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6 guests · 3 bedrooms · 3 baths
Escape the city and embrace your wild side at this rugged-chic home set amongst the mountains outlining Lake Wanaka. Sip your morning coffee as the mist settles over the water, hear only the sounds of local wildlife, and bask in the private atmosphere of this secluded landscape. When you feel like emerging from the wilderness, Queenstown is about an hour south of the lake.
Retro California meets luxury ski lodge at villa Aurum. Just like the soaring mountains, Aurum’s great room knows no limits. Inside, wood paneling and rock walls line the spread out kitchen/living/dining area. A full wall of glass opens to the terrace on the lake-side, granting even more hosting space. If you don’t feel like dining indoors, a stylish picnic table on the wood deck is a cozy option. 
Wake up as the sun peeks over the mountain top and start your day with breakfast on the patio. Enjoy the scent of fresh flowers in the garden and the smell of the fire from the night before. Then, walk down to the lake and see if you can catch your lunch. If successful, there’s a barbecue waiting on the deck. After lunch, head inside to rest up with some popcorn and a movie in the media room. 
Close to home, explore the biking/hiking trails leading through the foothills of New Zealand’s Southern Alps and around Lake Wanaka’s misty shores. Hit the slopes of Treble Cone and Cardona, challenging yourself to longest vertical rise in the area.
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  • Bedroom 1 - Master: King size bed, Ensuite bathroom with stand-alone shower, Direct access to terrace, View of Lake Wanaka
  • Bedroom 2: King size bed, Ensuite bathroom with stand-alone shower, Direct access to terrace
  • Bedroom 3: King size bed, Access to hall bathroom with stand-alone shower
  • Fully equipped kitchen with breakfast bar
  • Formal dining area with seating for 8
  • Espresso machine
  • Ice maker
  • Wi-Fi
  • Smart television
  • Heating
  • Air conditioning
  • Office space
  • Washer/Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing board
  • View of Lake Wanaka
  • Alfresco dining area with seating for 6
  • Barbecue
  • Garage - 2 spaces
  • Parking - 2 spaces
Extra Cost (advance notice may be required):
  • Airport transfer
  • Villa pre-stocking
  • Activities and excursions
Points of Interest
  • 2 minute drive to Beacon Point
Ski Access
  • 28 km to Treble Cone
  • 30 km to Cardrona
  • 68 km to Queenstown Airport (ZQN)

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BBQ grill
Air conditioning
Espresso machine
Ice machine
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Wanaka, New Zealand
Queenstown Airport (ZQN)
69 min(s) drive
26 min(s) drive
Treble Cone
31 min(s) drive
Points of Interest
Beacon Point
2 min(s) drive
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