CONSENT FOR WEDDINGS / FUNCTIONS & 8 GUEST CHALETS

770, Blackbridge Road, Dairy Flat, Rodney

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Proposed Usage
Hotel & Leisure
Floor Area
320.00 m²
Description:
Property ID
1c3wv8w

CONSENT FOR WEDDINGS / FUNCTIONS & 8 GUEST CHALETS

A magnificent family home with 15 acres of grazing and forest OR convert to a wedding/function venue with eight guest cottages and existing outdoor wedding arena. The choice is entirely up to you and it's already consented!

Chateau Pont-Noir (Blackbridge Castle) has been granted consent 'to be used as a wedding and function venue and to establish eight visitor accommodation one bedroom chalets to be used in conjunction with this venue'.

Built as a replica of a French chateau in the north-west of France, the entrance to 770 Blackbridge Road isn't so much a driveway as a portal to another country. Turn off the deserted rural road, pass through the wrought iron gates, cruise on down the tree-lined driveway and pop out in Brittany.

Several decades ago, a New Zealand couple fell in love with a chateau in the north-west of France. So enamoured were they that they decided to build a replica of it in a sheltered rural setting on the Dairy Flat / Waitoki border, 17km northwest of Albany.

Up went a brick tower that forms the pivot of the house, encasing a winding polished concrete staircase crowned with an Italian chandelier, a marble floor (retrieved from Auckland's old Majestic Theatre), and a Renaissance-inspired mural on the domed ceiling. The couple encircled the tower with a 60m² lounge-room - with a grand fireplace and five sets of French doors heading out on to a large tiled north-facing terrace - an elegant study and formal dining room, kitchen and casual dining area.

Upstairs, they created five bedrooms under half-a-dozen gabled eaves, with rural views from a liberal scattering of casement windows. On the roof they installed gargoyles they'd brought back from France.

A separate gabled building housed a double garage, workshop and carport. Stables and paddocks were created and finally a deep aquifer was consented and drilled providing unlimited pure mineral water.

So whether you're after a beautiful home, an investment or to enter the hospitality industry and create your own business, our vendors are serious about selling so come and make it yours!

See the video here
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=-EIQeA9noaQ

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