Friends of mine are selling their fabulous Tussock Hill lifestyle block on the hills overlooking Christchurch. It is an amazing property with a wonderful passive solar adobe home on 10 acres with outstanding views across Christchurch and the Canterbury Plains.
I’ve visited their property several times and it never ceased to amaze me – a stunning place to live and grow organically certified Pinot Noir – I have tasted quite a few vintages of the Tussock Hill Pinot Noir and it always impressed me – the 2010 Tussock Hill Pinot Noir was awarded a Silver Medal at the Canterbury Wine Awards.
At 240 meters above sea level they are beyond the frost line and are on a sun-drenched, west facing hill slope. The clay soils of volcanic origin have a variety of minerals and trace elements present and these give the wines some characteristics not found elsewhere in the Canterbury region.
I bet many of you didn’t even know this wonderful vineyard or wines even existed. To find out more about Tussock Hill visit their website: http://tussockhillvineyard.co.nz/
The Lifestyle you Have Always Wanted – Tussock Hill
“Here’s your chance to escape the pressure of city life and head to the hills. Up here at the top of Huntsbury Avenue you are literally teetering on the edge of tranquillity. A 10 acre (4.18ha) paradise perfectly located only a short drive from central Christchurch whilst enjoying the most alluring and captivating views across the broad expanse of the Canterbury Plains to the majesty of the Southern Alps.
On arrival you will be greeted by resident alpacas Possum and Charlie as they escort you to a warm and inviting passive solar Adobe style home architecturally designed for a completely relaxed and comfortable lifestyle.
What’s more, over the past 20 years the owners have nurtured and developed an award winning vineyard. Tussock Hill Wines has established an enviable reputation by creating bespoke Pinot Noir wines that are catching the attention and taste buds of wine buffs up and down the country and around the world.
With a variety of sheds and outbuildings, flat land and undulating hillside this unique property offers something for the serious life-styler, city escapees or the next self-styled Pinot connoisseur!”
It’s being sold by Ray White Ferrymead
Watch the Video Below for a virtual tour of the Property
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