Located in the heart of New Zealand, Mellonsfolly Ranch is a truly breath-taking estate positioned on more than 900 acres of the Central Plateau.
This truly unique property not only features three distinct homes - the main private residence and two rental houses that double as staff accommodation, but the ranch is also home to New Zealand's Old West Town. Ten period themed buildings meticulously replicate an 1860's Wyoming frontier town. Built-in 2006, the property was crafted with astounding attention to detail, and to a standard of quality seldom found in even the finest homes.
Currently operating as a boutique hotel, the Old West Town appears rough and ready on the surface, yet has all the features of a luxury destination. With overnight accommodation for 22, guests are treated to a trip back in time - complete with an authentic and licensed saloon, a courthouse that doubles as a cinema, a sheriff's office and a billiards lounge, all strung together by a well-worn boardwalk.
The current owners enjoy an enviable lifestyle on the property; summer is for hunting, fishing and swimming in the rivers that wind their way through valleys. And during winter, they benefit from the nearby picturesque ski town of Okahune and the Mount Ruapehu ski fields.
On this ranch, you won't find herds of sheep or cattle. Taking advantage of the surrounding pristine native bush, Mellonsfolly Ranch operates a thriving Manuka honey business. Famed the world over, Manuka honey is one of New Zealand's prized and most profitable exports. Indeed, the 450 hives on the property already generate a substantial income, with plans to expand to over 600 hives.
Mellonsfolly Ranch offers a home, lifestyle and income that could change your life forever.
Is it time for a new plan? If so, a new life awaits you in New Zealand. If you would like to discuss this property and options to purchase from overseas do not hesitate to get in touch.