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Nelson, Tasman Bay





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Property ID: 608

Property type and description
House - Main residence

Location notes

  • Short drive to the beach
  • Walking distance from the beach
  • Outer city suburb
  • Short drive to a small village / town
  • Short drive to vineyards
  • Short drive to a golf course

Swap parties allowed at this property

  • Singles
  • Couples
  • Couples - Retired
  • Families

Swap periods available

  • School Holidays
  • Summer Holidays

Nearest Town / City

Nearest Airport
3 KM

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

About us

Member ID: 2792

We are a professional working couple - a teacher and a scientist - and have a son and daughter who have left home and an adorable quiet well behaved 3 year old cocker spaniel. We are active people who enjoy tramping, mountain biking, and sea kayaking in and around the South Island. We also love to travel and enjoy meeting new people and travelling to new places. We are non smokers.

Our Dream Locations

Some locations we are interested in visiting

West Coast
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Queenstown / Wanaka
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Property description and facilities

Our home is family friendly, warm, and comfortable. It is a large two storey house situated on a west facing slope overlooking Tahunanui with extensive views out towards the Mt Arthur range to the west and Tahunanui Beach and Tasman Bay to the north. It has the main living area including 3 double bedrooms and 1 bathroom and toilet upstairs and a double bedroom and bathroom/toilet downstairs. It gets all day sun and has a small solar heated 5m x 3m inground swimming pool. It also has a large deck with outdoor eating area and swing seat. The deck and top lawn is fenced and would be suitable for keeping in small-medium sized dogs. There is a large garden with sloping lawn, fruit trees, vegetable patch, and 3 productive chickens. It is a short 2 minute drive to the Tahunanui Beach and play area and a 5 minute drive to central nelson.

  • Bath
  • BBQ
  • Deck / Patio
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • Firewood available
  • Indoor Shower
  • Insulated house
  • Lock-up garage
  • Mains water
  • Microwave
  • Mobile Coverage
  • Outdoor grassed area
  • Pool table
  • Swimming pool
  • TV
  • Vegetable garden
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood burner

Location description and facilities

We are a short distance (15 minute walk) from Tahunanui Beach which is a very safe swimming beach, with paddle boards, sea kayaks etc for hire. There is also a playground there and lots of other attractions for young children including hydroslide, water slides, go carts, tenis courts, putting greens etc. There are plenty of family friendly cycle paths in the nelson area - including the Great Taste Trail - and we are also close to some excellent mountain bike tracks such as the Coppermine. There are also a range of activities for adults including vineyards, the WoW museum and plenty of cafes, bars, and restaraunts.

Facilities close by:

  • Art gallery
  • Beach
  • Biking
  • Boat ramp
  • Boating
  • Boogie Boarding
  • Bush Walking
  • Cafes
  • Canoeing
  • Cinema
  • Fishing
  • Go-carting
  • Golf
  • Gym
  • Hiking
  • Historical sites
  • Horseriding
  • Kids playground
  • Lawn bowling
  • Marine reserves
  • Museum
  • Night clubs
  • Paddle boarding
  • Parks - Local or regional
  • Playing fields
  • Public library
  • Public swimming pool
  • Public transport
  • Pubs
  • Restaurants
  • River
  • Rock pools
  • Sailing
  • Shopping
  • Skate park
  • Swimming beach
  • Tennis
  • Theatre
  • Water slides
  • Weekend farmers markets
  • Windsurfing
  • Zoo

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