Large elevated deck area, great outdoor social occasionsLarge elevated deck area, great dining occasions
Distinctive Lake Edge Cottage
Distinctive Lake Edge Cottage
6 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
1 bath
6 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
1 bath
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Your own lake-edge newly refurbished cottage. A perfect base for your skiing holiday, with fast and easy access to both ski fields and Queenstown centre. Imagine standing on the large deck viewing amazing views of both the lake and mountains. Fully heated, Free unlimited Wifi, parking, 60" HDMI TV and Netflix. Airport, local pubs, restaurants and cafes are all close by, as are golf courses, swimming pool, gym and shops. Situated directly on the virtually flat, lakeside walking/cycling trail.

The space

Come and take a walk by the lake and feed the ducks. Enjoy a short 5 minute flat stroll to the lakeside "boatshed cafe" for breakfast or lunch. Alternatively, head the other direction and enjoy the Hilton Hotel bar, restaurants and health facilities. This is your own fully heated lake edge cosy cottage, which has recently been renovated and is refurbished and modernised, almost everything is new!

Please message us if you have questions.

Your cottage is located directly by the lake. Ideal for accessing Queenstown centre, Frankton shopping area and our local ski fields. It is also just far enough away from Queenstown to avoid the noise, hustle and bustle of a busy tourist town. It offers Incredible wide panoramic views from its elevated deck, perfect for socialising with friends or family at the end of a busy or active ski day.

Two car parking spaces, located in front and directly behind the property, offer free parking.

Our recent refurbishment has focused on ensuring quality, ease of use and by simply asking ourselves the question, does it enhance stay and experience! Our guiding principle has been to help relax, rejuvenate, and invigorate.

The cottage has always been used by ski groups, romantic couples, families with children and adult only active outdoor groups, all looking for an amazing escape!

The cottage offers everything needed for the traveller a long way from home.

The large front private deck/balcony overlooks incredible wide and expansive views of the amazing adjacent lake and mountains. It is wonderful for savouring your favourite wine & cheese, having a barbeque, or enjoying celebratory drinks all possible whilst watching incredible sunsets!

The deck is also great for starting the day, enjoying a morning coffee or juice or catching up on a favourite book, all whilst being outdoors. The small covered deck area ensures you can keep dry on those occasional rainy days!

The master bedroom is set up with a very comfortable Queen sized bed. The second bedroom is also set up with a comfortable Queen sized bed, both beds are fitted with an electric blanket, electric thermostatically controlled wall heaters and heated towel rails. Both rooms have ample storage space, bedside lights and spare power points. The curtains ensure any light is kept out and to a minimum. All bed linen and towels are included in your stay and are of a luxury standard. Complimentary shower gel, shampoo, and conditioner are also provided.

(Complimentary portable baby cot available, strictly upon request.)

A separate shower bathroom also offers toilet facilities.
A complimentary hair dryer is provided. Additional power points are located above the basin.

The spacious lounge is open, with ample room for entertaining and seating for large groups. The floor to ceiling lake facing windows, ensure lots of sunlight can enter the space. A fully equipped kitchen offers everything needed to produce a gourmet meal. A Microwave and electric oven and stove. A rice maker, toaster, kettle, coffee plunger and all crockery, cutlery, and utensils. Complimentary tea, coffee, and a small selection of herbal teas and basic spices are also provided for cooking.
Local grocery and basic liquor store are 5 minutes drive away. A clothes washer and dryer (complimentary detergent provided) and clothes horse, iron and ironing board complete everything needed whilst away from home.

The breakfast bar and deck large table offer space for those casual dining moments in with family, friends or colleagues.

Technology:
Free unlimited high-speed internet/WIFI means video conferencing, games, music, and video will deliver a great media experiences.

If you carry your own media entertainment on a USB stick, this can be used via the blue-ray/DVD player connected to the lounge TV.

Guest access

After a confirmed booking is made, we will message you with full details of our check-in procedure. During your stay, you will have sole access to all areas of the property.

Interaction with guests

When we travel sometimes we want to be social, sometimes we do not. Similarly, sometimes we want advice and sometimes we like to discover things ourselves. With this in mind, we like to make arrangements with each guest to ascertain needs or desires. We will likely arrange to greet you on the first day of your arrival, this is to ensure you have everything you need and understand how things work in the house. We will answer any questions you may have and when we know a little more about your visit, likes, and dislikes, offer some friendly tips and ideas for your stay!


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Amenities
Pets allowed
Heating
Kitchen
Family/kid friendly

Prices
Extra people $75 NZD / night after 4 guests
Cleaning Fee $145 NZD
Security Deposit $500 NZD
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed

House Rules
No smoking
No parties or events
Check in time is 3PM - 8PM
Check out by 10AM

Please:

Treat our home with care.. also our neighbours with respect.

Remove footwear inside the house.

Ensure all kitchenware is washed up and items returned to their original place.

If you use the oven, please ensure all food being cooked is covered and give the oven a quick wipe over immediately after use, this helps us keep it nice, shiny and new for the next person.

No smoking Inside. Smoking is permitted outside on the deck. If smoking, please ensure all windows/doors are kept closed and that any used cigarettes are disposed of safely.

Respect quiet times, our home is in a residential area, where people like you may be working shift hours. TV noise, music, and loud chatter can carry easily. Be mindful to keep any noise to a respectful level.

Take any party into town, and leave it in town.

Do not invite any person who is not booked to stay in our townhouse, back to the house. The reservation is strictly limited to confirmed guests only.

Townhouse heating system: The lounge heatpump unit is thermostatically set to 22 degrees as default. Please leave all doors and windows closed when this is in use.

Additionally, thermostatically controlled heaters are located in all other areas of the cottage, please leave all these set to their default settings.

Both bedrooms have electric blankets fitted to beds, please use these if required, and remember to turn them off after use. Additional blankets are also provided just in case, but are likely not required.

No parties are to be held on the premises.

No snowboards/skis are to come into the house.

Huge thanks, Pete & Sarah.


Cancellations

Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector

Availability
The minimum night stay for this listing varies.

139 Reviews

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Barbara User Profile
September 2017
Sarah and Pete's cottage was just perfect, beautifully presented, clean and tidy, and with amazing views. The location was ideal, very private and peaceful. We would definitely stay at the cottage again.

Fion User Profile
August 2017
Pete is a very good host. Easy to communicate. He lives nearby and being very helpful during our stay. The cottage is newly renovated and clean. The lake front location is perfect for vacation. Highly recommended.

Elinora User Profile
July 2017
Perfect little place to come home to and relax after a busy day out. Such comfortable beds and couches and kitchen has everything you need. The view out to the lake was exactly what we were looking for when booking a place and this didn't disappoint! Sarah was a great host, although we didn't actually meet, and we knew she was only a text away. The comfort of this home made our trip all the more enjoyable and we would highly recommend a stay here!
Sarah & Pete User Profile
Response from Sarah & Pete:
Elinora, thanks for booking with us. Very happy the house didn't disappoint and you both enjoyed the views of the lake and mountains. Your recommendation to others is appreciated.
July 2017

Nicki User Profile
July 2017
Would highly recommended this place, beautiful location with views down the lake and right on the waterfront. House was really clean, cosy, and tastefully furnished. Sarah and Pete were very accomodating and provided very useful information and we're just a message or phone call away. Can't wait to go back!
Sarah & Pete User Profile
Response from Sarah & Pete:
Nicki, it was a pleasure to host you and your family at the cottage. Pleased you considered all the new furnishings, tasteful. Also that the cottage was cosy and clean. These things are really important to us as well. We hope to see you at the cottage again soon. Take care.
July 2017

Hannah User ProfileHannah is a superhost.
June 2017
This place was an absolute gem!! Pete and Sarah were great hosts throughout our stay, happy to assist with any request, even booked us a taxi to town! Cottage was super with amazing views from the deck, perfect for a vino or two. Great location for easy access to the Remarkables and Coronet ski fields. Loved the comfy bed, the decor throughout and also the big couch! It was a warm and comfortable cottage with a luxurious and cozy feel. Will definitely be back!
Sarah & Pete User Profile
Response from Sarah & Pete:
Thanks for staying! We are both really pleased you had a great time and loved the outlook and easy access to the Remarkables and Coronet ski fields. It's a great location, especially being directly adjacent to the lake. We are glad you felt the cottage was comfortable and cosy. Hope to see you again very soon.
June 2017

Kate User Profile
March 2017
Great place to stay. Great location, very clean and tidy. Lorraine was lovely to deal with.

Hayden User Profile
December 2016
Really nice place, right on the lake front with a great deck for bbq's and a few drinks whilst enjoying the sunset.

Queenstown, New ZealandJoined in December 2015
Pete & Sarah User ProfilePete & Sarah is a superhost.

Pete and Sarah have both lived in Queenstown for more that 12 years. We are both hospitality management professionals.

Originally, Pete is from the UK and Sarah, Zambia. Together we decided Queenstown is just too good to leave. Passionate about our work, Pete is a Manager of hotels, hospitality, project and event management. Sarah is a Manager within food & beverage led businesses specifically, specialising in all things fish and loving wine! Together we have professionally or personally, experienced most of what our incredible hometown has to offer! Creative types, we love a good novel, film, non-fiction and all things events, music, arts and live entertainment. These things make us smile.

We have both travelled the world extensively, love to socialise, meet new people and experience new cultures. Adventurous types, we have recently returned home from working in the Western Highlands, Papua New Guinea. If you have any questions or would like suggestions or advice, please ask.

We look forward to welcoming you, and are confident you will enjoy your stay in our slice of paradise!

Languages: English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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