Fantastic Home in Matei at the Right Price

This home tenderly built by the owner and designed with exceptional views.

This turnkey fully furnished property has direct access to the beach and consists of a beautiful main home .

The home has 24 hour mains electricity supply, internet, phone and close to the Matei airport, shops and restaurants.

The property has plenty of room to expand on 1 and a quarter acres.

The  Home consists of

– two bedrooms
– 2 baths
– solid concrete construction (2009)
– tiled throughout
– solid hardwood tongue and groove ceilings
– laundry room
– large wrap around deck (1000 sq. feet)
– high ceilings to take advantage of the breezes

In addition this property comes with a 10 KVA Lister Generator for power backup, work shop,  town water with additional 7500 litre water tanks .

Asking Only $675,000.00 US Dollars

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The Bali House

Bali houses have long been a favoured architectural style for tropical settings and at Taveuni Estates, the owners of a rare Balinese home in the area have listed the ocean view property for a generous USD $200,000.

“This Balinese-style residence has two baths and was designed to complement its natural surroundings,” said realtor Stephen Noble, of Noble Realty. Perched on a hill with expansive ocean views, the property is solar powered and includes a swimming pool, furniture, appliances, outdoor showers and backup generator. Noble said lofty ceilings with Fijian hardwood rafters and handcrafted rattan insets added a vernacular ambience to the house.

“Folding doors open to connect indoor and outdoor living spaces that invite cool breezes and provide unrestricted ocean views. The handcrafted entry doors open into a spacious foyer and an open-plan interior, featuring polished hardwood floors throughout.

“The living and dining areas are comfortably furnished and take advantage of sweeping ocean and sunset views. The kitchen is fully equipped with refrigerator, gas oven, range and microwave.” Each of the two master suites offer en suite bathrooms and private, outdoor showers. “This vacation home is offered fully furnished, complete with linen and cookware.”

The property is nestled atop an acre of Freehold, with an infinity-style pool detached bure, and gardens on a hillside above the island’s main coastal road. Noble added that the house had 180-degree views to the North, West and South, across the Somosomo Strait, towards the neighbouring island of Vanua Levu, Fiji’s second largest island.

“From the house, the coastal road leads North, about a kilometre to the Taveuni Dive Resort, which residents of Taveuni Estates have access to. Fresh water and garbage collection are also provided by the management of Taveuni Estates, while electricity is solar generated, with an onsite back-up generator and homeowner association rates also offered.”

Known as the garden island of Fiji, Taveuni has long been a favourite a hub of villas and resort homes, many of them nestled on Freehold, waterfront and put on the letting market or used as holiday retreats by their owners. Noble Realty has operated in the area for over a decade, listing properties on the island and in nearby Savusavu and the neighbouring island of Qamea.

 

“Vale Lujuah” An Extraordinary 1.1 Acre Ocean and Mountain View lot complete with Custom House Plans FJ$35,000

Bula and Aloha! 

The owners of this breathtaking 1.1 acre parcel of land are an American couple based in Hawaii. They purchased this lot in 2009 for US$110,000 and are now selling their land and a complete set of house plans for “Vale Lujuah” for only FJ$35,000. 

They owned a high-end residential construction company for many years and carefully selected this lot above all others for a variety of reasons. 

With an altitude of approx. 800 feet, the temperature is a bit cooler and therefore enjoys more trade winds than many other parcels. It’s located on the slopes of Mount Uluiqalau, the island’s highest point at over 4000 feet and this lot has breathtaking mountain views of the lush green jungle. This parcel also has extraordinary unobstructed panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean and of the light blue waters that surround the outer islands over the Somosomo Straights. 

 

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The owners spent close to 2 years and considerable expense on researching and designing a beautiful 2 bedroom easy to build and easy to care for tropical home along with a guest house. They retained the services of a well-known residential home designer named Dip Narayan who is based in Suva and flew him over to Taveuni Estates to assist in figuring out the best placement for the home and guest house in order to take advantage of the awesome views and cooling trade winds. 

The 19-page set of house plans are comprehensive and complete and ready to build which will save you time, money and months of stress. The plans can also be easily modified should you choose. 

 

 

They are up to date with all yearly rates and the water lines were installed by Taveuni Estates in 2010.  

The quality of the soil is rich and outstanding for farming of all kinds. The lot was cleared in 2010 and dozens of large trees that once obstructed the views were dug out and removed. The owners along with a number of people in the local village were hired and together worked for weeks planting one of the largest organic fruit and vegetable gardens at Taveuni Estates. No pesticides were ever sprayed on the land and each week after they harvested the crops, large amounts of produce was gifted to the local families who lovingly tended the garden.  

On the lower portion of the lot, 84 dwarf palm trees with various colored nuts were strategically planted. Dwarf palms were selected as not to obstruct the view of their future home or guest house or the views of their neighbors.  

A bounty of tropical fruit trees and fruiting vines including passionate fruit, papaya and 3 bananas groves along with over 20 multi-colored fragrant plumeria trees and a cutting garden filled with bright red gingers and yellow and orange Heleconia flowers were also planted. 

 

 

This beautiful lush tropical garden is currently hidden under the overgrowth but will reveal itself in its full glory once the lot is partially cleared.

Colorful red and blue parrots and other exotic songbirds along with multicolored butterflies frequent this remarkable property too.

“Vale Lujuah” is a very special parcel of land and an excellent value at only FJ$35,000 including the complete house plans

 

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Audrey’s Place Listed

Audrey’s Place Listed

The late Audrey Brown was a prolific, long-time Taveuni resident whose servings of home-made cakes, coffee and chocolate on a veranda overlooking the sea became a customary stop for visitors to the garden island.

Some four years after her death, the American’s large picturesque property has been listed on the market by Noble Realty, with an asking price of USD $555,000.

Alongside an adjoining title, the 3-acre lot fronts a stretch of white, sandy beach with sweeping views of the sea from its perch at Matei, the main centre of Taveuni, Fiji’s third largest island.

And encompassing a total 6.75 acres of land, the property is the largest one for sale in the Matei area.

“ This is one of Taveuni’s classic properties and it includes an additional adjacent parcel of over 3.5 acres that would be perfect for further developments- either residential or commercial,” added agent, Stephen Noble.

The single-bedroom house retains an intimate charm and features a large living room, dining area, an expansive kitchen and bathroom, with large bay windows and situated near the main highway of Matei.

“Construction if of the highest quality and built throughout with the finest timber, including native vesi and dakua. The house has hardwood floors and raised, peak wood-lined ceilings, with spacious decks that are spread along the front of the house.

“Another great feature is that all rooms offer spectacular, unobstructed ocean views. The property is close to Taveuni’s airfield, five-star resorts, and shopping.

“You can easily look out to the ocean and enjoy the peace of island life that this home can offer, and live in paradise while having ample space for future expansions or business opportunities. We encourage interested buyers to take advantage of the selling price, which includes all home furnishings, appliances and more,” Noble added.

These appliances include cooking kitchen utilities, beds and linen, lounge pieces and outdoor furniture.

As a mecca for Freehold, lots in Taveuni have long drawn the permanent residency of foreigners who have buckled down for a quiet life on the island renowned for its gardens and waterfalls.

Most of the island’s oceanfront and resort lots are listed by Noble Realty and have recently included the waterfront-home of Sere ni Ika (Song of the Fish), the Coconut Grove Resort and estates at Soqulu.

Other nearby listings from mainland Vanua Levu include the 5-acre Raintree Estates in Savusavu and a 12-acre oceanfront lot at Buca Bay.

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Audrey Brown’s Matei Home on Two Titles 6.75 Acres Now Under Contract

 

New on the market is one of Taveuni’s most sought after properties located in the heart of Matei. The previous owner was the island’s famous Audrey Brown who specialized in serving cakes and coffee on the deck of her home overlooking the sea.  A visit to this home was considered a ‘must do’ for visitors as recommended by Lonely Planet.

Situated on a 3-acre lot fronting a white sandy beach, this marvelous property also includes an additional adjacent parcel of 3.5+ acres perfect for further development either residential or commercial.  With a total of 6.75 acres of land this is the biggest property for sale in the Matei area.

This lovely one-bedroom home reflects intimate luxury and features a large living room, dining area, spacious kitchen, and a wonderful bathroom.  Construction is of the highest quality and built throughout with the finest timber,including Vesi and Dakua comprising of hardwood floors and rising peaked wood lined ceilings. Spacious decks spread along the front of the house.  Another great feature is that all rooms offer spectacular unobstructed ocean views.

The property is close to Taveuni’s airfield, five-star resorts, and shopping.

Look out to the ocean and enjoy the peace of island life that this home can offer.  Here’s your chance to live in paradise while having ample space for future expansion and business opportunities.  We encourage you to take advantage of an excellent asking price of only USD$555,000 including all appliances, home furnishing, and more.

Feel free to contact us for more information.

 

 

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Asking $555,000.00 US

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Amalgamated Double Lot for Sale on Taveuni Estates

Just listed this exclusive two lot amalgamated property consists of two full freehold acres on Taveuni Estates. Fantastic unobstructed views facing west of the Somosomo Straits makes this large exclusive property an ideal building lot. Located in Unit 2A on the Taveuni Estates Master Plan this double lot wont last long.

$75,000.00 Fiji

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12 Acres Ocean Front, Buca Bay, Vanua Levu

This is an opportunity to own your own residential 12 acre ocean front property. Located in Buca Bay this property offers a fantastic building site overlooking the ocean. With privacy galore the biggest attraction is the road access. Just over an hour to Savusavu and you are home to some of the best restaurants and shopping anywhere in Fiji.

The property is also a few minutes drive from the Natuvu Creek Mission dental and medical center, plus ferry services to and from Taveuni operating out of Buca Bay.

Local resort attractions include The Remote Resort and Sau Bay Retreat, and a host of fantastic dive sites just on the doorstep.

Asking $200,000.00 US

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Sere-ni-ika

A beautiful beachfront home in Taveuni, built in 1992, Sere-ni-ika offers all of the advantages of modern living while maintaining the flavor of the Fiji island lifestyle.

Key Features

Turnkey Property
3 Bathrooms
Ocean Front
Furnished
Appliances
Solar Power
Generator Backup
Laundry Room
Caretaker Accommodation
Garden
Ocean View

Offered fully furnished, this turnkey property comfortably accommodates six in its three bedrooms and two bathrooms. Wood floors and high ceilings predominate throughout the free flowing floor plan. The fully equipped kitchen answers any culinary challenge with its tile counter-tops, pass through, ocean views, and convenient preparation island. And you can entertain until the wee hours with a full generator hook-up, gas powered appliances, public water supply, and solar powered hot water and lighting systems.

The property includes a caretakers home and comes with a garage and three kayaks. It is on freehold land. It has proven rental appeal so it can generate income for you while you are away.

Asking Price: US$400,000
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Unit 2A Lot 4 on the Main Road Taveuni Estates

Just Listed and now Under Contract Unit 2A on the main road on Taveuni Estates. Close to the new resort and other facilities. This property did’nt last long as it was quickly bought up. With the potential of future hydro power the main road was always in high demand.

 

 

Fantastic Viani Bay 5 Acres

Viani Bay 5 Acres

 

Am Surprised this property is still on the market. One of the best  properties I have.

This exclusive Listing by Noble Realty is a one of a kind ocean front location on the World Renowned Viani Bay. Just 5 acres but big enough for any adventure you like. The property has a white sandy beach along with accessibility of water. The property is very flat in the front and rises gradually at the back.

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Taveuni Estates

Renowned for its captivating flora and fauna, Taveuni Estates continues to draw stellar interest from property buyers wanting a slice of Fiji’s Garden Island.

Much of Taveuni’s coveted oceanfront and resort lots are listed by Noble Realty, which facilitated a large number of properties late last year, when an amendment to the Land Act in 2014 sped up the sale of vacant foreign-owned lots whose proprietors did not construct dwellings within a 2-year deadline.

A considerable number of these lots were listed at reduced values to meet the December 31 deadline and avoid hefty fines for their foreign owners.

“We sold 68 listed properties for foreign owners and the majority of buyers have been locals,” Noble said.

Buying interest, continues to thrive, with a single acre, ocean-front lot (Lot No.7) back on the Taveuni market at an asking price of US$100,000.

The property encompasses a gentle slope with easy access to the sea, along Soqulu, one of the most stunning coastlines on the Garden Island.

“For those who haven’t grabbed a lot of Taveuni Estates, now is the time to do it.”

New listings include Lot 65 of Unit 1, and measures close to an acre, with a generous panorama over the sea and selling at an even more generous sum of FJ $30,000.

“It’s on a quiet dead end with lots of privacy and has fantastic views that go on forever,” Noble said, adding that Taveuni Estates continued to be a popular choice for investors.

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Renovated Coastal Homes Back On The Market In Matei

 

Key Features:

1 acre freehold
Two separate buildings
Mains water supply
Room for expansion
Potential backpacker accommodation business
Excellent development potential

Thank you so much Stephen for making my dream of owning a house on Taveuni come true.  Stephen was a pleasure to work with and always followed up to make sure the job got done.  Without him I would have never felt comfortable buying real estate in Fiji.  I would highly recommend Stephen to anyone else looking for a home here on Taveuni.

Jay Gural (Buyer)

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Ocean Beach Front Resort in Matei Taveuni

 

Coconut Grove a cozy intimate Beach Front Resort is in the most sought after area on Taveuni Island. Winner of 17 Trip Advisor awards, currently #2 on Trip Advisor Taveuni and featured in the New York Times bestseller “1000 Places to see Before You Die”, Coconut Grove Beachfront Cottages is the perfect business for a couple looking to trade in the rat race & change the pace of their lives. This absolute ocean front sandy white beach property consisting of 3 separate private (Bures) cottages, plus owners flat and maid’s quarters  has been in operation for over 23 years. Owner operated this property is in the heart of Matei consisting of two separate one half acre lots and gives flexibility to the new owner to expand this famous resort. The resort sits on one of the lots where the other is vacant for your expansion. And with the newly purchased ½ acre of beachfront (100 feet of beach) next door, new owners will have the opportunity to add 3-5 more cottages, potentially doubling or tripling their income. Alternatively, a private home could be built. This could be rented out at $1500-2000 U.S. a day. Or better yet, keep it for yourselves (if you deserve it!). Each of the cottages are standalone units with private bathrooms and outdoor showers. Coconut Grove is centrally located near restaurants, markets and other shops. The resort is turnkey and comes fully furnished and ready for the new owner. This property boasts one of the finest restaurants on Taveuni where the locals can go for a glass of wine and a fine meal. Other features of this fine property are fantastic water sports at your beckon call including great snorkeling just off the beach. The staff consists of 7 inside workers who run the resort & 5 outside workers who keep things going on the property. All of the staff has been with us for many years & are committed to the future success of Coconut Grove . They are the heart & soul of this resort.

The resort includes.

  • Ocean View
  • Ocean Waterfront
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Furnished
  • Appliances
  • Pet Friendly
  • Maid’s Quarters
  • Maid’s Bathroom
  • Laundry Room
  • Patio
  • Cable TV
  • There Is A Lovely Snorkeling Reef Just 10 Minutes From The Beach By Kayak.
  • We Have 3 Kayaks Down On The Beach To Take You Out There.
  • Chaise Lounges Are Located On Your Private Verandah & Down On The Beach.
  • 3 Hammocks To Snooze In.
  • 2 Bicycles For Sightseeing
  • 4 Professionally Trained Massage Therapists
  • 1 Dog & 1 Cat For Petting & Attention
  • The Resort Consists Of:
  • 3 Stand Alone Beachfront Cottages
  • 1 Beach Cottage For Massages And Candlelight Dinner
  • The Main Building Which Includes 2 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, The Gift Shop, Kitchen & Oceanfront Restaurant
  • Power Plant Including:
  • 2 Of 13.9 Kv Lister Generators
  • 2 Outback Invertors
  • 16 Deep Cycle Sealed Gel Batteries
  • 4 Solar Panels
  • Toyota Prado Automobile With 200,000 K
  • Golf Cart For Short Runs
  • The Property Comes Fully Furnished

 

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Amazing Water Front Lot on Taveuni Estates Coastal Lot 7

This is an opportunity to own a beautiful water front property on Taveuni Estates. Back on the market as the owner is anxious to sell. Property is gently rolling and easy to build on. Take a little step into your personal swimming pool.

Please enjoy the video attached. Property is on the right hand side of your viewing screen. The land is vacant.

Price is only $100,000.00 US dollars

Income Property In the Heart of Taveuni

The home has 4 separate Rental Units each with 1 bedroom, kitchen and bath. The property also has a storage room and garage. The main house has 3 bedrooms and 1 bath.

Directly across from the Garden Island Resort in Taveuni makes this property a choice location for future commercial projects. Plenty of room to expand.One thousand two hundred SQ meters

Asking $500,000.00 Fiji negotiable

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Sold Unit 4 Lot 40 Taveuni Estates

Real estate agents and valuers have been urged to work with the Fijian Government in creating affordable housing for average and low-income earners.

His Excellency the President Major-General (Ret’d) Jioji Konrote made the remarks this morning at the opening of the 7th Fiji Institute of Valuation and Estate Management (FIVEM) 2016 Conference at the Pearl Resort in Pacific Harbour.

President Konrote said with the increasing property prices in the last five years, Fiji’s property market particularly in the Suva-Nausori corridor was becoming saturated and needed a concerted effort from all stakeholders in addressing the situation.

“In Fiji’s context, we are increasingly becoming an urban society with most, if not all, our urban centres facing similar pressures as many other growing municipalities around the world. This is particularly important because our urban population is projected to increase from 51 per cent to 60 per cent of our total population by 2030,” President Konrote said.

“Whilst the National Housing Policy has been drafted to create a framework with a vision to provide ‘affordable and decent housing for all’, the pressure on issues of market saturation and polarisation of house prices is an equally real and imminent threat to socio-economic cohesion and prosperity that needs to be dealt with holistically.”

The President highlighted that legislations were introduced recently to protect township boundaries “in order to stabilise the land and properties market to avoid creating a housing bubble that would threaten our small, but growing, economy”.

“Government introduced the Land Use Decree that established the Land Bank as a means to maximise the use of idle and underproductive land for economic purposes.”

“The landowners win by having their lands assessed at market value. They also receive 100 percent of the lease money. The tenants win by having the security of tenure that could last as long as 99 years. This means that more than one generation can invest in the land. The whole nation wins when our two key stakeholders – the landowners and tenants are both satisfied,” President Konrote added.

Close to 60 real estate agents, valuers, property developers, estate managers, government reps, financial institutions were part of the conference.

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Over 101 Properties Sold or Under Contract by Noble Realty on Taveuni and Surrounding Areas

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A quick update as Lots on Taveuni Estates have been selling fast as there are still some nice properties still available. Because of the New Land Law expats are selling quickly to avoid the penalties that come with not building in two years. Please contact us if you are ready to come to Taveuni and build your dream home on our beautiful island. Locals are exempt.

Modern New Home With Great Views In Taveuni Estates

Beautiful home overlooking nearby islands. In a wonderful community with nearby access to the golf course, and the local dive resort. Must see property with solar and low annual association fee. This is a fantastic designer home built to unbelievable standard on Taveuni Estates. With breath-taking views this South Pacific home gives you a real taste of paradise. Master crafted by a professional this home which comes with all the furnishings. Paved road access, water, solar, batteries and generator included.  Expansive living space plus two bedrooms and two bathrooms. Excellent neighbors make this a desirable location. Additional features include storage area on the 2nd floor in the garage, also a loft area that can be used for future living space in the main house. Included with this home is a guest house foundation which has been installed for future expansion. Inside the home each of the two bedrooms is complimented by a showers  inside and a shower outside. This beautiful home also has large exterior patios for those special sunsets you don’t want to miss.

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1 Acre Freehold, Matei, Taveuni Now Under Contract

Just on the market this beautiful 1 acre freehold lot – an excellent building site.

Matei has proved to be a popular location for buyers and previous listings in this area have sold pretty quickly – enquire now to avoid disappointment.

 

Asking Price: US  $32,500.00
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Tagimaucia House: Turnkey Home 2 Acres and Majestic Ocean Views, Taveuni Estates

At an elevation of 900 feet within Taveuni Estates Development, Tagimaucia is set on two acres of tropical gardens and manicured lawns, with panoramic views of the Somosomo Straits, the Rainbow Reefs, Vanua Levu and surrounding islands. This five year old, 410 sq. metre home, built from concrete and locally sourced native Fijian hardwoods (Mahogany/Vesi etc.) from sustainable forests, is one of the premium properties on Taveuni.

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Residential Freehold Lot with Ocean Views, Matei

Fantastic opportunity to own a piece of property in Matei. Originally owned by the famous Audrey Brown who subdivided some of her beautiful property into residential lots. These lots have all been sold and built on except lot #6 which is now currently being sold by its owners. The lot is flat and offers unobstructed ocean views. This won’t last long Please enquire.