Diks Cottage, St Arnaud

Bach or holiday home | St Arnaud | #22939

8.6/10 (52 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


Maybe booked

  • Linen: Bring your own linen.
  • Extras: Admin Booking Fee $15.00 per stay (required); Cleaning $85.00 per stay (optional); Single night surcharge $22.00 per stay (optional)

*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 (53)

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  • Very quiet, relaxing and a beautiful location with lots of walks nearby

    Very quiet, relaxing and a beautiful location with lots of walks nearby

    swainfamily 100%|1x Apr 2018

  • Good value for money

    Good value for money. Kids liked mezzanine floor

    garees550 100%|1x Feb 2018

  • Wonderful location and setting

    Wonderful location and setting. Apart from one double bed, other sleepijng spaces are not so easy to access, so suitable only for the agile. The cottage needs a good clean, it's very dusty and there were dirty bathmats, towels etc around. Otherwise a very sweet little place. thankyou.

    Jane Catherine 100%|1x Feb 2018

  • The cottage itself was quaint but confusion over light switches and sinking...

    The cottage itself was quaint but confusion over light switches and sinking mattresses( we straightened them out with blankets from the cupboard) detracted a little from our stay. Apart from that we were very comfortable and enjoyed our stay

    PatrickMc70 100%|1x Feb 2018

  • 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%|19x Sep 2017

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