12,000 NZD per night rate based on up to 4 people.
$500 NZD per person after 4 people.
3 nights minimum stay.
Views overlooking Lake Te Anau into the World Heritage listed Fiordland National Park
24-hour Host / chaperone
Private chef for all meals
4 – Double Bedrooms
2 – Lounge areas with real fire places
Private Hot Tub Pool
Close proximity to 3 of New Zealand’s GREAT Walks
5 minutes to the start of the Kepler Track
20 minutes to the start of the Milford Track
60 minutes to the start of the Routeburn Track
70 minutes to the start of the Hollyford Track
Helicopter access from the owner’s cottage lawn
World Class brown and rainbow fishing with 40 rivers within 1 hour of the property
At the gateway to Milford Sound
At the gateway to Doubtful Sound
Traveller Made Amenities
-Free WIFI access
-Early Check-in/Late Check-out UPON AVAILABILITY
-VIP amenities: fruit basket, bottle of champagne or wine and mineral water upon arrival (or other custom)
-Local traditional gift
-Airport return transfer in sedan type car
-Complimentary beer/mineral water/sofdt drinks (wine from cellar extra)
-All meals inclusion breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, BBQ…
Location and key sites
The Owner’s Cottage is located 5km from Te Anau and is looking over Lake Te Anau and into the Fiordland National Park. It is the perfect base from where to explore Milford Sound and Doubtful Sound, and the surrounding Fiordland National Park. It is an area where snow-capped mountains, rivers of ice, deep lakes, unbroken forests and tussock grasslands produce a landscape of exceptional beauty.
This property is extremely private and can be accessed by private helicopter (35-minute flight) or vehicle (2-hour drive) direct from Queenstown International airport. The Te Anau / Manapouri airport is at very close proximity for small aircrafts and private jets.
Date of construction and last renovation
The house was built in 2013 and is 620 Square meters. The owners Cottage is maintained by the Fiordland Lodge maintenance team. The Architect was Nick Baker of Baker Garden Architects in Dunedin. The Architect and Builder were the same as those who designed the main Lodge.
Children and infants welcome/accepted.
Pets are welcome
Manager living onsite for security of the property and to assist with service of meals, beverage service, booking activities, chaperone, and local knowledge expert. The property is located on 19 acres of farmland/scrub and hidden away for complete, privacy and security.
Weddings, Anniversaries, Birthdays, Incentive trips. House can sleep 8 but we can cater for 35 people for day and evening events. A very special venue for a destination wedding with the backdrop of gorgeous lake Te Anau and the Kepler and Murchison mountains.
EXTRA SERVICES :
Numerous scenic helicopter flight options into different locations of the Fiordland National Park, scenic cruises onto Milford Sound or Doubtful Sound, Kayaking on either Milford Sound, Doubtful Sound or Lake Te Anau, Guided day or multiple walk on 3 of the Great Walks of New Zealand, Guided Fly Fishing, Farm Tours available to deer, sheep, cow and alpaca farms, Cooking classes with the lodges head chef, Glow-worm Cave tours, Jet Boat Fishing, Heli Fishing, Clay target shooting, private aerobatic display available in front of owners cottage, private star gazing directly of the Owners Cottage lawn, Central Otago wine tasting with the owner in the cellar.
Number of staff on property
Live in Manager onsite at all times if necessary/required