Absolute Lake edge - Architects own - Rotoiti bach

Bach or holiday home | Lake Rotoiti | #18269

9.4/10 (18 ratings)
  • 6 people
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 6 beds
  • 1 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


  • Absolute Lake edge living
  • Private and tranquil
  • Perfect sun, water quality, and location

Rotoiti Lake House is an absolutely unique property.

This much treasured Architects own Bach is situated so close to the lake itself (8 metres only!) that you'll have to pinch yourself to make sure that it is true!

The Lake House could be easily mistaken as a reasonably recent build due to the quality of its original owners design, but amazingly this Bach was built in 1961 - it's certainly true that good architecture doesn't date!

It has recently been lovingly and extensively refurbished to a more comfortable modern standard with appropriate conveniences, but the current owners have strived to ensure that the houses unique "Kiwi Bach" character has not been lost, and as such, period fixtures and furnishings throughout have been used where ever possible.

The property sits in an exclusive bay alongside only two other lake front properties, occupied by permanent residents, ensuring your peace and privacy. The bay itself is very safe, as it is off the main thoroughfare of the lake, and is perfect for children of all ages to explore in view of the family.

The site faces directly west so is fantastically positioned for full sun from late morning to late evening - when it's most required and can be properly appreciated. It is situated down a private forestry road far from the madding crowd, and also importantly, far from the traffic and therefore traffic noise that can plague other Rotoiti properties.

You are able to enjoy the convenience of a private jetty for your boat, as well as being in close proximity to a natural hot water bay, a ski lane, and the Manupirua Hot Pools in particular.

In recent times this property was specifically identified and used as a set for an international movie shoot...so I guess you could say it has proven bona fide star pulling power too!

So let your inner movie star out and indulge yourself in a little of the good life at our Rotoiti Lake House!

Special conditions: -Smoking permitted outside only -Deck not suitable for small children -Pets allowed outside only with approval -Bed linen provided and will be laundered for you on departure; if you wish to use your own, there is a reduction in the cleaning service fee. Please advise at the time of booking. -Guests must supply their own towels - Boats need to be launched at public boat ramp and boat trailer parked on safe road side near top of drive as there is no space or access from back of property.


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Clothes dryer
  • Cot available
  • Dinghy
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • Electric blankets
  • Fireplace
  • Fridge
  • Heat pump - Aircon
  • Highchair
  • Kayak(s)
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • SKY TV ®
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Master bedroom

    1 x King bed

  • Pointer room

    1 x Queen bed

  • Rumpus room

    4 x Bunk bed

Availability & rates*

Maybe booked

  • Extras: Cleaning $90.00 per stay (required); Linen $50.00 per stay (required)
Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
High season tariff
23-Oct-16 to 15-Dec-16
$295/night $295/night
2 night minimum stay
Peak Season
16-Dec-16 to 31-Mar-17
$350/night $350/night
3 night minimum stay
High season tariff
01-Apr-17 to 17-Apr-17
$295/night $295/night
2 night minimum stay
Low season tariff
18-Apr-17 to 28-Sep-17
$275/night $275/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. Bookings paid for through Bookabach online payments incur a 3% credit card transaction fee.

Reviews (31)

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  • Our favourite Bach on the lake

    Our favourite Bach on the lake

    andray564 100%|2x Apr 2016

  • Great location and property

    Great location and property. Our only gripe would be no where to launch the boat off property but not far to the public boat ramp.

    murts1 100%|1x Feb 2016

  • We had the best time ever! Just loved the property, its location...

    We had the best time ever! Just loved the property, its location was perfect. The children had so much fun in the lake, and spent most of the day in the water. We cant wait to go back. The bunk room was perfect for the children also!

    joke318 100%|1x May 2015

  • The Bach was private and quiet, a little off the beaten track...

    The Bach was private and quiet, a little off the beaten track but that's why we chose this area to stay!

    DFarley 100%|5x May 2015

  • Great location right on the lake

    Great location right on the lake. Lovely bach, comfortable, warm, clean everything you needed there really well set up.

    RoseL364 100%|1x May 2015

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