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“Perfect solitude and stunning in every respect”
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Romantic secluded outdoor bath on deck
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Romantic secluded outdoor bath on deck
Private deck with outdoor area Totally secluded log house surrounded by native bush.
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Romantic secluded outdoor bath on deck
Private deck with outdoor area
Totally secluded log house surrounded by native bush.
Sea & bush views from Fern Ridge
Bush walk to waterfall
BBQ on wheels to move any where you need to be on deck
Front deck opening double french doors
Outdoor dinning area
Open plan
Open plan
King room with ensuite shower
Queen room with ensuite & bath/shower
Queen room ensuite
Open plan
Open plan
Sun loungers
Outdoor area
Relaxing & enjoying the view
Fern Ridge Hideaway front entrance
Private 1 km gated driveway to Fern Ridge Hideaway
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Northland Region, North Island

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Bokes1
Kaitaia, New Zealand
1 review
“Perfect solitude and stunning in every respect”
Reviewed 1 March 2015 for a stay in February 2015

Provided that you want peace and quiet, happy to bathe on the veranda rather than in one of the two ensuite bathrooms and love views that are to die for then this is it. With its own artesian spring fed water supply, electricity from its own turbine and its own eco disposal system it is perfect for those who love the environment.
The most luxurious cabin I have ever been in, dressing gowns, slippers, spa oils, and a semi stocked food cupboard with those things that you don't need much of but cost a bomb when you add them all up.
Bring food for the BBQ etc with you as the nearest shop is some 25k away.
As of our hosts who designed and built this piece of heaven they are delightful and if you'r lucky John may either deliver you fish or take you fishing.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 65+
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 22 November 2014 for a stay in November 2014

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Liked best: The view and the outdoor bath
Liked least: Not being able to stay there for a month
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Your age range 18-24
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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 November 2014 for a stay in November 2014

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Liked best: Stunning Views
Liked least: nothing
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SchalkNZ
Auckland, New Zealand
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“Absolutely Perfect”
Reviewed 2 October 2014 for a stay in October 2014
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Our stay at The Fern Ridge Hideaway was absolutely perfect. The log cabin offers luxury accommodation with everything you need on hand. The outside bath tub was a special treat - soaking under the stars with kiwis calling in the surrounding forest was quite an experience. Some of the iconic New Zealand sights are all an easy drive away, although relaxing at the Hideaway may be all the therapy needed. The cottage has two separate bedroom suites and could accommodate two couples in total privacy. The spectacular views to the north stretch all the way to Cape Reinga.

The Hideaway is to the south of Kaitaia, a little under four hours drive from Auckland. If you like the bustle of tourists and shops selling ersatz souvenirs, go somewhere else. If you are searching for privacy, peace and tranquility, then Fern Ridge Hideaway is your place.

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Auckland Central, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 September 2014 for a stay in September 2014
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Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
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