The House - The Lodge Te Horo

  • 8 People
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Yes Outside Only
  • Wifi


Light and bright with lashings of luxury, The House - The Lodge Te Horo is a spacious four-bedroom home with living spaces, indoor and out, that can only be described as majestic.

From the moment you turn off the country road and down the driveway, you’ll know relaxation and indulgence are coming your way. Upon opening the door, the modest exterior gives way to a modern, well-presented retreat featuring a spacious open-plan design, vaulted ceilings, and an array of windows and doors that drench the entire home in sunlight.

Downstairs at The House - The Lodge Te Horo features two stunning living spaces, tastefully decorated with pops of art and architecture that give a nod to the building's history and rural surroundings. Kept warm in winter with three wood-burning fireplaces, this is a cosy haven to spend a mid-year getaway, and come summertime, air-conditioning and a breeze from the nearby coast keep you comfortably cool.

WIFI and a Smart TV with Netflix are on offer to keep you entertained, but with an outdoor area like this to enjoy, you might find the only time you turn on a device is to snap a few photos to capture the expansive beauty. Sun loungers, two outdoor coffee nooks, and a fire pit complete with bench seating all provide perfect spots to soak up the sun and native birdsong any time of day.

The well-equipped farm style kitchen at The House - The Lodge Te Horo offers everything you’ll need to prepare delicious meals, or take things outside for a good ol’ Kiwi BBQ and dine alfresco on the patio.

At the end of the day, you’ll look forward to laying your head down in one of the four cosy bedrooms. Each with a king or queen bed, all feature a calming leafy outlook and offer a secluded space to retreat to any time of the day. Level two of this beautiful home offers that extra bit of privacy, the bedroom being paired with a small living space. Two modern bathrooms provide a little bit of luxury, including a bathtub to soak in with a glass of wine and a good book.

The House - The Lodge Te Horo is located just two minutes drive from the small township of Te Horo, and it’s only a 10-minute drive north to Otaki for eateries, a supermarket, outlet shopping, and the beautiful Otaki Beach! For a beach a little closer and quieter, Te Horo Beach with its sandy shore and views to Kapiti Island is only six minutes drive from your home away from home.

Highly recommended and just 200m from The Lodge Te Horo is one of New Zealand's top cooking schools, owned by renowned caterer Ruth Pretty. Book in for a masterclass, or visit the Garden Room, a glass covered outdoor area serving delightful morning and afternoon teas.

Quiet country luxury just minutes from the beach awaits you here at The House - The Lodge Te Horo.

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Bedroom Configuration

  • Bedroom 1 (Level 1): 1 King Size Bed
  • Bedroom 2 (Level 1): 1 Queen Size Bed
  • Bedroom 3 (Level 1): 1 Queen Size Bed
  • Bedroom 4 (Level 2): 1 Queen Size Bed

Bathroom Configuration

  • Bathroom 1 (Level 1): 1 Basin, 1 Shower, 1 Toilet
  • Bathroom 2 (Level 2): 1 Bath, 1 Basin, 1 Shower, 1 Toilet

Linen included

You’ll be glad to know linen is included in the nightly rate

Special Conditions

All guests should take care when using the internal stairs as although they have a rope handrail, they do not have a barrier to prevent falls.

There are other properties on this section that are also available as holiday rentals through Bachcare, and may be available for rent in conjunction with The House - Te Horo Lodge for larger groups. To view these, search property ID 1055999 for 'The Bunkhouse' and 1056000 for 'The Apartment'.

Please note that a 48 hour notice period is required for all bookings at this property. Bookings made within 48 hours from the check in time and date may not be confirmed.


  • BBQ
  • Dishwasher
  • Driveway (shared)
  • Dryer
  • Family Friendly
  • Fenced (fully)
  • Fireplace (closed / pot belly)
  • Freeview
  • Freezer
  • Fridge
  • Hair dryer
  • Heat pump
  • Heater (electric)
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Microwave
  • Mobile cellphone Reception
  • Oven
  • Parking (off-street)
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • WIFI
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Guest reviews for The House

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Stayed April 2022

Brilliant and beautiful space! We loved it so much!

Stayed December 2021

This a stunning property with two very large living areas and kitchen and outdoor area. Four very comfortable bedrooms with the upstairs having a lovely sitting area and bathroom and a very smart bathroom downstairs. Laundry well equipped off kitchen. Polished concrete floors throughout and tastefully decorated throughout and all was all very clean. It is set in a beautiful garden setting, very quiet with just the sounds of the this and other birds to enjoy.

Stayed November 2021

The property was lovely and clean and in a lovely setting but lacking in instructions for secret drawers and television. Found the concrete floors very cold.

Stayed March 2021

A designer house with lots of space, peaceful surroundings, and all the amenities one needs for a relaxing break away. We enjoyed cooking up a storm in the well-appointed kitchen and the outdoor bbq, and then relaxing with a gin on the veranda. After night fall we sat and watched a movie on the Tv. We would all happily stay here again

Stayed December 2020

A wonderful home and amenities to celebrate a wedding or family reunion. Particularly if you wanted space and privacy by renting the the additional buildings or just quiet family time

Stayed October 2020

This is a fabulous country house that is luxuriously furnished with plenty of choices both inside and outside to sit and enjoy the beautiful country vistas on offer. The house is full of beautiful and thoughtful touches everywhere you turn and is meticulously presented. The Bach-Care team managing the property were a delight to deal with. Thank you for a fabulous family break that exceeded all of our expectations.

Stayed October 2020

Absolutely gorgeous, spacious property, one of the nicest we've ever stayed in. Location fantastic being both rural but close to the coast. Kids loved exploring the garden. Current staircase up to main bedroom not safe for under 6 year olds.

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