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FABULOUS FARMSTAY ON THE LAKE

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
12
Bedrooms
5
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
2 - 4 nights

Description

Lake Okareka House Rental Photos and Description

Bach or holiday home, 5 Bedrooms, 1 Bathrooms, (Sleeps 12)

On a beautiful 2,000 acre farm, in one of New Zealand?s most spectacular locations, this cosy rustic bach offers absolute privacy amidst the trees and paddocks of this peaceful farm. The front veranda looks out through trees over lush grassed paddocks to Lake Okareka.

The farm is situated on the shores of Lake Okareka and between Lake Tarawera and the Blue and Green Lakes with magnificent views from the top country that take in eight lakes and various mountains. Mostly rolling hills with some steeper areas and 400 acres of native bush it is a paradise for walking, hiking, mountain biking and horse riding. (Note: some parts of the farm are not accesible during the lambing season). The farm has a tennis court and two kayaks are available for use. There are public walkways around Lake Okareka, the Blue Lake, part of Lake Tarawera and the forests in the area.

The house comprises of a large open plan living/dining/kitchen area with a log fireplace. The kitchen is fully equipped. There is a bathroom with a shower and bath and five bedrooms. The covered veranda has an excellent gas BBQ and ample seating for outdoor entertaining. The expansive front lawn offers further outdoor furniture and there is a charming outside bath overlooking the paddocks down to the lake.

The property has easy access and plenty of parking for cars and boats. There is a jetty and boat ramp on Lake Okareka, 3 minutes away. Take your runabout to swim, water ski or picnic on the lake or at Sandy Beach and fish for trout (trolling, harling or jigging) around the lake edge.

Longfords Farm is only a 5 minute drive to water skiing and walks at the Blue and Green Lakes, 8 minutes to the historical wonders of the Buried Village, 10 minutes to the trophy trout in Lake Tarawera, 15 minutes to the natural geothermal wonders around Rotorua, 30 minutes to Lake Rotoiti and an hour to Lake Taupo, Lake Karapiro, Hamilton, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga and many more attractions.

Special conditions:

NO EXTRA GUESTS WITHOUT PRIOR APPROVAL.

DEFINITELY NO PARTIES AT THIS VENUE.

NO DOGS WITHOUT THE FARM MANAGERS PERMISSION.

Tents or caravans by arrangement only

Please leave the house in a tidy condition and TAKE YOUR RUBBISH WITH YOU.(There are bins by the launching ramp)

There are duvets for all beds.

For any walks or permission to access any parts of the working farm please talk to Roger the farm manager in the red brick house

Extras: Cleaning (Required, NZ$90.00 per stay); NOTE: Under Kiwi bach tradition you are expected to: Bring your own linen (towels/sheets/tea towels);

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Property Manager
Bookabach
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Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within 2 days
Calendar last updated:
December 9, 2016

What makes this house unique

Walking, mountain biking and horse riding over a stunning working farm

Reviews

Very Good! 4.1/5 -
(30 traveler reviews)

FABULOUS FARMSTAY ON THE LAKE
average rating of 4.133333 based on 30 reviews
5

Every now and then you come across a place that really shows you what life should be all about.

  • 5 of 5

Every now and then you come across a place that really shows you what life should be all about. And this was it. Awesome outside area, heaps of outside space for the kids to play, cool outside bath, beautiful walks, great mountain biking. This place had everything you could wish for. We LOVED it!

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: Bookabach
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3

Peaceful setting

  • 3 of 5

Peaceful setting

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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4

Great location.

  • 4 of 5

Great location. Perfect for a couple of families. Will be back

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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5

Lovely property.

  • 5 of 5

Lovely property. Definitely recommend a stay as it's very peaceful with lots of space for kids to roam!

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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5

Clean and comfortable rustic Bach.

  • 5 of 5

Clean and comfortable rustic Bach. Had everything we needed and plenty of space.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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5

Awesome place stunning setting and the horse ridding was the best we have ever experienced

  • 5 of 5

Awesome place stunning setting and the horse ridding was the best we have ever experienced

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Rates & Availability

Lake Okareka House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
New Zealand Dollar
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Peak Season, School hols 2 night min
Dec 9 2016 - Dec 15 2016
2 night minimum stay
$125
From
$125
 
Notes: Rate applies for up to 6 people. NZ$25.00/adult and NZ$15.00/child for extra occupants.   
 
Shoulder Season
Dec 16 2016 - Dec 22 2016
2 night minimum stay
$118
From
$118
 
Notes: Rate applies for up to 6 people. NZ$25.00/adult and NZ$15.00/child for extra occupants.   
 
Christmas, New Year, Easter, Crankworx
Dec 23 2016 - Jan 9 2017
4 night minimum stay
$139
From
$139
 
Notes: Rate applies for up to 6 people. NZ$25.00/adult and NZ$15.00/child for extra occupants.   
 
New Year Holiday rate
Jan 10 2017 - Feb 6 2017
3 night minimum stay
$139
From
$139
 
Notes: Rate applies for up to 6 people. NZ$25.00/adult and NZ$15.00/child for extra occupants.   
 
Shoulder Season
Feb 7 2017 - Apr 12 2017
2 night minimum stay
$118
From
$118
 
Notes: Rate applies for up to 6 people. NZ$25.00/adult and NZ$15.00/child for extra occupants.   
 
Christmas, New Year, Easter, Crankworx
Apr 13 2017 - Apr 17 2017
4 night minimum stay
$139
From
$139
 
Notes: Rate applies for up to 6 people. NZ$25.00/adult and NZ$15.00/child for extra occupants.   
 
Shoulder Season
Apr 18 2017 - Apr 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$118
From
$118
 
Notes: Rate applies for up to 6 people. NZ$25.00/adult and NZ$15.00/child for extra occupants.   
 
Peak Season, Public Hols 3 night min
May 1 2017 - Jun 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
$125
From
$125
 
Notes: Rate applies for up to 6 people. NZ$25.00/adult and NZ$15.00/child for extra occupants.   
 
Peak Season, School hols 2 night min
Jun 2 2017 - Jun 5 2017
2 night minimum stay
$125
From
$125
 
Notes: Rate applies for up to 6 people. NZ$25.00/adult and NZ$15.00/child for extra occupants.   
 
Year Round Rate
Jun 6 2017 - Jul 6 2017
2 night minimum stay
$107
From
$107
 
Notes: Rate applies for up to 6 people. NZ$25.00/adult and NZ$15.00/child for extra occupants.   
 
Shoulder Season
Jul 7 2017 - Jul 23 2017
2 night minimum stay
$118
From
$118
 
Notes: Rate applies for up to 6 people. NZ$25.00/adult and NZ$15.00/child for extra occupants.   
 
Year Round Rate
Jul 24 2017 - Sep 28 2017
2 night minimum stay
$107
From
$107
 
Notes: Rate applies for up to 6 people. NZ$25.00/adult and NZ$15.00/child for extra occupants.   
 
Shoulder Season
Sep 29 2017 - Oct 15 2017
2 night minimum stay
$118
From
$118
 
Notes: Rate applies for up to 6 people. NZ$25.00/adult and NZ$15.00/child for extra occupants.   
 
Year Round Rate
Oct 16 2017 - Oct 19 2017
2 night minimum stay
$107
From
$107
 
Notes: Rate applies for up to 6 people. NZ$25.00/adult and NZ$15.00/child for extra occupants.   
 
Peak Season, School hols 2 night min
Oct 20 2017 - Oct 23 2017
2 night minimum stay
$125
From
$125
 
Notes: Rate applies for up to 6 people. NZ$25.00/adult and NZ$15.00/child for extra occupants.   
 
Year Round Rate
Oct 24 2017 - Oct 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$107
From
$107
 
Notes: Rate applies for up to 6 people. NZ$25.00/adult and NZ$15.00/child for extra occupants.   
 
Peak Season, Public Hols 3 night min
Nov 1 2017 - Dec 13 2017
3 night minimum stay
$125
From
$125
 
Notes: Rate applies for up to 6 people. NZ$25.00/adult and NZ$15.00/child for extra occupants.   
 
Shoulder Season
Dec 14 2017 - Dec 23 2017
2 night minimum stay
$118
From
$118
 
Notes: Rate applies for up to 6 people. NZ$25.00/adult and NZ$15.00/child for extra occupants.   
 
Christmas, New Year, Easter, Crankworx
Dec 24 2017 - Jan 8 2018
4 night minimum stay
$139
From
$139
 
Notes: Rate applies for up to 6 people. NZ$25.00/adult and NZ$15.00/child for extra occupants.   
 
New Year Holiday rate
Jan 9 2018 - Jan 31 2018
3 night minimum stay
$139
From
$139
 
Notes: Rate applies for up to 6 people. NZ$25.00/adult and NZ$15.00/child for extra occupants.   
 
Peak Season, School hols 2 night min
Feb 1 2018 - Mar 9 2018
2 night minimum stay
$125
From
$125
 
Notes: Rate applies for up to 6 people. NZ$25.00/adult and NZ$15.00/child for extra occupants.   
Available arrival
Available stay (no arrival)
Unavailable

Amenities

Lake Okareka House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Main bedroom - 1 queen
    Map room - 1 child bed , 1 child bed
    Rachael's room - 1 child bed , 1 child bed
    Tiki Room - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • Stereo
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis

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