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Luxury on the Sand Just 10 Mins to Auckland Cbd

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Last updated: 12/01/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
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  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

North Shore house description

World-class Takapuna Sanctuary on the beach but just 10 minutes from Auckland City

As featured in the production of Shania Twain's music video 'When You Kiss Me' https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=S88Wit5bNdY

This extraordinary property is one of New Zealand’s most iconic, glamorous and luxurious estates.

Situated right on Takapuna Beach, the 684m2 residence was created as a true lifestyle masterpiece - designed by renowned New Zealand architect Simon Carnachan, the design concept was to simply make it fun to live here. The grounds are reminiscent of a high-end resort, and the golden sands of the beach just through the gate.

The position is towards the quieter, southern end of the beach, capturing sensational views of the entire length and maximising the perfect northerly aspect. Truly unique and a feast for the senses, interiors are a visual symphony - yet while epitomising the utmost in extravagance and opulence, perfectly capture a harmonious relationship with the sea and wonderful family living.

Through the front door, a soaring atrium living room has the smoked glass walkways of the second floor suspended overhead, and feature stacked planter boxes illuminated with vivid blue lights. Steps lead down to the vast formal and informal living and dining and kitchen spaces, which all open out towards the sea. It’s the perfect place for intimate family relaxing. Lots of glass brings the outside in at every turn, and the colour scheme throughout is inspired by the sand, sky and sea.

There are five bedrooms across two levels, all with ensuites, and as well as the spiral glass stairwells, a commercial-grade, ultra-fast lift goes to all three floors. The master suite spans the entire width of the house and is indulgent and incredible. It has an office, lounge, two gas fireplaces, bathroom, dressing room, and opens out to covered decking.

The lowest level is a place to relax and rejuvenate, with a plunge pool and steam room. On the other side, the home theatre is equipped with a full bar and dishwasher, as well as a large, temperature-controlled wine cellar. Access to the garaging is also found down here, and expertly uses space for car parking and storage. Entering from the road, cars are driven onto the Carousel turntable that angles them in for easy parking. One of the very few homes with direct access to the beach.

Outside is a true summer paradise. Rock pools, water features and tropical gardens frame the spa, swimming pool and kid’s paddling pool, and gas flares light up along the back wall. The sunken tiled living area ensures the position is not exposed to the beachfront, and the bathroom and shower, bar, outdoor fireplace, barbeque, pizza oven and fish smoker are everything that’s needed for living and entertaining.

Celebrating prestige, position and an incredible lifestyle, this world-class sanctuary satisfies every whim and desire.

4 Double bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms
Master bedroom with ensuite spa bath
Media room
TV lounge
Formal lounge
Dining Room
Kitchen
BBQ
Pizza Oven
Heated Spa
Pool
Internal car park able to park 4 cars

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Property Type

  • House
  • 7360 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Car Available
          • Concierge

          Suitability

              • Non Smoking Only

              Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

              Bathrooms: 6 Bathrooms

              Entertainment

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

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Romantic
              • Spa
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Playground
              • Restaurants

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

              • Beachcombing
              • Boating
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Paddle Boating
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking

              Location Type

              • Beach View
              • Beachfront:

                Private direct access to Takapuna Beach...moreless

              • Ocean View
              • Oceanfront

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Basketball Court
              • Cycling
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fishing
              • Hunting Big Game
              • Jet Skiing
              • Kayaking
              • Roller Blading
              • Sailing
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Water Skiing
              • Wind-Surfing

              Dining

              • Dining:

                2 Dining areas 1 Dining area is adjoining to the kitchen and seats 10...moreless

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 8 people

              General

              • Clothes Dryer
              • Elevator
              • Fireplace:

                6 Gas Living Flame Fireplaces...moreless

              • Garage:

                Space to park 4 cars...moreless

              • Heating
              • Internet
              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room
              • Parking:

                Internal garage with private access to house...moreless

              • Telephone
              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine

              Kitchen

              • Coffee Maker:

                Built in Miele Coffee Maker...moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Dishwasher:

                2 x Dishwashers...moreless

              • Kitchen
              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Balcony
              • Deck / Patio
              • Lawn / Garden
              • Outdoor Grill:

                Pizza oven and BBQ...moreless

              Pool / Spa

              • Hot Tub
              • Private Pool
               

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Summer
              Dec 1 - Mar 31, 2015
              3 night min stay
              NZD2,500
              Special
              Apr 1 - May 31, 2015
              3 night min stay
              NZD2,000
              NZD12,000 NZD54,000
              My Standard Rate
              3 night min stay
              NZD2,500
              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Cleaning Fee NZD545
              • Refundable Damage Deposit NZD2,000
              • Taxes Included

              Notes:

              Pricing for occupancy up to 10.

              25% deposit & damage security deposit are required to confirm a reservation with the remaining 75% due 30 days before check-in.

              Standard method of payment is direct deposits.

              Cancellation policy - if cancelled the deposit will be forefeited, excluding the damage security deposit.


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              Last updated: 12/01/2014
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              21 Unavailable
              22 Today
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              Location

              30 Kilometres
              Nearest Airport
              Auckland International
              1.8 Kilometres
              Nearest Barpub
              Takapuna
              9.7 Kilometres
              Nearest Ferry
              Devonport Ferry terminal
              9.7 Kilometres
              Nearest Restaurant
              2 Metres
              Nearest Beach
              Takapuna beach

              Car: Necessary

               

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              Speaks: english

               

              Photos

              • Direct beach access from the house

                Direct beach access from the house

              • Kitchen

                Kitchen

              • Master bedroom with ensuite spa and stunning sea views

                Master bedroom with ensuite spa and stunning sea views

              • Sea views from Spa Pool at night

                Sea views from Spa Pool at night

              • All set for Dinner

                All set for Dinner

              • Private oasis with Fijian flames in garden

                Private oasis with Fijian flames in garden

              • Formal Lounge - Ground Level

                Formal Lounge - Ground Level

              • Media room

                Media room

              VRBO #561536

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              This listing was first published here in 2014.

              Date last modified - Friday, December 19, 2014

              NZD2,000 - NZD2,500 per night (NZD)
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              5 Bedroom / 6 Bathroom
              Sleeps 10

              View calendar: Updated 12/01/14
              Minimum stay: 3 nights
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              Member since: 2014
              Speaks: english
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              • Calendar last updated: 12/01/2014
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