The Fidgety Fantail Holiday Cottage, Lake Tarawera

Bach or holiday home | Lake Tarawera | #23096

9.4/10 (85 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 & rates*

Available
Maybe booked
Booked

  • Linen: Bring your own linen
  • Extras: Cleaning $50.00 per stay (required)
Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
Low season tariff
23-Nov-17 to 30-Nov-17
$155+/night $155+/night
For up to 6 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $20/night; Children: $20/night;
2 night minimum stay
Shoulder season tariff
01-Dec-17 to 13-Dec-17
$175+/night $175+/night
For up to 6 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $20/night; Children: $20/night;
2 night minimum stay
High season tariff
14-Dec-17 to 06-Feb-18
$215+/night $215+/night
For up to 6 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $20/night; Children: $20/night;
3 night minimum stay
Shoulder season tariff
07-Feb-18 to 28-Feb-18
$175+/night $175+/night
For up to 6 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $20/night; Children: $20/night;
2 night minimum stay
Low season tariff
01-Mar-18 to 28-Mar-18
$155+/night $155+/night
For up to 6 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $20/night; Children: $20/night;
2 night minimum stay
High season tariff
29-Mar-18 to 02-Apr-18
$215+/night $215+/night
For up to 6 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $20/night; Children: $20/night;
3 night minimum stay
Low season tariff
03-Apr-18 to 12-Apr-18
$155+/night $155+/night
For up to 6 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $20/night; Children: $20/night;
2 night minimum stay
Shoulder season tariff
13-Apr-18 to 29-Apr-18
$175+/night $175+/night
For up to 6 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $20/night; Children: $20/night;
2 night minimum stay
Low season tariff
30-Apr-18 to 30-May-18
$155+/night $155+/night
For up to 6 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $20/night; Children: $20/night;
2 night minimum stay
High season tariff
31-May-18 to 04-Jun-18
$215+/night $215+/night
For up to 6 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $20/night; Children: $20/night;
3 night minimum stay
Low season tariff
05-Jun-18 to 05-Jul-18
$155+/night $155+/night
For up to 6 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $20/night; Children: $20/night;
2 night minimum stay
Shoulder season tariff
06-Jul-18 to 22-Jul-18
$175+/night $175+/night
For up to 6 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $20/night; Children: $20/night;
2 night minimum stay
Low season tariff
23-Jul-18 to 27-Sep-18
$155+/night $155+/night
For up to 6 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $20/night; Children: $20/night;
2 night minimum stay
Shoulder season tariff
28-Sep-18 to 14-Oct-18
$175+/night $175+/night
For up to 6 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $20/night; Children: $20/night;
2 night minimum stay
Low season tariff
15-Oct-18 to 17-Oct-18
$155+/night $155+/night
For up to 6 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $20/night; Children: $20/night;
2 night minimum stay
High season tariff
18-Oct-18 to 22-Oct-18
$215+/night $215+/night
For up to 6 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $20/night; Children: $20/night;
3 night minimum stay
Low season tariff
23-Oct-18 to 30-Nov-18
$155+/night $155+/night
For up to 6 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $20/night; Children: $20/night;
2 night minimum stay
Shoulder season tariff
01-Dec-18 to 17-Dec-18
$175+/night $175+/night
For up to 6 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $20/night; Children: $20/night;
2 night minimum stay
High season tariff
18-Dec-18 to 04-Feb-19
$215+/night $215+/night
For up to 6 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $20/night; Children: $20/night;
3 night minimum stay
Default Tariff
05-Feb-19 to 23-Feb-19
$155+/night $155+/night
For up to 6 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $20/night; Children: $20/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 (85)

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  • The Fidgety Fantail is a little slice of heaven, we arrived at...

    The Fidgety Fantail is a little slice of heaven, we arrived at about 10pm & the house was lovely to walk into, it was very well presented & we absolutely loved it from the minute we arrived! We really wish we didnt have such a busy weekend so we could enjoy the place more, but we did take advantage of the kayaks & that was AMAZING, its such a great thing to offer guests & we LOVED it! The outside shower was an absolute delight & even the rain didn't dampen our stay!

    LavonBH15 new member Oct 2017

  • Lovely Bach in a lovely spot perfect for our family of 5...

    Lovely Bach in a lovely spot perfect for our family of 5 plus 1dog.

    JoAbel 100%|2x Oct 2017

  • Lovely location Very peaceful bach

    Lovely location Very peaceful bach. Will be keen to stay again! ??

    SteveCa6 100%|3x Oct 2017

  • Beautiful location

    Beautiful location. Property basic but clean and comfortable with everything you need.

    WoodyVahey 100%|1x Sep 2017

  • Property and location were excellent and as they were described online

    Property and location were excellent and as they were described online. Will definitely be back to enjoy some sunshine and chill out time.

    JasonMc15 100%|1x Jul 2017

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