During a stroll along the beach and Tutere St south during the week we noticed an interesting but rather derelict house built in 1939 at number 51 and another small but well maintained house from 1940 on the other side a little further down at number 66. So we looked up the valuations, and it was a real surprise:

Both sections are the same size — just under 700 sq metres and the difference in land value is solely because of which side of the street they are on. It couldn’t be claimed that 51 gets a better view from either aspect, but it is beside the beach.

Whoever owns number 51 is paying $6,517 in council rates a year and the impost on number 66 is $3,350.