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Devonport, Auckland





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Property ID: 711

Property type and description
House - Main residence

Location notes

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

Swap parties allowed at this property

  • Couples
  • Couples - Retired
  • Families

Swap periods available

  • Long Term +6 Months

Nearest Town / City
Auckland CBD - 10 minutes on ferry

Nearest Airport
40 KM

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

About us

Member ID: 4765

We are a family of four adults and one 8 year old and also a 4 year old living in the peaceful suburb of Narrow Neck We enjoy the beach, both walking it and swimming as well as exploring the North Head caves and nearby Mt Victoria. Also closeby are excellent cafes and a five minute drive to the seaside village of Devonport. A ferry service from Devonport is only 10 minutes to Auckland CBD

Property description and facilities

Refurbished weatherboard double storied residence in an established area of Devonport overlooking a park as well as croquet club and golf course. Four minute walk to Cheltenham beach and short drive to at least another five beaches if you feel like a change.
Also a large rumpus/bedroom/lounge with bathroom downstairs.
Lots of kids toys available.

We have chickens in the front yard of the house [fresh eggs for breakfast daily]. All will require feeding. We also have two cats.

10 minute ferry ride to Auckland City.

  • Air-conditioning
  • Bath
  • BBQ
  • Boat Parking
  • Central heating
  • Deck / Patio
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Electric Blankets
  • Heatpump/underflloor heating
  • Hifi / Music System
  • Indoor Shower
  • Insulated house
  • Internet
  • Kids toys available
  • Lock-up garage
  • Mains water
  • Microwave
  • Mobile Coverage
  • Outdoor grassed area
  • Sky TV Sport
  • SkyTV: Bring your own card
  • Trampoline
  • TV
  • Vegetable garden
  • Washing Machine
  • Wifi

Location description and facilities

Devonport is a historic village very close to the CBD by a quick ferry ride (10 minutes).

Devonport has old navy tunnels, several beaches (inner and outer harbour) and lots of places to walk. Devonport Village is filled with cafes, shops, and a small cinema.

The sandy Cheltenham Beach is popular with locals and visitors for swimming, walking and relaxing! There are also grassy areas that are great for picnics and enjoying fish and chips by the beach.

Facilities close by:

  • Beach
  • Biking
  • Boat ramp
  • Boating
  • Cafes
  • Cinema
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Gym
  • Historical sites
  • Kids playground
  • Lawn bowling
  • Museum
  • Paddle boarding
  • Parks - Local or regional
  • Playing fields
  • Public library
  • Public swimming pool
  • Public transport
  • Pubs
  • Restaurants
  • Sailing
  • Shopping
  • Skate park
  • Swimming beach
  • Tennis
  • Weekend farmers markets

Pets to care for at this property

There may be pets to care for on this property.

6 chickens - watered and fed daily
2 young cats.

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