Welcome to First National Cromwell

We are locally owned and the longest operating real estate office in Cromwell. Our company has a reputation of hard working, knowledgeable sales consultants supported by an efficient administration team. We are available seven days a week to provide our clients with outstanding service.

Our team is experienced, successful and proven in selling properties since 1987. First National Cromwell has a highly respected profile with a large client base of satisfied vendors and potential buyers.
Our point of difference is that we work together as a team supporting each other and our clients.

We enjoy a very high profile, air conditioned and spacious office with plenty of window display, along with our own customer car parks. We are affiliated to the First National Network with offices linked Nationwide and in Australia.

You will find our Salespeople enthusiastic and friendly when it comes to achieving your desired Real Estate needs.


Jeanine Ellis, Principal/Licensee and Salesperson, is local and passionate, enjoys getting out and about in Cromwell and particularly enjoys the outdoor pursuits Central Otago offers. She is making a mark, setting standards and enjoying being a big part of Cromwell and Central Otago. Working with people to achieve outstanding results is the strength Jeanine consistently brings to real estate.

 “We all work with property; I work with people” - Jeanine Ellis
Owen Joyce, through excellent communication skills, has built many long-term client relationships which consistently provide him with repeat business and referrals. Honesty, skilful negotiating, and knowing when to listen, are some of his key attributes that have enabled him to continually achieve high performance awards.
If you’re looking for a trusted Real Estate consultant offering an uncomplicated approach to your Real Estate requirements, with a thorough understanding of the sales process, then contact Owen today.
Hilary Seagrave – has earned the reputation of being a reliable, honest, tenacious and personable agent and has the expertise to assist her clients in realising all their real estate goals.  She has an outstanding work ethic and a great ability to listen to her buyers and seller’s needs.

After running successful businesses in Dunedin and holidaying with her family for many years in Central it was always Hilary’s dream to live and work in the place where she most feels at home.
Having worked with people from all walks of life, Hilary can easily adapt to any situation, turning what may seem a daunting endeavour into an enjoyable and exciting experience.

Hilary’s goals are always aligned with her client’s needs and wants and she will work tirelessly until those expectations are met.

Carl McNulty, is passionate about the industry of property and the people behind it. He has the knowledge with the ‘behind the scenes’ action with a Bachelor of Property from the University of Auckland and experience as both a vendor and purchaser to understand what service all is about - you.

Carl thinks big, ‘gets it’ and is particular about the details, ensuring your property experience is clear, transparent and rewarding.
Henry van der Velden, Sales Consultant & Auctioneer- When it comes to having local knowledge after 32 years in the industry selling Residential, Commercial, Industrial, Businesses, Rural, Horticulture blocks and Viticulture blocks, Henry can advise you on all the aspects of buying and selling. 

Cromwell has seen some changes on the back of Viticulture and Horticulture developments, along with expansion of residential and industrial development. Cromwell has grown from a small countryside town to a diverse community in its people, business and industries. This has culminated in giving Cromwell the drive to grow further into the future with confidence.  Henry has been the past president of the Central Lakes REINZ Sub Committee as well as currently being an associate of the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand. Henry also has a board position as well as ownership of private and corporate property development companies.
Should you require my assistance with your property please call me.
Pam van der Velden, you can put your trust in me. People come and go in this industry, but when you’ve been in sales & marketing for as long as I have, you accumulate credibility. I have been involved in the Cromwell Real Estate market since April 1987 and it’s been a rewarding experience meeting and assisting families into this vibrant, go ahead town.

Most of my business comes from referrals and repeat clients, because I take care of people and their most valuable assets and have done this for the past 32 years here in Cromwell.
It is my job, and pleasure, to assist you with your real estate needs, to maximize your return and to guide you into the next adventure life brings. When you are ready to engage a fully qualified real estate salesperson call me Pam.

Latest Listings

  • 3 Bed
  • 2 Bath

1 Malay Court, Cromwell NZ

Deadline Sale


Great start for those looking for a low maintenance, sun filled home with an excellent floor plan. Add a good sized, private outdoor living area that flows seamlessly from the open plan living areas. Immaculately presented home plus large carport, offering storage facilities and internal access. Be quick to secure this quality build, easy care home, ideal for professionals, first home buyers or those looking for an investment property. Sale by Deadline closing 29th October 2019 at 4pm (prior offers considered) CF4811 1 MALAY COURT, CROMWELL

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  • 3 Bed
  • 1 Bath
  • 2 Car

27 Antimony Crescent, Cromwell NZ

Deadline Sale


Come and view this very tidy three bedroom classic home. Easy open plan living with updated kitchen and bathroom, keeping cosy and warm with Woodsman fire plus heatpump. Built on the 672sqm site for sun and space with established gardens and fully fenced for privacy. Great location along one of Cromwell's greenways plus bonus of 2 car garaging. Fabulous entry into the Cromwell market. Much loved home is a must view! Sale by Deadline closing 21st October 2019 at 4pm (prior offers considered) CF4813 27 ANTIMONY CRESCENT

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  • 4 Bed
  • 2 Bath
  • 2 Car

11 Olds Crescent, Cromwell NZ



Situated in a popular subdivision and quietly nestled on a 792sqm section, this 8 year old 249sqm home boasts the following features: -4 Bedrooms, master with ensuite & walk in robe -Open kitchen / living -Separate lounge -Internal courtyard with shade sail, accessed from master bedroom, lounge & living area -Diesel radiators throughout the home -Ducted heatpump used for cooling -Surround sound system -Double garage with internal access -Garden / storage shed -Off street parking -Bordering greenway If you're looking for a spacious family home offering privacy and comfort then this is a "must view". Open Home Saturdays at 3pm. CF4812 11 OLDS CRESCENT, CROMWELL

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  • 4 Bed
  • 2 Bath
  • 2 Car

8 Stowell Drive, Cromwell NZ

By Negotiation


Built as a show home this spacious four bedroom home is packed with features that are sure to stop you in your tracks. An exceptional home layout boasting easy open plan light filled living. All living areas flow effortlessly to the outdoor entertainment area and encourage formal and informal entertaining. Master bedroom complete with walk-in robe and ensuite. Three more double bedrooms to suit all your accommodation needs. For keen entertainers, professionals, couples and families this home fulfills every ones needs. Why build, move in now. CF4810 8 Stowell Drive, Cromwell

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