Character Home in Idyllic Country Surroundings
4 BR, 3.5 BA
164 Mangawhero River Road, Ohakune, Wellin...
This stunning lifestyle property is situated in the Central Plateau region with outstanding views of the Tongariro World Heritage National Park and Mount Ruapehu. The park-like grounds border the Mangawhero River, and there is a large natural pond, and easy access to the river. The owners have combined the richness of authentic Italian country design and ambiance, with the beauty of the surrounding landscape to create the perfect place for country weekends, events, family visits, retreats, and the ideal work from home situation. The spacious house has 2 bedrooms upstairs, a tower room, bathroom and lounge with balcony. Large walk in wardrobes also provide storage space in the 3 main bedrooms. Downstairs the 2 bedrooms, the spacious lounge with formal dinning, and the Italian kitchen/living room all open to the extensive verandah. The office/studio has its own entrance in the adjacent building with the garden barn opening onto the yard area. There is an internal access woodshed, plus a large mezzanine storage area in garage. The house construction is concrete tilt slab with cavity, and was designed by the owner, a professional civil design engineer. It has been designed for maximum sun in winter, with the wood burner, the European heating system and the open fire in the lounge ensuring warmth during the winter months. The insulated concrete walls create blissfully cool interiors in summer. The recycled steel frame windows and doors, thick walls, deep windows, aged timber beams, and spacious rooms create a traditional Italian aged look and feel. The options for how you live, work and use this property are endless.
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May 22 2015 on International Listings