Sam Jones - Luxury Property Specialist

Having sold many of central Queenstown’s finest homes over the past decade, Sam Jones is one of the resort town’s leading agents for luxury homes and distinctive properties. Sam has a passion for real estate and a proven track record of delivering outstanding results and is a respected and trusted operator in the premium property sector. Since 2014 he has coordinated the majority of notable sales in central Queenstown, securing many exceptional outcomes for his clients. He started his real estate career in 2002 and has wide-ranging networks and an extensive knowledge of the Queenstown market. Over the years Sam has built a reputation for professionalism, attention to detail and a positive, affable nature. In 2020 Sam also completed the National Diploma in Real Estate (New Zealand's highest real estate qualification) and was granted associate status with the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand. This commitment to the industry and upholding the highest standards provides confidence to buyers and sellers. The combination of Sam’s expertise in this specialist market, detailed industry knowledge and the resources of one of the world’s leading luxury real estate networks creates a formidable presence in Queenstown’s high-end market.


Lake Esplanade, Queenstown

Apartment / Townhouse

A rare opportunity has arisen to secure one of the coveted Esplanade Residences, one of central Queenstown’s prominent luxury complexes. Just a short, flat stroll into town, the Esplanade Residences are ideally located to Queenstown’s many restaurants, bars and retail outlets. The front row position also provides spectacular (and protected) views across Lake Wakatipu and out to the surrounding mountain ranges. The beautifully presented Villa 8 boasts high quality fixtures and fittings throughout and has been lovingly furnished to create a warm, inviting environment. Recently refurbished, the property is being sold fully furnished providing the ultimate ‘turn-key’ opportunity. The open plan living and dining spaces are complemented by a well-equipped kitchen and open out to a private, lake-facing courtyard. Three spacious double bedrooms and two generous tiled ensuites provide luxury accommodation for both families and couples looking for an executive-style retreat. The Esplanade Residences are a sought-after accommodation option for many holiday makers and provide attractive annual income for owners. Villa 8 holds a rare 365-night Visitor Accommodation resource consent and is a popular rental option with many return guests. Astute purchasers will also note the planned bypass route will re-route traffic away from the Esplanade, creating a more promenade feel to this serene lake-fronting position. With very few quality properties coming available in these coveted central positions, we anticipate strong interest in this unique opportunity. Please get in touch to discuss and/or receive additional information.   Deadline Sale - Closing 4pm, 26th June 2024 (unless sold prior)

Park Street, Queenstown


Click to view: [nectar_video_lightbox link_style="nectar-button" nectar_button_color="Default-Accent-Color" video_url="" link_text="Video"] Occupying one of the most desirable lake-fronting positions in central Queenstown, this exquisite residence is a true statement in architectural excellence. Built to the highest level, the award-winning house reflects a quality of workmanship seen in only the finest New Zealand properties. Completed in 2021, the premium materials and designer fixtures are testament to the significant resources committed to the design and build process. From its coveted position on Jubilee Park, the 520 square metre home enjoys stunning views across Lake Whakatipu over to the Queenstown Golf Course and Remarkables Mountain Range. These spectacular vistas are enjoyed from multiple spaces including light-filled living areas, generous bedrooms and expansive decks. Modern heating systems, including hydronic underfloor throughout, ensure the residence is warm and inviting during the cooler months. During the spring and summer, large sliding doors and oversize windows create a sense of light and space, whilst also providing an openness to the multi-level property. Designed to provide multiple different accommodation options, the dual-unit configuration will appeal to those who value flexibility and separation, whilst still enjoying shared living and entertaining spaces. Beautifully landscaped grounds include local stone terraces and native plantings, providing a private sheltered sanctuary to enjoy throughout the changing seasons. Properties of this calibre rarely come to the market in Central Queenstown. Located on exclusive Park Street just a short, flat stroll into town, this striking residence is a genuine ‘one-of-a-kind’ trophy home. Please get in touch to receive additional detailed information on this unique offering.

Kerry Drive, Queenstown Hill


A rare opportunity has arisen to secure a striking luxury home on blue-chip Queenstown Hill. Sitting majestically on exclusive Kerry Drive, the property is ideally located just above the bustling town and boasts spectacular lake and mountain views from its elevated position. Thoughtfully designed to blend with Queenstown’s stunning landscape, the dual-unit development exudes architectural style and sophistication from every angle with its distinctive cedar and schist stone exterior. The light-filled interior boasts numerous design features including oversized ceilings, oak flooring, feature lighting and schist stone-encased fireplace. A spacious living level provides multiple different spaces including expansive designer kitchen, private lounge and large sliding doors showcasing the picturesque vistas. This level also opens out to a sheltered courtyard, perfect for outdoor living and entertaining. The lower level comprises two master bedrooms (each with large tiled ensuites) and two guest bedrooms. Central heating and cooling is provided via a ducted system keeping the house warm in winter and cool over the long summer months. Secure garage parking and additional secure storage is accessed via an internal lift. Having never been occupied, the home is essentially ‘as new’ and provides an exciting opportunity for new owners to furnish and make it their own. With its sought-after position, sweeping panoramic views and high-quality design and build this exquisite property is one of the finest homes in this tightly-held neighbourhood. Please get in touch to discuss or receive additional information. Tender closes 4pm, Wednesday 10th April 2024 (no prior offers) Online images contain some virtual staging (interior furnishings and courtyard landscaping)

752 Malaghans Road, Queenstown


Nestled amongst mature trees and idyllic ponds sits this solidly-built residence with enormous potential to add value. With four spacious bedrooms, generous living areas and significant scope to further enhance, this property has all the attributes sought by those looking to create a special family home and/or rural-lifestyle getaway. Upon entry, the park-like setting provides an enchanting sense of seclusion and privacy. As you cross Mill Stream and make your way down the tree-lined driveway you forget that you are just a stone’s throw away from historic Arrowtown and a short drive to both Frankton and central Queenstown. The mature landscape boasts three feature ponds, large native trees and established hedges that envelope the 10-acre property. The north-facing position provides excellent sun exposure with sweeping rural vistas including Coronet Peak, Brow Peak and the surrounding mountain ranges. The existing dwelling provides a very solid home to either cosmetically enhance or renovate further. High vaulted ceilings, tiled floors and feature timber beams add to the character of the internal spaces with large living and dining areas opening out to a sun-filled patio. Our vendors have had conceptual plans produced to unlock the potential of this rural sanctuary, which are available on request. The combination of location, sun, privacy and quiet surrounds makes this unique rural offering a must-see for those looking for a special family home in the rural basin. With Coronet Peak sitting just outside your front door and various golf courses, walking/biking trials and wineries in close proximity, the lifestyle options are plentiful.

7b Galway Court, Queenstown

Waterfront / Water View

Occupying one of Queenstown Hill’s premier positions, Alpen View provides a very rare opportunity to secure a high quality, stylish property in this tightly-held neighbourhood. From its elevated position the substantial four bedroom, three bathroom home boasts spectacular panoramic views - from the Skyline Gondola, across Lake Wakatipu and around to the iconic Remarkables mountain range. Designed and built to a high level, this striking home provides everything that discerning buyers look for. Level one comprises spacious open plan living and dining, a well-equipped kitchen, dedicated laundry, guest powder room and large double bedroom (with ensuite and private courtyard). Also accessed from this level is a generous lake-facing balcony. The upper level includes three double bedrooms, with an expansive master boasting stunning lake and mountain views, walk-through wardrobe and a large, luxurious ensuite. This level is complemented by a private courtyard, providing an ideal place for a jacuzzi-with-a-view. Multiple heating options throughout include underfloor, reverse-cycle heat pumps and feature gas fireplace. The home has been well-maintained since its completion and provides an exciting option for those looking for a luxury ‘lock and leave’ holiday home, and/or a nightly rental investment. The property can also be purchased as a fully-furnished ‘turn key’ option. Elevated on Queenstown Hill, Galway Court is a private, cul-de-sac ensuring quiet and secluded surrounds. As the eastern most unit, this stratum in freehold property occupies a prime position with the neighbouring Queenstown Hill Recreation Reserve creating a park-like environment and protection from future development. Located just above the bustling town and a short drive to the Frankton shopping precinct this property is the ideal central Queenstown holiday home and will appeal to those who have been patiently waiting for a property of this calibre to come available.

Q1 Brunswick Street, Queenstown

Waterfront / Water View

An extremely rare opportunity to secure one of central Queenstown’s premier apartments. The renowned Q1 Apartments offer sophisticated, luxury living right on the doorstep of the revamped resort town. With striking views over Lake Wakatipu the stunning outlook also takes in the Queenstown Botanical Gardens and the surrounding mountain ranges, including the imposing Remarkables mountain range with its snow-capped peaks and incredible sunsets. The exquisite apartment is located over one floor for ease of living. The open-plan living and dining areas are bathed in natural light with floor-to-ceiling windows providing a sense of light and space. The apartment emanates quality throughout, with designer fixtures and fittings incorporated through the kitchen and stylish tiled bathrooms. Underfloor heating, wall-mounted radiators and a feature gas fireplace ensure warmth and ambiance through the winter with multiple air-conditioning units providing cooling options through the long summer months. Accessed via private elevator, the secure basement parking also provides personal ski-drying cabinets and lockable storage. These apartments were designed and finished to an exceptionally high level and have been fastidiously maintained since completion. The beautifully presented property can be purchased furnished as a complete ‘turn-key’ offering. Occupying a coveted lake-fronting position and just a short, flat walk into town, the Q1 Apartments provide the ultimate lock-and-leave holiday home and/or rental investment. This apartment also has the benefit of a 365 Visitor Accommodation Resource Consent – an increasingly rare and valuable asset for such a desirable location. Please get in touch to register your interest and receive detailed information on this exceptional central Queenstown opportunity. For sale by Deadline Sale closing Wednesday 15th March, 2023 (unless sold prior).

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