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The Little Black Barn overlooking Curio Bay

SuperhostCurio Bay, Southland, New Zealand
Entire guesthouse hosted by Sheila
6 guests3 bedrooms4 beds2.5 baths
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Our Little Black Barn is a tiny house that is small but beautifully formed! It has stunning views over the Bay and is only minutes walk to the beach where dolphins surf the waves in summer and Yellow Eyed penguins nestle in the flax at the Petrified Forest.

The space
Three cozy beds with two bathrooms and an outside shower for washing the sand off. North facing deck to maxamise sun and views. The batch is near the beach, forest and bush walks. Swim with dolphins in summer and view penguins all year round, we think this wild and rugged place is pretty special!

Guest access
This is a holiday house so you have access to the whole space.

Other things to note
Curio is quite remote so it is best to bring provisions, your nearest supermarket would be Invercargill or Gore both an hours drive. There are two local cafes and a beach shop otherwise there a dairy, tavern with bistro and a garage 30 mins away in Tokanui.
Our Little Black Barn is a tiny house that is small but beautifully formed! It has stunning views over the Bay and is only minutes walk to the beach where dolphins surf the waves in summer and Yellow Eyed penguins nestle in the flax at the Petrified Forest.

The space
Three cozy beds with two bathrooms and an outside shower for washing the sand off. North facing deck to maxamise sun and views.…

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
1 bunk bed

Amenities

Free parking on premises
Kitchen
Dryer
TV
Heating
Washing machine
Smoke alarm
Hair dryer
Dedicated workspace
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm

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Curio Bay, Southland, New Zealand

Wild waves, Hector's dolphins, Yellow Eyed penguins at Curio Bay. A lighthouse, sea lions and seals at Waipapa. Bush walks and waterfalls at the Waipohatu...the edge of the world at Slope Point, the Southern most tip of the South Island. Cathedral Caves and very friendly Southlanders:)
Wild waves, Hector's dolphins, Yellow Eyed penguins at Curio Bay. A lighthouse, sea lions and seals at Waipapa. Bush walks and waterfalls at the Waipohatu...the edge of the world at Slope Point, the Southern mo…

Hosted by Sheila

Joined in April 2017
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Welsh lady who married a Maori farmer. We have an on farm cabin airbnb and our smart, overlook the whole bay airbnb. You will meet us if you stay at Hotel de la Shed on the farm but not at the The Little Black Barn at Curio as it is a long way from our house:)
Welsh lady who married a Maori farmer. We have an on farm cabin airbnb and our smart, overlook the whole bay airbnb. You will meet us if you stay at Hotel de la Shed on the farm bu…
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House rules
Check-in: After 2:00 pm
Checkout: 10:00 am
Self check-in with key safe
No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed
Health & safety
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Airbnb's social-distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
No carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm