You’d like to move to Timaru, NZ and buy some real estate, but you don’t know enough about the area yet? Well read on!

Brief History
The city has been built upon rolling hills which were left by the lava flows of Mt Horrible – the now extinct volcano of Timaru. In the twentieth century building developments included mostly wooden colonial style bungalows, however a number of ‘bluestone’ (solidified lava) buildings were erected as well.

Commercial
Being one of the major ports in the South Island of New Zealand servicing the area’s exports, Timaru provides many commercial opportunities in manufacturing along with distribution of meat, dairy and agricultural produce. Perhaps this is your opportunity to buy some commercial real estate and contribute to the bustling commercial industry of Timaru?

Residential
Or perhaps you are looking to buy real estate with an ocean view? There are a number of residential areas in Timaru which provide views overlooking one of the world’s largest man-made harbours, along with the popular recreational area of Caroline Bay.

Holiday
Along with the many water related activities accessible in and around Timaru, there are also several ski areas in close driving proximity, which makes for a convenient location for those who love the snow. This also means that from many of the city’s residential areas that you will have stunning views of the snow capped Mountains. This could be your opportunity to buy holiday real estate!

Attractions
Along with the natural attractions of Timaru there is also a vibrant social scene which is provided by the restaurants and cafes linking the bay to the main shopping area. There are also the smaller surrounding towns of Geraldine, Temuka and Pleasant Point which offer variety to both residents and visitors of Timaru.

So whether you are looking for a spacious townhouse, holiday bach or a farm house, Timaru NZ, offers plenty of opportunity to buy the real estate you are looking for.

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