1169A Ponatahi Road Carterton

Property ID:2MVGDK

Property Snapshot

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  • Area: 10.41ha

Homestead of Significance

1169A Ponatahi Road Carterton

Property Snapshot

  • Property Type: Lifestyle
  • Homestead: 431m2 more or less Stanley oven wood fire also connected to radiators & wetback Jetmaster open fire in lounge Emergency lighting
  • Agricultural Types: Lifestyle
  • Area: 10.41 ha
  • Features:
    • Alarm
    • Cleared Areas
    • Decking
    • Dishwasher
    • Fencing
    • Garage Door Remote
    • Garden Shed
    • Gas Hob
    • Gate Alarm
    • Gravel Driveway
    • Hard Wired Smoke Dectors
    • Landscaping
    • Natural Bushland
    • Phone
    • Power
    • Rangehood
    • School Bus
    • Spa Bath
    • Swimming Pool
    • Water Pump
    • Water Tank
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  • Area: 10.41ha

The long tree lined driveway leads you to the base of the hilltop, across the cattle stop a meander through the orchard and here the homestead comes in to view sitting proudly on the rise, the impressive Phoenix Palms standing guard at the main entrance of the home.

Built in the 1860s from heart Totara, the homestead underwent a major restoration in early 2000, the interior exudes a warmth and elegance seldom found.

Walking in to the tiled foyer it opens up in to the heart of the home, inviting you to begin the journey of discovery.

The home comprises of four bedrooms, magnificent formal lounge with fireplace and formal dining opening to west facing deck, wooden beams and sumptuous chattels a standout feature. Tiled hallway links the dining to family living space with stunning kitchen (stainless benches, Stanley wood fire stove and central working island), doors open up to the east facing deck embracing the morning sun and distant views. A spacious office on the ground floor with a corridor accessing utility area and double garaging. The master bedroom with ensuite, also on the ground floor, with French doors opening to deck. The impressive staircase enjoys natural light from the high glass paneled roof above, bathing the foyer in sun. Once on the landing you will discover the three bedrooms, large bathroom with spa bath and various balconies enjoying surrounding native bush and views beyond.

The land area is a combination of native bush, orchard, grazing and has various extra garaging and sheds.

This homestead has been in the family for five generations, it is now time to seek out the new owners who will love and cherish the history and possibilities all that this magnificent property offers.

CV $1,000,000



Cleared Areas




Garage Door Remote

Garden Shed

Gas Hob

Gate Alarm

Gravel Driveway

Hard Wired Smoke Dectors


Natural Bushland




School Bus

Spa Bath

Swimming Pool

Water Pump

Water Tank

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Locality Guide - Carterton

Location Description

Carterton is in the Wairarapa, 10 minutes' drive south from the major town of Masterton in the lower North Island. Many residents work in Wellington and live in Carterton for the lifestyle. They commute each day on the train that leaves from the centrally located railway station. The journey takes one and a quarter hours. Carterton has one supermarket and five dairies and a small range of medical and community services.

Visitors Centre

Information can be found at:

Carterton Events Centre
Holloway Street
Phone: (06) 379 4081


The Carterton Railway Station was built in 1880. It is being turned into a museum to house items relating to the Wairarapa Railway.

Carterton has many specialist gardens and nurseries.


  • Video Ezy
    (06) 379 5930

  • Paua Shell Tourist Attraction
    (06) 379 6777

  • Awaiti Gardens
    (06) 379 8478

  • Stonehenge Aotearoa
    (06) 377 1600

  • Pukaha Mount Bruce Wildlife Centre

Restaurants in Carterton include:

  • Balter Bar and Kitchen
    (06) 379 9252

  • Buckhorn Bar & Grill
    (06) 379 7972

  • The Gladstone Inn
    (06) 372 7866

  • Wild Oats Cafe
    (06) 379 5580

  • Clareville Bakery
    (06) 379 5333

  • Indian Taj
    (06) 379 5600

  • Residents also travel to nearby Masterton for entertainment.


A bus service from Featherston links Carterton with Masterton and Palmerston North, 4-5 times on weekdays. It is run by:

  • Tranzit Coachlines
    (06) 377 1227

Tranz Metro's Wairarapa Connection train service links Featherston with Upper Hutt and Wellington in the south and Masterton in the north. Details of the service can be found at


Carterton has the following services: dentist, osteopath, chiropractor, midwife, physiotherapist and natural therapist, accountant and lawyer.

  • Carterton Medical Centre
    (06) 379 8105

  • Carterton New World Supermarket
    (06) 379 8016

  • Carterton RSA Memorial Club
    (06) 379 8069

  • Carterton Community and Railway Museum
    (06) 379 7822


The early childhood facilities in Carterton are:

  • Just Us Kids Preschool Ltd
    (06) 379 5375

  • Little Ferns
    (06) 379 9260

  • South End Kindergarten
    (06) 379 7723

  • Carterton Kindergarten
    (06) 379 8102

Primary Schools

The primary schools in Carterton are:

  • Carterton School
    (06) 379 4010

  • Dalefield School
    (06) 379 7416

  • Hadlow Prep
    (06) 370 0008

  • Ponatahi Christian School
    (06) 379 8840

  • South End School
    (06) 379 4000

  • St Marys School
    (06) 379 7171

Secondary Schools

Children generally travel down to Greytown to attend high school

  • Kuranui College
    (06) 304 9116

They can also attend one of the high schools in Masterton:

  • St Matthew's Collegiate School
    (06) 378 2191

  • Makoura College
    (06) 378 6074

  • Rathkeale College
    (06) 370 0175

  • Wairarapa College
    (06) 377 1002

  • Chanel College
    (06) 377 0069


  • Hot Air Ballooning
    (06) 379 8223

  • Howard Booth Squash Rackets Club Inc
    (06) 379 7654

  • Carterton Bowling Club
    (06) 379 8806

  • Carterton Golf Club Inc
    (06) 379 8457

  • Carterton Indoor Swimming Club
    (06) 379 7408

  • Carterton Rugby Football Club
    (06) 379 8001

  • South End Bowling Club
    (06) 379 7350

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