Home of the week – 302 Elles Rd, Strathern, Invercargill


INTERGENERATIONAL living is becoming more popular these days with up to three or four generations living in the same residence.

This week’s home offers everything you could possibly need if you are looking for space for the family.

Conveniently situated near the South City shopping centre, this home offers five bedrooms with another room in the sleepout.

Through the expansive north-facing conservatory, you enter the open-plan living /dining/kitchen area.

Heated with a wood burner, this snuggly area has a northwest aspect, making it light-filled and warm.

The kitchen has a dishwasher, bench-top stove and wall oven as well as plenty of cupboard space.

A nifty little kitchen cupboard has dual access from the laundry.

This well-designed home has all the working areas to the south which means most of the bedrooms get the benefit of sun throughout the day.

You will find a spacious laundry, with tub and storage, a large family bathroom with separate bath, shower, vanity, and a separate toilet.

Generous cupboards in the hallway and bedrooms mean there are plenty of places to tuck everything away.

The three double bedrooms are all good sizes, one even has doors on to a patio area.

There is also a smaller single bedroom, perfect for a baby or small child.

Underfloor heating in some of the bedrooms means there is no need for slippers on the colder days.

The fourth bedroom has an en suite with a wet-floor shower, toilet and vanity. It also has access to a separate private deck.

The sixth bedroom, with its own toilet, is in the sleepout attached to a roomy double garage.

The garage has a separate work room at the rear and space for plenty of cars or toys. A large concreted driveway provides ample space for turning around.

The well-fenced, quarter acre section gives gardeners the chance to potter away the raised vegetable gardens, flower beds or green house.

There’s not much left to be done with the property – re-roofed in 2020 and the carpet in nearly-new condition, and with the wood burner, underfloor heating, three heat-pumps and partial double-glazing, it will be a comfortable home to live in.

Price: Offers over $625,000
Agent: Todd and Co Realty agent Hughie Brierly, 0800hughie@toddco.nz, 021 222 1339
Open homes: Saturday, August 14, 2.15pm-3pm, and Sunday, August 15, 2.15pm-3pm