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Self contained Waterside Apartment Otago Peninsula

7 reviews
Boatshed - harbourside view from balcony.
1 of 13Boatshed - harbourside view from balcony.
Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
1 night minimum
Condo/Apartment
Margate-by-the-Sea offers a rare opportunity to enjoy the beauty of the Otago Peninsula from the privacy of a self-contained 2 bedroom apartment with spectacular harbour views - all to yourselves. Our central location on the water's edge in Turnbull's Bay is just 20 minutes from Dunedin City. Bird watchers can enjoy wonderful displays of flying, wading & feeding seabirds from the comfort of the spacious living area, queen bedroom or balcony. The spectacular view is centred on Quarantine Island which can be visited by boat from the University of Otago's Marine Aquarium wharf just 10 minutes drive away, while the surrounding hills frame wider views of the Otago Harbour. If the weather is inclement this ever changing scenery can be enjoyed from the warmth and comfort of the self-contained ...Margate-by-the-Sea offers a rare opportunity to enjoy the beauty of the Otago Peninsula from the privacy of a self-contained 2 bedroom apartment with spectacular harbour views - all to yourselves. Our central location on the water's edge in Turnbull's Bay is just 20 minutes from Dunedin City. Bird watchers can enjoy wonderful displays of flying, wading & feeding seabirds from the comfort of the spacious living area, queen bedroom or balcony. The spectacular view is centred on Quarantine Island which can be visited by boat from the University of Otago's Marine Aquarium wharf just 10 minutes drive away, while the surrounding hills frame wider views of the Otago Harbour. If the weather is inclement this ever changing scenery can be enjoyed from the warmth and comfort of the self-contained apartment. Albatross, penguins & seal viewing are just 20 minutes drive away, as are beautiful white sand beaches, walking & cycling tracks, Harbour Cone, Larnarch Castle, Glenfalloch Woodland Gardens, & many more Peninsula attractions. More
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: Ask
Kid Friendly: Ask
Cooker
Local Guides/Maps
Refrigerator
Alarm Clock
Washer
Water Views
Towels Provided
Freezer
Books
Waterfront
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Microwave
Balcony
Mountain Views
Linens Provided
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Internet Access
Terrace
Toaster
Deck
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1 - 5 of 7 reviews

Reviewed 16 February 2017

Great self contained apartment with huge views out across the bay. This apartment on the Otago Peninsula is a great base to explore Dunedin city, albatross, penguins and beaches. Relaxing to sit and watch the sea, wildlife and boats - the apartment has everything we...More

1  Thank binge2017
Management response:Responded 16 February 2017

Glad you enjoyed your holiday at Margate , Bill & Jane. Good luck with future plans!

Reviewed 23 August 2016

We stayed at Margate-by-the-Sea for 6 nights at the start of a four-week holiday in New Zealand and couldn't have been more pleased with the accommodation. Robin and Ian were very welcoming and the apartment was everything you would hope for: clean, well-equipped and warm...More

3  Thank Lynne D
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Reviewed 23 May 2016

One of the best places we stayed in all of New Zealand! Such amazing views, near to wildlife, 20 minute drive to the city, etc. We cooked in the great kitchen, and they even let us use a little fruit/veggies from the garden in the...More

2  Thank Shawn A
Reviewed 30 March 2016

Perfectly comfortable apt. with gorgeous views. Can't say enough good things about this place. We booked for 2 nights before starting a bike tour and it was so relaxing and charming it remains a highlight of our 2 week stay in NZ. No shops or...More

1  Thank victoria m
Reviewed 24 February 2014

The apartment was well equipped and the view from all the windows was beautiful. We had a peaceful and rejuvenating stay and Robin, Ian and Phoebe(the dog) were very good to us. We would recommend this lovely apartment to anyone. The peninsula had lovely walking...More

4  Thank Manxmaggie
About the Owner
Robin B
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2012
Availability
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About the neighbourhood
Margate-by-the-Sea is right on the harbourside of the Otago Peninsula and directly opposite beautiful Quarantine Island with its native bushwalks. Just 20 minutes drive from Dunedin City and 20 minutes drive to the Albatross Colony, Penguin colonies and wild white-sand beaches of the Peninisula. We have offstreet parking plus bus-stop right on the corner. There are numerous bush & hill walks - step outside the door, walk up a short valley and climb Harbour Cone to experience a magnificent 360 degree panorama of harbour, coastline and ocean. And 10 minutes drive to the stunning Hoopers Inlet to experience wonderful wading & flying birdlife - various gulls, oyster catchers, pied stilts, terns, spur winged plovers, banded dotterels, black swans, white-faced herons, various shags & ducks, pukekos, native hawks and many more.
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