For sale: St Heliers luxury retreat, Auckland, NZ

822

This luxurious property is located on an approximately 2,378-square-meter parcel with lavish vegetation at the core of the Bays, in Lawndale Place, St Heliers in the county of Auckland, New Zealand. Built in 1980, the gated property was purchased by its last owner in 1994 and put up for sale in April 2013.

St Heliers luxury retreat (1)

St Heliers is a residential suburb of Auckland City, originally named Glen Orchard but undergoing a change of name to St Heliers Bay, as later it used to be a stud farm. It used to be reached by boat in half an hour from Auckland and after the building of Tamaki Drive in the late 1920s the place turned into a commuter suburb and a weekend destination.

Made of cedar wood, this astonishing 4-bedroom, 2-bathroom sprawling retreat includes lavish open plan living areas overlooking wrap around decks ideal for relaxation in the middle of nature. Special highlights include picture windows offering magnificent views of native trees and vegetation, thereby creating a genuine feeling if ‘kiwiana’, an expansive designer kitchen, 2-car garage, off-street parking space and gated security. Chattels include blinds, alarm, curtains, dishwasher, extractor fan, light fittings, rangehood, stove, waste master, fridge/freezer, microwave and spa pool. The garden features