Koru Hideaway

Studio and apartment for up to 6 people

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Koru Hideaway is the studio wing of the award-winning Koru House.

High ceilings, limestone walls, cast concrete and enormous windows open up onto large decks for indoor/outdoor living and capture spectacular views to the north and south.

Koru Hideaway - stunning rural and ocean views

Koru Hideaway - spacious, comfortable and uniquely handcrafted
Koru Hideaway - spacious, comfortable and uniquely handcrafted

The main area of Koru Hideaway is the spacious, sunny studio.

It has a bedroom partitioned off with a kingsize bed and bathroom with shower.

There is a lounge, dining and kitchenette area with an open wood burning fireplace, perfect for chilly winter days.

The studio is ideal for a couple.

If you want to bring friends or the kids, add on the adjacent cottage. The cottage has a kingsize bed, ensuite bathroom with free-standing bath tub and shower and lounge area.

The studio has TV, SKY and an ipod dock.

In summer if you want to put up a tent for the kids there is plenty of room in the private orchard area and there is no extra fee.


Sliding glass doors open onto spacious decks on the north and south.

There are stunning views of the Matakana Coast and Kawau Bay to the south and Mount Tamahunga to the north.

On the private and secluded north side deck is an outdoor wood fireplace, outdoor furniture and a spa bath, all affording wonderful sunset views and star gazing, or to soak up some rays during the day.

Koru Hideaway - stunning rural and ocean views

Koru Hideaway - stunning rural and ocean views
South deck

Koru Hideaway - stunning rural and ocean views
North deck

Koru Hideaway - spacious, comfortable and uniquely handcrafted

Everything you need to make yourself at home.

The kitchenette has fridge/freezer, dishwasher, coffee machine, microwave, gas hob, electric pizza cooker, kettle and toaster.

There is a BBQ and guests are welcome to use the wood fired pizza oven at Koru House.

Hairdryers, iron and ironing board are available as is use of the large washing machine, dryer and airing rack.


Unique handcrafted interior.

Owners Brian and Lindsay are both artists and much of the interior and furniture is Brian's meticulously detailed work.

Koru Hideaway - stunning rural and ocean views
Koru Hideaway - stunning rural and ocean views
Koru Hideaway - stunning rural and ocean views
Koru Hideaway - stunning rural and ocean views

Koru Hideaway - stunning rural and ocean views

Fine architecture. Fine art.

Original and reproduction art by Lindsay Scott - widely regarded as one of the world's preeminent wildlife artists - and some of her friends, Adele Earnshaw from Opua and Joe Garcia from San Diego, California will be on rotating display in Koru House and Hideaway.

Certain pieces will be available for purchase.


Koru Hideaway guests have access to expansive decks and wood fired pizza oven at Koru House
Cottage bedroom

Koru Hideaway guests have access to expansive decks and wood fired pizza oven at Koru House
Cottage bathroom
Koru Hideaway guests have access to expansive decks and wood fired pizza oven at Koru House
Cottage bedroom
Koru Hideaway guests have access to expansive decks and wood fired pizza oven at Koru House
Studio bathroom

Koru Hideaway guests have access to expansive decks and wood fired pizza oven at Koru House
Cozy all year round

Koru Hideaway guests have access to expansive decks and wood fired pizza oven at Koru House
Private outdoors bath

Koru Hideaway guests have access to expansive decks and wood fired pizza oven at Koru House

Koru Hideaway guests have access to expansive decks and wood fired pizza oven at Koru House
Koru Hideaway guests have access to expansive decks and wood fired pizza oven at Koru House
Koru Hideaway guests have access to expansive decks and wood fired pizza oven at Koru House