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Halswell, 76 Halswell Junction Road

19th Century Romance

Auction 26 Oct 2017 Unless Sold Prior

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Listing Number: CR34858
About this listing
They say home is where the heart is, and this home is exactly where our owner's hearts lie. To the utter-most extent, they have cherished the time spent in this grandeur residence and just like any great love story, the time has come to love and leave this noteworthy property in the hopes that another will whole heartedly make home here.

Step back in time and admire this fine example of early architecture that has been elegantly restored in-keeping with its' era; sadly, a diminishing asset in post-earthquake Christchurch. Inside you will be pleasantly surprised by the extensive and admirable reclamation. From the heritage colour scheme used throughout, timber panelling, cast-iron stove and brass finishing's, it is evident that every corner of this home has been well thought-out and skilfully executed, much of which cannot be described through simple words.

Situated in a park-like setting, the backyard alone, is your own oasis away from the hustle and bustle of city living. Indulge in a daydream, perched on the veranda while watching the crepuscular light filter through the trees and children playing in the garden. Find sanctuary here, surrounded by established trees and set on a 1505m2 stream lined boundary, this is a unique and private setting that you won't want to leave.

A property of high distinction, the options of your preferred use of space are in abundance. The bonus of what once was a commercial kitchen, only adds to your investment. Location is ample, with local amenities, cafes, parks and reserves all close at hand while remaining a short distance from the CBD.

After purchasing their family heritage home, our owners are set on a new venture. Indefinitely moving on they are leaving their most prized piece or artwork in all its' glory, to be marvelled by a lucky owner. Interest is sure to be high so do not delay in your inspection, this distinctive property will and must sell on auction day, if not sooner.

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Please be aware that the floor area information was sourced from RPNZ/Property Guru and we have not been able to verify the accuracy of the same.
Auction date
Thursday 26 Oct 12:00 p.m. (98 Moorhouse Avenue)
Unless Sold Prior
Open Homes
Wednesday 25 Oct 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Property Information
  • Approx Floor Area: 250 sqm
  • Land Size: 1505 sqm
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • Approx year built: 1910
  • Property condition: Excellent
  • Property Type: House
  • House style: Character
  • Garaging / carparking: Double lock-up, Auto doors (Number of remotes: 2), Off street, Free standing
  • Construction: Weatherboard
  • Joinery: Timber
  • Roof: Iron
  • Insulation: Ceiling
  • Flooring: Carpet, Polished and Timber
  • Window coverings: Drapes, Blinds
  • Heating / Cooling: Woodfire (Closed), Heat pump, Electric
  • Electrical: TV points, Rewired (Fully rewired)
  • Property Features: Smoke alarms
  • Chattels remaining: Venetian blinds, Dishwasher, Rangehood, Upright stove, Closed wood-fire, Heat pump (x1), Smoke alarms, TV points, Clothes line, Garden shed (x1), Electric garage door remotes (x2) and Spa pool., Drapes, Fixed floor coverings, Light fittings, Curtains
  • Kitchen: Original, Open plan, Dishwasher, Separate, Upright stove, Rangehood, Extractor fan, Gas bottled and Finished in Timber
  • Living area: Open plan, Separate dining, Separate living, Formal dining, Formal lounge
  • Main bedroom: Double and Walk-in-robe
  • Bedroom 2: Double
  • Bedroom 3: Double
  • Bedroom 4: Single
  • Additional rooms: Office / study
  • Laundry: In bathroom
  • Workshop: Combined
  • Views: City
  • Aspect: North
  • Outdoor living: Entertainment area (Covered), Clothes line, BBQ area (with power), Deck / patio
  • Fencing: Partial
  • Land contour: Flat to sloping
  • Grounds: Manicured
  • Garden: Garden shed
  • Water heating: Gas
  • Water supply: Town supply
  • Sewerage: Mains
  • Locality: Close to transport, Close to shops, Close to schools
  • Fixtures/chattels excluded: Kitchen pantry, Cupboard next to fridge (there will be a replacement going in), wardrobes in bedrooms, commercial cooler, oven in commercial kitchen & Sheep statues in the garden

Contact Details

City Christchurch

Grenadier Real Estate Ltd

Licensed REAA 2008

98 Moorhouse Ave
Christchurch
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