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Brand new house in a perfect spot for relaxing with your friends and family. Guests will have own private access to the  downstairs living area of the house with shared use of the laundry. Enjoy a boat ramp and beach for swimming less than 100mtrs away from your door .
5 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
1 bath
5 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
1 bath
Self check-in
Easily check yourself in with the lockbox.
Sparkling clean
13 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.
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Welcome to your dream escape! Situated on a reserve, 100m from the shores of Lake Tarawera (and a boat ramp), this location makes for the perfect holiday. Great for family fun, or a romantic getaway. This is a fabulous new home right on the lake front where you will have the whole downstairs area which is self contained. This Includes your own kitchen, bathroom, lounge, deck, and two bedrooms, mins away from the new wedding venue the Blackbarn.

20 minutes from Rotorua.


  • Dryer
  • Essentials
  • Indoor fireplace
  • Heating
  • Hot water
  • Iron

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
2 single beds
Common spaces
1 sofa bed

House Rules

No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Check-in time is 2PM - 10PM
Check out by 10AM
Self check-in with lockbox


Wide doorway to the home’s entrance
Well-lit path to entrance


36 Reviews

Darya User Profile
February 2017
Murray and Kathy's place is a short drive away from Rotorua and all city amenities. It's situated on a beautiful lake, suitable for swimming and finishing. The house is overlooking a giant playground that will be a hit with the kids - for those traveling with children. The apartm…
Murray User Profile
Response from Murray:
Dear Darya and Arne Thanks for your kind words. We hope the rest of your holiday continues to go well and once again we loved having your family. Look forward to seeing you all again one day. Murray and Kathy
February 2017
Diana User Profile
October 2018
We enjoyed our stay very much. So cosy with gorgeous Lake Tarawera view and we enjoyed ourselves very much at the playground too. Murray and Kathy are very friendly and helpful. They even prepared fruits, milk, yoghurt, bread and cereals for us. Thank you so much Murray and Kathy…
Murray User Profile
Response from Murray:
We are glad you had a great time and we hope the rest of your trip goes as well. It would be lovely to see you all again sometime
October 2018
Kate User Profile
October 2018
What an amazing location! This place is truly spectacular. So relaxing and absolutely perfect with young kids. Huge grassed area and playground, outdoor entertaining and only just out of Rotorua. We loved our stay here!
Murray User Profile
Response from Murray:
Kate, it was a pleasure to have you and Roger with your children come and stay. It was lovely to see the children wander over to the playground. Great you made the most of your time here. Wishing you all the best, Murray and Kathy
October 2018
Tessa User Profile
September 2018
This home offers all of the comforts, beautiful little touches, and was beautifully clean and cosy.
Paula User Profile
September 2018
Excellent location, very clean and spacious with loads of amenities! Hosts are very helpful and friendly and give a lot of privacy too. Would highly recommend.
Thanusen User Profile
July 2018
A wonderful place to stay with really nice hosts. Would 100% recommend this place. I really enjoyed my stay here!!
Ritta User Profile
June 2018
My husband and I celebrated our 5th wedding anniversary at Kathy and Murray's home and what a beautiful experience it was! So much better than we expected. Perfect location, cosy and very clean, lovely hospitality and we absolutely loved the small thoughful touches to make our st…
Murray User Profile
Response from Murray:
Thanks so much for your lovely review. It was a pleasure to have you stay and we are looking forward to having some fellowship with you next time. God bless Murray and Kathy
June 2018

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Rotorua, New ZealandJoined in April 2016
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37 Reviews
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