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Spectacular family friendly Holiday Home in Queenstown New Zealand

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths2
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

House, 3 Beds, 2 Baths, mountain lake views balconies open fire wifi

Our Home is suited to discerning guests, couples or families. It has been set up for our family and friends so is NOT the usual rental place. Even though it is a 3 bedroom home, the main living level has main bedroom so the downstairs area (with 2 bedrooms and study) can easily be separated off if not required so it is still very good for just 1 couple. All beds are luxuriously fitted with electric blankets and cosy duvets and the beds are comfy.

Floor to ceiling glass brings the view inside, so you only have to move from one chair to another to appreciate the beauty of our garden, the mountains and the lake. You don't even have to go outside on the balconies (which extend from every room) to appreciate Queenstown.

Relax in leather recliners in front of the TV with surround sound with an open fire burning, and still take in the sunset.

A reserve in front provides additional privacy and our trees and garden hide our home from the road, and minimise any noise. You can walk through the reserve to the town for a more scenic walk rather than down the hill.

The kitchen is equipped with modern appliances and perfect for gourmet cooking at home. We have a dishwasher, bread maker, blender, microwave, sandwich maker to name a few, and the crockery, glassware and cutlery is high standard. If you prefer, you can cook a barbecue in our entry courtyard and enjoy a casual meal in the solarium which is always warm and looks into our front garden.

The spa bath in the ensuite is a perfect way to unwind after a day out walking or skiing.

As we are set up for our own family we appreciate the needs of young children and have a cot, highchair, stroller and even car seats. Just ask if you would like any of these provided.

We have our Subaru available if required at minimal cost. It is well suited for around town and trips to Arrowtown, Glenorchy, Te Anau and Milford Sound so is great for sightseeing.

There is no other place like Queenstown. Uniquely spectacular, and combining all sorts of adventure and relaxation activity, beautiful scenery, and the wonder of the outdoors, with world class shopping, entertainment, restaurants and bars.

Four distinct seasons and four different appeals to the senses. Our Home has panoramic views over Lake Wakatipu and the mountains. It is a few minutes into the heart of Queenstown, and an ideal stepping off place for local sightseeing.

International visitors 'downunder' should do OZ and NZ in the one trip and marvel at the contrasts. Locals will know that Queenstown is the adventure capital of the Asia Pacific region, and is like the Swiss Alps just a few hours from home.

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Member since: 1999
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
February 14, 2018

About Adelle

I am semi retired and move between Queenstown and Sydney, where my family live. I love scenery and gardens and find Queenstown an ideal place to enjoy with family and friends.

Adelle purchased this house in 2000

Why Adelle chose Queenstown

We fell in love with Queenstown after staying just one night in 1968. We love the location and after all this time, it is still beautiful. We have been able to share this with our family and friends and now open it to select guests.

What makes this house unique

Our Home is on the Queenstown Hill above the town where you can relax inside or outside on one of the numerous decks and enjoy the views and scenery.

We have modified our Home to make it comfortable and cosy and it is a pleasure to be in, regardless of the season.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Liz and Adelle,

I wanted to thank you for an absolutely wonderful stay in your beautiful house. It was so comfortable and lovely, we had such a special family vacation in it. And those views! It was hard leaving today. :) Everything was perfect.

Thank you again,

Apr 2015
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Queenstown House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • We would like you to treat our Home as you would your own.
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Shared between bedrooms 2 and 3 and can be locked off
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , This is a separate toilet downstairs
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , This is a separate toilet near living area
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , This ensuite bathroom for the main bedroom has a spa bath
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , This is actually a superking bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , This is a very large bedroom opening to the garden
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , These 2 king singles can be made up as super king
    Convertible bed(s) - 2 twin/ single , 1 baby crib , These are 2 single floor mattresses
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1)
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
Main living area on one level with main bedroom. This looks onto gardens and extensive views. Downstairs has large second bedroom and third bedroom, laundry & study and opens into garden. Automatic Outback AWD Subaru can be included


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average rating of 5.0 based on 32 reviews

Fantastic house with an incredible view. Perfect for 5 people.

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful house high on the hill with splendid views of the lake and surrounding hills. The house was very well equipped for our group. One should be aware of the steep walk into town and we felt the necessity to take cabs home on a number of occasions.

  • Submitted: Feb 11, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Queenstown stay

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home with fantastic views over the lake . A privilege to share the owners home .

Well organised in respect of their person managing the property meeting us on arrival and detailing the ammenities it offered .

Would love to stay again at some future date should it be available .

A memorable family holiday .

  • Submitted: Feb 4, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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A wonderful week

  • 5 of 5

The views from Adelle's balconies (yes there are several) are absolutely majestic and a joy to look at. Wine, cheese and bickies is a must around 6.00pm (or earlier). The "honours" system of having some food in the house (actually there is a lot ) there when you arrive is a wonderful boon.

I do hope the people after us enjoyed the Sav Blanc that I left in the fridge! The house is wonderfully set up and pretty comfortable. I wouldn't mind having another TV in the house as this would cater for other TV tastes. The downstairs Queen bed was very soft for my daughter but of course beds are a very personal preference. Perhaps it needs replacing. The master bed was great and firm. The house is just a 15 minute walk into town - I can really advise one to do this and just get a cab back for $ NZ 10-12. There is a very pretty walkway just beside the house that goes down the hill to the next street. I can recommend this house as a beautiful base in Queenstown. We hope to get back some time.

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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View and comfort!

  • 5 of 5

Our family (parents and 3 adult children) spent 3 nights at Christmas. Very comfortable home with fantastic views all around, and very cool nvenient getting into and out of central Queenstown.

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing views and beautiful home.

  • 5 of 5

We spent 3 days at this beautiful home with spectacular views and wish it could have been more. The home is spacious with every amenity and provides access to all that Queenstown has to offer.

  • Submitted: Nov 19, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic property which was hard to leave!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home well stocked and vacation friendly.

  • Submitted: Nov 14, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4 Miles
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Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
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0.5 Miles
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Nearest Golf
3.5 Miles
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0.5 Miles
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11 Miles
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Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Car: recommended

Bungy, Parapenting, Climbing, Jetboats, Whitewater etc


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $120

Rates are for maximum period of 12 mth ahead of current date and are subject to change. If your date is outside the 12 mth booking time, please contact me for a quote.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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