Cosy rustic cottage close to SH1 , Tauranga-Taupo river & Lake Taupo.
I specialize in advice and arrangements for the famous Tongariro Alpine Crossing.
Mins to world class fly fishing Tongariro river & Turangi township with hot pools & restaurants. 45mins to Ski Ruapehu & Turoa & the Tongariro crossing walk. 30 mins to Taupo, 7mins south to Turangi
Walk across the road and you are on the Tauranga-Taupo river and Lake Taupo (see pics)
Check out my other listing Plum Tree Studio by lake & river
The cottage has a queen bed in the bedroom and has a sofa/fold out bed in the lounge. All linen & towels etc are supplied.
There is a fridge, bench top oven, electric frypan, double hotplate & microwave. All cutlery and pots & pans for cooking are supplied. Tea, coffee and artesian water and milk is supplied free of charge
In season - Xmas - the huge plum tree in front of the cottage (hence the name) will give you tasty plums right at your front door.
The Plum Tree Cottage has private access located at the front of the property and is separate to the main house. There is safe parking inside the gates directly in front of the cottage.
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There are two cafes 2mins away North and South of Plum Tree Cottage. The challenge service station on the corner does delicious take-aways. Their fish and chips are the best.
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Pauline your host will organize trout fishing guides and/or guided lake fishing. She will also organize other activities such as the Alpine Tongariro Crossing walk, shuttles to the crossing, white water rafting and biking trails.
Walk out the front gates of the cottage and you have access to amazing walks up the river for as long as you wish to tramp.
The walks around the foreshore of the lake are for all ages and the native birds and tracks are a delight.
If you wish you can cross the road and walk up the river (see pics on listing) to the lake or you may decide to walk a few metres to the end of the road ....1min and follow the Tauranga-Taupo river through well marked Dept of Consevation (DOC) tracks for as long as you wish - 20mins or several hour walks
The hosts main house looks directly south out to farmlands, the Kaimanawas and the Tongariro and Ruapehu mountains.
Continental breakfast is available at an extra cost and includes homebaking and home preserves
Check-in is from 2pm and check-out 10am unless otherwise arranged. I do not charge a cleaning fee so cottage should be left as found. The additional $25 per guest after two guests applies to children over 2 yrs or 1 adult
Semi-retired female who is fortunate to have a lifestyle property on the banks of the Tauranga-Taupo river running into Lake Taupo.
I would love to share the Plum Tree Cottage on my property with visitors but at the same time
having traveled extensively overseas I understand the need for a balance between privacy and being available if necessary to offer advice on this unique area of NZ
I am a trained medic (currently not practicing) so can assist in any medical emergency