Historical Family Home on Bountiful Land

Once owned by renowned market gardener George Goddard & located on aptly named Strawberry Lane, this stunning property is steeped in history & pays homage to its previous owners with its organic edible gardens & encompassing luscious plantings. Encapsulating views surround this light-filled retreat sitting on 12,751m2 +/- of land, you'll feel a world away in this blissful sanctuary, the perfect self-sufficient family home.

The House: Leadlight windows & timber trim provide a feeling of warmth throughout this respectfully maintained 1910's abode. An extensive, open-plan living area greets you on arrival, awarding a woodburner & garden outlook from the dining/lounge & outdoor access via French doors to the exterior patio with pergola & resident Tui called Tommy. A galley-style kitchen is adjacent with ample storage & views & connects to a large laundry with butler's pantry & internal access to a carpeted double garage. Another formal lounge is available with an open fire, plus 3 double bedrooms all providing BIW's, a double sized utility room all with either a garden or harbour vista.

The Land: The exterior of this home is truly magical. Expertly crafted with the inclusion of permaculture principles, the landscaping offers a variety of delectable treats in the food forest, herb garden & vegetable patch, the kids will love the flat lawn & cute walking tracks. A glasshouse, worm farm, composting system, chicken coop, reticulated water supply & original barn used for selling produce are included, plus paddock space for further development (subject to council consent).

The Location: Awarding all-day sun, this slice of paradise is perched at the top of Sawyers Bay & awards easy access to Sawyers Bay School & an effortless 12km (approx.) scenic commute to the Dunedin CBD. Your organic, self-sufficient lifestyle awaits.

Additional Features

  • Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms

  • Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Garages: 2 Garages

  • Chattels: Fixed floor coverings, Light fittings, Blinds, Curtains, Stove, Smoke detector(s), Heated towel rail(s), Clothesline, Wood Burner, Drapes, Garden Shed, Garage Door Opener and Remotes, Bathroom Heater, Glasshouse, Brick BBQ

  • Number of Living Rooms: 1

  • Local Authority: Dunedin City Council

  • Joinery: Timber

  • Roof: Iron

  • Exterior Cladding: Rough Cast

  • Lot Features: Level, Mixed Contour, Garden, Fenced Partially

  • Feature Rooms: Lounge Separate, Sunroom, Laundry - Separate

  • Other Features: BBQ Area, Water Heating - Electric, Garden Shed, Glasshouse, Workshop/Garage, Barn

  • Disclose Sold Price: Undisclosed

  • OneRoof - New Build?: No

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