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Entire house hosted by Penny
7 guests4 bedrooms5 beds2 baths
Entire home
You’ll have the house to yourself.
Outstanding hospitality
4 recent guests complimented Penny for outstanding hospitality.
Are you ready to go back to school? Our house was originally part of the former Tuatapere Primary School. It has been fully renovated by previous owners with quality fixtures into a modern, comfortable and warm home with a few quirky original details retained. It's a big house so big parties have enough space to spread out.

For 2 - 3 guests we recommend booking the front part of the house only (no other guests will be staying in the rest) - see our listing "Silvereye".

The space
The property is very private, situated on a big section landscaped with New Zealand native plants and fruit trees.

The house has a large kitchen with dining area, two living areas, two bathrooms, two queen bedrooms, one twin and one single bedroom, and a laundry.

You will have a large, well equipped kitchen for your use with basic staples such as oil, salt, pepper, sugar, tea, coffee, and fresh herbs. The sunny, open plan living/dinning area has a wood fire for cold days and leads to the sheltered, north facing yard.

The first bathroom has both a shower and bath and is accessible directly from the bedroom. For bigger parties there are another two bedrooms at the other end of the house that have access to a second bathroom and another living area also with a wood fire. For the superhero of your party there is also a smaller room with a king single bed.

For couples and parties of 2 to 3 guests we recommend booking the front part of the house only - kitchen, lounge, bathroom and queen bedroom, with the possibility of an additional king single bed set up in the lounge. The rest of the house will NOT be used by other guests. See our listing "Silvereye".

Guest access
You will have access and exclusive use of the whole house and backyard.
Are you ready to go back to school? Our house was originally part of the former Tuatapere Primary School. It has been fully renovated by previous owners with quality fixtures into a modern, comfortable and warm home with a few quirky original details retained. It's a big house so big parties have enough space to spread out.

For 2 - 3 guests we recommend booking the front part of the house only (no other g…

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 king bed
Bedroom 3
2 single beds
Bedroom 4
1 single bed

Amenities

Wi-Fi
Kitchen
Free parking on premises
Essentials
Indoor fireplace
Heating
Washing machine
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm

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This host offers 25% off if you stay a week and a 30% monthly discount.
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Location

Tuatapere, Southland, New Zealand

Our house is at the edge of town but here that means only a short walk to the "CDB". The Humpridge Track office is only 650m away. Tuatapere has a good 4 Square supermarket for your groceries and a few eaters/cafes - ask us for recommendations. There are a few galleries and shops. Two service stations offer 24/7 fuel, and there is a medical centre and pharmacy depot.

The Tuatapere Domain is a short but stunning walk through native lowland podocarp forest and easily accessible from our house, or there are longer bush walks if you would like to stretch your legs. Some of the nearby attractions include: the Humpridge Track, tramps along the Southern Coast, the awesome Wairaurahiri Jet experience, Lake Hauroko, the Great Totara Trees walk, the self-guided Clifden Caves, the historic bridge at Clifden, fabulous beach and farm horse trekking in Orepuki, beach combing and foraging, hunting, fishing and more.
Our house is at the edge of town but here that means only a short walk to the "CDB". The Humpridge Track office is only 650m away. Tuatapere has a good 4 Square supermarket for your groceries and a few eaters/c…

Hosted by Penny

Joined in January 2020
  • 7 Reviews
My husband and I along with our 3 very busy children live on a sheep and beef farm in the Tuatapere area. I am originally from the North Island and have been living here for almost 10 years now and absolutely love it! If you were interested in visiting the farm we would love to show you around if it suited at the time of your stay.
My husband and I along with our 3 very busy children live on a sheep and beef farm in the Tuatapere area. I am originally from the North Island and have been living here for almost…
During your stay
I do not live close by so will not be there to greet you, I will however be a phone call or message away if needed.
There will be a lock box with a combination that you will receive when your booking is confirmed
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Response time: within an hour
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Things to know

House rules
Check-in: After 4:00 pm
Checkout: 10:00 am
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Safety & Property
Carbon monoxide alarm not reported Learn more
Smoke alarm