Grecian Paradise + Arena
Positioned with second to none views over the Waimauku valley and beyond, this spectacular architectural designed north/west-facing 357sqm home blends a unique European style, and a premier countryside location to create an awe-inspiring lifestyle property.
The vendors have combined their love of Greek architecture and their passion for horses to create a spectacular result. Set on 4.1101ha (10+acres) well-fenced paddocks (6), the house is constructed in Hebal (aerated concrete block) and enhanced with the traditional white and blue colour scheme often admired in Santorini.
Perfectly framed with stunning Conifer is the frontage of the home showcasing a traditional bell tower, and your curiosity to see inside is heightened by the rich Totara front doors with their historic stained glass windows leading into a wide entrance foyer. Here you are immediately delighted with the sense of space, showcasing various levels of high ceiling studs and the authenticity of European living and polished concrete floors.
The main living spaces enjoy ample natural light filtering through multiple glass doors, this space also shows off the cooks kitchen complete with gas cooking, wood burning stove, butlers sink, polished concrete work-surfaces, a large walk-in larder and separate utility/laundry room.
A TV room and another relax/retreat space are on offer, both of which afford lovely outlooks to the delightful courtyards with outdoor fireplace/pizza oven, and beautifully landscaped gardens. In fact, almost every room of the first floor leads to outdoor spaces or offers views of the paved north/west facing courtyards and heated swimming pool, fostering a seamless flow for ease of entertaining or enjoying the most enjoyable part of life in Greece - to ?peratzatha'!
An ascent to the second floor reveals more spacious bedrooms and a breathtaking master retreat with a large dressing room that is as good as you could wish for and in the rooms sleeping zone there is a sitting area and lovely window views from which to enjoy endless sunny outlooks.
The features of the home and the Equestrian facilities are too numerous to list extensively but include:
4 bedrooms + mezzanine guest bedroom, 2 bathrooms, master with walk in robe
3 Living rooms including oversized combined family & dining
Open fireplace, wood burning stove, gas cooking, walk-in larder
Hebel Concrete Block, concrete tile roof, stain glass church window
Custom-made macrocarpa and kauri window shutters & doors
Outdoor fire/pizza oven, multiple paved courtyard areas
Solar heated concrete swimming pool, in-ground spa pool
40 x 20 sand arena, 3 bay stable complex and hay store
Holding pens, wash down bay, jump paddock
6 troughed paddocks fed from the Wharauroa Estate shared bore
Ample car-parking for multiple guests
Overall, the views, peace and privacy when combined with the style and infrastructure of this beautiful country property provide you with a rarely offered opportunity to purchase at a superior level of living.