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Front viewGuard dog watching over Hobbit Hole
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Tiny house

"Lake End" Retreat

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Paull & Sally

"Lake End" Retreat

Tiny house
2 guests1 bedroom1 bed1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
Self check-in
Check yourself in with the smartlock.
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Great location
100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.

Stay in a unique dwelling like an underground Hobbit Hole. Privately located overlooking a lake, native bush and pasture. Enjoy a continental breakfast indoors or relax on a deck surrounded by landscaped garden and bird song (over 35 different species of bird may be viewed). Stroll over a wooden board walk enjoying NZ bush including exotic trees and specie rhododendron. At night time you could have a visit from a Morepork (Native owl) or take a walk through the bush to see glow-worms.


Laptop friendly workspace
Free parking on premises
Hair dryer

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed

House Rules

Not safe or suitable for children (0-12) and pets
No smoking, parties, or events
Check-in is anytime after 3PM and check out by 10AM
Self check-in with smart lock


77 Reviews

David User Profile
September 2018
This place is really amazing. Made our long weekend in Taranaki just perfect. The hosts are engaging and can give loads of info about the region but also give you ample privacy. The room itself was perfect and the outdoor bath a highlight. Little touches like homemade poached fru…
Lysea User Profile
December 2018
Paull & Sally’s place is straight out of a fairytale! It is compact but has everything you need and more. With beautiful gardens and a view of the wetland it feels like you are lost in a storybook but are actually very close to New Plymouth town. Paull & Sally are also very warm …
Theo User Profile
December 2018
An outstanding place with the most perfect of settings. We were made to feel most welcome upon arrival and were amazed by the quality and little touches of lake end. The gardens and views are outstanding. A peace of perfection. I would and already have, recommended this place to …
Ayla User Profile
November 2018
What an experience! So lovely waking up each morning in this cozy, intimate space to the sound of birds and various other wildlife! A true kiwi nature experience. Would definitely come back here. Can't rate the tranquility and beauty of this place enough. Thank you Paull and Sall…
John User Profile
November 2018
Truly a magical place, Paull and Sally have made. You're not just booking a place to sleep, you're booking an experience ! I can say the "hobbit house" as we called it was probably the most unique place I have ever stayed and I have stayed in many places. Staying with Paul a…
Kristyn User Profile
November 2018
It feels a bit like camping, but more like camping in a fairy tale land. Not only was the hobbit hole more than expected with the luscious gardens but the gracious hosts took us on a little walk on their property at night which had an awe inspiring display of glow worms! It’s an …
Daniel User Profile
November 2018
Paull and Sally have a very beautiful place situated just a few minutes from New Plymouth city. They have put a lot of thought into this unique place. Hester and I enjoyed it very much. It is defnitely different, very clean and restful Thanks Paull and Sally you are wonderful and…

Hosted by Paull & Sally

Hurworth, New ZealandJoined in December 2016
Paull & Sally User Profile
78 Reviews
I'am a retired Pharmacist and my wife Sally and I have a life style farmlet of 10.6 acres .We look forward to sharing our unique underground accomodation with people who would like a different adventure.
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