Framed by beautiful trees and bush, this private home is one of a kind.
An original Chapman Taylor home lovingly built in the 1900s for Chapman Taylor’s own family.
The property was sold in 1918 to James Sands Elliott (later Sir James Elliott), a Wellington medical practitioner. During the 1930s Dr Elliott had the two-storey brick addition built.
While keeping much of the magnificent home’s charm it has been transformed into a modern masterpiece that has been fully renovated and tastefully decorated to a very high standard. This beautiful home has had no expense spared and has top quality fittings throughout, a designer Kitchen, butler’s kitchen, three magnificent bathrooms, to die for entertainment areas and magnificent indoor/outdoor flow to a magnificent entertaining deck situated for the sun. Four large bedrooms, master with an ornate fire place and bay window plus beautiful master bathroom, large dressing room/study. The generous guest room with
ensuite has its own entrance with great out door spaces. There are two living areas including Chapman Taylors lounge with his trademark “inglenook” open fire. This very special home is radiator heated in all the rooms and sports a magnificent gas fire in the living area. This home has gas cooking and water heating and is very well insulated, with new carpet and paint inside and out, spectacular mix of wooden floors and carpet with ornate hand painted trim, LED lighting and top-quality appliances throughout.
Outside is the large entertainer’s deck and lawn area which is perfectly situated for the sun with ample lawn areas and parking.
Outside the home looks magnificent from the tree lined driveway to the fishpond water feature, double garage, loads of off street parking with a self-contained studio and a magnificent Redwood tree.
This special property was built for Chapman Taylor himself and lovingly named “Sunshine” this one of a kind home is truly magnificent. In the wall adjacent to the entranceway, Chapman – Taylor has carved: “MY LOT IS FALLEN IN A FAIR GROUND”. We are sure that you will agree with him.