Welcome to First National Cromwell

We are the only locally owned and operated real estate firm in Cromwell. Our company has a reputation of hard working, knowledgeable sales people supported by an efficient administration team. We are open 7 days a week to provide our clients with the best service.

Our team is experienced, successful and proven in selling properties since 1987. Our company 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.

We trust you will find our friendly Salespeople enthusiastic and competent when it comes to achieving your desired Real Estate needs.


Jeanine Ellis is local and passionate, she enjoys getting out and about in Cromwell and particularly enjoys the outdoor pursuits Central Otago offers. Deciding on a career in real estate was a natural progression after a long career in auditing and farming. She is making a mark, setting standards and enjoying being a big part of Cromwell and Central Otago. “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, skillful 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 - ensures that the sales process is all about you. An exceptional, intuitive instinct for finding out what matters most to people, she makes sure you achieve the result that you want. With a wealth of experience selling residential and commercial real estate in Auckland and Christchurch, her marketing and negotiation skills are well honed. Her friendly and approachable manner, coupled with dedication and hard work, ensures a great working relationship. A consistent high-achiever, her outstanding levels of success and her ability to work successfully with vendors and buyers across the entire demographic spectrum have all contributed to her exceptional reputation.

Henry van der Velden is a partner in the Company and is an associate of the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand. He has also served as past president on the Central Lakes Sub District Committee. He is a licensed Auctioneer, a valuable team member and mentor to our new Salespeople.

Pam van der Velden is the Principal/Licensee of the company and Real Estate is in her blood so to speak. Pam loves being involved in real estate and gets great satisfaction from helping people move onto the next stage of their lives and achieving their dreams. Find out about our Rural and Viticulture options.

When making contact please ask for your Personal Sales Agent.

Latest Listings

  • 1 Bed
  • 1 Bath

53 Melmore Terrace, Cromwell NZ

Deadline Sale


Prime site with subdividable potential. Views of the lake. One minute walk to lake edge. Short walk to "Old Cromwell" heritage precinct for your morning coffee or evening meal. Rare is an understatement - view today! Sale by Deadline closing 4pm 21st May 2019 (prior offers considered). CF4770 CROMWELL THE HEART OF CENTRAL OTAGO

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  • 1 Bed
  • 1 Bath

103A Molyneux Avenue, Cromwell NZ



This Sips Panel one bedroom home is one to view if you want hassle free living. A great investment for first home buyers, lock-up and leaves and investors alike. Quietly tucked away this well insulated, low maintenance, fully furnished home ticks all the boxes. Spacious sun drenched deck with views over the Pisa Range. Good sized yard for all the toys and more outdoor living. Fantastic easy location - what a wonderful opportunity. An affordable home, what more could you want. Call now. Easy. CF4762 CROMWELL THE HEART OF CENTRAL OTAGO

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  • 2 Bed
  • 1 Bath
  • 1 Car

18 Ethereal Crescent, Cromwell NZ

Deadline Sale (unless sold prior)


This home presents a wonderful opportunity to get yourself on the property ladder and be part of the Central Otago growth story. This low Maintenance property features two bedrooms, separate laundry, family sized bathroom, large kitchen/living area opening onto 30sqm covered verandah, perfect for indoor/outdoor entertaining. Standalone 30sqm fully lined and insulated garage. The large 1002sqm section provides ample parking for the caravan, boat and other toys. All landscaped with irrigation in place, just sit back, relax and take in the uninterrupted views of the Pisa Range and surrounding landscape. Just a short stroll to the lake and boat ramp. Be quick to arrange your inspection as this property is sure to have wide appeal to first home buyers, investors and those looking for a holiday pad. Open Homes - Saturday 1:00 - 1:30pm Sale by Deadline closing 4pm 10th May 2019 - unless sold prior. CF4759 CROMWELL THE HEART OF CENTRAL OTAGO

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  • 3 Bed
  • 3 Bath
  • 2 Car

Unit 5/ 19B Perriam Place, Pisa Moorings, Cromwell NZ

$835,000 plus GST (if any)


Situated over the water of Perriam Cove you will enjoy the breathtaking views across the canal leading to the open lake and the mountain ranges beyond - this would have to be one of the most desirable apartments within the complex. Featuring two x studio units on the top floor, each with ensuites and balconies. The ground floor unit comprises master bedroom, nicely appointed bathroom, full kitchen with living room opening onto spacious deck making entertainment and relaxation a breeze. You also have internally accessed double garage, good off street parking and a mooring for the boat. Units are fully furnished. Don't delay! This superb opportunity to purchase your own slice of paradise. CF4760 CROMWELL THE HEART OF CENTRAL OTAGO

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