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Lyttelton, Canterbury





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Property ID: 3283

Property type and description
House - Main residence

Location notes

  • Coastal
  • Walking distance from the beach
  • In a small village / town

Swap parties allowed at this property

  • Singles
  • Couples
  • Couples - Retired
  • Families

Swap periods available

Nearest Town / City

Nearest Airport
25 KM

The location shown on this map is an approximate location, not the actual address of the property.

About us

Member ID: 17739

We are a family of 5, with 3 children - ages 14, and twin 11 year olds. Also black lab x hound and black and white cat. Us adults comprise a GP and a hospital manager. We love outdoor activities including skiing, windsurfing, surfing, mountain biking and tramping and are looking for places to visit in and outside of New Zealand.

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Property description and facilities

Our waterfront house is situated just above the new marina in Lyttelton - views from our deck take in the marina and across Lyttelton harbour to Banks peninsula.
Our house was rebuilt completely after the Christchurch earthquake and so is modern and warm. We have 4 compact bedrooms - 1 double bedroom and 3 singles - a large open plan kitchen/dining/living area, a mezzanine second living area and a small kids living area. There are 2 bathrooms and a garage with internal access.
We have a spring free trampoline in our small garden.

  • Air-conditioning
  • Bath
  • BBQ
  • Deck / Patio
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Firewood available
  • Freeview
  • Heatpump/underflloor heating
  • Hifi / Music System
  • Indoor Shower
  • Insulated house
  • Internet
  • Lock-up garage
  • Mains water
  • Microwave
  • Mobile Coverage
  • Outdoor grassed area
  • Trampoline
  • TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Wifi
  • Wood burner

Location description and facilities

We are a ten to fifteen minute walk from Lyttelton township with its plentiful cafes, restaurants and pubs as well as a Saturday Farmers market.
We are also twenty minutes walk from Corsair bay and forty from Cass bay. - both safe swimming beaches with playgrounds.
There are abundant walks and mountain bike tracks on the Port Hills, behind Lyttelton.
Sumner, with surf beaches is a twenty minute drive. Central Christchurch is fifteen minutes by car.
A passenger ferry service takes you from Lyttelton over to Diamond harbour on Banks Peninsular.
The Southern Alps are approx an hour and a half's drive.

Facilities close by:

  • Archery
  • Art gallery
  • Beach
  • Biking
  • Boat ramp
  • Boating
  • Boogie Boarding
  • Bush Walking
  • Cafes
  • Cinema
  • Fishing
  • Go-carting
  • Golf
  • Gym
  • Hiking
  • Historical sites
  • Horseriding
  • Ice skating
  • Jet skiing
  • Kids playground
  • Lawn bowling
  • Museum
  • Night clubs
  • Paddle boarding
  • Parks - Local or regional
  • Playing fields
  • Public library
  • Public swimming pool
  • Public transport
  • Pubs
  • Restaurants
  • Rock climbing
  • Sailing
  • Shopping
  • Skate park
  • Surf lessons
  • Surfing
  • Swimming beach
  • Tennis
  • Ten-pin bowling
  • Theatre
  • Water slides
  • Weekend farmers markets
  • Windsurfing

Pets to care for at this property

There may be pets to care for on this property.

One easy going cat.
Possibly one black lab X female dog, but also possible she could go elsewhere.

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