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3 bedroom house for sale

Offers in Region of £312,500

New Zealand - Otago, Waitaki

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Call: 03339 395601

Key features:

  • 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

Full description:

A much admired and iconic Oamaru home, Forrester House, brimming with a century of character and charm invites you to discover its unique and desirable cache.

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.

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To view this property or request more details, contact
Bayleys Realty Group, New Zealand

Level 2, 4 Viaduct Harbour Avenue, Maritime Square, Auckland, New Zealand
03339 395601  Local call rate
About Bayleys Realty Group, New Zealand

Bayleys is New Zealand’s largest full-service real estate agency.

With over 60 offices throughout New Zealand, Bayleys literally covers the country.

We have specialist teams operating in residential property (homes), apartments, vacant land for building your own home, lifestyle blocks (hobby farms), economic farms, businesses, waterfront property and commercial property.

Whatever you’re looking for Bayleys will be able to find it.

Bayleys are also associated with Cushman & Wakefield and Christies Great Estates world-wide so you can be safe in the knowledge that Bayleys is a trusted player in the property industry in New Zealand.

How we can help you

Finding your new home can be a challenge from a different country and in a different time zone. You need to work with a company that you can trust that covers the breadth of New Zealand and deals in the full range of properties. Bayleys does exactly that.

And given that we are usually marketing over 5,000 properties at any given time, you can also rest assured that we have a very broad range of properties to show you.

We are able to explain what the process for buying property in New Zealand is and we can help take the hassle out of that process for you.

We will:

• Explain the legal process of buying a property in NZ

• Arrange for you to view property in your price range, whatever that range is, wherever in New Zealand.

• Provide statistical information on comparative sales in the area

• Act as a liaison between yourself and the vendor

• Facilitate building reports, valuations and even put you in contact with a good solicitor if you don’t already have one

• Stay in contact with you to ensure the process goes smoothly.

If you’re considering moving to New Zealand we encourage you to visit the country and do your homework before you decide where you want to live.

Contact us before you get on a plane and we will find out what you’re looking for and will set up appointments for you before you arrive to view the sort of property you’re looking for, so you don’t waste your time and you can enjoy your New Zealand experience to the fullest.

Property Management

If you want to buy before you move to New Zealand, our property management team can look after your property in your absence, find a quality tenant and make sure the rent is paid and property maintained before you yourself move to New Zealand.

Contact Us

Bayleys Realty Group
Phone: +64 9 375 7428


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Bayleys Realty Group, New Zealand

Level 2, 4 Viaduct Harbour Avenue, Maritime Square, Auckland, New Zealand
or call 03339 395601
Calling from outside the UK? 0064 9 375 7428

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