Kauawhi Lodge - Acacia Bay Executive Home

Bach or holiday home | Acacia Bay | #26850

9.7/10 (3 ratings)
  • 8 Guests
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


Kauawhi Lodge is a luxurious three bedroom executive home (with Wi-Fi) located on the shores of Lake Taupo. This well-appointed and welcoming executive home won first place in category 6 of the Registered Master Builders' Federation House of the Year competition in 1999, and makes for the ultimate retreat.

This Acacia Bay executive home is a split-level manor and situated on a gorgeous lakefront property with direct access, via a path at the front of the house, to a secluded beach on the beautiful Lake Taupo. Folding sliding doors on the lakefront side of the house ensure a seamless transition from inside to outside during the summer months.

Outdoor living is key at this Acacia Bay accommodation, and the meticulously manicured gardens feature two ornamental pools making sure you can literally hear the tranquility! If you need to keep warm there's an outdoor fireplace, or you could even gather around the large Rinnai BBQ as you cook dinner! Upstairs there's yet more space to relax with deck chairs to sit back, relax, and take in the exquisite views.

Once you're inside, make your way into the lounge, laid out in luxury lodge style, with all the furniture in bespoke or antique style and where you find a Jetmaster fire, a TV, DVD player and DVD library. There's a Jaimo sound system with speakers stretching into both living areas, meaning you never have to be away from your favourite tunes. If you need some quiet, sink back into the Ralph Lauren couches and read up on cooking, hunting, or history with books that can be found in the extensive library. The mostly open plan layout provides seamless movement from the living space to the kitchen. Over in the kitchen, cooking's a charm with two Gaggenau dishwashers, granite and wooden bench tops, a microwave, an oven, a fridge/freezer with an ice and water dispenser, and a hidden butler's pantry with stable doors that lead out onto the back terrace.

Three elegant bedrooms with ensuites make up the living quar...

Special conditions: Multi-level living area with drop of 60cm from dining room to living room. Please supervise children at all times. There is a separate studio apartment rented on a permanent basis underneath the house. It is not visible from the house, as it is underneath the deck. Garage is private except for the laundry area. Parking for cars is available in the Battleaxe driveway. Boats need to be parked on the street as there is restricted space in the driveway. To help you enjoy your last day, and ensure the property is in top condition for every guest, a mandatory departure clean applies to this property. The fee for this is additional to the nightly rate, and pricing is available when making your booking, subject to your group size. ***IMPORTANT: Please note there is a 24 hour notice requirement for all winter bookings at this property.*** Minimum nights, cleaning costs, a service fee and other special conditions may apply. Visit the Bachcare website to get an instant and accurat...


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Clothes dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • Fireplace
  • Fridge
  • Internet (WiFi)
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • SKY TV ®
  • Telephone (local calls)
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Bedroom 1

    1 x King bed

  • Bedroom 2

    1 x Queen bed

  • Bedroom 3

    2 x Double bed


Maybe booked

  • Extras: Cleaning $POA (required); Linen $25.00 per person (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 (3)

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  • Beautiful home and fantastic lake view

    Beautiful home and fantastic lake view.

    jeansh17 new member Mar 2018

    Owner/manager responds:

    Thanks for leaving a review! Glad to hear you enjoyed the property. - Jessie

    Bachcare 97%|5649x

  • Beautiful house, clean and upmarket

    Beautiful house, clean and upmarket. A great location to stay right by the lake. We will be back

    mandypa4 new member Nov 2017

    Owner/manager responds:

    Glad to hear you enjoyed the house. We'll see you next time! Cheers, Phoebe

    Bachcare 97%|5649x

  • Good place to spend with family, great view, has all accessories you...

    Good place to spend with family, great view, has all accessories you need.

    facadesolutions new member Oct 2017

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