This award-winning luxury lodge is one of New Zealand's finest retreats.
Idyllically perched on a sun-drenched hilltop covering 14,439sq m of freehold land, Azur Lodge enjoys breathtaking views of The Remarkables mountain range, Lake Wakatipu and Walter and Cecil Peaks.
Operating since 2004, this rare haven is renowned for its privacy, seclusion, unspoiled beauty and discreet personal service, yet is only five minutes drive to central Queenstown.
Winner of Trip Advisor's Traveler's Choice Award (2008) for the Best Hidden Gem in the South Pacific, Azur Lodge has won numerous accommodation and hospitality awards. Currently running at a high annual occupancy, this is a unique opportunity to own one of New Zealand's most prestigious lodges.
Set amid spectacular mature grounds with native trees and shrubs and positioned to enjoy all day sun, Azur Lodge consists of nine intimately private stand-alone villas with consent in place for additional dwellings.
Each villa, constructed of silver beech wood and stone, was designed by multi-award winning architect John Blair and Co.
Covering an expansive 83sq m each, the villas are luxuriously designed with flair and sophistication. Super-king sized beds are lavished with three-hundred-thread-count Egyptian cotton sheets, the fireplace adds ambience to the tranquil lounge area, and outside a private deck offers spectacular 180-degree alpine views.
The bathrooms could rival those of the world’s great hotels. All feature dual vanities, rain forest shower heads and spa tubs positioned in the window to be enjoyed either indoor or outdoor.
Azur Lodge is the epitome of luxury with superb furniture and fittings throughout. With numerous living areas, the main lodge is the place to relax, and has a large kitchen where breakfast is served every morning and canapes in the evening. Enjoy a book from the library while soaking in the stunning views in front of one of three fireplaces, or bask in the sunshine on the deck overlooking the grounds and Remarkables mountain range.
Azur Lodge is located within easy driving distance of four main ski resorts, and in the summer, copious walking and biking trails are close by.
For those that just want to relax, Azur Lodge offers the ideal hideaway to while away the day in the utmost of luxury.