The Perfect Rural Retreat

655 Leeston Taumutu Road,R.D.3 , Southbridge , Selwyn
Enquiries $700,000+
Listed: 04 Dec | Ref: SHM352


6 Beds

3 Baths

Property Description

Ideal for an extended family or a prime investment opportunity

Originally a country school property established in 1883 set on 3 acres. This piece of rural paradise has well established shelter belts on all sides. Further to this there are mature gardens and an existing orchard being a haven for any green finger, and an outdoor bath features in one of the gardens. One acre is fenced for stock and contains firewood trees

Presently the property consists of 3 dwellings, a large workshop, a 4 & 2 bay carport, a great condition 20ft container with a roof on it ,a small studio ,a large dog run and many other various out buildings.

Being an old school property it wouldn’t be the same without the original well maintained and fenced 9x6 meter swimming pool complete with changing sheds and separate toilet.

The property now consists of 3 separate dwellings, perfect for extended family living, also has the potential to live and source an income from home.

Dwelling One:
Formerly the “Teachers House”
3 large double bedrooms
Bathroom made from handcrafted Rimu containing:
- Claw Foot Bath
- Separate shower
- Rimu Vanity
- Lead light windows
Open plan living area with Jotul log burner and Baltic Pine kitchen cabinetry
French Doors opening up to a well maintained garden area.
Indoor access wood storage box
Heat pump air conditioning unit 8kw

Dwelling Two:
Formerly “The School Room”
Open plan 88sqm area with a 16sqm mezzanine floor area above the Rimu kitchen
Metro Rad log burner with indoor access wood box
Separate bathroom containing a claw foot bath, shower and separate toilet
French doors open west to a sunny bricked courtyard and North facing opens you to a large concreted area with a further bricked area

Dwelling Three :
Cottage built in 1995
Open plan kitchen & living area, 1 bedroom and bathroom with small mezzanine attic storage space
Panasonic 4kw heat pump air conditioning unit

Located 40min SE of CHCH city

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Category: Lifestyle
Property Type: Dwelling
Land Area: 12140.6 m2
Status: For sale
Amenities: There are 2 primary schools & 1 secondary school all offer pick up and drop of facilities at gate

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