Surrounded by bush and bird, and boasting lake and river views make this private and cosy base the ideal home away from home for your next adventure to Taupō. Welcome to Rutherfurd Lakehouse!
Elevated and enjoying the gorgeous views and stunning landscapes, Rutherfurd Lakehouse offers a large outdoor living space with a spacious, lush lawn, rustic interior with contemporary touches, offering the perfect place to unwind after your days of exploring.
The open-plan living dining space is cosy, inviting and equipped with all the comforts of home. There is a Smart TV with Chromecast, providing guests access to their own Netflix and Sky Go accounts, you can stay connected on the complimentary WiFi, or simply curl up with a good book.
Achieve seamless indoor-outdoor flow by opening the glass sliding doors onto the sun-drenched deck. Sip on a cool beverage while the BBQ sizzles away in the background. The fully equipped kitchen will help you to whip up a few delicious sides to complete your meal, best enjoyed alfresco on the deck overlooking the boat harbour, lake and grounds.
Four bedrooms here at Rutherfurd Lakehouse comfortably sleep up to eight guests, which includes a self-contained unit downstairs for added space and privacy. Generous bathrooms on each floor, plus full laundry facilities, makes this the ideal spot for a family, or group on friends longing a lake escape.
Enjoy all that Taupō has to offer, being just a 3-minute drive from the town centre. Start your day with a coffee from one of the local cafes and enjoy a morning stroll around the lake, you can even try your luck at the Taupō Hole in One Challenge, if you’re feeling lucky.
You’ll love being so local to all the popular attractions, drive nine minutes to the Huka Falls, which can be explored by foot, bike, or boat, or if you aren’t afraid of heights, try out the AJ Hackett Taupō Bungy and Swing.
If you’re planning to bring the boat and get out onto the calm waters of stunning Lake Taupō, not only is there plenty of room to park the boat, the local boat ramp is just a one-minute drive away. If you would prefer to be on the lake in minutes then you can make use of the property's private jetty with fenders, situated on the waterfront by the boatshed which can be used to moor your own boat during your stay.
An ideal base for the whole family, Rutherfurd Lakehouse is ready to host your stay!