Home set in 6 acres of woodland garden, walking distance to the northern shores of Lake Rotorua & 15 minutes drive to Rotorua City which is also on Lake Rotorua. 5 minutes to nearest village shops, cafe, bar, & local restaurant. House is on 3 levels - lounge, modern kitchen with dishwasher, microwave, and dining room & office on first level, main bathroom with shower/separate toilet & 3rd bedroom on 2nd level and upstairs is main bedroom and 2nd bedroom - both with access to 2nd bathroom which has shower and bath.
Lounge has 50 inch plasma television, DVD recorder/player, stereo with surround sound. We receive digital SKY television with multiple channels. Large deck off lounge overlooking garden. Double garage and outdoor barbeque area for alfresco dining.
Friendly neighbourhood 5 minutes from Ngongotaha Village and 15 minutes from Rotorua City. Rural setting and walking distance to northern shores of Lake Rotorua. Rotorua city has a multi-cultural population of around 68,000 people - around 35% are Maori. An international tourist icon, Rotorua is renowned as the heartland of Maori culture. Rotorua attracts some 1.6 million visitors annually. The lakes district has 15 fishable lakes packed with rainbow and brown trout. The lakes, all formed from the craters of extinct volanoes, are a popular attraction for many water-based activities. Rotorua is located in the central North Island, a 3 hour drive from Auckland and 5-6 hour drive from Wellington. Summer temps (Dec-Feb) daytime 21-29 degrees celsius. Autumn (Mar-May) daytime 15-26 deg. Winter (Jun-Aug) daytime 9-16 deg. Spring (Sep-Nov) daytime 13-21 deg celsius. Rotorua has over 250 shops, specialty department stores, fashion stores, bookshops, pharmacies, arts, crafts, & photographic outlets and more than 50 restaurants of casual and fine dining options. Chinese, Japanese, Italian, Korean, Mexican, Indian, Mediterranean & European restaurants abound.
We are a retired builder (63 years) and retired legal secretary (57). We have 6 grown up children and 7 grandchildren. Have lived in Rotorua for 35 years. Looking for house swap in England for up to 2 months from mid February 2008.