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Te Maru Peaceful Country Cottage. Tranquil.

Derek & Susan

Te Maru Peaceful Country Cottage. Tranquil.

3 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
3 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
Sparkling clean3 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

Open spaces, surrounded by trees, beautiful gardens and spacious lawns leading into wild places with streams and ponds harbouring wildlife, orchards and backed by native bush. Close to many of the best beaches and walking tracks on the Eastern coast of the peninsula.


Wireless Internet

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 11AM


31 Reviews

Danny User Profile
February 2018
Lovely, cosy studio on a beautiful property. Sue was delightful as was Rimu!
Mark User Profile
December 2017
Tess and I really enjoyed our stay at Susan and Derek's place. Susan was so hospitable, very kind, went out of her way to make sure that we were comfortable, and had plenty of helpful suggestions. The place was well located and such a great relaxing stay. We really enjoyed it and…
Ned User Profile
January 2017
This is a spacious studio with excellent natural light set amongst Susan's and Derek's glorious gardens in a quiet rural setting, a short drive to Hahei, Cathedral Cove and Hotwater Beach. Susan and Derek are welcoming, natural hosts. We had a great stay here with our 19 month ol…
Libby User Profile
December 2014
We were charmed by this place, and the wonderful hosts Derek and Susan. There was a lovely calm and quietness here; however it is within easy reach of many interesting things to do. Susan and Derek had extensive local knowledge which helped us decide where to tramp and what to …
Lena User Profile
April 2018
We were blown away by the beauty of Susan & Derek's place. It truly is a slice of paradise - the cottage was everything we wanted to escape the city. It is located a short 10 minute drive from Hahei and Hot Water beach, both of which are stunning. We loved being able to drive awa…
Jo User Profile
March 2018
Perfect for a peaceful country trip wirh beautifully maintained English gardens, fruit orchards, and ducks in a pond. We were very appreciative of all the kind care we received.
Jane User Profile
February 2018
The cottage is lovely, much bigger than it looks in the photos, but none of this matters when compared to the beauty of the setting. The gardens are incredible, a calm and quiet retreat from the tourist crowds in the summer. The hosts are wonderful, generous and very welcoming. W…

Hosted by Derek & Susan

Whenuakite, New ZealandJoined in January 2013
Derek & Susan User Profile
31 Reviews
Derek and I have been married for more than 50 years. Having sold our sheep and cattle station in the Wairarapa we bought this property in 2000 and have developed Te Maru from a bare dairy paddock to fruit, citrus, and avocado orchards and a lush garden backed by native forest. E…
Languages: English
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