The Cottage - Waikino

14 Abbott Road, Waikino, Waihi. 3682

022 569 9640

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Welcome to our home, a recently renovated gold mining cottage nestled in the hills above the stunning Karangahake Gorge, at the base of the Coromandel.

With roots dating back to pre 1900’s, this cottage is bursting with character and little pieces of history. Perfect for a cosy weekend away!

Wake up to the sound of Tuis and Fantails playing in the trees, and enjoy a cup of tea or Milo on the verandah, overlooking Mount Karangahake.

The guest suite is situated at the front of the house, and the owners live in a contemporary structure attached to the back. The cottage has a private entrance and is locked off from the rest of the house.

Within your dedicated personal space, you’ll have use of private parking, the verandah and front gardens.

As you approach this historic miner’s cottage you’re greeted by the wraparound verandah with front steps, leading to the original front door and sash windows. The verandah contains a covered seating area with two benches, covered bike storage with a charging point for electric bikes, hooks for wet coats and helmets, and ample room for muddy shoes and boots.

To the left of the hallway is your Master Bedroom, with a French Wooden Queen Sized Bed, luxury Citta bed linen and soft cushions. In the room you’ll also find:

- A historic church seat
- French bureau with drawers for storage
- Electric radiator
- And a large en-suite bathroom with a heated towel rail and luxury rain shower

Opposite the Master Bedroom is a lounge which contains the original exposed brick fireplace (not in use).

There is a leather three seater couch with pillows and a throw, as well as a Hungarian Food Cupboard that contains, tea, coffee, sugar, hot chocolate, mugs, plates, bowls, tray, cutlery, bottle opener, iron, hairdryer and a first aid kit.

For an extra bit of fun, we’ve filled the drawers with multiple board games and books to keep you entertained.

In the lounge, you’ll also find:

- A table for eating and working from home
- A side lamp, mirror and mini bar/kettle
- Sky TV, with movies and sports
- Fire extinguisher
- Hairdryer
- Iron and Ironing board (found behind the door)

The walls are adorned with New Zealand artist original paintings to add to the character of the home.

 

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