Lake Escape

20 Torbay Avenue, Lake Hood, Huntingdon, Ashburton, South Canterbury
Max Guests

About this Holiday House

Whether you jet ski, water or snow ski, you will love this waterside sun drenched 5 bedroom home with its own private jetty. There are 3 TV’s, all connected to Sky (movies and sports package) with the master bedroom and smaller lounge (ideal for the kids) TV also having free to air. The main lounge TV has Chromecast for streaming. For music there is a small sound system in the console opposite the kitchen that you can connect your personal devices to. Bedding is supplied (blankets/duvets/pillows), please supply own linen (sheets/pillowcases/towels). Tea towels, dishcloths (in kitchen sink cupboard and drawers) and cleaning cloths are supplied. Could you please bring your own: 1. Towels, sheets and pillowcases for the beds and any extra blankets you may feel necessary. 2. Food & beverages, there are a small amount of tea, coffee, sugar, salt & pepper and oil provided but for extended stays please provide your own. 3. Personal hygiene products including soap, shampoo, hairdryers etc. 4. Laundry powder and toilet paper (a small amount of both is provided to assist). PLEASE NOTE - there is no fencing between the house and the canal. Also the water depth can vary so please do not jump into the water as there may be unseen hazards. No parties or large gatherings are to be held at this property. We do not charge a cleaning fee so please leave the house tidy and as you find it. Can you please put all rubbish in the outside bins provided, empty the dishwasher and put any used hand towels, kitchen or cleaning cloths in the laundry. If you use the BBQ please clean it after use.

Details and amenities

Child friendly
Pet: please enquire
Linen not provided
No smoking
Accessibility: please enquire
Sky TV
Heating & cooling
Air Conditioning
Electric blankets
Fire place
Gas heating
Accessible Bathroom
Extra Bedding
Washing Machine
Boat parking
Off Street Parking
Tea, coffee, sugar etc
Cellphone coverage
Cleaning equipment
Cleaning supplies
Clothes line
Electric heat
Ensuite Bathroom
Extra Toilet
Gas log fire
Internet available
iPod Dock
Laundry Tub
Outdoor furniture

Bed layout

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

Special Amenities

Enjoy the spacious sunny north facing covered outdoor area and watch the sun set whilst being canal/lake side. A built in BBQ and outdoor gas fire allows for great entertainment in the evenings. The garage is available for your car and there is ample off street parking for a boat or jet skis if you have one and additional cars. Owners have a section of the garage fenced off to store personal property. The property has one of the biggest jetty's on the lake allowing you to dock while having lunch or tie up over night if you wish. There is a jet ski parking ramp next to the jetty. Launching your boat or ski is easy as there is a private launching ramp for the street only a few hundred meters from the house.

Special Attractions and Activities Nearby

Lake Hood is only 6 km drive from Ashburton where you will find a range of shops, cafes, weekend farmers market (Sat 9am-12pm), supermarkets and local restaurants. It is an easy commute from Christchurch Airport to the house – approximately 1 hour. The house is 40 minutes drive from fabulous skiing at Mt Hutt. Activities at Lake Hood include swimming, walking and biking the river track, canoeing, kayaking, stand up paddle boarding, board-sailing, sailing, fishing, water-skiing, 9 hole golf course, international rowing course, tennis and paintball. There are free gas BBQ spots on the lake edge. There are also public tennis courts and children's playgrounds closely located to the house. Please refer to the Lake Hood website for information about events and lake closures. There is also information available about water sports equipment and bike hire. The Lake House Restaurant is located on the lake, a short walk from the house, around the canals


Average Rating: 5
5 total reviews

We absolutely loved our stay in this house! It was clean and tidy and very spacious! Great communication from the host Gill. Will definately be back! :)
Sue Brennock
Such a wonderful place and so relaxing. Owner was lovely and easy to deal with. We will definitely be back
Dave Keown
Orsum spot to stay great kitchen to look after our group. Plenty of room and comfortable sleeping. Close to great local restaurant ( rate the food very highly )must to visit. Gill was great to deal with orsum host. Thank-you Thank-you Thank-you.
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Date rangeRatesExtra guestsMinimum stay
All year$270 / Night for 5 guests$502 Nights
All year
$270 / Night for 5 guests
Extra guests: $50Min. stay: 2 Nights
Two nights minimum @ $270.00 per night for maximum of 5 guests. NO CLEANING FEE but please leave the house tidy and as you find it. If the BBQ is used, please clean.
Arrival is from 2pm and check out is at 10am unless prior arrangement is made.




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