Finalist Golden Piwas 2014 - Best Pet Friendly Bach - Abundant native bird life
Relaxing, rural retreat set in one acre of gardens, with resident tui, kereru and bellbird. Beautifully presented two bedroom cottage with glimpses of Lake Taupo through the trees. Perfect for couples, small families and pets (by arrangement). Covered, secure deck area for pets during the day, and 1 acre of grounds to explore.
Just minutes from Tokanuu thermal pools, Pukawa beach and Kauratau boat ramp. Swimming areas, fishing spots, hiking, kayaking, horse riding and hunting trails are all close by. 10 minutes to Lake House restaurant at Waihi Village, 2 minutes to Oreti Restaurant, 12 minutes to Turangi, 40 mins to Whakapapa skifield.
Cosy log fire, fully equipped kitchen (incl. dishwasher), dining areas outside and inside, family games, toys, DVD, TV, stereo. Shower, bath. Expansive decks for sun and views of surrounding countryside.
King bed, and single over double bunk beds. Day bed in lounge. Extra squabs and portacot for kids. Electric blankets, pillows, blankets provided. Linen (sheets, towels) and cleaning service available on request (extra charge).
The grounds provide plenty of space for parking and for play. The garden is planted with fruit, native and exotic trees for shade and autumn colour, two ponds and plantings attracting bird life - native bush nearby is home to tui, bellbird and wood pigeon that can be seen at close range in the trees from the elevated cottage.
A truly magical place and base for adventure for you next stay at the lake or visit to the mountains.
- High season rates (no discounts) applies to all public holidays, plus minimum stay period (4 nights) over Christmas, New Year and Easter.
- Smoking allowed outside only.
- Pets by arrangement.
Extras: Cleaning (Optional, NZ$80.00 per stay/week); Linen (Optional, NZ$25.00 per person);