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This recently renovated Castor Bay home comes with stunning sea views

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Enjoy panoramic sea views from this classic Castor Bay home for sale. Recently renovated to maximise easy, stylish living, this is a house to snap up


  • Address: 1 Midway Ave, Castor Bay, Auckland
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Parking: 2 Garage

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This recently renovated Castor Bay home comes with stunning sea views

Homes on Midway Avenue showcase some of the best views of the North Shore, with number 1 a shining example. Its elevated position captures panoramic visions spanning from the Sky Tower right around to the Whangaparoa Peninsula, plus everything in-between. This smart, well-maintained and recently renovated property presents an easy, stylish home environment with lock-up-and-leave convenience.

The current owners have lived here for the past 12 years and have transformed the residence inside and out, with refurbishments designed for comfort, aesthetics and ease of lifestyle. Weekend freedom is assured as there are no grounds to maintain, just a small stone and succulents garden that smartens up the front entrance.

This elevated Castor Bay street is a sought-after neighbourhood – a quiet cul-de-sac home to the local tennis club. Its proximity to both Milford and Castor Bay beaches is fantastic, both are just a short walk down the hill in either direction. The Milford marina and village itself are also within close proximity – with the small but busy township offering a vast array of cafes, bars, restaurants and shops. School zones include Campbells Bay Primary, Takapuna Normal and both Westlake Girls and Boys High Schools.

Bright, light-filled interiors see high ceilings complemented with a fresh, contemporary interior palette, creating an excellent sense of space throughout. The two-level home presents two-and-a-half bathrooms, three bedrooms and a family room – which could also double as an extra bedroom if required. While views are captured from both levels, the vantage point from upstairs is a truly magnificent spectacle.

Upstairs, the top floor lounge, dining and kitchen area is open-plan, fantastic for entertaining and configured to maximise the view from every aspect. The chef’s kitchen boasts a light stone island bench, induction cooktop, soft close drawers and Asko appliances. A multitude of windows around the perimeter and a wall of bifold doors frame the outlook, which is ever-changing and truly captivating at all times of the day. Rangitoto and all the islands of the gulf are on display, along with all the nautical activity on the water. The lights of Auckland city, the Eastern Bays and the Whangaparoa Peninsula to the north come alive at night, illuminating the vast landscape.

The master is the only bedroom on this level, with incredible views, a walk-in wardrobe and ensuite with bath. The ground floor is dedicated to the remaining accommodation and family room, where two of the rooms open out to the deck. An elongated cupboard has been handily transformed into an office nook down here, perfectly fitting the PC, printer and additional storage space.  The carpeted double garage has internal access and opens into the separate laundry.

Notable aspects of the renovation include the addition of double glazing and LED lighting throughout, new kitchen and bathrooms, new garage door and new tiles to the front door. There are also two heat pumps and two gas heaters, as well as underfloor heating in the master ensuite.

With every element of the update done with a view to stay, the fortunate new owner of this property can be assured of the high quality, attention to detail and contemporary features throughout.  It presents stylish living and dazzling views in a sought-after location.

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