4 Bedrooms
2.5 Bathrooms
9 guests
RATED 94% Amazing

Hosea House
Waipahihi, Lake Taupo

Key Features: Private Spa Pool, Water Views, Mountain Views, Boat Parking, Board Games, Heat Pump, Gas Fireplace, Electric Wall Heaters, Thermal Heating, Street Parking, Security System, BBQ, Venue by enquiry, No Pets

Price Includes: All Taxes, Toiletries, Linen, Towels, Exit Clean, WiFi, On Site Manager, Off Site Manager, Bicycle(s), Welcome Drinks, Two Way Airport Transfer, Freeview TV, Port-a-Сot, Highchair


  • Kite surfers power across the Lake - view from Hosea House

  • Watching late afternoon yacht races from Hosea House

  • Wide sliding doors open from the lounge to the main deck

  • Long front verandah with plenty of relaxed seating and views

  • Fabulous lake outlook from the large lounge area

  • A large lounge area with HiFi, Freeview and TV

  • Exceptional mountain and lake vistas

  • Plenty of room for a boat and three cars

  • The large main entry introduces a warm relaxed atmosphere

  • The lounge window looks back to Taupo township

  • The large, 8-seater dining table with views to the lake

  • A quiet reading lounge to relax in and read

  • The sheltered patio with gas BBQ and seating

  • A soak in our big pool is only a 2 min walk away

  • The second bathroom. Guests love the shower pressure too!

  • Mountain sunset from the veranda

  • Another spectacular sunset to end a perfect day

  • BR1 has great views of the lake & verandah access

  • BR1 is spacious with its own TV and heat pump

  • BR 2 has a Queen bed and relaxing lake views

  • BR 2 with antique drawers and wardrobe space

  • BR 3 is a King bed with a serene garden view

  • BR 4 has a Queen bed and peaceful garden outlook

  • The kitchen with double fridge and good space for food prep

  • The kitchen has a Smeg double-oven and twin dish drawers

  • Fabulous view to cook with!

  • The entry enjoys sheltered areas for al fresco dining

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Price Includes: All Taxes, Toiletries, Linen, Towels, Exit Clean, WiFi, On Site Manager, Off Site Manager, Bicycle(s), Welcome Drinks, Two Way Airport Transfer, Freeview TV, Port-a-Сot, Highchair

Rate based on 8 people you can add up to 1 extra guest.

Hosea House

Welcome to Hosea House - a wonderful and private 4 bedroom, ranch-style residence just a one minute walk to the Lake Taupo lakefront. Hosea House enjoys three lounge areas and two outdoor areas. As soon as you arrive you will immediately want to relax in this perfect holiday home, and soak up the stunning panoramic views of Lake Taupo and surrounding mountains. Our guest motto is, "Refreshed in 2 days, Restored in 3." There is a extensive deck that provides relaxed seating for enjoying the lake views and is a perfect place to enjoy sunsets. The front undercover area has a BBQ and alfresco dining. Hosea House is ideal for larger groups.

  • 4 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms, 9 Guests
  • Bedroom 1, 1x King Size Bed, Wardrobe, Exit to patio / deck / garden, Heating, Television
  • Bedroom 2, 1x Queen Size Bed, Wardrobe, Heating
  • Bedroom 3, 1x King Size Bed, Wardrobe, Heating
  • Bedroom 4, 1x Queen Size Bed, Wardrobe, Heating
  • 2 modern bathrooms with showers
  • 2 toilets (one separate)
  • Easy access to local thermal pool
  • Large open plan living and dining area
  • separate lounge/reading room with barn door for privacy
  • Fully equipped kitchen with stunning views
  • Full laundry facilities
  • TV with Freeview , Apple TV, DVD and free high-speed WiFi
  • Lake-view sun deck perfect for an early evening drink
  • Tiled covered patio area with BBQ
  • Alfresco dining
  • Off-street parking for three cars
  • Conveniently located a few minutes’ drive from the town centre of Taupo
  • A 1min walk across the road to the lake, restaurant and cafe
  • Large master bedroom with its own TV and veranda access
  • Gas fireplace, 2 heatpumps and thermal radiators for winter warmth
  • Two separate TV lounges

Special Notes / Conditions

Strictly no loud parties please to respect guests in our adjacent property
No smoking inside, smoking outside only
Our rates provide great value and we offer special rates for longer stays - please enquire.
A Refundable Cash Security Bond or Credit Card Details in lieu of a Security Bond may be requested by the Property Owner or Manager prior to checkin.

Key Features:

Private Spa Pool, Water Views, Mountain Views, Boat Parking, Board Games, Heat Pump, Gas Fireplace, Electric Wall Heaters, Thermal Heating, Street Parking, Security System, BBQ, Venue by enquiry, No Pets

Price Includes:

All Taxes, Toiletries, Linen, Towels, Exit Clean, WiFi, On Site Manager, Off Site Manager, Bicycle(s), Welcome Drinks, Two Way Airport Transfer, Freeview TV, Port-a-Сot, Highchair

House Size

  • 4 Bedrooms, 4 Beds
  • 2.5 Bathrooms
  • 9 Sleeps
  • House size 250 m2
  • Total land size 800 m2
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Average
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94% Amazing

All past renter reviews combined rated this property overall as:

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Great family home across the road from Lake Taupo. Wonderful indoor and outdoor dining and entertaining areas with magnificent views. The thermal hot pool will make you sleep like a baby! Professionally managed and operated to ensure you have a comfortable stay.

STAFF
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90% Amazing

Renter
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96% Amazing

Pat, the renter stayed for 3 nights in December and said:

A not so little gem overlooking Lake Taupo. The house is very spacious with lots…


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98% Amazing

Helen, the renter stayed for 6 nights in January and said:

Extremely kind, friendly and helpful owners, went out of their way to accommodat…


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100% Amazing

Jessica, the renter stayed for 2 nights in November and said:

Fabulous accommodation - perfect location, had everything we needed and more.


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81% Amazing

Mark, the renter stayed for 3 nights in September and said:

Excellent contact from the owners who met the first couple onsite on arrival, sh…


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98% Amazing

The Wagener Family, the renter stayed for 2 nights in September and said:

Wow - What a great weekend in a beautiful spot. The house is superb - 4 double…


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100% Amazing

'Young' crew, the renter stayed for 3 nights in April and said:

Thanks so much for sharing your lovely home. We all had sweet dreams in our comf…


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90% Amazing

Fiona, the renter stayed for 2 nights in March and said:


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99% Amazing

Jennifer Whitley, the renter stayed for 5 nights in March and said:

Loved it! Can't say enough good things about Chris and Jan. They were the most…


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94% Amazing

Judy, the renter stayed for 2 nights in March and said:

We had a very enjoyable stay thank you, we didn't want to leave. The owners Chri…


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95% Amazing

Dale, the renter stayed for 2 nights in July and said:

Beautiful property, views and chattels. Perfect for a large group and caters for…


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96% Amazing

Dale Don, the renter stayed for 2 nights in July and said:

The house was perfect for our family group.The poor weather did not deter us. Th…


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99% Amazing

J Bolton, the renter stayed for 6 nights in March and said:

Taupo Thermal Escape is a stunning home and Chris and Jan are amazing hosts. Th…


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100% Amazing

Ruth, the renter stayed for 6 nights in December and said:

Amazing property. We had a lovely holiday.


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95% Amazing

Lauren , the renter stayed for 6 nights in December and said:

We had the most wonderful time at this property, it exceeded all expectations an…


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95% Amazing

Anna Howie, the renter stayed for 5 nights in August and said:

Fantastic spot on lake Taupo, host was very accommodating thank you. We would d…


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86% Amazing

Catherine, the renter stayed for 5 nights in September and said:

This house is in a great location , closer enough to town if you need it. Easy a…

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