For Sale
Tender Guide Upwards of $2,150,000
  • Building Icon 340m2
  • Bed Icon 4
  • Bath Icon 3
  • Car Icon 2
Land Area: 1533m² approx

Architecture, Sunshine & Sea Views

The first thing to strike you at this magnificent Lowry Bay home is its exquisite setting. Designed by world renowned architect Ernst Plischke, it has panoramic sea views, excellent year round sun and a sweeping flat lawn. 1960s generosity and style permeate an exciting 340sqm interior, with high studs and spaces that inspire a sense of occasion. Glass walls reveal on entry a genuine retro sunken lounge and a big, covered swimming pool. Plus that view! This home is perfect for contemplation, playtime, friends time or for working in the fitted office. Of the 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, the master includes a gym, sauna and ensuite. There is potential to introduce your own decorative flair when the present owners of 50 happy years hand you the key. Close to the beach and bush tracks, and an easy commute to Wellington CBD. Viewing is by appointment only. Call us today and prepare to fall deeply in love.
Tender Closes Thursday 3rd December 2020 at 2pm
Tender Guide Upwards of $2,150,000

From the front door or internal access double garage, the entrance hall is of a grand scale, with a combination of timber panelled and glass walls. The effect is both welcoming and exciting, and your first peek of the wonderful home laid before you. The floor is tiled. There is a large storage cupboard and a conveniently located guest toilet off the entrance hall..

The genuine 1960s deal! A sunken lounge offers the feeling of both intimacy and space, with big views to Lowry Bay and Wellington Harbour through floor to ceiling windows. A timber panelled ceiling complements the wall that can be seen in the entrance hall.

A couple of steps up from the lounge and you are at the dining area. The owners say that dinner guests never fail to comment on the mesmerising views.

With direct flow from the kitchen, this is very much the family hub with space for casual dining, for watching television or simply relaxing. There is a door to the covered verandah and front lawn.

The next room along the wide central hallway is the spacious kitchen. Generously resourced, it has been designed with various 'stations' including preparation, cooking and carving. A serving hatch opens to the dining room and the flooring is polished timber.

1. Downstairs. The master suite consists of a double bedroom with a walk-in-wardrobe, adjoining exercise room, large bathroom (with separate shower) and a sauna with access to the front lawn.

2. Upstairs, a generous double with stunning views, a fitted wardrobe and a cavity sliding door to Bedroom 3.

3. Upstairs, a double, with walk-in-wardrobe and cavity sliding door access to Bedroom 2

4. Downstairs, a double, conveniently located for the main bathroom. The outlook is to the front lawn and gardens.

1. Ensuite, with a bath, separate shower and corner vanity with two wash hand basins. There is a heated towel rail and electric wall heater.

2. Off the downstairs hallway, with a bath and separate shower. There is a heated towel rail and electric wall heater.

3. Upstairs, convenient to Bedrooms 2 & 3, plus the office. A spacious shower room with vanity unit.

A fourth toilet is located off the downstairs hallway and can also be accessed from the swimming pool.

The separate laundry is off the hallway and includes a washing machine and clothes dryer as chattels.

Upstairs. The office is spacious and fully fitted with timber shelving, cabinets and a built in desk. So long as you can tear yourself away from the view, this room is the perfect place to work. Not far for a lunchtime swim or a trip to your private gym, should you be inclined. Could become a 5th bedroom if required.

Outdoor living is to the front of the home, where a sweeping lawn and covered verandah covers all bases Sundrenched by day and offering stunning sunsets at nightfall, your family will be drawn to this place for many activities, all with the added pleasure of superb sea views.

There is plenty of off-street parking at the top of the drive, plus a generous double garage with workshop to the rear. The garage also has direct access to the pool area.

The large kidney shaped swimming pool feels to be inside and outside. Covered by a high glass roof, it is protected from the elements, with the added benefits of swimming beneath the sky and being separated from the downstairs hallway by a transparent glass wall.

Zoned for Muritai School (Primary and Intermediate) and Hutt Valley High School.
San Antonio is a small Catholic school (Primary)
Wellesley College is a private school for boys, in Days Bay (Primary & Intermediate).
Local children also attend a variety of private and integrated schools in the Wellington/Hutt Valley region.

Heat Pump, Electric Wall Radiator x 2, Original Underfloor heating (in part; as is where is).

Ceiling (Batts)

Kim Slessor
Kim Slessor
Sales Consultant
Mobile: 027 230 3328
Charles Morley-Hall
Charles Morley-Hall