Unique Lakeside Homestead

Unique Lakeside Homestead

Chris and Debbie



Oct 2016

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5 Bedrooms
Sleeps 8
2 Bathrooms

About our home

-Breathtaking vista encompassing lake, river and ocean views to Nine Pin Island
-Beautiful spacious handcrafted home, expansive decks, entertainers kitchen, generous living areas.
-Escape to tranquility, utmost privacy,a safe haven for children and extended families.

Nestled into a hilltop, with stunning views at every turn, this exclusive, stand-out homestead is an architect's delight. Spacious, sunny living spaces featuring beautiful local timber ceilings and artisan crafted plaster walls, create an environment for relaxation, rejuvenation and conviviality.

The bespoke kitchen with granite tops and french oak hand painted doors is perfect for entertaining and flows onto the expansive sunny deck; ideal for extended family or friends to gather and enjoy. Savour picking your own produce fresh from the vegetable patch.

A separate west facing, walled courtyard designed to capture the setting sun has a barbeque and brazier for wonderful evenings.

Open plan living includes two separate large comfortable lounge areas, a gabled mezzanine study and relaxing mezzanine day room. Ample capacity for people to gather or find their own special space.

Five generous bedrooms suit a range of sleeping requirements.

East Bedroom - Glorious views to the sunrise. Ensuite with deep spa bath. Feature ceilings. French doors onto sunny deck for morning contemplation. King bed

North bedroom 1 - Spacious and light, glorious views, french doors open onto deck. Single bed

North Bedroom 2 - Distinct red themed room , wide sunny views from large french doors flowing onto deck. Single bed

West Bedroom - Cool relaxing white on white. Wake to birdsong of the garden. 1 King bed

Upstairs - This landing space and huge sunny room is the rumpus and guest section of the home that is more casually appointed than the rest of the house. Elevated views for miles out to sea. 1 Queen bed plus 1 Single bed

Ample parking for cars, boats and toys.

This property is ideal for up to 10/11 people including children, either one extended family group or two families. Ideal and safe for children to explore with treehouse, trampoline and space for adventure.

No smoking. No pets.

We also have a beach house that we can swap if preferred in a gorgeous waterfront location that sleeps 8-10 . https://www.holidayhouses.co.nz/properties/4998.asp. It is located 30 mins from our main house.

We are flexible with our exchange with either house as we can generally live in the one you dont choose.


More about us

  1. We are family who work from home with 14 yr old twin boys and two more sons who have left home. Debbie is a doctor and Chris is a property investor. We live on a lovely coastal farm with sheep. We love sailing, cycling and beaches and have our yacht, dinghies, kayaks, paddleboards and a beach house nearby.

Swap availability

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Where is it?


The perfect haven for family and friends to escape and enjoy peace, privacy, spectacular views and quality spacious living whilst close to a host of glorious beaches and Northland's varied attractions to suit every taste and interest.
Situated 10 minutes from the boutique town of Kerikeri renowned for its artisan markets, restaurants, arts and culture.
On the doorstep of the Bay of Islands renowned for fishing , diving and sailing.
Multiple gorgeous golden beaches, fishing and diving within 30-40 minutes drive and a local small swimming beach 10 minutes away.

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