It will take a moment to catch your breath when this magnificent, grand colonial home comes into view. Built in 1885, of Rimu and Kauri, it has stood the test of time and this grand old lady has been fully refurbished. The high level of style and finish is evident everywhere you look.
Upon entering, via the two beautifully detailed Kauri doors, you are immediately staring at the stunning staircase with its turned and carved polished timber. A grand almost royal feeling embraces you. The Intricate detail is evident, showing the passion and the love that the current owners have poured into it. This is a home of elegance and class. A true labour of love.
The high ceilings and retrofitted double glazed sashed windows, new kitchen, new central heating system making it a modern comfortable home but still maintaining the spectacular character and ambience of a highly functional home to entertain and share with guests either in the formal dining room or on the expansive patio with outdoor fire. The avenue of Himalayan Birch leads you to the Japanese Zen Garden, complete with a traditionally inspired building, a Zen water garden and stunning cherry blossoms. Welcome to ‘Northwood Estate’.
‘Rosewood’ is entered via the beautiful avenue of Himalayan Birch, the grounds of both beautiful properties flow seamlessly from one another, originally set up as an apple orchard, there are some heirloom apple varieties still flourishing here with hedging, roses, water features, pond, orchard, raised vegetable boxes with Buxus hedging plants surrounding them is so unique and adds to the class of the whole property.
Extras include shed/workshop, barn, glass house, dog runs, grazing paddocks, 2 restored wheat silos for alfresco service, truly magical at night.
The current Vendors had a vision of creating these two substantial properties, on separate titles into a wedding and reception venue and are now offering a unique opportunity for someone else to manifest their dream if they wish.
Viewings by appointment.