Today is Friday, 23 August 2019
SOLD – Iconic Prospect Hill
Expressions of Interest
- Bed 4
- Bath 2
- Car 2
- Listing: TFP38167
- Address: 40 Ridge Road, Howick
- Land size: 1226 Square Meter
- Type: House
From the moment you arrive at Prospect Hill you really know that you have arrived somewhere quite special. Steeped in history this stunning property has been lovingly restored and fastidiously maintained over the years with no expense spared.
Prospect Hill truly offers for the discerning, who yearn to live in a traditional home with all the trimmings, romance and appeal of a bygone era, but still desire all of the modern luxuries for today’s living.
This grand late 19th century Villa originally built for and owned by Captain John Charles Irvine, the last resident magistrate at the Howick Courthouse, named this magnificent family home Prospect Hill after his home back in Ireland.
Imagine if you will, stepping inside to wide polished kauri floor boards, high ceilings, back to back fireplaces and wrap around verandas’ on all three sides with the added luxury of discreet and in sympathy remote controlled window treatments, heat pumps, and complete top to toe insulation throughout ceilings, under floor and exterior walls – tempted? Best you take a closer look, we promise you will not be disappointed.
Offering 4 double bedrooms plus 2 semi ensuites both of which are full bathrooms, this is a home that could also suit an extended family, with a generous formal Lounge and separate formal Dining. Adjoining the impressive Kitchen, you will find the Garden room which is exactly what one would imagine finding, a spectacular room with views overlooking the garden. This is also a home for all seasons with warm winters around the fire and summers in the pool, completely spoilt for choice comes to mind here.
We also have generous double garaging plus extra off street parking, a separate laundry of course, and not to mention the attic with a large window that offers scope to develop further.
Situated to the north ensuring all day sun you will enjoy parklike grounds with a mix of native and exotic trees, shrubs, roses and more – truly a gardeners’ paradise.
Prospect Hill is in the popular Maclean’s College catchment and is just an easy stroll to Howick Village for its boutique style shopping, cafes and restaurants with the added convenience of public transport just a few doors away.
With all the hard work done, the next owner of Prospect Hill can sit back relax and reside in a home that most only dream of owning, all completely fenced with security gates just ideal for your pets or children.
Rich in history this local treasure is sure to attract both local and overseas interest.
Call today for your appointment to view.