Lifestyle with Income potential
- 1 Bed
- 1 Bath
This 6.7 ha property offers a variety of options Well established land planted with over 600 trees and ornamentals, including over 200 olive trees producing 1.5 tonnes of fruit in 2014. The harvest of purely Tuscan was part of Rangihoua Estate's Gold Medal winning Waiheke Extra Virgin Olive Oil' blend. A generous portion of this property is zoned for productive land use and has plenty of room for further development. Operated according to Organic principles since 1999, free-draining soil, together with sheltered and diverse micro-climates make it suitable for a variety of crops. The flourishing banana plantation is testament to this, the locally sold fruit is equal in sweetness and taste to that of any of our pacific neighbours. A substantial stand of majestic pristine bush lends itself to outstanding bush walks within your own land. The locally renowned Cascades walk' is literally just up the road' and connects to the Whakanewha Regional Park. Surrounded by an abundance of Manuka and Kanuka add the Honey-bees to turn it into a sweet heaven. A kilometre drive off the tar-seal and you will feel that you are miles from the civilised world, yet only a short drive from the airstrip and less than 10 minutes to the supermarket. You can be relaxing in this sanctuary of sanity within an hour from Downtown Auckland. The regular ferry services are modern and well established making the 35 minutes trip a breeze. Zoning allows for visitor accommodation of up to 10 people making this property well suited for a Retreat/Spa or tourism venture or you could simply keep it a secret and enjoy it yourself.
The large barn/implement shed is currently used for an artisans' workshop. It has bathroom facilities, a food preparation room and sleeping area that simply needs the finishing touches. Essential utilities are already in ground and on site, including the all-important water-bore with provision for an irrigation system. Enjoy the tranquillity while you earn an income.