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The Glasshouse

The Glasshouse at Kauri Mountain Point Estate

The Glasshouse offers an incredible “wow” factor with this very special location. The house is set among ancient Pohutukawa trees at the end of a private peninsula. This is as close as you can get to being on an island. Relax in the hammock between the old Pohutukawa trees and it seems like ‘that’ other world simply does not exist.

Glass, steel, and timber have come together to create a full designer kitchen and state-of-the-art architectural bathroom. Furthermore, the bathroom also has incredible views of the Pacific Ocean.

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The only sound you will hear is the gannets patrolling the headland. Or the muffled sound of breaking waves that filter up through the trees.  Distant islands dot the horizon, breathe deep, and dream away…. As a result, this is truly a bespoke getaway that lives up to delivering an unforgettable experience in Northland.

Relax on our fabulous sun deck or dive into the sheltered cove for a refreshing dip when conditions are right. Beanbags are waiting for you by the water’s edge.

If you are traveling with a larger group of family or friends you can furthermore incorporate ‘Te Whara’.  This facility is the larger residence on the property.  The Glasshouse including the main dwelling ‘Te Whara’ offers exclusively the entire Kauri Mountain Point gated peninsula.

Kauri Mountain Point becomes your own private, secure peninsula hideaway. Helicopter access and bespoke services are available. Luxury bespoke accommodation for up to 7 people.

Catering is available, please view options here.

Glasshouse review:  “We cannot recommend The Glasshouse highly enough. It is set in a stunning location no matter the weather. It is deceptively simple in design but oozes pure luxury in every detail. Paul and Suzanne are welcoming hosts and Brad the Chef prepares the most delicious meal seemingly out of thin air. This place is an absolute gem.”

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Key Features

  • 1 bedroom, a couple only
  • Full designer kitchen
  • Very unique bathroom/toilet facility separate from the main house
  • Espresso coffee machine + pods
  • Private and exclusive peninsula setting
  • Hammock
  • Yoga deck built into cliffs with freshwater shower
  • Sun loungers
  • Outdoor fire*
  • Waterfront access
  • Coastal track/walk
  • Unique experience
  • Wifi and integrated iPad-controlled sound system

*due to fire restrictions over the summer this feature may be unavailable.

House Details

  • WiFi and HiFi
  • 100% cotton linens & towels
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Beach towels
  • Kitchen basics supplied
  • Espresso machine plus pods
  • 1 x King
  • 1 x shower, and toilet (architectural feature) separate from main house
  • Outdoor dining & BBQ
  • Exit clean



   1 May – 31 Oct   1 Nov – 14 Dec   15 Dec – 15 Jan   16 Jan – 30 April
Couple Rate   $ 1,595   $ 1,890   $ 2,350   $ 1,890

Minimum 2-night stay and minimum 3-night stay over public holiday weekends.

Minimum 4 night stay Dec 15 to Jan 15.

Gift vouchers are available.


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