Hawea Hill Top LodgeFrom $1,400/night
Hawea Hill Top Lodge, a unique and stunning 25 acre property, which sits crested above the candescent lake Hawea, Central Otago’s epitome of dramatic and breath taking landscapes. The large stone and cedar clad homestead is architecturally crafted to capture both lake and mountain vistas from kitchen, dining and outdoor living areas! A night at this unique property will be an experience that you will likely never forget!
A wonderful open-plan living area with state-of-the-art facilities and beautiful stacked stone fireplaces indoors and out. The main room has huge sliding cedar doors that lead out to the lawns and BBQ area. You can enjoy the comfort of the luxurious leather lounge suites and the soft furnishings or relax in the afternoon sun from the elevated day bed. Large granite benches span the kitchen area with its state of the art facilities and built in espresso machine.
The main homestead comprises of 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. The upstairs master suite, boasts elevated lake and mountain views from the balcony, bedroom and ensuite. A smaller room sits adjacent to the master suite and comprises of two single beds, making it perfect for a family.
Downstairs in the east wing of the main home you will find two additional bedrooms. The first is spacious room with a split king bed. The room opens up onto the north facing lawn with spectacular views to the mountains and lake. The second room comprises of a queen bed and also opens onto the lawn with equally impressive views. Two bathrooms are located downstairs, one very close to the two bedrooms, the other a small walk down the hall towards the main living area. The main house is heated by underfloor heating and remains a constant and comfortable 22-24 degrees. It also has an open schist fire for ambience.
Outside you will find a spacious lawn, perfect for relaxing on in the summer months or to celebration the ultimate occasion. Step down from the lawn onto the large stone steps to the hot tub, which is perfectly positioned on the ledge of the building platform to offer the most incredible sense of space and tranquillity. The perfect location to relax after a day skiing or an afternoon at the lake.
For large groups there is the option of the adjoining guest house. The guesthouse is a two story two-bedroom home with its own kitchen, lounge, laundry and bathroom. The kitchen is located downstairs and opens up onto its own courtyard with lake and mountain views. The bathroom is also downstairs and is a simple rustic design that incorporates a shower, toilet and laundry. Upstairs, the cosy living area with its own balcony offers lake and mountain vistas, and further down the hall there are two spacious bedrooms. The first bedroom has a queen bed and private balcony and the second room has a split king bed. The guesthouse is available when you book for groups of 6 or more people or upon request.
Main house bed configuration
1: Master suite with king bed – Ensuite, Balcony, Walk in wardrobe
2: Twin singles – adjacent to master suite.
3: King bed (or split king singles) bathroom adjacent
4: King bed (or split king singles) bathroom adjacent
5: Twin Single beds
6: Queen bed