Bespoke Historic Cottages & The Lake House

High end luxury accommodation nestled above Lake Hawea just 15mins from the chic town of Wanaka. Iconic New Zealand mountain surrounds and backcountry experiences available. The Lake House has three bedrooms, two bathrooms and a hot tub looking over the lake and breathtaking vita. Arrive and feel calm - it's The Lake House effect. The Historic shepherds huts, Packhorse and Homespur Cottage offer a two bedroom or studio stay in the heart of this working farm. They have undergone conscious renovations which has seen them match genuine heritage with impeccable style. All Each residence has outdoor fire pits, outdoor dining & beautiful hot tubs. Backcountry 4WD experiences and Eco-Tours and mountain biking trips can be added to your stay to. Or book to watch the working dogs muster and to visit the regenerative pastures on this New Zealands first certified Carbon Positive Farm.

Health and safety forms and briefings are mandatory on the Station/Ranch

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Homespur & Packhorse Cottage

Homespur Cottage and native plantings

​Homespur Cottage is the darling of the station with a view of the pond (home to @mccrackenart rocket sculpture), lake and mountains.

Capacity: luxurious super king bed and twin bunks with bespoke LHS linen.

The cottage has a new simple kitchenette and toilet/bathroom. It’s treasured feature is the wee pot belly fire with ample wood stock. You can go to bed to the flicker of a fire or have pinot on the deck in the setting sun. The small touches like the LHS hot water bottles and the huge Moroccan outdoor rugs make your on Station experience unforgettable.

1x King Single Bunk Beds
1x Super King Bed

$460 per night

​Packhorse Cottage is a nod back to the past, with the walls having been decorated by the shepherds with mustering times and notes to each other, some dating back to 1941.

Capacity: The Cottage sleeps up to 6 people in two bedrooms. The master bedroom has 1 King bed with bespoke LHS linen. The second bedroom is home to a queen bed and a set of bunks. It makes for an ideal spot for a family or a couples retreat.

The kitchen is a chef's dream and the sprawling deck is the perfect spot to bask in the Central Otago sun or enjoy a BBQ at the end of a day spent adventuring.

1x King Single Bunk Beds
1x King Bed
1x King Bed

$840 per night

Check In 3pm
Check Out 11am
Two night stay minimum

Add ons:
4WD backcountry tours (LHS Backcountry closed through Winter)
mountain bikes
fishing rods
grocery hampers
locally made meals

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Lake House

​​The Lake House, our most beautiful new rental property. On the Eastern shores of Lake Hawea we have the most exclusive, private 3 bedroom home. Built in 2020 to bask in all day Central Otago sun. Fitted out with luxurious local linens, wools and modern furnishings. The stunning lake view looking up Lake Hawea to the Hunter Valley. This lake side escape meets all our guests needs with a full kitchen, dining area, laundry, fireside lounge, movie room, 3 bedroom and 2 bathroom. Some of our favourite feature include our Wilson and Dorset wool rugs, underfloor heating, BBQ and being a very short walk down the driveway to the lake. With a beautiful bubbling Stoked Spa Hot tub.

1x Super-King
1x Super-King / 2 King Singles
1 x King / 2 Singles

$1650 per night
2 night minimum stay

If you can't get to us at the moment we are sending our aroha. To still get that LHS connection you can now purchase some of our LHS merchandise online, so check out the online store below. Many more LHS products to come ....

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