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Rustic Retreat in Moonshine Valley

To be auctioned

Home Details

740 Moonshine Hill Road R.D. 1 Porirua
Moonshine Valley
Upper Hutt
4 bedroom(s), 2 bathroom(s)
Property Type
Floor Area
293 m2m2
Land area
4.34 ham2
Rateable value
To be auctioned
Multiple spaces plus three car garage
Open Home Times
Viewings by Appointment Contact Lee- Anne Walker

Mobile 027 9744078 Phone 0800765318

Auction 26th April @ 3pm
If you are looking for a solidly built warm home on an elevated site with a private permaculture woodland setting read on. This rustic home was redesigned in 2002 by Eco architect Don Jamieson it has oodels of character with beautiful wood, stone, Fengshui and Eco features.

Passive solar is provided by a mini Trombe wall, insulation throughout via double glazing, thick wool Batts and underfloor Expol. While the home is heated by an Italian low emission wood fired boiler with radiators, integrated with a Solarhart hot water system.

The property provides a sustainable way of life - pristine gravity fed artesian spring water, with ample pine and eucalyptus woodlots.

The established lush, diverse organically managed raised beds, fruit trees & boarders produce food and an abundance of flowering native and exotic nectar sources to feed your bees. Sit and enjoy the birdsong & ambiance from the courtyard or veranda.

With several grazing paddocks, outbuildings include wood and hay sheds two chicken houses and dog kennel. A separate 2 roomed cottage runs on battery would make an ideal studio, meditation, yoga room or similar.

Grey water goes to the orchard. Black water is disposed of in a self contained non pump Eco friendly septic tank system. The effluent field adjusts to changing levels of the water table.

Located in close proximity to the Whakatiki River valley for tramping fishing and hunting this completes the Permaculture environment. Nestled in a popular hamlet 10 minutes to Pauatahanui Village, 20 minutes to the Hutt or Porirua and 35 minutes to Wellington. The school bus stop at the gate.

This home and property offers a complete natural outdoor lifestyle experience with the advantage of a comfortable family home.

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Seller Details

Katrina Gascoyne and Maurice Tuckwell

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