Character Home in Country Setting

SOLD - This listing was sold in April 2015
Character home with four good sized bedrooms - the main one on the upper floor is huge - nestled on four acres of gently sloping gardens with new and mature fruit trees, and mixed contour paddocks suitable for a couple of cattle and/or sheep. The orchard is also home to eight heritage breed chooks and rooster, and there is a small greenhouse producing chillies, capsicums and tomatoes well into autumn. At the bottom of the property a little creek meanders beside your own quiet piece of native bush with Tuis, Wood Pigeons, Pheasants and Eastern Rosellas. You can enjoy expansive, unobstructed views across Kaipara River Valley and Woodhill Forest, generous decking for outdoor entertaining, and a 56 square metre garage/workshop for all your toys and gardening gear. This is a well maintained property less than five minutes drive from Helensville town with all conveniences close at hand. Don't miss it.

Key features of the property:
- Bespoke country kitchen with complimenting scullery
- Newly renovated bathroom
- Heat pump for winter,air conditioning for summer
- Cast Iron wood fire for added warmth in winter
- Insulated ceiling and floors
- Instant hot water through Rinnai Infinity gas heater
- Wrap-around decking on two levels
- Quiet cul-de-sac road
- Fully fenced grazing with pond-fed troughs
- Over thirty fruit and nut trees

Westgate is a comfortable 20-25 minutes drive in one direction, and Silverdale is 20-25 minutes drive in the other. Commute either way to the city or catch the park-and-ride in Albany. A variety of outdoor activities are all within easy reach: Woodhill forest is popular for walking, biking and horse riding; Muriwai Beach is popular with the locals and Aucklanders; and there are even local flying and parachuting clubs for the more adventurous.

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Main Property Features

Listing Number: HE150213

Land Size:
1.7 Ha
Tenure:
Freehold
Property condition:
Excellent
Property Type:
Lifestyle
House style:
Colonial, Other (villa)
Garaging / carparking:
Double lock-up
Construction:
Weatherboard
Joinery:
Timber
Roof:
Iron
Insulation:
Floor, Ceiling
Flooring:
Timber, Carpet and Other (compressed bamboo. Eucalyptus)
Window coverings:
Drapes
Heating / Cooling:
Reverse cycle a/c, Woodfire (Closed)
Electrical:
Satellite dish
Property Features:
Smoke alarms
Chattels remaining:
Drapes, Fixed floor coverings, Light fittings, Stove, water pump, heat pump, electric fence unit, green house.
Kitchen:
New, Designer, Dishwasher, Upright stove, Rangehood, Pantry and Finished in Timber
Living area:
Separate dining, Formal lounge
Main bedroom:
Double and Built-in-robe
Bedroom 2:
Double and Built-in / wardrobe
Bedroom 3:
Double
Bedroom 4:
Single
Main bathroom:
Bath, Separate shower, Exhaust fan
Workshop:
Combined
Views:
Rural, Private
Aspect:
North
Outdoor living:
Entertainment area (Uncovered), Clothes line, Garden
Lifestyle block details
  • Water supply: tank
  • Nearest Town/School: Helensville
  • Contour: flat to sloping
  • Paddocks: 3
  • Fencing: 7 wire batten
  • General: Fruit, nut trees, herb gardens, water troughs, gravity fed by dam.
Fencing:
Fully fenced
Land contour:
Flat to sloping
Grounds:
Other (greenhouse)
Garden:
Glasshouse, Garden shed (Number of sheds: 1)
Water heating:
Gas
Water supply:
Tank
Sewerage:
Septic
Locality:
Close to shops, Close to transport, Close to schools
Fixtures/chattels excluded:
Potted plants.
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