Mahau Sound

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8 People

2 Bathroom

3 Bedrooms

2 Queen

2 Bunks

Child Friendly

Pet Friendly


A tidy and comfortable cottage set in mature gardens which run to the water front. The house sleeps up to eight and is the ideal spot for relaxing, bird watching, fishing, boating, kayaking and handy to Havelock. Near by is the wine growing region of Marlborough and their well known savignon blanc. You are just thirty minutes away from it's well known vineyards of Nautilus, Forrest Estate, Framingham and Hunters to name just a few. The nearby Pelorus river is an ideal swimming place and is one of the locations for the filming of the Hobbit movie.
Sky TV and wood is included in your rental.

Other Information

The House is all electric, with microwave in the kitchen, fridge/freezer and standard sized electric stove. The kitchen opens out onto a sitting room with a log burner (wood supplied), TV, DVD and CD players. Off the sitting room is the deck with a gas BBQ and table with views over the water. There are two bathrooms and laundry with a washing machine.
This property welcomes pets. It has an enclosed balcony but no fencing around the property. They are to stay outside unless agreed upon with us.
Nelson City and airport 1.5 hours. Gateway to Abel Tasman National Park
Blenheim township and airport 40 mins.
Picton township and ferry terminal 40 mins either Interislander or Bluebridge.
Havelock (greenshell mussel capital of the world!) 10 min
Marlborough produces around 80% of NZ wines, notably Savignon Blanc. Marlborough is also home to The Queen Charlotte Track and many other superb walking and mountain bike tracks. There are many, many options for kayaking, boat cruises and eco tours throughout Marlborough. She is a region with many options and will keep you busy or provide a place for rest whilst enjoying the views.

  • Microwave
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Electric Oven
  • Log burner
  • BBQ
  • Fridge
  • Stereo
  • DVD player
  • Deck
  • Firewood supplied


  • Bedroom One
  • - Queen
  • Bedroom Two
  • - Queen
  • Bedroom Three
  • - Bunks
  • - Bunks

Room Prices

Off peak $145.00 per night First 4 people per night $25 per additional person per night
Peak $175.00 per night First 4 people per night $25 per additional person per night

4 night minimum stay between 22 Dec and 2 Jan
We can provide WIFI internet at this property in conjunction with Netspeed. Minimum cost of $150 for 120Gb and $300 bond for the router. More data can be arranged.
Linen package $25pp per 6 night stay or self cater. This includes all bed, bath and kitchen linen.
Cleaning package $130 per stay or self cater.
Pets are charged at $10 per day and we keep a refundable bond of $200.


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"Very prompt with communication. The Bach was perfect and we had a great time. Awesome views and very accommodating for our needs. Thanks!!"


"The team at Sounds Great were super helpful and awesome!! Totally reccommend"


"• A wonderful family bach well equipped with everything you need - a real home from home.
• The view from the property was amazing and it was great to sit and relax on the deck in the comfy armchairs
• Good to have a mooring
• Having Sky Sport meant we didn't miss out on the cricket!
• Can't wait to come back
• Hire of linen good value for money and it's a nice touch having beds made on our arrival with nice crisp white sheets
• Frith was great to deal with and had good knowledge of the property


"Awesome location, very private and definitely a fabulous place to chill and relax. Very comfortable beds with plenty of extra bedding should you need it. Large securely fenced deck with a large outdoor table and gas bbq makes outdoor entertaining easy. Will definitely return again."

Heather, Feb 2017