3 bedroom house for sale
New Zealand - Otago, Waitaki
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- Currently functioning as B&B capturing tourists
- Steeped in history of John Forrester Architect of Oamaru
- Walk two minutes to town, five minutes to harbour
- Three bedrooms with ensuites/three living spaces, courtyards
- Incredible vista over Oamaru and to the ocean
On 1,012sqm of private, split level landscaped grounds, two storeys (249sqm) majestically rise above surrounding homes, delivering panoramic and commanding vistas over Oamaru. The Harbour, Historic Precinct and Pacific Ocean beyond are all in magnificent view. Off street parking for three cars plus a double garage with dual rear entrances shields the East of the property. Here, formal, potager and secret gardens flourish where sun, privacy, courtyards and delightful entertainment areas await.
Forsaking nothing in practicality and function, the home delivers in abundance. Featuring three double bedrooms upstairs, each with en-suites, roof storage capacity with a large ornate five bay window to the West, filtering sun and light. All bedrooms have unparalleled views. Downstairs provides three generous reception spaces (one could be a fourth bedroom), well proportioned designer kitchen/dining, laundry, office, separate toilet, conservatory and French doors embracing indoor/outdoor flow. There is a generous, well-facilitated workshop below. Rimu panelling on walls, ceiling and feature staircase and archway evoke detailed workmanship whilst uniquely sourced hand-printed wallpapers, designer drapes and ornate fireplaces present an ambiance of timeless elegance. This home is steeped in history, yet lovingly, each owner has kept the heart of this home alive by ensuring all renovations and colour pallet blend old with new. Original owner, architect John Megget Forrester would be proud to see its current presence.
Options are plentiful with recent boutique B&B accommodation capturing tourism growth, invest now in this property that grows in real value as it ages gracefully.