RV $1,600,000. Designed by Guy Sellars of Pascoe, Linton, Sellars Architects of Christchurch, the Gifford house won the NZIA National Award in 1986. On one of Wellingtons most prestigious streets, Kinross St sits between Bolton St and the Botanic gardens.
Cedar clad and with an almost complete face of glass, this architectural gem is full of natural light, has fabulous proportions and just works. Each floor has a purpose. On the ground floor we have a double internal access garage (added by the current owner), the first floor provides a large slate floored dining room and kitchen, the second floor is taken up by a large formal living room along with the original master bedroom and main bathroom, while the top floor is a bedroom suite with walk in wardrobes, bathroom and a lovely deck with views out to the city.
To top it all there is a most charming walled garden that comes off the living room and conservatory at the back of the home - A zen like retreat.
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Located on the first level at the front of the home, the sunny formal living looks over the dining area with huge windows and easy flow to the sun room and out to the private walled garden. The centrally located fire adds warmth and a lovely ambience.
The open plan dining room offers wonderful flow to the kitchen, making this space ideal for entertaining family and friends. Built in bookcases and lots of light and sun from the conservatory style windows. A wide staircase leads to the living room.
1. Spacious master bedroom features a lovely sunny window seat and a twin double wardrobe and can comfortably fit a queen bed. The current owners use this room as a study and it could also function as a second living room.
2. Spacious double bedroom is light and airy with a dressing room leading to ensuite bathroom. Doors open from this bedroom to a sheltered balcony with city views.
Inner city courtyard flows from the living room and is the perfect spot for reading, dining or entertaining. The walled garden is filled with ivy and establised buxus hedging to create a peaceful retreat. The green and white palette offers a lovely tranquil environment in which to relax.
Designated storage area located off the stairs from the garage.Two Storage cupboards are located on either side of the back door - useful for garden tools. The entrance also features a cupboard for coats and a separate storage space forms part of the dressing room - ideal for storing suitcases.