Tender: Closes 4:00 p.m. Thursday 28th November 2019 (unless sold prior)Invite your guests to share a spectacular front row seat enjoying the America's Cup action from this vast, ultra-private coastal setting with some of the best views over Cheltenham beach and the Gulf. Over 2000 sq m of absolute waterfront property (riparian rights) in level manicured gardens with expansive lawns and steps down to an exquisite private swimming beach - can be yours.Such a spectacular property is extremely rare. Even more so are the possibilities to transform it into your very own waterfront lifestyle paradise.Comfortable, calm and easy to live in, the gracious brick and stucco home with classic features has been enlarged with additions by architect Terry Hitchcock. It has been beautifully maintained over the years, since it was built in 1918.Large family and formal living areas make it easy to entertain large numbers. Embracing a dining room, the kitchen/family area extends to a sunny, private courtyard, while on the sea-side, a huge lounge maximises enjoyment of the views through extensive glazing.A log fire keeps the big room cosy in winter while ducted gas central heating warms the whole house. There is a guest suite downstairs plus a family bathroom and three more good-sized bedrooms upstairs are well-serviced by more bathrooms. Garaging is huge; off-street parking excellent.Arguably one of Auckland's best locations, with excellent transport options, top schools, numerous playgrounds, excellent cafes and Waitemata Golf Course and Boating club nearby, the local amenities are second to none. Walk or ride to the Devonport ferry, connecting you with Auckland's CBD, you will find no better place to live.Titivate, renovate or enjoy as it is - anything is possible. A rare privilege and an extraordinary opportunity not to be missed. The owners have lived here for 45 fantastic years, now it's time for the next lucky purchasers. Make your mark, secure your future at this one of a kind, blue chip address.