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Grand Lady Takes A Bow - 'as is, where as' (TC2)

Merivale - Christchurch City, 149 Papanui Road

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Listing Number: PI54757
About this listing

SOLD - This listing was sold in December 2018.

Is it time for this grand "As Is Where Is" family home to bow out? Or will you be the one to give this "deemed repairable" lady an encore?

This beautiful 1930's character home offers buyers an unmissable opportunity to own in one of the most sought-after suburbs in the city. Boasting a superb setting and prime position this could be yours to repair and enjoy, purchase and hold with a comfortable holding income, or redevelop on this medium density zoned site. Land value $670,000 - entry level buying into this prestigious location.

Set back from the road on a private, sun-soaked 562m2 section, this stately two-storey weatherboard boasts spacious, naturally-lit rooms, exceptional living spaces with effortless indoor/outdoor flow and stunning character features throughout. There are four generous bedrooms (master with ensuite and built-in robes) and two bathrooms offering seamless family living, which is perfectly complemented by the living areas downstairs, which comprise of an expansive open plan dining/living area with doors outside and a separate formal lounge. The classic kitchen is well-appointed and adjoins the open plan dining/living area, which makes mealtimes a breeze, while the separate scullery/laundry adds to the convenience of this property and the study offers the perfect home office. Adding to the comfort of this home is underfloor heating in the kitchen and bathrooms.

Outside, the north-west facing section is warm and sunny, and features an elegant courtyard and patio area off the open plan kitchen/dining/living area - perfect for social gatherings. The bordering gardens create a relaxing ambience, while the fully fenced gated grounds and expansive paved driveway offer unrivalled space, security and privacy. Completing the appeal is the double off-street garage, which provides superb storage for all the toys, while four off-street parking spaces gives the whole family room to move.

Located in the most sought-after suburb in the city, the boutique shops of Merivale Mall are an easy stroll from your front door along with Hagley Park, while top zoned schools are also within walking distance (CGHS, CBHS, Heaton Intermediate, St Albans, Elmwood Primary), further strengthening the investment potential of this property.

A hugely appealing opportunity in a highly desirable location, this extraordinary property is the epitome of family values.

Given the location and spec of this home, we advise prospective purchasers to act quickly. Make your dream come true today.

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Property Information
  • Land Size: 562 sqm
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • Approx year built: 1930
  • Property Type: House
  • House style: Character
  • Garaging / carparking: Double lock-up, Auto doors (Number of remotes: 2), Free standing
  • Construction: Weatherboard
  • Joinery: Timber
  • Roof: Iron
  • Insulation: Floor, Ceiling
  • Flooring: Carpet and Tiles
  • Window coverings: Drapes, Blinds
  • Chattels remaining: Blinds, Fixed floor coverings, Light fittings, Curtains, Drapes, Seperate oven, Waste disposal, Heated towel rail (x3), Dishwasher (Miele), Induction cooktop, Heated towel rails (x2), Garage door remotes (x2), Bathroom heater
  • Kitchen: Dishwasher, Separate cooktop, Waste disposal, Pantry and Finished in Stainless steel
  • Living area: Formal dining, Separate living
  • Main bedroom: Double and Built-in-robe
  • Ensuite: Separate shower
  • Bedroom 2: Double and Built-in / wardrobe
  • Bedroom 3: Double and Built-in / wardrobe
  • Bedroom 4: Single
  • Additional rooms: Office / study
  • Main bathroom: Bath, Separate shower
  • Laundry: Separate
  • Views: Private
  • Aspect: North, West
  • Outdoor living: Entertainment area (Uncovered), Garden, Deck / patio
  • Fencing: Fully fenced
  • Land contour: Flat
  • Grounds: Tidy
  • Water heating: Gas
  • Water supply: Town supply
  • Sewerage: Mains
  • Locality: Close to transport, Close to shops, Close to schools
  • Fixtures/chattels excluded: Water filter, Flag and pole, Black velvet curtains and rail, Chandeliers above dining table and upstairs master bed.

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