Waiwera Estate

This spectacular property is now for sale.

Rarely does a dream real estate like this become available - 6.9 hectares of paradise, comprising an architecturally designed house and numerous outbuildings including guesthouse, bath house, pavilion, a Japanese bell tower, vineyard and boutique winery, mature tree-crop plantings of avocadoes, tamarillos, truffle-inoculated hazelnuts, nashi, apple and citrus groves. All set amongst dramatic limestone outcrops and superbly landscaped grounds featuring New Zealand native plantings.

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Award-winning wines at Waiwera Estate

Dave Heraud planted vines on his hillside at Clifton in 1989 to produce Waiwera’s first vintage. Initially the grapes were trucked to Nelson and Marlborough for contract processing, and it wasn’t until 1997 that Waiwera Estate could again boast making Golden Bay’s first Pinot Noir, from grapes grown and vintnered on the property.

The wine has been described as having a firm structure and although full bodied, it has good balance, concentration and style to match.


Designed by well known Wellington architect Fritz Eisenhofer and constructed of imported cedar and New Zealand native timber...

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Enjoy 6.9 hectares of paradise - from native trees set amongst dramatic limestone rocks to a Japanese-style cherry grove and bamboo forest...

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