Wisteria Lodge - Close to Lake and Cromwell Old Town

  • 8 People
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • No Smoking
  • Wifi


Picture Wisteria Lodge as the home-base for your escape to Cromwell.

With a private, fully fenced and sheltered back section, you can sit back and unwind on the swing seat with a glass of wine. Or light up the BBQ and indulge in some stylish Al Fresco dining in the dedicated BBQ patio and seating area. Challenge your group to a game of Petanque on the sand court! Thanks to seamless and spacious indoor/outdoor flow for living and dining your Summer holiday couldn't ask for a better setup.

In the colder months, there are ample living areas, easily utilised as one or sectioned into three making this bright and comfortable holiday home just right for your family or group. Very well heated with your choice of a heat pump, log burner or gas fireplace, put your feet up and get warm after a day classic Southern Lakes adventures.

Also comfortable bedding available for up to 8 guests.
There are 3 bedrooms as listed in the main house.

There are an additional 2 rooms in the attached sleep-out which was re-furbished in September 2020 including additional insulation. The first room in the sleep-out has 2 single bunk beds and the second room has a queen bed.

You'll love making the most of this brilliant location, a short 6-minute walk to the lakefront and Cromwell Old town, a 2-minute drive to excellent boat launching ramps or a short 3-minute drive to shops and a supermarket. Lake Dunstan is very popular among visitors for water sports or trout fishing. For something, a bit further afar and adventurous, Coronet Peak, The Remarkables and Cardrona Ski fields are all less than an hours drive.

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Bedroom Configuration

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

Bathroom Configuration

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

Linen available at additional charge

Available at this property for $25 per person. You’ll see the option for our linen service in the 'Extras' section during your booking.

Special Conditions

In addition to the 3 bedrooms in the main house, there are an additional 2 rooms in the attached sleep-out. Room 1 has 2 single bunk beds and room 2 has a queen bed.


  • Bath
  • BBQ
  • Coffee machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Driveway (private)
  • Dryer
  • Family Friendly
  • Fenced (fully)
  • Fireplace (closed / pot belly)
  • Fireplace (gas / electric)
  • Freeview
  • Freezer
  • Fridge
  • Hair dryer
  • Heat pump
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Microwave
  • Mobile cellphone Reception
  • Oven
  • Parking (off-street)
  • Parking (on-street)
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • WIFI
  • Wood supplies
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Guest reviews for Wisteria Lodge

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Jan et
Stayed March 2022

The basics of the house is very good but there were some issues with Bachcare and some maintenance items which hopefully have been dealt with by now.

Stayed February 2022

We loved the property, lots of space for a family and good indoor outdoor flow and bbq area. Having sky across two the Chromecast made it great for distracting the kids when they needed a break. Could have been cleaner, long term spider webs above the shower, bbq dirty but these were only minor complaints.

Stayed April 2021

Fantastic family house awesome fire just cleaning let it down

Stayed October 2021

Perfect for our group of 7 clean and plenty of room

Stayed July 2021

We really enjoyed our stay at Wisteria Lodge - it had lots of space, great beds and was warm and comfortable with both a heat pump and wood burner. Cromwell provided a far more economical and reasonable base for skiing for the week.

Stayed November 2020

A great place to stay with good facilities.

Stayed July 2020

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this lovely, spacious home. Plenty of wood was provided for the very efficient wood burner, and we only needed to use an extra heater in the bunk room. The outdoor area is fabulous and the petanque area provided unexpected fun for the family. Home owner was very pleasant and quick to respond to any queries we had.

Stayed July 2020

We stayed with another family and it was great having seperate lounges with kids. It wasn't ideal that the laundry and all the chemicals were in the kids bunk rooms and there was also a door off the bunk room that wasn't safe for children to enter so we had to block it off with furniture. Bunk room was quite cold, rest of house was fine with heaters and fires on. House wasn't overly clean. Great to have fully fenced yard for kids.toilets were not working well, water was backing up. Wood was supplied for fire which was great. Room with ensuite was really big.

Bachcare replied

Thank you for your review, Kayla! We're glad to hear you enjoyed the space and layout Wisteria Lodge offers to families. We have taken your comments regarding the bunk room on board and this room has been made unavailable until further notice, while some improvements are made including a lockable cupboard for cleaning materials . We're sorry that the issue with the toilets wasn't raised with our local Holiday Manager during your stay as we would've been happy to resolve this for you on the spot. This hadn't been an issue in the past but has been addressed and fixed now. We have also passed on your comments about the cleaning so that if there were any aspects that may have been missed during the clean prior to your arrival this was addressed too. Hope to see you again soon

Stayed February 2020

This property needs some work done. Fireplace was full of ashes, dust, dirt and old bones. Some rooms had a very unpleasant smell to them. The carpet is really old and stained and should be replaced. Otherwise good layout, large house, nice garden. Cromwell itself is lovely!

Bachcare replied

Thank you for the feedback Katrin; we hope you'd agree that the photos on the listing are a fair representation of this charming, popular Cromwell property. Feedback from guests has always been consistently positive. The fireplace is cleared regularly to ensure it is safe for guests and the house is mandatorily professionally cleaned after guests leave. Our owners regularly use their holiday home themselves and always proudly insist it be maintained and cleaned to a high standard. We absolutely agree the garden is amazing, we just love Cromwell too.

Stayed September 2019

Loved this property, heaps of space and in a great location. Outdoor area was fabulous. Would recommend staying here.

Stayed August 2018

We absolutely loved our stay. A really welcoming and well appointed holiday house. Our kids loved it and was an easy walk to everything we needed. Fabulous thank you!

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