Auckland, New Zealand

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Horse Properties

California Dreaming- Rural Couture

California Dreaming- Rural Couture
Motivated vendors are calling buyers from $2m +

Pack your bags, load the four-legged friends, move in and enjoy!

You will absolutely love this 250m2 four-bedroom character home set on 3.6804ha. Lovingly cared for over the years, it provides excellent features that will have you in love. The extensive entertainment decking, polished floorboards & raked ceiling give a sense of space & elegance. The interior is filled with unique features such as plantation shutters, wood burner, quality carpet & drapes. This immaculately presented Californian bungalow was built in the 1920s & relocated in the 1990s. Since then, it has been lovingly restored over the years with great care and attention to detail. It has retained many original features & modern improvements have transformed it into a comfortable yet stylish property that exudes character & charm. With an abundance of sunny decks & spacious living areas, this is a home that you will find easy to live & entertain in. The gorgeous chef's kitchen includes quality appliances & wooden bench tops. Entertaining will be flawless from here as it seamlessly connects to open plan living & covered deck. A formal lounge offers separation & the master bedroom complete with ensuite & walk-in wardrobe has its very own exclusive balcony, the perfect spot to enjoy morning coffee while saying good morning to your horses & soak up the views. Furthermore, we have two double bedrooms plus an office & one loft style bedroom with office above the double garage.

Notable features
Polished floorboards
Raked ceiling
Plantation shutters
Exceptional landscaped gardens
Fruit trees
Four covered yards with auto-fill troughs
Large round pen – standing-off pen
Large tack shed wash-down bay
Six well-fenced paddocks plus Oak & Magnolia trees, natives & privacy planting

Conveniently located just minutes from Helensville & Waimauku, offering excellent cafes, bakeries, local shops & farm supplies. Woodhill Sands and Woodhill Forest are a short drive, as well as the local schools, Helensville Primary & Kaipara College, the latter having a thriving equestrian club and school teams. This heartwarming community & home could be yours to embrace.

Equestrian Points of Interest
Helensville and the surrounding areas of Woodhill, Muriwai and Kaukapakapa will leave equestrians feeling spoilt for choice. A quick run-down of facilities within close proximity to this property includes

Rimmer Road Equestrian – 124 Rimmer Road. (approx. 3 mins)
Large arena set for dressage, SJ and XC. XC course, laneway riding, agistment options, solarium, fortnightly lesson opportunities with Blyth Tait. Resident coach and trainer, Jane Callaghan. Arena bookings and additional coaching opportunities or self-ride.
Regular junior camps. All the help in the world for all ages and stages of rider and horse.

Equine Films – Goudie Road – top of Rimmer Rd (approx. 5 mins)
Arena hire
Aaran Stables. Rimmer Road (approx. 3 minutes door to door)
Dressage arena and instruction

NZ Horsemanship Academy – Cherry Blossom Lane – off Rimmer Road (approx 3 mins)
Kids – teens training and camps

Woodhill Sands – approx.12 minutes load to unload door-to-door

Woodhill Forest Horse Park – 15 minutes (subscription or casual)

Helensville Track – Helensville Showgrounds – approx.10 minutes (subscription with pc grounds equipment add on) 1800 metre grass track great for hacking or fitness work, 1300 metre all weather sand track.

Muriwai Beach horse entrance tie-up – approx. 25 minutes.

Also within easy reach is the superb Rose Flats Equestrian arena at Kaukapakapa – approx. 20 minutes and in surrounding areas, Jaime Campbell, coach and trainer at JC Equestrian in Dairy Flat – approx. 35 minutes.

Local pony clubs include Helensville Pony Club and Kaukapakapa Pony Club.
Also handy are the grounds of Waimauku and Huapai / Kumeu.

Further enquiries or to book your private tour, contact:
Lani Allard
Residential/Lifestyle Sales
Waimauku Branch
Mobile 021 281 8700