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Houses for sale Queenstown & Central Otago

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Living in Central Otago & Queenstown

Central Otago and Queenstown-Lakes have long been sought-after locations by residents and visitors alike. With astonishingly beautiful lakes, iconic mountains and charming resort towns like Wanaka and Queenstown, it's a stunning part of the world to buy real estate. Accordingly the demand for property and houses for sale in Central Otago is high.

Central Otago has a wide range of property for sale, from managed lakeview apartments and terraced houses in Queenstown to epic mansions secreted in alpine environs. A consistent funnel of new residential developments in the suburbs means options for medium range property for sale in Otago are accessible. 

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Central Otago property guides

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Often described as the jewel of the South Island, Queenstown is on the divide of world-famous destination and relaxed everyday lifestyle. If you’re looking for an investment property or stunning house for sale, Queenstown may have the perfect Central Otago property for you. Consider houses for sale in Queenstown in: 

  • Queenstown central 
  • Kelvin Heights and Jack’s Point 
  • Lake Hayes  
  • Queenstown surrounds 
Explore our Queenstown guide
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Life in Wanaka is grand and discreet all at once. A place where you can balance outdoor pursuits with a thriving foodie scene, it’s a popular location in the Central Otago real estate market. Consider Central Otago property for sale in these Wanaka area and suburbs:

  • Wanaka central 
  • Albert Town 
  • Lake Hawea 
  • Cardrona 
Explore our Wanaka guide
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Arrowtown is a tightly held hamlet with a strong community base, a historical favourite with visiting tourists. Consider Arrowtown property for sale in: 

  • Arrowtown village 
  • Linksgate
  • Speargrass Flat 
Explore our Arrowtown guide
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Growing Central Otago towns like Alexandra and Cromwell are as beautiful and fun as nearby Wanaka and Queenstown, but without the crowds. Offering more affordable property options, this area has fast growing agriculture and tourism industries. Consider investing in real estate in Central Otago areas such as:

  • Cromwell
  • Alexandra
  • Queensbury
  • Tarras
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Our team of experienced local professionals is dedicated to helping clients find the perfect property for sale in Queenstown Central, Otago, to suit their lifestyle. Whether it's luxurious houses for sale in Queenstown or a section of land further afield in Central Otago, we offer a variety of negotiation and price strategies to help you achieve your goals. Our extensive market knowledge and expertise help you secure the property of your dreams at the best price. Contact us today.