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Exceptional! 5/5
Free cancellation until60 days before check-in

Property # 20042416

Bach 78 Islington Bay Rangitoto Island

Property overview

About this rental

  • Cottage
    • 3 bedrooms
      • 7 beds
      • Sleeps 6
      • Spaces
        • Kitchen
        • Dining area
        • Dining

      Historic waterfront bach on a pest free conservation Island (Sleeps 6)

      Rooms and beds

      Bedrooms: 3(Sleeps: 6)




      single (2)




      single (3)

      Cassette Toilet

      outdoor shower


      • Kitchen
      • Dining
        Seating for 6 people
      • Garden



      • Children Welcome
      • No Smoking
      • Heater

      Safety features

      • Smoke detectorKitchen
      • Fire extinguisherKitchen
      • First-aid kitLiving room cupboard

      Location Type

      • BeachfrontBach 78 is located on the waters edge at Islington Bay on Rangitoto Island.
      • mountainRangitoto
      • Beach viewView from the bach is towards Motutapu Island
      • Mountain viewRangitoto Island is a dormant volcano reaching 260m high. The summit of Rangitoto Island can be seen from Islington Bay
      • Near the oceanLocated in the Hauraki Gulf
      • Water viewIslington Bay is on the doorstep of this bach
      • waterfrontThe sandy beaches or Motutapu Island are a short walk away.


      • Toilet paper
      • HeatingHot water-bottles
      • Basic soaps


      • Dining table
      • Coffee makerCoffee plunger
      • FridgeWe provide a chilly bin with ice packs which we replace daily to keep your food fresh.
      • Dishes & utensilsBasic utensils and dishes supplied
      • BBQ
      • Hob2 burner gas hob
      • Kettle


      • Dining table


      • GamesA selection of 1940s board games
      • BooksWe have a variety of second hand books


      • Outdoor Furniture
      • Kayak/canoe$50 H&S briefing required prior to use of kayaks - 2 doubles and 4 singles.


      • wheelchair inaccessible

      Onsite Services

      • Housekeeper optional


      • Bach site 78. Kumonin - Arrowsmith Built pre 1937 In 1937 the bach was owned by T. Oconnel (A catholic preiest) By 1955 the bach had been bought by D. L Arrowsmith a catholic engineer. The veranda was enclosed before 1941 Bach 78 features many aspects of the bungalow/cottage low roof ridge parallel to the sea, extensively glazed to sea view. The bach has a basic rectangular plan with an additional lean-to at the rear. These effects are achieved with salvaged materials and improvised building techniques.


      Cancellation Policy

      • 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.
      • 50% refund (minus the service fee) if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.
      • No refund if you cancel less than 30 days before check-in.
      100% refund
      60 days before check-in
      50% refund
      30 days before check-in
      No refund
      Check in

      Damage and Incidentals

      You will be responsible for any damage to the rental property that is caused by you or your party during your stay.

      House Rules

      Check in after: 12:00 pm
      Check out before: 10:00 am
      • Children allowed

      • No pets

      • No events

      • No smoking

      • Max guests: 6

      Cleaning practices

      • Cleaned with disinfectant

      • High-touch surfaces cleaned with disinfectant (e.g. countertops, light switches, handles and taps)

      • Check in and check out with no person-to-person contact


      Rangitoto Island, Auckland Region, New Zealand
      Detailed location provided after booking

      Hosted by Rangitoto Island Historic Conservation Trust

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