Superbly located in tightly held Rarere Road just a very short stroll from beautiful Takapuna Beach this stunning character home built in the early 1990s has undergone a sensational renovation in 2008 and the results are simply inspirational. There is a fabulous designer gourmet kitchen with a large island and a butler's pantry and a gorgeous dining room that flows seamlessly to a spacious sunny courtyard ideal for entertaining. The home has an elegant formal lounge with a feature gas fireplace and an adjacent reading or TV room. There is a breathtaking sweeping staircase that leads to three double bedrooms plus a study upstairs. The master bedroom is generous and features a large walk in wardrobe and deck from which to enjoy lovely views over to iconic Rangitoto Island and the Hauraki Gulf. There are two stylish bathrooms (including ensuite). Excellent school zones including Westlake Girls School, TGS, Hauraki Primary and Belmont Intermediate. Short stroll to all the shops, cafes and restaurants in Takapuna and close proximity to motorway for CBD.