Chic', Trendy and Unbelievably Unique Farm in New Zealand
: 286 Mangakaretu Road
: New Zealand
This 53 ha farm is something quite special. The farm has quality free draining volcanic soils and gently rolls down from the homestead to the flat valley floor below where it abounds the stony bottom Kerikeri River. The block is fenced in to around 8 paddocks, all serviced with water troughs via a spring fed dam. Pasture area is estimated at 38 ha giving the farm a number of options from beef through to viticulture.
The property picks up expansive valley and rural views to the north and bush and cliff views to the east. The farm is well sheltered from most directions with a small pine plantation and 11 ha of mature native bush under QE² consent. The bottom flats have stands of Totara trees and include a specimen of the North Islands only NZ native Mistletoe. It is rare to find a block with so many special features on quality soils and so close to town.
Absolutely everything has been thought of in the amazing architecturally designed 480m² home. Four bedrooms plus office, 3 ensuite bathrooms, two car garaging even a separate guest wing. A connoisseur of food will love the spacious open plan kitchen with walk in chiller, pantry, wood burning and LPG stoves even a roll up clear door opening out to a magnificent large concrete deck area, perfect for the entertainer! Designer fittings and quality throughout with a mix of concrete and wood floors farmed from the property.
Self sufficient – This property generates all its own electricity and heat with a 10 kilowatt diesel generator as back up. There is also a solar water heating system that provides plenty of hot water during the summer and sunny winter days. There is a separate 136m2 barn with mezzanine and power and phone including studio accommodation for extra quests or possibly a caretaker.
There is also another prepared house site with gorgeous valley views. A septic system already in place and the land is consented for up to four dwellings. Approximately 1.5 kilometres of Kerikeri river frontage with riparian rights. A relaxing sanctuary you will never want to leave! Be on holiday all year round! Suitable for retreat, bolthole, investors, farmers, horse lovers… the list goes on!
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Location : 286 Mangakaretu Road