Modern Bach with a Rural view

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Modern Bach with a Rural view

4.7/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Entire home

2 bedrooms1 bathroomSleeps 6

Popular amenities

  • Kitchen
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet-friendly
  • Washer
  • Outdoor space
  • Barbecue grill

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Sheets and towels washed at 60°C
Riverton, Southland

Explore the area

  • AirportInvercargill (IVC)39 min drive
  • Popular LocationClassic Motorcycle Mecca41 min drive
  • Popular LocationTeretonga Raceway Park44 min drive
  • Popular LocationOreti Beach49 min drive

Space details

2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, sleeps 6
Bedroom 1
    1 double bed
    1 sofa bed
Bedroom 2
    1 queen bed
Common area
    1 sofa bed
Bathroom 1

About this property

Entire place

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

Modern Bach with a Rural view

Bayside Riverton Cottage in Taramea Bay with kitchen
This sunny 2 bedroom property is located a short stroll away from the beach perfect for swimming, surfing and kayaking. On a very quiet street overlooking Taramea Bay.

Come and unwind and enjoy all that Riverton has to offer. Fishing, Bush walks, the surf and the local cafes.

The Bach itself is perfect for a small family with a fully fenced section. There is no lawn but It is a relaxing getaway with great rural views from a spacious deck.

We welcome pets, though you must respect the property and clean up after them. Maximum of two dogs unless prior approval from the owner.

This home has modern facilities and was renovated within the past two years. It has a modern kitchen with a gas hob, convection microwave and dishwasher. A BBQ is also provided for your use. The home is heated with a heat pump. Washing machine is provided in the laundry outside.

This is only a small home with beds for 4, one bedroom has a queen bed, the other has a double bed with a double sofa bed for your extra 2 guests. Each bedroom has its own TV. We do not charge for extra guests.

We charge a cleaning fee. Under the kiwi Bach way you are expected to leave the Bach tidy and do the dishes. A dishwasher is provided.

Linen is provided. Wifi available.

Air-conditioned accommodation at this cottage offers DVD players and coffee/tea makers. Rooms open to patios. This accommodation is furnished with sofa beds and dining tables. Kitchens offer fridges, hobs, microwaves and kitchenware and utensils. Bathrooms include a shower and hairdryers.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property manager

Heather Steel
Speaks English

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
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Beach sunloungers


  • WiFi available

Family friendly

  • Children's games


  • Fridge
  • Hob
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Paper towels
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Toaster
  • Spices


  • Dining table


  • 2 bedrooms
  • Bed sheets provided
  • Sofa bed


  • 1 bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels provided
  • Soap


  • TV
  • DVD player

Outdoor areas

  • Patio
  • Fenced garden
  • Barbecue


  • Washing machine
  • Near a laundromat


  • Air conditioning
  • Heating


  • Pet friendly


  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Iron/ironing board

Location highlights

  • Near the sea
  • On the bay
  • In a rural location

Things to do

  • Fitness facilities nearby
  • Power boating nearby
  • Golf nearby
  • Hiking nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Jet skiing nearby
  • Hunting nearby
  • Fishing nearby
  • Horse riding nearby

Safety features

  • Fire extinguisher
  • First aid kit
  • Smoke detector


  • Sleeps 6

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Check-in time starts at 2:00 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 are allowed
Restrictions apply; for more information contact the property on the number on the booking confirmation

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
On-site parties or group events are strictly prohibited
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit
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

We should mention

Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

Vrbo Property
Modern Bach With a Rural View Cottage
Modern Bach With a Rural View Riverton
Modern Bach With a Rural View Cottage Riverton

About this area


This cottage is located in Taramea Bay, a neighbourhood in Riverton, and is in a rural area and by the sea. Jet skiing and kayaking offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with hiking/biking trails and hunting nearby.

What's nearby

  • Anderson Park - 27 min drive
  • Southland Museum and Art Gallery - 40 min drive
  • Classic Motorcycle Mecca - 41 min drive
  • Teretonga Raceway Park - 44 min drive
  • Oreti Beach - 49 min drive

Getting around

  • Invercargill (IVC) - 39 min drive


  • Aparima Restaurant & Bar - 18 min walk
  • Aparina - 18 min walk
  • The Postmaster Bakery - 20 min walk

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 70 out of 89 reviews
5 - Excellent 79%
Rating 4 - Good. 15 out of 89 reviews
4 - Good 17%
Rating 3 - Okay. 2 out of 89 reviews
3 - Okay 2%
Rating 2 - Poor. 1 out of 89 reviews
2 - Poor 1%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 89 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%






Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Great place to stay
We really enjoyed our stay in this bach. It had everything we needed for our family trip to the beach, including toys for the kids and a great selection of DVDs. The kitchen is well equipped for family cooking.
Stayed 3 nights in Jan 2022

5/5 Excellent

Great getaway location!
Fantastic stay which the whole family loved, thanks for having us!
Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2022

4/5 Good

Great cosy place for us.
Clean tidy and has all the amenities we needed after our long drive before we go shark diving. Quiet as well. We loved the place. Thank you Heather.
Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2021

5/5 Excellent

A lovely place with a comfy environment for all ages.
More than enough blankets and towels. Awesome shower thanks for an awesome stay
Stayed 4 nights in Dec 2021

5/5 Excellent

Ravishing Riverton!
Great stay in Riverton/Southland. Weather was windy but generally fine and we packed in a bunch of long walks with the dog - Southland is pretty dog friendly😀Riverton is a nice little town with beautiful coast. Heathers place was cute, cozy, clean and comfy. Great location.
Stayed 3 nights in Dec 2021