The Arrowtown office services the Arrowtown village and surrounding rural areas of the Queenstown Lakes District, with a focus on residential, rural and lifestyle properties. The small team is made up of real estate professionals with extensive networks and industry knowledge who are all committed to providing clients with exceptional service and outstanding results. At New Zealand Sotheby's International Realty we pride ourselves on understanding the discerning needs of our purchasers and sellers.
Arrowtown Random Fact No.1
The discoverer of gold in the Arrow river was a shepherd named Jack Tewa or Maori Jack. He also won the Royal Humane medal for saving a man from drowning in Lake Wakatipu.
Arrowtown Random Fact No.2
There has been a fire station on the current site since 1890. The hand drawn hose reel was used until the 1940’s.
Arrowtown Random Fact No.3
The Chinese Settlement was established in 1867-8 and was in existence until the mid 1930’s. The site underwent an archaeological excavation in 1984.
Arrowtown Random Fact No.4
Arrowtown has one of the best preserved collection of goldfields heritage buildings in New Zealand.
Arrowtown Random Fact No.5
Arrowtown was originally known as Fox’s. named after William Fox an early gold discoverer. Then it was known as The Arrow and later Arrowtown.
Arrowtown Random Fact No.6
There are two theories as to why the town is named Arrowtown. One is that the river behind the town flows swiftly like an arrow.