Omarunui homestead, designed by J.A. Louis Hay, is a historical home of 710 s qm with commanding views over the 3.2ha property, built originally in the 1840s the house has been extended and renovated. The home has a wealth of history and stories which further add to the charm and character of this homestead.
The home is designed to offer optimum family living, downstairs the open plan kitchen and generously sized family room offers a welcoming space surrounded by large windows allowing views out to the gardens, swimming pool and outdoor living areas. A handy office is easily accessed from the kitchen. A second high stud living room/library with log fired burner and a large high stud dining room both open out onto the front deck providing plentiful space for entertaining. A separate entrance leads to a tiled boot room/wet room for storing your boots hats and coats, with direct access to a double garage, and laundry, aiding the practical flow of this home.
Five bedrooms upstairs, three bedrooms and a substantial tv room are situated on one side of the house, and on the other side two bedrooms, one large main and one guest bedroom, both with adjoining balconies overlooking the property. A private study is situated off the main bedroom. A boutique one-bedroom cottage with beautiful garden views, sits aside the homestead. Fully self-contained, with bathroom, living room and kitchenette.
The homesteads grounds are landscaped with expansive lawns and established plantings, vegetable garden and fruit trees. This lifestyle offers the opportunity for grazing income and/or equestrian use. The Waiohiki Golf Course is on your doorstep. The Tutaekuri river provides a beautiful backdrop for fishing, walking and cycling. Minutes to the popular Puketapu Village with local pub/cafe, general store, garage and located within easy driving distance to Havelock North, Hastings and Napier.