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Terracotta Gardens Facilities

Hot Tub Spa

The most popular facility at Terracotta Gardens is the delightful hot tub spa heated to around 40 degrees centigrade on a private area of the lower deck. Whether for a relaxing dip before bed or a fun time with friends or children during the day, everyone loves it. Extra spa bath towels are provided.

Sleeping Accommodation

Upstairs: 2 x Queen double bedrooms opening onto the large upper deck with views across the bush-covered valley and small views of the Bay across towards Waitangi. Wardrobe; dresser; clock/radio. 1 x twin bed bedroom decorated particularly for children.

Downstairs: 1 x King double bedroom with ensuite, direct access to private spa pool deck. Wardrobe; dresser; clock/radio. All bed linen is provided.


Upstairs: Large modern shower and vanity. Separate toilet.

Downstairs: Modern ensuite.

Linen provided: Bath and hand towels, face cloths, bath mats.



Upstairs: Full kitchen with gas cooktop, microwave oven, under-bench oven, dishwasher, large fridge/freezer, extensive cupboards, shelves and benchtops. Utensils, crockery, cutlery. A four-burner gas barbecue with an oven cover is just through the lounge doors on the upper deck.

Downstairs: Kitchenette with microwave oven, small dual hotplate cooktop, mini-fridge, electric jug, toaster and small set of utensils etc.

Linen provided: tea towels, hand towels, kitchen cloths.


Upstairs: Large dining table, access to and views across upper deck, large sofa and lazy-boy chair, cane chairs, TV with DVD/CD player, Sky TV access, heaters, dimming lights. Elevator access to downstairs.

Downstairs: Small table and chairs, access to and views across lower deck and garden, sofa, easy chair, TV, writing desk.


Top loading washing machine, dryer, tub, iron & ironing board, cleaning equipment. Extensible clothes-line partly covered under the upper deck.


There is a large new double carport at the front of the house. A covered porch leads to the front door. The driveway off the road is short but quite steep and low-slung cars should cross the kerb at an angle to avoid scraping. Limited parking is also available on the road frontage.


Acceptable pets welcomed by prior agreement only. Please discuss when booking.

Internet, Telephone, TV

We can provide a free wireless internet connection for your wifi-equipped laptop computer. Also a wifi iPod dock connected to TV. Satellite (Sky) TV channels and DVD players in both lounges. (Both TVs share the same Sky channel.)

There is a telephone in the house and good mobile phone reception for both Vodafone and Telecom services.


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