Private Sanctuary480 Driving Creek Road, Coromandel Thames-Coromandel
This haven on the outskirts of Coromandel Town exudes charm and privacy, comprising a total of 4.0695Ha (10 acres) of undulating contour and desirable features. The driveways and tracks optimise it’s versatility which provide scope for multiple potential private building sites, all sporting picturesque views.
The property has been managed using organic principles for over 44 years. Significant gardens and orchards have been developed taking advantage of the micro-climates throughout with clearings currently hosting a range of animals to support a self- sufficient lifestyle. With a stream running through the valley and drinking water supplied via a spring, this property has all the requirements for resilience.
The charm and character of the macrocarpa clad dwelling is complemented by the tranquil surrounds of gardens and native bush. A large deck leads out from the open plan living areas providing a generous space for outdoor living with native birds as near constant companions. The rustic kitchen has a walk-in pantry and large Woodsman fireplace which boosts the hot water via a wetback. The unique bathroom oozes appeal, complete with an infra-red sauna, bath, open plan shower and underfloor heating extending into the kitchen. A wooden staircase leads up to the second floor where the bedrooms and walk-in wardrobe are located. The upstairs outlook from the treetops provide a bird’s eye view of the surrounding gardens.
A large yard, home-office and plant nursery area adjacent to Driving Creek Railway, provides opportunity for a home-based business or depot.
If you long for a sanctuary where there is real community, surrounded in natural beauty and abundant recreation options; or your plans include acquiring an estate as a family retreat, living the dream of a self-sufficient lifestyle, developing boutique accommodation, or realising financial gain through subdivision, then this property could well be what you’re looking for.