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Property ID: 2197

Property type and description
House - Main residence

Location notes

  • Short drive to the beach
  • Short drive to a river
  • In a small village / town
  • Short drive to vineyards
  • Short drive to a golf course

Swap parties allowed at this property

  • Families

Swap periods available

  • School Holidays
  • Easter
  • Summer Holidays

Nearest Town / City

Nearest Airport
70 KM

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

About us

Member ID: 13598

We are a small family with 2 adults and 2 kids (11 years & 12 years) living in the beautiful Matakana region just 1 hour north of Auckland. We are lucky to live in one of the most amazing regions in New Zealand with wineries, farmers markets, beaches, water activities and reserves all around us. If you love food, wine, beautiful landscapes and a massive range of activities then you'll love Matakana. Our family loves music, travel, our pets Piper (spoodle) and Gracie (cat), boating, fishing, swimming, walking, entertaining and more.

Our Dream Locations

Some locations we are interested in visiting

Hawkes Bay
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Nelson / Golden Bay
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Queenstown / Wanaka
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Property description and facilities

Built in 2015, pavilion style board and batten in a semi rural location (1.2 hectares) our home is walking distance to Matakana Village, and 60 minutes north of Auckland.
The house is split level, spacious (307 square metres) and light with loads of large scale windows / glazing with views out to the surrounding lush green hills.
Oak floors throughout the open plan living with gas fire, dining and high specced kitchen with the added bonus of a large scullery and wine storage tucked away.
Large decks for outdoor living, outdoor dining, kitchen garden and plenty of parking on the concreted driveway.
The middle pavilion has 2 kids rooms (1 with a single bed, the other a queen size bed) linked by a playroom with barn doors. There's also a spare room with a queen side bed, main bathroom with shower, toilet and double vanity. A separate guest toilet with basin and large laundry with storage complete this pavilion.
And last but not least the final pavilion holds a large media room with wall to wall couch, and the master suite with a queen bed, walk through wardrobe and ensuite with separate bath, shower and twin vanity.
The property also has a spa pool, spring free trampoline, garage with internal access and home gym, table tennis table, & foosball table.
Matakana Village with the weekly Saturday farmers market, boutique cinemas, retail shops, lots of food and dining options is just 10 minutes walk.
Omaha beach is less then 10 minutes drive, the main town with Countdown & New World is also less then 10 minutes drive.
Auckland airport is just over 1 hours drive.

  • Bath
  • BBQ
  • Bikes available
  • Boat Parking
  • Deck / Patio
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Games console
  • Hifi / Music System
  • Indoor Shower
  • Insulated house
  • Internet
  • Kids toys available
  • Life Jackets
  • Lock-up garage
  • Microwave
  • Mobile Coverage
  • Outdoor grassed area
  • Outdoor shower
  • Sky TV
  • Sky TV Sport
  • Spa / Hot tub
  • Tank water
  • Trampoline
  • TV
  • Vegetable garden
  • Washing Machine
  • Wifi
  • Wood burner

Location description and facilities

Matakana Village is 10 minutes walk away with weekend markets, boutique cinemas, shopping, food & restaurant options, Matakana Riverboat, Morris & James and much much more!
Point wells and Omaha beach are less then 10 minutes drive, Tawharanui reserve and beach is around 15 minutes drive, Goat Island marine reserve with snorkelling, kayaking and scuba diving is around 15 minutes away.
And then there's all the local wineries and food producers - too many to list!
There's lots of walking & cycling options, golf courses and of course swimming and water activities including boating and fishing.
Warkworth the main township is less then 10 minutes drive with supermarkets, more food and dining options, shopping, historic museum and the Jane Gifford river boat.

Facilities close by:

  • Archery
  • Art gallery
  • Beach
  • Biking
  • Boat ramp
  • Boating
  • Boogie Boarding
  • Bush Walking
  • Cafes
  • Canoeing
  • Cinema
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Gym
  • Hiking
  • Historical sites
  • Horseriding
  • Jet skiing
  • Kids playground
  • Lawn bowling
  • Marine reserves
  • Museum
  • Paddle boarding
  • Parks - Local or regional
  • Playing fields
  • Public library
  • Pubs
  • Restaurants
  • River
  • Sailing
  • Scuba diving
  • Shopping
  • Snorkelling
  • Surf lessons
  • Surfing
  • Swimming beach
  • Tennis
  • Weekend farmers markets
  • Windsurfing

Pets to care for at this property

There may be pets to care for on this property.

2 year old spoodle Piper and 2 year old cat Gracie.
Alternative care can be arranged for our pets.

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