Bohemian Artist Home, lake view, boat/tent site

Bach or holiday home | Lake Rotoma | #33612

10/10 (3 ratings)
  • 6 people
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 3 beds
  • 1 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • Pets ok
  • No smoking


  • Opposite crystal clear lake with bush backdrop.
  • Comfortable, colorful artistic home, lake view, 5 minute walk to cafe and boat jetty.
  • In the heart of the lakes district geothermal and maori cultural heartland of NZ.

This beautiful colorful artistic home of artist and writer Talulah and Keith is opposite stunning Lake Rotoma in the geothermal

and maori cultural heartland of New Zealand. Plenty of room for your boat or tents. Relax with book and enjoy the view from the deck. The boat ramp and cafe are 5 minutes walk. A holiday paradise, swimming, scuba, cycling, hiking, fishing, hot pools, geothermal activities, spas and much more. Whakatane is 40 minutes drive with stunning Ohope beach and White Island volcano tours, shopping, cafes and restaurants. Walk to the Tarawera Falls and Lake Tarawera with the stunning volcano backdrop and hot water beach. Redwood forest, natural springs, geysers, scenic flights, treetop tours and Maori villages. Hells Gate and family fun at the Luge. There's something for everyone or just kick back and relax and enjoy a true kiwi holiday experience.

We have a row boat available and life jackets. There's space for a couple of friends to camp on the lawn and plenty of room for your boat or camper van. Top bunk 65 kg's only.

Special conditions: Smoking allowed outside only. Deck not safe for toddlers as has no railing. Use the dinghy at your own risk. Boat parking available. Room for a camper-van or tent with prior approval. Pets allowed by arrangement with the owner, please pick up after. Top bunk is for up to 65kg's. Bed in the living room is a narrow single sofa bed. Bring linen and clean before leaving. When not away the owner lives in a caravan on the back of the property.


  • Boat ramp
  • Dinghy
  • DVD player
  • Easy access
  • Fridge
  • Internet (Broadband)
  • Internet (WiFi)
  • Life jackets
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Shower
  • Special events venue
  • Telephone (local calls)
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Bedroom 2

    Small double bedroom, light and bright with afternoon sun.

    1 x Bunk bed
    1 x Double bed

  • master bedroom

    Sunny room with lake view, warm and comfortable.

    1 x King bed

Availability & rates*

Maybe booked

  • Cleaning: Visitors to clean-up and leave the property as found.
  • Linen: Bring your own linen
Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
Default Tariff
01-Mar-17 to 01-Jun-18
$130/night $150/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 (3)

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  • The house is lovely and unique with all the beautiful art work...

    The house is lovely and unique with all the beautiful art work and poetry and on a lake that is the jewel of the area. It's also well set up for kids and pets with good fencing. HIghly recommended

    Matt&ShannonK 100%|1x Jan 2017

  • We loved relaxing on the deck, beautiful surroundings, comfortable accommodation, plenty of...

    We loved relaxing on the deck, beautiful surroundings, comfortable accommodation, plenty of books and artwork to immerse ourselves in - what more could we ask for? Thanks!

    Marieheff 100%|3x Jan 2017

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    nigelrundle 100%|6x Jan 2017

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