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Takapuna, Auckland

Bedrooms

5

Bathrooms

2

Max People

7

Pets Possible

Pets Possilbe

Car Available

Pets Possilbe

Property ID: 4641

Property type and description
House - Main residence

Location notes

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

Swap parties allowed at this property

  • Singles
  • Couples
  • Couples - Retired
  • Families

Swap periods available

  • Weekends
  • School Holidays
  • Easter
  • Summer Holidays
  • Public Holidays

Nearest Town / City
Auckland

Nearest Airport
Auckland Airport
30 KM

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

About us

Member ID: 24864

We are a family with 4 girls aged 10 to 14 years. Although every second week its just my partner and myself, so can do a couple swap for a property for 2 aswell. We love going to the beach, boogie boarding and doing fun outdoorsy activities, aswell as skiing/ snowboarding. We often travel north to our family property at Tutukaka and so we are keen to do something different this year. We are very tidy and respectful and keep a well presented home. We want to explore other areas of New Zealand this summer perhaps further north, or East to Napier or Coromandel or the South Island. We know other families with kids will love our little slice of the city on Auckland's North Shore as there is so much on offer, Our home is walking distance to our favourite white sandy beach Takapuna. Its also a short drive down to the beautiful village of Devonport for a walk around the waterfront and up North head where the views of the Hauraki Gulf are spectacular. More stunning safe swimming beaches such as Cheltenham, and Narrowneck are on offer here too. There is a great summer vibe in Takapuna, with one of Auckland's best beach side playgrounds, restaurants and cafes,shopping both in Takapuna and Milford are worth noting. Our property is conveniently located with all the local amenities minutes away at the end of the street, you hardly need a car. It is minutes from the main motorway routes both north and south to the city or for a fun days exploring you can catch the local ferry to town from Devonport and Bayswater close by.

Our Dream Locations

Some locations we are interested in visiting

Northland
Karikari Peninsula
Coromandel
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Coromandel
Cooks Beach
Coromandel
Hahei
Coromandel
Pauanui
Marlbourough / Kaikoura
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Nelson / Golden Bay
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Queenstown / Wanaka
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Property description and facilities

We have a modern Townhouse with fabulous private outdoor living spaces, and spa pool.
The house has a fully equipped kitchen, 5 bedrooms including 4 single bedrooms and a master suite with ensuite,
There is also a family bathroom with bath and shower and a separate toilet downstairs.
There are two living spaces and two dining spaces but you'll no doubt want to enjoy al-fresco dining on the large deck (seating for 8) and patio area with BBQ.
A small trampoline round the back and a carpeted garage space with games table for the kids makes for fun times. Our home is sunny and warm and modern with heat pump and gas fire. we have wireless fast fibre broadband and speaker systems.
At the end of the street (3 min walk), there is a supermarket, bottle store, green grocers, bakery, chemist, restaurant/ bar and takeaways so you hardly need a car.

We are located in walking distance to the stunning Takapuna Beach and a short drive to the quaint village of Devonport where you can walk along the waterfront and up North Head or Mount Victoria for arguably the best views in Auckland.
A wonderful way to explore the city is to catch the ferry from Bayswater or Devonport for the day. Or if you love white sandy beaches you are spoilt for choice if you want a change from Takapune Beach there is Cheltenham, Narrowneck or Milford a short distance away. And if shopping or dining out is your thing there are many to choose from in the lovely beachy vibe of Takapuna and the markets on Sunday are worth the visit!.

  • Air-conditioning
  • Bath
  • BBQ
  • Bikes available
  • Deck / Patio
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • Freeview
  • Games console
  • Heatpump/underflloor heating
  • Hifi / Music System
  • Indoor Shower
  • Insulated house
  • Internet
  • Kids toys available
  • Lock-up garage
  • Mains water
  • Microwave
  • Mobile Coverage
  • Spa / Hot tub
  • Trampoline
  • TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Wifi

Location description and facilities

There are loads of things to do and see on the North Shore, the best beaches in Auckland on your doorstep, shopping in Takapuna or Milford mall's. Bike ride from the house on scenic route to Devonport Village, Dining at the many cafe's and restaurants ( I have my fav's), jumping off wharf in Stanley point at full tide, ferry to city to explore downtown and shop at the newest complex Commercial Bay, visit the old village of Devonport for lunch, shopping, a movie, new playground, library, or walk along waterfront and visit the Navy Musuem and cafe at the foot of North Head before walking up North head for the best views of Rangitoto and the Hauraki Gulf. Catch the ferry from Devonport to Waiheke for a day exploring or the vineyards. Go fishing off Bayswater Marina.

Facilities close by:

  • Beach
  • Biking
  • Boat ramp
  • Boating
  • Cafes
  • Cinema
  • Fishing
  • Go-carting
  • Golf
  • Gym
  • Kids playground
  • Lakes
  • Museum
  • Night clubs
  • Paddle boarding
  • Parks - Local or regional
  • Playing fields
  • Public library
  • Public swimming pool
  • Public transport
  • Pubs
  • Restaurants
  • Rock pools
  • Sailing
  • Shopping
  • Skate park
  • Swimming beach
  • Tennis
  • Theatre
  • Weekend farmers markets
  • Windsurfing
  • Zoo

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