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Domett Lodge, secluded back country hut

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type house

Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1

About the property

Bach or holiday home, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathrooms, (Sleeps 6)

Domett Lodge is a great opportunity for a hunting group, walkers, horse riders, mountain bikers, off road motorbikers, or anyone just wanting to enjoy being in the back country. 20 minutes drive from Domett Road by 4WD vehicle, transportation available on request at an extra cost of $50 for a return trip. Takes around 1 hour to walk or by horseback. Fantastic views from the top of the saddle looking down into the Waitaki Valley and the Haka Valley.

As you can see by our photos Domett Lodge is located in a relatively remote location - feels like your in the middle of nowhere! If you enjoy sitting under the stars in front of a camp fire with the sound of the river in the background, then you will love it here! And now you can enjoy watching the stars from a hot bath with the new addition of two baths heated by gas cookers!

Farms tours by 4WD are available on request at an extra cost, and on availability of the property owner.

Domett Lodge is completely off grid, no electricity. Although there is a gas operated hot shower and hot water for the sink. And very importantly a flush toilet! We also now have solar lights in the hut.

During winter the hut can be cold, but with the log burner roaring the hut heats up quite nicely. The conditions of the farm track as access to the hut can vary, after rainfall the ground can be slippery and a 4WD vehicle is a must in any weather conditions. 4 x 4 driving experience is essential. Sometimes over the winter we close off the hut as it can very cold and the water pipes freeze so there is no running water.

It is recommended to bring warm sleeping bags.

Check out time is 12 midday.

Facilities:

* Outdoor fireplace

* Shower

* 2 outdoor baths

* Hot water

* Flush toilet

* Gas BBQ

* Woodburner fireplace

* Cutlery, crockery and pots

* Firewood provided

* On request a return trip to the hut at a cost of $50 total

Special conditions:

- Must bring own sleeping bags and/or linen and bedding

- Deck not suitable for small children

- Rustic hut completely off grid - no electricity

- Solar lights

- Stay at Domett Lodge is subject to weather conditions, and therefore the condition of the farm track to Domett Lodge can vary, but a 4 wheel drive vehicle is a must in all weather condition.

- Check out time is 12 midday

NOTE: Under Kiwi bach tradition you are expected to: Clean the house and do the dishes before you leave; Bring your own linen (towels/sheets/tea towels);

More Details

Property Manager
Bookabach
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Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within 2 days
Calendar last updated:
February 26, 2017

What makes this house unique

Rustic corrugated iron hut, with basic facilities, but a 4450 farm exclusively to yourself!

Amenities

Kurow House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
General:
  • Fireplace
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(45 traveler reviews)

Domett Lodge, secluded back country hut
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 45 reviews
5

Domett Lodge was fantastic, we hiked in from the house and Amber took our gear and food in.

  • 5 of 5

Domett Lodge was fantastic, we hiked in from the house and Amber took our gear and food in. The Lodge is a wonderful off the grid experience. A hot shower and a flushing toilet were great for this rustic hut. I stayed with my sons and one girlfriend. We explored back up the stream and the kids climbed to the top of the mountain right out the front of the hut. At the end of the day we relaxed in the outdoor bath tubs and at night we sat around the fire. We will be back.

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: Bookabach
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5

BEAUTIFUL!

  • 5 of 5

BEAUTIFUL! Amazing property, great 'off the grid' amenities, stunning views, clean, tidy and perfect for a weekend (or week) away. We loved it!

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: Bookabach
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5

Hut was very clean and well maintained.

  • 5 of 5

Hut was very clean and well maintained. Had an excellent stay and look forward to coming back.

  • Submitted: Feb 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: Bookabach
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5

Hut was lovely and clean.

  • 5 of 5

Hut was lovely and clean. Kids loved it. Amazing views. We will definitely be back ?

  • Submitted: Feb 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: Bookabach
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5

Wonderful location!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful location!

  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: Bookabach
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5

Just superb !

  • 5 of 5

Just superb !

  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
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Rates & Availability

Kurow 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
 
Flat rate year round
Feb 26 2017 - Apr 28 2018
1 night minimum stay
$72
From
$72
 
Notes: Rate applies for up to 2 people. NZ$30.00/adult and NZ$20.00/child for extra occupants.   
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