Sitting proudly on a gentle elevated site and with panoramic views of Hawkes Bay, this grand Oamaru stone property certainly sits pride of place. Constructed nine years ago this classic Provence style home is an oasis of peace and tranquillity. An impressive double height entrance welcomes you home and leads through to the kitchen and informal living which is warmed in winter by a log-burner The gracious formal dining and living room flow to both patios, and an open fire with custom made Oamaru stone mantelpiece brings warmth and ambience.
Maturing cypress trees line the driveway and lush native plantings ensure privacy while maintaining the magnificent views. A wide range of fruit trees and a vegetable garden complement the expansive lawn.
On the ground floor are three double bedrooms all with extra-height, double wardrobes. A study/office, designed for running a small business from home with its own entrance. A bathroom, laundry and separate toilet complete this wing of the house. An outdoor shower allows kids returning from rugby to rinse off.
The master suite on the first floor has its own mezzanine - a relaxed living space which leads to a dressing room and ensuite. The generously-sized master bedroom provides a wonderful retreat from the hustle of everyday life.
Two outdoor entertaining areas provide options - breakfast in the morning sun while enjoying views to Napier, or dine alfresco in the evening while watching the sunset over the snow tipped ranges. Mounts Tongariro and Ruapehu peek through the ranges on Hawke's Bay's numerous beautiful days.
Often admired 86 Aintree road is in a class of its own and were confident the next family will also feel they are sitting on top of the world.