Acacia Bay Get Away

5/92 Wakeman Road, Acacia Bay, Taupo
Max Guests

About this Holiday House

This is a stunning executive 4 bedroom home in Acacia Bay, set in a private location at the top of a right of way (top left house No.5). The expansive lake views are amazing, looking over Lake Taupo, Mt Tauhara and the bays towards the town. A popular feature is the big Spa Pool in a private patio downstairs. So relaxing anytime of the day or night and excellent to soak away the stress of the day after snow skiing on the mountain, playing tennis or a round of golf, water skiing, trout fishing just to mention some fabulous activities Taupo has to offer you on your holiday or weekend break away. There is one master bedroom upstairs with a Super King size bed, an ensuite containing a bath and a large tiled "double shower" and vanity. There is a separate toilet upstairs. The designer kitchen is upstairs with a huge electric oven, large gas hobs and slide pantries. The open plan lounge flows out to a sunny north facing Kwila deck with an outside gas fire, for your alfresco entertaining on those beautiful summer evenings. The property is warm and cozy in the winter with underfloor heating in foyer, two heat pumps, gas fires inside & out. Also heating in each bedroom & electric blankets on every bed. Downstairs there are 3 more double bedrooms, a bathroom with a tiled shower, toilet and vanity. This property has 3 Queen beds and 2 single beds in it. The laundry has external access to an outside covered patio with the Spa Pool just waiting for your to jump into, a clothes line with a water feature in a private backyard. The native birds sing away in these bushlands. There is plenty of parking for your cars, boats, jet skis etc...

Details and amenities

Child friendly
No pets
Linen provided
No smoking
No disabled access
Spa pool
Heating & cooling
Air Conditioning
Electric blankets
Fire place
Gas heating
Heat pump
High Chair
Cot Available
Extra Bedding
Washing Machine
Boat parking
Off Street Parking
Tea, coffee, sugar etc
CD player
Cellphone coverage
Cleaning equipment
Cleaning supplies
Clothes line
Electric heat
Ensuite Bathroom
Extra Toilet
Gas log fire
Laundry Tub
Oil heaters
Outdoor furniture
Under floor heating

Bed layout

1 Super King(s), 1 Queen(s), 2 Single(s), 1 Queen(s)

Special Amenities

This holiday home has amazing lake views and is set in private bush at the end of a right of way. Listen to the Tui sing in the bushes. It is close to a fabulous playground for the kids, two boat ramps, a tennis court, the Acacia Bay store, restaurant, Art Café and the lake for cool freshwater swims on those hot summer days. Only 1 hour away to the snowy mountains for skiing and snow boarding. International Golf Courses 15 mins away in Wairakei or the Centennial Course in town. A huge selection of so many activities to enjoy while on holiday or just sit on the deck and enjoy the amazing view.

Special Attractions and Activities Nearby

The local Acacia Bay restaurant is very popular and there is an Art Café close by also and a local dairy, Acacia Bay store. Tennis courts are very close and available for your use. There are also two boat ramps in Acacia Bay to launch your jet skis and boats.


Average Rating: 5
16 total reviews

Lisa Guy
Amazing place to stay - our second time returning and already booked in again!
Response from Owner
Thank you Lisa, always a pleasure having your lovely family. 😊
Ghazala Ambreen
Well-equipped and spacious, warm home. Our family had a lovely time at the house.
Response from Owner
So glad you enjoyed your stay, fabulous guests, much appreciated. Kind regards Gill
Fantastic accommodation. Wonderful host and great communication. Family friendly, we thoroughly enjoyed our time here.
Response from Owner
Excellent guests, so easy to communicate with, clean and tidy, please come back again, so very welcome. Kind regards Gill
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Date rangeRatesExtra guestsMinimum stay
14 Jan - 28 Feb $400 / Night for 4 guests$503 Nights
1 Mar - 7 Mar $400 / Night for 4 guests$503 Nights
1 Apr - 5 Apr $400 / Night for 4 guests$503 Nights
21 Oct - 31 Oct $400 / Night for 4 guests$503 Nights
1 Nov - 21 Dec $400 / Night for 4 guests$502 Nights
22 Dec - 13 Jan $500 / Night for 4 guests$505 Nights
Rest of year$400 / Night for 4 guests$502 Nights
14 Jan - 28 Feb
$400 / Night for 4 guests
Extra guests: $50Min. stay: 3 Nights
1 Mar - 7 Mar
$400 / Night for 4 guests
Extra guests: $50Min. stay: 3 Nights
1 Apr - 5 Apr
$400 / Night for 4 guests
Extra guests: $50Min. stay: 3 Nights
21 Oct - 31 Oct
$400 / Night for 4 guests
Extra guests: $50Min. stay: 3 Nights
1 Nov - 21 Dec
$400 / Night for 4 guests
Extra guests: $50Min. stay: 2 Nights
22 Dec - 13 Jan
$500 / Night for 4 guests
Extra guests: $50Min. stay: 5 Nights
Rest of year
$400 / Night for 4 guests
Extra guests: $50Min. stay: 2 Nights
Short Term Rental Terms

1. Terms of the Agreement

1.1 These terms apply when the owner of a property (the "owner"), or the owner’s authorized manager or agent, offers to rent the property ("the Holiday House") to a renter (the "renter"). Under this Agreement, the renter agrees to rent the Holiday House from the owner and the owner agrees to rent the Holiday House to the renter on the terms of this agreement (the "Agreement").

1.2 Trade Me Limited administers the website (the "site") and is not a representative of the owner or a party to this Agreement. The site’s terms and conditions (set out on the site) apply to owners and renters using the site. Any dispute between the owner and the renter is a matter between them and the parties to this Agreement agree not to take action against Trade Me Limited as part of any dispute between them.

2. Bookings/Deposits/Cancellation of Bookings


2.1 A booking is made when a renter contacts the owner of the Holiday House, the owner and renter agree to rent the Holiday House for the term for a price (the "rental"), and the renter pays for their stay in full. Confirmation of a booking will be provided to the renter once the payment has been received by the owner in full.

2.2 At the time of booking the owner may set out terms and conditions in addition to those in this Agreement ("additional terms") which may include, without limitation, terms relating to pets, tents, the number of people permitted to occupy the Holiday House, and additional fees or costs which apply to the booking. The renter agrees to comply with the additional terms, including any terms set out in the site listing for the Holiday House, as if they were set out in this Agreement.

2.3 Subject to the cancellation provisions of this Agreement, once a booking is confirmed in writing by the owner the renter is liable for the balance of the rental together with any extra costs or fees set out in the additional terms.


2.4 The renter must, to confirm a booking, pay the owner in full equal to either:
a.100% of the rental for the Holiday House if the booking request is made within 30 days of the proposed date of commencement of the term, or
b. such other amount that the owner determines and advises the renter in writing.
c. The renter must give their full residential address details on booking the Holiday house.

2.5 A deposit, if less than the full amount of the rental, is in part payment of the full amount of rental that is due for renting the Holiday House for the term.

Payment of Rental

2.6 One week’s worth of the rental is to be paid by the renter not less than 30 days prior to the commencement of the term.

2.7 The balance of the rental, if any, is payable by the renter at or prior to the renter picking up the keys for the Holiday House.

2.8 Due to any Covid Restrictions, the renter who has paid a deposit or paid in full for the Holiday house booking and can not travel to the Holiday house from their home, residence due to Traffic Light level RED will retain their deposit / full payment and be able to take a rain check, retaining their deposit or payment made in full and book at another time when the Holiday house is available on the calendar within 6 months of original/ initial travel dates previously booked.

Amendments and Cancellations

2.9 Any cancellation or amendment must be made in writing two weeks prior to occupation of the Holiday house stay.

If the cancellation is made due to Covid restrictions, the booking will be given a credit for the same details, occupancy within 6 months of the original booking.
No refund will be given. Please book again as soon as possible to ensure availability.

2.10 The owner may refuse to amend a booking once it has been confirmed in writing and any amendment or transfer of deposit to another booking will be at the sole discretion of the owner.

2.11 The owner may cancel a booking by notice in writing if the renter fails to make any payment due under this Agreement when that payment is due.

2.12 If a renter cancels this Agreement more than 28 days prior to the commencement of the term the full payment shall be forfeited by the renter. No refund will be given due to the loss of other bookings because of the renters cancellation.

2.13 If the renter cancels this Agreement fewer than 28 days prior to the commencement of the term the rental will remain payable by the renter.

2.14 If the owner cancels this Agreement at any time prior to the commencement of the term the owner will refund the renter any money paid prior to cancellation.

3. Damage and Bond

A $300.00 bond will be paid when the booking is confirmed and paid at that time before your stay. A $350.00 bond is required over New Years Eve & New Year periods. Cleaning fees are $150.00 per stay.

3.1 The renter is responsible to the owner for all breakage, damage and destruction to any property, direct and indirect costs, fines incurred, charges from third parties arising, and damage caused to the Holiday House (including any contents) during the term. The renter agrees to indemnify the owner against any losses or damages suffered by the owner as a consequence of the renter’s breach of its obligations under clause 3.1 and to immediately, on demand, reimburse the owner for all such costs.

3.2 If the term is more than 14 days the owner will request a bond of $500.00 from the renter, to be held by the owner on trust until the end of the term. If a bond is held by the owner it shall not limit any liability of the renter under paragraph 3.1 above.

4. Occupation of the Holiday House

4.1 The renter must not permit more people to occupy the Holiday House than the number stipulated by the owner in the booking confirmation or in the advertisement on the site.

4.2 The renter must not permit smoking in the Holiday House. Smoking may be permitted within the boundaries of the property provided the renter ensures that all associated rubbish is removed at the end of the term.

4.3 The owner may enter the property and the Holiday House at any time to inspect the property and Holiday House provided the owner gives the renter not less than 2 hours’ notice. Such notice shall be provided by phone and in writing.

4.4 The Holiday House will be available for occupation from 2.00 p.m. on the day of arrival and must be vacated by 11.00 a.m. on the day of departure. The arrival and departure times may be varied by agreement between the owner and the renter in writing.

4.5 The owner must be provided with 48 hours’ notice of the requested arrival time of the renter so the owner may make arrangements in respect of the keys for the Holiday House.

4.5 The owner accepts no responsibility for any loss, or damage, to any of the renter's personal belongings at the Holiday House.

5. Additional Facilities Available in the Holiday House

5.1 If any additional facilities provided by the owner are used by the renter or the renter’s guests the renter uses those additional facilities at its sole risk.

6. Limitation of Liability

6.1 The parties’ liability in respect of this Agreement shall be limited to the value of the rental and other associated charges agreed at the time of booking. In no circumstances will the owner be liable for any consequential damages of any nature, however arising and regardless of whether the owner has been notified of the risk of them.

6.2 The renter’s limitation of liability under clause 6.1 shall not apply to liability arising under clause 3.1 or clause 9 of this Agreement.

7. Complaints

7.1 If the renter is not entirely satisfied with the Holiday House they must immediately contact the owner (or the owner's representative).

7.2 In the unlikely event that a complaint of the renter is not addressed by the owner during the term, the renter may make their complaint, in writing, within 14 days after the end of the term.

8. Arbitration

8.1 Should any dispute arise between the owner and the renter which cannot be resolved by discussion between the parties, the matter shall be referred to an arbitrator agreed between the parties, or failing agreement, to an arbitrator appointed by the President at the time of the Arbitrators and Mediators Institute of New Zealand. Any such arbitration is to be carried out in accordance with the provisions of the Arbitration Act 1996 and all decisions will final and binding.

9. Insurance

9.1 The renter undertakes that it will not do, permit to be done, or omit to do, any action that does or may invalidate or adversely affect any insurance policy held by the owner in respect of the Holiday House and/or its contents.

9.2 The renter agrees to indemnify the owner against any losses or damages suffered by the owner as a consequence of the renter’s breach of its obligations under clause 9.1.

10. Privacy Act 1993

10.1 Information collected by the owner about the renter is used by the owner to determine the credit worthiness of the renter, to operate the Holiday House as a business, and to carry out the owner’s obligations under this agreement. The renter authorizes the owner to exchange such information with third parties, including (without limitation) its agents used to manage the Holiday House, credit and debt collection agencies, accountants and lawyers. The renter understands that if the renter defaults on any payment under this Agreement, that default may be listed with a credit and/or debt collection agency. Any information provided to a credit and/or debt collection agency may be made available by that agency to other users of that agency’s services.

11. Consumer Guarantees Act 1993

11.1 If the Holiday House is being used by the renter for business purposes as that term is defined in the Consumer Guarantees Act 1993 then pursuant to the provisions of the Act the terms and guarantees of the Act do not apply to this transaction.

12. Residential Tenancies Act 1986

12.1 The owner and the renter agree that the term shall not exceed 120 days and this Agreement is not subject to the Residential Tenancies Act 1986.

13. Force Majeure

13.1 Neither party shall be liable to the other where such liability arises through a circumstance entirely outside the control of that party.

14. Contracts (Privity) Act

14.1 This Agreement confers rights on Trade Me Limited and is, for the purposes of the Contracts (Privity) Act 1982, for the benefit of and may be enforced by Trade Me Limited, any nominee, assignee or subsequent purchaser of the assets of Trade Me Limited.


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