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Tasman & Golden Bay

Buying a home in Tasman & Golden Bay

North of Nelson, the townships and enclaves of the Tasman and Golden Bay regions are deeply loved by those close to nature, artisans and those looking for a simple yet enriching lifestyle. The area boasts some of New Zealand's most iconic yet untouched landscapes. From Farewell Spit in the north, through Abel Tasman National Park and down to Nelson Lakes National Park, the region encases majestic ranges, glistening waters, and astonishing landscapes for its residents to enjoy. Real estate for sale in Tasman and Golden Bay includes bush retreats, lifestyle properties, architectural residences and holiday homes, attracting adventurous and alternative communities alike.

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Golden Bay

Life in Golden Bay is a daily retreat, with turquoise waters and golden sandy beaches. Hidden away at the peak on the South Island, the oasis of Golden Bay features charming small towns filled with character. At the heart of Golden Bay the town of Collingwood is a gateway to all your nature adventures, an hour from Abel Tasman National Park and 30 minutes from Takaka.

Takaka is the main centre of bustle in Golden Bay, with buzzing cafes, intriguing local shops and a museum, there is plenty for residents to avail of while balancing the tranquil lifestyle.  With eco conscious residents the clear waters of Waikoropupu are world renowned – setting the tone for the unique area of New Zealand. Golden Bay exudes the atmosphere of a tropical paradise, something to not miss out on.

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With golden sand beaches and pristine turquoise waters, Kaiteriteri is the ultimate escape. This quaint beachfront town features world-class amenities, along with local vineyards and micro-breweries for its residents to enjoy. A stone's throw away is the recreational reserve for those adventurous weekends. Property for sale in Kaiteriteri includes beachfront properties, architecturally designed homes, modern apartments and traditional holiday homes.

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Motueka + surrounds

Motueka’s enriched lands provide a perfect landscape for wine and food lovers. The town exudes a big energy with local produce available at market stalls, artwork showcased through various festivals and culture supported in a true community setting. In Motueka, properties for sale include character homes, bungalows, and lifestyle properties.

Properties for sale around Motueka span from Riwaka to the north and Brooklyn to the west. Life in Brooklyn suits those searching for a rural escape. Located within minutes’ drive to Motueka central, residents combine rural and town living. Homes for sale in Brooklyn include rural homesteads and family country homes.

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Upper Moutere + coastal surrounds

If coastal living piques your interest, Upper Moutere and its surrounding areas; Ruby Bay, Mapua, Mahana and Redwood; should not be left off your list. Upper Moutere projects New Zealand regional living at its finest; sheep farming, wine making, and creative individuals are the heart of Upper Moutere village. Property for sale in Upper Moutere include family homes, rural bungalows, character homes and lifestyle properties.

With sandy beaches, captivating sunsets and rolling hills, the landscapes of Ruby Bay, Maupa and Redwood Valley provide the perfect backdrop for your next property.

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Richmond + Hope

Situated just south of Nelson, Richmond boasts vineyards, local craft stores and a connected community. Richmond’s Queen Street provides the perfect shopping experience for its residents, lined with eateries and exquisite boutiques.

Hope sits a little further south of Richmond and provides its residents with a more rural experience. Properties for sale in Hope can benefit from the proximity of Richmond without the hustle and bustle of town living.

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Whether you're interested in Tasman or Nelson real estate for sale or seeking guidance on selling your Nelson property, our services can assist you every step of the way—from starting your next house search to helping navigate the negotiation process.  

Our Nelson office has an inspired team of real estate agents who are local specialists with intimate knowledge of the property market in the Nelson Tasman area. Contact our Nelson City real estate office to connect with an agent who can find the perfect home to match your lifestyle.