Opportunity Knocks – Country Living – Off the Grid

163, McAlister Road, Mangapai, Whangarei, Whangarei District, Northland, New Zealand


This 197m2 house on 18.5ha has stunning north facing rural and waters views in a peaceful, private location, less than 5 mins to SH1,15mins to Whangarei centre & 2 hours Auckland.

The first floor has a sunny en-suite master bed, and a roomy double, which could comfortably make two singles with minor alterations to the current reno process.

Large windows running the full length of the lounge and dining area really bring the outdoors in and flood the house with natural light and warmth. Those stunning views can also be enjoyed from the generous sized kitchen with island and breakfast bar.

A versatile ground floor unit comprising bedroom, bathroom, lounge and deck is a perfect set-up for teenagers, guests or elderly parents. Alternatively it could make two double bedrooms. Or with its private entrance and lockable connecting door to the main house, it could provide that longed for extra income. Now housing a full-time lodger, this could be a B&B, home consultation office, treatment rooms etc.

The renovations are largely done, but if the thought of finishing it off is just too much for you, the vendors will happily work with you to ensure the results are as you desire. Bring your ideas and get it done, or make an offer and get stuck in!

This property is a true off grid gem allowing you to do your part to protect the environment, and slash your energy bills. Power outages, floods, not your problem!

Hot Water – Califont. Space for solar and wet back capable hot water cylinder

Sewerage – enviro system, no emptying required

Heating – wood burning range with radiator compatible wet back

Cell phone Cover – Excellent Vodafone coverage

-Electricity – 2kw wind turbine, 8 x 260w solar panels, 2.5kw backup generator

Water – 3 rainwater tanks 30000L, 25000L, 5000L

Extras – hay shed, stockyards, piggery, enclosed veg garden,

Fencing – approx. 13 paddocks with electric fences and water troughs

A 90m2 concrete floor Kiwished provides storage and work space galore. A sizeable lean-to is ideal for firewood, kennels, calf club pets, even garden room or sleep-out.

Used as a dairy run-off and calf rearing unit for a number of years, the land is presently grazing 40 head of beef. Various springs, ponds and a purpose built dam ensure available stock water year round. Approx 10 acres of beautiful native bush provides a haven for native birds and wildlife, as well as all the firewood you need.

This property ticks so many boxes you really don’t want to miss out. The vendors are flexible as to finishing touches, and the price is negotiable to reflect this. So, do the smart thing and call now to secure your viewing.

Call Will today on 020 4076 8976


  • Property ID: GGW11683
  • Price: SOLD
  • Property Size: 197 m²
  • Land Area: 184547 m²
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Property Type: Rural/Lifestyle
  • Property Status: For Sale, Sold

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