Western Homes : October 13th 2016
2 Thursday, October 13, 2016 WesternHomes This stylish, immaculately presentedhome offers comfortable low-maintenance living in a top location. Royal Heights charmer beckons This two-storey Royal Heights home looks as pretty as a picture on the outside, matched on the inside by its presentation. The three-bedroom, twobathroom home at 153 Royal Rd is on the market for the first time in 13 years, during which time the owners’ daughter and son-in-law enjoyed living there while saving for their own place. Enjoy is the operative word. It’s fresh and clean, with sunny living areas both inside and out and an excellent kitchen. The easy-care 463 square metre property sits at the front of a peaceful enclave of owneroccupied homes. It has the street frontage, tucked away behind fencing and foliage. It’s constructed of Palliside weatherboard with aluminium joinery and a mix of Colorsteel and Decramastic tile roofing; in other words, virtually maintenance free. Several newly installed features have kept things up to date and efficient, like the new alarm system, waste disposal, heated towel rail and garage door openers. Ranchsliders access the northfacing front verandah and patio. The kitchen is a generous layout The lightfilled lounge soaks up the sun and connects with north-facing outdoor living areas. The ground floor comprises living area, master bedroom with en suite, and separate laundry. Living is largely open plan with good definition between the kitchen, dining and lounge areas. The latter features a beautiful sarked timber ceiling and sunny bay window. with ample food prep and storage space. It includes a breakfast bar, pantry, dishwasher, wall oven, ceramic hob and waste disposer. The main bedroom is also generously sized and the wardrobe maximises available space, offering walk-in convenience with shelf and drawer storage. The en suite is attractively tiled and wellappointed. The two upstairs bedrooms continue the sunny, spacious theme. One looks towards harbour and city and has room for a second bed; both have built-in wardrobes plus roofline storage. They are separated by a family bathroom which, like everything else, looks fresh and up-to-date. The outdoors features sunny patios and a well-maintained BBQ deck; verandahs on two sides of the house; pebble gardens and an easily managed lawn. It’s all very easy-care, and a lovely setting. Parking is provided by a single garage and tandem carport with covered verandah access to the house. Children can walk to primary school, and there is easy access to the north-western and northern motorways and new Northwest Mall. Number 153 Royal Rd goes to auction at 34 Shortland St city on Friday October 28 at 10am, unless sold prior. Open homes: Saturday/Sunday 1pm to 2pm. Contact Jenny Thorpe, Barfoot & Thompson West Harbour on 0274 966 424 or 09 413 8384. www.barfoot.co.nz/581020. This well designed kitchen has everything you need, with good family connection. Private outdoor living areas are securely fenced and gated.
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