Sylvia Garrett
Speaks English
Bookings for this property are managed through Vrbo, part of our Expedia Group family.

Property amenities


  • Free WiFi

Family friendly

  • Playground


  • Fridge
  • Hob
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Toaster
  • Paper towels
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Coffee/tea maker


  • Dining table


  • 2 bedrooms
  • Bed sheets provided


  • 2 bathrooms
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet paper
  • Shampoo
  • Towels provided


  • Smart TV

Outdoor areas

  • Patio
  • Outdoor furniture


  • Washing machine and dryer
  • Near a laundromat

Work spaces

  • Office
  • Desk
  • Desk chair


  • Heating


  • Pet friendly


  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Iron/ironing board

Location highlights

  • On the waterfront
  • Next to a golf course
  • In a rural location
  • Near a hospital
  • Near the bay
  • In a village

Things to do

  • Fitness facilities nearby
  • Hiking nearby
  • Marina nearby
  • Fishing nearby
  • Golf nearby
  • Horse riding nearby
  • Whale watching nearby
  • Swimming nearby
  • Winery tours nearby
  • Cycling nearby


  • Sleeps 4
  • Unit size: 915 sq ft (85 sq m)

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Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM


Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions


Pets are allowed
Restrictions apply; for more information contact the property on the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Important information

You need to know

This property is managed by a private host, not a professional engaged in trade or business
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
On-site parties or group events are strictly prohibited
This property is managed through our partner, Vrbo. You will receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account, where you can change or cancel your reservation

We should mention

Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

The Carriage House, Of Islands
The Carriage House, Bay of Islands Kerikeri
The Carriage House, Bay of Islands Private vacation home

About this area


Located in Kerikeri, this holiday home is in a rural area and on the waterfront. Marsden Estate and Waitangi Mountain Bike Park are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Crowles Bay and Rainbow Falls. Scuba diving and snorkelling offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with hiking/biking trails and horse riding nearby.

What's nearby

  • Kerikeri Mission House - 6 min drive
  • Stone Store - 6 min drive
  • Waitangi Treaty Grounds - 26 min drive
  • Paihia Wharf - 33 min drive
  • Paihia Beach - 34 min drive

Getting around

  • Kerikeri (KKE-Bay of Islands) - 11 min drive


  • Café Blue - 3 min drive
  • Cafe Jerusalem - 3 min drive
  • Sushi Gallery - 3 min drive
  • The Village Cafe - 3 min drive
  • Curry King Restaurant - 3 min drive

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Overall score and ratings



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5/5 Excellent

great place to stay and let the everyday worries slide away. the flat was very comfortable and well appointed. the grounds were lovely. and the owner was friendly, helpful and generous. we'll be going back and would thoroughly recommend this as a place to stay.
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5/5 Excellent

Keri Keri Horse Heaven
Perfect, quiet country experience minutes from town. Excellent host & fantastic accomodation over the Carriage House on a working horse farm. Highly recommend. Will definitely rebook for next stay in Keri Keri. Thank you.
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5/5 Excellent

Stylish and peaceful
Excellent location to the Bay of Islands, very close to Kerikeri, this property is roomy and clean and has all the comforts of home. Adrian enjoyed showing us his historic horse carriages . The market nearby is fantastic.
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