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Canterbury Area
Canterbury Area
Saturday 6th November - 4:00PM
Onsite, 135 Kidson Terrace, Cashmere, Christchurch
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Gaskell House 75' – Sublime Revival
An outstanding restoration & renovation project with the focus on craftsmanship & the attention to detail. Trengrove, Trengrove & Marshall were commissioned in 1975 to design this home for Mr & Mrs Gaskell. Since then there have been a small number of owners, each have left their mark. The passion of the current owner has delivered the greatest contribution. Through both a practical & architectural lens the home has been reinforced, strengthened & insulated, modernised for today's lifestyle, yet retaining the architectural expressions of the 70's. • Inviting & private entrance sets the tone with an amalgam of rich timber & dappled light through the garden canopy • Sweeping views from the Pacific Ocean to the Southern Alps • ULEB Logburner, Ducted heatpump & undertile heating • Some double-glazing compliment wall & underfloor insulation • Multiple decks opening from nearly every room • Masterful renovations encompassing both original & new features • Main floor includes living, dining & kitchen, family bathroom, bedroom, office or 4th bedroom • Adaptable floor plan with mezzanine overlooking media room & sunken lounge • Spiral staircase connects floors & custom steelwork balustrades, balconies & screens add finishing touches • Master bedroom suite including large ensuite with bush outlook, dressing area & balcony • Wine cellar tucked away, temperate for wine or general storage • Separate Laundry & workshop • Added Strengthening, bracing, reinforcing & flitch beams • Garaging hidden behind concealed auto door • Cashmere High & Cashmere Primary zones An outstanding piece of classic Chch Architecture for an improved modern life. A progression from the mid-century era, this period has its own style of adventurous design. These owners have invested almost a decade in this home, but another purchase is sending them in an entirely different direction. A Sale is now imminent. Auction: 2.30pm Sat 6 Nov 2021 onsite (unless sold prior)
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