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.
The interior is dated as all classic kiwi baches are however, has provided many wonderful family holidays over many years. 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, all bed, bath and kitchen linen and your departure clean is included in your rental. Your welcome.

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. There are policies and extra costs included.
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
  • - Single bunk set
  • - Single bunk set

Room Prices

Off peak $239.00 per night All bed, bath and kitchen linen plus your departure clean included in your rental.
Peak $260.00 per night All bed, bath and kitchen linen plus your departure clean included in your rental.

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.

Pets are charged at $5 per day and 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

"Five friends and I had a glorious stay at this beautiful spot. Gorgeous view from the deck, easy to use kitchen with all the little things you need, ready to go! We spent one day at the nearby Pelorus Bridge - highly recommended spot for swimming. Great communication - Thanks for having us!"

Miriam, Dec 19

"A truly wonderful and beautiful part of the world.. Batch more than served its purpose. Views to die for. Frith great to deal with. "

Gerry, Jan 2020