Diks Cottage, St Arnaud

Bach or holiday home | St Arnaud | #22939

8.6/10 (48 ratings)
  • 6 Guests
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 4 Beds
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


  • Set amongst native bush with good privacy
  • Characterful Cottage
  • Bush and mountain views

Set back from the road on the Lake Peninsular, this older, more basic style cottage is so private that it requires you to weave through the surrounding native bush to get to the door. This house is a classic example of 1970s NZ architecture and it is set on a number of levels, with the living and kitchen areas set around a big log burner. A proper original bach, it is a place to relax and recharge. Approx 10 minutes walk to Lake Rotoiti and approx 10 minutes drive to St. Arnaud Village Store.

Special conditions: Not recommended for small children (steep staircase). No pets. Smoking outside only (please dispose of butts thoughtfully). This property relies on rain water for its water supply. Please conserve water especially in dry periods. Thanks.


  • Fireplace
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Shower

Bed layouts

  • Downstairs Bedroom

    1 x Bunk bed

  • Master Bedroom

    1 x Queen bed

  • Mezzanine Bedroom

    Ladder access mezzanine over the lounge. 2 x double mattresses.

    2 x Double bed

Availability & rates*

Maybe booked

  • Linen: Bring your own linen
  • Extras: Admin Booking Fee $15.00 per stay (required); Cleaning $100.00 per stay (optional); Single night surcharge $22.00 per stay (optional)
Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
Tariff 1
25-Nov-17 to 31-Dec-17
$85+/night $85+/night
For up to 4 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $22/night; Children: $13/night;

*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 (49)

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  • Cosy feeling bach

    Cosy feeling bach. The big beds require a steep ladder climb but that was fine for us. Location and house layout was great. Biggest drawback was that the firewood was either wet or green (and I'm tending to think it was simply green and not aged)- so I spent 2 hours each day trying to get the fire going- I ended up getting firewood from elsewhere which burned great.

    Boulder_Bank_Bach 100%|15x Sep 2017

  • A rustic place to stay

    A rustic place to stay. Lovely character and history, tucked away in the bush. We really enjoyed our stay.

    niccch773 100%|3x Aug 2017

  • Enjoyable stay in a lovely wee rustic bach

    Enjoyable stay in a lovely wee rustic bach.

    mathew598 100%|1x Aug 2017

  • Great little place to stay, despite our last minute booking

    Great little place to stay, despite our last minute booking. Would stay here again.

    alicehritchie 100%|2x Jul 2017

  • Awesome wee place, full of character, and incredible views

    Awesome wee place, full of character, and incredible views.

    BrydieW1 100%|12x Jul 2017

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