Taryn - Modern Off-the-Grid Holiday Home

Bach or holiday home | Lake Tekapo | #26989

9.6/10 (5 ratings)
  • 6 people
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 4 beds
  • 2 bathrooms
  • No Kids
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


  • Powered by state of the art off-grid systems
  • Within sight of the state highway, yet secluded and cozy
  • Easy access to both Tekapo and Fairlie.

We are happy to invite you to book a holiday at Taryn. Taryn is a new home (completed December 2013) built on our 17-acre smallholding. Solar electricity and hot water, well insulated and double-glazed throughout. The deck looks out over the dam, with plenty of bird life to watch. Conveniently located between Fairlie and Lake Tekapo, easy access to skifields, hotpools, and cafes. Burkes Pass Village is home to Burkes Pass Art Gallery, historic St Patrick's Church, crafts, walks and coffee cart.

Explore the mountains and vicinity, then come home to a warm cozy home. The living areas are open plan and feature big windows to enjoy the view. Learn how easy it is to live an off-the-grid life in a modern eco-home.

The grounds are not yet fully landscaped, and we do not recommend this property for families with very young children.

Special conditions: This property is not really suitable for very young children as there is no balustrade around the deck. However, you are welcome to discuss this with us and it may be that it will suit your family.


  • Cot available
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • Fireplace
  • Freeview (TM)
  • Fridge
  • Internet (WiFi)
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Telephone (local calls)
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Bedroom 2

    One queen-size bed (sleeps 2)

    1 x Queen bed

  • Bedroom 3

    Sleeps 2 (two single beds)

    2 x Single bed

  • Master Bedroom

    Sleeps two (one queen size bed). Sliding doors open to give a great indoor/outdoor comfortable night's rest. Walk-through wardrobe and private ensuite.

    1 x Queen bed

Availability & rates*

Maybe booked

  • Cleaning: Visitors to clean-up and leave the property as found.
  • Extras: Linen FREE (included)
Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
Flat rate tariff
21-Oct-16 to 31-Dec-16
$300+/night $300+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $30/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. Bookings paid for through Bookabach online payments incur a 3% credit card transaction fee.

Reviews (5)

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  • Really nice and quiet place to stay, and house owners are very...

    Really nice and quiet place to stay, and house owners are very kind and friendly. You can get whatever you need in this place, we are very keen to stay there again.

    Win 100%|7x Jan 2016

  • Loved the location

    Loved the location.

    MaryN557 100%|4x Nov 2014

  • Quiet location

    Quiet location. Great views. Loved their innovative, eco-friendly, self-sufficient and yet modern power source and facilities.

    RossWi12 100%|1x Aug 2014

  • A wonderful place to stay, thoroughly enjoyed sitting back by the warm...

    A wonderful place to stay, thoroughly enjoyed sitting back by the warm fire after the drive and having breakfast with that view! Would highly recommend a stay.

    bei21 100%|1x Aug 2014

  • Great place - location is superb and so is the house/section

    Great place - location is superb and so is the house/section.

    chriswilson7 100%|1x Aug 2014

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