This attractive eight hectare organic vineyard property offers a beautifully presented character home and significant income in the heart of Marlborough's prime grape growing region. It enjoys a picturesque streamside setting and impressive mountain views within an easy 15 minute drive from Blenheim.
Built with large, solid mud bricks and featuring impressive hardwood lintels, industrial scale Rimu roof trusses and Matai flooring, the three bedroom home exudes a rustic charm and sophisticated character, warm in winter and comfortably cool in summer. Also built of mud blocks, is an attractive two bedroom cottage which contributes a substantial income through short term visitor stays.
The homestead has a tastefully renovated farmhouse kitchen which flows to dining and a separate spacious sitting room with open fire, all opening out to a verandah and paved courtyard and enjoying attractive garden views. There are three well proportioned bedrooms with bathrooms plus an office.
The generous sized indoor swimming pool, heated by heatpump, is well planted with subtropical species, has doors to the garden and plenty of space for entertaining making it a favourite area for the whole family. A large double garage boasts a separate workshop plus a useful storage or workroom and another room on the end which used to be offices but could be a sleepout.
The approximately seven hectare vineyard is 50:50 Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir, using popular clones ideal for making highest quality wine. Registered as organic under Biogro, the vineyard enjoys a reliable source of irrigation water and a very low risk of frost, making it a consistent producer of high quality fruit.
Renwick township, essential services, good schooling and the airport are within a 5 minute drive, Blenheim is another 5 minutes and the Marlborough Sounds are only 30 minutes away. This is an extremely attractive proposition for anyone looking to secure an enviable lifestyle in New Zealand's sunniest region.