One of the most recognised properties of the Hauraki Gulf and a well-known landmark for New Zealand boaties; FitzRoy House, on Great Barrier Island is advertised for sale for the first time.
FitzRoy House is also known as Glenfern Sanctuary due to the conservation initiatives established by the late Tony Bouzaid and his family, dedicated to preserving the natural integrity of this island. Situated in Port Fitzroy the property is an ideal base for anyone wanting to enjoy the beauty and peace of the renowned cruising and fishing grounds of the outer Hauraki Gulf and beyond.
The property includes a 100 year old restored homestead, nestled in a protected valley with a north-easterly aspect, sheltered from the prevailing westerly winds. With three dwellings all together - the main house, a guest cottage and an onsite managers residence, it also has a total land area is 82.85 hectares (205 acres) in two titles including two hectares of gardens and a further eight hectares of grazing.
Enjoying all-day sun and expansive views of the Port Fitzroy harbour, Kaikoura Island, Little Barrier and beyond, the property is also accessible by both sea and air from Auckland.
Mainly self-sufficient the property has a private dam and water supply from a spring, solar panels, diesel generators and septic systems as well as various outbuildings including a garage, barn, store room, bunk room and office.
The property also has Riparian rights and a private deep water jetty with launching ramp, floating platoon, boatshed and two deepwater moorings.
Most of the bush areas on the property are protected by a QE II Covenant and include stands of established Kauri and other native trees, some up to 300 years old. An extensive walking track system gives visitors access to these areas.
Please call to discuss how you can be part of the continued history of this spectacular place.