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Contemporary Architecture, Lake Views and a Sky full of Stars...

Contemporary 4 bedroom home sits proudly beside the Jack Nicklaus Kinloch Golf Club.
27 reviews
Contemporary 4 bedroom home sits proudly beside the Jack Nicklaus Kinloch Golf Club.
Impressive open plan spaces for families and friends to spread out.
Luxurious living spaces and highest quality finishings.
All four bedrooms offer ensuite bathrooms
All bedrooms have either golf course or landscaped outlooks
CBus Home Automation
All 4 bedrooms offer ensuites
Integrated 'pavilion' open plan with kitchen / dining.
Stone and Cedar features throughout the interior and exterior of the home.
A Media room - ideal for a place to watch the big game or relax !
Incredle views out over The Kinloch Club, Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course.
The View !
Huka Falls - a must visit for any stay at Dunalistair House.
Transfer Service and Rental Vehicles Available as part of your stay at Dunalistair
The Tongariro Alpine Crossing - One of the World's Great one day walks! Guides available.
Hobbiton - half way in between Dunalistair House at Auckland making it an ideal stop-off(only 1.5hr)
White Island - a stunning half day trip to an active offshore volcano.
Mitai - Maori Cultural Experience
Kayaks available to hire, or take a guided tour of some of the many bays of Lake Taupo
The Kinloch Club - a Top 100 in the world ranked golf course.
Orakei Korako - a No.1 ranked geothermal experience by lonely planet
Helicopter transfers can be arranged if required
The Barbary experience is a fantastic way to get out on the lake!
The Maori Rock Carvings - Lake Taupo.
Lake Taupo - crisp, clean water, great for families and gets up to 22 celsius in the summer!
Fantastic Fishing out on the Lake for large Trout!
Evening Sunsets by the shore.
World class formed mountain bike tracks from Kinloch - bike hire available.
Back country Trout fishing - some of the finest in the world.
Huka Falls Jet - the ultimate way to see The Huka Falls!
Incredible Taupo Landscapes - 'Mt Doom'
Pop out for game of golf on your doorstep!
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4 Bedrooms , 4 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Taupo, Taupo District, Waikato Region, North Island
Stunning panoramic views greet you at Dunalistair House. This 4 bedroom luxury holiday home is an architectural masterpiece, having won its architect multiple design awards on completion in 2009.

With unspoiled views of the incredible local landscapes along with New Zealand's top ranked golf course, the privacy and intimacy offered by this home are unparalleled. And after the gorgeous sunset, you'll discover a sky full of stars that you could never of dreamed possible.

Super king beds with Egyptian cottons complement the large open plan living areas. A gourmet chef's kitchen with all BBQ facilities ensure foodies are well catered for ! Incredible landscapes surround the home - You'll be forgiven for wanting to hunker down and never leave!

The Kinloch / Taupo / Rotorua region is an activity playground, so be prepared...
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About the Owner, Alistair T
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 81 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 41 days ago
Listed since : Sep 2011
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 27 reviews and 1 property
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Excellent - based on 27 reviews
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English first
A TripAdvisor Member
1 review
Reviewed May 16, 2017 for a stay in May 2017

Beautiful modern warm spacious house with great amenities. Right on the golf course so beautiful views. Already planning to go back next year.

Auckland Central, New Zealand
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
Reviewed January 2, 2017 for a stay in January 2017

My family and I have just spent an amazing few days at Dunalistair House! It was fantastic to have all the levels of comfort of a five star hotel but have the space that a family on holiday needs. All of the rooms had their own bathrooms and the tv room with sky tv/movies was great for the kids to...

Alex T
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
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Reviewed July 4, 2016 for a stay in June 2016
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Of all the holiday homes I have stayed in this tops the lot. 4 finely appointed bedrooms offer plenty space, and the views are just to out of this world. Great area to stay as well but you must have a car to get around. Alistair the owner was most helpful with arranging mountain bikes for us to explore the...

Management response:

Hi Alex - Thanks so much for your fantastic review. We are delighted that you had such a great time staying at Dunalistair House. I know you were keen to get out on the Waihaha mountain bike track with its unique water taxi as well, so next time you come back, I'll ensure that we fit that in the schedule...


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  • Boat Available
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fax
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Garage
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(4)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shower Rooms (2)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Please respect locals and neighbours by keeping outdoor noise to a minimum. We will allow pets under certain circumstances. The golf course which borders the house, is out of...
    2 Full baths
    2 Showers
    4 Kings
    1 Sofa
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Dec 15, 2017 -
Mar 31, 2018
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  • Damage Deposit: $400 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighborhood
Dunalistair House is located within the gated community of The Kinloch Club, the only Jack Nicklaus Signature Course in New Zealand and #1 ranked golf course in the country. The views and local countryside are incredible, with soft rolling hills, complemented by native New Zealand plantings and forest.

It is recommended to have a vehicle while staying at Dunalistair House to explore this diverse region. Attractions include Huka Falls, Aratiatia Rapids, Huka Jet, boating on Lake Taupo, and in Rotorua within an hour, fun activities include Ogo, Rainbow Springs, Te Puia, Wai O Tapu. Speak to Alistair about the abundance of activities available in the region.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Taupo: 14.9 mi
Only 15 minutes drive from Taupo airport. Or a 3 hour drive from Auckland airport. On the way is Waitomo Caves or Hobbiton which are both excellent stops to break the journey if you have kids in the car !

We can assist with car hire from all the major airports with preferential rates with leading car hire companies as part of your stay at Dunalistair House.

Enquire with the owners for more details.

Dunalistair House, being located in the central North Island, is only 10 minutes away from the main North / South trunk road. So access to all the main centres of the North Island is straightforward (driving in New Zealand is relatively simple with uncomplex road networks).
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 1.5 mi.
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