Secluded lodge in forrest with stream on National Park near Mt Hutt ski field

Secluded lodge in forrest with stream on National Park near Mt Hutt ski field


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4 Bedrooms
Sleeps 10
2 Bathrooms
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Our home

Cute family lodge with complete privacy and seclusion. It's surrounded by year round attractions with incredible views out of every window. 4 bedrooms - 2 double downstairs with bathroom and 2 bedrooms upstairs (4 bunks in one/ 2 singles other) and bathroom. Undertile heating in kitchen and d/s bathroom. Lounge has a huge stone fireplace which heats the whole house. House is set up for entertaining with dining table seating up to 16, large outside decks with BBQ, dining area and spa. This is set into the deck to take in the view and famous Milky Way under the crystal clear night sky. Lots of activities or just relax on the large private deck to the sounds of the birds and stream!

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Who we are

  1. We're Jude and Steve. We are both self-employed professional business people. I have a architectural design studio and Steve is a private wealth manager. Steve has two children Kirsten 22 overseas and Sam 19 at Uni. We live in Christchurch on Sumner beach and live for the outdoors, sailing, skiing and travelling. We're new to house swapping and looking forward to it opening up our horizons and introducing us to new friends in far away places.

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Wairere (which means waterfall) is set in 55 acres of private beech forrest at the bottom of the Southern Alps. The property borders Mt Somers Subalpine walkway and Hakatere Conservation Area where you are minutes away from waterholes, walking tracks, rock climbing,fishing and hunting (deer, thar & chamois). 5 minute walk will take you to a natural outdoor ice skating and curling rink or to the local general store for great coffee & supplies.The house is 10 mins from the access road to Mt Hutt ski field and 15 mins away from Methven the local resort town. We are close to fantastic trout and salmon rivers and lakes as well as a famous Lord of the Rings site (Endora).

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