'Beach Break' Deceased Estate

32 Esplanade, Sumner

  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Car Spaces
Listing ID MVE6576

Whether you surf or SUP, you can check out the waves from the front row here! Forever in high demand, the seafront properties along Sumner’s Esplanade are the suburb’s prime. For 20 years this has been the beach-house retreat for a leading philanthropic Christchurch couple and has now passed into the hands of their heirs. Purchased as a rickety bach, the late Alun Wilkie, Architect, was commissioned for this quirky distinctive design. His intelligent and creative approach has resulted in an entirely individual home making the very best use of this petite site where privacy is maintained but views peek out at every opportunity. Two decades on, it is probably time for an update and a new owner may wish to renovate accordingly, secure in the knowledge of value in this premier position. In the very heart of the village, but facing away to the sea, there are just a few steps to either the sand or the shops.
Set back from the road for good off-street parking, the layout provides both action packed views from the front and absolute seclusion at the rear. Vast windows to the north open onto a balcony upstairs, and a most practical self-contained room at the back opens to a sheltered and sun-drenched courtyard catching the last of the setting sun to the west. Surely the best of both worlds! With bedrooms on both levels, there is potential for separating into ‘home and income’, Airbnb or even working from home. Whatever your requirements, a sale here is certain. This will be SOLD!

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Approx Floor Area 212 sqm
Land Size 316 sqm
Property Type House
Property Features Smoke alarms
Roof Pre-finished corrugate
Tenure Freehold
Property condition Good
House style Contemporary
Garaging / carparking 2 single garage/s, Auto doors (Number of remotes: 2)
Construction Fibre cement sheets, concrete block veneer, concrete block, pre-finished coloursteel, Summerhill stone
Joinery Aluminium
Flooring Other (Polished chipboard) and Carpet
Window coverings Drapes, Blinds
Heating / Cooling Heat pump, Other (Wall heater)
Chattels remaining Blinds, Fixed floor coverings, Light fittings, Stove, Rangehood, Dishwasher, Garage Door Remote, Smoke Detector, Heated Towel Rail, Heat pump, Sauna, Drapes, Bathroom heater, Hallway heater, 2 separate auto garage doors with 1 remote for each
Kitchen Modern, Open plan, Dishwasher, Upright stove, Rangehood, Breakfast bar and Finished in Laminate
Living area Open plan
Main bedroom Double and Built-in-robe
Bedroom 2 Double and Built-in / wardrobe
Bedroom 3 Double
Bedroom 4 Additional Info (Kitchenette) and Double
Main bathroom Shower over bath, Heater
Laundry In garage
Views Water, Urban
Aspect North
Outdoor living Entertainment area (Paved), Deck / patio, Verandah
Fencing Partial
Land contour Flat
Grounds Tidy, Other (Sauna)
Water heating Electric
Water supply Town supply
Sewerage Mains
Locality Close to shops, Close to transport, Close to schools
items excluded Outdoor furniture, bird bath, sun dial.
Video Tour URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rbvfr1GfsrE&feature=youtu.be
Open Home Dates & Times
  • Saturday 4 July 2:00pm - 2:45pm

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