This epic Queenstown villa has views for days


Hands up who’d like their personal private concierge at property? We confident would. And if you remain at this luxe, Scandi-inspired villa in Queenstown, that can be a reality. 

Kahurangi is a villa nestled in the heart of Queenstown, New Zealand, in a spot that dishes up jaw-dropping views of Lake Wakitipu and the surrounding Remarkables ski field.

Oh, it also comes total with its personal concierge service – so you can definitely reside huge.

Higher ceilings give a feeling of space and light.

Kahurangi, a Maori name that translates to ‘a white feather cloak’ (Kahu) and ‘the sky’ (Rangi ), is operated by MajorDomo, a luxury lodge, villa and boutique hotel operator that combines accommodation with personalised tourism experiences. The villa has an interior style that is decidedly alpine chalet meets Scandi cool and 1st opened its doors to guests in May perhaps 2017.

The huge, airy, two-level house – which is 1 of a huge portfolio of MajorDomo villas obtainable to remain in across New Zealand – is excellent for households, groups of good friends, or even a couple who are keen on a bit of further space for their vacation.

“The owners bought the villas from an Auckland developer as they loved the open modern really feel and whilst the house feels modern day and fresh, it is also extremely comfy and liveable,” says Fiona Stevens, co-founder and director at MajorDomo.

The villa has an open, modern really feel.

Fiona says the outcome is definitely cohesive as “the interior styling was integrated as element of the improvement package, so the creating style and interiors perform in excellent harmony.”

“The owners have also added a handful of private touches along the way to turn it into their personal space,” she says.

The concentrate right here is on creating you really feel relaxed and suitable at property – developing a much more private style of hotel-like service. Cue, private concierge.

Guests can pick out to tap into this service that delivers neighborhood, insider understanding and also arrange curated experiences in Queenstown by way of the concierge: Believe all the things from heli tours and adventure activities to pampering or a private chef who will come and cook a bespoke, private dinner at Kahurangi.

Warm and inviting interior touches are identified all through.

Experiences aside, what’s the space truly like?

When you enter the house and head upstairs to the 1st floor, you will be quickly struck by the impressive, open-program space that homes the living region, kitchen and dining space. The connecting terrace delivers sweeping views across the lake – and, can we add, is the excellent spot to take pleasure in an afternoon tipple in winter or summer season (offering it is not snowing, of course!)

The terrace at Kahurangi has sweeping views of Lake Wakitipu.

Higher ceilings add to a feeling of airiness and space in the upper floor, but comfy however fashionable furnishings preserve a cosy really feel. Nods to existing trends also function all through, like metallic accents and lots of matte black in the kitchen and bathrooms, as effectively as quirky touches such as the function antler chandelier in the dining space.

The kitchen functions on-trend matte black tapware and a big entertaining island bench.

The kitchen boasts a big island bench that is excellent for entertaining, and additional luxuries contain heated floors all through, rain showers and strip lighting in the stairwells.

Warm timber and decor options make a sense of cosiness… and verify out that antler chandelier!

All of the style functions perform collectively to make a welcoming space. 

“The architectural really feel of this property is really minimal in type and Scandinavian in style. The style is simplistic and linear, but it avoids feeling sterile with the use of organic textures to make tactile surfaces,” Fiona says.

This ground-floor bedroom comes total with a private balcony – and spa pool.

On the ground floor, guests can pick out amongst 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. There’s also a balcony off 1 space that homes the spa pool that gives epic views across the water.

Just envision sitting in that spa tub, glass of red in hand…

If guests are keen on taking property a slice of the villa’s style, Fiona says there are neighborhood shops in Queenstown that give comparable distinct pieces, especially historic ski gear.

“The MajorDomo Group like to share our insiders’ understanding with our guests on exactly where to choose up some exclusive neighborhood treasures,” she says.

How to nail the Scandi-alpine appear at your place 

  1. Opt for a neutral and light interior colour palette, focusing on hues such as white, beige, grey brown and black with metallic accents.
  2. Use texture. At Kahurangi, textures play a crucial function in the appear and really feel of the interiors – there are lots of tactile products which make the house really feel like a property away from property, like faux fur throws, linen sofas and a range of distinct wood grains.
  3. Decide on private or quirky pieces that match with your appear and theme: Kahurangi is decorated with some beautiful quirky pieces to boost the alpine chalet really feel – believe vintage skis, wood stump side tables and an antler chandelier.

A lovingly created villa with an architectural-really feel, that is also spacious and luxurious – what’s not to like?

A remain at Kahurangi is priced from NZ$1000 per evening. For much more facts or bookings, head to


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