Unique Hillside Property – stunning views – limestone vineyard – winery – venue – various homes
Pukeora Estate is a unique Hawke’s Bay property encompassing vineyard, winery, cafe, accommodation, venue and houses. The Estate is perched on a steep limestone hillside with stunning views looking over the vineyard, rivers, plains and extending to the Ruahine Ranges.
The vineyard terrain ranges from gently sloping to a terraced area on a steeper slope. The soils consist of 20mm (8″) of loam underlain by free-draining clay and limestone subsoils. The vines are fifteen plus years old. The varieties planted include chardonnay, pinot noir, merlot, malbec, syrah and pinot gris. Growing degree days range from about 1440 to 1600. Typical annual rainfall is 800mm (31 in) per year. Annual grape harvest ranges from about 12 to 22 tonnes.
A small winery has been developed in the basement to process the estate grapes. The wines have produced many awards and accolades over the years.
The Estate buildings were once a health care facility in WW1 with some of these buildings remaining. The floor area of the main buildings is about 7,000 m2 (75,000 Sq Feet). The main venue includes 56 bedrooms sleeping 116 people in twin/double rooms. There are various larger rooms including an auditorium with parquet floor and stage including an 11m by 8m indoor pool.
Includes 11 x 3 to 4 bedroom dwellings. Most are currently rented.
The property offers an unbelievable opportunity for expanding current use, boosting the vineyard and winery production and/or finding other alternatives uses. The current owners feel after 17 years it is time to pass this incredible property on to fulfil someone else’s dreams and ambitions. Most plant and equipment can be included in the sale. A hand-over period can be arranged allowing new owner’s a transition period of taking on management of the property.
Sale by Tender.
Tender closes Wed 1st Nov, 2017 at 4pm.
Area/Property Size: 86 Acres (32 Ha)
Planted Area: 12 Acres (5 Ha)
Location of Winery/Vineyard:
208 Pukeora Scenic Road
State/Prov.: Hawke’s Bay
AVA/Region: Central Hawke’s Bay
+64 6 858 9339