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Front entrance of house with plenty of secure off street parking on property..Front entrance of house.
Foster Home Bed and Breakfast, sleeps 25
Foster Home Bed and Breakfast, sleeps 25
16 guests
7 bedrooms
16 beds
2.5 private baths
16 guests
7 bedrooms
16 beds
2.5 private baths
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Our home is ideal for shared accommodation, originally built as the children's Foster home.
There are seven bedrooms available for guests. Available are a bedroom with a super king size bed, a bedroom with 2 queen size beds and a third bedroom with a queen bed. Fourth bedroom has a double bed. The fifth bedroom has a single bunk bed and 3 single beds. The sixth bedroom has four single beds. Seventh bedroom has king single and bunks.
Electric gate and off street parking provides superb security.

The space

There are seven bedrooms available. An extra three guests can utilize a double air mattress in the lounge and a single person can sleep on the comfortable 3 seater couch in the lounge. There is also a single portable bed that you are welcome to set up in one of the rooms if required.
Stairs access to our home and stairs within our home.
Huge backyard with orchard, bar b que and outdoor entertainment area.

Guest access

The communal areas available to guests include the lounge, dining room, kitchen, laundry and backyard.
You will be provided with a remote control key for the electric gate to gain access to the property. This provides secure off street parking.

Interaction with guests

I am available on site to answer guest inquiries and provide advice on a variety of activities.

Other things to note

My daughters and I are keen snow skiers. This year, Mt Ruapehu have established a shuttle bus from Taupo up to Whakapapa ski field.
There are plenty of mountain biking trails and walking tracks in the vicinity.
Lake Taupo is the largest lake in the Southern hemisphere.

Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
2 queen beds
Bedroom 3
1 double bed
Bedroom 4
3 single beds, 1 bunk bed
Bedroom 5
2 single beds, 1 bunk bed
Bedroom 6
1 queen bed
Bedroom 7
1 single bed, 1 bunk bed
Common spaces
1 single bed, 1 couch, 1 air mattress
House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for infants (Under 2 years)
Check-in time is 4PM - 10PM
Check out by 10AM

Food and drink in kitchen and dining area only please.
There is new carpet and lino in the house, so please remove any footwear that may cause damage.
Please do not go downstairs into the garage, this is a private area.
The curtains at the front of the house in the dining room and the double queen bedroom have a raking ceiling with the curtain track attached at the same angle. Please do not move the curtains on the track. To open the curtains please lift the front edge of the curtain over the hold back at the outer edge of the window.
The white handled knives are bone handles and can not be washed in the dish washer. Please hand wash these utensils.
The new induction hob requires special cleaning. If there is a spillage whilst you are cooking, please clean it up with a damp cloth immediately to avoid permanent damage. The special products for cleaning the hobs are under the sink. This needs to be done after each use please.
The induction hob requires special, very expensive pots. These pots are not suitable to be washed in the dishwasher, please hand wash theses pots and their lids. Thank you.
Please don't put food scraps in the rubbish bin, there is a food scraps container in the kitchen and we put them in the compost bin. Thank you.


11 Reviews

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Karl User Profile
November 2017
A fantastic host offering up a massive and adaptable property to make your stay comfortable. Quick responses, polite and always happy to help with any lost items or travel tips. A great option this summer with the location, back yard and bbq.

Leanne User Profile
October 2017
Big house, lots of space for the children to run around. Central to Taupo centre.

Will User Profile
October 2017
Great stay with Nanette and the girls. Really good house for a group and perfect for our footy tournament. Thanks!

Vicky User Profile
August 2017
Thanks for being a great host and thanks to your children too for playing with my boys. It's a family friendly accommodation. I will surely recommend your place to my friends the next time they need to stay in Taupo.
Nanette User Profile
Response from Nanette:
Thank you Vicky, Jenny and Warwick, my girls and I had a wonderful time with your delightful family. Thank you so much for the generous gift you couriered to my girls, they were delighted by the wonderful surprise that arrived in the mailbox this week. Best wishes to your lovely family.
August 2017

Esther User Profile
August 2017

Gagan User Profile
July 2017
Good hospitality. Very friendly
Nanette User Profile
Response from Nanette:
Thanks Gagan, I'm glad your friends had such a good weekend. See you next month.
July 2017

Katherine User Profile
July 2017
Host was really friendly.

Taupo, New ZealandJoined in April 2017
Nanette User Profile
I am the mother of two fabulous daughters. Amelie is 10 years old and Aurelia is 7 years old. We love snow skiing, bike riding, sports, dancing, movies and reading. We are a fun and happy family.
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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