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Private room in house


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Private room in house
2 guests1 bedroom1 bed1.5 shared baths
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1.5 shared baths

Welcome into our home, built by my woodcraftsman husband, Fin. We have an acre of land with a 5 year-old garden for you to enjoy and your room is warm and quiet. Please note Wi-Fi is available on request for short periods ONLY - our default setting is off. And that's when I'm happiest! (For reasons I'm happy to bore you with) We encourage you to put down your devices and enjoy the surroundings. Bikes and kayaks are available. We also have loads of local knowledge to share!


Standard: Essentials, Heating, Iron, Laptop friendly workspace, Washer, and 5 more
Other highlights: Indoor Fireplace, Free parking on premises, First aid kit

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Common spaces
1 king bed

House Rules

No smoking
No parties or events
Check-in time is 4PM - 9PM
Check out by 11AM


50 Reviews

Philip User Profile
March 2018
Bohemian rustic lifestyle did not suit us but will suit some.
Pip User Profile
Response from Pip:
I'm told our photos give a clear picture of what to expect....... not for everyone!
March 2018
Laurie User Profile
February 2018
Such a special place and felt so at home, thanks so much for your amazing hospitality! Had such a fun evening. The house is just lovely, full of quirk and character and such a great space. The cabin was really cosy too. Would have loved to have stayed longer and explored the surr…
Mary User Profile
April 2018
Pip’s place is a very lovely location, walls of glass that bring the outdoors inside, plus a swing in the center of the house just for fun.
Lih Jen User Profile
Lih Jen
March 2018
Great place to stay in. Quiet and peaceful.
Don User Profile
March 2018
Staying at Pips place was very relaxing. It's walking distance to the lake and a nice pub. Very small downtown, about three buildings, which was what we like. Beautiful calming place.
Kai User Profile
March 2018
We can't say enough about our experience at Pip's place! The home is beautiful and relaxing with gorgeous mountain views, our room was quiet and comfortable but most importantly the family is what makes this place special. While we didn't see Pip that often due to her work schedu…
Michael User Profile
February 2018
This was our highlight of our 15 day New Zealand trip. The place is magical. The family is amazing. From tea upon arrival, to exploring the homes and grounds, to morning creative games with the daughter Minnie... this was a superfun visit and really an amazing insight into my new…

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Otago, New ZealandJoined in April 2015
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I am a marriage celebrant, cook and jazz and cabaret singer, my husband a master woodcraftsman who was a buddhist monk (Theravada tradition) for 17 years. We live a mostly organic, relaxed and quietly social lifestyle with our daughter. We love meeting people from all over the …
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