Relax, explore, shop – some of the reasons Cantabrian’s and many further afield choose Akaroa and Banks Peninsula as their holiday destination of choice, with many buying a more permanent patch on the sunny Peninsula.
The 90min drive from Christchurch along Summit Road over the volcano toward Akaroa rewards breathtaking views over bays and beaches.
With a permanent population of just 700 which swells upwards to about 5,000 in summer, Akaroa is a seasonal haven for holiday makers who can’t get enough of the picturesque, rose-cloaked charm of the town.
Holiday homes make up 80% of the residential property in the historic French and British settlement.
Take your pick of some of the Banks Peninsula property currently on the market with Bayleys Canterbury.
Sunny with Outstanding Views
Stunning architecturally designed three bedroom home with study, overlooking sheltered Robinsons Bay, just five minutes from historic Akaroa on 7.4 hectares of gently sloping north facing land perfectly orientated for all day sun...read more.
Take a Deep Breath
Twin Gullies overlooks Akaroa Harbour and Onawe Peninsula and lies nestled amongst bush, paddocks and garden in its own secluded five-acre little world, offering three self-contained units - the main home, 'The Barn' and 'The Stable' - multiple accommodation options...read more.
In a World of its Own
Just over 30km from the centre of Christchurch, a truly wonderful 33ha lifestyle property in two Tiles is situated at the head of McQueens Valley. The homestead is nestled into immaculately kept established gardens, featuring rose gardens, a grove of rhododendrons, perennial garden, bulbs, and beautiful mature trees...read more.
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Majestic pioneering homestead with secret British Imperial naval history placed on the market for sale