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Property ID: 3294

Property type and description
Farmhouse - Main residence

Location notes

  • Outer city suburb
  • River frontage
  • Short drive to a lake
  • Short drive to a small village / town
  • Short drive to a golf course

Swap parties allowed at this property

  • Singles
  • Couples
  • Couples - Retired
  • Families

Swap periods available

  • Weekends
  • School Holidays
  • Easter
  • Summer Holidays

Nearest Town / City

Nearest Airport
13 KM

The location shown on this map is an approximate location, not the actual address of the property.

About us

Member ID: 778

We are a family of 4, Dad, Mum and 2 children - (14) and (11). We run an electrical business in Rotorua and have lived here for 18 years. We are originally from Taranaki. We enjoy traveling with our kids and each other, and want to see more of our beautiful country. Please feel free to ask about dates. We are open to anywhere and anything and will know pretty quickly whether your dates requested will work or not for us.

Our Dream Locations

Some locations we are interested in visiting

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Central North Island
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Hawkes Bay
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Wellington / Wairarapa
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Queenstown / Wanaka
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Property description and facilities

We have just renovated (from top to bottom new materials with some original features) our three bedroom farmhouse. Our home is light, warm and modern.
We live 12 minutes from central Rotorua, yet have the peace and quite of country life.
The Ngongotaha Stream meanders along the back of our property where there is some of the best trout fishing in the world.
Please see list of attractions near our home as we are very central to the tourism attractions.
Features we love about our home :
- Large modern country style kitchen,
- Indoor/Outdoor living with patios and courtyards and large stacker doors
- Star gazing from the spa with no light pollution.
- Large concrete driveway for kids to play on with scooters, bike and skateboards.
- Full gym.
- Wood fire for ambiance and coziness
- Heat pumps/ Air-conditioning for Convenience
- Large established trees, some with playhuts in them

  • Air-conditioning
  • Bath
  • BBQ
  • Bikes available
  • Boat Parking
  • Bore water
  • Deck / Patio
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Firewood available
  • Freeview
  • Games console
  • Heatpump/underflloor heating
  • Indoor Shower
  • Insulated house
  • Internet
  • Kayaks
  • Kids toys available
  • Life Jackets
  • Lock-up garage
  • Mains water
  • Microwave
  • Mobile Coverage
  • Outdoor grassed area
  • Spa / Hot tub
  • Trampoline
  • TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair access
  • Wifi
  • Wood burner

Location description and facilities

We live in the hub for tourism. What is special about our home is that we have the Ngongotaha Stream running right past out property. World class trout fishing right at our back door. Not to mention the Paradise Valley Lion Park is 5kms in one direction down our road, but 2 kms from our house in the other direction is Velocity Park (Agrodome) the Amazing Maze and Wingspan. Another 3 kms along the main rd and you are at Skyline Skyrides (Goldolas), Gravity Park, Rainbow Springs, Canopy Tours, the Ogo.... and the list keeps on going.

Facilities close by:

  • Archery
  • Art gallery
  • Biking
  • Boating
  • Bush Walking
  • Cafes
  • Cinema
  • Fishing
  • Go-carting
  • Golf
  • Gym
  • Hiking
  • Historical sites
  • Horseriding
  • Jet skiing
  • Kids playground
  • Lakes
  • Lawn bowling
  • Museum
  • Night clubs
  • Paddle boarding
  • Parks - Local or regional
  • Playing fields
  • Public library
  • Public swimming pool
  • Public transport
  • Pubs
  • Rafting
  • Restaurants
  • River
  • Rock climbing
  • Shopping
  • Skate park
  • Tennis
  • Ten-pin bowling
  • Theatre
  • Thermal pools
  • Weekend farmers markets
  • Zoo

Pets to care for at this property

There may be pets to care for on this property.

2 Cats. Can be feed by the neighbour or yourselves.
We have a 9 year old small dog but are likely to take him with us or house him with family.

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