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A stunning Banks Peninsula waterfront farm that doubles as a bed and breakfast is being sold by its owners.

Te Pohue Farm is tucked into a sheltered private bay, under an hour’s drive south-east of Christchurch, and spans 306.6 hectares at 440 Camp Bay Road.

The coastal farm currently carries 1,000 Perendale ewes with 40 Angus cattle, and also has accommodation for up to 25 guests.

Broker Nick Young of Colliers International, who is marketing the property in conjunction with George Morris, says the current owners have invested a large amount of time and capital into upgrading Te Pohue.

“Tracking has been upgraded for easy access. Fencing is now to a very high standard and the upgrading of the water reticulation makes for ease of farm management.”

The property is for sale by auction on November 26.

With 5km of coastline, including two golden beaches, the property features a private two-storey homestead that looks out to Lyttelton Harbour and Godley Head and comprises four bedrooms, a new bathroom, and recently updated kitchen.

Dating back to the 1930s, the accommodation options also include a sleepout, and two historic buildings – the Fisherman Hut next to Camp Bay and the old schoolhouse, built in 1883, in Little Port Cooper.

“The magnificent position of Te Pohue, coupled with its accommodation options, has seen it used as a popular bed and breakfast in recent years so there’s the option for a new owner to lease out the farmland and concentrate on the hospitality aspect – or combine the two.

“Alternatively, an owner could just enjoy living in the homestead by the sea and lease out the farm and other accommodation.”

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Nick Young

Rural Sales Broker

Christchurch (Rural)

Nick has over 25 years of rural and lifestyle marketing and sales. Covering both Mid and South Canterbury, Nick has been responsible for the successful transactions of a wide range of large dairy units, arable, deer and grazing offerings as well as some high profile, high country stations.

Furthermore, Nick has a vast track record of selling smaller land holdings and lifestyle properties. With a reputation of hard work and a no nonsense attitude Nick prides himself on achieving the best result for all parties. His Reputation is based on trust, honesty and loyalty to his clients and this has stood him in good steed to successfully become one of the leading agents throughout Canterbury.

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George Morris

Rural Sales Broker

Christchurch (Rural)

With over five years of experience and an impressive track record of farm sales, George brings the knowledge and experience to assist you on your next rural property transaction. George brings a youthful energy, experience and a passion for success to the table. Having spent many years immersed in the rural sector, George has a clear and detailed understanding of the realities of rural life and has been heavily involved in the running, daily challenges and enjoyment, which comes from all aspects of farming.

Well-travelled, it is his clear communication, easy nature and confidence that sets him apart. Believing relationships built on honesty, trust and a friendly nature are key to success, George brings a unique understanding of people and their individual needs to each and every sale. George credits his success to being able to listen, watch and learn from those around him. Ensuring his collaborative approach achieves personable yet professional results.

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