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The School House

SuperhostMakarora, Otago, New Zealand
Entire cottage hosted by Bridget
4 guests2 bedrooms2 beds1 bath
Entire home
You’ll have the cottage to yourself.
Sparkling clean
9 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
Bridget is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Great location
95% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
The School House has been in the valley since 1945. On the Makarora river with an alpine cabin feel, north facing and a 2 min walk across the paddocks to the river. A 40 min drive from Wanaka and 1 hr drive from Haast on the West Coast. Self catering and sleeps 2-4 adults/children in 2 open plan bedrooms. Lovely big garden, pet sheep and the school bus 'billy' . The Schoolhouse is one of the oldest properties in the valley and true rural living in the mountains. My family often visit thier home.

The space
Self catering. A full kitchen , dining/lounge, an alcove queen bedroom, 1 open plan double bedroom & shower room and seperate toilet .The views northfacing/west from the kitchen/living/bedroom are panoramic. The schoolhouse integrity still remains even through renovations have taken place for more comfort and practicality. 2 night minimum stay is encouraged for you to really enjoy yourselves in our beautiful valley. The property has been treated for pest control which is really a necessity in this rural environment.

Guest access
The entire cottage is available

Other things to note
Please smoke outside
The School House has been in the valley since 1945. On the Makarora river with an alpine cabin feel, north facing and a 2 min walk across the paddocks to the river. A 40 min drive from Wanaka and 1 hr drive from Haast on the West Coast. Self catering and sleeps 2-4 adults/children in 2 open plan bedrooms. Lovely big garden, pet sheep and the school bus 'billy' . The Schoolhouse is one of the oldest properties in the…

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 double bed

Amenities

Hangers
Free parking on premises
TV
Kitchen
Essentials
Iron
Heating
Wifi
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm
Unavailable: Smoke alarm

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4.82 out of 5 stars from 50 reviews
4.82 (50 reviews)

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Location

Makarora, Otago, New Zealand

The Makarora valley is 10 km long and a permenant residency of 70 people. Valley farms deer , cattle and sheep. Very mountainous on both sides of the road . Wilkin , Teal , Young valley's and 2020m Mount Shrimpton. The river is very close you can sometimes hear it . Hiking, jetboating , fishing and scenic flights all accessible from here. There is no supermarket.
The Makarora valley is 10 km long and a permenant residency of 70 people. Valley farms deer , cattle and sheep. Very mountainous on both sides of the road . Wilkin , Teal , Young valley's and 2020m Mount Shrimp…

Hosted by Bridget

Joined in January 2016
  • 289 Reviews
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  • Superhost
Bridget is a retired corporate mature lady who now shares her love for the mountains and wilderness that surround her. Her calming personality is a reflection of her simple, uncomplicated yet rewarding lifestyle with her 2 labradors. Bridget has travelled extensively, loves her photography and enjoys her mountain top adventures.
Bridget is a retired corporate mature lady who now shares her love for the mountains and wilderness that surround her. Her calming personality is a reflection of her simple, uncomp…
During your stay
Bridget will meet you on arrival and make sure you are comfortable with your accommodation.
Bridget is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
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Things to know

House rules
Check-in: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Checkout: 10:00 AM
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events