Magic Cottages at Takou River

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Magic Cottage

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River Cottage

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Summer Cottage

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The Lodge

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The Shearer’s Cottage

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Luxury Glamping

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Property Information

Magic Cottages at Takou River
+6494078065
+6494078065
660 Takou Bay Road
Kerikeri Northland 0295 New Zealand

Tucked away just outside Kerikeri & the Bay of Islands, Magic Cottages at Takou River are beautiful, luxury retreats on the banks of the picturesque Takou River. The secluded romance of Magic Cottage was voted one of the Top Ten Luxury Lodges in New Zealand.

Choose from 7 boutique, self-catering accommodation options, hidden in 5 acres of sub-tropical gardens along the river or tucked away on our 150 acre farm, for a holiday that is as eco-friendly as it is decadent. We offer small intimate cottages ideal for romantic retreats; larger family size cottages perfect for escaping and reconnecting together; as well as two larger luxury lodges, ideal for extended family gatherings, small events and special occasions.

Serenely paddle down the unspoilt river to the stunning sandy beaches at Takou Bay, or venture upstream to deserted swimming and picnic spots, relax in your own private claw foot bath while gazing at the stars, or simply bask in the bliss of doing absolutely nothing,. Enfolded in 150 acres of certified organic pasture, 5 acres of sub tropical gardens, native bush and bird life, glow worms and swimming holes, Takou River is the perfect barefoot retreat.

Property Features

  1. DVD Library
  2. Full Kitchen
  3. Sea Access
  4. WiFi Internet
  5. Fire Place
  6. BBQ Area
  7. Spa
  8. Free Parking
  9. Free WiFi
  10. Broadband Internet Access
  11. Iron/Ironing Board
  12. Library
  13. Fresh linen supplied
  14. Guest Laundry
  15. Coastal Walks, Fish, Kayaking, Sailing

Accommodation Details

Magic Cottage Book

Cosy and romantic cabin perched in a stunning and secluded setting on the riverbank overlooking the peaceful Takou River. Designed for romance, relaxation, or just escaping the hustle and bustle of every day life, Magic Cottage guarantees peace and privacy with its stunning views; luxurious super king bed, cosy linens and private claw foot bath set on the sundeck overlooking the water. The cottage has a full kitchen, en suite bathroom and cosy living area. All linens are included together with bathrobes, fresh flowers, candles, magazines and eco-toiletries. Set in our beautiful 5 acre sub tropical gardens, bordering the unspoilt Takou River, with private boathouse and jetty; free kayaks, canoes and fishing; 150 acre farm with walks along the river, through pastures and native bush to secluded swimming and picnic spots; and access to the deserted sandy beaches a short paddle downstream at Takou Bay.

  • Sleeps 2
  • Room 1: 1 Super king bed
  • 1 Bathroom

  • River view
  • Non-smoking
  1. Outdoor Setting
  2. Large Balcony/Terrace
  3. Private entrance
  4. Sitting area
  5. Lounge Area
  6. Oven
  7. Toaster
  8. Fridge
  9. Slippers
  10. Luxury linen type
  11. Electric Blanket
  12. Complimentary toiletries
  13. Adults-Only
  14. Smoke detectors
  15. Dining Area
  16. Fridge - Fullsize
  17. Linen and Towels Provided
  18. Full kitchen
  19. Closets in room
  20. Down/feather pillows
  21. Fully equipped kitchen
  22. Verandah
  23. Seating area with sofa/chair
  24. Clothes drying rack
  25. Duvet
  26. Shower - separate
  27. Linen provided
  28. Bathroom
  29. Kitchenware
  30. Mood Lighting
  31. Balcony
  32. Microwave
  33. Bathroom amenities
  34. Stove top
  35. Walk in shower
  36. Heating
  37. Plates and bowls
  38. BBQ Area
  39. Conditioner
  40. Electric blankets
  41. Barbeque
  42. Plates/glassware
  43. Shampoo
  44. Laundry Facilities
  45. En-Suite Bathroom
  46. Bath
  47. Feather pillow
  48. Hot Tub
  49. Tea/Coffee Making
  50. Outdoor furniture
  51. Bathrobes Provided
  52. Fire alarms or smoke detectors
  53. Shower
  54. Terrace
  55. Outdoor space
  56. Spa
  57. Fire extinguishers
  58. Body soap
  59. Cups/glassware
  60. Oversized bathtub
  61. Broadband Internet Access
  62. Pots and pans
  63. Instant hot water
  64. Towels
  65. Wine glasses
  66. Kitchen
  67. Private bathroom
  68. Silverware/utensils

River Cottage Book

Cosy 2 bedroom self contained cottage set in beautiful 5 acre sub tropical gardens, moments from the river. Ideal for a couple or small family. The cottage features a cosy wood fire and private claw foot bath set on the sundeck and plumbed into the hot water. The cottage has 2 double en suite bedrooms, 1 king bed and 1 queen bed. It has a lovely open plan living area opening onto the private sun deck with outdoor claw foot bath, gas bbq, table and chairs; a fully equipped kitchen including espresso coffee machine and all you need for self catering. Fresh flowers, linens and bathrobes, candles, magazines, eco-toiletries, wood for the fire and gas for the bbq are provided. River Cottage is set in our beautiful 5 acre sub tropical gardens, bordering the unspoilt Takou River, with private boathouse and jetty; free kayaks, canoes and fishing; 150 acre farm with walks along the river, through pastures and native bush to secluded swimming and picnic spots; and access to the deserted sandy beaches a short paddle downstream at Takou Bay.

  • Sleeps 4
  • Room 1: 1 King / Twin
  • Room 2: 1 Queen bed
  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Garden view
  • Non-smoking
  1. Outdoor Setting
  2. Broadband Internet Access
  3. Fire alarms or smoke detectors
  4. Body soap
  5. Luxury linen type
  6. DVD Player
  7. Kitchen
  8. Fire extinguishers
  9. Instant hot water
  10. TV
  11. Oven
  12. CD Player
  13. Pots and pans
  14. Silverware/utensils
  15. Dining Area
  16. Electric Blanket
  17. Large Balcony/Terrace
  18. Private bathroom
  19. Sitting area
  20. Dining room seats
  21. En-Suite Bathroom
  22. Laundry Facilities
  23. Free Toiletries
  24. Internet Access
  25. Down/feather pillows
  26. Fresh Milk
  27. Television
  28. Fridge
  29. Smoke detectors
  30. Duvet
  31. Fridge - Fullsize
  32. Toaster
  33. Full kitchen
  34. Clothes drying rack
  35. Electric blankets
  36. Fully equipped kitchen
  37. Complimentary toiletries
  38. Full size mirror
  39. Stairs
  40. Electric kettle
  41. Shower - separate
  42. Linen and Towels Provided
  43. Seating area with sofa/chair
  44. Clothes Rack
  45. Washing machine
  46. Hairdryer
  47. Verandah
  48. Bathroom
  49. Kitchenware
  50. Outdoor furniture
  51. Shower over bath
  52. Linen provided
  53. Bathroom amenities
  54. Stove top
  55. Outdoor space
  56. Balcony
  57. Lounge Area
  58. High speed wireless
  59. Conditioner
  60. Widescreen TV
  61. Heating
  62. Microwave
  63. Separate tub or shower
  64. Laundry basket/clothes hamper
  65. Espresso Machine
  66. Barbeque
  67. Wireless Internet
  68. BBQ Area
  69. Terrace
  70. Oversized bathtub
  71. Bath
  72. Dining Setting
  73. Hob
  74. Linen
  75. Wine glasses
  76. Iron/Ironing board
  77. Plates and bowls
  78. Shampoo
  79. Toaster oven
  80. Fireplace
  81. Bathrobes Provided
  82. Plates/glassware
  83. Hot Tub
  84. Cups/glassware
  85. Private entrance
  86. Spa
  87. Feather pillow
  88. Shower
  89. Towels

Summer Cottage Book

Cosy 2 bedroom self contained cottage sleeping 2-4 guests in 2 double en suite bedrooms (1 king and 1 queen). Set in beautiful 5 acre sub tropical gardens, moments from the river SummerCcottage features a cosy wood fire and exclusive use of your own beautiful Balinese style Summer House, hidden in the gardens, complete with claw foot bath on the deck. The cottage has a fully equipped kitchen, including espresso coffee machine and all you need for self- catering, and a lovely open plan living and dining area opening onto a private deck with gas bbq, table and chairs. Fresh flowers, candles, magazines, eco-toiletries and all linen including bathrobes are provided. Absolute peace and seclusion, set in our beautiful 5 acre sub tropical gardens, bordering the unspoilt Takou River, with private boathouse and jetty; free kayaks, canoes and fishing; 150 acre farm with walks along the river, through pastures and native bush to secluded swimming and picnic spots; and access to the deserted sandy beaches a short paddle downstream at Takou Bay.

  • Sleeps 4
  • Room 1: 1 King / Twin
  • Room 2: 1 Queen bed
  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Garden view
  • Non-smoking
  1. Outdoor Setting
  2. Spa
  3. Feather pillow
  4. Hot Tub
  5. Towels
  6. DVD Player
  7. Stairs
  8. Fire alarms or smoke detectors
  9. Shower
  10. Luxury linen type
  11. Oven
  12. Kitchen
  13. Fire extinguishers
  14. Body soap
  15. TV
  16. Electric Blanket
  17. Tea/Coffee Making
  18. Pots and pans
  19. Instant hot water
  20. Dining Area
  21. En-Suite Bathroom
  22. CD Player
  23. Fireplace
  24. Silverware/utensils
  25. Dining room seats
  26. 2nd bathroom
  27. Large Balcony/Terrace
  28. Private bathroom
  29. Sitting area
  30. Dish-cleaning supplies
  31. Fresh Milk
  32. Laundry Facilities
  33. Private entrance
  34. Smoke detectors
  35. Down/feather pillows
  36. Fridge - Fullsize
  37. Television
  38. Free Toiletries
  39. Clothes drying rack
  40. Duvet
  41. Fully equipped kitchen
  42. Toaster
  43. Fridge
  44. Kitchenware
  45. Walk in shower
  46. Shower - separate
  47. Complimentary toiletries
  48. Full kitchen
  49. Stove top
  50. Electric kettle
  51. Hairdryer
  52. Linen and Towels Provided
  53. Seating area with sofa/chair
  54. Conditioner
  55. Washing machine
  56. Shower over bath
  57. Verandah
  58. Bathroom
  59. Laundry basket/clothes hamper
  60. Outdoor furniture
  61. Balcony
  62. Lounge Area
  63. Bathroom amenities
  64. Terrace
  65. Outdoor space
  66. Heating
  67. Microwave
  68. High speed wireless
  69. Linen
  70. Espresso Machine
  71. Barbeque
  72. Wireless Internet
  73. Separate tub or shower
  74. Linen provided
  75. Oversized bathtub
  76. Bath
  77. Dining Setting
  78. BBQ Area
  79. Toaster oven
  80. Wine glasses
  81. Iron/Ironing board
  82. Plates and bowls
  83. Hob
  84. Cups/glassware
  85. Patio
  86. Bathrobes Provided
  87. Plates/glassware
  88. Shampoo

The Lodge Book

The Luxurious Lodge is private, spacious, self contained and sole occupancy, and has stunning north facing views across the lawns, and lily ponds to the river and is surrounded by our stunning 5 acre sub tropical gardens and native bush. Offering space, peace and privacy, the Lodge gives flexibility to accommodate a couple or any combination of up to 8 guests in 4 double bedrooms (1 super king and 3 king beds), making it ideal for either a couple looking to escape, or larger family groups look for space and privacy to relax. The Lodge features a cosy wood fire, beautiful north facing views across the river from all the rooms; doors and windows opening directly into the gardens; an indoor spa bath; 3 bathrooms including and indoor spa bath; beautifully appointed and spacious kitchen with everything you need for self catering including a dishwasher and espresso coffee machine; as well as a stunning and spacious open plan living and dining area with graceful cathedral ceilings and beautiful views. Fresh flowers, candles, magazines, eco-toiletries and all linen including bathrobes are provided. Absolute peace and seclusion, set in our beautiful 5 acre sub tropical gardens, bordering the unspoilt Takou River, with private boathouse and jetty; free kayaks, canoes and fishing; 150 acre farm with walks along the river, through pastures and native bush to secluded swimming and picnic spots; and access to the deserted sandy beaches a short paddle downstream at Takou Bay.

  • Sleeps 8
  • Room 1: 1 Super king bed
  • Room 2: 1 King / Twin
  • Room 3: 1 King bed
  • Room 4: 1 King bed
  • 3 Bathrooms

  • River view
  • Non-smoking
  1. Dishwasher
  2. Large Balcony/Terrace
  3. Fireplace
  4. Board games/puzzles
  5. Luxury linen type
  6. Outdoor Setting
  7. Laundry Facilities
  8. Private bathroom
  9. Body soap
  10. TV
  11. DVD Player
  12. Television
  13. Private entrance
  14. Instant hot water
  15. Dining Area
  16. Oven
  17. Toaster
  18. Free Toiletries
  19. Silverware/utensils
  20. Dining room seats
  21. Electric Blanket
  22. Complimentary toiletries
  23. Fridge
  24. Sitting area
  25. Dish-cleaning supplies
  26. En-Suite Bathroom
  27. Linen and Towels Provided
  28. Full kitchen
  29. Smoke detectors
  30. Duvet
  31. 2nd bathroom
  32. Verandah
  33. Full size mirror
  34. Iron
  35. Walk in shower
  36. Fridge - Fullsize
  37. Linen provided
  38. Bath tub with spray jets
  39. Stairs
  40. Walk-in closet
  41. Fully equipped kitchen
  42. Lounge Area
  43. Separate closet
  44. Kitchenware
  45. Electric blankets
  46. Hairdryer
  47. Microwave
  48. Bathroom
  49. Storage space
  50. Electric kettle
  51. Balcony
  52. Wireless Internet
  53. Bathroom amenities
  54. Stove top
  55. Washing machine
  56. Heating
  57. Dining Setting
  58. High speed wireless
  59. Conditioner
  60. Outdoor furniture
  61. Barbeque
  62. Plates and bowls
  63. Separate toilet area
  64. Tea/Coffee Making
  65. Outdoor space
  66. Bath
  67. Plates/glassware
  68. BBQ Area
  69. Terrace
  70. Espresso Machine
  71. Iron/Ironing board
  72. Feather pillow
  73. Hob
  74. Linen
  75. Oversized bathtub
  76. Bathrobes Provided
  77. Fire alarms or smoke detectors
  78. Shampoo
  79. Toaster oven
  80. Wine glasses
  81. Kitchen
  82. Fire extinguishers
  83. Hot Tub
  84. Cups/glassware
  85. Pantry
  86. CD Player
  87. Pots and pans
  88. Shower
  89. Towels

The Shearer’s Cottage Book

Perfect for a family, the 3-bedroom Shearers' Cottage is set in our beautiful 5 acre sub tropical gardens, with stunning north facing views across the lawns, organic farmland, pastures and native bush. The cottage has large north facing sun decks at the front, as well as a private deck attached to the master bedroom, complete with alfresco bath - perfect for a relaxing soak under the stars. The cottage has a lovely spacious master bedroom with a king bed and en suite bathroom, as well as the private deck and bath; a second queen bedroom, third bunk bedroom suitable for children and a separate family bathroom and laundry. The lovely open plan living area opens on the the large sun decks, and includes a fully equipped kitchen, cosy wood fire and relaxed dining and living areas. Fresh flowers, linens and bathrobes, candles, magazines, eco-toiletries, wood for the fire and gas for the bbq are provided. The Shearers' Cottage is set in our beautiful 5 acre sub tropical gardens, bordering the unspoilt Takou River, with private boathouse and jetty; free kayaks, canoes and fishing; 150 acre farm with walks along the river, through pastures and native bush to secluded swimming and picnic spots; and access to the deserted sandy beaches a short paddle downstream at Takou Bay.

  • Sleeps 6
  • Room 1: 1 King bed
  • Room 2: 1 Queen bed
  • Room 3: 1 Bunk bed
  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Countryside view
  • Non-smoking
  1. Outdoor Setting
  2. CD Player
  3. Fire extinguishers
  4. Shampoo
  5. TV
  6. DVD Player
  7. Large Balcony/Terrace
  8. Pots and pans
  9. Hot Tub
  10. Dining Area
  11. Oven
  12. Laundry Facilities
  13. Fireplace
  14. Board games/puzzles
  15. Dining room seats
  16. Electric Blanket
  17. Television
  18. Private bathroom
  19. Body soap
  20. Down/feather pillows
  21. En-Suite Bathroom
  22. Toaster
  23. Private entrance
  24. Instant hot water
  25. Duvet
  26. Fridge - Fullsize
  27. Complimentary toiletries
  28. Free Toiletries
  29. Silverware/utensils
  30. Multiple closets
  31. Fully equipped kitchen
  32. Linen and Towels Provided
  33. Fridge
  34. Sitting area
  35. Walk in shower
  36. Shower - separate
  37. Verandah
  38. Full kitchen
  39. Smoke detectors
  40. Walk-in closet
  41. Hairdryer
  42. Linen provided
  43. Full size mirror
  44. Kitchenware
  45. Electric kettle
  46. Shower over bath
  47. Lounge Area
  48. Seating area with sofa/chair
  49. Stove top
  50. Washing machine
  51. Balcony
  52. Microwave
  53. Separate closet
  54. Conditioner
  55. Outdoor furniture
  56. Heating
  57. Wireless Internet
  58. Bathroom
  59. Tea/Coffee Maker
  60. Outdoor space
  61. Barbeque
  62. Dining Setting
  63. Bathroom amenities
  64. Terrace
  65. Espresso Machine
  66. Bath
  67. Plates and bowls
  68. High speed wireless
  69. Linen
  70. Oversized bathtub
  71. Iron/Ironing board
  72. Plates/glassware
  73. Separate tub or shower
  74. Toaster oven
  75. Wine glasses
  76. Bathrobes Provided
  77. Feather pillow
  78. BBQ Area
  79. Cups/glassware
  80. Pantry
  81. Kitchen
  82. Fire alarms or smoke detectors
  83. Hob
  84. Towels
  85. Patio

Luxury Glamping Book

Luxury Glamping - the exclusive Glamping Site is perched in a stunning and secluded setting overlooking the Takou River and is designed exclusively for a couple. It includes your beautiful white safari style tent overlooking the water with luxurious super king bed, cosy linens and vintage furnishings; your own cosy kitchen and bathroom cabin complete with hot shower, flush toilet and full kitchen opening via French windows on the deck; your own romantic and private alfresco bath perched on the riverbank, plumbed into the hot water, and free to use at your leisure. Your site also includes your own private jetty and canoe, as well as use of the facilities at Takou River.

  • Sleeps 2
  • Room 1: 1 Super king bed
  • 1 Bathroom

  • River view
  • Non-smoking
  1. Outdoor Setting
  2. Complimentary toiletries
  3. Free Toiletries
  4. Silverware/utensils
  5. Dish-cleaning supplies
  6. Oven
  7. Linen and Towels Provided
  8. Fridge
  9. Sitting area
  10. Down/feather pillows
  11. Fully equipped kitchen
  12. Verandah
  13. Full size mirror
  14. Smoke detectors
  15. Duvet
  16. Balcony
  17. Linen provided
  18. Bathroom
  19. Kitchenware
  20. Mosquito net
  21. Barbeque
  22. Lounge Area
  23. BBQ Area
  24. Laundry Facilities
  25. Walk in shower
  26. Bath
  27. Plates/glassware
  28. Hob
  29. Terrace
  30. Outdoor furniture
  31. Bathrobes Provided
  32. Fire alarm
  33. Hot Tub
  34. Linen
  35. Outdoor space
  36. Spa
  37. Fire extinguishers
  38. Shower
  39. Cups/glassware
  40. Oversized bathtub
  41. Kitchen
  42. Pots and pans
  43. Board games/puzzles
  44. Towels
  45. Wine glasses
  46. Large Balcony/Terrace
  47. Private bathroom
  48. Instant hot water
  49. Dining Area

Terms & Conditions

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Payment Policy

A 50% deposit is paid on booking.

If you would like to pay the deposit by BANK TRANSFER, EMAIL YOUR BOOKING TO US DIRECTLY AT: takouriver@xtra.co.nz

Takou River Farm Trust
06-0350 0080522 000

Ref 'Arrival date, Cottage name, Guest name'

If you prefer to pay by credit card we accept Visa, Mastercard and AMEX using Little Hotelier Payments (note a 3% card handling surcharge is applied).

The final balance is paid on arrival by cash, bank transfer or Visa/Mastercard.

Cancellation Policy

In the unforeseen event of cancellation we make every effort to fill your dates. If we are successful, then we offer a full refund.

However as we are a small property, cancellations impact us greatly, so we charge in full for any unfilled nights.

We recommend travel insurance.

Make an enquiry

We always welcome enquiries, even if your dates appear to be unavailable, so please enquire and we will do our best to help.

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