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Queenstown, Otago





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Property ID: 4633

Property type and description
House - Main residence

Location notes

  • Central city suburb
  • Short drive to a lake
  • Located in mountain ranges
  • Located in forest / bush

Swap parties allowed at this property

  • Singles
  • Couples
  • Couples - Retired
  • Families

Swap periods available

  • School Holidays
  • Easter
  • Summer Holidays

Nearest Town / City

Nearest Airport
20 KM

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

About us

Member ID: 24808

We are an outside family of 4 with 2 girls 7&8 years old. We spend our time hiking, biking, skiing and camping. Papa is originally from Austria - and if you know anything about Austrian's you will know they are incredibly respectful of property and place and very clean!

Property description and facilities

Alpine chalet stye house, spread over 3 layers with elevated expansive views across the lake to the Remarkables. Private backyard in a suburban neighbourhood, a hop, skip, jump from Queenstown Bay.
2 x double rooms with Queen beds + 2 x children rooms with single beds.
House was recently renovated and is cosy with wood burner + a heat pump to take the edge off while the fire heats up. 2 x bathrooms (1 x shower & 1 x bath) with heated flooring.
Modern kitchen.
It is 40min bush walk to town or a 5 minute drive - buses come every 15mins to the bottom of the road and cost just $2 a ride with Beecard.
Enjoy everything Queenstown has to offer and return home to a house with character.

  • Bath
  • Car-port
  • Deck / Patio
  • Dishwasher
  • Firewood available
  • Freeview
  • Heatpump/underflloor heating
  • Indoor Shower
  • Insulated house
  • Internet
  • iPod Dock
  • Kids outdoor playground
  • Kids toys available
  • Mains water
  • Mobile Coverage
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Outdoor grassed area
  • Sky TV Sport
  • TV
  • Vegetable garden
  • Washing Machine
  • Wifi
  • Wood burner

Location description and facilities

Whats not to do in Queenstown?
Turn right and drive to Moke Lake or further to Wilson Bay for a swim or mountain bike, the road ends in Glenorchy at the top of the lake.
Turn left and enjoy the restaurants and bars of Queenstown, shopping, botanic gardens, lakeside walks, gondola, luge, jet boating and lake cruising.
Explore further to Arrowtown and the Arrow and Kawarau rivers - wineries, hiking, biking, rafting etc etc etc

Facilities close by:

  • Art gallery
  • Ballooning
  • Beach
  • Biking
  • Boat ramp
  • Boating
  • Bush Walking
  • Cafes
  • Canoeing
  • Cinema
  • Fishing
  • Go-carting
  • 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
  • Theatre
  • Water slides
  • Waterfalls
  • Weekend farmers markets
  • Windsurfing

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