A Hurst Seager At Its Finest!

1 The Spur, Sumner


Property ID: PI65999

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AUCTION BROUGHT FORWARD, Wednesday 11th November 2020, 4pm.

Public download link: https://www.harcourts.co.nz/Property/932065/PI65999/1-The-Spur#documents

Please contact the listing agents for booked open home times. First time to the market in 36 years! With historical and social significance this prestigious home on 1176sqm with views to die for, was purposefully designed and built for himself by renowned New Zealand architect Hurst Seager over one hundred years ago. Proudly positioned at The Spur on Clifton in Sumner, this is one of the city's most coveted seaside destinations. Within a private cluster of other Hurst Seager homes, even those not previously considering Sumner living, will be enthralled with the captivating character and charm of this special home.
Walk up the private laneway and through the gate to the enchanting gardens and your own private oasis.
Hand-picked, thoughtfully laid stone steps lead to an enveloping verandah, wrapping around the front of this family dwelling. You will enjoy breath-taking views expanding from Scarborough to the Southern Alps and beyond, on a clear day. The sun-drenched porch with built in pews either side, offer the perfect place to enjoy your morning cup of tea. The sparkle of the sea, sound of the breaking surf, magic of the mountains; words simply cannot do justice to the commanding and all-encompassing views of an ever-changing panorama. Imagine escaping to this every single day.
Inside are four bedrooms including a large master with French doors, all serviced by an updated family bathroom which remains in keeping with the historical significance of this majestic home. Plenty of room to entertain off the quaint kitchen in the formal dining complete with Hurst's signature ceilings or alternatively in the large lounge room with a second set of French doors. There is also the option of a second living area or large light filled master bedroom. Special original features remain throughout this home, ensuring history lovers will not be disappointed.
Options a plenty for a lifestyle you will fall in love with at this seaside suburb overlooking an exquisite garden, passionately cared for and added to over the years. Sympathetically positioned, 1 The Spur is within walking distance to Sumner Beach, Sumner Village, café's, restaurants, supermarket, and a boutique cinema, offering countless attractions right on your doorstep. Given its popularity and desirability, don't delay, contact Shar and Ash today to view.

Property Information

Property Type


Property Features

Smoke alarms


Longrun and Iron



Property condition

Excellent, Good

House style

Bungalow, Character






Partial Ceiling, Ceiling


Polished, Vinyl, Timber and Carpet

Window coverings

Drapes, Blinds

Heating / Cooling

Woodfire (Closed)


Phone extensions, Rewired (Partially rewired)

Chattels remaining

Blinds, Fixed floor coverings, Light fittings, Rangehood, Dishwasher, Cooktop, Smoke Detector, Curtains


Modern, Open plan, Dishwasher, Separate cooktop, Separate oven, Rangehood, Breakfast bar, Pantry and Finished in Timber

Living area

Formal dining, Formal lounge, Separate living

Main bedroom


Bedroom 2

Single and Built-in / wardrobe

Bedroom 3


Bedroom 4

Double and Built-in / wardrobe

Main bathroom

Bath, Separate shower






Bush, Private, Water


North, East

Outdoor living

Entertainment area (Partly covered, Uncovered, Paved and Concrete), Clothesline, BBQ area (with lighting), Deck / patio, Verandah


No fencing

Land contour

Steep, Flat to sloping


Landscaped / designer, Tidy


Glasshouse, Garden shed

Water heating

Solar, Electric

Water supply

Town supply




Close to transport, Close to shops, Close to schools, Close To Coastal / Beach

Ashley Sutherland Todd
Ashley Sutherland Todd

P03 352 6166

M027 675 2225


Shar Sutherland Todd
Shar Sutherland Todd