Western Homes : January 15th 2015
16 Thursday, January 15, 2015 Western Homes Striking style: The home at 41 Puketea Street was inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright and offers a peaceful lifestyle. Sun-soaked retreat in Blockhouse Bay If rest and relaxation feature on your ‘must have’ list for your next home, the peaceful property at 41 Puketea Street in Blockhouse Bay is well worth a visit. Tucked discretely away from the road you will discover this inviting two storey home, which boasts three bedrooms, multiple living areas and gardens that are a joy to behold. Designed by the owner Brian 40 years ago with influence from Frank Lloyd Wright, the famous American architect, it was cutting edge for its era and even now still retains a very modern look. Families both young and old will enjoy this 1133 square metre section, with ample lawn space and gardens for children to explore, as well as an expansive north facing deck, perfectly positioned to take advantage of all-day sun. The north wall of the living area features massive double glazed sliding doors, ensuring wonderful indoor/outdoor flow to the deck and an abundance of natural lighting throughout the day. The top storey encompasses a huge open plan living area, comprising a family room, large ‘eat in’ kitchen with added breakfast bar, dining and cosy television viewing area. Also on this level are three double bedrooms all with built in wardrobes and brand new carpeting. For the comfort of the next owners, the family bathroom has been remodelled and now includes a walk in shower, a bath and under-floor heating. A separate toilet also enjoys under-floor heating. An added bonus is the wellplanned lower level – with an extensive rumpus or second living area, a workshop, laundry and toilet. There is ample potential to utilise this area as guest Modern facilities: The bathroom has been renovated to include a walk-in shower, a separate bath and under-floor heating. accommodation or a teenager’s retreat, or use it as a hobby space or home office to suit your requirements. After 40 years here and countless happy memories, the home’s current owners Gwen and Brian are ready to enjoy their future years in a nearby retirement village. Gwen says they are thrilled to be staying close to this ‘‘vibrant suburb’’ and adds that they have enjoyed the home’s enchanting natural setting, as well as its proximity to the village, the beautiful little Blockhouse Bay beach and Auckland’s CBD. Come and experience this property’s unique beauty for yourself at the open homes every Saturday and Sunday from 1pm to 2pm, or take a look online at harcourts.co.nz using property ID PBY3983. ❚ This property will be auctioned onsite on Tuesday February 3 at 7pm (unless sold prior). For all enquiries phone Marie Grace or Chris Blanchfield at Harcourts Charlton Realty Limited on 022 164 7223 or 027 667 5577. Extensive section: With 1133 square metres of land there is ample space for families to enjoy. Impeccable flow: Entertainers will love the easy access from the living areas out to the sun-soaked deck.
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