"Weathering Heights" - Sanctuary at the top of Awhitu peninsula!
Seldom does a property like this come on the market - distinctive in character and special in location! This property has seen many a family & visitors for over a century. Sitting in a commanding position on 6.888 hectares you will enjoy sweeping views from the QE2 acreage of native bush, to the Manukau Harbour.
With its covered wrap around deck and enclosed sun filled seating area there is always somewhere sheltered to sit outdoors and enjoy the ambience of your own mature native bush and its bird life. The ultimate in outdoor living is to sit in the antique clawfoot bath under the stars in total privacy, enjoying the distant lights.
Stepping in through the main entry you can immediately see the care and attention to detail that the current owners have put into maintaining the character of this stunning home. The soaring ceilings and Kauri panelling add to the interior's timeless elegance.
With 6 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and 4 toilets there is plenty of room for the extended family or make the most of the existing resource consent to operate as a function centre or provide country accommodation.
There are two exquisite living areas, the expansive "Summer lounge" where you can enjoy respite from those hot summer days or the cozy but spacious "Winter lounge" where you nestle in front of the fire with a book, sheltered from the blustery winter weather.
The kitchen is a generous space with a 900mm gas hob and the potential for storage space is endless including a butler's pantry area (new owners to complete), this flows together with the dining room where an 8-seater Kauri dining table takes pride of place in front of a Kent style fire.
Water supply is plentiful with 4 x 25,000 litre tanks and access to your own spring with pump recently installed by the current owners. The septic system is designed to cater for the size of the home and additional guests. Exterior features include a self contained cottage, 3 bay high stud shed, massage room and art studio, outdoor schist fire place, fruit trees, landscaped gardens (in process), raised vegetable gardens.
Interior features include Kauri floors & doors/walls, high stud ceilings, English imported wall paper, designer laundry, large walk-n-robe, chandeliers, stained glass doors & windows plus so much more.
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