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A hidden Gem




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A hidden Gem

This beautifully presented property located in the heart of Wainui,
Akaroa generates a real feeling of ‘this is how life should be lived'. This is your dream retreat and because of this, no detail is ignored. Everything you experience here has been planned meticulously to provide the best environment for recharging in style.
This amazing property offers luxurious lodging to the most discerning guests. Once the summer home of renowned writer Armistead Maupin, the property was acquired by his sister, Jane Maupin Yates, and her late husband Joe, in 1993. Lovingly restored in 1996, the enchanting 1860's colonial homestead provides a gorgeous French farm style accommodation. . In addition to this the property offers a separate self contained luxury cottage, Te Rangi - giving the new owners additional income potential or a special retreat for visiting family or friends. The cottage has stunning views of Akaroa Bay and the mountains. It has been beautifully styled and presented which provides the ultimate in comfort and privacy, this peaceful hideaway has attracted guests from all over the globe seeking a romantic retreat, a wedding or honeymoon venue, or a week of outdoor adventure or a private safe home. Esteemed visitors such as Sir Ian McKellen (who says "Kahikatea rivals Middle-earth") have enjoyed the relaxation of Te Rangi.The main homestead has been recently refurbished to a very high standard and viewing is a must To complete this property parcel there is of course the land itself. Subdivided into 13 well fenced paddocks, it is suitable for most classes of livestock.
Rarely do such unique but stunning properties like this come to the market, compare the value of what you are buying here to central Christchurch and ask yourself why don’t we consider the country lifestyle.
2017 will be a special year for the purchaser of this home and while you are relaxing with that nice glass of wine and soaking up the panoramic views of Akaroa Harbour you will ask yourself why did we not do this sooner!!

Property Price$1,500,000
Price TypeAskingPrice
ViewingViewing by Appointment
Parkingoff street parking, double garage with 4 sheds
Land Area (sqm)48000m2
Floor Area (sqm)280m2
PhoneIan -021777000
MobileElla -0220894916
Address88 Donovans Road
AreaBanks Peninsula
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