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Cottage sleeps 7 - 2mins away from Thornton Beach

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3 bedrooms, iron/ironing board, travel cot, bed sheets
TV, fireplace
3 bedrooms, iron/ironing board, travel cot, bed sheets
3 bedrooms, iron/ironing board, travel cot, bed sheets
3 bedrooms, iron/ironing board, travel cot, bed sheets

Overview of Cottage sleeps 7 - 2mins away from Thornton Beach

Cottage sleeps 7 - 2mins away from Thornton Beach

5.0/5 Exceptional

Entire home

3 bedrooms1 bathroomSleeps 7

Popular amenities

  • Kitchen
  • Washer
  • Outdoor Space
  • Fireplace

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest stays
  • Sheets and towels washed at 60°C
Matata, Bay of Plenty Region

Explore the area

  • AirportWhakatane (WHK)15 min drive
  • Popular LocationLake Rotoiti51 min drive
  • Popular LocationTe Urewera National Park53 min drive
  • Popular LocationLake Tarawera74 min drive

Space details

3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, sleeps 7
Bedroom 1
    1 bunk bed
    1 single bed
Bedroom 2
    1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
    1 queen bed
Bathroom 1
    Combined bath/shower

About this property

Entire place

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

Cottage sleeps 7 - 2mins away from Thornton Beach

Family-friendly holiday home in Matata
This Cottage is a 100 year old, newly renovated 3 bedroom house located on a dairy farm in Thornton.

Cottage can sleep up to 7 people. The 8th bed is in the sunroom, which is to be used in the summer months.

Horse holding paddock available if traveling with a horse. Travelers must provide own feed. Beautiful riding location down Thornton beach. Additional charge of $10 per night per horse.

A lockable garage is available for gear. Boat parking can be in the adjacent paddock or on driveway. Small boats can fit up driveway and larger boats can enter via paddock to driveway.

The cottage is 2 minutes from beach access, being down Walkers Access or Thornton Domain. 15 minute drive into Whakatane township. Thornton Beach provides some of the best conditions for surfcasting fishing and family fun.

The cottage has 1x toilet room and bathroom including a bath/shower. Washing machine and wash tub is available in laundry.

The cottage has a deck with outdoor furniture to enjoy the outdoors.

Lawns and landscaping are tidy.

The lounge has a brand new fire place with all fire wood provided for duration of stay.

Beds are all made up with fresh linen and towel package available on request. Tea/hand towels and bathroom floor mats are provided.

Towel package - $6 per person
This includes, towel and facecloth. Towel package is paid separately and is provided on request.

Platters: morning tea or afternoon platters are available on request for small parties up to 10 people. These have to be pre ordered prior to arrival.

Guest accommodation at this holiday home offers fireplaces and an iron/ironing board. Rooms open to patios. Kitchens offer fridges, microwaves, kitchenware and utensils and dishwashers. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property manager

Bookings for this property are managed through Bookabach, part of our Expedia Group family.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter


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

Property amenities


  • Near the beach
  • Beach sunloungers

Parking and transport

  • On-site parking options include a garage

Family friendly

  • Playground
  • Children's dinnerware
  • Travel cot
  • Children's toys
  • Children's books


  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Toaster
  • Electric kettle
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils


  • Dining table


  • 3 bedrooms
  • Bed sheets provided


  • 1 bathroom
  • Combined shower/bath
  • Soap

Living spaces

  • Fireplace


  • TV

Outdoor areas

  • Patio
  • Outdoor furniture


  • Washing machine


  • Heating


  • No pets allowed


  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Iron/ironing board

Location highlights

  • In a rural location

Safety features

  • Smoke detector


  • Sleeps 7

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Check-in time starts at 1:30 PM


Check-out before 11:00 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

Important information

You need to know

This property is managed by a private host, not a professional engaged in trade or business
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
Parties and events are allowed on site
Long-term renters welcome
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 is also known as

Country Cottage 2mins Away From Thornton Beach
Cottage Sleeps 7 - 2mins Away From Thornton Beach Matata

About this area


Located in Matata, this holiday home is in a rural area and near the beach. Whakatane Golf Club and Whakatane Aquatic Centre are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Pohaturoa and Otarawairere Bay.

What's nearby

  • Whakatane Golf Club - 11 min drive
  • Awakeri Hot Springs - 16 min drive
  • Lake Rotoiti - 51 min drive
  • Te Urewera National Park - 53 min drive
  • Lake Tarawera - 74 min drive

Getting around

  • Whakatane (WHK) - 15 min drive


  • Blueberry Corner - 5 min drive
  • The Red Barn Bakery Cafe - 6 min drive
  • Auntys Cafe - 6 min drive
  • Whitehouse Cafe - 7 min drive
  • NZ Pizza - 8 min drive

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings



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5/5 Excellent

Excellent place. Highly recommended.
Nice, clean and tidy place. Great location in the farm.
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Review from Bookabach

5/5 Excellent

Great property
This turned out to be even better than it looked in the pictures. It's a good size, recently renovated with loads of charm with easy access to lots of great things to do in the neighbourhood. Rachel was very friendly and efficient. Highly recommended
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