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Now’s your chance to own the charming heritage villa, Maxfield House

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Maxfield House, built circa 1880, is typical of its era with a charming facade and heritage features. You’ll also enjoy the addition of a pool and a tennis court, see more below


  • Address: 5 Maxfield Place, Epsom, Auckland
  • Land Size: 2001sqm
  • Bedrooms: 6
  • Bathrooms: 4
  • Parking: 4 Garage

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Now’s your chance to own the charming heritage villa, Maxfield House

Nestled on the southwestern slopes of Mount Saint John on a generous 2001sqm (approx.) site secured behind a gated entry is Maxfield House. Built circa 1800’s for Henry Maxwell a local grocer and a member of the Auckland Rifle Volunteer Brigade who served in Wairoa Land Wars the homestead boasts a 300sqm (approx.) floorplan split over two levels. Henry lived in the house up until his death in 1932 and Maxfield Place was created in 1951. The residence has been extended over the years to cater for a growing family.

Typical of homes of that era it boasts a charming facade with a hip roof and dormer windows and retains some of its heritage features such as a large entranceway, a front veranda, wide hallways, wooden wall panelling, high stud ceilings, original fireplaces, timber floors and coal range in the kitchen.

A large formal lounge and a dining room are separated by a central double fireplace. An additional lounge adjoins a study which could be utilised as a library, a sitting room or similar. The kitchen flows into an informal dining area and out to a sunny rear patio. The expansive master suite incorporates a fireplace and an ornate bathroom with a claw bath. A further four bedrooms are serviced by two bathrooms.

A freestanding sleepout with ensuite offers a myriad of possibilities. A tennis court, a fully enclosed inground pool and a private accessway to Mount Saint John provide plenty of outdoor recreation for the family to enjoy. The homestead is encompassed by established trees and beautifully manicured gardens. Additional features include a basement wine cellar, a double carport and plenty of secure off-street parking.

Zoned for Auckland Grammar, Epsom Girls Grammar, Remuera Intermediate, Epsom Normal School and Auckland Normal Intermediate, it is within walking distance of other sought-after schools and in close proximity to Newmarket, the brand-new Westfield Shopping Centre, motorway access and public transport links. Idyllically located, rich in history, and offering abundant space, charm, and character, this exquisite heritage property will provide its new owners with an unparalleled lifestyle. Call for more information, and to arrange your private viewing inspection today.

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