This versatile rammed earth home has seven bedrooms, with a west wing of 180m² comprising large open plan living with two bedrooms plus an office, cool store room and bathroom downstairs, as well as three bedrooms upstairs, with another bathroom and kitchenette/living area. The east wing has two living areas, two bedrooms and a shared bathroom. There is a 100m² shared garage and off the garages, separate toilets and separate laundries.
Energy efficiency is a feature of this home with the thick rammed earth walls providing a heat sink for winter and keeping the interior cool in summer. In the west wing there is a Warmington open fire as well as a Rayburn with a wetback which also provides underfloor heating through pipes which pass beneath concrete floor pavers. The kitchen also has a walk-in pantry and a butlers sink.
The east wing has a wood-burner, which also has a wetback, with underfloor pipes passing beneath the metre square, hand poured concrete pavers. The use of Macrocarpa and native timbers, is another feature of this lovely property.
In addition to the home is a 110m² Total-span shed, which has three phase power to the shed and comes with a toilet and shower. A separate 3-bay barn is ideal for storing hay or vehicles. The land, which is recorded as Wakanui Deep Silty Loam, has been fenced into five paddocks, with a deer fenced perimeter, has been used mainly for cattle finishing and there are cattle yards on the property. Most of the planting has been native trees with a small orchard of fruit trees. Storm water is directed to a pond area.
Situated just a couple of minutes from SH1, only 13km from Rangiora and 17km from the motorway it is well located.
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