A spacious, self-contained studio apartment offering you the option of either a short-stay or long-term executive hosted accommodation in h heart of Cambridge - with all the features and amenities to make your stay comfortable and relaxing. Located in a quiet and peaceful riverside location, adjacent to a native bush reserve, yet just just a short walk into the picturesque township of Cambridge - boutique shopping, cafe's and restaurants. Ideal if you are looking for somewhere special to stay or for a romantic escape. The Olive Grove Suite offers you a touch of luxury with all the comforts of a home away from home.
There are also many outdoor activities, including lakes, rivers, bush walks and adventure activities nearby.Lake Karapiro Domain is a 19 hectare recreational reserve which is open for public access all year round. This is the perfect place to relax, have a picnic and enjoy the lake view and park-like grounds that are beautifully sheltered by mature trees. Lake Karapiro is also used by water ski clubs, kayakers, sailing craft and swimmers. The domain hosts national and international rowing events, canoe and Waka Ama (outrigger canoe) competitions, triathlons, duathlons and long distance swims, as well as the Karapiro Half Ironman event. The lake is also becoming a favourite with anglers. Brown and rainbow trout are thriving in the lake as about 2,000 rainbow trout and 500 brown trout are released annually by NZ Fish & Game, with the average size increasing each year. It's not uncommon these days to land a ten pounder (4.5kg). Undulating green fields, tumbling waterfalls, spectacular rural vistas and, of course, its world renowned limestone formations and cave systems, make Waitomo a destination like no other. World renowned and a magnet for both local and overseas visitors, the Waitomo Glowworm Caves occupy a high placing in the New Zealand vacation wish-list. Just a short drive from Cambridge, the Caves are a must see for any traveller. Enjoy the world famous boat ride under thousands of magical glowworms and become a part of over 120 years of cultural and natural history. Along the way the Otorohonga Kiwi House & Native Bird Park is well worth a visit. The Waitomo region offers a multitude of recreational sightseeing and adventure activities including canoeing, black water rafting, bush walks, horse treks, native bird sanctury and a kiwi culture show. Transport yourself through time and to far-flung corners of the world. Meander through a mediterranean garden, ancient asiatic gardens, modernist themed gardens or a traditional Maori kitchen garden. These international award-wininng gardens explore the context, history and meaning of gardens through time, and from around the world. The unique concept of Hamilton Gardens is explored through a series of five garden collections encompassing just about every corner of the globe. The gardens are a special place to visit at any time of the year. There are many public events held each year, including the Summer Gardens Festival. An ideal place to come and picnic, have a meal or coffee at the Turtle Lake Cafe or Restaurant. The Gardens are open 7 days a week during daylight hours and entry, admission and parking is free.
Quiet and peaceful, close to town, riverside location, private outdoor balcony, views to the reserve, fully self-contained, beautifully appointed, ensuite with heated floor / towel rail, air-conditioning, TV and home theatre, ample storage, walk in wardrobe