Open homes: What $1 million can buy you

00:27, May 30 2014
Open Homes: What does a million dollars buy you?
CASHMERE, CHRISTCHURCH: <a href="http://www.trademe.co.nz/property/residential-property-for-sale/auction-725789582.htm" target="_blank">Check it out here.</a>
Open Homes: What does a million dollars buy you?
CASHMERE, CHRISTCHURCH: This modern building was designed by the award-winning Jonty Rout. Plus, pool! A lot of million dollar homes seem to have pools.
Open Homes: What does a million dollars buy you?
CASHMERE, CHRISTCHURCH: Away from the smog and traffic, this four bedroom home is built for entertaining.
Open Homes: What does a million dollars buy you?
FERNHILL, QUEENSTOWN: <a href="http://www.trademe.co.nz/property/residential-property-for-sale/auction-726136232.htm" target="_blank">Check it out here.</a>
Open Homes: What does a million dollars buy you?
FERNHILL, QUEENSTOWN: Including a spa pool, and balconies... plural.
Open Homes: What does a million dollars buy you?
FERNHILL, QUEENSTOWN: This three bedroom modern home features panoramic lake and mountainous views, and plenty of year round sun.
Open Homes: What does a million dollars buy you?
TIMARU, CANTERBURY: And a hot tub! <a href="http://www.trademe.co.nz/property/residential-property-for-sale/auction-643105671.htm" target="_blank">Check it out here.</a>
Open Homes: What does a million dollars buy you?
TIMARU, CANTERBURY: Four bedrooms! Three bathrooms! Six cars (in the six car garage)! A pool! Timaru!
Open Homes: What does a million dollars buy you?
PELORUS SOUNDS, MARLBOROUGH: <a href="http://www.trademe.co.nz/property/residential-property-for-sale/auction-713216393.htm" target="_blank">Check it out here.</a>
Open Homes: What does a million dollars buy you?
PELORUS SOUNDS, MARLBOROUGH: This gigantic resort is currently run as a buisness, with seperate chalets amongst the lush native bush.
Open Homes: What does a million dollars buy you?
TWIZEL, CANTERBURY: <a href="http://www.trademe.co.nz/property/residential-property-for-sale/auction-693420414.htm" target="_blank">Check it out here.</a>
Open Homes: What does a million dollars buy you?
TWIZEL, CANTERBURY: Want to see Mount Cook every morning? Evening too? This four bedroom home should do the trick.
Open Homes: What does a million dollars buy you?
NELSON: <a href="http://www.trademe.co.nz/property/residential-property-for-sale/auction-635118263.htm" target="_blank">Check it out here.</a>
Open Homes: What does a million dollars buy you?
NELSON: No expense has been spared in the construction of this four bedroom home, with glittering views of the Tasman Bay.
Open Homes: What does a million dollars buy you?
KELBURN, WELLINGTON: <a href="http://www.trademe.co.nz/property/residential-property-for-sale/auction-706069532.htm" target="_blank">Check it out here.</a>
Open Homes: What does a million dollars buy you?
KELBURN, WELLINGTON: This five bedroom Kelburn house is right by the cable car, Kelburn Park, the Botanical Gardens, and Victoria University.
Open Homes: What does a million dollars buy you?
CASTLE CLIFF, WANGANUI: <a href="http://www.trademe.co.nz/property/residential-property-for-sale/auction-486535184.htm" target="_blank">Check it out here.</a>
Open Homes: What does a million dollars buy you?
CASTLE CLIFF, WANGANUI: Well almost - you'll probably end up with $100,000 or so in change.
Open Homes: What does a million dollars buy you?
CASTLE CLIFF, WANGANUI: This gigantic modern four bedroom home sits on 4524m of land, with literally million dollar views.
Open Homes: What does a million dollars buy you?
MOUNT EDEN, AUCKLAND: With three bedrooms and a one car garage, <a href="http://www.trademe.co.nz/property/residential-property-for-sale/auction-723771929.htm" target="_blank">check it out here.</a>
Open Homes: What does a million dollars buy you?
MOUNT EDEN, AUCKLAND: Sitting on a 553m2 section, with a private backyard.
Open Homes: What does a million dollars buy you?
MOUNT EDEN, AUCKLAND: Nope, we couldn't find anything in Grey Lynn - but this Mount Eden property is very cute!

It sounds like a lot of moolah, but a $1 million house is rather different depending on which part of the country it happens to be in.

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