About the Homestay

Urban Arty
  • Welcomes
  • Males
  • Females
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Students

It's just me in my sunny, spacious two-level '70s town-house with a beautiful private outlook over native bush. We share the lounge, open plan kitchen and dining area and bathroom. Your bedroom upstairs has a Queen bed, large wardrobe, dresser, bookshelf with all bedding and linen provided.

There's off-street parking or if you prefer public transport, bus stops nearby and it's only 3kms to Takapuna beach or city shops, restaurants and entertainment.

It's a modest abode but the company's convivial ;). I'm a well travelled, outgoing, creative professional in my sensational 60s.

My vocation in tour guiding follows one in editorial photography, corporate and travel writing, property renovation projects and gardening. I enjoy hiking, sailing, garden projects and time with family and friends.

I'm happy to show you local haunts or steer you toward other aspects of this wonderful country and city.

Additional Info

Off street parking.

House Facilities
  • Garden
  • Laundry
  • Patio
  • Barbecue
  • Parking
  • TV
  • Internet Access
  • Smoke alarm

Bedrooms available for booking

Minimum stay is for 6 nights

Maximum stay is for 365 nights

Available for given dates

Long stay? If you have a reoccuring schedule where days in the week do not require accommodation, you can unselect those days below. This will inform the host and reduce the price of your stay.

Guest Queen Room
From $57 per night
Double Room
Sleeps 2

Bathroom shared (with family / other guests)
1 Double Bed

Bedroom availableNot available for dates

This room has a queen bed, large wardrobe, dresser & mirror, book shelf, side tables and lamps, high pitched ceiling gives spacious feel. Prefer minimum two-night stay.

  • Dresser / Drawers
  • Closet / Wardrobe
  • Bedside Locker / Nightstand
  • Carpet / Moquette
  • Mirror
  • Hair-dryer
 1 guest
2 guests
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About the Area

This townhouse is located on the North Shore of Auckland, just over the Harbour Bridge, near Takapuna, Milford, Glenfield and Birkenhead town centres. A bus stop is at the top of the driveway. The property is set off the road, overlooking native bush, catching the northern sun, with parking for a vehicle off-road. The house is 1970s style, high pitched ceilings, separate kitchen/dining and lounge, stereo, tv, modest, fully furnished.

Local Area Facilities
  • Tennis
  • Park
  • Gym
  • Golf
  • Swimming
  • Beach
  • Cinema
  • Library
  • Shopping Centre
  • Restaurant
  • Bus Stop
  • Hospital


Hosts can offer a complimentary light breakfast at their discretion. All other meals, including a full breakfast, might incur an additional cost, if offered. Meals and any additional payment should be arranged directly with your host.

Included in the stay
  • Complimentary Light Breakfast
  • Use of Kitchen

House Rules

Sorry but no smoking and no animals - human or other! :)

I'll give you a key and we all need to double-lock the front door when leaving the house

You're welcome to use the kitchen but please clean up after!

If you would like to invite a friend over we just need to agree it in advance and being a town house we need to keep noise to a respectable level after 10pm.

I do try to maintain a "shoes off at front door" habit ;) - otherwise, just treat my home as you would your own and enjoy your stay! :).

Smoking Rules

Your host is a non-smoker.

Smoking is not allowed.

1 Review

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    Age 45 - 54

    5 hearts
    May 2017

    Julia è unica!!! Cordiale, ospitale, Gentile e si è fatta in quattro!!!! La consiglio vivamente! !!

How do I book?

Contact the host to check their availability and ask them any questions you have about staying with them. Once the host confirms they’re available for your dates, you can complete your booking.

When do I pay?

Once a host confirms they're available, you can go ahead and pay the 15% booking fee (maximum of 250 $£€ for longer term bookings) using a choice of payment methods: Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Maestro, Laser, JCB & PayPal (not available in certain countries). You then pay your host on arrival or as stated by your host on their profile and agreed by you on booking. Please be cautious if a host requests advance payment if its not included on their profile. Our hosts have been advised that if they wish to request advance payment they must make this explicit in their profile. We do not recommend the use of Money gram or Western Union.

When can I share my contact details?

Host and Guest email address, phone number and home address will be exchanged in a confirmation email sent to both immediately after a booking is completed. It's against our policy for Guests and Hosts to exchange direct contact details via our messaging system.

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