Absolute indulgence tucked away into your own private headland for the perfect luxurious escape.

Perched on its own headland high above the water and nestled into stunning mature gardens, The Homestead at Driftwood Seaside Escapes is a renovated historic villa offering privacy and discretion. This spacious holiday home is bliss for a group escape or a luxurious family holiday. The vast chef's kitchen with AGA and chef's larder comfortably seats 12 and flows to the outdoor lounge, spa and the views beyond. Pour a glass of local wine and don't do a thing, our guests love to simply relax and watch the seas change.

The Homestead is spacious, totally private and luxuriously comfortable. Internationally acclaimed interiors boast original pressed tin Scottish ceilings, antique Kauri furnishings, wooden floors, an eclectic collection of art from the owners' travels around the world and photographs, offering a tasteful and unique experience of a home in the Bay of Islands. 

Bring the boat and moor below the house in your private cove. Outside, enjoy panoramic views from the spa, lounge on your secluded beach or take a dinghy out for a row. Fresh herbs and fruit trees are yours for the picking or taste test from our onsite vineyard. No detail is forgotten, your escape is ready and waiting.


  • Sleeps up to 8 in 4 bedrooms including a superb master en suite with panoramic views from the private balcony.

  • 2 full bathrooms with Wallace Cotton towels and full laundry.

  • Entertainers' kitchen with chefs larder, dining for 12, AGA, Nespresso machine, 2 dishwashers and sweeping ocean views.

  • Private cove access with boat mooring, dinghy's, kayaks, fishing rods and paddleboard.

  • Sky TV, surround sound and WiFi.

  • Wraparound sun decks with panoramic views, native landscaping and outdoor spa pool.


Book The Hammock for overflow sleeping for family or staff, or try The Beach Huts for glamping cabins on the waterfront. Talk to us about booking all of our baches for events.


Secluded sea views on a private headland with fire pits for star-gazing, native bird song and laid-back luxurious interior design loved by glossy magazines.


Glamping cabins nestled into a private cove for the perfect Kiwi summer experience, with a dash of luxury. Loved by couples and families.

Contact Us

Call +64 21 270 1081


860 Purerua Road, Kerikeri 0294

New Zealand

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