Quaint, quiet and quintessential family lifestyle
Ask the current owner what it is that he loves about this 4372sqm property - home to his family for 22 years, and he'll tell you it's the peace and quiet, and the beautiful setting with its expansive rural views that first come to mind. The three bedroom family home was constructed sometime in the 1940s and started life as accommodation for men working in the nearby forestry operation. Measuring 128sqm, the characterful home is warm and inviting, featuring beautiful native timber floors and internal joinery typical of the era, as well as eye-catching stained glass window features. It has generous open plan living and dining areas, with an easy flow outdoors to a wooden deck, which is also accessible from the laundry. The kitchen has a good amount of storage and bench space and is well set up to cater for the needs of a growing family. An efficient woodburner provides plenty of warmth in the colder months. The house and outbuildings are surrounded by mature gardens and grounds, creating a tranquil rural retreat that is well sheltered from prevailing winds and offers peaceful views over the surrounding countryside. There is plenty of room for a growing family with a 9mtr x 7mtr double garage and an adjoining sleepout measuring approximately 6mtr x 6mtr. There is also another freestanding sleepout, making this property perfect for teenagers or extended family. As an added bonus the easily maintained grounds are planted with about 16 Hass avocado trees which will keep family and friends well supplied. This attractive family lifestyle property is just a 5km drive away via Old Coach Road from the rural settlement of Paengaroa, which is also home to one of New Zealand's best known businesses, Comvita. It's also not far from the coast and the Pacific Ocean with its variety of recreational options including some excellent fishing.16kms from Te Puke and is handy to the main arterial routes and the Eastern Link, with fast-growing Papamoa, Tauranga, Mount Maunganui and Rotorua all within convenient distance. There are some great primary schools in the area including the nearby Paengaroa School and the local community is welcoming and helpful. Te Puke has a high school and a variety of pre-school options, and as a thriving horticultural centre, offers an excellent range of shops, services and cafes. It's the perfect location for a young family seeking a country lifestyle.