Every now and then the Central Plateau delights us with a property like no other - located just across the road from the famous Tongariro River, Tui Lodge is set in the quiet town of Turangi, on the southern shores of Lake Taupo. With world class trout fishing at your doorstep and only a short drive to an array of other attractions - you'll be well aware that you are in the adventure capital of New Zealand
Set on approximately 1.5 acres of beautifully manicured grounds attracting native birdlife and the building itself of 720 sq m (more or less), plus an additional section of 2,125 sq m (more or less), this property is sure to please those looking for a large family home or holiday home for one or more families. Also, with the New Zealand tourism industry booming and visitor numbers set to increase, now is the ideal time to secure this unique property and continue operations as a bed and breakfast Lodge.
Designed by the renowned architect Steven Roach - a Taupo local with a passion for designing top quality homes, this property offers impressive street appeal, seven generous sized bedrooms - all with their own bathroom and four living areas. Upon entering you're welcomed by an incredible entry foyer -a large sweeping staircase with handmade wrought iron balustrades to lead you upstairs and discover all this property has to offer.
The open plan kitchen, living and dining rooms are an entertainers dream featuring a large scullery, stainless steel benchtops, modern appliances and indoor/outdoor flow that will leave you the envy of many. There is no doubt that many summer BBQ's with your nearest and dearest will be enjoyed in the courtyard and the whole family will enjoy the large grounds.
Diesel powered heating throughout the whole house, wood fire and full double glazing - plus the positioning of the property capturing all day sun ensures year round warmth.
High stud three bay garaging and fly-tying room further compliment this home and make it ideal for living this close to the river and lake.