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Secluded country retreat - 35 minutes from Christchurch

Amberley, 1123 Marshmans Road

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Listing Number: BF29353
About this listing

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.

Please be aware that this information has been supplied by the vendor and/or sourced from: Property Guru, Property Smarts, Land Information NZ, Local Councils, ECAN, CERA and other organisations. Twiss-Keir Realty Limited is merely passing over this information as supplied to us. We cannot guarantee its accuracy or reliability.
Property Information
  • Land Size: 8.089 Ha
  • Property Type: House, Lifestyle
  • Property Features: Security system, Smoke alarms
  • Roof: Longrun
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • Approx year built: 1998
  • Property condition: Excellent
  • House style: Other (Log House)
  • Garaging / carparking: Double lock-up
  • Construction: log house
  • Joinery: Aluminium
  • Insulation: Walls, Floor, Ceiling
  • Flooring: Vinyl and Carpet
  • Heating / Cooling: Woodfire (Closed), Electric
  • Electrical: Satellite dish, TV points, TV aerial
  • Chattels remaining: Fixed floor coverings, Light fittings, Curtains, Gas hob, rangehood, fridge
  • Kitchen: 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
  • Ensuite: 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
  • Laundry: Separate
  • Workshop: Combined
  • Views: Rural
  • Aspect: 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
  • Fencing: Fully fenced
  • Land contour: Flat to sloping
  • Grounds: Landscaped / designer
  • Water heating: Electric
  • Water supply: Town supply
  • Sewerage: Septic

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