Taupo Country Home and Gardens

House - Private room · Clearwater Ln, Taupo, Waikato 3377, New Zealand

The Space

Our home is a spacious 5 bedroom family home with amazing views over open spaces towards the mighty Waikato River and Mt Tauhara.
We have two living areas, a large kitchen that you are free to use, and comfortable bedrooms. We are open to children staying, just let us know.

We have a laundry available for your use.
We also have chickens for fresh free range eggs!
Our gardens are being developed and maturing and ready to be enjoyed.

Heaps of off street parking.
Our home is full of books, games, wifi, music, piano and guitar if you would like to entertain us with your abilities.

We live in a comfortable part of town, all the homes around us are also on 2 acres, and one can easily walk to the CBD in about 15minutes, but takes a bit longer coming home as it is up hill!! There is no public transport, so a car would be necessary to enjoy Taupo.

Room type: Private room
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 6
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 3.5
Beds: 3
Extra people: $30 / night after the first guest
Weekly Price: $330 /week
Monthly Price: $850 /month
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Cancellation: Moderate
Pet Owner: Some pets

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  • Very friendly family offering a beautiful and comfortable bedroom with private bathroom in a cosy home.
    I enjoyed my stay very much, everything was fantastic and I would love to come back one day!

    April 2014
  • It was a beautiful house. Raewyn and Claire were extremely helpful. Raewyn took me around town and Claire dropped me off at the Wairakei Terraces the next day. I just wish that I knew the place earlier so I could've booked there for an extra few days. The place felt like an absolute 6-star-hotel - though Raewyn is very humble about that. The room has an ensuite with all the modern amenities and a warm shower, a very comfortable bed. The deck outside the living room has a great view of the lake. Raewyn also allowed me to play her piano which greatly relieved my itch for musical expression. Raewyn cooked me a very good breakfast with scrambled eggs (off her hens) and cereal with fruits (off her fruit trees). I had a great time! The place is highly recommended to all.

    March 2014
  • Wonderful accommodation and highly recommended. Raewyn was a wonderful host and ensured our stay was memorable.

    March 2014
  • I really loved staying here, Raewyn was a brilliant host. I had a really comfortable room and the house and property is just lovely. My stay there was a pleasure.

    March 2014
  • We enjoyed our stay with Raewyn. The location has a lovely view, is convenient to Taupo. Raewyn was helpful in suggesting sights to see in the area. We drove to Tongariro National Park in a little over an hour, lots to explore there even on a bad weather day. Also very close to the Rotorua sights which we saw on our way out. Breakfast was a nice spread of cereal, yogurt, fruit, coffee, tea. Our room space was nice and large, the bathroom adjoining large with a nice shower.

    March 2014
  • Simply amazing! Thanks so much dear Raewyn, Kevin an Claire for being the most humble and relaxing hosts one can imagine. I loved every single second I spent in/with your beautiful garden, house and family. Time to figure out how to do it all again next year :-) Sending you happy greetings! Celia

    March 2014
  • Thank you for this great stay! I felt very welcome and got a lot of directions like were to go and what to do during my stay. During breakfast you can enjoy a very lovely gardenview, and the house is nearby the city centre of Taupo. Perfect place to explore the central of the Northern Island! One of the best stays I had!

    February 2014
  • Raeeyn and her family were very accommodating and friendly! They welcomed us into their home. They went over and above our expectations. The breakfast was absolutely delicious. Thank you!

    February 2014
  • I have nothing but compliments for Raewyn and her household. They were thoroughly welcoming hosts. The house is large, modern and spacious with some surprisinly impressive views over the Taupo area. You feel like you're in a country house, even though the place is only 5 to 10 minutes drive from the middle of downtown Taupo. Would not hesitate to recommend it.

    February 2014
  • We had a wonderful stay at Raewyn's home. They were very hospitable and accommodating. The room is quiet and tucked away at the back of the home, with an en suite bathroom. I think we enjoyed their two dogs and the gorgeous views the most. They were so kind to have left breakfast out for our enjoyment, at our leisure. Beautiful family.

    December 2013
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About
We are a relaxed family, who have a spacious family home on the edge of town. Our five children have scattered themselves, leaving the nest empty - and ready for others to enjoy the space, scenery and gardens. We have two dogs that share our 2 acres: Ollie who loves to play soccer with anyone energetic enough, and Poppy who is just a puppy that exhausts everyone!! Kevin and I have lived in Taupo for 20 years, and are well acquainted with what Taupo has to offer. From fishing to golf, cafe's and restaurants, mountain biking, triathlons, walks/hiking, water sports to name a few. We are used to having guests share our home, and have been couch surfer hosts for a number of years, but would like to broaden our hosptiality. Ideally, you would need a car to enjoy what Taupo has to offer, and we have plenty of off street parking. We are happy for those touring in a campervan, who want a break........for you to park in the driveway, and enjoy a night or two of home comforts. We are flexible, and if you have any special requests - just ask!!
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