Come and enjoy the peace and privacy of this comfortable holiday home. With heritage status and history as a former Forester's meeting place, 'The Orange Lodge' offers a unique experience. Thick walls and high windows provide a tranquil atmosphere and truly a place to relax and unwind. The hall, with original rimu flooring and timber panelling, now forms a grand open plan living space. A well-equipped kitchen (6 burner Smeg oven and hob), sumptuous bathroom, 2 separate double bedrooms upstairs and 1 double downstairs will make yours a stay to relish.
Single park in the courtyard or ample free street parking
As for location, it doesn't get much handier than this. The Lodge sits round the corner from Petone's vibrant Jackson street. Highlights include colourful shops, cafes, bars, restaurants, galleries and boutique lighthouse cinema. Two large supermarkets, Shandon golf course and Wel Tec are also within walking distance.
The beach with safe swimming or for evening sunset views across the Harbour is a 5 minute walk away. The Hutt river trail is just down the road. 15 minutes by bus, train or car will take you to Wellington city, ferries, museums, botanic garden, shops and Westpac stadium. Alternatively 10 minutes by bus or car to Lower Hutt city and Queensgate Mall. Seaview marina provides local boat storage and launching.
Following bus routes are available on Jackson St, 3 minute walk:
- To Wellington Airport - No 91 (Airport Flyer = surcharge applies)
- To Wellington City - No 91 (Airport Flyer = surcharge applies) and Nos 81, 83, 84, 85X
- To Petone Railway Station - Nos 81, 83, 84, 85X, 110
- To Queensgate (Lower Hutt CBD) - Nos 83, 110, 154
- To Eastbourne - 81, 83, 85X
Petone Railway Station is 1.3 kms walk with direct trains to Wellington CBD, Lower Hutt, Upper Hutt and the Wairarapa.
Bus and Train timetables available at:
Smoking allowed outside only. Parents with small children should be aware of wooden stairs to access upstairs bedrooms.
Extras: Cleaning (Required, NZ$40.00 per stay); Linen (included);