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Houses for sale Christchurch City

Buying a house in Christchurch City, Canterbury

Christchurch, the picturesque "Garden City," is a harmonious blend of historic elegance and modern vibrancy. Offering everything from serene suburban homes to chic city centre townhouses, Christchurch appeals to a wide array of homebuyers. The city centre is a hub of street art, ecletic mix of shops, green spaces and the meandering Avon River, creating a vibrant place for residents.

At New Zealand Sotheby’s International Realty, we specialise in navigating Christchurch's diverse property market. Our experienced team is dedicated to helping you find the perfect home or investment, be it a historic villa in Merivale, a family residence in Fendalton, or a sleek downtown apartment. Christchurch's well-designed suburbs offer a balance of urban convenience and natural beauty, perfect for families, professionals, and retirees. Browse our website to explore the best of Christchurch City real estate.

Christchurch City regional guide

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Christchurch Central

In the bustling heart of Christchurch lies its CBD, a vibrant area brimming with shops, cafes, and restaurants. The iconic Christchurch Cathedral and the peaceful Avon River add unique charm. Close to the central business district, it offers the best of urban living, with Hagley Park and the Botanic Gardens providing nearby green spaces. The area houses a diverse mix of contemporary apartments and classic townhouses, perfect for urban dwellers seeking a blend of modern convenience and natural beauty.

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A stone's throw from Christchurch Central lies the desirable suburb of Merivale. Known for its elegant character homes and modern residences, Merivale offers a tranquil, up-market living experience. The area is renowned for its fashionable Merivale Mall, hosting an array of high-end boutiques, stylish cafes, and fine dining establishments. Families and professionals alike are drawn to Merivale for its excellent schools, leafy streets, and the sense of community. 



Fendalton, a prestigious Christchurch suburb, is synonymous with spacious homes, manicured gardens, and the serene Waimairi Stream, which offers a picturesque living environment. This family-friendly area boasts easy access to top schools, the University of Canterbury, and is close to the city centre. Fendalton's residents enjoy a blend of convenience and quality lifestyle with local amenities like Fendalton Village shops and cafes. 

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Adjacent to Fendalton lies Strowan, a charming and highly desirable suburb characterised by its leafy streets and a blend of traditional and contemporary homes. Strowan's appeal lies in its peaceful residential setting, combined with the convenience of nearby amenities. The suburb is home to several reputable schools, including the prestigious St Andrew's College, enhancing its appeal to families seeking quality education. The area provides easy access to Merivale and Northlands shopping centres, offering residents a variety of retail, dining, and entertainment options. 

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New Zealand Sotheby's International Realty is your premier resource for Christchurch homes. Our Christchurch real estate agents are local professionals dedicated to helping you find the perfect Christchurch property. Whether it's a suburban family home, townhouse or heritage villa, our extensive market knowledge and expertise can help you find the home that fits you.

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