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Hot Pool Hideaway Views, Holiday Home, Mineral Hot Pool, Stunning Lake Views.

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Last updated: 05/13/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-5 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Mineral Hot Pool, Maximum 6 guests

The Space

Hot Pool Hideaway Views is a beautiful, elegant property which has been completely renovated in 2015.
Spacious living for 2-6 people
It has a magnificent view of the lake stretching from the Mountains, (Ruapehu, Tongariro and Ngaruahoe) to the Township of Taupo.
It has a modern, internal thermal hot pool which is rare in Taupo and a real luxury.

This sunny, three bedroom beautifully decorated house is down a right of way leading to a large private garden on two levels.
The master bedroom with queen bed, walk in wardrobe, computer desk and ensuite have large doors opening out to the garden and lake view.
The second bedroom has a queen bed, lake and garden view, a relaxing window seat, wardrobe and chest of drawers.
The third bedroom has two twin beds, wardrobe and chest of drawers.

The holiday home is fully furnished with a kitchen well set up with all you will need. Basics are supplied in the way of sugar, flour, tea, coffee, herbs and spices.

This warm and sunny house is open plan living with double glazing, a large, flued, Rinnai Gas Heater in the sitting room, and electric heating in all other rooms.

Out Door Space
There are lovely sitting out door areas both front and back of the house providing sheltered outdoor living at all times. Barbecue provided.
The garden is well landscaped on two levels, with a very large lower level providing great space for games and added relaxation.

Within a few minutes walking to the lake at the bottom of the street, and excellent walking, biking, running facilities right beside the lake, with 'The Lions Walk' to the left, around the various picturesque bays, and all the way to the township to the right, where you can stop at the coffee cart or gelato cart en route!
It is a five minute drive to the very active township of Taupo with its multiple cafes, bars, restaurants and shops.
The Botanical Gardens are within easy walking up the top of the road, and Debretts outdoor Thermal Hot Pools are a few minutes drive away.

Taupo has amazing activities on offer to enjoy and is the adventure capital of New Zealand.
Jet boat rides on the Waikato River right up to the magnificent Huka Falls Rapids, Paragliding, Sky Diving, Bungee Jumping, World famous Trout Fishing, Mountain Biking and unique Thermal Hot Pools.
It is a golfing mecca with four first class 18 hole golf courses, two of them being of international standard.
Taupo is a great lake for water-skiing, sailing and plenty of boat charters and cruises where the 'Maori Rock Carvings' can only be seen from the water, and one is promised a fresh trout for lunch or dinner!

Great Lake Taupo is centrally located in the middle of the North Island approximately three and a half hours drive from Auckland, and four and a half hours from Wellington.
It is a convenient base to exploring Tongariro National Park (11/2 hours) where there are two ski fields and the well-known Tongariro Crossing with its spectacular topography, stunning blue and green lakes and outstanding views.

Lake Taupo is also the setting for two famous sporting events: The Around Lake Taupo Cycling Event in November, and The Iron Man in March.

In addition, Taupo region offers, day trips to Rotorua, (1 hour), Tongariro National Park, (1 1/2 hours), Napier (11/2 hours), Waitomo Caves (1 1/2 hours) and Canoeing down the Whanganui River. (1 1/2 hours)

The Lake, from Tourism New Zealand.........
The beautiful Lake Taupo was created nearly two thousand years ago by a volcanic eruption which darkened the skies of Europe and China.
Visit the Craters of the Moon and you will see evidence of the Lake's fiery birth in geysers, steaming craters and boiling mud pools.
At some of Lake Taupo's beaches, swimmers and paddlers can enjoy warm geothermal water currents.

Guest Access
Guests have access to the whole property. We have a lock box with the front door key inside. Your code will be supplied to you when you book.
Guests enjoy free use of Wireless Internet.

Interaction with Guests
I have a very friendly approach to all enquiries and promptly answer all email enquiries and all follow up questions. Unfortunately, on most occasions, I will not be there to greet you as I live in Wellington.
I will provide you with the code for the lock box once the booking has been confirmed.
There will be very clear house instructions on the dining room table.
My sister lives in Taupo close by and her numbers are provided in the instruction sheet. I will be available by mobile (Phone Number Hidden) if you need me.
Please note that this is a quiet, safe neighbourhood and consideration for our neighbours is important.

We are a few minutes from the lake which has beautiful walks in both directions right beside the lake; around The Bays and into the Township.
Local shopping centre a couple of minutes away at Richmond Heights with good 4 Square Grocery Shop, liquor store, & great fish and chips

The airport is 2 K from our house.


Member since: 2013

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/13/2017

Property Type

  • House

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking only outside at all times...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    Laundry with washing machine and dryer in separate cupboard...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet

    Plus a vanity...moreless

  • Hair dryer supplied. Heated towel rails. Heat Lamp.


  • Books:

    Plenty of books, but please leave them at the house...moreless

  • DVD Player


  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Volcano
  • Water Parks
  • Waterfalls

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Lake View
  • Mountain View:

    Clear view of Mt Ruapehu and Mt Tongariro...moreless

  • Water View:

    Magnificent view of Lake Taupo including Mt Ruapehu and Mt Tongariro....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Paragliding
  • Rafting
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Four dining chairs, one bench seat, two stools...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage:


  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Large gas flued heater in the sitting room. Electric heaters in all bedrooms....moreless

  • Internet:

    Wifi available...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Linen can be hired for overseas visitors...moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Plenty of on-site parking...moreless

  • Telephone:

    Local calls only...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Towels can be provided for overseas visitors...moreless

  • Washing Machine


  • Pantry Items:

    Tea, coffee and some basics suppled...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    Electric Induction hobbs...moreless

  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    Magnificent views of lake and mountains from the front terrace with excellent outside seating. Great outdoor seating in the central courtyard giving sheltered outdoor seating both sides as necessary...moreless

  • Golf:

    There are four golf courses within close by, two of international standard...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    The garden is beautifully landscaped on two levels. The house is on the upper level with a front terrace and a back courtyard, and the lower level is a large garden great for games and relaxing...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Natural Gas bottles...moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Mt Ruapehu is 11/2 hours drive away with excellent skiing on two different fields...moreless

  • Tennis:

    Local Tennis Courts in the Centre of Town...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub:

    Indoor mineral hot pool with water pumped up from the ground....moreless

  • Indoor Pool


from 5 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
School Holidays
Jul 7 - Jul 23, 2017
2 night min stay
School Holidays
Sep 29 - Oct 15, 2017
2 night min stay
Cycle Race
Nov 24 - Nov 26, 2017
3 night min stay

flat fee
Peak Period
Dec 15 - Mar 31, 2018
2 night min stay

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Iron Man
Mar 1 - Mar 5, 2018
5 night min stay

flat fee
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates


  • Linen $40
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Cleaning Fee $90
  • Taxes Not included


This rate is for four people. Additional people, please enquire.

Manager's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 05/13/2017
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2 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
1 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
1 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
State Highway 1
1 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Kilometres
Nearest Beach

Car: Recommended

Lake Taupo is a wonderful situation in the middle of the North Island with great day trips to Rotorua, Mt Ruapehu, Tongariro and Ngaruahoe with the world famous Tongariro Crossing walk, Napier or Hamilton. Endless local activities and a very pro active Information Centre in the middle of town for all bookings. Wonderful local walks to the famous Huka Falls, Canoeing on the Waikato River, Trout Fishing, Bungy Jumping, Paragliding, and Sky Diving to mention just a few!


Manager info

Year Purchased: 2001

Why Waipahihi (Taupo, New Zealand):
My parents first holidayed at Lake Taupo in the 1970s. We continued the tradition with our own children and grandchildren. Our children became addicted to water skiing, boating, fishing, tramping and snow skiing.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The unique thing about this house, apart from the thermal hot mineral pool, is the magnificent view of the lake and mountains, and the two outdoor seating areas providing comfort in all weather. There is a large, beautiful garden on the lower level which is great for kids games, or just to sit in tranquility and listen to the birds.

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/13/2017

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  • Lakeside Terrace

    Lakeside Terrace

  • The Terrace Lakeside

    The Terrace Lakeside

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Kitchen/Dining


  • TV Room

    TV Room

  • Master Bedroom Wardrobe/Computer Desk

    Master Bedroom Wardrobe/Computer Desk

  • Bedroom Two

    Bedroom Two

  • Bathroom Two

    Bathroom Two

  • Mineral Hot Pool

    Mineral Hot Pool

  • Mountains


  • Lakeside Exterior

    Lakeside Exterior

  • Living Room & Front Terrace

    Living Room & Front Terrace

  • Living/Dining Room

    Living/Dining Room

  • Dining/Kitchen


  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Ensuite


  • Bedroom Two Lakeview

    Bedroom Two Lakeview

  • Mineral Hot Pool

    Mineral Hot Pool

  • Carport showing entrance to kitchen

    Carport showing entrance to kitchen

  • Lower Garden

    Lower Garden

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