"Wow! This place is everything and so much more. The view was out of this world and Teddi was in heaven with so much space to run around. We leave refreshed and relaxed - thank you!"
Mike, Nat, Ashton & Teddi - January 2023
"What and absolutely stunning place. Probably the cutest Airbnb we've stayed in, cannot fault it. Had a lovely relaxing bath in the evening and a tranquil bush walk in the morning. So special."
Monica & Brendan - May 2022
"What a brilliant start to the year! The breakfast package was amazing. The baths with a cup of tea was the highlight. Thanks so much."
Julia and Josh - January 2023
"Peaceful, comfortable and stylish place to stay. Away from it all but close to the city and lots of lovely beaches. Basket of provisions was great, delicious cheeses, eggs, etc. - well worth getting. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay thank you."
Jane - July 2023
"Absolutely beautiful home, loved the aesthetic. Super relaxing. Has everything you could need & more. The outdoor baths are definitely the best part especially with that view!! Very friendly hosts and such a beautiful & peaceful area as well."
Cassidy - March 2023
Set on 30 acres overlooking a regenerating native bush valley, the Orchard Cottage is a peaceful holiday home surrounded by fruit trees, big sky views and lovely gardens. Feeling like a world away but conveniently located just a short drive from the beautiful coastal playground of Whangarei Heads or the town centre of Whangarei, it's the perfect base for your Northland getaway.
Down the Road is a place where we share and celebrate the many local treasures there are to be discovered in the Northland region of New Zealand. Enjoy a stay at the cottage, venture down to the rocky bottom stream, be guided by our top recommendations for eating and exploring local, or simply put your feet up and escape in this idyllic setting.