The Bay House

64B Park Street, Queenstown

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• Sleeps 6 • Spa pool
• 3 Bedrooms • Gas fireplace
• 2.5 Bathrooms • Each bedroom has lake views

Spectacular Queenstown location; absolute waterfront and an easy 5 minute stroll to town

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

Views: Outstanding front row views of Lake Wakatipu, the Remarkables, Cecil Peak and Walter Peak.

Location: Crystal clear Lake Wakatipu is at the doorstep, making this an amazing holiday base. The Bay House is located in Queenstown’s ‘dress circle’ as it’s known by locals.  This is a unique area close to town, but away from the action and incredibly quiet with little traffic, other than cyclists, runners and walkers heading to and from the delightful Frankton Track at the end of Park Street. You can carry on along this beautiful lakefront trail through Kelvin Heights and all the way to Jack’s Point. The Queenstown Gardens is just minutes away towards town, which has frisbee golf, walking trails, picnic spots, tennis, lawn bowls and ice skating.

Style: Designed by famous New Zealand Architect, Ian Athfield in 1987 to maximise the location with all bedrooms having a lake view.  The 3 level home has been fully modernised with ducted heating, double glazing and completely refurnished and luxuriously styled to a high standard by an interior designer.

Key features:

• 3 king bedrooms each with magnificent lake and mountain views • Outdoor spa pool
• 2 king-split beds • Sunny and sheltered backyard with BBQ and sun loungers
• Stylish lounge with floor to ceiling windows • Free fibre WiFi (high speed & unlimited)
• Front balcony overlooking Lake Wakatipu • 55″ 4K TV with SKY channels (including sport) and Netflix login
• Cosy gas fireplace with beautiful local schist • Blu-ray DVD player and Bluetooth sound bar & sub
• Full laundry facilities • 1 Car garage with additional off-street parking
• Drying cupboard for wet ski gear • Tennis racquets, pétanque balls, frisbees, chilly bin & picnic rug

Bedrooms and Bathrooms: The three king bedrooms all boast stunning lake views both standing and lying down. Luxurious new beds, feather down pillows and duvets and high spec linen, ensure you will be sleeping on a cloud. The second floor of the home features 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms; one is the ensuite for the main bedroom.  On the third level of the home is the third bedroom and separate toilet.  Both bathrooms have showers, luxury toiletries, hair dryers and heated towel rails.

Configuration: The master bedroom and Bedroom 2 each have king split beds, which can be configured as 1 x king or 2 x single beds per room, which gives excellent flexibility for groups of friends, families or couples traveling together.  Bedroom 3 has a king bed.

Living Area: Spacious front lounge with the finest furnishings, including two fabulous leather lounge chairs with foot stools to admire the views from. Relax by the gas fireplace or enjoy the top-quality technology on offer; 55″ TV with 4K resolution, SKY (cable channels including sport) and Netflix login, Blu-ray DVD player, Bluetooth audio and free fibre WiFi (high speed). Vaulted beamed ceilings create an added sense of space and complement the alpine feel and décor of The Bay House.

Kitchen and Dining: Fully equipped large kitchen with modern appliances, complete with a coffee machine. Nice open plan flow from the kitchen bar stool seating to the dining area.

Outdoors: The dining area opens up to the sunny and sheltered backyard with BBQ, outdoor table and seating and two sun loungers. This private area also features a brand new spa pool, perfect for soothing the muscles after a day on the slopes or bike trails. The lounge has floor to ceiling windows and a sliding door opening up to the front balcony; soak up the fresh mountain air, relaxing lake sounds and panoramic alpine views. There are 4 good quality tennis racquets, pétanque balls and 4 frisbee golf frisbees available to use at the courts, greens and course in the Queenstown Gardens just minutes walk away. Guests are also welcome to use the chilly bin, small backpack and picnic rug for excursions.

Please note, this home is best suited for adults. The Bay House does not allow children under 10 years old without Owner’s approval.


5 ★ - Erica

July 2021 - Airbnb

"Lovely location. Pictures accurate and we were not disappointed. Would be great winter or summer. Would stay again."

5 ★ - Jimmy

February 2021 - Airbnb

"We LOVE the Bay House! Our stay was 5* luxury from the moment we pulled up to the property. The house is perfectly located, it's gloriously decorated and has every amenity imaginable. The absolute highlight of this property though is the view of Lake Wakatipu and the Remarkables mountain range. Every day the view changes...we spent hours just sitting admiring the views and listening to the sound of waves lapping against the rocks. The living room and all of the bedrooms have lake front views, so we didn't need to fight over who gets what room. The owners of this property have created a luxury haven just 5 minutes walk from the center of Queenstown, and they've thought about everything. The beds and linen are top quality (think Four Seasons standard) so we slept great each night. The kitchen is full of premium appliances and has everything and anything you would need. We cooked a big family dinner one evening and it was a breeze. The furniture is bespoke and very comfortable, and the spa pool in the garden was great to relax in of an evening. Our family have stayed in many rental properties in Queenstown but the Bay House has to be the best! A final mention to the hosts who were very professional and responsive to all our questions. We would highly recommend the Bay House if you plan on visiting Queenstown!"

5 ★ - Mandy

June 2019 - Airbnb

"One of our favourite Airbnb experiences. Fabulous location so central to town, spotlessly clean with everything you could possibly need...stunning views - a true home away from home. Thanks for allowing us to stay we would love to come back."

5 ★ - Stephen

March 2020 - Airbnb

"Very central in Queenstown - very easy to walk in. Would book again. Well Done Bay House team"

5 ★ - Callum

July 2018 - Airbnb

"Thank you for such a wonderful stay - The Bayhouse is hands down the most fabulous place we could have hoped for on our holiday. 5 star views with the lake on your doorstep, short stroll to town so you dont have the headache of parking in Queenstown. The apartment is beautifully laid out with wonderful surprise little touches like Bubbles and cheese in the fridge on arrival. The kitchen is a cooks dream with everything thought of if you wish to entertain at home. The beds are amazing - just like you would find in a five star hotel, an important feature after a days skiing that only takes you 25 mins from door to field (Coronet) Loved it. Will definitely be back."

5 ★ - Jonathan

June 2019 - HomeAway

"Spa pool was excellent, and the location on the water just can't be beat. Would absolutely stay again."

5 ★ - Stuart

October 2019 - Airbnb

"The location allowed us to walk into town in minutes and avoid having to park the car. We found a very well appointed and clean townhouse that was a comfortable and luxurious base for exploring Queenstown. Would definitely return! Hosts were very responsive and everything went smoothly."

5 ★ - Andrew

July 2019 - Airbnb

"Incredible stay at the Bay House. The place was immaculate, with very comfortable and luxurious bedding and amenities. The house is walking distance to town while just enough outside to be remarkably quiet. We’d stay here again in a heartbeat if we make it back!"

5 ★ - Jodie

April 2019 - Airbnb

"If you want to treat yourself to “amazing“ accommodation in every way then book The Bay House, it won’t disappoint, it has everything to make your time in Queenstown special. That gas fire & hot tub highlights for us, Sensational."

5 ★ - Deborah

December 2018 - HomeAway

"This property was ideal: amazing design in a beautiful spot overlooking the lake. We walked and cycled around town from there and loved jumping into the spa afterwards. A great place to stay and lots of nice personal touches. We loved it!"

Rate Inclusions, Fees and Minimum Stays

All rates are inclusive of 15% GST, premium linen and for a maximum of six guests.
A departure clean fee of NZ$275 applies.
*A one-off charge of NZ$150 applies for use of the spa pool. This is to have it professionally valeted, heated and ready for your arrival.

Bookings of 7 nights or more will receive a complimentary mid-stay service clean.

Minimum 3 night stay applies throughout the year (as per council regulation).
Minimum 4 night stay applies during peak ski season.
Minimum 5 night stay applies for Christmas and NY period.