Franklin District, Auckland.
Originally a historic convent, the current owners carried out a meticulous million dollar plus restoration and rebuild including all the comforts and facilities of a brand new house.
You will not be disappointed as you enter the spacious entrance this is a home with style, class, is accessed by a private gated driveway, and includes 6 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms, a kitchen to die for, separate formal dining, two living areas. All rooms are wired for computer, audio and video, with high-speed broadband Internet access. A self-contained apartment has open plan living area, kitchen/dining and separate bathroom.
All of the living areas lead out onto the surrounding decks, and entertaining areas that overlook the tranquil grounds and lake.
Facilities for the leisure activities are in abundance! There is a games room with a full size snooker table, a fenced astro-turf tennis court, stunning 20m solar heated swimming pool, summerhouse and spa.
Set on 5.5ha, if required more land could be available from the surrounding farm. There is a two stable courtyard, tack room and a three bay high stud implement shed with 3-phase power.
There is a wonderful spirit in this long-standing community, with the local Ararimu Primary School being a decile 10. It's also an easy commute to Auckland City and the airport. School buses leave from the community hall to Strathallan College, Pukekohe and Papakura Schools.