Historical Family Home on Bountiful Land


16 Strawberry Lane, Sawyers Bay

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Historical Family Home on Bountiful Land


Once owned by renowned market gardener George Goddard & located on aptly named Strawberry Lane, this stunning property is steeped in history & pays homage to its previous owners with its organic edible gardens & encompassing luscious plantings. Encapsulating views surround this light-filled retreat sitting on 12,751sqm +/- of land, you'll feel a world away in this blissful sanctuary, the perfect self-sufficient family home.

The House: Leadlight windows & timber trim provide a feeling of warmth throughout this respectfully maintained 1910's abode. An extensive, open-plan living area greets you on arrival, awarding a woodburner & garden outlook from the dining/lounge & outdoor access via French doors to the exterior patio with pergola & resident Tui called Tommy. A galley-style kitchen is adjacent with ample storage & views & connects to a large laundry with butler's pantry & internal access to a carpeted double garage. Another formal lounge is available with an open fire, plus 3 double bedrooms all providing BIW's, a double sized utility room all with either a garden or harbour vista.

The Land: The exterior of this home is truly magical. Expertly crafted with the inclusion of permaculture principles, the landscaping offers a variety of delectable treats in the food forest, herb garden & vegetable patch, the kids will love the flat lawn & cute walking tracks. A glasshouse, worm farm, composting system, chicken coop, reticulated water supply & original barn used for selling produce are included, plus paddock space for further development (subject to council consent).

The Location: Awarding all-day sun, this slice of paradise is perched at the top of Sawyers Bay & awards easy access to Sawyers Bay School & an effortless 12km (approx.) scenic commute to the Dunedin CBD. Your organic, self-sufficient lifestyle awaits.

16 Strawberry Lane, Sawyers Bay

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