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Buchanan Lodge - 'Exclusive-Use' Retreat

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5 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
9 guests
3 nights minimum
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Reduced Rates for 2020 * Flexible cancellation policy * Contactless check-in * Enhanced cleaning *. Buchanan Lodge is situated on 60 acres of land designated as an area of outstanding natural beauty. It is beautifully secluded - 30 mins outside Wanaka. The garden leads down to the lake where there is a delightful pebble beach. The lodge sleeps 9 people upstairs (2 doubles, 2 twins and 1 single), and has 3 modern bathrooms (2 ensuite with the doubles and 1 family bathroom shared between the twin rooms and the single room). Downstairs is a wonderful open-plan living area with state-of-the-art facilities (kitchen at one end, living room at the other with a gorgeous open fireplace, and a double-height dining area in the middle). There is also a downstairs cloakroom and laundry room. It is ...Reduced Rates for 2020 * Flexible cancellation policy * Contactless check-in * Enhanced cleaning *. Buchanan Lodge is situated on 60 acres of land designated as an area of outstanding natural beauty. It is beautifully secluded - 30 mins outside Wanaka. The garden leads down to the lake where there is a delightful pebble beach. The lodge sleeps 9 people upstairs (2 doubles, 2 twins and 1 single), and has 3 modern bathrooms (2 ensuite with the doubles and 1 family bathroom shared between the twin rooms and the single room). Downstairs is a wonderful open-plan living area with state-of-the-art facilities (kitchen at one end, living room at the other with a gorgeous open fireplace, and a double-height dining area in the middle). There is also a downstairs cloakroom and laundry room. It is the perfect spot to enjoy a family holiday, a break with friends or a romantic honeymoon.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
No parties or functions to be held at the Lodge without prior owner consent. Please keep the front gate and the garden gate closed at all times to avoid rabbits entering the garden.
Bathrooms
2 Attached (ensuite), 1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Ally H
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:December 2011
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spectacular location and house. Every window provides a lake and or alpine view. The house had everything we needed from kids toys and games through to coffee machine and beach towels. A well thought out space for entertaining and socialising while keeping the bedrooms quite....More

Date of stay: March 2021
Thank Molly-and-Tribe
Reviewed 17 January 2021

Our group of two families, including 6 children had the best holiday in this perfectly-private and stunning lodge. The hot tub and kayaks were fantastic, and the lodge was warm, clean, comfortable and perfectly-equipped for our week-long stay. We will absolutely visit again and couldn't...More

Date of stay: January 2021
1  Thank Sarah C
Roam745455, VR Owner at Buchanan Lodge - 'Exclusive-Use' Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2021

Thank you Sarah. We look forward to welcoming you back next time.

Reviewed 9 January 2021

Such a gorgeous secluded location with fabulous views. We had a lovely family Christmas holiday here. Plenty of room for all of us in the lodge to comfortably relax with everything we needed at hand, including a Christmas tree and decorations! We had lots of...More

Date of stay: December 2020
1  Thank Resort48099260613
Roam745455, VR Owner at Buchanan Lodge - 'Exclusive-Use' Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2021

Thank you for your kind words. We look forward to welcoming you again soon.

Reviewed 15 July 2020

Buchanan Lodge is a fabulous house in a remarkable setting on Lake Wanaka. Very comfortable and well appointed - it had everything we needed and more. Lovely and private, with incredible 360 degree views of the mountains. Very highly recommended.

Date of stay: July 2020
1  Thank MarkRTC
Roam745455, VR Owner at Buchanan Lodge - 'Exclusive-Use' Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2020

Thank for your review. We look forward to your next stay.

Reviewed 7 December 2017

The location of this lodge is amazing! The view is something we could never get tired of! We love it! The lodge is lovely, and well stocked with utensils, pots and pans/crockery and the washer/dryer is great for big families. We enjoyed the privacy of...More

Date of stay: December 2017
1  Thank sgmum
Management response:Responded 23 December 2017

Thank you for your lovely and helpful review. We are so glad you had a good time, and look forward to seeing you again.

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Reviewed 25 January 2017

Buchanan Lodge is absolutely stunning! The view from the house, the peaceful surrounds, the lounge room with the most comfortable couches and fire place, the fully equipped kitchen, beautiful lawns, hot tub under the stars, direct access to the lake for kayaking and the cosy...More

Date of stay: January 2017
1  Thank arosien
Reviewed 13 October 2015

The house and the setting are amazing. Beautiful views in every direction. The photos don't quite do it justice. Fully equipped, very comfortable and spacious. We travelled with 4 adults, 3 kids and still there was always a quiet place somewhere (with great views of...More

Date of stay: September 2015
Thank Wolfgang F
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Perth australia
Reviewed 21 April 2014

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Date of stay: January 2011
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Queenstown
Reviewed 14 April 2014

Date of stay: October 2012
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Melbourne
Reviewed 10 February 2014

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Date of stay: August 2013
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Blender
Books
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Hot Tub
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Mountain Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Paper Towels Provided
Parking
Patio
Porch
Private Fishing Lake/River
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Stereo System
Cooker
Telephone
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Water Views
Waterfront
Wi-Fi
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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Access
Car recommended
How to get there
The Lodge is situated about 20 mins drive out of Wanaka, in a fabulous location. Take Mt Aspiring Road out of Wanaka and drive around the lake, past Glendhu Bay until you reach a road on the RHS signposted West Wanaka. It is an 80-90min drive from Queenstown Airport.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Buchanan Lodge - 'Exclusive-Use' Retreat

  • Buchanan Lodge - 'Exclusive-Use' Retreat is able to accommodate up to 9 guests. See all property details.

  • Buchanan Lodge - 'Exclusive-Use' Retreat has 3 bathrooms available. See all property details.

  • Buchanan Lodge - 'Exclusive-Use' Retreat has 5 bedrooms available. See all property details.

  • Stays at Buchanan Lodge - 'Exclusive-Use' Retreat must last at least 3 nights. See all property details.