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Small Cozy Sunny Self-Contained Cottage on Lake Taupo's Foreshore

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Wharewaka Cottage - Lakeside deck and outdoor living

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Last updated: 01/24/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Taupo cottage description

Wharewaka Cottage is a comfortable, sunny, fully carpeted home-away-from-home self-contained cottage with lake views and direct walking access by zigzag path to the best beach at Four Mile Bay, Lake Taupo. Lovely garden setting - the perfect place to relax and recharge batteries. Instead of a small motel unit, this cottage provides you with a complete house for the same price - and sleeps 4-5!. Light the fire in winter and hunker down or enjoy the outdoors in mid-summer. Full sun, private drive-on access and peaceful location away from the State Highway traffic yet only 2 minutes from Taupo's Airport. A quick stroll takes you down to the lake edge where you can walk south to view spectacular sunsets and mountain views or north towards Taupo township. Eight minutes to the centre of town by car, right on the town bus route and handy to restaurant, take away food outlet and general store.


About Wharewaka Cottage: The cottage was once a double motel unit belonging to Taupo's first motel. It has been retained to provide rental accommodation and extra living for the owners' family members at peak holiday periods. The owners also lived in the cottage for two years so can vouch for its comfort and coziness.

The surrounding area is particularly pretty being so close to the lake yet within easy driving of the township. The owners live on site (most of the time) so are available for information and assistance. Come and see for yourselves - its a little piece of heaven!

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Property Type

      • Cottage

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Onsite Services

                  • Housekeeper

                  Suitability

                  • Children Welcome
                  • Non Smoking Only
                  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

                  Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5

                  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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                  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

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                  • The cottage has two bedrooms and in the main living area there is a single bed and sofa bed to accommodate either an extra person/child or couple....moreless

                  Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

                  Other Amenities

                      • The cottage is self-contained but supplies for a basic breakfast can be provided by arrangement....moreless

                      Entertainment

                      • Books
                      • Books For Adults
                      • Books For Kids
                      • DVD Player
                      • Games
                      • Games For Kids
                      • Radio
                      • Satellite / Cable
                      • Television
                      • Toys

                      Theme

                      • Family
                      • Tourist Attractions

                      Attractions

                      • Arboretum
                      • Autumn Foliage
                      • Bay/Sound
                      • Botanical Garden
                      • Churches
                      • Cinemas
                      • Duty Free Shops
                      • Forests
                      • Library
                      • Live Theater
                      • Marina
                      • Museums
                      • Playground
                      • Recreation Center
                      • Restaurants
                      • Volcano
                      • Water Parks
                      • Waterfalls
                      • Winery Tours

                      Local Services & Businesses

                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Babysitter
                      • Fitness Center
                      • Groceries
                      • Hospital
                      • Laundromat
                      • Massage Therapist
                      • Medical Services

                      Leisure Activities

                      • Antiquing
                      • Beachcombing
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Eco Tourism
                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Walking

                      Location Type

                      • Lake
                      • Waterfront

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Cycling
                      • Equestrian Events
                      • Fishing
                      • Fly Fishing
                      • Freshwater Fishing
                      • Golf
                      • Golf Privileges Optional
                      • Hiking
                      • Hunting
                      • Hunting Big Game
                      • Hunting Small Game
                      • Jet Skiing
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Mountain Climbing
                      • Mountaineering
                      • Paragliding
                      • Rafting
                      • Sailing
                      • Skiing
                      • Sound/Bay Fishing
                      • Swimming
                      • Tennis
                      • Water Skiing
                      • Whitewater Rafting
                      • Wind-Surfing

                      Arrival Day

                          • Flexible

                          Dining

                          • Child's Highchair
                          • Dining Area
                          • Seating for 6 people

                          General

                          • Air Conditioning
                          • Alarm Clock
                          • Basic Soaps
                          • Firewood
                          • Hair Dryer
                          • Heating
                          • Iron & Board
                          • Laundry Soap
                          • Linens Provided
                          • Local Maps
                          • Local Restaurant Guide
                          • Parking
                          • Parking Off Street
                          • Parking On Street
                          • Security System
                          • Sofa Bed
                          • Thermos Bottle
                          • Toilet Paper
                          • Towels Provided
                          • Wood Stove

                          Kitchen

                          • 4 Ring Stove
                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Freezer
                          • Grill
                          • Microwave
                          • Oven
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Stove
                          • Toaster

                          Outside

                          • Barbecue
                          • Beach Chairs
                          • Beach Towels
                          • Bicycles
                          • Golf Cart
                          • Golf Clubs
                          • Lawn / Garden
                          • Outdoor Grill Gas
                          • Walkway To Water
                          • Wood Deck
                           

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Base Rate
                          2 night min stay
                          NZD150
                          Winter 2013-2014
                          Apr 2 - Nov 1
                          2 night min stay
                          NZD150
                          Summer 2014
                          Nov 2 - Apr 1
                          2 night min stay
                          NZD180

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                          Calendar

                          Last updated: 01/24/2015
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                          23 Available
                          21 Unavailable
                          22 Today
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                          Location

                          1 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Taupo Airport
                          1 Miles
                          Nearest Barpub
                          Ploughmans Restaurant and Bar
                          7 Miles
                          Nearest Golf
                          Taupo Golf Club
                          1500 Metres
                          Nearest Motorway
                          State Highway 1
                          80 Miles
                          Nearest Ski
                          Whakapapa and Ruapehu ski fields
                          100 Metres
                          Nearest Beach
                          Lake Taupo waterfront

                          Car: Recommended

                          Lake Taupo is the largest lake in the North Island of New Zealand and the town of Taupo is situated at its northern shore. Home to many international sporting events, close to skifields in winter and boating activites on the lake by summer, it plays host to numerous art, music and cultural festivals throughout the year. Taupo is known for its geothermal industry, trout fishing, bungy jumping, skydiving and kayaking. Taupo Airport is 2 minutes from this rental property.

                          Other Activities: Skydiving, bungy jumping, boating, kayaking and fishing excursions

                           

                          Owner info


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                          Speaks: english

                           

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                          • Wharewaka Cottage - Lakeside deck and outdoor living

                            Wharewaka Cottage - Lakeside deck and outdoor living

                          • Fully compact kitchen with all amenities

                            Fully compact kitchen with all amenities

                          • Master queen bedroom - masses of sunshine

                            Master queen bedroom - masses of sunshine

                          • Streetside entrance with gates that can be closed

                            Streetside entrance with gates that can be closed

                          • Living area with woodburner out of sight to left

                            Living area with woodburner out of sight to left

                          • Dining table with heat pump for quick heating

                            Dining table with heat pump for quick heating

                          • Springtime! View of lake and walk leading to the beach below

                            Springtime! View of lake and walk leading to the beach below

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                          NZD150 - NZD180 per night (NZD)
                          Minimum stay: 2 nights
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                          • Sleeps
                            5
                          • Bedrooms
                            2
                          • Bathrooms
                            1.5
                          • Property type
                            Cottage
                          • Reviews
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                          Owner
                          Member since: 2010
                          Speaks: english
                          • Calendar last updated: 01/24/2015
                          Email owner

                          +64 7 378 5476

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