Mara Lodge will tick all of the boxes if you’re looking for a spacious, stylish property with great outdoor entertaining areas and a spa pool. This private residence is in a great location, with lake access only a stroll away and the Wanaka township easily accessible by car or bicycle. This gated property boasts a bright, welcoming open planned living area with large sliding doors, creating great indoor-outdoor flow. A sheltered courtyard to the south is complete with a large dining area, BBQ and an fireplace making it a fantastic space to entertain all year round. Whether you’re here in the summer for some lake action or you’ve had a big day one the slops, this property is the perfect place to relax with a glass of award winning Pinot Noir or a local craft beer. With the manicured lawns and the perfectly pruned garden beds there’s plenty of space for the children to play whilst the adults soak in the large spa pool. There’s even a sauna if you need to detox!
This luxurious home features multiple living areas providing space for families and groups needing to spread out, with a cosy nook off the main living area offering a second television and fireplace. Complete with a butler’s pantry, this fully equipped kitchen has everything you need to create a feast, or better yet, hire a private chef to cook up a storm whilst you unwind after a active day.
Sleeping up to 10 guests, there are 5 spacious bedrooms, with three downstairs bedrooms each with its own sliding door leading out to the garden. Upstairs, the master bedroom boasts a separate study area, a large walk-in wardrobe and a tiled bathroom with shower and bathtub. There is a balcony leading out from the master offering elevated views over the garden and glimpses of the lake. There is also separate apartment with its own kitchenette, living room, en-suite bathroom and outdoor seating area.
This property is a great choice for extended families, as it gives the grandparents some peace and quiet from the grandchildren! The entrance to the lakeside trail is just 300m from the property, where you can walk or bike into town, to popular swim-spot Eely Point or round to the river outlet and on to Albert Town. The minimum stay at Mara Lodge is 4 nights.