Nor West News : January 17th 2013
www.nor-westnews.co.nz 7 NOR-WEST NEWS, JANUARY 17, 2013 Enviable Countryside Living BARGAIN BEACH BACH! SHELLY BEACH $265,000 You can't help but get the feeling as you're driving down the long, sweeping driveway of 379 Wishart Road that you're arriving somewhere very special. This three-bedroom brick and tile Platinum home sits on 5.32 acres of beautiful Helensville countryside. It would be perfect for young families or retired couples alike. Lovers of the outdoors will be in heaven with the mature bush and grassy surroundings, duck pond and bird-life. The well thought out design really makes the most of the extensive, stunning views of the rolling hills, Kaipara Harbour and beyond. There is supreme privacy, with the few neighbours being hardly in sight. Meticulously presented, it's clear this home has been cherished by it's previous owners. Walk in the front door and find a cosy study room adjoining the entrance hall. The generous master bedroom is opposite, complete with a modern en-suite and walk-in-wardrobe. The open-plan lounge, dining and kitchen area has two grand living areas -- one sits near a wood-burner fire and the other has wonderful views out the wide windows. Every cook would be impressed with the spacious kitchen featuring a large breakfast bar and modern appliances. Following the corridor round, the two double bedrooms have forest views and sit next door to the common toilet and bathroom with bathtub. There is a large garage at the end of the house that has been carpeted and converted into a rumpus room. The options are endless for this area -- use it as a garage, gym, extra storage area or larger home office. One of the best assets of the house has to be the expansive north-facing deck. Enjoy all day sun and unwind in this peaceful spot while you admire the gorgeous rural setting. The slightly elevated deck overlooks a manicured lawn and pebbled landscaping. You feel miles away from all the hustle and bustle of greater Auckland, yet this property is really only 15 minutes away from the nor- western motorway. Waimauku, Kumeu, and many shops and schools are also only a short drive away. Make the most of this fantastic opportunity. Attend the open home on Sunday January 20, 12.30 to 1.30pm, or contact Rex Keane of Century 21 Real Estate on 09 420 8360 or 027 293 2768 to arrange a viewing. Visit www.century21. co.nz and look at property ID# 171010 for more information. Stop dreaming -- You no longer need to. Here is your opportunity to score a beach bach less than an hour's drive from Auckland's CBD priced in the $200k's. Set on a large 864m² flat section with mature fruit trees, this property has plenty of room for all the activities and games. The dwelling is set forward to ensure a large back yard. Three bedrooms and open plan living, dining and kitchen give plenty of space inside for the family, while two sets of french doors lead out onto to the large front deck with built in BBQ area. Most of the interior has been recently painted. Just a short stroll down to Shelly Beach or less than a minute by car makes this a perfect weekend getaway location. South Head Golf Club just 10 minutes away, and access to Muriwai beach approximately 20 mins. Lake Ototoa offers kayaking and great swimming for the summer. ID# 171097 for more information and to view phone Josh Grimmett of Century 21 Burmester Realty 022 061 3233.
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