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Queenstown, Otago

Bedrooms

3

Bathrooms

2

Max People

6

Pets Possible

Pets Possilbe

Property ID: 582

Property type and description
House - Main residence

Location notes

  • Short drive to a river
  • Short drive to a lake
  • Located in mountain ranges
  • Short drive to snow fields
  • Short drive to 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

  • Weekends
  • School Holidays
  • Christmas
  • Easter
  • Summer Holidays

Nearest Town / City
Queenstown

Nearest Airport
Queenstown
5km KM

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

About us

Member ID: 2619

We are a family of four, 2yr girl and 6yr boy from Queenstown. We love the lifestyle of Queenstown, the outdoors, the mountains and feel so lucky to live in such a beautiful place! We have just finished building our home, which we love. It is sunny and warm and open, with amazing flow and we just love living here!

Property description and facilities

Our new home is situated at Shotover Country, a very sunny spot with mountain views. The house has great indoor/outdoor flow to a lovely deck and lawn, is open plan with a central kitchen, which is great for entertaining with it's huge industrial oven. The house is beautifully sunny with lots of windows, with a gas fire and heat pump to keep cosy in the cold weather. The yard is fully fenced and very safe for children. There is a sandpit, slide and swings and a trampoline, and a deck and a hammock for the adults! The Queenstown Trail, a fantastic, incredibly scenic 100km network of trails is right across the road. Both the Remarkables and Coronet Peak ski areas are approx 25 minutes from our door. The Gibbston Valley wine area is only 10 minutes drive with its fantastic wineries and restaurants. Arrowtown is less than 10 minutes drive and downtown Queenstown only 15 minutes away.

  • Air-conditioning
  • Bath
  • Bikes available
  • Cot
  • Deck / Patio
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • Freeview
  • Heatpump/underflloor heating
  • Hifi / Music System
  • Indoor Shower
  • Insulated house
  • Internet
  • Kids outdoor playground
  • Kids toys available
  • Lock-up garage
  • Mains water
  • Mobile Coverage
  • Outdoor grassed area
  • Trampoline
  • TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair access
  • Wifi

Location description and facilities

The Queenstown Trail, a 100km network of trails is right across the road. Queenstown is 15 minutes drive. The Kawarau River and the Shotover River are a short drive away. Arrowtown is less than 10 minutes away. Remarkables and Coronet Peak ski areas are approx 25 minutes drive. There is a lovely new cafe/bar/restaurant 10 minutes walk from the house, which brews its own beer and makes its own ice-cream and bread! Frankton beach is 5 minutes drive, a great swimming beach on a hot summers day! Gibbston Valley is 10 minutes drive for fantastic wineries and restaurants. We are surrounded by golf courses, in Arrowtown (less than 10 minutes), Kelvin Heights (10-15 minutes), Jacks Point (10 minutes) and Frankton (5 minutes).

Facilities close by:

  • Ballooning
  • Biking
  • Boating
  • Bush Walking
  • Cafes
  • Canoeing
  • Cinema
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Gym
  • Hiking
  • Historical sites
  • Horseriding
  • Ice skating
  • 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
  • Sailing
  • Shopping
  • Skate park
  • Snow skiing
  • Snowfields
  • Swimming beach
  • Tennis
  • Ten-pin bowling
  • Waterfalls

Pets to care for at this property

There may be pets to care for on this property.

We have a cat, which can either be taken care of by a family member who lives upstairs in a self contained unit (separate access and very private), or by the guest in our home.

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