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Island Bay, Wellington





Max People


Car Available

Pets Possilbe

Property ID: 759

Property type and description
House - Main residence

Location notes

  • Coastal
  • Walking distance from the beach
  • Central city suburb

Swap parties allowed at this property

  • Families

Swap periods available

  • Summer Holidays

Nearest Town / City

Nearest Airport
Wellington Airport
8 KM

The location shown on this map is an approximate location, not the actual address of the property.

About us

Member ID: 5178

We are a family of 4 with 2 boys aged 7 & 4. We also have a cat and 2 hens providing fresh eggs daily.

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Bay of Plenty & Rotorua
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Central North Island
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Marlbourough / Kaikoura
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Queenstown / Wanaka
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Property description and facilities

We live in Island Bay on the South coast of Wellington with 180 degree views of the Cook Strait and Kaikoura ranges to the South which makes for stunning sunsets, especially in summer. Walking distance to the beach, Shoreland Park, the local cinema and shops or ya slightly longer walk to Red Rocks and the seal colony nearby. And we're only 10 minutes drive from the city if you want to head in.

  • Bath
  • BBQ
  • Deck / Patio
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Electric Blankets
  • Games console
  • Heatpump/underflloor heating
  • Indoor Shower
  • Insulated house
  • Kayaks
  • Kids toys available
  • Life Jackets
  • Mains water
  • Microwave
  • Mobile Coverage
  • Sky TV
  • Sky TV Sport
  • TV

Location description and facilities

Island Bay beach is nearby for swimming or kayaking around TaputeRanga Island. It looks out on to the Marine Reserve which is popular for diving. There is a park nearby with a children's playground, a cinema and shops nearby. The city is only about 10km away so restaurants, shops, Te Papa, etc are all accessible by bus or car.

Facilities close by:

  • Beach
  • Boat ramp
  • Cafes
  • Canoeing
  • Cinema
  • Golf
  • Marine reserves
  • Parks - Local or regional
  • Playing fields
  • Public transport
  • Pubs
  • Restaurants
  • Rock pools
  • Snorkelling
  • Surfing
  • Swimming beach

Pets to care for at this property

There may be pets to care for on this property.

1 cat and a couple of chickens.

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