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Kereru Lodge Luxury HomeLounge with open stone fire and 65" TV with SKY and sound system
Kereru Lodge on Idyllic Lake Rotoehu
Kereru Lodge on Idyllic Lake Rotoehu
10 guests
5 bedrooms
9 beds
3 baths
10 guests
5 bedrooms
9 beds
3 baths
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Tranquility and serenity, or adventure playground, Kereru Lodge is the haven for you. North facing with striking vistas overlooking the lake and forest. This elegant large log home is designed to impress with its beautiful new solid rimu & tile bathrooms, large relaxing 5 bedrooms including a large kids bunk room, new solid rimu large entertainers’ kitchen, internal & external stone wood fireplaces, 3 bathrooms, antique billiard table & games room, fully equipped gym & hot tub.

The space

The heart of this log cabin has an open-plan entertainer's kitchen, dining and lounge room with dramatic vaulted wooden beam ceilings with opulent lighting overlooking the lake. The lounge includes an internal stone fireplace for those cold winter nights, with modern furnishings stylish yet thoughtful, from the sofas and reading chairs next to the extensive library. The culinary geniuses in your group will be right at home in the new rimu fully equipped entertainer’s kitchen with a gas range and a dramatic oversized rimu center island. Internal lift from the ground to the first level making taking the groceries to the kitchen so much easier, providing a full access home. A secure second story and enclosed full surround deck is fantastic if you have little kids.

Downstairs includes high wooden ceilings, an original antique full size competition billiard table dating from 1800’s, dartboard, foosball table, gaming console with four controllers and table tennis table for those who love a good game. With those who have nothing but sublime relaxation in mind, the cedar hot tub is there to be enjoyed looking out to the entertainer’s deck, stoned fire place and views of the lake taking in the glorious vistas of the Kereru's and Tui's. Gather by the outdoor stone fireplace (integrated wood fireplace, smoker and pizza oven) to make pizzas or melt marshmallows with the kids and enjoy the lake and surrounding forest as the sun sets after a day of bush walks, swimming, water skiing, boating, fishing, kayaking, mountain biking, motocross and four-wheel driving. If it’s raining, choose to stay inside by the stone fireplace with a roaring fire and cuddle up watching sport or movies. For the fitness junky a fully equipped gym backs on to the rumpus room and laundry.

All rooms include flat screen wall hung TV's with Freeview and cable TV, brand new luxurious top of the line beds, bedding and lighting. These provide total luxury so you can experience the comfort and support that your body craves and deserves while taking a break. Linen supplied is made in Italy from the softest 100% combed pure cotton percale, 800 thread count. Silk filled duvets which provide warmth in winter and cool in summer, these duvet inners drape softly over your body for the ultimate sleep experience. Pillows are a divine silk fill which gently cradle your head allowing you to breathe easier and keep your head cool.  Filled with hand stretched layers of grade A mulberry silk floss wrapped around a polyfibre core. Towels are also of a high quality.

The boat ramp is located only a 1-2 minute walk away with kayaks, paddleboards and trout fishing services offered (subject to availability). Or simply walk off the front lawn to the lake.

For shopping and other activities a 30 minute drive takes you to the heart of Rotoura which boasts numerous tourist attractions. For a family dinner Pig and Whistle Bar is highly recommended and Fat Dog is a great option for lunch. There is also a food lane called Eat Streat which boasts numerous restaurants.

We have two homes situated across the road from each other which are perfect for joint family holidays – see Tui Bach listing.

Guest access

Bedroom & Bathroom
Bedroom 1 - Master: King size bed, 55” TV, new solid rimu and tile ensuite including double sinks, large shower, underfloor heating, heated towel rail, toilet and hairdryer.
Bedroom 2: Queen size bed, 43" TV and beautiful solid adjustable rimu Touchwood cot with new inner-sprung mattress. Cot can be removed on request for long staying guests.
Bedroom 3: Queen size bed and 43" TV.
Bedroom 4 (Bunk Room): Large beautiful inbuilt wooden bunks 2 x Queen & 2 x double.
Bedroom 5/ Rumpus Room: 2x Queen size beds, 1 x single trundler bed and 55" TV.
Bathroom 2: Brand new solid rimu and tile bathroom including double sinks, large shower, underfloor heating, heated towel rail, toilet and hairdryer.
Bathroom 3: Brand new solid rimu bathroom with wooden floors including double sinks, large shower, heater, heated towel rail, toilet and hairdryer.

Kitchen, Lounge and Living
¥ Gorgeous open stone fireplace – wood provided.
¥ Living/dining area beneath exposed vaulted timber ceiling.
¥ Fully-equipped kitchen.
¥ Top end furniture.
¥ Three heat pumps.
¥ Curved 65 inch OLED TV, Sky TV, blu-ray, CD, iPod Dock, Sonos and telephone.
¥ Free wireless broadband internet.
¥ Miele washing machine & drying facilities.
¥ Indoor hot tub.
¥ Full size competition antique billiard table.
¥ Flat screen 55" TV with gaming console and SKY TV.
¥ Dartboard.
¥ Foosball table.
¥ Table tennis table.
¥ Fully equipped gym.
¥ Rimu cot, high chair, children’s toys – available on request.

¥ Volleyball – on request
¥ Private outside patio/dining area with stone fireplace, smoker and pizza oven, 6 burner bbq’s.
¥ Off street car and boat parking.
¥ Kayaks.
¥ *Trout fishing - when staying as a BnB guest, albiet packages may be available at an extra cost subject to availability.
¥ *Paddleboards.

Interaction with guests

We live nearby so are available for help if required, usually only a phone call away.

Staff and Services
Additional Extras – Please let us know if we can help with any of the following:
Daily servicing.
Meal delivery.
Chef on site.
Pantry stocked on arrival.
Airport transfer.
Activities and excursions.

Other things to note

Minimum stay of 2 nights with 3 nights on public holiday weekends and 4 at Easter.

Boat Shed
The lodge has the Otautu Bay boat ramp less than a minute drive from the property. The Lodge includes an on the water separate boat shed available on request. $100 one off fee for access (one off per stays of 1-7 days).

At request we can also offer a corporate package which can be catered and managed by staff.

Extra people $32 CAD / night after 6 guests
Cleaning Fee $135 CAD
Security Deposit $676 CAD
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed, 1 crib
Bedroom 3
1 queen bed
Bedroom 4
2 queen beds
Bedroom 5
2 bunk beds
House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 2PM
Check out by 11AM

- Guest(s) making a booking must be over 25 years of age.
- Rates are inclusive of GST.
- Minimum night stay of 2 nights all year around, 3 nights over statutory long weekends and 4 nights at Easter.
- Maximum house occupancy is 15 people. If this is breached we have the right to refuse entry.
- You are expected to leave the property in a clean state. Excessively littered and/or dirty conditions at departure will result in extended housekeeping hours being charged. This may include carpet cleaning or excessive rubbish removal for example. Any incurred charges such as dry cleaning or replacement of chattels may be on charged directly to customer.
- Smoking is not permitted anywhere inside Kereru Lodge.
- Consumption or smoking of drugs including synthetic drugs is expressly prohibited and will result in eviction and will be reported to the police.
- Loss of house keys and/or garage remote will incur a charge.
- Local phone calls are free of charge.
- Check in time is 2:00pm / Check out time is 11:00am. We can allow early arrivals and late departures when possible, but with advance notice.
- Compulsory midweek clean for stays over 8 nights at $140.
- Tui Bach or its owners accept no responsibility for any loss/damage or injury to guests or their property and we recommend you to arrange your own travel insurance prior to your stay.
- Whilst the owners strive to maintain all facilities and appliances in full working order, in the event of any malfunction, we will do our best to rectify the problem as soon as possible.
- Local phone calls are free of charge.
- Compulsory midweek clean for stays over 8 nights at $140.
- Please be respectful of all neighbours with regard to noise and use of the property.
- We supply a handbook with Rules & Regulations that apply to Kereru Lodge on your arrival which outline the running of the house. We ask you read through this once you are settled in to familiarise yourself with rubbish rules etc.

Safety features
Smoke detector
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher
2 nights minimum stay

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August 2017
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