Alpine Snow Dome, Castle Hill Village, Craigieburn

Chalet | Castle Hill | #12644

9.6/10 (12 ratings)
  • 8 people
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 4 beds
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • Pets ok
  • No smoking


  • Modern 3 bedroom house, open plan living, very comfortable house.
  • Spacious living area
  • Located in the beautiful Craigieburn basin, mtb'ing, fishing, trampinginsummer, Skiing in winter

Ok so to be honest I am a reluctant renter as I use my house a lot.

I especially use the house skiing weekends in winter and also mountainbiking in summer! So please understand if i say no to your request.

I request people respect my house and leave it as they find it.

If you do want to rent it then I will give preference to mid week and multiple day rentals.

If you are a younger group then I need to be convinced this will not be party central with the resulting damage.

If you are Australian I need to know you know how to read instructions on water systems and light a woodburner without setting the carpet on fire.

If you have very young kids you need to ensure they wont fall down the stairs!

Modern, sunny house. Three bedrooms, large living and dining area, deck and balcony.

Unlimited wireless broadband connection included.

3 Bedrooms. 2 with queen beds & 1 with 2 king singles. Separate sofabed & 2 single mattresses as well.

House built in 2003.

Fantastic area for skiing at Craigieburn, Broken River, Cheeseman or Porters in the winter.

Summer boating and fishing on Lake Lyndon - 10 mins drive away, fishing in the numerous streams and rivers, or on Lake Pearson. Arthurs Pass only 30 mins drive away with the numerous walks and hikes in the national park available from there.

Unbelievably good mountain biking with a track that climbs out of the village up onto Long Spur that links to the Hogs Back and onto the new Dracaphyllum flat track near the Cheeseman Rd. World class beech forest riding in the Craigieburn and Broken River area, all within a few minutes drive.

Cave Stream only 5 minutes down the road, explore underground and do the 'right of passage' trip through the cave.

World class bouldering at the nearby The Castle Hill/Kura Tawhiti limestone rock formations.

Special conditions: Please respect the fact this is a much loved and used family holiday house. We want you to enjoy the house and environment also leave it in good condition for the next people coming through. House rules: - No smoking - No parties - No extras - only guests who have been notified to owner - extra guests at owners discretion = further charges apply - No camping - Pets at owners discretion, just ask - (definitely no pets on furniture or bedding!) - Linen avail $10 pp. Self clean before departure


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Clothes dryer
  • Cot available
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • Easy access
  • Electric blankets
  • Fridge
  • Heat pump - Aircon
  • Internet (Broadband)
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • SKY TV ® - BYO decoder
  • Telephone (local calls)
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Double room

    1 x Queen bed

  • Master bedroom

    1 x Queen bed

  • Twin room

    2 x King single bed

Availability & rates*

Maybe booked

  • Cleaning: Visitors to clean-up and leave the property as found.
  • Linen: Bring your own linen
Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
30-Jun-17 to 30-Dec-17
$195+/night $195+/night
For up to 4 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $30/night; Children: $30/night;
2 night minimum stay

*Pricing may vary depending on the dates you choose and the number of guests. Additional charges (extras) and minimum stay criteria may also apply. Service fees may also apply.

Reviews (16)

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  • Beautiful house and nice and warm, will probably try to book again...

    Beautiful house and nice and warm, will probably try to book again next year :)

    RyanWalker 100%|1x May 2017

  • Great property, ticked all the boxes

    Great property, ticked all the boxes

    lynnns224 100%|3x Mar 2017

  • Really nice place to stay in a relaxing area

    Really nice place to stay in a relaxing area. Loved the spacious common area. Would definitely recommend.

    TMFrew 100%|2x Jan 2017

  • Excellent property, and being able to take our dog was a huge...

    Excellent property, and being able to take our dog was a huge bonus. House has everything you require. This was our first visit to the area, and looking forward to planning our next. This would be a perfect spot, regardless of the season.

    kavika 100%|2x Jan 2017

  • Nice home in a beautiful location in Castle Hill Village

    Nice home in a beautiful location in Castle Hill Village. First floor sitting room was spacious and had plenty of facilities with log burner and plenty of self catering facilities. Does, however, need a good clean to justify the price. There was also a hole in the ceiling lining in one of the double bedrooms that we were not made aware of due to what is a leaky pipe and dirty linen had not been removed from beds by previous occupant. Other than that we enjoyed our stay and would consider again

    Craigy91188 100%|11x Jun 2016

    Owner/manager responds:

    Hmmm... reads like a restaurant review! Considering it was mopped and vacuummed a day or so before hand I struggle with the 'needs a clean' call. But if you don't have any elusive dust weevils lurking then good for you. The ceiling was a result of ruptured a/c drain that is EQ damage and waiting for assessment by EQC. It was damage missed when house was repaired first time round. Should have mentioned it, my bad. #localproblems.

    A-Dome 100%|18x

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