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Wellington City property guide

Buying a house in Wellington City

Wellington is New Zealand’s capital city and culture capital, packing universities, parliament, museums, breweries, restaurants and shopping into the space between the beaches and hillsides. The strong demand for housing has supported the price of houses for sale in Wellington City. For those looking for a property for sale in Wellington, there’s a diverse range of property on the market from heritage timber cottages to luxury penthouse apartments.

Wellington regional guide

C7 Oriental Bay

Oriental Bay

A luxurious hub just minutes from Wellington CBD, Oriental Bay is home to Oriental Bay Beach, an array of restaurants and showcase residences. Many historic houses and modern apartments line the road and the hills that face the bay, providing magnificent water views out to the city and beyond.

C7 Roseneath


Nestled into the hillside of Mount Victoria, Roseneath is a beautiful residential suburb enriched with history. Homes here enjoy stunning views of Wellington harbour, the Miramar Peninsula and Matiu Island. Roseneath homes for sale include apartments, renovated historic villas and multi-storey houses. 

C7 Kelburn


Perched on the hills of Wellington City, Kelburn is one of Wellington’s oldest suburbs and therefore home to many premium properties. Timber villas sit beside renovated homes and new townhouses and apartments. Being only 5 minutes from the CBD, it’s handy for professionals and yet still a quiet suburb. 

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The New Zealand Sotheby's International Realty team is skilled at navigating the complex negotiation process of buying or selling your property. If you are ready to buy property in Wellington City, contact any of our Wellington real estate offices to connect with an agent who can find the perfect property to match your lifestyle.