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KARAPIRO, WAIKATO

Bedrooms

4

Bathrooms

3

Max People

8

Pets Possible

Pets Possilbe

Property ID: 4587

Property type and description
House - Main residence

Location notes

  • River frontage
  • Lake frontage
  • In a small village / town
  • Short drive to vineyards
  • Short drive to a golf course

Swap parties allowed at this property

  • Singles
  • Couples
  • Couples - Retired
  • Families

Swap periods available

  • Christmas
  • Easter
  • Summer Holidays
  • Public Holidays

Nearest Town / City
Hamilton

Nearest Airport
Auckland
140 KM

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

About us

Member ID: 24271

We are a couple in our 50s who love to travel but due to events of recent times understand we have to stay closer to home. We have 4 (very well behaved) grandchildren aged between 3 and 13 that we love to share our time with and would like to introduce them to this beautiful country of ours via home exchange. We have 2 dogs that may (if permitted) come with us but not absolutely necessary as we do have a designated dog sitter, however we do prefer them to come along. We are very house proud and will treat your home with care and respect as if it was ours. We in turn hope for the same.

Property description and facilities

Our large home is on the Western side of Lake Karapiro with fantastic uninterrupted views of the Lake.

  • Air-conditioning
  • Bath
  • BBQ
  • Central heating
  • Deck / Patio
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • Electric Blankets
  • Freeview
  • Heatpump/underflloor heating
  • Indoor Shower
  • Insulated house
  • Internet
  • Kayaks
  • Life Jackets
  • Lock-up garage
  • Mains water
  • Microwave
  • Mobile Coverage
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Spa / Hot tub
  • Tank water
  • TV
  • Vegetable garden
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair access
  • Wifi

Location description and facilities

Karapiro is only 5 mins from the vibrant town of Cambridge wher you will find fabulous boutiques and amazing cafes and Bars. 20 mins to the larger town centre of Hamilton.
Centrally located it is approx one hour to Tauranga and Rotorua and less than one and half hours to Auckland and Taupo. 20 mins to Matamata (Hobbiton)
There is lots of activity at the Mighty River domain just minutes down the road - waterskiing, kayaking, jetskiing, boating, park, playgrounds and cafe. Sanctuary mountain is few minutes by car. The Te Awa Cycle Way is across the road and Waikato River Trail just minutes away.

Facilities close by:

  • Biking
  • Boat ramp
  • Boating
  • Bush Walking
  • Cafes
  • Canoeing
  • Cinema
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Gym
  • Hiking
  • Historical sites
  • Jet skiing
  • Kids playground
  • Lakes
  • Lawn bowling
  • Night clubs
  • Paddle boarding
  • Parks - Local or regional
  • Playing fields
  • Public swimming pool
  • Pubs
  • Rafting
  • Restaurants
  • River
  • Rock climbing
  • Sailing
  • Shopping
  • Skate park
  • Tennis
  • Theatre
  • Weekend farmers markets

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