An architect-designed luxury residence of timeless elegance planned for minimal maintenance. In an elevated north-facing position with uninterrupted views over gently rolling lawns and lakes leading towards the Aroaro River.
Over $1 million has been invested in landscaping and planting native trees, flaxes, shrubs, orchards and kitchen gardens. Home to 37 bird species, the 128-acre sanctuary is nestled in a peaceful valley with paths leading to native bush bordering the Mataitai Conservation Area.
A wraparound veranda fringed with native plants blends harmoniously into the natural environment. The exterior cladding of the house is Hinuera stone. Mahogany joinery is handcrafted and French oak flooring is laid throughout.
The formal entry opens into a long hallway designed as a gallery. All the rooms lead off the hallway and then open through French doors onto the veranda. The library is also a music room with perfect acoustics. A contemporary kitchen complete with pantry is perfect for entertaining.
From the internal garage, a sensible mudroom with a vaulted ceiling is the ideal entry point for the family pets on a rainy day. The cloister provides ample storage space and separate access to the indoor heated pool complex.
Unlimited access for a helicopter landing with no overhead wires. There is separate road access for horse trucks and work vehicles. The 300m2 barn has an adjoining two-bedroom studio ideal for teenagers, guests or manager’s accommodation. For the horse enthusiast there are horse pens and a wash bay with scope to add additional horse boxes and room to build an arena. There is plenty of room for farm vehicles and boats.
Clevedon is home to local and international polo, other equestrian pursuits, golf courses, Pine Harbour Marina and a 35-minute drive to Auckland International Airport.
The adjoining five-acre north facing paddock of flat land can be included in the purchase. It has a wonderful building site overlooking the river.
If you are looking for a private and country lifestyle, or are a qualified offshore investor looking for a piece of beautiful New Zealand paradise, make an appointment with me now.