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Tauranga, Bay of Plenty





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Property ID: 2218

Property type and description
House - Main residence

Location notes

  • Short drive to the beach
  • Outer city suburb
  • Short drive to a river
  • Short drive to a small village / town
  • Short drive to a golf course

Swap parties allowed at this property

  • Couples
  • Couples - Retired
  • Families

Swap periods available

  • School Holidays
  • Summer Holidays

Nearest Town / City

Nearest Airport
11 KM

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

About us

Member ID: 13842

My husband and I are in our early 70s, both retired and usually take our grandchildren on holidays with us. We have lived in Tauranga for 6 years and love its central location. Our interests include walking, reading, swimming and quilting.

Property description and facilities

Our home is situated in a quiet cul de sac. The master bedroom has a queen size bed and en suite, the second bedroom has a queen size bed and the third bedroom has a trundle bed. There is a family bathroom with separate toilet. The kitchen has a dishwasher, microwave and electric stove. The dining room opens out on to a covered bar b que area with gas bar b que and out door setting. The lounge has a 42 inch TV with DVD player and stereo. There is high speed fibre internet and wi fi. We park our car out side as the garage is a sewing room/office.
We have a contractor who does the lawn.

  • Bath
  • BBQ
  • Boat Parking
  • Deck / Patio
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freeview
  • Hifi / Music System
  • Indoor Shower
  • Insulated house
  • Internet
  • Kids toys available
  • Mains water
  • Microwave
  • Mobile Coverage
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Outdoor grassed area
  • TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Wifi

Location description and facilities

Fernland Spa, natural thermal pool is 2 minutes up the road. Large wetland reserve with cycle and walking tracks very near. Bus stop 300 metres. 40 minute drive to Rotorua for the lakes area. Rock climbing is at an indoor facility called Rock Topia, ideal for all ages and abilities. McLaren Falls park is nearby, lovely walks and an animal park. At Mt Maunganui there is the Bay Park Raceway where speedway is held through the Summer. A 45 minute drive to Karangahake Gorge, just past Waihi, there are river and bush walks, and cycle trails through the old gold mining areas. Mt Maunganui is a 15 minute drive away and has both surf and harbour beaches also a lovely walk round the base of the mountain.

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
  • Night clubs
  • Paddle boarding
  • Parks - Local or regional
  • Playing fields
  • Public library
  • Public swimming pool
  • Public transport
  • Pubs
  • Restaurants
  • River
  • Rock climbing
  • Rock pools
  • Sailing
  • Scuba diving
  • Shopping
  • Skate park
  • Snorkelling
  • Surf lessons
  • Surfing
  • Swimming beach
  • Tennis
  • Ten-pin bowling
  • Theatre
  • Thermal pools
  • Waterfalls
  • Weekend farmers markets
  • Windsurfing

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