Golden Elm Tarawera

462 Spencer Road, Lake Tarawera, RD5 Rotorua
Max Guests

About this Holiday House

Large family friendly house with lots of extras. Springfree Trampoline, Kayaks, Games and Toys, loads of room and lots to do. Free Wifi. Family DVDs. Fully set up kitchen, expresso coffee machine and coffee plunger options. 5 bedroom, 3 bathroom home, with extensive desks. Stunning views of lake and mountain throughout the house. Safe and spectacular local beach (Cliff Road Reserve) only 300 metres away. Best accessible beach at the Lake. Quiet end of Spencer Road, safe for walking, close to park and excellent fishing locations. Fish smoker provided. Off road parking for small or medium sized boat (up to 5.5 metre). Parking options for larger boat available close by. Close to boat ramps. House layout, Master bedroom (king) with ensuite, plus 2 bedrooms (one with a Queen + single, and one with two king singles) and bathroom upstairs. 2 bedrooms (one with a queen, and one with two king singles and an additional single) and bathroom downstairs. Open plan kitchen, dining and large living areas. Great for two families. Decks front and back. Partially covered back deck so sit outside and BBQ in any weather. Webber BBQ. Family friendly, lots to do, Large spring free trampoline, 2 small Kayaks (life jackets available), Aluminum dingy with oars. Lots of Games and boxes of toys for the young ones. Sandpit, Boogie Boards, a range of blow up water toys. Free to air TV via a Freeview box plus chromecast. HDMI connections. Stairs has gate for toddler safety. Safe garden for kids. Bush gully for older kids to explore. Glow worms at night. Climb into the DOC reserve behind for spectacular views. Fishing, boating, swimming, walking, history – Tarawera has it all. Rotorua a short drive away provides plenty of things to do, including mountain biking, The Luge, Geo-thermal sites and much more. Close to Blue Lake and Lake Okareka and their many events, Rowing, Canoeing, Power Boats, Xterra, Triathalon, Multi-sport, Nduro, 3D Multisport festival etc. Rotorua events including Marathon, 100k Flyer Cycle, National 7s, Walking Festival, Mountain Biking,2W, W4, 3D, Tough Guy and Gal, Cycling, Half-ironman, Rotorua Bike Festival, Crankworx. $90 cleaning fee at end of stay. NOTE: Our house is in a quiet and peaceful neighborhood, no events or parties are permitted, and music and noise must not impact our neighbors after 10.30pm. Local security can be alerted if their is an issue.

Details and amenities

Child friendly
Pet: please enquire
Linen: please enquire
No smoking
No disabled access
Sand pit
Heating & cooling
Fire place
High Chair
Extra Bedding
Washing Machine
Boat parking
Off Street Parking
Tea, coffee, sugar etc
CD player
Cellphone coverage
Cleaning equipment
Cleaning supplies
Clothes line
Ensuite Bathroom
Extra Toilet
Fire wood supplied
Internet available
Oil heaters
Outdoor furniture

Bed layout

2 Queen(s), 4 King single(s), 2 Single(s), 1 King(s)

Special Amenities

Cliff Road reserve and beach is arguably the best accessible beach on the lake, only 300 metres walk. Bush gully, glow worms and bush track with views over the lake. Private decks back and front of house. Covered BBQ area for all weather outdoor dinning. Full views of lake and mountain and surounding hills.

Special Attractions and Activities Nearby

Local attractions include Buried Village, Tarawera Walkway, Landing Cafe. Explore the lake by boat (local charters and water taxi available) and visit hot water beach, the outlet. Tramp to Tarawera Falls, Lake Okatiana , Lake Rotomahana or walk the Tarawera Walkway. Close to the Blue Lake and Lake Okareka, home to many events including rowing, canoeing, Triathlon, Xterra, W3, 3D, Ultra-marathon, Mulitsport, Mountain Biking, Water Skiing etc. Rotorua Lakes District attractions are extensive, includes Skyline Gondola Luge and Mountain Biking, Paradise Valley, Rainbow Springs, Kayaking and Rafting (Kiatuna and others), Te Puna, Waimungu, Hells Gate, Waiotapu, Canopy tours zipline, Offroad NZ,


Average Rating: 5
8 total reviews

Vivienne Palmer
A great spot and fantastic few. Everything you need is there. Plenty of space and lots of beds. Great outdoor area undercover. Clean, tidy and easy to check in . The sun rising was incredible. We would stay again.
Meike Raasche
We loved the home. Well equipped, lots of space, great views. Would book again.
Belinda Studholme
Great place to stay for 2 families. Lots of space. Sunny deck, fabulous views. The house was clean and had everything we needed. Thanks Richard
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Date rangeRatesExtra guestsMinimum stay
15 Jan - 31 Jan $450 / Night for 5 guests$305 Nights
1 Feb - 3 May $290 / Night for 5 guests$302 Nights
1 Feb - 3 May (Weekends)$350 / Night for 5 guests$302 Nights
27 Sep - 19 Dec $290 / Night for 5 guests$302 Nights
27 Sep - 19 Dec (Weekends)$350 / Night for 5 guests$302 Nights
20 Dec - 14 Jan $550 / Night for 5 guests$307 Nights
Rest of year$290 / Night for 5 guests$302 Nights
Rest of year (Weekends)$350 / Night for 5 guests$302 Nights
15 Jan - 31 Jan
$450 / Night for 5 guests
Extra guests: $30Min. stay: 5 Nights
1 Feb - 3 May
$290 / Night for 5 guests
Extra guests: $30Min. stay: 2 Nights
1 Feb - 3 May (Weekends)
$350 / Night for 5 guests
Extra guests: $30Min. stay: 2 Nights
27 Sep - 19 Dec
$290 / Night for 5 guests
Extra guests: $30Min. stay: 2 Nights
27 Sep - 19 Dec (Weekends)
$350 / Night for 5 guests
Extra guests: $30Min. stay: 2 Nights
20 Dec - 14 Jan
$550 / Night for 5 guests
Extra guests: $30Min. stay: 7 Nights
Rest of year
$290 / Night for 5 guests
Extra guests: $30Min. stay: 2 Nights
Rest of year (Weekends)
$350 / Night for 5 guests
Extra guests: $30Min. stay: 2 Nights
Minimum stay extended to cover long week-ends and week-end rates apply. Stay 6 nights or more and we will provide a discounted rate (not including peak season)


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