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Rutherfurd Lakehouse - Taupō Holiday Home

Taupo Central, Lake Taupo (Ref. 1103979)


  • 8 Guests

  • 4 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

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  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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6 Customer Review(s)

  • Kia

    “We loved our stay.”

    The house was very clean and tidy. Was perfect for our family get away. So much space for the kids to play and have fun. Very close to town which was very convenient. Thank you for having us. We will be back and would highly recommend to all.

    The house was very clean and tidy. Was perfect for our family get away. So much space for the kids to play and have fun. Very close to town which was very convenient. Thank you for having us. We will be back and would highly recommend to all.

    - Kia, April 2024


  • Bedroom 1: Queen
  • Bedroom 2: Queen
  • Bedroom 3: Single x2
  • Bedroom 4: Queen
  • Bathroom 1 with: Shower, Hand Basin, Toilet, Towel Rail, Bath
  • Bathroom 2 with: Shower, Hand Basin, Toilet, Towel Rail
  • Smart TV, Tennis Court, Free WiFi
  • Fridge Freezer, Oven, Hobs, Microwave, Toaster, Kettle, Washing Machine
  • Tunble Dryer, Open Fire Place
  • BBQ, Garden Table and Chairs


Our linen service will provide all sheets, pillowcases, towels, bath mats, and tea towels for your stay. We’ll also make up the beds for you prior to arrival and strip them down after your departure. Pillows and duvets are provided at the property.

The property

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!

Please note there are two security cameras at this property, placed in the indoor lounge area overlooking the entrances. Rest assured that our guest's privacy is of paramount importance and the owner of the property will ensure it is preserved by removing the cameras and having them turned off during a booking.

As the property has direct access to the lake and river edge adults should closely supervise young children while outside to ensure they are safe around water.

Adults should also closely supervise young children to ensure that they do not climb the horizontal wooden slats on the deck barrier.

The pictured fireplace is not available for guest use. There are oil and electric heaters available to provide heating in winter months.

Please note the downstairs self contained studio is only accessible externally and there is no internal staircase.

The pictured tennis court is available for guest use however guests should bring their own racquets and balls.

There is an old unoccupied storage dwelling on the site that is not available for guest use.

Please note a bond may be charged at certain times of the year. One of our team members will contact you if this is required for your booking.

About the location

Staying in Taupo Central puts all of the must-dos of the area at your fingertips. Spend the day relaxing at the lake, cafe hopping or taking on some of the more adventurous activities such as visiting Huka Falls, Craters of the Moon or even tackling the spectacular Tongariro Crossing. Whether you're looking to unwind or fill your holiday with adventure, Taupo Central is the perfect holiday base for you. All of our Taupo Central holiday homes are pre-inspected prior to your arrival and are ready for instant online booking.