Hi Neighbours, could you imagine cows floating down the Waikato River?
These cows are floating on Europe's largest port, in another effort to make cattle farming more sustainable. The owners call it the world's first 'floating farm'. It's in Rotterdam and they want it to minimize waste and land use, and also bring food production closer to the city.
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Superbly crafted to optimise a private 1757sqm site, your award-winning residence is a home of intentional design. Set down a long drive and nestled in nature, it backs onto Te Awa o Katapaki gully. Chic modern finishes, beautiful leafy vistas and a magical sense of seclusion create an exceptionally relaxed environment that caters for all generations.
Your sun-loving, light-filled 346sqm retreat of distinction delivers indoor-outdoor living and entertaining in a layout highly suited to your large or extended family. Two families can easily dwell in peace and privacy under one roof. Built by Cambridge Homes, your bespoke home sits on a concrete block base, is double glazed and finely appointed. The design works with, rather than against, the contour of the section and the north-facing aspect means most rooms benefit from solar gain. So much is completed in double or triple-fold, including one kitchen upstairs and one kitchenette downstairs, living, decking and garaging.
The effortless connectivity between internal and external spaces makes your home the perfect entertainer. Spacious kitchen, dining and living areas, all with picturesque outlooks, occupy the top-most level. Your composite stone Hostess kitchen and scullery won't leave you wanting because both are fully fitted for cooking and cleaning.
A series of double bedrooms radiate off the ground floor open plan living area, and it's this wing that makes your home ideal for intergenerational living. From top-to-toe, high-end fittings and furnishings enrich your living environment. Outdoors is no exception. Kids have their own flying fox, playground and park like outlook. They can also adventure in the stream-bordered gully, let off steam on the large flat lawn and collect eggs from the chicken coop.
Looking as impeccable today as it did when awarded silver in the 2012 Waikato Master Builders Home of the Year competition, your home delivers it all, including a top address and north-city School zoning.