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The Black Shack- Absolute Lakefront Absolute Bliss

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3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 6
Lake Hawea, Otago Region, South Island
A hidden haven at the edge of Lake Hawea, Wanaka, New Zealand. Stay a night, a week or longer and enjoy the ultimate retreat.

The Black Shack is a gorgeous sunny lakeside cottage nestled amongst native trees, with world class mountain and lake views. It doesn’t get more idyllic than this. With only a 2 mins drive from Lake Hawea township or 15mins drive to Wanaka township – you get to enjoy easy access to shops and your daily flat white but then quickly be back in paradise relaxing and enjoying nature.

This is a unique slice of paradise. There are not many cottages available to rent in such an idyllic spot. You can hear the birds every morning, hear the water of Lake Hawea lapping near the cottage. You truly feel renewed and invigorated after a stay here. Surrounded by native trees, nestled in a corner nook of the lake, John’s Creek has...
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Listing #FKN3278058
About the Owner
Gordon H
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:57%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2013
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Reviewed 23 January 2016

Love this place. A short drive from Wanaka to your own slice of paradise. Real Kiwi bach, right next to the beach where you can chill out by the fire or laze around on the lawn in between swims. Don't forget to try the fire-bath...More

Thank Annabel443
Reviewed 21 April 2015

We stayed 4 nights at the Black Shack. There had been unseasonal snow fall just prior to our arrival, so the mountains and lake looked just spectacular. The Shack is very clean and comfortable , with a well equipped kitchen & cosy fire - everything...More

Thank MrsMac62
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Reviewed 28 December 2014

Black Shack in Hawea is peaceful place to relax, right on the lake, with great views on Lake Hawea. Well kept and fully equipped kitchen, you can do your own cooking but check your supplies, only one grocery shop in Hawea. We booked on very...More

Thank Klaus T
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Boat Available
  • Fireplace
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Mountain Views
  • Shared Garden
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Towels Provided
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Full bath
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Airport: Queenstown Airport about 75-90 min: 81.0 km
Take the slightly longer Scenic Drive via Cardrona and Wanaka to Hawea
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Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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