Please note that the cottage is currently under construction and will be welcoming the first guests on 27 December 2018. The images below are artists impressions only however they do reflect the actual look and feel of the interior design of the cottage. A minimum amount of vegetation has been removed and the cottage is surrounded by Manuka bush rather than a lawn.
The living area consists of a full kitchen, dining and lounge area. Enjoy bush views from every corner. During the day the sun will stream in from the skylights and at night you can enjoy the night sky from the luxury of your lazy chair in the lounge. A cozy woodburing fire place will keep the cottage nice and warm. Full width deck across the living area will provide a seamless indoor/outdoor flow.
Just a 50 m walk through the bush from the cottage is a clearing where you can sit and watch the sun go down over Mt Ruapehu.
The bathroom has a fully tiled spacious shower and two side by side freestanding baths. The baths are postioned so you can look out into the bush in total privacy. Create your own sensual bathsalts or bath oil, by selecting your preferred essentail oil from the the range provided . Double vanities are provided should two couples travel together , each couple can have their own space.
Luxury bathrobes are also provided.There is a seperate laundry facility with washing machine , dryer and washing powder is provided. The toilet is seperate from the bathroom.
The cottage has two spacious identical bedrooms, each with a luxury pillow top king size bed. Each bedroom has native bush view from the bed, so wake up and enjoy the views. Who knows deer might walk past your window.
Naturally fresh linen in provided. Stay warm on a chilly night with the electric blanket.
Welcome breakfast provisions
The cottage is self catering however there will be plenty of breakfast supplies to get you off to a good start. This includes a range of cereals, yoghurt, milk, juice, eggs, sausages, seasonal fruit, selection of breads , butter, jam, honey and even French croissants for you to bake off in the oven.
The pantry is stocked with the all the essentials like flour, oil, vinegar, spices, salt and pepper and more to make it simple for you to prepare your own meals. There is a great range of places to eat in Ohakune. The New World Supermarket in Ohakune is just a short 15 minute drive away.
Zero waste naturally
We encourage you to join us on our Zero waste journey. It is very unlikely that you will find any single use plastic items in the cottage. Any plastic we use must be fully recyclable or reusable . Please help us to recycle your cardboard, paper, cans, plastics and glass using the bins provided. Food scraps will go in the compost bin. We even provide you with shopping bags for your grocery shop.
All our cleaning materials and bathroom amenities are made from 100% natural ingredients, made in NZ and preferably handmade .This includes the shampoo, soap, dishwash detergent and washing powder.
We collect our own water and all waste water is processed on site.
100% Smoke free
The cottage is located in native NZ bush that has been protected by the Environment Court. It is therefore essential we have a no smoking ban on the entire block of land. Should you wish to smoke this can only take place on the roadside car park. We trust that you understand the fire risk involved with smoking.