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The Yellow Straw House - Rangataua Holiday Home

Ohakune, Mt Ruapehu (Ref. 1032708)


  • 8 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

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  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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17 Customer Review(s)

  • Brendon

    “This is a great property in a good location.”

    It's is a few minutes away from Okahune itself.

    It's is a few minutes away from Okahune itself.

    - Brendon, January 2024


  • Bedroom 1: Single x2
  • Bedroom 2: Double Bunk, Single
  • Bedroom 3: Queen
  • Bathroom 1 with: Shower, Hand Basin, Toilet
  • Bathroom 2 with: Shower, Hand Basin, Toilet
  • DVD Player, TV, Drying Room, Hot Tub, BBQ
  • Microwave, Fridge , Oven, Hobs, Coffee Maker, Dishwasher, Toaster
  • Washing Machine, Tumble Dryer
  • Heating, Open Fire


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

A divine holiday home set in the quaint Ruapehu village of Rangataua, it is your perfect winter destination or summer getaway. A simple 5-minute drive to the friendly town of Ohakune and gateway to Tongariro National Park which hosts Turoa and Whakapapa ski fields. The famous World Heritage site boasts beautiful walking and cycling tracks, fishing streams, lakes and rivers. This charming warm eco-friendly home has a rustic, well equipped open plan kitchen/dining and living area opening out onto a deck. The central wood burner in the lounge area is equipped with wetback to provide hot water. It also hosts free WIFI, a flat-screen TV and off-street parking. Off the long hallway are two bathrooms with showers, two separate toilets and a spacious drying/ laundry room fitted with modern appliances. Made from straw bales this unique house has three double glazed bedrooms that open onto the deck area and are set in configurations of one twin single room, a quad with a double and single bunk bed, and one separate single, perfect for the kids. The spacious master room also opens up onto the private outdoor area complete with a deluxe Alpine spa pool to unwind in. Together the rooms allow for a maximum of eight people to comfortably stay.

Please note that there is currently no king bed in the property.

In addition for extended groups or larger families wanting to be close yet have some extra space and privacy a second matching Grey Straw House is available in front of this property sleeping up to 10 people and also boasts a beautiful alpine spa, barrel sauna, BBQ and firepit.

Wifi connection can be unstable in severe weather conditions and data is limited.

Please click here to view The Grey Straw House

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

Ohakune is the ski capital for the North Island and your gateway to all the iconic features of the Ruapehu region. Perfectly based to jet off to the Bridge to Nowhere, the Tongariro Crossing or one of the many stunning alpine walks or mountain bike trails, it's a true haven for your next adventure. It's well worth the four and a half hour drive from Auckland or 90 minutes from Taupo in Winter or Summer! All of our Ohakune holiday homes are pre-inspected prior to your arrival and are ready for instant online booking.