High end luxury accommodation

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 super king 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 with two bedrooms, a chefs kitchen, big deck. Both Packhorse bedrooms have historic etchings from Shepherds of the past on the walls and skylights for star gazing in bed. Studio stay in a super king bed in wee Homespur cottage. Both cottages are in the heart of this working farm. They have undergone conscious renovations which has seen them match genuine heritage with impeccable style. Each residence has an outdoor fire pit, outdoor dining & beautiful hot tubs. Backcountry 4WD experiences and Eco-Tours and mountain biking trips can be added to your stay to. Little L is a tiny house in the middle of a paddock over looking Lake Hawea. It has everything you need, including a tiny library if you just want to stay in bed all day read and watch the mountains across the lake with the billowing white linen curtain framing the view.

Book to watch the working dogs muster and to visit the regenerative pastures on this New Zealand's first certified Carbon Positive Farm. Mountain Biking, fishing, hiking and everything you expect in this part of the world is available on request.

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

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The Lake House

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The Lake House effect

​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. Just a 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, $1900 in peak season (Jan, Feb, March & June)
2 night minimum stay

Little L for our whenua lovers...

She's a modern tiny home - off grid, the deep fluffy bed faces toward the most iconic view on the property up the lake towards the mountains. It's completely private with outdoor bath (coming soon) and BBQ. She draws little power so you'll be rewilding but with gorgeous linen and a cute bathroom. There is a wee library and a fire pit. It's possible you'll be company of beautiful Merinos.

This stay is an authentic on farm retreat
$320 per night

Booking directly through booking button or email grace@lakehaweastation.com

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Bespoke Historic Cottages

​​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

$540 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

$890 per night

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

Add ons:
masseuse
4WD backcountry tours (LHS Backcountry closed through Winter)
eco-agri-tour
mountain bikes
ebikes
fishing rods
grocery hampers
locally made meals


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 ....

LHS Merch
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