Waikanae Rural Retreat

Waikanae Rural Retreat

Portfolio Categories: Residential.

This country house sits on top of a sharp ridge on 16 hectares of retired pastureland, with views over the Waikanae River.

The owners have planted extensive areas of trees for cropping and orchards, and created a dam for irrigation and future power generation. The house includes a Rayburn stove with wetback, supplying central heating throughout plus solar water heating, active solar space heating, automated window ventilation and rainwater storage.