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Historic Ross Cottage
Deadline Sale – 4pm, Thurs 10 Dec 2015 (unless sold prior)
A unique opportunity to own a piece of Canterbury’s heritage. Nestled at the bottom of Mt Somers, this cottage offers its new owner a wealth of history and a home in a special part of New Zealand.
The cottage was built in 1876 and has undergone extensive renovations retaining its elegance, grace and charm. Consisting of three bedrooms, two bathrooms, a study/loft and separate dining and lounge areas. Listed on Heritage New Zealand’s Register as a Category 2 Historic Place. It preserves its character from the 19th century while it remains cosy and warm with all the comforts of a modern home. There is a single garage and car port. The property is complimented by an attractive cottage garden that has been carefully landscaped.
Ross Cottage sits on 1,831sqm and is in close proximity to ski fields and lakes and is only minutes away from Staveley Village, Sharplin Falls Scenic Reserve and the popular Mt Somers Track. It offers an idealistic lifestyle amongst nature while still remaining close to schools, shops and other amenities.
Also available and situated next door is Mountain Beech Lodge. These two properties have been operated as part of the owner’s business and offer tourism possibilities including a Bed and Breakfast. There is the option to buy one or both of these properties.