You turn into the driveway and that pop of excitement hits your stomach.
The generous mature plantings of native trees and shrubs frame the curves and angles of this remarkable house and lead you in to the property.
Inside, the generous open plan spaces flow effortlessly into each other, allowing for large social gatherings while providing cosy settings where you can curl up with coffee and a book or chat with a small group of friends. This is a comfortable hospitable house, the sun pouring through the floor to ceiling glass ensuring a warm and light filled home.
The superb designer kitchen shows thoughtful planning and practical solutions with granite benchtops, dishwasher, separate cooktop, separate oven, range hood, extractor fan and bottled gas. The pantry and deep drawers provide plenty of storage.
The three roomy comfortable bedrooms, the Master with ensuite and opening onto the terrace, have built in wardrobes and extensive views, and are perfect for you and your guests
There are two light airy bathrooms each with bath, shower over bath, toilet and vanity, plus an additional visitor toilet.
The well-appointed annex provides additional bedsitter accommodation when needed. It offers a modern kitchen, large sitting and bedroom areas.
Throughout the stunning garden, relaxed seating areas are sited for you to enjoy the wonderful Tasman views. Pick plums, mandarins, grapefruit, lemons and feijoas for the house and the annual 'boutique' olive harvest could become a family and friends tradition. Dine al fresco in your outdoor barbecue area where lighting and power have been installed.
Utilities include gas hot water heating; town supply and tank water; septic tank and clear water; electricity online.
While you are located in a truly country setting, you are close to delightful Mapua village with great cafes and specialty shops. Fifteen minutes along the coastal highway takes you to Richmond and Nelson, and Nelson airport, or to the township of Motueka, and on to the world famous Able Tasman Regional Park.