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159 Main Road Governors Bay, Christchurch City 8022

Sold on 8 Sep 2017
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
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House in Governors Bay

UNIQUE HOME AT THE HEAD OF THE HARBOUR

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths

Advantaged by elevated positioning on a secluded, sloping site this beautiful home in rustic heart rimu offers vivid sunrises and sensational water views with birdsong providing background harmony.
Architecturally designed by Stewart Ross to resonate with itssuperb surroundings this pole-house comprises relaxed sleeping, service and social zones spread over five split-levels on three floors.
Integrated kitchen, dining and living transition seamlessly through French doors to a private courtyard swathed in greenery. A second lounge offers further options for entertaining with great flow to another deck and serene sea views. Bricked steps lead to terraced gardens. High studs and exposed timbers complement leadlight accents while the extensive glazing washes interiors with light and sun throughout the day.
Occupying the upper level, the master bedroom offers a unique vantage point where sweeping vistas and sunrises can be enjoyed from a private balcony. At this level of the house is another bedroom and bathroom. A generous double, lower level bedroom benefits from a private bathroom while a mezzanine floor offers a secret sanctuary for the kids. Accessible by ladder a loft gives opportunity for yet another bedroom/office or workspace.
The garden features plum, apricot, apple andfeijoa trees, gooseberry and currant bushes and a vegetable patch spray-free for the past twelve years.
Within walking distance of the Governors Bay Hotel, the Bay's vibrant cafe culture and waterfront this intriguing and entrancing home is a 25 minute commute (approx) to the CBD.
A close-to-the-coast home which will appeal to the free-spirited looking for something more exciting than the conventional.
Viewing by appointment.
Please be aware that this information has been sourced from third parties including Property-Guru/ Christchurch City Council/ CERA/ ARCGIS/owner and we have not been able to independently verify the accuracy of the same. Land and Floor area measurements are approximate and boundary lines are indicative only.

Features:
  • Study
  • Electric Hot Water
  • Kent Style Fireplace
  • Weatherboard Exterior
  • Harbour Sea Views
Chattels:
  • Extractor Fan
  • F/Floor Cover
  • Light Fittings
  • Stove
  • Cooktop Oven
  • Heated Towel Rails X2
  • Washing Machine And Fridge
Parking:

Carport

Bedrooms:

3

Bathrooms:

2

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