Why choose The Homestead at Lake Hayes?
The Homestead at Lake Hayes is where history meets lakeside luxury over 5 bedrooms and a modest 15 acres. Sink into the hot tub and snuggle up around the outdoor fire pit with a glass of Central Otago Pinot Noir. All while the children run wild in the century-old orchards.
A modern masterpiece with a century of class
Originally built in 1906 'restored' doesn't come close to describing the lovingly crafted masterpiece the owners have achieved. Bespoke pieces from around the world complete the incredible interiors that allow families and friends the rare opportunity to spend quality time together, without treading on each others toes.
Sumptuous spaces and fabulous firesides
As you approach the property via the private driveway lined with 100-year-old giant Sequoia trees you will know you are headed some place special. On entering the Homestead you will feel at home among the many living spaces and will find it difficult to choose which room to relax in. The main living area of the home features a very spacious kitchen, open plan dining area and lounge with a grand piano ideal for family gatherings and entertaining with friends. You will be warm and cosy through the winter months with numerous heating options including three indoor fireplaces.There is also a library at the front of the property which offers views across the manicured lawn and rose gardens towards Lake Hayes.
Bedrooms and bath tubs that you'll want to sink into
The property features five bedrooms with the Master located in the original wing of the historic building. It will provide you with a contemporary and luxury experience with a private ensuite bathroom featuring a statement copper bathtub. Two further bedrooms with ensuites are located to the west of the property. One bedroom offers twin beds themed to entertain children with a secret door connecting you back to the main house. You will find the two remaining loft style bedrooms and shared bathroom in the second wing of the house with high pitched ceilings which provides a private space for further guests.
Things to get excited about
The property has many exterior features offering a fantastic range of entertaining areas , including a life sized chess set, petanque court, outdoor swimming pool area with a floating fireplace and a gym overlooking the lake.
With direct access to the Lake Hayes walking track and an 100-year-old orchard on the grounds, you will enjoy the expansive and private grounds.
Season dates, rates and minimum night stay requirements may apply. Please contact one of our team for accurate availability and quotes.
Master Bedroom - Californian King with bathroom and double shower en suite
Bedroom 2 - Twin/Super King with bathroom en suite
Bedroom 3 - Super King with shower en suite??
Bedroom 4 - King with TV lounge and shared bathroom
Bedroom 5 - Twin/Super King with shared bathroom
Features & Amenities
- Swimming Pool
- Spa Pool
- SKY TV
- Indoor & Outdoor Fires
- Outdoor Seating
- Laundry Facilities
- Ski Storage
- Wheelchair Access
- Lake & Mountain Views
SERVICES INCLUDED AS STANDARD
Welcome wine & chocolates
Tea & coffee
Selection of luxury magazines
Mid-stay clean and linen change on stays of 8+ nights
THINGS TO GET EXCITED ABOUT
Heated swimming Pool (in summer months only)
Stand Up Paddle boards & Kayaks
Boatshed - pinot pit/sleep out
Wine room with covered outdoor fireside dining
Multiple outdoor fire areas
15 acres private grounds and walkways
Library with real wood fire and whisky bar
TV room with wood burner and garden bar
Great Room with baby grand piano and real wood fire
Flower room and garden library
Giant chess set & Croquet lawn
WiFi, Sky, Netflix, Apple TV
Extensive Art Collection from around the world (including some of New Zealand's most acclaimed artists)
Organic vegetable garden
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