This magnificent home designed by renowned Dutch Architect Rob de Vries and built in 2011 on an elevated sheltered site of approximately 2.9680ha, is surrounded by extensive and beautifully landscaped grounds, with the balance of land made up of well fenced paddocks suitable for grazing.
The expansive outdoor areas comprises of lush planted terraces developed by the owners and a variety of trees and plantings. The grounds have been crafted to take advantage of the spectacular coastal views overlooking the historical Wairau lagoons, Cloudy Bay, the Cook Strait and out towards the North Island.
An impressive 646sqm of sumptuous living spaces boasts unsurpassed views from every room of this much loved home. The property offers four bedrooms, three bathrooms, separate toilet, superior kitchen with scullery and breakfast bar, dining with adjoining courtyard, double living spaces, private self-contained studio, laundry, double garaging with expansive work space, in-ground pool, barbecue area and several artistically crafted patios, courtyards and terraces. You don't need to look far here, to discover many additional surprises from an outdoor pizza oven to an adjoining office, wine cellar and a dedicated place to land the helicopter, should the need arise.
Fully insulated, double glazed and centrally heated throughout, with underfloor heating, an open fire, and passive solar heating ensures comfort and warmth in Winter, while in Summer enjoy any number of sheltered spots to relax, meditate or indulge in a book.
Creatively designed with the utmost of care and precision throughout and using the utmost in quality materials such as copper, Quarry stone, New Zealand hardwoods, greenstone, mosaics and Paua inlays, the profile of this enviable and perfectly elevated abode, whilst European in essence, has taken its inspiration from the beauty of Aotearoa.
The vendors expectations are much less than the re-build cost.