Lakehouse Joela

176 Park Street, Queenstown

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• Sleeps 10 • Spa pool & sauna
• 5 Bedrooms • Separate media room
• 5 Private ensuites • Indoor & outdoor gas fireplaces

Simply spectacular, architecturally designed 5-bedroom 5.5-bathroom home

2018 Winner of ‘Indulgence GOLD Bach of the Year’

Click here for a wonderful insight into what it’s like to stay at Lakehouse Joela! As featured by popular Queenstown lifestyle blogger.

Views: Be amazed with unobstructed views of the lake and mountains directly in front of you.  Take in the postcard-panorama of Lake Wakatipu, the Remarkables, Cecil Peak, Walter Peak and the Kelvin Heights Golf Course.

Location: This prestigious Park Street address is highly sought after, providing the perfect combination of privacy, spectacular scenery and close proximity to town.  The house is positioned so close to the lake that you can hear the waves lapping and watch the boats zipping past.  Guests love being only a 15-minute flat stroll away from central Queenstown.  At the bottom of the private driveway the popular Frankton Walkway track begins – fantastic for running, biking or walking.

Style: This new architecturally designed home has striking angles, impressive heights and beautiful natural elements.  With commissioned New Zealand artwork and European furniture, Lakehouse Joela is uniquely fascinating.  The house has feature lighting throughout; a spectacular chandelier at the entrance, colourful pendants at the bedsides and bold pendants in the living and dining.   Luxurious and spacious 430 square metre home, providing groups ample space to spread out.

Please be aware that there is a new property being built next door.  The nightly rates have been discounted to reflect this.  The most disruptive period is over, with the earthworks completed in autumn/winter 2021.  There will be deliveries that we will not have control over the timing of, and which may affect access along the shared driveway.  The mountain and lake views from the kitchen, living and dining will not be impacted, but while work is underway there may be some noise disturbance during consented hours.  However, no work is permitted outside of consented hours.  When making a booking, you acknowledge that you are aware of this construction and if you have any concerns prior to booking, please contact us.

Key features:

• 5 king bedrooms each with private ensuite • SKY channels including movies and sport
• 4 rooms can have twin beds if required • 65″ curved Smart TV
• Beautifully tiled bathrooms      • 2 bedrooms have TVs
• 4 different outdoor areas • Underfloor heating
• Hooded BBQ and outdoor dining • Grand entrance
• Full laundry facilities • Free unlimited fibre WiFi
• Double garage with internal access • Uninterrupted lake views

Bedrooms and Bathrooms: The five bedrooms all have floor to ceiling windows to maximise the natural light or views, built-in or walk-in wardrobes, and luxury linens.  One separate guest toilet and five private ensuite bathrooms ensure privacy, convenience and luxury.  All bathrooms have toiletries, hair dryers, rain shower heads, underfloor heating and heated towel rails.

Configuration: Master / Bedroom 1 on the main level of the house: King bed, TV with Freeview, 2 built-in wardrobes, ensuite with separate shower and bath, views looking South toward the lake and mountains.  Bedroom 2 on the main level of the house: King split bed (can be 2x singles or 1x king), 2 built-in wardrobes, ensuite with separate shower and bath, views looking South toward the lake and mountains.  Bedroom 3 on the ground level: King split bed (can be 2x singles or 1x king), walk-in wardrobe, ensuite with shower, amazing views of the lake and mountains.  Bedroom 4 on the ground level: King split bed (can be 2x singles or 1x king), walk-in wardrobe, ensuite with shower, amazing views of the lake and mountains.  Bedroom 5 on the ground level: King split bed (can be 2x singles or 1x king), TV with SKY, built-in wardrobe, ensuite with separate shower and bath, access to patio with spa pool.

Living Areas: Centered around an extra-large feature window, when you are sitting on the couches you feel like you’re on the water.  A grand gas fireplace sits between the living, dining and kitchen, so that the warmth and ambience can be enjoyed from all areas. Natural light pours into the main level of the house, with incredibly high ceilings, windows and sliding doors also providing excellent indoor-outdoor flow.  Bright open plan flow from the living area, dining and kitchen.  There is a separate media room at the top of the house with a 65-inch curved Smart TV with SKY channels including movies and sports.

Kitchen and Dining: Fully-equipped large kitchen with stunning quartz benchtop, induction hobs, brand new appliances, complete with a coffee machine.

The Great Outdoors: Four separate outdoor areas to take in the different views and amenities.  Indulge in your own private spa pool or have an après ski with friends around the outdoor gas fire, sheltered from the wind at the back of the property.  Dine late into the evening on the sunny lake facing deck; the table has seating for 10 and the sun doesn’t set until 10pm in the height of summer.  The main deck of the house is accessed from the kitchen and the living room and has a true “wow” factor for showcasing the alpine setting.


5 ★ - Paul

January 2022 - Airbnb

"awesome location and beautiful house -----service and communication also perfect ---couldn't recommend highly enough"

5 ★ - Logan

June 2021 - Airbnb

"Incredible home. Stunning views, superb location, solid construction means warm and quiet bedrooms. Absolutely loved our stay."

5 ★ - Jeremy

December 2019 - Airbnb

"Simply the best Airbnb property I’ve ever seen. Everything was perfect, well worth it in every way."

5 ★ - Vicki

January 2021 - Airbnb

"Home away from home with views to die for :)"

5 ★ - Hannah

June 2020 - Google

"5 stars is truely not enough!! We held our very last minute Merger/wedding/elopement at Lakehouse Joela in June 2020. It was beyond any of the photos or videos I had seen, we got to have some of our nearest and dearest stay with us in the house and guests join us for celebrations pre & post the big day. I would gladly never leave Lakehouse Joela, we felt like kings and queens all weekend, made some incredible memories and had hours of tear jerking laughter! I cannot recommend Relax its done enough, Margaret bent over backwards and quite frankly performed miracles when I first contacted her 7 days out from the wedding! She was accomodating to all of my awesome suppliers and their needs, nothing was too much or too hard! I will be coming back to relax its done for the rest of my life! Thank you!!"

5 ★ - Elly

September 2020 - Google

"We booked Lakehouse Joela in Queenstown for our wedding in August this year. The house was absolutely stunning and beat all expectations! Best of all, the service we received from Margaret and the team at Relax its Done was fantastic, extremely helpful and professional. We will definitely be booking with Relax its Done again!"

5 ★ - Joanne

December 2019 - Google

"Our group of 5 couples spent a wonderful 4 nights at the Lakehouse Joela in Queenstown. It was just as amazing as the photos on the website show. The views were incredible as was the location and almost every room looked out onto the beautiful lake and mountains. The house was very well appointed, spacious and luxurious. The team at Relax it's Done were most professional, helpful and prompt with communications. We would highly recommend Lakehouse Joela and would definitely stay there again in the future."

5 ★ - Shuojun

October 2019 - Airbnb

"Such a beautiful and stunning house by the lake! Everything is well designed just like in the pictures. We are three families with three kids, and everyone of us enjoyed the house very much! This house highlighted our stay in Queenstown!"

5 ★ - Ke

July 2018 - Airbnb

"Unbeatable view, close to town, modern house with all the things you look for. A must-have in queenstown"

5 ★ - Pat

December 2018 - HomeAway

"Great property but the real standout is the company managing it. This property suited our group of nine perfectly with just the right amount of bedrooms and bathrooms. The company managing this property were the best we have ever experienced with every minor issue taken care of efficiently and without fuss. The views from most rooms are stunning and changed hour by hour. The only issue we had was the building works happening a few doors down which meant the already tight drive was narrowed by building trucks, this is obviously a short term problem. If we owned the property we would have an outside table and chairs on the stunning central deck. It would have got a lot of use. The outside table on the other side did not get used though we did take advantage of the outside seating next to the outside gas fire. We will return!!!"

5 ★ - Vanessa

November 2017 - Airbnb

"This is an absolute gem! Most beautiful house! Great views amazing space- highly recommended!"

5 ★ - Mr & Mrs Cederkrantz

September 2019 - Google

"We were lucky enough to experience two Relax It's Done Luxury Holiday Homes during our stay in Queenstown in September 2019 for our Wedding. The Bridal party stayed at Lake Esplanade Villa and it was the perfect, cosy location to prepare for our wedding day. We hosted our wedding ceremony at Lakehouse Joela and stayed for several days afterwards with our immediate family. We could not have asked for a more stunning property to get married at. Having the ability to have our family stay and spend precious time together in this stunning House will be forever treasured. In the months leading up to our stay, the team at Relax It's Done were fabulous in helping us with any arrangements and questions - even going and creating a virtual tour on video chat for us to really see inside. The houses were both immaculately clean and well cared for. Key pick up and check out simple and easy and we loved the special treat of local wine and bubbles! We hope to visit again and perhaps celebrate a special anniversary in Queenstown. Lakehouse Joela will always hold a special place in our heart."

5 ★ - David

April 2017 - Airbnb

"A fantastic, well appointed property with jaw dropping views from every room. The TV room, sauna and hot tub are also great additions. We all loved it! Best views so far on this trip."

5 ★ - Jeremy

October 2017 - Airbnb

"The house was stunning, with a breathtaking view in an amazing location. Margaret was extremely helpful and accommodating with a last minute booking. When we arrived the house was set up perfectly for us for a late night arrival. Each room was set up as its own private suite making it perfect for a group of guys. I would come back to Queenstown just for this house.. It was close to town and everything that we wanted to do. Thanks again for everything! We will be back..."

5 ★ - Pat

August 2017 - Airbnb

"What a truly wonderful home. It was just what we needed to relax and unwind after the hectic week leading up to our daughter's beautiful wedding in Queenstown. The home is stunning and had plenty of room to accommodate all 8 adults (2 lucky singles got a room all to themselves), including the newly weds who chose to stay the week. The sauna was just what was needed after frosty days out and though it was a little too cold for the jacuzzi it was very clean and well maintained. The home has enough privacy for those who wanted quiet, and enough space for the get togethers and entertaining. Everything was spotless and clean. Apart from the groceries and wines we had no need for anything else and were more than happy to sit in front of the beautiful fireplace at night and recap our daily activities or lounge in the media room with a good movie. Would highly recommend Lakehouse Joela and would definitely stay again"

Rate Inclusions, Fees and Minimum Stays

Rates are inclusive of 15% GST, spa pool valet, premium linen and for a maximum of ten guests.
A departure clean fee of NZ$425 applies.
Bookings of 7 nights or more receive a mid-stay clean including linen change.

Minimum 3 night stay applies throughout the year (as per council regulation).
Minimum 4 night stay applies during peak ski season.
Minimum 6 night stay applies for Christmas and NY period.