Revised Listing – Spectacular Lakefront Land, Queenstown

Lake frontage

A spectacular building site directly on Lake Hayes and facing north, the impressively wide lake frontage makes this a very unique blank canvas with an approved building platform that measures over 70 metres wide.

The 2,055 square metre land parcel also takes in a panorama of mountain ranges including the slopes of Coronet Peak.

For more information regarding this listing, please follow the link to  Spectacular Lakefront Land, Queenstown

New Listing – 11-13 Rowsell Lane, Bay Of Islands

A spectacular peninsula.

This waterfront sanctuary is immersed in a private setting and offers dual water views. The property spans two titles on a total of approximately 1,737m2.

The home is impressive and inviting, within well established gardens.  The building has been professionally transformed under the exacting eye of architect Alan Shanahan.  The result is a stunning coastal house designed for modern living that is highly fashionable and functional.

For more information on this latest listing please follow the link to   11-13 Rowsell Lane, Bay Of Islands

Spring Has Sprung, Let’s Harness Some Sunshine

Endesa Pavilion, Barcelona, uses “solar bricks”

“The dream of being self-sufficient in energy is more than feasible with a design-led approach. Architects designing less energy-hungry buildings are making a positive contribution to the take up of solar options in New Zealand”, says Russell Devlin, director of Solarchitect in Christchurch.

To view a feature of fifteen sustainable, low-energy buildings that utilise a mix of passive and active solar design techniques and technologies, please see  ArchitectureNow, Harnessing Sunshine

3.3 Million Tourists and Growing

Majestic Milford Sound

Courtesy of the Minister of Tourism’s office on the expected growth in New Zealand’s tourism industry, as reported by Prime Minister John Key (also the Minister of Tourism):

- Last year 3.3 million tourists came to NZ

- It will take just four more years for that figure to reach 4 million

- 400,000 Chinese tourists are forecast to holiday here and will spend more than the 1.4 million Australian tourists that come every year

- International visitors brought more than $10 billion into New Zealand over the last year (up 18% on the year prior)

For more detailed information, please see here  Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment

SOLD – 93 Slope Hill Road, Queenstown

Set beautifully into the landscape

This stunning and opulent home is positioned on just under 10 acres of lush lawns, native planting and picture perfect north facing views of Coronet Peak and the surrounding mountain ranges.

Upon arrival via the Porte Cochere and into the main hallway you are greeted with the warmth of natural timber beams and wooden floors.

For more information on this latest sale please follow the link to  93 Slope Hill Road, Queenstown

Latest Sale – 120 Slope Hill Road, Queenstown

Beautifully crafted and private contemporary farmhouse

Positioned on just over five acres the home affords 270-degree views of the Wakatipu Basin and the surrounding mountain ranges.

Architect Wendy Shacklock chose materials that fit the Central Otago vernacular: schist stonework, Victorian ash and cedar woodwork inside and out, with natural zinc cladding and roofing – a modern take on corrugated iron.

For further information on this latest sale please follow the link to  120 Slope Hill Road, Queenstown

SOLD – 112 Riverview Road, Kerikeri

Access to some of the world’s finest waterways

Impressively appointed this three-level home occupies 4,505 sqm of landscaped, waterfront land on a bend in the river just 6 minutes’ drive from Kerikeri.

A private, deep-water jetty and floating pontoon provides for the berthing of boats up to 60 feet in length below the property.

For more information regarding this latest sale please follow the link to   112 Riverview Road, Kerikeri

SOLD – Trophy Waterfront Peninsula, Northland

Secluded beaches

Situated on the western side of Whangaroa Harbour this property enjoys a large water frontage of approximately 3.5 kilometres.

This area of Northland is rich in culture and history.  It is renowned for its abundant clear waters where fishing and water sports can be enjoyed.

For more information on this latest sale please follow the link to  Trophy Waterfront Peninsula, Northland

Matterport – Light Years Ahead

We are proud to announce that Matterport’s immersive 3D walkthrough tours are now available with Luxury Real Estate!  With Matterport, we create a superior showcase including a proprietary Dollhouse view for a complete understanding of how a property flows and fits together.

The Matterport 3D walkthrough is light years ahead of any other video tour, and is without a doubt the best thing we’ve seen in real estate marketing since the marriage between the digital camera and the Internet.

Our first 3D walkthrough tours can be seen at  Speargrass Flat Road, Queenstown, 5 Closeburn Station, Queenstown, and 93 Slope Hill Road, Queenstown

Manata Lodge, Queenstown – Luxury Accommodation


Set over 1.16ha on a broad, elevated plateau, Manata Lodge enjoys a quiet reputation as one of the region’s most delightful luxury accommodation providers.

The entire property has been lovingly cared for by owners passionate about the area and dedicated to providing a superb hosting experience for all their guests.

For more information on this exceptional business opportunity please follow the link to  Manata, Queenstown