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Breathtaking Mangawhai Heads estate coated in history presents rare opportunity for astute buyers

Nestled on an expansive 2,206sqm plot, this esteemed residence is rich in history. With a century-long connection to the Mangawhai Heads community, the current family have now decided to pass on their cherished home for the next chapter to be written in its illustrious story.

“This is an incredibly unique opportunity to secure a piece of land that hasn’t come onto the market before, paving the way for the next generation of owners" says Bayleys salesperson Laureen Hayes.

Spanning two stories and crafted by the renowned Philippa Johnson Architect, this grand four-bedroom, three-bathroom, abode embodies timeless sophistication.

Its original 1990s grandeur offers a striking foundation for additional contemporary flair, with the bespoke Hinuera brick cladding promising both aesthetic grace and enduring quality.

“The property is completely untouched, and provides the perfect blank canvas to modernise, add your own flavour and bring the home into the 21st century. This is an incredibly rare opportunity in a fantastic almost waterfront location”

Enviably positioned close to the water’s edge in the heart of Mangawhai Heads, 4 Doris Street boasts uninterrupted 180-degree views of both the Estuary and sea thanks to an adjacent public reserve - a treasured legacy from the family’s forebears.

“You can enjoy all the best parts of the area right from your window. The coastal view, the sand dunes and the sea are amazing, and when you look through the palm trees it really feels like a tropical paradise.”

Inside, the welcoming residence offers a substantial study/office, spacious living areas, including two lounges - one with an authentic bar, perfect for hosting gatherings and family engagements. Four bedrooms provide plenty of space for guests or family, including a luxurious master suite with a balcony overlooking the estuary.

Outside, the meticulously landscaped tropical gardens hint at joyous gatherings, adorned with a variety of fruit trees that provide seasonal delights. A heated in-ground saltwater pool and adjacent cabana beckon for summertime relaxation, promising endless hours of leisure and enjoyment.

“The vendors have the fondest memories of family gatherings while watching their loved ones grow up in the setting. The set up is perfect for next owners to now create their own lasting memories too.”

Situated within an exclusive enclave, this Mangawhai Heads gem presents a rare prospect for discerning buyers. With the potential for subdivision and a pre-existing driveway, the opportunities are as expansive as the breathtaking vistas that surround it.

“There’s the possibility of expanding the property further to accommodate a growing family and their friends. There’s plenty of opportunity to make it your own, the only limit is your imagination”

The surrounding Mangawhai area is a feast for outdoor enthusiasts. You can play bowls or a round of golf at the championship course, paddleboard or kayak the estuary, fish from the jetty, charter a boat or take out your own.

For those with an eye for legacy and a reverence for history, this opportunity is not to be missed.

Laureen Hayes and Letitia Partridge are marketing 4 Doris Street for sale via the tender process, with a deadline of 4pm 9th May 2024 (unless sold prior).

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