If you’ve forever been plotting your grand escape to the mountain, your hunt can stop right here. Set within an alpine landscape, this warm and cosy self-catering cabin flaunts luxury at its finest and hints at the promise of endless outdoor pursuits. An authentic European style hideaway, The Bavarian Chalet is made from local New Zealand timber and furnished with locally sourced furniture and amenities wherever possible. You can spend summer evenings creating alfresco culinary masterpieces before sinking into the hot tub as the mountain air cools with the night. Or, spend the winter days toasting marshmallows over the open fire or sharing a hot meal with good friends recalling the day’s events. With little extras hidden in every room, it could possibly be the best wood cabin in Ohakune. Practicalities Babes-in-arms and children are very welcome, one portacot and one highchair are available, please bring your own portacot linen. Please note the top single bunk beds are for children only. There is parking for three cars, plus generous free on-road parking if needed. The kitchen is well stocked with essential equipment including a slow cooker and fondue set and has a large electric oven, five-ring gas hob, dishwasher, fridge, and microwave. For your greatest indulgences, the property also has a wine fridge, coffee grinder, espresso machine, and capsule coffee machine for your use. There are flat-screen TVs on the mezzanine, free WiFi internet, fire pit, and a pizza oven in the open-fire season. Linen is provided including luxury bath towels. Pool towels are provided for the heated spa pool. There is a washing machine, dryer, and ski boot dryer in the utility room at the entrance to the house. Outdoor furniture is in place around the firepit and portable Aidonrack chairs can be used on the balcony or lower verandah. Your stay includes: Luxury welcome hamper with a selection of produce and a bottle of wine. Locally roasted coffee beans are supplied along with a selection of Nespresso pods and Luxury Dilmah tea sachets. Indoors there is a large open wood fireplace, with logs and kindling to get you started. A selection of condiments are provided including UHT milk and chilled water to help relax you into holiday mode. We love our community and want to give back to them. We use locally employed people for our services wherever possible, and we proudly donate portions of guest proceeds to the Greenlea Rescue Helicopter who provide a fully-fledged air emergency medical service in the Central Plateau region.
Mountain cottage - perfect base to ski or hike
Welcome to my cozy, rustic-style cottage in central National Park Village! I am delighted to share my holiday home with travellers. Perfect for a couple, family or small group of friends looking to enjoy the great outdoors. Only 22 minutes to Whakapapa ski field, and 25 to the Tongariro Crossing or to Ohakune. Amazing skiing, hiking and mountain biking. Stay with me and get a 20% discount for the Tongariro Crossing Shuttle with National Park Shuttles, conveniently located on the same block!