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Waterfront haven in New Zealand for sale

Scott’s Landing is a wonderful five-bedroom property overlooking the calm waters of Te Kapa Inlet in New Zealand. Set in on its own land with potential to buy more, the house is currently used as a family retreat.

Built in a Cotswolds style from brick the property comes with a boat mooring, which is perfect for exploring the nearby bays and islands.

It comes with recycled timbers in the ceilings, floors and joinery. There house provides substantial open-plan living on the ground floor and a large open fire in one of the living rooms; the farmhouse-style eat-in kitchen is equipped to cater for large parties. The master suite is located downstairs and has a traditional bathroom and a walk-in dressing room while the top floor makes up two independent suites with separate living areas.


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The grand living room spills out onto a delightful covered terrace overlooking the inlet and French doors open out to a generous courtyard and lawn with coastal views, which the whole property is wrapped around. 

The house comes with 5000sq m of its own land, further land options include an additional site of 600sq m of waterfront with a refurbished four-bedroom cottage and a vacant plot with planning permission for four houses.

The house is just 10km from Matakana Village which is developing an international reputation for its ‘slow food’ culture and its farmers market. Termed as a ‘boutique’ village its local charm attracts holidaymakers from the larger cities in New Zealand, as do the attractions of deserted coves, sandy beaches and relaxed lifestyle. The house is just 80km from Auckland, which has direct flights from London.

The guide price is £1,300,000. For further information please contact Savills on 0207 016 3740 or visit

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