At the end of a meandering tree-lined driveway is one of the finest properties on the Kapiti Coast - if not the Wellington region. With serene views of the Otaki River Gorge the property has been designed by Architect Hugh Tennent and further perfected by Auckland designer Don Nelson.
Even though the home is of considerable proportions, it has a flow that is logical and a feel that is intimate and elegant. There is a formal dining room that is of double height with large windows drawing in the magnificent views. The designer kitchen, combined with the family room will appeal to the connoisseur. There are two living rooms, giving room for sophisticated entertaining. Furthermore there is an expansive entrance to welcome friends.
In the garage there is plenty of space for the cars and even a workshop for the classic car lover. On the upper level there are four large bedrooms, two with en-suite, and a large family bathroom. The master bedroom is situated in its own wing for added privacy. There is a separate mezzanine with library and office for those that work from home. Outside is a separate spa area overlooking the spectacular gorge, inviting you to relax after your busy day.
In the adjacent barn there is room for the boat, the loft apartment upstairs offers a further living space for guests. A separate artist studio set amongst the trees completes the picture. The park like grounds are used by renowned New Zealand sculptors to display their artworks. The artwork is not included in the price of the property but the relevant artists are prepared to discuss the individual purchase of their works.
For the adventurous, a track leads down the gorge to the river that offers swimming on those beautiful summer days. Then in winter, snowclad Tararua Mountain Range is at your doorstep.
Set in the midst of nature at its finest, but yet so close to the regional airport, shops and Wellington City this could be a unique and magnificent family home, or with some adjustments the perfect luxury lodge.