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Private, Quiet, Sunny, Waterfront Family Edwardian Villa

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Last updated: 12/31/2013
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Bayswater villa description

An exquisite home, fully furnished with everything you will ever need to enjoy your stay. Built originally by my grandmother's brother in 1910, we fully restored this lovely home in 2006. A quiet restful home, with close walking access to the ferries to downtown and walking access to the beach. We now live on our farm north of Auckland and we make our sailor's retreat available for special guests. We travel between Auckland and San Diego, where we have another vacation home at South Mission Beach. Contact us for further information.

Property Type

  • Villa
  • 1600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Non Smoking Only
          • Limited Accessibility
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom


          • Television
          • Satellite / Cable
          • DVD Player
          • Stereo
          • Books


          • Away From It All
          • Historic
          • Romantic
          • Sports & Activities
          • Tourist Attractions


          • Cinemas
          • Festivals
          • Library
          • Marina
          • Museums
          • Playground
          • Recreation Center
          • Restaurants
          • Volcano
          • Winery Tours

          Leisure Activities

          • Antiquing
          • Beachcombing
          • Bird Watching
          • Photography
          • Scenic Drives
          • Sight Seeing
          • Walking
          • Whale Watching

          local services and businesses

          • ATM/Bank
          • Fitness Center
          • Groceries
          • Hospital
          • Laundromat
          • Massage Therapist
          • Medical Services
          • Babysitter

          Location Type

          • Near The Ocean
          • Waterfront:

            Overlooking the lovely Ngataringa Bay to the North (the sunny side) and views of Auckland City's Sky Tower across the harbour to the south....moreless

          • Waterfront:

            Overlooking the lovely Ngataringa Bay...moreless

          • Water View

          sports and adventure activities

          • Cycling
          • Deepsea Fishing
          • Equestrian Events
          • Fishing
          • Golf
          • Hiking
          • Hunting
          • Jet Skiing
          • Mountain Biking
          • Mountain Climbing
          • Mountaineering
          • Paragliding
          • Pier Fishing
          • Rafting
          • Roller Blading
          • Sailing
          • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
          • Skiing
          • Snorkeling
          • Sound/Bay Fishing
          • Surf Fishing
          • Surfing
          • Swimming
          • Tennis
          • Water Skiing
          • Whitewater Rafting
          • Wind-Surfing

          catering options

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


              • Dining Area
              • Dining
              • Seating for 8 people


              • Internet
              • Telephone
              • Fireplace
              • Heating
              • Linens Provided
              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Parking
              • Garage
              • Living Room
              • Hair Dryer
              • Iron & Board


              • Kitchen
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Microwave
              • Dishwasher
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Pantry Items
              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster
              • Ice Maker


              • Tennis
              • Golf
              • Outdoor Grill
              • Deck / Patio
              • Balcony
              • Lawn / Garden
              • Bicycles


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              from 4 traveler reviews
              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              My Standard Rate
              5 night min stay
              $2,800 $8,000

              Rates are based on 4 guests; add $100 per night, per additional guest

              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates


              • Taxes Not included


              Please enquire about rate to rent the Villa and the downstairs apartment. Rates shown are only for the Villa. All prices are in US dollars.

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              Last updated: 12/31/2013
              Check availability
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              25 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Auckland International airport
              1 Miles
              Nearest Ferry
              Stanley Bay or Devonport
              3 Miles
              Nearest Train
              6 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              State Highway 1
              1 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Stanley Bay
              3 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              120 Miles
              Nearest Ski
              Mountains of North Island
              2 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              2 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant

              Car: Recommended

              In the seaside village of Devonport, a ten minute ride from Auckland's CBD. Home of Sailing Legend Peter Blake, this home is owned by a former America's Cup Women's Team sailor. Overlooking lush trees and gardens with water views over Ngataringa Bay. Close to Auckland's best beaches for swimming, beach combing, sunbathing and relaxing!


              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 1910

              About the owner: My husband and I met when he sailed into Auckland on the 1985 Whitbread Around the World Yacht Race. He then came back again in 1989 in the next Whitbread, but it took him many years to return to make this our home in New Zealand. I spent many years in San Diego with the America's Cup Women's Team in 1995, and now we have retired to our farm about an hour north of Auckland, so our beautiful city home can be made available for special guests. you can see more information about us by looking up - the flying horse ranch in New Zealand. Http://

              Why the Owner Chose Bayswater:
              Literally walking distance from the CBD, via the Ferry from Devonport/ Stanley Bay. There aren't many people who can say their home has been in the family for 102 years, but this one has. Original furniture and fittings, but with modernised kitchen(s) and bathroom(s). There is also a separate self contained one bedroom, which is currently unavailable.

              The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
              Enjoy the ambience of a true Edwardian Villa in a quiet peaceful seaside neighbourhood. Large enclosed sunporch faces north giving all day sun during the winter. Two fireplaces, and a real cook's kitchen made from marble we imported from Italy, as we were living there in 2003. Bedrooms have blackout curtains, so if you have jet lag you can sleep as long as you need to … the sun will beam in on the other side of the house where the kitchen, bathroom, dining room, etc. are. Internet, Sky TV, heating, electric blankets - everything you could wish for.

              Contact us

              Speaks: finnish, swedish, german, danish, english

              Links to more information:



              • Sunset, high tide

                Sunset, high tide

              • 'Family Room'

                'Family Room'

              • downstairs apartment kitchen

                downstairs apartment kitchen

              • downstairs apartment

                downstairs apartment

              • The Red Roof...

                The Red Roof...

              • upstairs living room

                upstairs living room

              • downstairs apartment bedroom

                downstairs apartment bedroom

              • Downstairs apartment

                Downstairs apartment

              $400 per night (USD)

              3 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
              Sleeps 6

              View calendar: Updated 12/31/13
              Minimum stay: 5 nights
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              Speaks: finnish, swedish, german, danish, english
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