For boutique self catering accommodation with rural sea views, stay at The Woolshed near Tauranga and 10 minutes from Katikati. The 50-year-old woolshed, which has featured in NZ House and Garden magazine, has been extensively renovated and converted to luxurious living quarters creating the perfect 'holiday home'.
Located only 60 minutes from Rotorua and 30 minutes from the Coromandel, the Woolshed makes an excellent base for exploring. Explore the white sands at Mt Maunganui beach or Waihi beach. Take a trip to volcanic White Island or dolphin watch on one of the boat trips. Walk one of the extensive walking trails in the Karangahake Gorge or visit the historic gold mining town of Waihi.
The Woolshed's historic charm blends with modern convenience in the fully equipped kitchen and large sitting area with television and DVD player. A beautifully appointed queen size bed is enveloped in fine linens while the generous wardrobe provides a separate dressing and storage area. The bathroom features a corrugated iron shower, corrugated iron walls with peek views of the cottage garden. A picnic table on the balcony is the perfect place to enjoy a beverage or meal while taking in the views below of lush farmland, orchards and Tauranga Harbour.