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FOR SALE - 10 Kotanui Avenue, Army Bay

Available For The First Time In Over Half A Century!

Auction 23 Mar 2019 Unless Sold Prior

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Offered for the first time in a half century, this exclusive property eagerly awaits its next owners.

The idea of the 'forever' home in the perfect location is a tricky one to pin down. You may not have a clue what it will look like, but you'll know when you arrive. Which is clearly what happened to the family of 10 Kotanui, when they arrived 55 years ago.

Stunning views and location as you are situated at the end of the peninsula, just before Shakespear Regional Park. On offer for you to enjoy are sweeping views and three beaches - one perfect for launching the boat, one known as a safe swimming beach and the other great for foraging clams. These are but a few reasons why the family had chosen to live here, turning this into their forever home.

There's still plenty of scope to put your own touches and add value to this home. Or explore the opportunity of this large site, perhaps this could become a home for not just one family but two. This three bedroom home with a study the size of a single bedroom has been freshened up ready for you to enjoy. Within the garden you will discover the sweet melody of the local wildlife, as the mature fruit trees attract the native birds. All this is complemented by ample parking and assisted access within the home - a chair lift within the staircase and the main bathroom is a wet room. Being situated peacefully down the driveway in a quiet cul-de-sac, which has walkways, offering you easy access to the beaches. At the top of your avenue, you conveniently have the local dairy, ensuring you will never be short of an ice cream on those hot summer days or a loaf of bread and fresh milk. Just a short drive or enjoyable walk to your local Gulf Harbour community with marina, golf courses, shopping, restaurants and schooling. Everything you could need or want is right here at your fingertips. We can understand, with all this on offer why the family have stayed living here for 55 years. It truly speaks volumes that this is a property in this location that you want to own.

Your three beach's - Te Haruhi Bay has the largest and most popular beach. Wide grassed areas studded with large, shady trees lead down to the water's edge It's a perfect place to spread a rug and relax with a book. Okoromai Bay is one of the few spots remaining in the Auckland region where one can gather clams. As the tide retreats, you can stroll out to collect cockles at the water's edge. Army Bay is a popular spot for locals launching their boats, kayaking and paddle boarding. The gentle curve of the sandy beach, the seclusion offered and the views of the Hauraki Gulf have created a picturesque spot to simply relax and enjoy the views.

The regional park is a habitat for native wildlife and the picturesque Gully Waterfalls, includes scenic walking trails one being a walk which takes you to a lookout offering 360 panoramic views of the Hauraki Gulf. There are several walking trails to discover. The Heritage Trail passes through native forest, wetlands and farmland to reach historic sites including a World War II gun emplacement. The Tiri Tiri Track takes you from Te Haruhi Bay along the beach and past an old Maori settlement before following the cliff line to views of Tiritiri Matangi Island wildlife sanctuary. Native birds from the sanctuary are migrating across to the regenerating native forest in the park.

Living at the end of the peninsula, you have the best of both worlds. Peace and tranquillity, whilst still being so close to the City - with an quick ferry ride you can be in the heart of Auckland City amongst the hustle and bustle of city life.

Come experience why this family have loved living here for so long. Then seize this opportunity with abundant potential, making you the proud owners of 10 Kotanui.

Open Home followed by the Auction!


Open Home - Saturday at 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Auction - Saturday at 4:00 p.m.

Property Information

  • Land Size: 1328 sqm

  • Tenure: Freehold

  • Approx year built: 1967

  • Property condition: Good

  • Property Type: House

  • House style: Other (Family)

  • Garaging / carparking: Single lock-up, Auto doors (Number of remotes: 2), Open carport, Off street

  • Construction: Weatherboard and Block

  • Joinery: Timber

  • Roof: Iron

  • Flooring: Carpet and Other (Cork)

  • Window coverings: Drapes, Net curtains, Blinds

  • Heating / Cooling: Heat pump

  • Electrical: TV points, TV aerial, Phone extensions

  • Property Features: Smoke alarms

  • Chattels remaining: Blinds, Fixed floor coverings, Light fittings, Curtains, TV Aerial, Net Curtains, Wall Oven, Cook Top Electric, Dish Washer

  • Kitchen: Modern, Open plan, Dishwasher, Separate cooktop, Separate oven, Pantry and Finished in Laminate

  • Living area: Open plan

  • Main bedroom: Double and Built-in-robe

  • Bedroom 2: Double

  • Bedroom 3: Double

  • Additional rooms: Office / study, Conservatory / sunroom

  • Laundry: Separate

  • Views: Park, Water, Urban

  • Aspect: North

  • Outdoor living: Clothes line, Garden, Deck / patio

  • Fencing: Partial

  • Land contour: Flat to sloping

  • Grounds: Tidy, Backyard access, Manicured

  • Water heating: Electric

  • Water supply: Tank (size: 7000)

  • Sewerage: Mains

  • Locality: Close to shops, Close to schools, Close to transport