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Raumati South, Kapiti Coast





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Property ID: 3234

Property type and description
House - Main residence

Location notes

  • Walking distance from the beach
  • Outer city suburb
  • In a small village / town
  • 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
  • Christmas
  • Summer Holidays
  • Public Holidays

Nearest Town / City

Nearest Airport
Wellington International airport
56 KM

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

About us

Member ID: 16046

Hiya we are Nike & Riki, we have been married for 6 years and we live on the beautiful Kapiti coast with our 5 year old son Tristan. I work as a specialist hand / occupational therapist with my own clinic at the local accident and emergency rooms & Riki is a builder. We have 2 lovely cats Nala & Captain, and a goldfish named fishy!

Property description and facilities

Private house in quiet street of Raumati South. Large deck out the back with spa pool looking over Queen Elizabeth park our neighbour. We are only a couple of blocks away from the beach, the 4 square is just around the corner and the new cycle track runs through the park out back. We have 3 bedrooms upstairs and a converted garage downstairs yet to be completely renovated. Short walking distance to beach, shop and local cafe, 5 mins drive from Paraparaumu shopping centre and 45mins to central Wellington.

  • Air-conditioning
  • Bath
  • BBQ
  • Deck / Patio
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Firewood available
  • Games console
  • Hifi / Music System
  • Indoor Shower
  • Internet
  • iPod Dock
  • Kids toys available
  • Lock-up garage
  • Mains water
  • Microwave
  • Mobile Coverage
  • Outdoor grassed area
  • Sky TV
  • Sky TV Movies
  • Sky TV Sport
  • Spa / Hot tub
  • Tank water
  • Trampoline
  • TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Wifi
  • Wood burner

Location description and facilities

Kapiti Coast is a beach and dune-filled paradise home to nature reserves and small settlements.
Relax on the beach with a view of Kapiti Island with a local Tuatara beer in hand or horse ride on the coastal cliffs for epic views. You can even stay on Kapiti Island overnight to spend time with a Maori community and get the rare opportunity to see a kiwi bird in the wild.
Top 10 activities:
* visit kapiti island
* Southwards car museum - largest car collection in Southern Hemisphere
* Saturday morning market Paraparaumu / art / shopping
* Beaches - walk local or drive to Paekakariki or otaki
* Fishing
* bush walks - whareroa
* snorkelling / water sports
* Nga Manu nature reserve / bird sanctuary
* local craft brewery tours Tuatara
* Children’s water park / splash pad marine gardens
Oh and don’t forget to indulge in sone delicious Kapiti cheese or ice cream!

Facilities close by:

  • Art gallery
  • Beach
  • Biking
  • Boat ramp
  • Boating
  • Boogie Boarding
  • Bush Walking
  • Cafes
  • Canoeing
  • Cinema
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Gym
  • Hiking
  • Historical sites
  • Horseriding
  • Kids playground
  • Lawn bowling
  • Marine reserves
  • Museum
  • Parks - Local or regional
  • Playing fields
  • Public library
  • Public swimming pool
  • Public transport
  • Pubs
  • Restaurants
  • River
  • Rock pools
  • Sailing
  • Scuba diving
  • Shopping
  • Skate park
  • Snorkelling
  • Surfing
  • Swimming beach
  • Tennis
  • Ten-pin bowling
  • Thermal pools
  • Water slides
  • Weekend farmers markets
  • Windsurfing

Pets to care for at this property

There may be pets to care for on this property.

2 friendly cats Nala 6 y.o grey female, Captain 6 month old male and Fishy a 3 y.o white goldfish.

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