1860’s Romantic Cottage in Dunedin, New Zealand

Listing Description

"They say all good things take time. This beautiful colonial home has been maturing since the 1860s and now awaits a new lease on life. Yes, there’s work to do, but the reward will be more than worth it. Tucked up a meandering path bordered by mature trees and bush, this charming weatherboard home is set amid landscaped gardens that have been uncovered recently and now need a gardener’s touch. Offering so many original features, not the least of which are the staircase, open fireplace and lead lights, this large two-storey cottage has surprisingly spacious living areas. French doors to the front verandah and an extra large window in the lounge ensure plenty of light and great flow for entertaining. Kitchen and bathroom are usable but will figure in buyers’ minds for an overhaul. One bedroom on the ground floor and two upstairs. Off-street park. Close to the CBD and services, this is a special property with real character and warmth. Why don’t you consider making it your home?"

OHDO Notes

3 bed, 1 bath, 1614 square feet on 0.23 acre.

Location: 55 Lees Street, Dunedin Central, New Zealand. At the time of this post, the council valuation was $290,082 NZD ($193,977 USD). For more information on this property contact Nidd Realty .

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    Bethster

    OMG, this is wonderful inside! I was surprised by the interior, because the outside reminded me of those ranch houses in Southern California. . . . I forget what they’re called, but they’re probably ’50s or ’60s era. Anyway, this is much older, of course, so probably no connection!

    P.S. It’s hard for people from the U.S. to be allowed to relocate to NZ, isn’t it? I think I remember reading that. If so, guess I’m not snapping this one up!

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    Anne Hamilton

    What a charming cottage! I love the light in NZ, it reminds me of Southern CA.NZ is such a lovely place, I wouldn’t trade my two years there for the world, cant say enough good things about NZ.

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