Escape to New Zealand

Immerse yourself in New Zealand’s stunning landscapes and unique wildlife. Become enveloped in its rich Maori culture when you choose to purchase a property in Auckland, Bay of Plenty or Wellington

New Zealand is a remote and geologically dynamic country abounding in vibrant cultural and culinary experiences. For those seeking the perfect area for investment, Tauranga in the Bay of Plenty is steeped in appeal. 

Jason Eves and Cameron Winter, founders of Oliver Road Estate Agents, both agree: “Tauranga is the main centre in the Bay of Plenty and is the fifth largest city in NZ with a population of around 151,000 people. Over 90% of Tauranga residents typically rate the quality of life between good and extremely good in public surveys. Tauranga has immediate access to over 250km of coastline including ocean beaches and safe harbours. The city is just one hour to the beautiful lakes and forests of the central North Island, three hours to the big city experience and international venues of Auckland and four hours to the North Islands Alpine National Park and ski fields. The Bay of Plenty enjoys a moderate coastal climate and some of the highest annual sunshine hours in the country.

“As a centre for property investment, Tauranga and the wider Bay of Plenty area are a sound choice both from a residential and rental perspective. The shortage of property, that has been further increased by the desirability of Tauranga and surrounds as a lifestyle and business centre, has seen considerable growth in the property market and that growth looks set to continue.”

So, who buys in the Bay of Plenty? Jason and Cameron say, “The growth of Tauranga and the wider Bay of Plenty area and its reputation as a desirable lifestyle destination has seen a massive influx of out-of-region buyers in particular from Auckland given its proximity and ability for people to live and work between the centres. Tauranga is high on the list for returning NZ ex-pats as a destination to settle in, and we certainly get our share of foreign buyers.”

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291 North Road, Clevedon

This exceptional property with traditional homestead is situated on the banks of the Wairoa River. Set in immaculate lawns and mature trees, the pool with adjoining pavilion is adjacent to the tennis court – the perfect spot for summer outdoor living. 

A well appointed two-bedroom cottage is ideal for guests, resident estate manager or staff, and is in keeping with the charming style of the residence. You can moor your boat at the end of the garden, land your helicopter on the front lawn, and run your equestrian interests with ease.

Its 15.3 hectares of land also plays host to a state-of-the-art stable block comprising 14 stables plus two loose boxes, kitchen and bathroom facilities, feed room, meeting room and office. Adjacent to this substantial building are 10 holding paddocks, four outdoor yards and wash down bay. The balance of the land is divided into six large paddocks, and many other features to house your horses in the lap of luxury.

For sale by negotiation
Barfoot & Thompson New Zealand
t: +64 9 307 6300

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