About Sophie Sheild-Barrett
Giving freely of her time to establish a solid connection with clients is something fundamental to Sophie Sheild-Barrett, who feels it is vital to the successful conclusion of all real estate business. After nearly a decade in the real estate industry, she knows that developing trust through a strong working relationship with her vendors is essential for a successful outcome. In-depth communication with her clients provides Sophie with a thorough understanding of their needs, wants and expectations which in turn allows her to create tailor-made marketing campaigns, or promote property, best suited to their needs. Detail-oriented, proactive and considered, she is able to develop a strategy that is unique for each of her clients. As her client’s strongest advocate, she wants them to feel protected, educated and in control throughout the entire process, and she believes that if they have a better understanding, it can lessen the stress that selling and buying property can create. Repeat clients, as well as numerous referrals, are testament to Sophie’s exceptional work ethic, integrity, commitment and dedication, as well as her determination to achieve the best result possible. Sophie’s in-depth knowledge of Hawke’s Bay was cultivated by raising her own family of three boys here, providing her with insight into the changing needs of families throughout their different life stages. When not helping clients achieve their property goals, Sophie can be found out and about with family and friends, walking her two dogs and experiencing all the great things Hawke’s Bay has to offer.
This stunning character family home, located in the peaceful oasis of Clive, is now on the market as the owners embark on their next adventure. The well-maintained home boasts thoughtful renovations and tasteful decor, all set amidst a beautifully landscaped garden.
The heart of the home is the inviting white living room, which is part of the original building, while the second living space, added 30 years ago, has been thoughtfully finished to maintain the home's authenticity. With two separate living areas, there is plenty of space for everyone.
The spacious open-plan kitchen includes a large centre island and ample storage, with the addition of a deck that wraps around the home, creating a seamless flow from indoors to outdoors. The white room is heated by a wood burner, while a ducted heat pump system heats three of the four bedrooms. Additional heating features include a single heat pump in the main living room and a DVS system. Insulation in the ceiling and underfloor ensures the home is warm and cosy in winter.
The beautifully landscaped garden has been exceptionally well planned and highlights various areas to relax and entertain. The outdoor space is complete with a pool, spa, outdoor fire, and seating area, providing a picturesque spot for family and friends to unwind and enjoy.
The property offers plenty of off-street parking, with a double garage and space to park a boat or caravan. Located within walking distance of Clive and close to local shops and a primary school, the property is conveniently situated between Napier, Hastings and Havelock North.
Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity to make this quintessential villa your own.