This masterwork is the legacy of renowned builder, the late Don Parkes, showcasing high calibre finishes throughout, the two level residence has been intuitively crafted to create an exceptional living environment. A home with pedigree, it comes with a hand-written book meticulously detailing where all the products were sourced. Innovatively styled and built for longevity, everything about this robust dwelling portrays pride of workmanship. The thick interior walls exceed the norm, recycled timbers feature strongly throughout. The kitchen is a modern twist on farm style and is serviced by a large scullery, the use of native timbers throughout this space adds a sense of warmth. The kitchen melds nicely to open plan dining and living spaces that have a relaxed but formal feel. All living areas effortlessly spill out to a convivially outdoor entertaining area, that captures the essence of this property - the awe-inspiring view. Looking out to Lake Rotorua and Mokoia Island, with a smattering of city lights in the evening backdrop, Mount Tarawera stands proud in the background of this picture postcard view. The ground floor encompasses all of the living, along with a separate TV lounge/study, master bedroom with ensuite and walk in wardrobe. Upstairs the generous bedrooms are served by a full family bathroom and TV lounge/study with its own private deck. The piece de resistance is the grounds, immaculately manicured and designed with precision and flair, a heated pool and tennis court - you feel very zen when walking the grounds the sense of calm is overwhelming. For boys with toys the garaging is ample and includes a loft. 414F Dalbeth Road is positioned on approximately 3.8 hectares of grazable land and is a lifestyle to be envied.