New Listing – The Jolly’s Run, Tarras

Offered to the market for the first time since 1910

Comprising a combined area of 1,150 hectares freehold contained in three certificates of titles. The run consists of 110 hectares of irrigated flats, with the remainder of the property being expansive flats and rolling downs. There are some steeper faces leading down to the Lindis River. The range of contour and scale all contribute to giving the property an excellent balance.

Properties of this scale and balance rarely become available to the open market, representing a unique opportunity to invest in a truly iconic part of New Zealand.

For more information on this latest listing follow the link to:  Jolly’s Run, Tarras

New Listing – Site 3 Omarino, Northland

Absolute waterfront

Facing north-west this absolute waterfront parcel enjoys direct access to the beach down a stunning stone path past the ancient Pohutukawa tree.  The ultimate in seclusion and privacy this 12.57 acre premium site is one of the best you will find anywhere.

Make an appointment to view this property and you will find nothing compares.  For more information on this latest listing please follow the link to:  Site 3 Omarino, Northland

New Listing – 5 Closeburn Station, Queenstown

Thoughtfully designed, reflecting true alpine living

5 Closeburn Station encompasses a Graeme North architectural home, 4,536m2 of land on a freehold title, 1/27th share in 3,000 acres of high country farm and outstanding lake and mountain views.

Huge double-glazed windows capture stunning views of Lake Wakatipu, Cecil Peak and beyond to the Remarkables mountain range.  The use of natural material inside and out provide texture, warmth and a quality of craftsmanship rarely seen in today’s modern homes.

Closeburn Station is a special place that combines the best of alpine living yet is only 10km away from downtown Queenstown.  For a 3D Virtual Viewing follow the link to:  5 Closeburn Station, Queenstown

New Listing – Speargrass Flat Road, Queenstown

Elevated and North Facing

This well appointed home has the ingredients for multiple uses. The current owners operate a successful Bed and Breakfast business, however it would suit a family home or home and income using Air B&B.

Set on over an acre of landscaped land this property has the privacy, views and aspect that everyone is looking for in a rural lifestyle home.

For more information on this latest listing follow the link to:  Speargrass Flat Road, Queenstown


2016 World Architecture Festival Awards – Finalists Announced

Finalist, Completed Buildings:The Red House by Crosson Architects. Image:Simon Devitt

Ten New Zealand projects from eight practices are included in the shortlist for the 2016 World Architecture Festival Awards that consists of over 300 projects from 58 countries.

An international panel of architects and critics will judge and choose one to be named the World Building of the Year.  Auckland Art Gallery won the award in 2013.

The festival will be held in Berlin from November 16 to 18, 2016.

For a full list of the New Zealand projects shortlisted, please follow the link to  2016 World Architecture Festival Awards

2016 Southern Architecture Awards

Housing Award: Hamilton Family Home by Bull O’Sullivan Architecture

Fifteen projects, ranging from an elegant, dramatic shed in the Remarkables mountain range to a small but perfectly proportioned Cardrona hut, were rewarded at the 2016 Southern Architecture Awards recently.

Included was the Hamilton Family home recently sold by Luxury Real Estate – Designed by Bull O’Sullivan Architecture, the Hamilton Family Home is “inventive, challenging, playful,” the jury said. “This is, put simply, a gorgeous home.”

For a full list of winners follow the link to  2016 Southern Architecture Awards

New Listing – Corbridge Estates, Wanaka

Adjacent to the mighty Clutha River

Corbridge Estates offers an exclusive rural residential haven set in a spectacular alpine landscape within a working farm environment.

Located just five minutes from Lake Wanaka, New Zealand’s most desirable living environment, in the stunning Southern Lakes district, Corbridge Estates offers 34 exceptional quality home sites spread throughout a 343 hectare working crop farm.

For more information regarding this latest listing please follow the link to  Corbridge Estates, Wanaka

Queenstown Winter Festival 2016

Winter starts here!

From Friday 24th June – Sunday 3rd July 2016 the American Express Queenstown Winter Festival celebrates the start of winter like only Queenstown can, with street parties, music, comedy, family fun and madness up the mountain.

The opening party and fireworks kick starts the celebrations and is followed by ten days of fun, jam-packed with more than 60 events. From family events to DJs and nightlife – there’s something on the programme for everyone.

Town will be a-buzz with around 45,000 people celebrating the arrival of winter in true Queenstown style.

Click here to see the full programme and individual event details.

New Listing – 2 Advance Terrace, Arrowtown

This elevated property boasts a combination of majestic views and outdoor living

Situated in one of Arrowtowns most sort after locations offering a rural aspect with suburban amenities this elevated property boasts a combination of majestic views and outdoor living creating an unrivalled holiday home or the ideal family home.

Built in 2015 the 278 square metre home has luxuriously appointed and streamlined interior spaces and is superbly designed throughout.

For more information regarding this new listing follow the link to: 2 Advance Terrace, Arrowtown

SOLD – 29 Panorama Terrace, Chalet One, Queenstown

A mix of fine timber and glass cladding to take in the stunning views

Four new stunning luxury homes are being built at 29 Panorama Terrace, all with expansive views over Lake Wakatipu and across to Kelvin Heights Golf Course.

With a Scandinavian feel to the interiors, these homes tick all the right boxes.

For more information on this latest sale please follow the link to: 29 Panorama Terrace, Chalet One