Lodge | Maketu | #35814
A fabulous home and property setting in the central Bay Of Plenty area, Paengaroa, Te Puke. There is plenty of room for your group to relax, dress and prepare for that wedding/function/reunion. Our local is the well known Funky Lizard just 5 mins up the road. Where they have great music, food and beverages, band on Sunday's are a must! Eat your breakfast and be on the Te Puke Golf Course by 8am - WOW this is just 1 minute away. Visit the Comvita Centre, see the internationally reknowned BEE story and stock up on their awesome cremes and cures. An excellent location close to so many attractions. Within 15 mins drive we have beaches galore - Maketu, Pukehina and Papamoa Beach. We are just 20 mins to the Tauranga Airport, 30 mins to Rotorua airport. Airport collections can be easily arranged. We can also organise catering, hair and makeup, hire cars/vans or buses. In Mount Maunganui you will experience the famous main beach, awesome cafes and night life, plenty of shopping options, the Mount Hot Pools, Baywave and the many activities at Baypark (from speedway to jetsprints, concerts, shows, and netball). Just across the bridge you will be in Tauranga, with many more shopping options, beautiful parks and cafes. Head South out the gate and you will be in Rotorua, where there is an abundance of activities. from the beautiful Blue and Green Lakes, bike riding thru the Redwoods, seeing the wonderful boiling mud pools, soaking in the Polynesian Pools, visiting Fairy Springs or taking a Zorb ride - its just 30 mins away. Simply turn East out the gate and in 30 mins you will arrive in Whakatane , amazing strawberries, blueberries and other fruit stops along a very pleasant drive. Hop over the hill to Ohope and you will arrive to see another one of New Zealand's finest beaches. Lovely day trips for all with interesting sights, tastes and smells. We look forward to hosting you in this awesome corner of the world!! PLEASE NOTE THIS IS NOT A PARTY HOUSE. FAMILY AND GROUP GETAWAYS ONLY.
Smoking allowed outside only. Butts in tins provded.
Excellent for families or groups
Extras: Cleaning (Required, NZ$150.00 per stay); BOND - Refundable (Required, NZ$1,000.00 per stay); NOTE: Under Kiwi bach tradition you are expected to: Bring your own linen (towels/sheets/tea towels);
3 x Single bed
2 x Single bed
2 x Single bed
2 x Single bed
1 x Fold-out sofa bed
*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.
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Family of 17 throughly enjoyed our lovely stay here. Great base to explore the BOP and at the same time have a rural like experience. Homely property with so much space inside and out. Spacious bathrooms, kitchen and room for the kiddies to play outside. Thank you for sharing your home with us, greatly appreciated!
The property was perfect for our large group (8 adults/9 kids). There was space for everyone. There was all we need in the kitchen. The large table outside allowed everyone to sit together. The living room was big enough so we can all sit and watch a movie a rainy evening. 3 showers/3 toilet so there's no long queues. The outside area was also great. The kids loved the trampoline and the volley court. Plenty of space to run...
I have nothing but great things to say about Philip, Paula and their WinterHouse! Our group (15 high school aged students and 3 adults) were warmly welcomed and incredibly comfortable throughout our stay. The property is beautiful, the house cozy and the hosts hospitable and helpful. The backyard was a particular hit with our students: trampoline, lounge areas, swing, orchard, volleyball court etc.... Would return in a heart beat.
We had a group of 16 guys stay here for the weekend - it was the perfect spot for us! Such a large house with heaps of space inside and out. Volleyball court was well-used, the deck provides a great entertaining space, and the lounge/dining is well set up for communal living. Very pleased, would definitely stay here again. Philip is a super chilled good dude who made everything a breeze :)
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