Video: Kim Dotcom's multi-million dollar New Zealand mansion is up for sale. Coatesville House, one of New Zealand's "most distinguished and magnificent properties", is expected to sell for upwards of $25 million — and you might recognise it as the property raided by NZ police in 2012. It's owned by the guy behind Chrisco Christmas hampers, and you can take a 360-degree tour on YouTube.
The mansion, according to Domain, took four years to build to its "traditional English" specification, and was rented by Kim Dotcom until the end of last year. It's up for sale bytender by NZ real estate agents Barfoot & Thompson. And you can look around inside to see exactly what luxury Dotcom was living in. Thinking of buying? Here's what you get.
The well-known English-style country estate just out of Auckland is a stunning display of architecture, lavish in scope and luxurious in detail. Prospective buyers have the option to either enjoy this luxury home and all its grounds or benefiting from the rewards offered by the property's subdivision opportunity. This one-of-a-kind home is grand in every way, from its commanding entrance to its most private living spaces, while the grounds provide for never-ending views, activities and considerable future development potential. The four-level mansion was designed by renowned architectural designer Greg Noble and masterfully constructed over four years, becoming notable as one of the country's grandest and most expensive property builds of its time.
- 2,375m² eclectic masterpiece home is built with the finest materials sourced locally and from around the world incorporating; - Chandeliers and floors from Italy - Roof tiles & stone from China and India - Balustrades from France - Walk-in wardrobe was made in Rome
- 22.635 hectares of land includes a private, manicured parkland with sculptures, native plantings, vineyard, and even a lake and boathouse
- Potential for subdivision under the Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan
- 30 minutes drive from Auckland's CBD
Now it's your chance to secure possibly New Zealand's finest property - and to invest in its exciting future!
Produced by Precog Studio, the 360-degree video gives you a look through the house and its surrounds — the same surrounds that police roared through to arrest Dotcom and seize all his property. Here's footage of that memorable raid, produced by none other than the man himself.