The Fidgety Fantail Holiday Cottage, Lake Tarawera

Bach or holiday home | Lake Tarawera | #23096

9.4/10 (99 ratings)
  • 9 Guests
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 5 Beds
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • Pets ok
  • No smoking

Description

  • Beautiful native bush setting
  • 5 mins walk to the edge of the lake
  • Surround yourself with possums, rabbits and the many birds that frequent the area

(For a virtual tour, search "Fidgety Fantail" in youtube)

Fully self contained log house in a garden setting next to a reserve (which has a new playground) & close to boat ramp and a good swimming beach. Dog friendly. Perfect for children. Sheltered,sunny & quiet with a large, grassy section. There are 2 bedrooms inside the main house, plus 2 sleepouts close to the house. One sleepout has a double bed and the other a set of bunks. In addition to the main bathroom in the house, there's a cute semi outside bathroom between the sleepouts where you can shower with the possums!. Has a verandah, a large deck & carport in a garden setting. Mature fruit trees, grape vines, feijoas, rasberries etc.Swing & climbing frame.Well behaved & house-trained dogs welcome. There are two Kayaks available and bikes supplied. Heat pump for winter. The "Cheeky Tui" holiday home right next door is also owned by us, making it ideal for 2 families who are friends to rent one each.

Duvets, pillows and blankets are provided but guests are requested to bring their own sheets, pillow cases and towels.

There's room for a boat and lots of space for children to run around and play in the garden and reserve. There are also board games, lego, cricket set etc to use.

Portacot provided.

TV & phone.

Use this home as a base to see Rotorua sights as well as using the lake environment. Large fenced area for safety for children (& dogs)

"Thank you, a fabulous place to stay. This is a perfect place to retreat to. Quiet & so well set up with everything we needed.The garden setting, the art work & the extra, quirky outdoor bathroom means this place has the X factor.

We'll be back, Roger, Anne & Eliza

Our friends have a pontoon boat for trips on the lake and they offer a 20% discount for guests.

Set in a mature garden; close to nice swimming spot & boat ramp. Will suit anyone from families, couples to the older set

Special conditions: We ask that visitors leave the property clean and tidy.

Facilities

  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Cot available
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • Easy access
  • Freeview (TM)
  • Fridge
  • Heat pump - Aircon
  • Kayak(s)
  • Life jackets
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Shower
  • Shower (outdoor)
  • Telephone (local calls)
  • Toddler safe
  • Trampoline
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • 1 double

    1 x Double bed

  • 1 Queen

    1 x Queen bed

  • 1 single over double bunk

    1 x Bunk bed (single over double)

  • 1 Twin

    2 x Single bed

Availability

Available
Maybe booked
Booked

  • Linen: Bring your own linen.
  • Extras: Cleaning $50.00 per stay (required)

*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 (99)

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  • Excellent property, beautiful sun filled deck :) would definitely recommend to families,...

    Excellent property, beautiful sun filled deck :) would definitely recommend to families, yard is fully fenced and safe

    BZBuckley 100%|1x Apr 2018

  • Great place to stay

    Great place to stay. Really nice to see the place has been maintained/upgraded and now has a new fence out the back and new areas in the garden for the kids to explore!

    JamieS4 100%|3x Apr 2018

  • Very tranquil place

    Very tranquil place. The location was great for the wedding we were attending at the Black Barn - just 5min away.

    BrendaC9 100%|2x Mar 2018

  • Very tranquil place

    Very tranquil place. The location was great for the wedding we were attending at the Black Barn - just 5min away.

    BrendaC9 100%|2x Mar 2018

  • This place is just so awesome, catered for us as a family...

    This place is just so awesome, catered for us as a family perfectly, love how we could take our husky and your neighbours are amazing too.. Will definitely be back..

    SaulM958 100%|1x Feb 2018

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