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Buyer Enquiry From $1,550,000
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Land Area: 1037m² approx
Floor Area: 260m² approx

Exquisite Location, Sun & Views

This gorgeous 100+ year old home offers sunshine, privacy and panoramic harbour views. Charming original features blend with modern renovations to suit today's lifestyle. Over two floors there are four living rooms downstairs and four bedrooms upstairs. The outlook from each is stunning and there is a bathroom on each level. Wraparound verandas, a flat lawn and landscaped gardens provide wonderful outside living options. High studs, panelled ceilings, timber floors and generously scaled rooms set this property apart from many others. Parking is by the front door, or in the garage (internal access). The nearby beach, bush walking tracks and a vibrant local community contribute to the privilege of owning this property. Through changed circumstance, our client reluctantly offers this dream home for sale. Call soon to view and make the dream come true for you. For Sale By Negotiation, Upwards From $1,550,000

Drive into your internal access garage and enter via the laundry and kitchen or park at the door and enter the delightfully glazed front door to this welcoming entrance hall.

A large, enticingly gorgeous, north and west facing room with a high panelled ceiling, as throughout most of the house. Sunshine and light stream in through three sets of French doors that frame the sea view and open to the wraparound veranda and garden. There is direct access to the study, family room and dining room. A large heat pump provides warmth when required. Cast iron fireplace, not functional.

A central part of the home, flowing to the kitchen, family and living rooms. An open brick fireplace has a warm, toasty woodburner (new flue fitted 2018). French doors to the covered veranda and lawned garden. Handy for the vegetable patch, barbeque and good, long family discussions.

Between the entrance hall and dining room is this comfy space, with French doors to the path and the perfect ambience for curling up on the sofa and watching the telly. Cast iron fireplace, not functional.

The kitchen looks out and opens to the garden via a big, bi-folding window. A super pleasant place to cook for family and friends, with matai flooring and an island bench which adds to the generous workspace. There is direct flow to the dining room, with the ability to close it off with bi-folding doors should you prefer.

The laundry is situated off the kitchen and has doors leading to the rear garden and garage.

1. Next to the bathroom, with lovely north-facing harbour view. Double fitted and single wardrobes, with French doors to the veranda. The perfect place to wake up and enjoy this fabulous setting. Cast iron fireplace, as throughout the house, is not functional. An electric wall radiator was installed in 2020.

2. Double with fitted wardrobe and two sets of French doors to veranda. Cast iron fireplace, not functional.

3. Double with fitted wardrobe and two sets of French doors to veranda. Cast iron fireplace, not functional.

4. Double with fitted wardrobe and French doors to veranda. Cast iron fireplace, not functional.

1. Downstairs, off the entrance hall. Modern presentation, with white, tiled walls and marble topped vanity. There is a heated towel rail, underfloor heating and an opening skylight.

2. Upstairs, accessed from the hallway. Outlook to bush, with fitted towel rail.

Separate - between the kitchen and garage, with a door leading directly to the garden. A large cupboard houses one of the two electric hot water tank. Another is perfect for cleaning equipment. A bank of cupboards and shelving complete this excellent facility.

Also perfect as a fifth bedroom if required. French doors open to the front veranda. Yet another lovely room. Cast iron fireplace, not functional.

The gardens of this 1,037sqm (more or less) site have been beautifully landscaped. A flat, north aspected lawn can be enclosed for your children and pets. There is direct access from the laundry and dining room.

Part of the gardens are on Road Reserve; an Encroachment License currently exists (see LIM) and new owners will need to apply to Hutt City Council for same.

The veranda on each of the floors wraps around 3 sides of the property, offering multiple favourite spots for contemplation of the gardens and view, and partaking of refreshments. Access is via the several sets of French doors on each floor, providing direct flow from all bedrooms. the upstairs landing, living room, dining room, study, and family room. A back door leads from the laundry to the garden.

The single garage is beside the front door and offers internal access. There is parking for two cars on the driveway. Kowhai Street has free parking also.

There is excellent storage, easily accessed, above the garage. There is also a hatch inside the house, to the main roof space. There is a linen cupboard by the upstairs bathroom.

Zoned for: Muritai School (Primary and Intermediate, Eastbourne) and Hutt Valley High School (Hutt City). San Antonio is a small Eastbourne based Catholic school. Wellesley College, in Days Bay, is a private (to intermediate) school for boys. Many Eastbourne children also attend other integrated and private schools in Wellington and the wider Hutt Valley.

A large heatpump (new 2020) in living room, wood burner in dining room (new flue 2018), underfloor heating in downstairs bathroom, large electric wall radiator in master bedroom. The cast iron fireplaces throughout the house are not functional (chimneys removed to ceiling level - 2018).

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Kim Slessor
Kim Slessor
Sales Consultant
Mobile: 027 230 3328

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