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

  • 3 Bed
  • 2 Bath
  • 1 Car

2A Boyne Place, Cromwell NZ


Built in 2017 this home is a "must view" to appreciate it's numerous features and private setting. Situated in a quiet cul-de-sac and adjacent to the greenway this 135m2 home offers 3 bedrooms, tiled ensuite and family bathroom with under floor heating, galley style kitchen, open living room leading onto private patio and BBQ area and single garage with internal access. Home has woodburner and heatpump perfect for both heating and cooling. Nicely established on 425m2 easycare section this home will appeal to investors, first home buyers or those looking to downsize. Open home Saturdays 12-12:30 Auction 11am 22nd March 2019 on site (prior offers will be considered) CF4747 CROMWELL THE HEART OF CENTRAL OTAGO

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1 Velden Place, Lowburn, Cromwell NZ


Stunning surrounding views from this large 3495m2 serviced section. You can even see as far as the Cromwell bridge, over Lowburn Inlet, over the bridge to Lake Dunstan. The lake is framed by the Dunstan Range and Sugarloaf Hills. The Lowburn Inlet recreational area bounds the lake and has a playground, toilets, Church and Hall. A wonderful way to spend a few hours, enjoying the lake and park area. The peaceful, sheltered Lowburn Valley needs visiting, so come to this building platform to see the view for yourself. For sale by Auction on 9th March 2019 at 11am on site. Information packs available. CF4744 CROMWELL THE HEART OF CENTRAL OTAGO

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  • 4 Bed
  • 1 Bath
  • 1 Car

21 Monaghan Street, Cromwell NZ

Deadline Sale


Seldom available 4 bedroom home overlooking one of our iconic greenway reserves and situated in Old Cromwell. This home offers spacious open plan living with feature stone fireplace and great flow to the outdoor patio area. The landscaped fully fenced section also hosts a single garage, carport, glass house and garden shed. Add to this the parklike vista with superb views extending to the mountain range, great location and situated oh so close to Cromwell Primary School. Set open homes every Saturday 1pm or call for your appointment to view. Sale by Deadline closing 4pm 8th March 2019 (prior offers considered) CF4745 CROMWELL THE HEART OF CENTRAL OTAGO

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  • 3 Bed
  • 2 Bath
  • 2 Car

6 Caledonian Place, Cromwell NZ



Brand new / under construction. Well known local builders are underway creating a stylish 205m2 home. Comprising of 3 bedrooms, master with large ensuite and walk in robe. Spacious bathroom with a bath and shower plus a separate toilet. The spacious open plan, sun filled living area has open views to the Pisa Range and Gorge Hills. An office area keeps you close to the family and can be closed off for privacy. Access on the west side allows for sheltered BBQ's while enjoying the indoor / outdoor flow. The kitchen overlooks the families activities while the central servery brings the family together. A large walk in linen cupboard caters for your storage needs and the double garage houses the laundry. Contact us and we will keep you informed of the building progress. CF4743 CROMWELL THE HEART OF CENTRAL OTAGO

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