Lake Views To-die-for

A seven-bedroom home with unobstructed views of Lake Wakatipu and the Remarkables features in the online property pages of the Wall Street Journal. “They’ve got quite a bit of land, a stream [and] a waterfall running from the top to the bottom of the property,” listing agent Terry Spice of Luxury Real Estate New Zealand said. The large size of the house is one of its most unusual features. “There are very few houses in Queenstown that have seven bedrooms and bathrooms,” Spice said. Each bedroom has its own sitting area. The property is listed at $2.5 million.


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