Fernleigh is a 2 bedroom Moetapu Bay holiday home set in tall Kanuka forest, with commanding views from the deck across the azure blue Pelorus Sound!
This homely Moetapu Bay holiday home is a tranquil getaway. Enjoy lush surrounds with native ferns and birdsong - listen to Tui, Bellbirds, Kereru, Thrush, Quail and Weka, to name a few... Watch Gulls and Oyster Catchers on the water.
The atmosphere at Fernleigh is very relaxing and private, it is a great place to restore your soul! Sit on the deck, look out to sea, and take in your beautiful surroundings. Plus, enjoy a drink and meal outside on the deck.
Indoors at this Moetapu Bay accommodation there is a medium sized lounge with a brand new wood burner and Freeview TV. Stargaze in the evenings and view the glowworms along the top drive... Then, sink into the comfortable beds for a great night's sleep in almost total quiet! The bedding configuration consists of bedroom 1, fitted with a Queen size bed and a single bunk set, and bedroom 2 with 2 single beds.
A bush path leads to your very own beach for reading, sunbathing, boating, swimming in summer and gathering shells. There is a private boat mooring, which guests are welcome to use.
Nearby activities include fishing charters, kayaking and boat cruises based in Havelock. You can walk the famous Queen Charlotte walkway from nearby Anakiwa and Te Mahia. Plus, Blenheim and the extensive Marlborough vineyards are only an hour's drive away.
For a laid-back, replenishing holiday in a superb location... Fernleigh welcomes you!
- Bedroom (Level 1): 1 Queen Size Bed, 1 Bunk Bed
- Bedroom (Level 1): 2 Single Bed
- Bathroom 1 (Level 1): 1 Basin, 1 Shower, 1 Toilet
Linen available at additional charge
Available at this property for $25 per person. You’ll see the option for our linen service in the ‘Add-Ons’ section during your booking.
As the property has unfenced access to the bay, adults should closely supervise young children while outside to ensure they are safe around water
Max 4 adults. Additional guests, up to the max of 6, must be children 12 yrs and under. Limited water at the property, the tank is small and only suitable for an absolute max of 2 showers at a time before the tank will need to refill.
Please be aware that cell phone reception is limited.
Please note that the water at this property needs to be boiled before drinking.
Please note that the driveway is too narrow for boats. Any boats should be parked on the road or elsewhere.
Mooring number for this property is 64 - The Red Buoy
- Driveway (private)
- Family Friendly
- Fenced (fully)
- Fireplace (closed / pot belly)
- Hair dryer
- Heater (electric)
- Heater (fan)
- Ironing board
- Mobile cellphone Reception
- Parking (off-street)
- Washing machine
- Wood supplies
Guest reviews for FernleighWe encourage reviews. Our review policy.
Ash-LeiStayed July 2021
Wonderful stay lovely and relaxing
KateStayed April 2021
Great batch! Has easy 2 minute private access to beach, kayaks and beautiful views! Outdoor area is fantastic for hosting families. Can‚Äôt wait to visit again
ChrisStayed April 2019
Classic Kiwi Bach experience in a wonderful location
KirstenStayed April 2019
Location, location, location - fabulous spot in Moetapu Bay. It's very Kiwiana and whilst old and a little dated has almost everything you need for a comfortable stay including a dishwasher! You aren't paying top dollar so don't expect what top dollar gets you, but if you are after peace and quiet in an outstanding, affordable setting, where the views both day and night are fantastic, then this could just be the spot for you.
We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay, and the wonderful position of this home so much. We hope to welcome you back again soon!
LeanneStayed March 2019
Great value for money, peaceful location with wonderful views. Like a home away from home.
RobinStayed March 2019
A nostalgia trip for us older folk.
EmilianoStayed March 2019
Perfect batch to actually get away and have some privacy. And the location is just magnificent
ElisabethStayed March 2019
The most well equipped Bach we have stayed in!! Kiwi bach at its best! Lovely views of the beach and nature. Definitely recommend
MeganStayed January 2019
This is a great basic kiwi bach. Good for children although we had to drive to Moetapu Bay for swimming. Lovely views and very peaceful.
JohannaStayed December 2018
We really enjoyed our stay here. The location is very private and has its own beach access. It has a great (covered) deck with a fab view of the water and hills - perfect for relaxing outside in all weathers. The house has a unique interior that will bring back memories for anyone in New Zealand in the 70s and 80s - some things we didn't even realise we remembered. It is very comfortable with everything you need for a great (self-contained) stay.