Western Homes : March 21st 2013
68 Thursday, March 21, 2013 Western Homes Scenic location: Far from the crowds, 1174 Scenic Drive is close to entertainment and leisure. Stunning views, premium living Sweeping views: The views sweep out to Rangitoto, the harbour, City and the valley below. Elegant interiors: Sophisticated interiors are a hallmark of this property. Cafe scene: The kitchen comes with a breakfast island, modern stainless appliances and chef's oven. Classy without being osten- tatious. Large without being rambling. Far from the mad- ding crowds and yet an easy drive to entertainment and leisure hubs. Exuding a sophisticated character in a semi-rural backdrop, with an eye on the City, 1174 Scenic Drive belongs to a rare breed -- a premium residence that is also an endearing family retreat. Any way you look at it, this Swanson beauty pro- mises an exceptional lifestyle for your family. The setting is indeed impeccable, with breathtak- ing views that sweep out to Rangitoto, the harbour, City and the valley, making it a one of a kind lifestyle location. You are minutes to Swan- son Village for the rail link, cafes and shops, plus a short drive away are beaches, bushwalks and the Arataki Visitor Centre, the gateway to the Waitakere Ranges. The interiors of this three- level residence are no less stunning. The hub of the house is a spacious open-plan lounge, dining and kitchen. The vaulted ceilings, banks of windows and bifolds blend to create a magical three- dimensional environment. A woodburner and heat- pump provide year-round cli- mate control. The lounge opens out to the entertaining deck with those unbroken valley views. The new retro kitchen is stylish and inviting. With a centre-stage breakfast island, modern stainless appliances and chef s oven, it s a cafe scene. Past the kitchen, there s a wonderful office/music room that opens out to the deck. Plus, there s a separate toilet for convenience and access to the double internal garage. Follow the internal stairs down to the next level to three bedrooms, serviced by the main modern bathroom, complete with trendy floor tiles. Another level down is the parents wing -- the pri- vate master bedroom, with high stud ceiling and feature wall, views of native bush, trendy new ensuite bathroom and walk-in shower. The premium appeal is enhanced by the tastefully repainted interiors, new ensuite bathroom, new kitchen, new lighting, blinds and drapes. Makes you wonder - who would want to part with this beauty? Price by Negotiation. View- ing at open homes 1.30 to 2.15pm Saturday and Sunday or online at www.open2view. com ID# 288421. For more information call Gary or Yolanda Atkins of First National Waitakere. Gary 027-5618-206, Yolanda 027-5618-205, a/h 8108091.
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