Wuthering Heights - Erua
550E Cuff Road Ohakune
A truly unique property in a stunning location. 14 acres (5½ hectares) of native bush clad hill country with a substantial home offering 335m2 of living space with exceptional views of Mounts Ruapehu, Tongariro, Ngauruhoe, Taranaki and the bush clad hinterland to the horizon.
Bounding the Erua State Forest, it was chosen by the developers to construct their own home. Incorporating native timber throughout you will be amazed at the 13½ metre high cathedral type living area showcasing the exposed rafters, beams and sarking. Timbers used extensively throughout the interior and exterior of the homestead include; NZ Western Red Cedar, Totara, Rimu, Matai, Douglas Fir, Rata, Tawa, Maire, 60 year old pine and Lawson most of which were sourced from and milled on the original home property.
Downstairs incorporates a huge open plan lounge, dining, kitchen, a separate bathroom with a shower over a spa bath, separate toilet and two large rooms which would suit, as a self-contained flatette or as a games or family rooms or as additional bedrooms. The choice is yours. Upstairs there are five bedrooms and a separate shower and toilet.
Garaging includes a double internal access garage and a double carport with a concrete floor.
Off the grid living is catered for utilising 20 solar panels, a wind turbine for power generation and a back up generator with high quality switching gear and controllers providing power to four year old German batteries. Water heating is provided by a highly efficient Marshall heater, a gas caliphant and a Raeburn stove with a wetback.
The bush clad property which is teeming with wildlife and bird life, has three ponds and offers additional building sites which enjoy expansive mountain and bush views.
All in all, this gem of a property is “SOMETHING OUT OF THE BOX”.
Asking Price $1,495,000
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