Romantic treasure found on Toi Toi


127a Toi Toi Street, Toi Toi

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Romantic treasure found on Toi Toi


A wonderful historic home close to town with a massive garden to encourage self-sufficiency is a rarity - but here you also have the option of a good income from a self-contained studio.

This circa 1870s property was the Cooksley home, a farm homestead in early Nelson where great-grandmother raised her children 150 years ago.

For generations since, many other families have known the warm embrace of this property within its sturdy ground floor cob walls.

Each storey has two bedrooms; there's sunny living downstairs and a 1141 square metre section producing a startling array of organic fruit and vegetables.

The venerable home with its steep gabled roof, deep-set mullioned windows, original timbers and decorative fretwork oozes rare character.

It all feels cosy, characterful and charmingly eccentric; the kauri mantlepiece (housing a consented log burner), a kitchen pantry behind recycled timber doors, narrow staircase to attic-roofed rooms.

Welcome modernity comes with insulation added in the roof space along with a DVS system and solar hot-water heating and several panel heaters to complement the living room log burner.

The contemporary (well-reviewed) studio is a welcome bonus, with kitchen, bathroom, bedroom and lounge providing income, or extra family accommodation (note: This studio is permitted as a garage only).

Morning sun lights up the kitchen and adjoining snug lounging area, the hospitable gathering centre of the house.

The sitting and dining area is full of cheer, with a pleasant outlook. The outdoors has many areas to enjoy the sun and for entertaining friends. A courtyard off the kitchen will host a multitude, with a wood-fired oven to turn out succulent roasts and cheesy pizzas.

As well as the gardens seasonal produce, there's a separate workshop/shed, a vast amount of parking room, a front lawn and a fire pit gathering area for late night family fun!

This home and "urban garden" is unique so near the city and schools with Victory shops minutes away.

Nina James

Nelson

Licensed under the REA Act 2008

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127a Toi Toi Street, Toi Toi

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Nina James

Nelson

Licensed under the REA Act 2008

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