Collie’s beach house

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9 bedrooms, iron/ironing board, cots/infant beds, travel cot
Beach nearby, sun-loungers
Beach nearby, sun-loungers

Overview of Collie’s beach house

Entire home

Collie’s beach house

4.8/5 Exceptional

Entire home

9 bedrooms4 bathroomsSleeps 24

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Air conditioning
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Outdoor space

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest stays
Mangawhai, Northland

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationMatakana Village54 min drive
  • Popular LocationOmaha Beach65 min drive
  • Popular LocationGoat Island66 min drive
  • AirportWhangarei (WRE)75 min drive

Space details

9 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, sleeps 24
Bedroom 1
    1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
    1 queen bed
    1 sofa bed
Bedroom 3
    1 double bed
    1 single bed
Bedroom 4
    1 queen bed
Bedroom 5
    2 bunk beds
Bedroom 6
    1 double bed
    1 single bed
Bedroom 7
    1 queen bed
Bedroom 8
    1 king bed
    1 sofa bed
Bedroom 9
    1 bunk bed
Bathroom 1
Bathroom 2
Bathroom 3

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Collie’s beach house

Family-friendly holiday home in Mangawhai
GOLD WINNER of the 2021 Bach of the Year!

Originally built by ex-All Black Ant Strachan, designed for families to get-away, this bach is a top pick for NZ travellers, especially made for families and groups, top 10 finalist of book a bach 2021!

Modern purpose-built 9 bedroom beach house located just 30 metres from the waters edge.

- 10 minute walk to one of Northland's finest Link golf course and bowling club.
- 1 km from the Mangawhai Heads Shopping Centre, cafes and restaurants.
- The boat ramp is 250 metres down the same road as the beach house
- 6 off-street parks with a lockable gate
- Aircon in every room
- Indoor and outdoor fire places
- BBQ for outdoor cooking
- Swing set and Trampoline to entertain kids

Large north facing deck for evening BBQ's and an outdoor fireplace. Additional north facing upper deck which is the perfect spot for breakfast or afternoon drinks.

Being fully fenced with a cot set up in 1 room, swings And a trampoline the property is very child friendly, sit back and let them roam at their own will.


Special conditions and information:

*NO STAG DO'S* Events to be pre approved, No smoking indoors, Swing for toddlers only, $500 refundable bond required, any damages or extra cleaning will mean deductions from the bond upon receipt. Check in 3pm-check out 10am. Noise to be kept low outside after 10pm.

**NOTE: Small creek located at rear of section (through gate) - children must be supervised**

NOTE: Please bring your own beach towels. We now supply pillows, cases, sheets, towels and duvet covers. Extra blankets in winter are also advised to bring along if you would like a bit more warmth.

COVID-19: Please book carefully, if you require the date to be changed within 60 days, a $250 change-fee will apply or $500 change fee within 30 days. We appreciate these are difficult times and hope you keep safe and well. Any cancellations within 60 days are non-refundable.
Guest accommodation at this holiday home offers fireplaces and DVD players. Rooms open to patios. This accommodation is furnished with sofa beds, dining tables and kitchen islands. Kitchens offer fridges, kitchenware and utensils, dishwashers and coffee/tea makers.

Bathrooms include a shower. This Mangawhai property provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided on request.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected


Contactless social distancing
Property is kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Near the beach
  • Beach sunloungers


  • Massages


  • Free WiFi

Family friendly

  • Playground
  • Cot/infant bed available
  • High chair
  • Children's games
  • Children's toys
  • Trampoline
  • Travel cot
  • Children's dinnerware


  • Fridge
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchen island
  • Paper towels
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Coffee grinder


  • Dining table


  • 9 bedrooms
  • Bed sheets provided
  • Sofa bed


  • 4 bathrooms
  • Shower
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels provided
  • Soap

Living spaces

  • Fireplace


  • TV with cable/satellite service
  • DVD player
  • Stereo

Outdoor areas

  • Patio
  • Fully fenced
  • Barbecue
  • Garden
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Firepit


  • Washing machine and dryer
  • Near a laundromat

Climate control

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating


  • No pets allowed


  • Lift
  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Iron/ironing board

Location highlights

  • Near the sea
  • Near outlet shopping
  • Near the bay

Things to do

  • Cycling on site
  • Birdwatching nearby
  • Swimming nearby
  • Fishing nearby
  • Power boating nearby
  • Winery tours nearby
  • Snorkelling nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Horse riding nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby

Safety features

  • Smoke detector


  • Sleeps 24


  • Beach access
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Horse riding
  • Kayaking
  • Motor-boating
  • Mountain biking
  • Outlet shopping
  • Sailing
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkelling
  • Surfing/boogie boarding
  • Swimming
  • Winery tours

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Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM


Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Cots (infant beds) are available

Important information

You need to know

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
On-site parties or group events are strictly prohibited
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector
This property is managed through our partner, Vrbo. You will receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account, where you can change or cancel your reservation
Property registration number 20006720

About this area


Located near the beach, this holiday home is in Mangawhai Heads, a neighbourhood in Mangawhai with good shopping. Mangawhai Cliff Walk and Mangawhai Golf Club are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Mangawhai Heads Beach and Lang's Beach. Discover the area's water adventures with kayaking and scuba diving nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with hiking and horse riding.

What's nearby

  • Mangawhai Heads Beach - 6 min drive
  • Lang's Beach - 24 min drive
  • Matakana Village - 54 min drive
  • Omaha Beach - 65 min drive
  • Goat Island - 66 min drive

Getting around

  • Whangarei (WRE) - 74 min drive


  • Stingray Matts - 11 min walk
  • Madly Indian - 12 min walk
  • Madly Indian - 12 min walk
  • Wood Street Freehouse - 12 min walk
  • Head Rock Bakery - 12 min walk

Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 57 out of 67 reviews
5 - Excellent 85%
Rating 4 - Good. 8 out of 67 reviews
4 - Good 12%
Rating 3 - Okay. 1 out of 67 reviews
3 - Okay 1%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 67 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 67 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4/5 Good

Team Camp
Vey good venue for larger groups/team building opportunities
Stayed 2 nights in Apr 2022

5/5 Excellent

Large Family Get Together
Collie's Beach House accommodated our large group superbly, great open spaces, excellent location close to the estuary. Had everything we needed for a great weekend.
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2022

1/5 Terrible

Amazing place
Tha place was very nice, we enjoyed our stay not only us adults but also the kids.
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2022

5/5 Excellent

80th Birthday Get Together
This was the perfect house to enjoy all being together - lovely open plan, well stocked kitchen, large outdoor areas, and plenty of bedrooms. We all had a magical weekend - thank you so much !
Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2022

4/5 Good

Lovely Mangawhai Heads stay.
Wonderful location. Handy to the beach. Great for extended families.
Stayed 3 nights in Jan 2022