For Buying or Selling Nelson Property

Two New Listings

This is the last week for the early-bird discount on the remaining section at the Otium Valley subdivision in Atawhai, Nelson – when earthworks begin on the access road and the building platforms the current asking prices will be firm. Over half the sections are now under contract or sold, but of the remaining ones there are some spectacular sites and each and every one of them comes with a magnificent view of Tasman Bay. The drive to town is only 5 minutes from here and an extra 5 minutes to any of central Nelson‘s schools. Alternatively, Clifton Terrace school is under 5 minutes to the north.

I have a client who is looking for a commercial kitchen in Richmond, Stoke or Nelson and doesn‘t need a huge space provided it‘s easy for customers to find. Please call or email me if you know of anything.

A number of people have asked me this year if Nelson Fine Homes is my real estate company. It‘s not, and as an individual I‘m a self-employed contractor within the Bayleys Nelson franchise. Nelson Fine Homes is simply my brand that I hope illustrates the quality of property I sell. When I started in this business 21 years ago, I sold predominantly a cheaper end of the market, and so created Nelson Fine Homes in 2003 as a point of difference.

The strategy seems to have worked – this financial year to date I have transacted $26,500,000 of real estate, and every one of them was a home I was proud to sell.

This leads me on to the list of homes below that my team and I are currently marketing – each one of them a gem.

Plus, as I write this we have listed a family home in Neale Ave, Stoke (which will be in the high $300,000s or low $400,000s), and a large character home in Central Nelson. Please email me if you are looking for a home that resembles either of these and I will make sure you get an opportunity to view them before they are launched onto the internet.

Have a great week and enjoy the sunshine.

About Nelson

Nelson is internationally renowned for its unsurpassed natural beauty‚ its pleasant Mediterranean-style climate - sheltered from cold southerly weather, varied recreational activities and diverse cultural opportunities. Taken together‚ these provide a quality of life in Nelson unexcelled by any area of its size in the world.

It is less expensive to live in Nelson than in most metropolitan areas in New Zealand, and the proportion of families who live in their own home and of adults with tertiary qualifications is higher than the national average (2006 NZ Census).

Hailed as one of New Zealand’s most ‘liveable’ cities by Lonely Planet, Nelson is a bright, optimistic, worldly town, arranged around a flat grid on Tasman Bay. Nelson’s streets are dotted with beautiful Victorian houses, with a selection of Buddhist centres, naturopaths, yoga studios and galleries. Artsy wanderers mooch between cafés and coffee-carts, ducking into the Bridge St bars or poetry readings in bookshops. Beyond the urban fringe the coast and hills offer a plethora of activities, both relaxed and adrenalin-charged.

The Nelson region, extending west into the Tasman region, is a top destination for travellers to New Zealand – and for locals too. With more sunny days than anywhere else in the country, brilliant beaches and superb national parks (Kahurangi, Nelson Lakes and Abel Tasman) there’s plenty here to keep you occupied (or to lull you into sun-soaked sedation). The region is also home to a progressive, offbeat community of artists and winemakers.

It is the people that make Nelson the appealing city it really is. Family values and a strong sense of local community underpin day-to-day life in the region. We value our history and tradition, but we also welcome newcomers and the rich diversity they bring to our lives.

I am a relative newcomer myself, having lived most of my years in the North Island. However I am also convinced that Nelson is the best city in New Zealand for the ideal quality of life.

New Listings