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    Falcon Brae Villa, 3254 Motueka Valley Highway
    Nelson, Nelson, 7096
    New Zealand
    Falcon Brae Villa, 3254 Motueka Valley Highway Nelson, Nelson, 7096 New Zealand

    Falcon Brae Villa, 3254 Motueka Valley Highway
    Nelson, Nelson, 7096 New Zealand

    • Ged Hay
    • Nadia Hay
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      Other Residential Homes

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    Falcon Brae Villa

    We are proud to present to the market, Falcon Brae Villa, aptly named for the New Zealand falcons that swoop and glide through the skies above. This luxurious and secluded retreat has a commanding presence on a tranquil hilltop in Stanley Brook. With stunning falcon eye views over the surrounding mountains and Motueka River gently meandering below, Falcon Brae Villa offers an opulent oasis difficult to rival. The villa looks out across the Motueka River to the million-acre Kahurangi National Park and Mt. Arthur, which not only provides stunning beauty and tranquillity but also preserves its private setting.

    Indulge in the epitome of luxury with this true masterpiece, meticulously designed with its unparalleled craftsmanship and exquisite attention to detail. This exclusive five-star, off-thegrid, and architectural award-winning property is superbly designed and crafted, and is centrally nestled between three of New Zealand’s most popular national parks.

    The villa design achieves the warmth of traditional, European-inspired lodges in a contemporary Pacific-rim context and resonates the image of the falcon utilising curved elliptical roofs, a feature of this highly bespoke property. The villa has three luxurious suites and a cosy ensuite bunk room. Each suite has its own fireplace, air conditioning, private deck, and floor to ceiling windows that showcase the spectacular views and include their own cocktail bars and a substantial living area in addition to the luxurious bedroom and bathroom.

    The cathedral-like central lounge is showcased by the arched timber ceiling, featuring locally made and sourced acoustic ceilings and panels, welcoming sunken bar, and large stacker doors leading to an expansive deck for indoor/outdoor entertaining.

    Elsewhere in the dwelling a rich tapestry of timber is used including Red Cedar and Oak which provides a warm and inviting ambience. The use of stone throughout the property brings a sense of the surrounding landscape inside with the large stone fire surrounds appearing as works of art in themselves, constructed from local Lee Valley stone.

    The villa is complete with an integrated sound system, chef designer kitchen and butler’s pantry, three sumptuous dining areas, a media theatre, games room/gym and its own helicopter pad. The expansive deck and outdoor spaces overlook the majestic mountain ranges and river vista, featuring a sparkling pool and spa, a secluded hot tub, cosy firepit, and barbeque area for relaxing outdoor dining and entertainment.

    Falcon Brae Villa has 15 kilometres of hiking trails and sits on an expansive 72 hectares in the beautiful hills of Motueka Valley and is currently run as a unique and exclusive luxury accommodation. There is also a beautifully restored circa 1905 Homestead house and gardens included with the property. Remote and private and only minutes away from local towns, wineries, galleries and an hour drive through the picturesque countryside from Nelson airport - or just 15 minutes by helicopter.

    Escape to a lifestyle of luxury, beauty, and exclusivity - Escape to Falcon Brae.

    Private viewings by appointment only.

    Purchasers who are not New Zealand Citizens or Permanent Residents need to take independent and qualified advice about their ability to purchase this property. Under the New Zealand Overseas Investment Act this land is viewed as “sensitive land” and consent by the New Zealand Overseas Investment Office will be required. Further information is obtainable at

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    • Listing Details
      • Property ID
      • MLS#
      • Property type
        Other Residential Homes
      • Marketed By
        New Zealand Sotheby's International Realty
      • Status
      • Listing Price
        Price Upon Request
    • Utilities & Building
      • Year Built
      • Style
      • Lot Size Unit
      • Lot Size
      • cooling
        Zoned air-conditioning
    • Interior
      • Amenities
        Balcony, Breakfast Bar, Deck, Granite Countertops, Guest House, Security System, Spa / Hot Tub, walk-in closet, Gardens, Helipad, Media Room / Home Theater, Staff Quarters, Terrace / Outdoor Space, Washer Included, Dryer Included, Outdoor Pool, 4+ Fireplaces, Solar Power Heating, Wet Bar, Radiant Floor Heating, Butler’s Pantry, Catering Kitchen
      • Fireplace Type
      • Full Bathrooms
      • Bedrooms
    • Additional Features
      • Features
        Lake, Mountain Views, Eco-friendly, River view, Scenic View
      • Construction
        Wood Siding