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Bay of Islands Eco Hilltop Haven

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1188 Pukewha Road
Far North
4 bedroom(s), 2 bathroom(s)
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3 bay car port, half-round barn, space for boat & tractor

A unique ‘European style’ eco-home made with adobe earth brick & timber, grass sod roof & natural rock walls, completed in 1999 to high specifications & generous proportions.

This 4 bedroom house with one office has 2 wings connected by a light-filled conservatory with much of the home personally inspired by artist Hundertwasser, this property is beyond the ordinary & will captivate anyone seeking the ultimate expression of a Northland self-sufficiency lifestyle.

With around 2 hectares of organic land (non-certified) for last 18 years, the eco-home has many special features; mainly tilt & turn double glazed windows, small orchard, vegetable hot beds, grapes, gardens, solar & wind power, solar & gas hot water in addition to grid connection, 3 concrete water tanks & accessible primary bore water.

In addition - 2 paddocks, small Cyprus tree plantation, 2 wood burning stoves, 120m2 half-round workshop/ barn, separate laundry with bathroom, wood sheds, indoor bread & pizza oven, tiled mosaic floors, rimu spiral staircase, wine cellar & an outside wood-fired bath.


  • Adobe / mud brick walls
  • Bore water (pump)
  • Composting toilet
  • Double glazed windows
  • Fibre-cement with paint / plaster finish
  • Low VOC paints
  • Mains power
  • Natural gas water heating
  • Natural milk paint and limewashes
  • Photovoltaic power
  • Rainwater collection
  • Septic tank
  • Solar hot water
  • Timber framing
  • Timber weatherboard cladding
  • Wind power
  • Wood burner
  • Wool insulation

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