Kotukutuku Lakehouse

Bach or holiday home | Ngongotaha | #35383

9.8/10 (19 ratings)
  • 8 Guests
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 5 Beds
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • Pets ok
  • No smoking


  • Picturesque with breath taking views from every corner of the property to the lakes edge and beyond
  • Plenty of grown up toys to enjoy, Wi Fi, Spa Pool, Kayaks and Canoes
  • Stunning open plan natural timber indoor living where comfort and luxury come hand in hand

Where New Zealand contemporary art and furnishings meet old world influences and charm this property travels you back to every imagining and English country house story from your childhood you can remember.

4 generous bedrooms and 2 bathrooms offer every available comfort.

Vaulted timber ceilings, large sprawling living and entertaining spaces/secret alcoves provide the perfect setting to relax and enjoy the panoramic lake views from every corner of the house bringing the outside in.

Leather couches, a generous wood burner, cooks kitchen with an induction hob and all of the mod cons throughout promise a stress free solution to lazy days on holidays.

Sample the fresh produce from the kitchen garden to create a culinary delight. ramble down the cobblestone path to the potting shed and past the rose walk, maybe detour through the French doors into the conservatory on the way.

Quality furnishings, bedding, fixtures and fittings as you'd expect from a property of this type, the refinements are everywhere for you to enjoy and savour!

Kayaks/Lifejackets are included to use from the boat slip at the bottom of the garden for lazy day exploring and adventures,

Enjoy the Hot Tub in the fairy lit garden for night time relaxation and rejuvenation.

Secluded and well hidden from the road behind a large timber fence you'll have all the privacy you could ever dream of, no noise, sulphur fumes or city noise at night,

Located very close to all of the main attractions of Rotorua & local village of Ngongotaha shops, cafes, food establishments, pharmacy, service station, post office and bottle store you won't have to travel far to enjoy the best that Rotorua has to offer, both on your doorstep yet far enough for you to find it and it not to find you!

Private off street parking and plenty of space to entertain and enjoy with family and friends, celebrations, weddings, reunions and special occasions most welcome on enquiry.

Special conditions: We want you to enjoy the property while you are with us, and don’t want your stay spoiled by an accident. Steps, the pond and lake all present potential hazards to children (and to adults on a dark night!). Please take care! We advise that children not be left unattended near water or the Spa area. The property boundary on the left side facing the lake is not marked, but follows the line of the fence towards the lake. Please respect the property and privacy of our neighbours.


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Bath tub
  • Boat ramp
  • Canoe(s)
  • Clothes dryer
  • Cot available
  • Dinghy
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • Easy access
  • Electric blankets
  • Fireplace
  • Freeview (TM)
  • Fridge
  • Highchair
  • Internet (Broadband)
  • Internet (WiFi)
  • Kayak(s)
  • Life jackets
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • SKY TV ®
  • Spa pool
  • Special events venue
  • Telephone (local calls)
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Downstairs Bedroom

    1 x Queen bed

  • Main Bedroom

    1 x Queen bed

  • Second Bedroom Upstairs

    1 x Double bed

  • Third Bedroom upstairs

    2 x Single bed


Maybe booked

  • Extras: Cleaning $100.00 per stay (required); Linen $15.00 per person (optional)
  • Last minute bookings: 10% off for stays over the next 7 nights

*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 (19)

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  • Wonderful location and gardens

    Wonderful location and gardens. Great facilities

    SusanTr12 100%|7x Feb 2018

  • Couldn't have asked for more

    Couldn't have asked for more. the place was STUNNING inside and out and the grounds are beautiful. We had such a peaceful break, definitely could become a tradition!

    JoshuaTa3 100%|2x Jan 2018

  • Amazing location and property - lots of trout flies at night but...

    Amazing location and property - lots of trout flies at night but fine if you keep the lights off - other than that, none of us wanted to leave

    SaraG461 100%|1x Nov 2017

  • Amazing location and property - lots of trout flies at night but...

    Amazing location and property - lots of trout flies at night but fine if you keep the lights off - other than that, none of us wanted to leave

    SaraG461 100%|1x Nov 2017

  • Lovely view of Lake

    Lovely view of Lake. We were 4 couples. Very handy to numerous activities (by car). Rotorua offers so much for visitors to do.

    bevry395 100%|1x Oct 2017

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