Presented as new, this big 301 square meter four bedroom family home offers comfortable, stylish family living, less than 200 steps from Auckland's favourite city beach. It provides fantastic access to the fun waterside lifestyle in a quiet, securely gated property, protected from the wind. Every room faces north.Beautiful relaxing living areas are elevated, opening to easy-care outdoor spaces where you can listen to incredible birdsong. The large family room bathes in all-day sun, expanding across a huge entertainer's terrace beneath a Louvretec canopy with sensors that respond to the weather conditions. A remote-controlled sunscreen blind adds further protection from the sun and breezes. There is just enough garden to potter in on the 390 square meter section and beside the terrace a gardenia ground cover releases its intoxicating fragrance. A sleek modern, fully equipped kitchen has a butler's pantry. In the evening, head to the lounge to watch tv or bathe in afternoon sun on the balcony.Another versatile living area, gym, home office or fifth bedroom on the lower level opens to Astro Turf lawn with an outdoor shower so you can wash away the sand after the beach. On the same level as the living, guests can stay in the bedroom with their own bathroom while there are two more bedrooms above plus a family bathroom and an en suite. The master suite also has a large dressing room and a wonderful outlook. There's a laundry chute upstairs and huge storage thoughtfully included throughout. Active families will appreciate space for paddle boards and beach toys in a lock-up under the house and another room with substantial capacity - maybe a wine cellar - next to the double internal garage and separate laundry.With great secure off-street parking and zoned for Kohi School, St Ignatius, Glendowie College and Baradene College. Nothing this good lasts long in this fantastic address with cafes and tennis up the road. Live the dream beach lifestyle.