What a unique location with unbelievable views of the ocean and surrounding covenanted land to the West, a picture of the raw beauty that is Birdlings Flat famous for its Gem stones, beachcombing, fishing and mesmerising sunsets and sunrises. This immensely strong well-crafted and intriguing home of 326m2 is spread over 3 levels and has many interesting and practical design features including extensive use of Canadian Oregon beams and stairs and Rimu timber T&G flooring and offers many and varied living options. The top story offers 4 dble bdrms all with views, the master is very large with breathtaking views and has en suite bthrm and walk-in robe, there is also a family bthrm. The middle level has the main lounge with lovely ambience, those uninterrupted views and wood-burner for those cooler evenings, a dining area, farmhouse style kitchen and office area, conservatory, patio and utility area. Abundance of storage cupboards throughout this home offers many options. There is another wood-burner on wetback and the fires have stainless fireboxes so you can utilise the endless driftwood available. The lower level is the sort of garage/workshop space men can only dream about with 3 phase power, inspection pit, room for approx. 5 cars and its own bthrm with shower. Positioned for all day sun and set on a very well established 1086m2 site, fully fenced with gabion rock fences, raised vege beds, a glasshouse, 5 storage sheds and the original 2 bdrm cottage which needs work but use your imagination here ie studio, sleepout or extra accommodation. Approx. 10 mins drive to local cafes, gallery, craft shops and information station, city council service centre, native plant nursery, two vet clinics, petrol station and hotel. About 40 mins to Akaroa and approx. 40 mins easy commute to the city. The local primary school is at Little River with a school bus at the end of Hillview Road and the zoned High schools are Akaroa Area School or Lincoln High both with a bus service available..