Modern, stand-alone 3-brm apartment in Auckland city

Modern, stand-alone 3-brm apartment in Auckland city

Richard

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3 Bedrooms
Sleeps 6
2 Bathrooms
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Our home

Our apartment sits above our shop on the Mt Eden-Three Kings border - about 20 minutes drive from Queen St - and has three bedrooms, three balconies and 130sqm of space. It is up-to-the minute with a fully equipped Miele kitchen including induction cook-top and built-in expresso machine; a comfortable living area with modern leather furniture and a 42in Plasma screen, and two sylish bathrooms - one with wc, bath and shower; the other with wc and shower. The master bedroom is enormous, with en-suite and walk-in closets, and a second television (Sky equipped). Bi-folds open on to a large deck with wonderful elevated views. The other two bedrooms each have double beds; a queen in one and a double-sized murphy wallbed in the other. These two rooms are interconnecting, but have their own indvidual access as well. There is a full satellite television service, dvd, wireless broadband, and newspapers delivered daily. Bus service stops almost outside door, and a lovely park is directly across the road.

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Who we are

  1. Richard and Brodwyn are both in their late 40s and have their own businesses. Richard is a journalist and has travelled the world for the past 20 years, and Brodwyn is a management consultant and is also an experienced traveller. So far we have enjoyed one, very successful, two month-long swap with an english couple. We have two grown-up children, Hailey (22) and Elliot (20), a wee collie named Jazz (who will be looked after by friends), and extended family throughout the country. We especially enjoy travelling and meeting new people.

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Auckland is effectively situated on a extinct volcano field, and our apartment is situated directly across the road from a park in which you can stroll around grassy craters, and look out over several other former volcanoes - Mt Eden, Mt Wellington, Mt Albert and Mt Roskill, to name a few. From our home you can be at the airport in 20 minutes, the CBD within 20 minutes, on a range of golf courses within 15 minutes, or across the road in a fantastic coffee shop-cafe within 30 seconds! Restaurants about five minutes away. The City of Sails is the true gateway to the rest of the country and we have a middle-aged but well-maintained Audi V6 available. It takes only a couple of hours to drive into the stunning and winterless far north, and just a four-hour drive (or a 30 minute flight) to reach the ski-fields of the Central Plateau. If you're really in the mood for the skiing, though, the world-class Central Otago ski-fields in the South Island will take about 1hr40m by air. Rugby fans take note: Eden Park, venue for the 2011 RWC semis and final, is about five minutes' drive from our apartment.

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