8 Odlum Drive Matamata

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8 Odlum Drive Matamata

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Here is a unique opportunity to secure a premium property that incorporates a touch of European design & lifestyle.

Built on the outskirts of Matamata, quality and integrity are words that come to mind on viewing this property. Approached via mature grounds creating privacy and tranquility from neighbouring properties, you will discover an expansive home ideal for families and entertainers alike, this is some where you could host family and friends in peaceful rural surrounds.

Orientated to capture all day sun, the expansive open plan dining and living areas flow out to outdoor entertaining spaces and large lawn. There's plenty of room for family and friends to relax and spread out both inside and out.

The four bedrooms are well appointed offering plenty of space and double wardrobes, and the main is equipped with an ensuite which provides two vanities and a walk in wardrobe. The plentiful garaging will accommodate vehicle lovers and even the boat effortlessly.

With all of this set on 2639m2 this property offers an opportunity to live a peaceful rural life yet be minutes from the amenities and services of bustling Matamata. With the lack of this type of property to choose from you need to act quickly and it won't be disappoint.

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Location Description

Matamata is situated on State Highway 27 at the foot of the Kaimai ranges, 63 kilometres east of Hamilton. It is also only a short distance from Tauranga and Rotorua.

Surrounded by fertile farmland, it is well known for, and bases its economy on, its dairy farming and thoroughbred horse breeding.

A fabulous Green Belt surrounds two thirds of the town. This is great for picnicing or walking through during the different seasons.

Visitors Centre

Information Matamata
45 Broadway
Matamata
(07) 888 7260
(07) 888 5653
E-mail: matvin1@xtra.co.nz

Attractions

  • HOBBITON: visit the film site of the Lord of the Rings. Daily visits leave from the Visitors Centre.

  • The thermal air flows created by the Kaimai Ranges make the area one of the best in the world for gliding.

  • The hot mineral water of the Opal springs are sought after for their therapeutic properties.

  • The Firth Tower Museum showcases the area's pioneer farming heritage.

  • Golf - 3 top eighteen hole courses and one 9 hole course attached to the Okoroire Hotel, provide plenty of variety for the serious or not so serious golfer.

  • Longlands farm - third generation farmer and his attractive wife give lively commentary and sumptuous dining in a garden setting.

  • Firth Tower- Built in 1882 against the possible invasion of Maori tribes but never used as the local chief, Tamihana the 'King Maker' became converted to Christianity. Now a museum complex.

  • Farm stays give you a taste of rural living.

  • Boutiques - specialist shopping at a leisurely pace.

    Experience falling from a plane at 10,000 feet or the unique sensation of gliding along the ranges.

  • Experience falling from a plane at 10,000 feet or the unique sensation of gliding along the ranges.

  • Centennial Drive - a drive/walk through park which encircles the town.

  • Town and Country Safaris - a floral feast of private gardens.

  • Racing - Major training facilities catering for 1000 horses on an all weather track. Country day fun with top stables represented. The home of the O'Sullivans', Shane Dye and other top jockeys and trainers.

Facilities

  • Video Ezy
    (07) 888 5227

  • United Video
    (07) 888 8421

Matamata has several restaurants, including the famous "Ronnies" known throughout the North Island. We also have many bakeries, an Indian Restaurant, Subway, McDonalds and KFC, so all found tastes are catered for.

  • Cafe on Broadway
    (07) 888 6262

  • Longlands Farm & Restaurant
    (07) 888 6588

  • Two Tones
    (07) 888 6223

  • Puff'N Billy Foods Ltd
    (07) 888 2711

  • Workmans
    (07) 888 5498

  • Cafe Vybes
    (07) 888 9103

  • The Horseman
    (07) 888 7600

Transport

  • Information Matamata is agent for InterCity and Newmans, which both service the town.

  • Matamata Passenger Transport 1977 Ltd provides local services.
    (07) 888 8236

  • A shuttle service is available to Auckland and Hamilton Airports.

We have our own taxi service:

  • Kaimai Taxis 07 888 7063

Community

  • Firth Tower Museum
    (07) 888 8369

  • Matamata Club
    (07) 64 7 888 7060

  • Matamata Medical Centre
    (07) 888 7090

  • Matamata Country Lodge Home Hospital & Village
    (07) 888 4090

  • Pohlen Hospital
    (07) 888 8028

Pre-Schools

Matamata's early childhood facilities include:

  • Raungaiti Te Kohanga Reo
    (07) 888 5212

  • Matamata Child Care Centre
    (07) 888 8574

  • Rawhiti Kindergarten
    (07) 888 6173

  • Barnardos New Zealand
    (07) 888 4852

  • Kids Corner
    (07) 888 8574

  • Tower Road Christian Preschool
    (07) 888 6379

  • Mill Crescent Kindergarden
    (07) 888 7459

Primary Schools

There are about a dozen primary schools in the Matamata area. The more central ones include:

  • Firth Primary School
    (07) 888 7396

  • Matamata Christian School
    (07) 888 5444

  • Matamata Primary School
    (07) 888 8566

  • St Joseph's School
    (07) 888 8415

Secondary Schools

The secondary school in Matamata is Matamata College.
(07) 881 9018

Tertiary Schools

The nearest tertiary institutions are:

  • Bay of Plenty Polytechnic
    Tauranga
    (07) 544 0920

  • Tauranga University College
    Tauranga
    (07) 577 0620

  • Waikato University
    (07) 856 2889

  • Waikato Polytechnic
    (07) 834 8888

Sport

Offices Serving this Area

  • Matamata Aero Club
    (07) 888 8011

  • Skydive Waikato
    0508 SKYDIVE

  • Upstairs Health & Fitness Club
    (07) 888 5376

  • Piako Gliding Club
    (07) 888 5972

  • Matamata Sports Centre
    (07) 888 4899

  • Jiu Jitsu Club
    (07) 888 6852

There are many netball, rugby, soccer and other sporting clubs. In fact, if you have a hobby there is sure to be a club organised for it.

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