28 February 2019 | Written by Scott Martin

Brand New To The Collection – February 2019

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We’ve brought on some amazing properties in February that we really wanted to share with you!

Bachcare is on a mission to provide our guests with a happy place that is perfect for them. For some people, their happy place looks like a holiday home overlooking the beach, for others, it’s on nestled amongst the mountains. This means that we want to offer a holiday home to fit every person and every preference.

Over February, we have been busy working alongside kiwis to add their precious holiday homes to our collection for our guests to enjoy. Here are 22 stunning houses have been added [there are lots more] that we have showcased for you below, so sit back, relax, and let your fingers dot he walking. While you explore some of New Zealand’s most beautiful regions.


1. Freshwater Boat House – Lake Rotoiti

8+2 People | 4 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms | From $290 per night

This bright and comfortable holiday home lies just at the edge of Lake Rotoiti with its own private jetty and boat mooring. Freshwater Boat House includes all the essentials, no matter the time of year. From summer days spent out on the sundeck or cooking up a storm on the BBQ to winter nights snuggled up in the lounge kept warm by the fireplace. And of course, the must-haves are on hand as well with WiFi, a dishwasher and plenty of room to park the boat.

View the full listing for Freshwater Boat House here


2. Chill By The Water – Dunedin

4 People | 2 Bedrooms | 1+1 Bathrooms | From $185 per night

This bright and comfortable holiday home lies just 10-minutes drive outside the centre of Dunedin making an ideal base for that weekend getaway. Chill By The Water includes all the essentials, no matter the time of year. From summer days spent out on the sundeck or cooking up a storm on the BBQ to winter nights snuggled up in the lounge kept warm by the fireplace.

View the full listing for Chill By The Water here


3. Waihi Bliss – Waihi Beach

5+1 People | 3 Bedrooms | 1 Bathroom | From $145 per night

This classic Kiwi bach is just waiting to host your break away from the hustle and bustle and get you settled into that holiday relaxation mode. Spending each summer day stretched out on the sand of Waihi Beach and coming home to fire up the BBQ and tuck into a delicious holiday meal fresh off the grill. Or if its a winter escape your planning, Waihi Bliss has you covered with a fireplace on hand to keep you toasty warm.

View the full listing for Waihi Bliss here


4. Hill Cottage – Wanaka

4 People | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | From $210 per night

This cosy 2-bedroom holiday home is a comfortable base for a couples weekend or small group getaway to picturesque Wanaka. In warm months, enjoy your morning cup of coffee from the front porch with a postcard-perfect view of sparkling Lake Wanaka. If you’re holidaying in the winter, Hill Cottage has a brick fireplace and heat pump on hand to keep you toasty warm. Live like a local in walking distance from everything that makes Wanaka magical with world-class restaurants and bars at your doorstep. Hill Cottage is a few streets back from the lakefront, ideal for a morning stroll and breakfast stop.

View the full listing for Hill Cottage here


5. Southern Serenity – Wanaka

6 People | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | From $210 per night

This charming 3-bedroom holiday home is a comfortable base for a couples weekend or small family getaway to postcard-perfect Wanaka. Perfect whatever the weather, keep cosy with the fireplace in winter, or open up the sliding doors and bask in the sunshine in summer! Enjoy great indoor-outdoor flow from the open-plan living space with high beam ceilings out onto the sunny deck.

View the full listing for Southern Serenity here


6. Te Maiki Escape – Russell

6 People | 2+1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathroom | From $190 per night

This three-bedroom holiday home is comfortable with cosy open-plan living. You can curl up with a good book or flick on the TV, but the real show is out the doors and on the deck, with stunning views across Kororareka Bay. Soak up some sun here and watch boats track across the harbour, while the BBQ is fired up for some tasty Kiwi kai!

View the full listing for Te Maiki Escape here


7. Pacific Vistas – Mount Maunganui

4+2 People | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | From $210 per night

Modern and stylish, the open plan living opens onto a deck either side of the apartment. Soak up some sun with a good book, or relax with a BBQ dinner al fresco with your group. The grassed deck is the perfect place for a sundowner in what feels like your very own rooftop bar! There’s plenty of room for the whole family at Pacific Vistas, with three generous bedrooms and two bathrooms.

View the full listing for Pacific Vistas here


8. Te Whare Pae Wehe – Lake Taupo

8+4 People | 4 Bedrooms | 3+1 Bathrooms | From $160 per night

This large 2-storey Lake Taupo holiday home is just the right spot for your family or group to truly unwind and enjoy some easy holiday living. Sleeping up to 12 guests in 4 bedrooms with 3.5 bathrooms there is plenty of room for everyone to spread out. Te Whare Pae Wehe comes equipped with some of the must-haves for any classic holiday to the lake. No matter the time of the year you’ll be at just the right temp with air conditioning in summer and a heat pump and fireplace to keep you toasty warm in winter.

View the full listing for Te Whare Pae Wehe here


9. Tangaroa Retreat – Parekura Bay

6+2 People | 4 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms | From $410 per night

Tangaroa Retreat is a comfortable and stylish family beach house boasting jaw-dropping views over Te-Uenga Bay. Set in two acres of native bush with a private track to the secluded beach below, this is the ultimate place to recharge your batteries in paradise. Wake up slowly at Tangaroa Retreat, sipping your morning coffee in bed while watching the boats cruise across the harbour through the wall-to-wall window. Talk about a million dollar view!

View the full listing for Tangaroa Retreat here


10. Aquila Waters – Whitianga

4+4 People | 4 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms | From $250 per night

Modern and stylish, Aquila Waters is a 4-bedroom holiday home perfect for your next family escape to sunny Whitianga! Sleeping up to 8, Aquila Waters has heaps of room for the whole family to spread out, with two bedrooms and a living area on each level. Wake up slow with your morning Nespresso and soak up some sun on the lounger off the master bedroom – bliss!

View the full listing for Aquila Waters here


11. Belvedere – Cable Bay

6+2 People | 4 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms | From $220 per night

Wake up to the glorious sight of sparkling blue seas and clear blue skies at Belvedere – your new home away from home in Cable Bay. This four-bedroom holiday home is a modern and well-appointed home base in this charming seaside town. The views from the deck across Cable Bay and the Karikari Peninsula are truly spectacular. Relax here over a BBQ dinner and drink with your group as the sun goes down – holiday bliss!

View the full listing for Belvedere here


12. Streamside Retreat – Akaroa

6+4 People | 4 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms | From $190 per night

Sleeping up to 10, this is a great house for families, with two bedrooms on each level and plenty of space inside and out. Streamside Retreat is pet-friendly too, with a large grassy section for your furry friends to play in. Ideal whatever the season, the log burner is on hand for winter warmth and the aircon for summer comfort. In warmer months, take it outdoors and enjoy a BBQ dinner al fresco in the evening sun!

View the full listing for Streamside Retreat here


13. The Charm of Charteris Bay – Charteris Bay

6 People | 3 Bedrooms | 1 Bathroom | From $195 per night

This quirky holiday home is spread across two levels, both with views stretching out into the harbour, Charteris Bay and across to Quail Island. Spend your holiday marvelling at the gorgeous views from this home away from home where the whole family is welcome including the family pet!

View the full listing for The Charm of Charteris Bay here


14. Shoreside – Tutukaka

6+4 People | 5 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | From $300 per night

This beach bach has been architecturally designed to make the most of its stunning location – overlooking Whangaumu Bay, with direct access to the beach from the lawn. With two decks available, front or back, Shoreside captures all day sun, so you can relax with a glass or two of local wine, watch the beachgoers and boats go by and marvel at the breathtaking sunsets to the West. With floor to ceiling windows and doors that open out to the decking, Shoreside seamlessly connects the open plan living area to the beach outside!

View the full listing for Shoreside here


15. Starfish Sanctuary – Mangawhai

6 People | 3 Bedrooms | 1 Bathroom | From $160 per night

Bright and welcoming, Starfish Sanctuary is a 3-bedroom holiday home in Magical Mangawhai calling your name! There’s plenty of room for the whole family here, with three generous bedrooms, spacious open plan living and the large fully fenced garden – ideal for a game of backyard cricket! While the kids are playing, enjoy relaxing on the covered deck with a good book and cold drink. The BBQ is on hand for easy summer meals to feed the troops in between trips to the beach, backyard cricket matches and battles on the PlayStation.

View the full listing for Starfish Sanctuary here


16. Rosebud Chalet – Wanaka

8 People | 4 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | From $450 per night

Wake up to the view of the majestic mountain ranges at Rosebud Chalet, a 4-bedroom modern holiday home positioned between Treble Cone and Lake Wanaka. Timelessly stylish, Rosebud Chalet is luxurious and welcoming with everything you could desire from your home away from home.

View the full listing for Rosebud Chalet here


17. The Kaituna Villa – Te Awa

6 People | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | From $255 per night

This is a laid-back Napier base that offers a modern set up, just a 4-minute drive to the water. Start your holiday off right with a home away from home that includes all the necessities for comfortable holiday living. The Kaituna Villa offers a contemporary open plan living, dining and kitchen area that opens up to a lovely sheltered deck.

View the full listing for The Kaituna Villa here


18. Topviews at St James – Hanmer Springs

6+2 People | 4 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | From $320 per night

This 4-bedroom holiday home boasts alpine views from every window and all the bells and whistles for a special getaway, including Wi-Fi, Netflix, coffee machine and pool table. The open plan living with polished oak flooring is sleek and stylish while also warmly welcoming; the perfect place to return to and put your feet up after a day of exploring!

View the full listing for Topviews at St James here


19. Villa Marina – Whitianga

6+2 People | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | From $220 per night

This spacious three-storey holiday house is in a great central location near Salt Restaurant and is in walking distance to the local shops, takeaways, and cafes along the Esplanade. Comfortable and spacious, Villa Marina has open-plan living across the middle level, with fantastic indoor/outdoor flow onto balconies on both ends. Relax here with a movie on the Smart TV while whipping up a meal in the modern kitchen, or fire up the BBQ on the balcony and dine al fresco with a view!

View the full listing for Villa Marina here


20. Best of Both Worlds – Omaha

6+4 People | 5 Bedrooms | 3+1 Bathrooms | From $245 per night

Whatever your ideal holiday activity is, you’ve got it covered here! On one side, walk 1-minute down the walkway to paddle board, kite surf or windsurf to your heart’s content on the estuary. Beach lovers can stroll 4-minutes the other way for long lazy days in the sunshine, surfing at the sand bar or swimming.

View the full listing for Best of Both Worlds here


21. Absolute Lakefront – Waitetoko

6+2 People | 3+1 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | From $200 per night

Absolute Lakefront – it’s all in the name! The good life is what awaits you at this absolute lakefront property in Waitetoko. Spacious yet cosy, there’s plenty of room for the whole family to chill out in holiday mode here, plus free Wi-Fi to stay connected! Swing open the bi-fold doors and drink in the stunning lakefront view. With the sparkling water just a few steps away, you’re spoilt for choice on how to spend the day.

View the full listing for Absolute Lakefront here


22. Llieno – Lake Taupo

8+2 People | 3+1 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | From $195 per night

Swing open all the doors and enjoy a cold drink with the dinner cooking on the BBQ. This well-maintained 50’s holiday cottage comes equipped with those must-haves for an ideal trip to the lake including free Wi-Fi to stay connected, a spa pool ideal for a soak at the end of a busy day on the lake and plenty of board games for that quality family time.

View the full listing for Llieno here


* Pets Stay Free | Pets stay FREE until 31/03/19 in all participating holiday homes*
* Mid Week Stays | A discount of 20% off any weekday bookings of 2 nights (or more) until the 17/04/2019*

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