La Foret - 1940's Kiwiana Bungalow

Bach or holiday home | Hanmer Springs | #7312

9.3/10 (37 ratings)
  • 9 people
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 4 beds
  • 1 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


  • Forest views, backing on to forest reserve and surrounded by birdsong. Direct access to the tracks.
  • One block from thermal pools. Wifi, Sky, books, magazines, toys, extra TV/DVD for the Bunk room...
  • Private and Sunny. Recently revamped and new bathroom and extra toilet. Vintage Tea Set for hire.

The best little holiday house in Hanmer springs.1940's Kiwiana Bungalow, an easy flat 2 min walk to Thermal hot pools and shops, all just one block away. Sited on 1800 meters of land backing onto Dogstream Reserve and forest. Surrounded by native bird song, you'll feel relaxed the minute you walk through the door.

Very private sunny section with two outside dining areas, and a great spot for when it gets too hot. The two living areas can be divided off to allow separate spaces. Wonderful views over forest reserve, large wonderland of mature trees for the children to make huts and run free . Access to 'Dog Stream Reserve' and Forest cycle and walking tracks from the bottom of the garden.

Our holiday bach is on one of the most picturesque original streets in Hanmer. It is possible to pull up outside and not get back in your car until you drive home again. Single garage to store your mountain bikes in. The kitchen is original and has all you require to get creative in the kitchen. A new herb garden has been planted for you to use.

Offering many sleeping and living options, all day sun or shade, whether you are a large family or a couple you will feel quite at home. This truly is a little paradise in the heart of Hanmer.

Full Supermarket in the village. Great award winning restaurants to pick from.

Please note: Optional cleaning fee is $69 and linen can be hired, Single set $8 Queen set $10 Towels $3 Bed making $5 per bed, please just ask.

We now have a Vintage Dinner and Tea set available for hire for $50, all you need to set-up and serve a gorgeous high tea.

Special conditions: Please check minimum stay - Dec & Jan = 4 nights (unless there is a smaller gap in between bookings) $175 per night. Minimum 2 nights preferred on the weekend, 3 nights minimum preferred on long weekends. 4 night minimum stay over Easter. Mid-week special $150 per night mon-thurs, 3 night minimum (this doesn't apply during holidays season)


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Cot available
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • Easy access
  • Electric blankets
  • Fireplace
  • Fridge
  • Heat pump - Aircon
  • Highchair
  • Internet (Broadband)
  • Internet (WiFi)
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • SKY TV ®
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • bedroom 1

    1 x Queen bed

  • bedroom 2

    1 x Queen bed

  • bedroom 3

    1 x Bunk bed (single over double)
    1 x Single with rollaway bed

Availability & rates*

Maybe booked

  • Cleaning: Visitors to clean-up and leave the property as found.
  • Linen: Bring your own linen
  • Extras: Vintage Dinner and Tea Set $50.00 per stay (optional)
  • Gifts & giveaways: Mid Week Special (non peak) 3 nights for $450

  • Multi-night stay: Get 1 FREE night when you stay for 5 nights or longer. Not valid for periods where a last minute discount applies. Free night applies to lowest priced night. Excludes school & public holidays.

Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
la foret rate
28-Oct-16 to 31-Oct-16
$175/night $175/night
2 night minimum stay
01-Nov-16 to 03-Nov-16
$150/night $175/night
2 night minimum stay
la foret rate
04-Nov-16 to 06-Nov-16
$175/night $175/night
2 night minimum stay
07-Nov-16 to 09-Nov-16
$150/night $175/night
2 night minimum stay
la foret rate
10-Nov-16 to 13-Nov-16
$175/night $175/night
2 night minimum stay
14-Nov-16 to 17-Nov-16
$150/night $175/night
2 night minimum stay
la foret rate
18-Nov-16 to 20-Nov-16
$175/night $175/night
2 night minimum stay
21-Nov-16 to 24-Nov-16
$150/night $175/night
2 night minimum stay
la foret rate
25-Nov-16 to 28-Oct-17
$175/night $175/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 (68)

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  • La Foret was a lovely, rustic plance to stay with everything we...

    La Foret was a lovely, rustic plance to stay with everything we needed. So handy to walking tracks and town.

    RachelAs2 100%|1x Oct 2016

  • Excellent location, few mins walk to pools and great to get straight...

    Excellent location, few mins walk to pools and great to get straight on bikes and down onto the forest bike trails from outside the letterbox!!

    kin285 100%|3x Oct 2016

  • Great place with great amenities

    Great place with great amenities. Plenty of heating options for a winter stay. Loved it!!

    longspur43 100%|3x Sep 2016

  • Great location

    Great location. Nice easy flat walk to pools, shops. Walking and mountain biking tracks at the back door. A cosy compact house. Small kitchen, but worked fine.

    JillL957 100%|1x Sep 2016

  • Our family of 4 loved our stay here

    Our family of 4 loved our stay here. The girls especially enjoyed having their own space in the bunk room! The home is well set up, warm & cosy for a winter stay. Its location is central yet backs on to the reserve so it feels secluded. We highly recommend & will be back! Thanks Erin : )

    rebege414 100%|2x Aug 2016

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