A rare opportunity exists to acquire one of Auckland's most celebrated period homes and perhaps play a part in restoring this grand old lady, to the splendor of yesteryear.
Originally built in 1922 of solid material and by craftsman of the highest standing, this property has housed some of the regions foremost families. Design of this era allowed for a mixture of both formal and informal living space, a large working kitchen, staff quarters and generous proportioned bedrooms. The internal character of the sweeping stair case, solid stone fireplace, marbled bathrooms and the timeless elegance of the frieze and cornice detail, are harmonised by the external charm and character of the building.
Departing through the French doors, you enter a world of wonderment. Ninety years of growth have created gardens of maturity, filled with character. Included within the brick walled acre is the impressive pool complex plus cabana, a shelled petanque area and a championship sized tennis court. Enchanting garden grottos and aged court yards provide magical environments for young and old to enjoy.
The city scape, North Shore and islands of the Gulf are views that dominate the homes positioning along the St Heliers ridgeline and its bustling village and tranquil bay, are but minutes away. Opportunities this rare are ones that should be seized immediately.