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8 homes for sale in Gisborne that prove why it’s a great place to buy

Article by Property Press

From tidy little starters to more significant properties that still offer great value for money, here’s our pick of homes for sale in Gisborne right now

While some areas of the country have been through the real estate doldrums recently, Gisborne has been punching above its weight for a few years now. A 37.3 percent increase in values from 2017 to 2019 has seen average prices rise from $283,250 to $389,000.

There’s still a lot you can get for your money in the region, from tidy little starters to more significant properties that still represent great value for money. Here’s our pick of properties for sale in Gisborne at the moment.


1. Foot on the ladder

This little Elgin sweetie has a sharp price and is a great opportunity to get your foot on the property ladder.

It could do with some updating, but the living area with polished floors and fireplace and bedrooms are all warm and inviting and perfect for living in right now while you contemplate your options.

There’s wide decking and the roomy section is level and fully fenced. There’s also a garage and plenty of extra parking.

 2. Surf’s up

There’s so much potential in this Okitu home. It has an enviable position right on the beach with views to die for from Tuahine Point to Wainui Headland.

Sure the interior is dated, but a little imagination will go a long way towards making this a fantastic living space.

The rooms are all a generous size and there’s the bonus of a massive rumpus room downstairs that is packed with possibilities. This is a chance to create the home of your dreams and enjoy an incredible beach lifestyle.

4. Check out those views

This massive 1914 Patutahi villa has amazing views over the surrounding countryside from the extensive verandahs.

This really is living on a grand scale and could provide an income stream through Air BnB. The immaculately landscaped grounds include a swimming pool, orchard and chook run.

Inside the home is packed with the period features you’d expect, with wooden detailing, fireplaces, huge rooms, high studs and character windows. A perfect chance to live the good life.


5. Total charmer

Pretty as a picture, this lovely Whataupoko home is full of charm and packed with character features. There’s a reason that this is the first time its been on the market in 70 years – it offers a unique living experience that just can’t be duplicated today.

With a flexible floor plan, there’s room for everyone to do their thing, and outside it just keeps getting better.

The beautiful garden spills around the house offering picturesque views from every room and lots of inviting areas for dining and relaxing. A unique home offering potential for a special lifestyle.


6. Just move in

This light-filled Makauri home is close to all the action in central Gisborne and is the perfect solution for buyers who just want to move in and relax – there’s absolutely nothing to do.

You’ll love the spacious kitchen with practical scullery that flows to the living area and out to a covered entertaining deck, perfect for the barbie.

The bedrooms are all a generous size and the bathrooms are up to the minute. A whopping four-car garage is perfect for storage and hobbies and there’s a large level lawn for all the kids’ games.


7. Anyone for golf?

As soon as you walk into the foyer of this impressive Makauri home built in the 1920s you know you’re in for something special – the feature stained glassway door and grand wooden staircase are just a taste of things to come.

The huge lounge area with gorgeous bay window, wooden floors, character ceilings and fireplaces have all been restored to their very best.

The farmhouse kitchen is an entertainer’s dream and you’ll love spending time in the fabulous saltwater pool. As if that wasn’t enough there’s even your very own six-hole golf course.

 8. Secluded lifestyle

Gloriously private but still close to amenities this charming Lytton West family home offers plenty of room for all the family. The living and kitchen open to a secluded courtyard with fireplace, perfect for alfresco entertaining.

There’s plenty of flexibility in the floor plan with two of the bedrooms presently used as offices, but you could easily convert one to a media room and use the other as you wish.

Everything is top of the line here promising an elegant lifestyle with level landscaped grounds and a double garage and annex.


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