Nestled on the fringes of Auckland, these impressive properties for sale offer peace, privacy, and an enviable lifestyle
A lot of us dream of escaping the pressures of city life and retreating to a lifestyle block at the end of the day to enjoy some peace and privacy. However many properties come with hefty demands on time and energy in terms of ongoing maintenance and upkeep, chipping away at precious leisure time.
Here’s our pick of lifestyle properties on the fringes of Auckland where you can get away from the pressures of the city and really enjoy all the bonuses of country living.
1. Sweeping views
You’ll feel like the king of the castle living in this immaculate Leigh home designed by architect Rewi Thompson with its sweeping views over the countryside towards Omaha Beach and the sea beyond.
Surrounded by mature convenanted bush and with some land in fenced pasture there are so many options here for those wanting to create the lifestyle dream.
Relax by the pool or take a short drive to swim at nearby beaches. Entertain your friends in the wine cellar and tasting room or the magnificent living area that embraces those amazing views. This home ticks all the boxes.
2. Lots of options
This distinctive Whitford home is built around a turret-like central living area that creates a fluid entertaining space that opens to views of Wade Island and Turanga Estuary.
It offers the ideal solution for those who want peace and privacy close to the CBD with a relaxing 35-minute commute to Auckland on the ferry.
With wide waterfront access, close to bridle trails and the Whitford Pony Club and with plenty of potential to develop the surrounding land further, this has dream property written all over it.
3. Luxurious living
There’s nothing to do here but relax and enjoy all the features that this sprawling Coatesville property offers. The living areas and entertainer’s kitchen open to lovely views over the manicured gardens and green paddocks beyond.
You’ll love gathering in the courtyard round the outdoor fireplace for alfresco meals and the kids can keep their ponies at home and ride the short distance to Coatesville Pony Club.
This home offer luxurious living in the heart of an established rural community.
4. Taste of the country
You can enjoy all the benefits of a lifestyle property without having any hassles with upkeep on this well-maintained, fenced level block in Kaukapakapa.
The surrounding verandah opens all the rooms to the lovely rural views and offers so many options to sit and enjoy the peace and quiet.
There’s a pool for plenty of family fun and a spa for a relaxing soak at the end of the day. Conveniently located close to Silverdale this home offers a geat taste of country living.
5. Fairytale appeal
If a lifestyle block is your dream then this Ramarama home has a fairytale appeal with its turret surveying the surrounding countryside and quaint style.
It’s also big on space for all the family with six bedrooms, multiple living areas, beautiful bush surrounds, generous outbuildings and landscaped gardens.
This unique home also has an arena for exercising horses, orchard and run for the chooks. There’s not much else you need to settle in and enjoy the good life on the fringes of Auckland.
6. Perfect bolthole
This 70s Waimauku pad is all about living a laidback lifestyle with the living areas all flowing to the paved courtyard and solar-heated pool.
Enjoy the uninterrupted views over beautiful lush countryside while your horses graze in the seven surrounding paddocks.
There’s a barn to store all the equipment and a few toys too and you’ll love being able to walk down to the Kaipara River on the boundary of the property to enjoy some downtime with the family. A perfect bolthole to escape from the city.