Look a mountain in the eye
This is the life! This mega package has it all - stunning lake location, huge land area and absolute privacy. Two dwellings nestle on the 4055sqm site which is enveloped by nature, has an overwhelming sense of serenity and awe-inspiring views across the lake and mountain. Comprising two titles, the property is a delight to enjoy with family and friends. The main home evokes the aura of a traditional Kiwi bach but with a funky modern twist. It has a relaxed quirky ambience, inspirational indoor-outdoor flow and a number of unique features that have strong links to the area. The timber flooring and timber framing was from sourced from a local wool shed and the white rounded bricks were made from mud created by Mt Tarawera's eruption in 1886. The fully functioning coal range adds character and harks back to rural life in New Zealand. The conservatory is bathed in sun and offers warmth and comfort throughout the year through solar energy and underfloor heating. The bathroom also has underfloor heating and there is a cost-effective waterless compost toilet. All rooms facing the lake seamlessly transition outdoors and capture living pictures of the spectacular landscape. The original house still has a presence and use. A big room upstairs will accommodate an overflow of guests while downstairs is a handy collection of storage cupboards. Potential exists for glamping. The large site is perfect for pitching tents, playing games and chilling out in peace and quiet. Glow worms create a magical backyard fairyland. Easy site access and a new retaining wall add value to this refuge in nature where life is a holiday all year round. Eco-rich Lake Tarawera is home to rainbow trout and is popular for fishing, water sports and hot water beaches.