Home of the week – 38 Grant Rd, Otatara, Invercargill


THIS week’s house of the week is a charming and sunny Otatara home.

Located in the quiet and semi-rural Invercargill suburb, this three-bedroom abode offers plenty of opportunities.

Double glazing, a heat transfer system and a heat pump keep the home warm during the cooler months, while there are plenty of windows for keeping it fresh and breezy.

The open-plan lounge and dining area is north-facing, allowing for optimum natural light and warmth.

Fitted with plenty of storage space, the kitchen boasts floor-to-ceiling cupboards and drawers.

The counter-top can double as a breakfast bar.

Overlooking the garden, the large kitchen window makes for a well-lit room with an idyllic view.

All three of the double bedrooms have great wardrobe space, with two of them overlooking the garden.

The home has two toilets, a bath and separate shower, as well as a laundry.

This property’s garden is a key feature; the well fenced 1012msection boasts a multitude of fruit-bearing plants.

These include plum and apple trees, two grape vines as well as blackcurrant bushes.

Large lawns and well-established garden beds make for easy gardening, but there are plenty of opportunities for further landscaping or planting.

A front lawn offers even more green area.

Well-equipped, the backyard also has a hen house, water tank and glasshouse.

The wide concrete driveway leads to the double garage, complete with automatic garage opener.

Extending a good distance back, the powered garage can be used as a workshop or for storage have the most use for.

Other than being tranquil and peaceful, Otatara is only a short drive from the city centre.

There are restaurants in the area, as well as walking tracks, convenience stores and a school. Oreti Beach is a short drive down the road.

Price: Offers over $525,000 invited
Agent: Todd & Co Realty licensed real estate agent Hughie Brierley, 0800 484 443, 021 222 1339, email 0800hughie@toddco.nz
Open home: Sunday, August 1, 1pm to 1.45pm