Hilltop Living on a Shoestring Budget

42 Rowan Avenue, Aranui

 

Property ID: PD4947

3 1 1 2

Selling "as is, where is". Strategically positioned on a hill well above flood risk or liquefaction, this 3-bedroom bungalow has succumbed to the passage of time, deferred maintenance, and the earthquake sequence of the past 10 years. What would have once been an iconic family home now presents as a project that is not for the faint-hearted.

A worn gravel driveway wraps around the lower reaches of the hill to a tandem garage at the rear of the property. A formed concrete staircase climbs to the dwelling which has uninterrupted views across the surrounding neighbourhood. Although the roughcast and perimeter foundations are compromised the home has retained some of the original character features with leadlight windows and plaster trim. Some renovation has been carried out to the bathroom and kitchen since the home was built but much of the structure is reminiscent of its era. The freestanding woodburner has another 5 years of serviceable life.

If you have a little spare cash, aren't relying on the bank for lending, and are prepared to roll up your sleeves and put your DIY skills into action, then this property has 'opportunity' written all over it. Visit one the scheduled open homes or call today for your appointment to view.

Property Information

Property Type

House

Roof

Decramastic tile

Tenure

Freehold

Property condition

Fair

House style

Bungalow

Garaging / carparking

Tandem, Off street, Free standing

Construction

Render

Joinery

Timber

Insulation

Ceiling

Flooring

Carpet and Vinyl

Window coverings

Drapes, Blinds

Heating / Cooling

Woodfire

Electrical

Phone extensions

Chattels remaining

Blinds, Fixed floor coverings, Light fittings, Stove, Rangehood, Dishwasher, Curtains, All chattels sold in "as is" condition

Kitchen

Standard, Dishwasher, Separate, Upright stove, Rangehood, Double sink, Breakfast bar, Pantry and Finished in Laminate

Living area

Separate living

Main bedroom

Double and Built-in-robe

Bedroom 2

Double and Built-in / wardrobe

Bedroom 3

Double

Main bathroom

Separate shower, Exhaust fan, Heater

Laundry

Separate

Views

Urban

Aspect

North, East

Outdoor living

Garden, BBQ area

Fencing

Fully fenced

Land contour

Sloping, Flat to sloping

Grounds

Backyard access, Overgrown

Garden

Garden shed (Number of sheds: 2)

Water heating

Electric

Water supply

Town supply

Sewerage

Mains

Locality

Close to schools, Close to shops, Close to transport

More Details URL

https://andrewswift.harcourts.co.nz/Home/Auctions/42-rowan-avenue

Andrew Swift AREINZ
Andrew Swift AREINZ

P0800 538 766

M0274 319 621

Eandrew.swift@harcourtsgold.co.nz

Milena Bartlett
Milena Bartlett

P03 383 0406

M027 917 5191

Emilena.bartlett@harcourtsgold.co.nz