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Located approximately one and half hour scenic drive from the Airports, this non-smoking self contained cottage is 100% pure New Zealand vibes. Nightsky cottage located in Horopito is a luxury 90sqm space designed specifically for those who love nature and are looking for a tranquil native bush experience.
Set on 1 hectare of protected Manuka and Beech tree bush, this 5 star eco-friendly cottage is a perfect retreat whatever the season.
Nightsky cottage is equipped with two stylish identical bedrooms, complemented with heating for the cooler nights. The bedrooms feature a luxury pillow top king size mattress with quality linens and electric blankets. The cottage also boasts floor to ceiling windows looking out upon the completely private view of the native bushland.
With twin bathtubs facing floor to ceiling windows overlooking the untouched bushland, this is the perfect way to end a wonderful day after exploring the area surrounding Nightsky cottage. Handmade natural amenities, bathrobes, hair dryer and plush towels are provided.
The stunning bathroom is complete with walk in shower, twin wash basins and a separate toilet.
Conveniently located adjacent to the bathroom is the laundry, well-appointed with a Washer, dryer, Iron, Ironing board and even washing powder.
This unique space is a true indoor/outdoor experience, with completely openable doors to the wide deck area equipped with barbeque and outdoor dining for the ultimate nature experience.
During the day the skylight allow the New Zealand sun to stream in and in the evening sit back on the comfy sofa, with your favourite drink and enjoy the multitude of stars above.
The living room is kept cozy with a wood burning fireplace, Wifi, comfy seating and television. Board games and books are also available.
Adjoining the living room is the kitchen, which is complete with full size fridge, toaster, tea & coffee making facilities, stove top, oven and microwave.
This area enjoys scenic bush views from every angle and is especially lovely whilst sitting at either the indoor or the sheltered outdoor dining area. There is another seperate outdoor dining/picinic area where guests can enjoy majestic views over Mt Ruapehu from.
To ensure an enjoyable stay, this beautiful cottage is equipped with a personal guest assistant and the availability of housekeeping. Upon arrival to Horopito guests will be escorted to the cottage or the option to arrange staff to meet guests at the cottage directly is also available, anything to make your arrival as welcoming as possible. Off street parking is available for guests to park their cars if needed.
Whether in the summer or winter, Nightsky cottage is a place for adventure all year round. For guests convenience the cottage is located 15 minutes drive to shops and supermarkets.
During the warmer months there is an abundance of activities to enjoy. From the comfort of your own cottage from dusk to dawn, deer sightings are often enjoyed as well as listening to the Kiwi birds calling at night. Access to the cottage is along a 50m boardwalk across a small mountain stream. The options for outdoor activity range from quad biking, walking through Tongariro National Park, including the famous Tongariro Alpine Crossing and many Lord of the Ring movie sites, jet boat ride to the Bridge to Nowhere, visiting Horopito vintage car museum and several cycle trails. For those dare devils and adventure seekers there is the option of a 35 minutes flight climbing up to 10,000 feet above all of the three volcanoes in the Tongariro National Park. View the active crater lake of Mt Ruapehu and steaming vents of the Te Maari crater on Mt Tongariro.
During colder months adventuring is still only a short distance away from the warm nest of Nightsky cottage. Only a short 35 minute self drive away from the comfort of your heated retreat thrill seekers can find Turoa skifield and Whakapapa skifield. For those who choose not to drive there, shuttles are available from Ohakune and Whakapapa village and ski equipment rental service is also available at the base of the mountain as well.