"The Old Post Office" is an iconic building filled with a fabulous and colourful history built in 1912 as the Post Office and Postmaster's residence. Nestled just a short drive from the invigorating West Coast surf beaches, this property offers an escape within easy reach of the waves. Located only metres from the scenic Awakino River it's your retreat from the hustle and bustle of city life.
Constructed of native timbers this solid villa has retained all the beautiful features of a home of this era with the high detailed ceilings, wide moulded rimu architraves and tall sash windows, along with some lovely modern upgrades. With four double bedrooms, a large main lounge with generous internal sunporch, the original postmasters office, two modern bathrooms and two toilets ensuring convenience for everyone. The updated kitchen & dining at the rear of the home leads out to the sunny north facing timber deck, large courtyard and lawn for fabulous summer entertaining. There is gas hot water and cooking (bottled), a heat pump and open fireplace in the lounge with a further two fireplaces in two bedrooms. The ceiling is insulated and the front and back of the home have been newly painted.
Explore the local treasures - classic West Coast beaches, fishing hotspots, hunting grounds, picturesque tramping trails, and a nearby golf course. Indulge in the renowned New Zealand whitebait and immerse yourself in the myriad outdoor activities this area has to offer. Stroll along the expansive black sand beaches, with the majestic Mt Taranaki gracing the backdrop on clear days. With the Awakino Hotel merely 100 meters away, complete with its family friendly outdoor beer garden, enjoy convenience and leisure at your doorstep.
Currently operated as a holiday home rental, generating reasonable annual income with the opportunity to continue this or create your forever home in an idyllic seaside location.
There is the option to purchase all or some of the furniture.
NEW RV $600,000 December 2023