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Lake Edge on Mokoia - Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence awarded in 2017

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Winter sunrise over Lake Rotorua
The Bach from the front garden
Winter sunset reflected in the lake
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Overview
3 bedrooms
1 bathroom
6 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Our sunny, traditional Kiwi bach (holiday home) is the perfect spot to relax and rejuvenate in our private, park like grounds! Two lovely bedrooms (one with King bed & one with Queen bed), the kitchen and lounge all look out over Lake Rotorua, with the 3rd twin bedded bedroom having lovely views over the garden. There is a sleepout available (additional charge per night) that contains 2 single beds a shower and a toilet - great for teenagers. You have your own access to the lake, via the garden. Boat access is via several boat ramps just minutess away, once launched leave your boat at the bottom of the garden. Located just a few minutes drive to Ngongotaha Village with Essence café, Four Square supermarket and takeaway shops all for your convenience. We are six minutes drive to popular ...Our sunny, traditional Kiwi bach (holiday home) is the perfect spot to relax and rejuvenate in our private, park like grounds! Two lovely bedrooms (one with King bed & one with Queen bed), the kitchen and lounge all look out over Lake Rotorua, with the 3rd twin bedded bedroom having lovely views over the garden. There is a sleepout available (additional charge per night) that contains 2 single beds a shower and a toilet - great for teenagers. You have your own access to the lake, via the garden. Boat access is via several boat ramps just minutess away, once launched leave your boat at the bottom of the garden. Located just a few minutes drive to Ngongotaha Village with Essence café, Four Square supermarket and takeaway shops all for your convenience. We are six minutes drive to popular tourist attractions:- Skyline skyrides, the Luge/Gondalas, Rainbow Springs, Mitai Cultural Show. The Agrodome - Sheep show, Farm tour, Bungy jump, the Zorb and jet boat rides. Rotorua city centre is just 12 minutes away and nearby is Hamurana Reserve with it's Redwoods walk to the source of the Hamurana Stream. Hamurana's 9 hole golf course is a short drive away. Within the area there are four of the major trout streams - Hamurana, Awahou, Waiteti and Ngongotaha. Okere Falls Store, home of the famous Beer Fest is also a short drive away and makes for great entertainment in October each year. Relax or go for the max! Rotorua has wonderful adventure tourism, Canopy Tours, world renown mountain bike tracks, white water rafting and hiking tracks. We are the lakes district of the North Island. Rotorua is also the centre of Maori culture and New Zealand's famous geothermal region. There really is something for everyone, so come on over, see for yourself! If you have special requests, just ask, you never know what we can manage! Please bring your own beach towels, other linen is provided. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
We live in a quiet neighbourhood so appreciate guests being considerate of this and not be too noisy. Please park in front of the garage
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Carey B
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2014
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Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

The house is simply beautiful, with marvelous views on the lake and great night sky. The house is very cosy and with a pleasant garden. Carey is a great and kind host who welcomed us and gave us a lot of tips for the local...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank FedericoV1133
CB1504, VR Owner at Lake Edge on Mokoia - Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence awarded in 2017, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. It was a pleasure meeting & hosting you and your lovely family. Enjoy your travels!

Reviewed March 9, 2018 via mobile

Amazing setting, with lovely garden and House. We enjoyed everything. Its direct on the lake and the views are great. It was hard to leave

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank Dieter K
CB1504, VR Owner at Lake Edge on Mokoia - Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence awarded in 2017, responded to this reviewResponded March 10, 2018

Thank you for your review, we are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us :). Happy travels!

Reviewed April 26, 2017

It's all about the view really, and it's absolutely stunning. Coming from Auckland and arriving here, it was just beautiful, some deep breathing staring into that view and the roller coaster ride, which is travelling overseas with 3 young children, started to abate. It was...More

Date of stay: April 2017
Thank crstdb
CB1504, VR Owner at Lake Edge on Mokoia - Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence awarded in 2017, responded to this reviewResponded April 27, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to place a review, it is much appreciated! I think the weather was interfering with the Wifi during that time as it's normally pretty good. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us in our piece of paradise!

Reviewed April 17, 2017

Although we unfortunately didn't end up staying in this property due to medical issues, I found Carey to be extremely caring, well organised and considerate at a very difficult time. She always replied promptly to emails and requests.

Date of stay: April 2017
Thank Clare M
CB1504, VR Owner at Lake Edge on Mokoia - Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence awarded in 2017, responded to this reviewResponded April 17, 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to place a review for me. I wish you a speedy recovery and hope to see you one day in the future 😊

Reviewed March 17, 2017

Small cottage style house on lake edge. All facilities with three bedrooms, main with King size bed. Although the house is older it was well maintained and presented with new floor coverings. Owner was very accomodating and helpful, we only wish we could have stayed...More

Date of stay: March 2017
Thank Donna S
CB1504, VR Owner at Lake Edge on Mokoia - Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence awarded in 2017, responded to this reviewResponded March 22, 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to place a review, we really appreciate it. Very p,eased you enjoyed the night view as much as the daytime one. Happy travels!

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Reviewed December 19, 2016

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Date of stay: December 2016
CB1504, VR Owner at Lake Edge on Mokoia - Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence awarded in 2017, responded to this reviewResponded December 20, 2016

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Reviewed December 10, 2016

Lovely house and gardens with wonderful views over the lake. A quieter area for those seeking peace and rest - had a lovely BBQ in the outside area one evening. Need to travel into Rotorua for meals out and seeing the sights. But the sulphur...More

Date of stay: November 2016
Thank John S
CB1504, VR Owner at Lake Edge on Mokoia - Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence awarded in 2017, responded to this reviewResponded December 11, 2016

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review. We are really pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for choosing our Bach for your stay!

Reviewed July 8, 2016

We were a family group of 4 grandparents and two children and this house was a perfect base for our Rotorua holiday. The weather was cold but the house was lovely and warm when we arrived. Great location and everything we needed. Would very much...More

Date of stay: July 2016
Thank 827neil
CB1504, VR Owner at Lake Edge on Mokoia - Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence awarded in 2017, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2016

Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback, it is really appreciated. We hope to see you back in the Summer when it will be warmer!

Reviewed January 16, 2016

We stayed here late December 2015. The accommodation was comfortable and well positioned to ensure a comfortable, peaceful and relaxing stay, while still being close enough to all the major attractions of the area. Carey was good to deal with and very friendly. Thank-you for...More

Date of stay: December 2015
Thank meyerglm
CB1504, VR Owner at Lake Edge on Mokoia - Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence awarded in 2017, responded to this reviewResponded January 28, 2016

Thank you so much for your review. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for choosing Lake Edge on Mokoia. Kind regards Carey & David

Reviewed December 23, 2015

We spend three night here overlooking Lake Mokoia and could have spent three months! To sit on our veranda with the beautiful view of the lake and surrounding mountains as well as the wonderfully kept garden was a marvellous experience. We didn’t want to leave!

Date of stay: December 2015
Thank Sue F
CB1504, VR Owner at Lake Edge on Mokoia - Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence awarded in 2017, responded to this reviewResponded December 26, 2015

Thank you for your valued feedback Sue. We are so lucky to have such a fabulous view! We are very glad you had such a great time and look forward to welcoming you back if you ever get a chance to return.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Air Conditioning
Grill
Books
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Freezer
Refrigerator
Housekeeping Included
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Outdoor Dining Area
Paper Towels Provided
Parking
Patio
Private Garden
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Water Views
Waterfront
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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Access
Car recommended
How to get there
We are located just a few minutes drive from Ngongotaha Village at 71 Mokoia Road. Head towards Tauranga, about 3kms out of the village take Keith Road on your right. At the end of Keith Road, turn right into Mokoia Road. We are on your left, look out for the gate that will be open for your convenience,
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