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Selwyn Times: July 11, 2017

10 M-A MATSON & ALLAN

10 M-A MATSON & ALLAN REAL ESTATE LIMITED ‘The Selwyn Experts’ Residential Lifestyle Rural Property Licensed REAA2008 ROLLESTON - 30A Sheridan Drive PLENTY OF ROOM FOR EVERYONE; PLUS YOUR BOAT, CARAVAN, OR BOTH! • 196m 2 brick home • 4 bedrooms • Ensuite, bathroom & separate toilet • Large open plan kitchen, dining, lounge • Log burner, heat pump, double glazing • 1419m2 fully fenced secure section • Well situated rear section located in prestigious Kajens Estate – be fast not last! Open Home: Sun 3pm - 3.30pm Price: Neg over $585,000 View: www.marealestate.co.nz/186 Jo Barrett Mb 021 859 006 jo@marealestate.co.nz OPEN HOME ROLLESTON - 29 Stanford Way MOTIVATED VENDOR • 222m 2 brick home with double garage • 4 bedrooms • Ensuite, bathroom & separate toilet, separate laundry • Large open plan kitchen (walk in pantry), dining, living • Heat pump, 14 solar panels, double glazing, garden irrigation • 696m 2 section • Well situated section located in Farringdon, near South Point shopping complex • RV $580,000 Open Home: Sun 2pm - 2.30pm Price: Neg over $579,000 View: www.marealestate.co.nz/187 Jo Barrett Mb 021 859 006 jo@marealestate.co.nz OPEN HOME ROLLESTON - 53 Renoir Drive FABULOUS LIVING ON RENOIR DRIVE • Fantastic central location • Well designed home • 4 bedrooms • 2 large living areas • Great heating options • Wonderful outdoor entertaining area • Large private and secure section • Walking distance to Clearview School Price: Neg over $545,000 View: www.marealestate.co.nz/176 Jackie Derrick Mb 027 636 3576 jackie@marealestate.co.nz PRICE REDUCED ROLLESTON - 23E Jozecom Place FANTASTIC NEW BUILD • Stunning Executive home • 2 large living areas • 4 double bedrooms • Stunning kitchen with scullery • Separate laundry • Fire place • Triple car garage • Fantastic central location Open Home: Sun 12pm - 12.30pm Price: Neg over $689,000 View: www.marealestate.co.nz/185 Jackie Derrick Mb 027 636 3576 jackie@marealestate.co.nz OPEN HOME ROLLESTON - 26 Henley Close QUALITY FAMILY LIVING THAT OOZES SPACE! • Large 246m 2 family home • 3 distinct living areas - a separate lounge, additional family living & dining area • Well-appointed kitchen with quality appliances, ample storage, bench space & large breakfast bar • 4 generous bedrooms • Oversize master bedroom with walk in robe & ensuite • Log burner & heat pump • Private outdoor entertaining options • Landscaped & secure 777m 2 section OPEN HOME Open Home: Sun 12.45pm - 1.15pm Price: Neg over $610,000 View: www.marealestate.co.nz/192 Jackie Derrick Mb 027 636 3576 jackie@marealestate.co.nz ROLLESTON - Branthwaite BRANTHWAITE SUBDIVISION • Sections ranging from 600m 2 to 800m 2 • Internal fencing included • Stage One Titles expected October onwards 2017 • Offers peace of mind & choice to build their family's future in Rolleston • Just 20 minutes from Christchurch CBD & within walking distance from new High School • These affordable sections are available NOW Price: Neg Over $187,000 View: www.branthwaite.co.nz Andrew Taylor Mb 027 435 5930 andrew@marealestate.co.nz KIRWEE - 19 Robertsons Road HISTORY IN THE RE-MAKING • 3.2 Hectares of pasture and planted gardens • To be completed Historic 140 year old Homestead • Plans, consents and reports all available • Massive opportunity to complete and reap rewards Open Home: Sun 2.15pm - 3pm Price: Neg over $595,000 View: www.marealestate.co.nz/194 Sue Robinson Mb 021 409 050 Paul Robinson Mb 021 277 2690 OPEN HOME HORORATA - 353 Hawkins Road LIFESTYLE AS GOOD AS IT GETS IN HORORATA • 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom family home • 8000m 2 property—private & set off the road with mature plantings • Open plan kitchen/ dining & living • Separate formal lounge • 2 new heat pumps • North facing aspect to capture most of the sun • Good indoor outdoor flow to manicured grounds • Double internal access garage • Second garage & paddock awaiting a few sheep or pony Viewing: By appointment Price: Neg Over $495,000 View: www.marealestate.co.nz/159 Sue Robinson Mb 021 409 050 Paul Robinson Mb 021 277 2690 LEESTON - 6 Fibonacci Way FOUR BEDROOM HOUSE & LAND PACKAGE • Four bedroom 165m2 home • Quality appliances & fittings • 10 Year Master Build Guarantee • Double glazing, auto garage doors • 772m 2 landscaped section • Short commute to Rolleston & Lincoln • Move in mid 2017 Price: $479,000 View: www.marealestate.co.nz/177 Stephan Knowler Mb 027 229 9522 stephan@marealestate.co.nz LEESTON - 6 Palladio Avenue AS NEW AND BEAUTIFULLY PRESENTED! • Located in the heart of Monticello Subdivision • 4 year old 3 bedroom home • Landscaped 876m 2 fenced section • Perfect option for the downsizer or first time buyer • Stylish kitchen with adjoining dining area • Separate living area with log burner & stacker doors opening to a patio • Great outdoor dining with Pergola • 2 bathrooms including the ensuite & attached double garage • Large utility area for firewood, bins etc Price: $469,000 View: www.marealestate.co.nz/166 Stephan Knowler Mb 027 229 9522 stephan@marealestate.co.nz ROLLESTON PH: 03 347 9949 LEESTON PH: 03 324 3704 DARFIELD PH: 03 318 8204 www.marealestate.co.nz Chris Flanagan 027 433 4657 Andrew Taylor 027 435 5930 Jackie Derrick 027 636 3576 Stephan Knowler 027 229 9522 Cameron McRae 027 769 6696 Paul Robinson 021 277 2690 Sue Robinson 021 409 050 Charlotte Bellew 027 532 5931 Jo Barrett 021 859 006 Juliet Flanagan Connie van der Klei

11 Your guide to Show Homes & New Sections in the Selwyn District Weatherproofing tips for your house design Insulation and double glazed windows are compulsory in new homes making them infinitely superior to their older counterparts for warmth yet more can be done to weatherproof a new home. Underfloor insulation Foam insulated expanded polystyrene panels under the concrete slab act as an insulating barrier, stopping cold coming through from under the house. Garages Insulating the garage and its door will cut down on a steady stream of cold air sneaking into the house. An insulated garage door can lift the temperature substantially even when the garage itself is not heated, making it a more pleasant place to spend time. Any home appliances kept in the garage will use less electricity as they will not have to work as hard and your car battery may last longer. Roof design Roof designs vary. The simplest way to achieve a weather tight house is to have a simple roof design with an overhanging surfeit. Architectural flat roofs will work though more care is needed to achieve weather tightness especially where there are hidden or back roof gutters. Having a roof with no overhang also requires more care with the design due to its complexity and potential for problems. Regular maintenance to clean out leaves and debris that gets caught in the roof will be advantageous in both cases. Porticos Taking the roof out beyond the house is ideal for providing a sheltered area for spending time outdoors when the weather is inclement. Snow straps or guttering protection Wherever snow is a likely part of winter, installation of snow straps is a good idea. These prevent damage to guttering from the weight of snow as it slides off the roof. Alternatively, an expanded steel mesh product such as Gutter Guard could be fitted. This has the added benefit of preventing spouting blockages from leaf and other debris. Capitalise on the sun Maximise the sun’s free energy with plenty of windows, especially on the north side of the house. Outdoor areas When choosing a house design, consider how it will sit on the section and whether it offers potential to catch sun inside the home and for sunny sheltered outdoor areas away from prevailing winds. Windows and doors Upgrade on the minimum standard for double glazing with thermally broken joinery and low-emissivity argon gas filled windows and doors, increasing insulation effectiveness. Energy efficient heating Explore heating options, selecting what will work best given the size of home and family needs. Heat pumps are an efficient form of heating with two cassette and energy saving options available while heat transfer systems are great if there is a log burner. Extending the roof beyond the house creates a sheltered area. Explore energy saving heating options. Low-E argon gas filled double glazing increases insulation. Brand New Prebbleton Show Home Open This Weekend: 72 Blakes Road, Prebbleton Open on Weekends from 12pm to 4pm Silver medal winner in Registered Master Builders 2016 House of the Year Awards Builders of superior homes. Built to last. Office & Show Home: 5 Broomleigh Drive, Faringdon, Rolleston New Show Home: 72 Blakes Road, Prebbleton Phone: 03 374 9172 or Rob: 021 324 876 E-mail - robin@artisanhomes.co.nz