Warkworth, THE CASTLE
For Sale by Negotiation
Property ID: 376770
Purchase By Negotiation
How do I buy by Negotiation?
AN ELITE RURAL RETREAT
Positioned in a prestigious elevated area of Warkworth, designed to capture spectacular rural vista, awaken to magnificent sunrises and unwind in the evenings gazing at the spectacular sunsets to the west.
A phenomenal home, built solidly and constructed in tilt slabs complete with alternative power supply with 2 days Battery Backup making this home unaffected by power outages. Features throughout of Totara and Macrocarpa sarking. You will be amazed at the stunning features including the entrance through the grand front door.
The ceilings are from 3.3 meters (11 feet) to 6 meters - (20 feet). Spacious living areas, wine cellar, large gourmet - 'Entertainers Dream kitchen with Viking Ovens & gas hobbs, copper rangehood with an awesome Wood Fired Pizza Oven to complete the picture.
Three fireplaces and 5 heat pumps keep the home warm and cozy in the winter months with an endless supply of firewood on site. There is also a central gas furnace. You will never be cold!
The spacious marbled gallery hallway designed to display your art and collectable leads you to the powder room for guests and along to a generous bedroom currently used as a Home Theatre Room complete with surround sound.
The hallway then leads you to the master bedroom which is approximately 68m2 (approx. 1200 square feet), allowing a private living space with own fireplace to add that romantic touch. This room also has a great sense of indoor/outdoor living as it opens out to a private courtyard unfolding into the gardens and out to mature Pururi Trees.
With an expansive bedroom it deserves the same in a wardrobe and ensuite and this room entertains just that. An enormous walk-in wardrobe like no other, you will feel like a Hollywood movie star with 3 chandeliers and wood clothing racks to the ceiling with one entire wall of drawers for all your designer collectables. The ensuite is just as exquisite with his and her basins, 7 foot shower head height, extensive cabinetry and a Cleopatra bath beneath the window to gaze at the stars.
On the second level is a super large bedroom with ensuite, office and separate mezzanine library and reading or study nook and from here a Macrocarpa wooden stairway leading onto the rooftop for 360-degree views from the lookout Tower and what a view it is, simply breathtaking!
Marbled floors, high studs, Macrocarpa sarked ceilings, wooden features and joinery in this fine home ooze a warm ambience throughout. This creates an extremely spacious and welcoming experience and complemented by a well-designed indoor/outdoor flow onto paved courtyards to enjoy that alfresco dining experience.
An authentic American style barn with mezzanine is host to guest accommodation which is completely separate from the main home and totally self-contained with woodburner fireplace. There are endless options for this dwelling.
The land consists of approx 33.3 hectares (83.25 acres) consisting of Californian Redwood Forest, Blackwoods, Liquid Ambers, Kauri, Pines, plus native bush and grazing. There is even a magical heart - shaped grove of Liquid Amber situated below the home to purposely admire in all seasons.
There are miles of extensive trails throughout the estate to enjoy for walks, cycling, jogging, motorbikes, quads and horse-riding!, or just simply to contemplate life and enjoy. This is truly a retreat property with endless opportunities and privacy guaranteed.
Situated approximately 50 minutes north of Auckland CBD, 11 minutes drive to Warkworth shops, cafes and galleries, approximately 20 minutes to Matakana Markets, Cinemas, Boutique Stores, Vineyards, Cafes and fine Restaurants, no to mention just another 10 minutes to beautiful Omaha beach!
Finally - your guests are able to visit by car or via helicopter - there are three helicopter landing pads on the property!
This magnificent residence will appeal to the most discerning buyer, an absolute must for those seeking the ultimate in rural living.
Property has new 450m2 concrete driveway.
2 Sep Bathrooms, 2 Ensuite, Bath
2 car double garage (internal access)
33.32ha - 82.34acres
Green House, Lifestyle
Redwood trees, Blackwood, Liquid Amber, Pines & Kauri plus native bush
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