Situated in tranquil and idyllic Closeburn Station, this exceptional home is a masterpiece in architectural design and craftsmanship.
Designed by renowned architect Graeme North, the private property comprises a spacious family home, self-contained apartment (positioned above a triple garage) and a separate barn/stable with additional studio space. The dwellings are perfectly positioned on 4536sqm of beautifully landscaped land, which boasts a large number of mature native plantings and a pristine stream-fed pond. The coveted front row site provides spectacular panoramic views of Lake Wakatipu and the surrounding mountains - including Cecil and Walter Peak and the imposing Remarkables range.
The main house is solid and enduring, with extensive use of native timbers and natural materials throughout. The exceptional build includes metre-thick walls on the ground floor, locally-sourced schist stone and large wooden Kauri beams - resulting in an incredibly solid and warm home. As part of the exhaustive architectural design process high ceilings and large double-glazed windows have been thoughtfully positioned to create a sense of light and space throughout.
In keeping with the properties sustainable motif, the underfloor heating is powered by heat pump that uses the pond water as a heat exchange medium. This is complimented by various wood-burning fireplaces positioned throughout the living areas.
Owners of properties in Closeburn Station also have a 1/27th ownership in the approximately 2500 acre working high country station and its many amenities. These include an equestrian centre, various trails, three overnight huts, purpose-built fishing lodge as well as abundant fishing on Lake Kirkpatrick. A communal tennis court and entertainment barn create a social atmosphere in this pleasant community.
Located just a short drive from central Queenstown this exceptional property provides the ultimate in privacy, exclusivity and luxury living, all set within an iconic Central Otago location.