Secluded country retreat - 35 minutes from Christchurch

SOLD - This listing was sold in May 2019
Here's the chance for superb country living, at an affordable price, just 35 minutes north of Christchurch.

This property offers fantastic indoor/outdoor living, oozes entertaining potential, flowing easily from the home on to spacious lawns, which include a golf putting green, a full sized petanque court, and spa pool. There is ample room to include a swimming pool and tennis court.

Nestled in its own private world, the 8 hectare landscaped property is planted in "easy care" trees of many varieties. Sheltered from the prevailing winds, yet fitting into the rural setting, with stunning panoramic views east and west.

The distinctive home is a two-story spacious log house, with three large double bedrooms, incorporating a master bedroom with en suite. The other two sharing the family bathroom. The well appointed kitchen adjoins the combined living and dining area, which opens on two sides, by double doors, onto wide covered verandas.
Alternative access is via a generous laundry, with third toilet, from the adjoining carport. There is ample storage space throughout the house, which catches the sun all year round, is warm in winter from a high power log burner, yet cool in summer due to ceiling height and construction.

The luxury of a purpose-built cellar for the storage of wine and produce adds to the appeal for family or retirement living.

There is a functional and spacious 70m² double garage/workshop with built in ablution facilities. This building has great potential for upgrading to additional

The property is able to be subdivided, should 8 hectares be more than enough.

This private world, so close to Christchurch, enjoys easy and quick access to Amberley - 7 minutes, Rangiora 15 minutes, and the International airport 35 mins. Schooling for all ages is available together with all services and amenities.

Additional information is available and inspections are by appointment.

For Sale. Price on Application

For Sale. Price on Application.

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Main Property Features

Listing Number: BF29353

Land Size:
8.089 Ha
Property Type:
House, Lifestyle
Property Features:
Security system, Smoke alarms
Approx year built:
Property condition:
House style:
Other (Log House)
Garaging / carparking:
Double lock-up
log house
Walls, Floor, Ceiling
Vinyl and Carpet
Heating / Cooling:
Woodfire (Closed), Electric
Satellite dish, TV points, TV aerial
Chattels remaining:
Fixed floor coverings, Light fittings, Curtains, Gas hob, rangehood, fridge
Modern, Dishwasher, Separate cooktop, Separate oven, Rangehood, Extractor fan, Double sink, Microwave, Gas reticulated, Gas bottled, Pantry and Finished in Laminate
Main bedroom:
Double and Built-in-robe
Separate shower, Bath
Bedroom 2:
Double and Built-in / wardrobe
Bedroom 3:
Double and Built-in / wardrobe
Additional rooms:
Other (wine cellar)
Main bathroom:
Bath, Separate shower, Exhaust fan, Heater
North, West, East
Outdoor living:
Entertainment area (Covered and Uncovered), Clothes line, Verandah
Lifestyle block details
  • GST Registered: GST Registered
  • Water supply: Ashley water scheme
  • Nearest Town/School: Amberley
  • Landscaping: Extensive
  • Plantings: Extensive
  • Contour: Flat to undulating
  • Fencing: Boundaries
  • General: 4 ha producing, 2 ha woodlands and paddocks, 2 ha residential and lifestyle Home Insurance - Tower, Contents - AMI
Fully fenced
Land contour:
Flat to sloping
Landscaped / designer
Water heating:
Water supply:
Town supply
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