The magic has been woven: the landscape, the 100 year old trees, the meadows, the residence, the gardens, the birdlife and the surrounding vistas. All set in a quiet, enchanting valley – this property is a rare and unique offering.
Monterey House is a famous Nelson /Tasman Bay landmark located in a stunning part of New Zealand. It now awaits a new owner/s who see the existing magic and wish to add their own touches to this very special home.
The property presents an envious opportunity for those discerning buyers in the market seeking an unrivalled family estate. On approximately two hectares and surrounded by generous meadowlands on neighbouring titles, this is a gracious lifestyle with many additional options.
Builtin the iconic Georgian style in 2002-4 using the very best in all-natural products, this is a residence that sits graciously within its sheltered estate.
Throughthe stately entrance gates and winding up through the woodland, you arrive at a property that sets the standard, and continues to embrace you through its 8 bedroom (potentially 10), three level (plus basement) 1200 sqm metre residence.
Theentry reception area, (one of three) and its staircase, welcome you to the ground floor living spaces all with 3.6 m ceiling heights. This includes the dining room, farm kitchen and dining, a luxurious den and family room, plus a fully functional commercial kitchen, and large bathroom facility with 3 WC.
Largebi-fold doors and windows open up to present the ground floor to the outside courtyards – simply stunning.
A staircase of great character leads you up to the first floor (2.7 m ceiling height) introducing you to a spacious landing and library area. In addition 4 bedrooms (all with en-suites), a large office meeting room, the Media /Theatre room and an amazing linen service room.
The views of the surrounding valley, meadows and mountains from these first-floor rooms are exquisite.
Themagic continues up into the second floor (or attic level) with its own lobby reception area equipped with pool table, 4 large bedrooms suites, one large bathroom area and a sewing room. These bedrooms are currently used as office and commercial spaces providing excellent working from home options.
Allowtime to view - there is more: a separate one-bedroom gardener’s cottage adds even more space and on-site options. The surrounding woodland area is a release point for rehabilitated native birds such as Tui and wood pigeon.
The owners who have created this outstanding slice of paradise have built and operated the property mindfully over the past 25 years with the view of assisting the natural beauty and working to preserve the estate’s immediate environment.
The options are numerous: an extended family residence, a boutique lodge/hotel, culinary and wine experience, or simply your own personal private hideaway.
Thevendors wish the new owners all the very best as they head off to their next adventure.