This week’s House of the Week – 20 Taramea Bay Rd, Riverton


CUTE as, this cosy and traditional 1960s-era crib is awaiting its new family.

The two-bedroom beauty is on Taramea Bay Rd, and as its address attests is just across the road from the popular Taramea Bay.

Close to the children’s playground, the dairy, and within walking distance to the cafe, it has all the convenience wanted when on holiday with the family, the grandkids, or just chilling out.

Adding to the relaxing atmosphere of holidaying at the seaside, endemic birds can also be heard, especially while chilling out in the backyard or in the extensive sunroom which leads to the private back garden.

The hidden gem within the neat-as-a-pin property is the native bush at the rear of the property.

The front of the property is bordered by an interesting rugged, chunky stone fence.

The neat lawn leads to the wide steps, up to the veranda, to the front entrance, with French doors, which can be left open to let the sea breeze in.

Facing the sea, the veranda is inviting, as is the the extensive living area which opens up across the whole front of the home.

With its neutral decor and new carpet, the interior is a canvas for new owners to stamp their mark.

The two bedrooms lead off one half of the living area, while the kitchen and dining room lead off the other half.

The home can be heated by a heat pump or multifuel burner.

One of the bedrooms has two built-in wardrobes, with a view through the front of the house to the sea, when the door is opened.

The other bedroom is also neat and tidy with views to the rear of the property.

With plenty of storage in the kitchen, and a teal-coloured splashback, the charm of crib living has been retained.

Yet another inviting space to relax in, especially for those who follow the sun, the spacious sunroom looks on to the private expansive backyard which offers plenty of opportunities for outdoor entertainment, or a secure place for the children to play in.

The single garage also has plenty of room for a workshop or extra storage options.

Price: Deadline sale

Agent: First National Real Estate Riverton sales consultant Lee-Anne Frew, 027 234 8082,

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