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Villa / 6 bedrooms / sleeps 14

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Villa / 6 bedrooms / sleeps 14

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

This property is just a short walk to the cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques of Grey Lynn and Ponsonby. It is a 10-minute drive or bus ride into the CBD.

Built in the 1890s by the Warnock family this stunning home has been brought up to the 21st century while still retaining its old charm.

There is a large modern kitchen, a large-sized dining area with gas fireplace & a spacious living area with open fire. There is a separate toilet and a laundry/bathroom on the ground floor which also has under-floor heating. This downstairs space flows out to an open entertaining area with an outdoor kitchen including bar fridge, pizza oven, BBQ and dishwasher. A main feature of the outdoor living area is the large, heated swimming pool.

The property is surrounded by a lush, sub-tropical garden, making it an oasis of calm in the heart of the city.

There are 4 double bedrooms upstairs as well as the main bathroom. A fifth room upstairs could also be set up as a single bedroom if required.

A separate studio above the free-standing double garage houses a pool table and has its own bathroom.

(The owner's have successfully hosted seated, garden party functions for around 40 people using a marquee - see photos. Contact the owner about holding a special event here.)

Size Sleeps up to 14, 6 bedrooms
Nearest beach Takapuna 10 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 300 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Auckland 23 km, Nearest railway: Downtown Auckland CBD 5 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Private outdoor pool (heated), Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
Pool Private outdoor pool (heated)
General Central heating, Air conditioning, CD player, Telephone, Pool or snooker table, Games room, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 6 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 3 Family bathrooms
Furniture 2 Sofa beds, King Beds (1), Double beds (4), Single beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 14
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private outdoor pool (heated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Secure parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users

The Auckland Region

The North Island is surrounded by beautiful beaches on both coast lines. Scenery varies from white, sandy beaches in the North, to black sand beaches on the West Coast, through the Central Plateau with its ski fields and mountain-fed, fresh water lakes.

Climate is temperate. Summer stretches from December through to March. Winter ski season is July to October.

Auckland

Auckland is New Zealand's most populous city and enjoys a multi-cultural society. Pasifika is the major festival and celebration of Pacific culture, held annually in early March. Auckland is also known as the "City of Sails" and visitors can enjoy sailing or fishing in the sparkling waters of the Waitemata Harbour. A short ferry ride to nearby Waiheke Island is a must for wine tasting. Auckland is built on a system of extinct volcanoes. There are many volcanic cones to climb to gain some outstanding views of the city, the Hauraki Gulf and its islands. There are well maintained parks and beaches all around the city.

Apart from getting into the great outdoors, Aucklanders love to eat, drink and shop and there is no shortage of bars, cafes, restaurants and boutiques in the areas of Grey Lynn, Ponsonby, the CBD, Newmarket, Parnell.

There is the fantastic Zoo (2km from the property) which focuses on conservation of species, including the native kiwi and tuatara - a living dinosaur. The big exotic animals roam in large natural enclosures.

The Auckland Art Gallery in the CBD has just re-opened (2011) following a major restoration and building project.

The Auckland War Memorial Museum (5km from the property) has great interactive displays for children as well as a world class collection, which includes Maori artefacts, buildings and canoes.

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18 Jan 2014

5/5

"a beautiful spot - hard to leave"

This house was very beautiful and looked better than described. The owners were very helpful in supplying a cot and highchair. The pool was a lovely temperature too.

20 Jan 2013

5/5

"Fantastic, well-appointed house - great for a family get-together"

What a lovely property! Great location, fantastic pool, user-friendly outdoor area. Uncluttered, clean and stylish - the photos say it all! We are all still raving about what a great stay we had, and would certainly recommend it for an extended family get-together. Thank you so much for your flexibility, thorough instructions and extra touches like toys and books.

19 Nov 2012

5/5

"Great!"

A magnificent house with a lovely garden and pool area. Everything was in perfect condition and we had a great time with close to everything in Auckland and plenty of room to stretch out once at the house. Thanks again for letting us stay in your beautiful place!

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