Lakeside Magic, Lake Ellesmere

Bach or holiday home | Selwyn District | #9704

9.9/10 (86 ratings)
  • 10 Guests
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 7 Beds
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking

Description

Welcome back to Lakeside Magic! Repaint and EQ repairs now completed – house is just the same but fresher and brighter with new lighting and freshened bathroom.

Great family bach hidden away on the western shores of Lake Ellesmere. Feel the peace, solitude and tranquility. Enjoy comfort, open spaces, calm water, walking, fishing, bird watching, kayaking. Strictly NO pets.

Comfortably sleeps up to 10 – 8 in house, 2 in sleepout. Sleepout provides second bathroom.

A quick 7 km drive to Leeston township provides access to groceries, fishing supplies, takeaways, and good coffee.

Just 2kms along the peninsula is the Lakeside Domain and Ellesmere Aquatic Centre with all weather boat ramp, water ski lanes, wind surfing area.

The northern boundary of the property is the 230 hectare Harts Creek Wildlife Reserve, home to ducks, swans, herons, bitterns and incorporating the renowned trout fishing of Harts Creek. Ten minutes walk from the house is the car park for the walkway leading to the Harts Creek bird hide.

42 acres of private land, lake and swamp to explore. Plastic stinger kayaks available.

Keep warm on those chilly evenings with heat pump and wood burner.

Includes all those great holiday essentials of

Good drinking water. Gas BBQ. Dishwasher. Microwave. Freeview TV with DVD. (Sky TV has been disconnected) Well stocked bookshelves with puzzles and games. Comfortable beds, lots of warm bedding. Wood burner with wet back water heater to top up hot water supplies, firewood included.

Drive times (approx) are 25 mins from Hornby, 40 mins from Darfield, 15 mins from Raikaia.

Facilities

  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • Fireplace
  • Freeview (TM)
  • Fridge
  • Heat pump - Aircon
  • Kayak(s)
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Bed 1

    1 x Bunk bed
    2 x Single bed

  • Bed 2

    1 x Queen bed

  • Bed 3

    2 x Single bed

  • Sleepout

    1 x Queen bed

Availability

Available
Maybe booked
Booked

  • Cleaning: Visitors to clean-up and leave the property as found.
  • Linen: Bring your own linen.

*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 (107)

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  • Just wonderful

    Just wonderful. truly is a magic place very well thought out for a comfortable home and stay.

    RaewinB4 new member May 2018

  • Loved this stay was peaceful, clean, tidy and had everything and more...

    Loved this stay was peaceful, clean, tidy and had everything and more that we needed for the stay. Highly recommend and can’t wait to stay again.

    ArianaK6 100%|2x Apr 2018

  • Fabulous property, well appointed, lots to do - a truly magical place...

    Fabulous property, well appointed, lots to do - a truly magical place - had everything we needed

    RobynFi5 100%|1x Apr 2018

  • Lovely properly on the banks of Lake Ellesmere

    Lovely properly on the banks of Lake Ellesmere. Stunning views very spacious with everything you need for a relaxing weekend away highly recommend!

    SimonTe3 100%|1x Mar 2018

  • Beautiful peaceful stay, can't stop looking at lake! House is set up...

    Beautiful peaceful stay, can't stop looking at lake! House is set up well for large groups or small and we feel privileged to stay here.

    sharon new member Mar 2018

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