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Resting Kiwi - peaceful haven close to lake

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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
1 night minimum
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Resting Kiwi is bright, light and modern this lower level (forest floor) apartment offers interior design flair and comfort. At the end of the prestigious Te Kopua St cul de sac lies the private Whitney Lane, part of the Whitney Family estate and driveway to your tranquil stay at Resting Kiwi Great Lake Taupo. Your outlook through the stunning bi fold cedar doors includes majestic redwood trees, the great lake and evening lights. Resting Kiwi is only 3 mins from waters edge and secluded swimming bay and and a short drive from yachts and boat trips, tennis courts, golf courses,kayaking fishing and mountain biking in the forest. Enjoy and relax with two guest rooms (each with queen size bed) the much larger studio room offers dining and kitchenette facilities comprising a full size fridge, m...Resting Kiwi is bright, light and modern this lower level (forest floor) apartment offers interior design flair and comfort. At the end of the prestigious Te Kopua St cul de sac lies the private Whitney Lane, part of the Whitney Family estate and driveway to your tranquil stay at Resting Kiwi Great Lake Taupo. Your outlook through the stunning bi fold cedar doors includes majestic redwood trees, the great lake and evening lights. Resting Kiwi is only 3 mins from waters edge and secluded swimming bay and and a short drive from yachts and boat trips, tennis courts, golf courses,kayaking fishing and mountain biking in the forest. Enjoy and relax with two guest rooms (each with queen size bed) the much larger studio room offers dining and kitchenette facilities comprising a full size fridge, micro wave, induction element, mini oven, coffee machine, toaster, engineered stone benchtop, Italian sink and tiles with cedar bi-fold doors opening to garden, a separate tv/dvd reading lounge for intimate downtime, private guest only courtyard with your own barbecue and new tiled bathroom/toilet facilities. Generous and modern for up to 4 people - 2 couples / family. Resting Kiwi also makes available the executive upper floor (Branch top) apartment by arrangement.More
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About the Owner
Jane A
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:December 2017
Interaction with guests
As the proprietor and director of experiences - meaning I love living at Great Lake Taupo and want to share it - I am happy to be as helpful and available as you need. I am a keen mountainbiker so know the local tracks like the back of my hand, I ski, swim, play tennis and walk my English Pointer Zoe on a daily basis. Whether it local walks, sights, cafes, trips on the Great Lake or local highlights such as Huka Falls or the Tongariro Crossing and the Australasia's highest and world award winning cafe, Knoll Ridge, I can point you in the right direction and provide great alternatives should the weather change and other options be needed. I live upstairs and enjoy a separate area that leaves you in charge and as engaged as you wish to be.
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Reviewed January 19, 2019 via mobile

A wonderfully restful setting, nestled amongst towering redwoods on the edge of Lake Taupo. Within 3mins walk we were diving into and kayaking around the quaint secluded wee bay at the end of the street. I was delighted that Jane let us use her kayak...More

Date of stay: January 2019
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Trail41645504991, VR Owner at Resting Kiwi - peaceful haven close to lake, responded to this reviewResponded January 20, 2019

Thank you Sandy and family - Zoe is missing all the extra attention but she'll hve to improve her rowing for next time ! I love preparing the apartment for wonderful guests like you ! Come back soon !

Reviewed December 13, 2018

We were so fortunate to stay at Resting Kiwi. The owner is amazing - so friendly and full of local tips and info! Very close to Taupo Kayaking Adventures - another fabulous thing to do in that area. The location is outside of town but...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Staffed Property
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Fishing Nearby
Refrigerator
Washer
Housekeeping Included
Towels Provided
Air Conditioning
Freezer
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Iron
Parking
Microwave
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Internet Access
Watersports Nearby
Toaster
Patio
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Would you recommend this rental to someone who plans to do many outdoor activities during their trip?YesNoUnsure
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Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.0 mi
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