Tucked down a driveway set well back on one of Mission Bay's foremost streets, this secluded family haven is a mere minutes' walk from the beach. Nestled in its own leafy microclimate the two storey 227 sqm (approx.) home has concrete block lower level and treated timber framing, an easy-care fenced section and ample off-street parking. Configured to suit a range of buyers, the home will appeal to families seeking excellent school zones and those who love to plug into the cosmopolitan vibe of the bay, with proximity of restaurants, cafes on Tamaki Drive and parks including Bastion Point.A neutral décor evokes a relaxed and calming ambiance with full height doors enhancing the sense of space. Upstairs, open plan living areas have an attractive urban vista across the neighbourhood with one of the two northwest facing balconies connecting from both lounge and dining room. A retractable awning extends summer entertaining options and the open fireplace and heat pump in the lounge create a cosy harmony. The modernised kitchen comprises stainless steel appliances and plentiful marble look composite stone worktops. The two upstairs bedrooms include a master with ensuite, walk in wardrobe and sliders to another private balcony and a large airy second bedroom. The main family bathroom has a garden view and includes shower over the bathtub while the two bedrooms downstairs are served by a guest powder room. A generously sized laundry could be reconfigured into a full sized bathroom and laundry. A real bonus is the huge carpeted double garage that includes a sizable workshop for the home handyman.In zone for desirable Kohimarama School and Selwyn College, a short commute to the CBD, and Eastridge a handy drive for New World and food hall.