Te Au Station is a large coastal farm situated north of the Mahia Peninsula on the east coast of the North Island. The property is approximately 714 hectares (1,762 acres) of waterfront farm land, and offers significant views of the Pacific Ocean and the stunning Mahia Peninsula.
Situated about 1.5 hours drive south from Gisborne, Te Au Station has three kilometres of pure coastal frontage in one of New Zealand's great seaside locations renowned for its fishing, surfing, diving and hiking. The property operates The Quarters, a self-contained, luxury character cottage, sleeping up to eight guests. It is perched on the cliffs above the ocean and affords a dramatic setting. 25 percent of The Quarters guests are international visitors.
At the Eastern and rear boundary of the property a stretch of over 2.5 kilometres of superb trout fishing river flows. Home to both brown and rainbow trout, there is superb fly fishing to be had on the property. Its deep pools also make for a great swimming location.
Te Au Station also has over 100 hectares (247acres) of mature and regenerating native bush. Some of this has been safeguarded by a QEII covenant which will protect the significant native bush for future generations. Native birdlife abounds in this section of the property.
The farming operation has had considerable investment over the past two decades. The property is well tracked for vehicle access and all fences and paddocks have been well maintained. The property currently farms sheep and cattle with a small number of goats.
A four-bedroom character homestead, significantly renovated in recent times is situated amongst established trees near the east coast boundary of the property. The homestead is beautifully-landscaped with outdoor entertaining areas, tennis court and in-ground salt water swimming pool.
Te Au Station is a large-scale coastal property with significant opportunity to develop the tourism potential and capitalise on the special characteristics this location.