‘Reach out and touch the ships’ was the headline for the property at 31 Ward Parade in Bluff. The property was sold 15 years ago for $260,000 which at that time was the most expensive property ever to be sold in the Bluff region. In 2010 it still reigns as the most expensive property in Bluff as the property has been sold by Ray White Invercargill agent Brendan Mason for $900,000.
The property is situated on 3,000 sq metres on the entrance way to the Bluff Harbour and next to the lighthouse. The property has its own private access to beaches with expansive rolling lawns and garden area. Originally the property started life as a MAF workshop, observatory and lab but was sold in 1994 to a private holding and the building was extended an additional level was put onto the building which enhanced the panoramic views and gave additional living areas to the original structure. Brendan Mason commented that the property was sold to a local buyer who had their home listed with Ray White Invercargill.
Bluff is home to 1800 residents and while being the most southerly residential area in New Zealand, it offers home owners a unique lifestyle with stunning scenery and only 30km from Invercargill.