Located in the serene Whanganui countryside is 1324 Brunswick Road, an idyllic country lifestyle with business opportunities.

Secluded at the end of a tree-lined driveway, this solid brick residence takes pride of place amidst 1.04 tranquil hectares of established gardens and fertile land.

The formal entry flows through to generous light-filled living areas which are all designed with family living in mind. Enjoy all-day sun from the open-plan living area or open up the bi-fold doors and create a wonderful indoor/outdoor flow to the large northern facing deck where you can have summer barbecues, read a book under the shade sail or simply enjoy the song of native birds while overlooking your picturesque garden.

Other features of the home include the gourmet kitchen with quality chattels and the main bedroom wing which offers access to the deck, a walk-in wardrobe plus en suite.

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Your comfort is assured with under-floor heating, heat pump and moisture master system.

With 216sq m of floor area, there are also another two bedrooms with spacious wardrobes, nursery or office, formal living room, family bathroom with separate toilet, excellent storage space and a large double garage with laundry area.The numerous sheds are ample to store all the tools and machinery plus have space for hobbies.

Surrounding the property are cypress and alder shelter belts, ensuring protection from the prevailing westerlies to create your own private sanctuary and micro-climate. The green finger of the family will be delighted with the extensive bordered vegetable gardens, green house, hot house, free range chook-run plus the expansive hosing network set up to supply the property from the 16,000 litre rainwater tank with top up from the Brunswick Water Scheme.

Savour the fruit from the house orchard which features a range of plum, apple, pear, peach, apricot and quince trees, or get out the recipe book and make some jam, jellies or sauces. The rich Westmere loam soils ensure an abundant harvest from the established citrus (lemon, lime, mandarin and orange) and feijoa trees, which the current owners sell to local on-sellers, at the Whanganui River Traders Market and at their roadside honesty box.

There is an opportunity to expand this business venture by supplying to regional restaurants, or take it in your own direction. The property offers a truly idyllic lifestyle only 20 minutes from the heart of Whanganui.

Priced at $640,000. Contact Property Brokers' Whanganui lifestyle consultant Mark Lourie for more information.