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Property ID: 1973

Property type and description
House - Main residence

Location notes

  • Coastal
  • Walking distance from the beach
  • Outer city suburb
  • Short drive to a lake
  • Short drive to vineyards
  • Short drive to a golf course

Swap parties allowed at this property

  • Singles
  • Couples
  • Couples - Retired
  • Families

Swap periods available

  • School Holidays
  • Summer Holidays
  • Public Holidays

Nearest Town / City

Nearest Airport
30 KM

The location shown on this map is an approximate location, not the actual address of the property.


5 Review overall

We loved our stay in Takapnua at this house. The location was great, just above the beach and near to Devonport. The house was very comfortable and clean and they left our house as they found it which was immaculate. Communication was excellent. All in all a fabulous swap and a wonderful holiday. - Nicky Mcleod - Friday, November 1, 2019

About us

Member ID: 9087

We are a family of five, our son is twelve years old and daughters are ten and almost eight years old. Dad is a builder. We have two beloved Golden Retrievers, although they will be cared for elsewhere when you stay or when we travel. We love to be outdoors and on the beach, enjoying nature or checking out new playgrounds! We appreciate good food and enjoy spending quality time out as a family. We will be respectful of your home and take great care of it and have faith that you will do the same with ours. We look forward to your enquiry.

Property description and facilities

Kia Ora!

Our home in Takapuna is a comfortable, light and airy five bedroom, two storied house.

We love the location- it is a city escape by the seaside!

It’s a large fenced property with deck surrounding half the upper level with bbq available. In the garden there is a wooden fort with slide, swings, monkey bars, trampoline and a halfpipe skateboard ramp. In the Summer months we also have a Para Rubber pool which will be up. There is also a hot outdoor shower for post-beach excursions. We have a super king bed in the master bedroom, double room with ensuite downstairs, two king single rooms with pull out singles underneath and one small bunk room with king single mattresses. Our family bathroom has a deep spa bath and separate shower.

We are just 200m away from Takapuna Beach and less than a kilometre to Takapuna shops and restaurants. Central Auckland is just 10 km away. Several bus stops are nearby.

We look forward to your enquiry.

  • Air-conditioning
  • Bath
  • BBQ
  • Boat Parking
  • Central heating
  • Cot
  • Deck / Patio
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Electric Blankets
  • Heatpump/underflloor heating
  • Highchair
  • Indoor Shower
  • Insulated house
  • Internet
  • iPod Dock
  • Kids outdoor playground
  • Kids toys available
  • Mains water
  • Microwave
  • Mobile Coverage
  • Outdoor grassed area
  • Outdoor shower
  • Sky TV Movies
  • Swimming pool
  • TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Wifi

Location description and facilities

Our home is just 200m from Takapuna Beach. This beach and seaside suburb is vibrant and just keeps getting better and better. The dining options on offer are fantastic, there's plenty of stylish shops and just recently a wonderful new playground has opened up on the beach reserve to thrill the kids too.
The view of Rangitoto Island and other Hauraki Gulf Islands can be enjoyed while walking along the beach, with glimpses from our place too.
There is so much to enjoy about The City of Sails and many great day trips to be had...

Facilities close by:

  • Aquarium
  • Art gallery
  • Ballooning
  • Beach
  • Biking
  • Boat ramp
  • Boating
  • Boogie Boarding
  • Bush Walking
  • Cafes
  • Canoeing
  • Cinema
  • Fishing
  • Go-carting
  • Golf
  • Gym
  • Hiking
  • Historical sites
  • Horseriding
  • Ice skating
  • Jet skiing
  • Kids playground
  • Lakes
  • Lawn bowling
  • Museum
  • Night clubs
  • Paddle boarding
  • Parks - Local or regional
  • Playing fields
  • Public library
  • Public swimming pool
  • Public transport
  • Pubs
  • Restaurants
  • River
  • Rock pools
  • Sailing
  • Shopping
  • Skate park
  • Snow skiing
  • Surf lessons
  • Surfing
  • Swimming beach
  • Tennis
  • Ten-pin bowling
  • Theatre
  • Water slides
  • Waterfalls
  • Weekend farmers markets
  • Windsurfing
  • Zoo

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