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    • About this property
    • Features
    • To the Manor Born

      Property ID OAM22128
      An opportunity to buy one of Oamaru's iconic historic property's
      .700m2 (approx.) Floor area .6+ car tandem basement garage
      .6895m2 land area .Separate residential & B&B wing
      .Ball room .1800s Architecture
      .Stunning views .Original English stables
      Sweeping views, ornamental gardens and stunning architecture sets this awesome property apart from the Hoi Polloi, as one of Oamaru's top historic homes and events venue that is well known throughout the district and beyond. The separate residential wing offers wonderful indoor-outdoor flow from both the separate lounge and the modern kitchen, and boasts 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, office and spacious livings areas, and works very well as a comfortable B&B side of the Manor.
      Built around 1864 as a private residence for the late Honourable Matthew Holmes, this home was set up as a function centre in 1958 and has retained its historic architecture with stunning chandeliers and internal archways, all of which have been complemented with antique furnishings highlighting a grand history. Housing a refined reception area, commercial style kitchen, service bar, and large covered terrace. An elegant ballroom, complete with stage, overlooks the expansive gardens and captures views of the distant mountains to the west, and the sea to the east. Elegantly landscaped grounds, outstanding views, a home of grand proportions with a rich history, and a wonderful income opportunity, this property offers many options, including possible subdivision of the 6895m2 grounds.
      At Negotiable Over $649,000 plus GST(if any) for Land and buildings this has to be an affordable opportunity for any discerning buyer in today's market either as a stunning events centre, home and income, bed & breakfast, majestic family home, or a future investment opportunity. There are options here.

      Please be aware the floor and land area information was sourced from REINZ/Property Smarts and we have not been able to verify the accuracy of the same.
    • Property features

      Year Built



      Single, Tandem, More Than Two, Lockup, Off Street Parking


      Other Rooms Family Room / Study / Basement Hot Water Electric / Gas Kitchen Modern Dining Separate Bathroom Separate Shower / Ensuite Stove Electric / Gas Bottled Interior Ceilings: Fibrous plaster / Insulation: Some Batts in roof / Joinery: Wood Aluminium Interior Condition Very Good Features Decking / Walk In Wardrobe Floors Two Storey Heating Gas / Open Fire / Heat Pump Lounge Separate Lounge


      Fencing Fully Fenced Roof Iron Exterior Roughcast Exterior Condition Good Aspect Northerly / Easterly Views Harbour Sea / Urban Frontage Street Levels Above Ground Amenities Shops Water Extra Features Town Section Contour Mixed Sewage City


      Blinds, Curtains, Dishwasher, Drapes, Extractor Fan, F/Floor Cover, Garden Shed, Heated Towel Rail, Light Fittings, Rangehood, Stove, Tv Aerial, Cooktop Oven, Clothesline, Ride on mower See additional Chattel List for Evens & B&B plant, Excluded Chattels: Personal items including but not limited to ornaments, vases, prints, romance chair, Holmes chairs


      Oven not functioning correctly