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Kawakawa House - Piha Holiday Home

Piha, Auckland (Ref. 1148268)


  • 8 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi


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1 Customer Review(s)

  • Leigh

    “Amazing property in a fantastic spot.”

    We all loved it (including the dog)

    We all loved it (including the dog)

    - Leigh, January 2024


  • Bedroom 1: King
  • Bedroom 2: Queen
  • Bedroom 3: 4x Single Bunks
  • Bathroom 1 (Ensuite): Bath, Hand Basin, Shower, Toilet, Heated Towel Rail
  • Bathroom 2: Shower, Hand Basin, Toilet, Heated Towel Rail.
  • Wood Burner Fireplace
  • WiFi, Smart TV, Board Games
  • Dishwasher, Kettle, Toaster, Oven, Hobs, Coffee Machine
  • Washing Machine, Tumble Dryer, Iron, Ironing Board
  • Off-street Parking, Shared Driveway
  • Pets Allowed
  • Sorry, No Smoking, No Boat Parking.


Our linen service will provide all sheets, pillowcases, towels, bath mats, and tea towels for your stay. We’ll also make up the beds for you prior to arrival and strip them down after your departure. Pillows and duvets are provided at the property.

The property

Embark on a retreat to the idyllic Kawakawa House, where panoramic sea views and lush native bush create a haven of peace and privacy. Winning Home of the Year 2018, this architecturally designed home has been featured in many publications, winning awards for its grandeur. For a video walkthrough, click here. This home features open-plan living, dining, and kitchen spaces, adorned with large windows that frame the breathtaking sea and bush views. This beachfront sanctuary welcomes your furry friends, with a mere minute's walk to the beach via a direct path to the beach below the house, for delightful strolls along the 2 km stretch. Awaken to the melodies of native birds, relishing ample space to create cherished moments with friends and family. Indulge in relaxation with a soothing bath after a day of beachcombing or hiking in the stunning surroundings of Piha. Known for its striking black sand beach, rugged west coast landscapes, and world-class surfing, this home is a haven for nature enthusiasts. Beyond the captivating views, the home offers entertainment with board games, puzzles, and a telescope, ensuring a delightful stay even if the weather keeps you indoors. Situated on the beachfront, a walking trail to the beach is just 100 meters from the property. When hunger strikes, and for a taste of the finest local cuisine and beverages, an exciting new restaurant called Aryeh is right next to the Piha Store. There is also Murray by the South Piha Surf Club that has a takeaway menu, and Brothers Beer and Juke Joint in front of the South Piha Surf Club. For an adventure further afield, a short 15-minute drive takes you to the Waitakere Ranges, inviting exploration of West Aucklands hidden treasures, waterfalls and trails. Experience an escape to the untamed beauty of Auckland's wild west coast at Kawakawa House – your retreat awaits!

Please note a bond may be charged at certain times of the year. One of our team members will contact you if this is required for your booking.

As there is a bit of a drop into the bath, adults should closely supervise young children to ensure they are safe in the bathroom.

Please note the outdoor fireplace is currently not available for guest use.

Please note the water is not suitable for drinking due to a high mineral content. Until North Piha Water Society resolve treatment of the water, bottled/boiled water should be used for drinking.

Please note that right of way is NOT to be used for parking. There is sufficient room to park 3 cars on the property. Any extra vehicles need to be parked on North Piha Road.

About the location

With it's intense black sand, wild surf and iconic landscape, Piha is one of Auckland's most popular west coast beaches. Kick back in the sun and watch the surfers tackle the waves or take a dip in the sea with the assurance that the local lifeguards are watching over you! Take a walk up Lion Rock and see the Maori carving or through the native bush on the Kitekite track and see the beautiful waterfalls. Piha is a spectacular holiday destination for those looking for adventure or simply a relaxing beach escape.