Rodney District, Auckland.
Note: Price is Plus GST (if any)
One of the finest larger lifestyle blocks close to the city-certainly one of the most beautiful is 138 Blackbridge Rd in Dairy Flat-less than 10 minutes drive from Albany. Its 47+ hectares include spectacular stands of bush and mature native trees, 23 paddocks, several outbuildings and a most comfortable home.
This is a very versatile property; ideal for running beef, equestrian activities, long-term investment or a base to develop other rural opportunities.
For the past 10 years, the owners established 2 pedigree cattle studs. Alclutha Galloways specialises in the rare Scottish breeds of White and Standard (black) Galloways; these visually attractive cattle are renowned for their docile temperament and tender beef.
The property is reached by way of a pretty tree-lined drive and bridge over a tributary to the Rangitopuni Stream, that itself forms part of the boundary, before running up to the house. The 350m2 brick, pressed steel roof and aluminium joinery home is spacious and full of character. The living areas are impressive and roomy with high wood ceilings and there is a separate farmhouse kitchen and family area. There are 3 large double bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a sizeable study.
There is internal access through a spacious laundry to a double garage with generous loft storage. Ranch sliders create an easy flow to sunny, sheltered north-facing gardens with a gazebo and b