Tranquility and serenity, or adventure playground, Kereru Lodge is the haven for you. North facing with striking vistas overlooking the lake and forest. This elegant large log home is designed to impress with its beautiful solid rimu & tile bathrooms, large relaxing five bedrooms including a large kids bunk room, solid rimu large entertainers’ kitchen, internal & external stone wood fireplaces, three bathrooms, antique full size billiard table & games room, fully equipped gym & cedar hot tub.

The heart of this log cabin has an open-plan entertainer’s kitchen, dining and lounge room with dramatic vaulted wooden beam ceilings with opulent lighting overlooking the lake. The lounge includes an internal stone fireplace for those cold winter nights, with modern furnishings stylish yet thoughtful, from the sofas and reading chairs next to the extensive library. The culinary geniuses in your group will be right at home in the rimu fully equipped entertainer’s kitchen with a gas range and a dramatic oversized rimu center island. Internal lift from the ground to the first level making taking the groceries to the kitchen so much easier, providing a full access home. A secure second story and enclosed full surround deck is fantastic if you have little kids.

Downstairs includes high wooden ceilings, an original antique full size competition billiard table dating from 1800’s, dartboard, foosball table, gaming console with multiple controllers and table tennis table for those who love a good game. With those who have nothing but sublime relaxation in mind, the cedar hot tub is there to be enjoyed looking out to the entertainer’s deck, stoned fire place and views of the lake taking in the glorious vistas of the Kereru’s and Tui’s. Gather by the outdoor stone fireplace (integrated wood fireplace, smoker and pizza oven) to make pizzas or melt marshmallows with the kids and enjoy the lake and surrounding forest as the sun sets after a day of bush walks, swimming, water skiing, boating, fishing, kayaking, mountain biking, motocross and four-wheel driving. If it’s raining, choose to stay inside by the stone fireplace with a roaring fire and cuddle up watching sport or movies. For the fitness junky a fully equipped gym backs on to the rumpus room and laundry.

All rooms include flat screen wall hung TV’s with Freeview and SKY TV, luxurious top of the line beds, bedding and lighting. These provide total luxury so you can experience the comfort and support that your body craves and deserves while taking a break. Linen supplied is made in Italy from the softest 100% combed pure cotton percale, 800 thread count. Silk filled duvets which provide warmth in winter and cool in summer, these duvet inners drape softly over your body for the ultimate sleep experience. Pillows are a divine silk fill which gently cradle your head allowing you to breathe easier and keep your head cool.  Filled with hand stretched layers of grade A mulberry silk floss wrapped around a polyfibre core. Towels are also of a high quality.

Kereru Lodge is situated in Otautu Bay 5 minutes off State Highway 30 on idyllic Lake Rotoehu, being north facing with lake views in a quiet col-de-sac.  The home has everything you need and more to have a fun and relaxing holiday with family and friends.

The boat ramp is located in front of the Lodge with kayaks, SUP Board and trout fishing services offered. Or simply walk off the front lawn to the lake.

Lake Rotoehu is a very safe and peaceful lake with minimal boats in summer time and is very popular for the solitude of fishing and trout fishing. For other options you also have Lake Rotoma 5 minutes and Lake Rotoiti a 10 minute drive. If boating isn’t your thing you can head to the popular Waitangi Soda Hot Springs only 3 minutes down the road for a relaxing soak in the natural thermal pools, or drive to the nearby Hells Gate geothermal park and mud bath spa facilities. The local cafĂ© Lake Rotoma is a 5 minute drive for casual dinner (seasonal hours) or a relaxed lunch with local dairy and gas station together with liquor store.