Superbly located in the very heart of Takapuna just a couple of steps from fabulous cafes, restaurants and the Bruce Mason Theatre this character residence is a real find! Set on a 673m2 freehold title and zoned mixed housing urban with delightful lawns and gardens this solid weatherboard residence has recently undergone a stylish renovation and has the added bonus of lovely sea and Rangitoto views. Stepping inside, the main living and dining areas feature a high stud ceiling with attractive beams and windows and there is a sensational entertainers kitchen with large central island, European appliances and a Belling oven. There are three bedrooms upstairs including a generous master bedroom and a well-appointed tiled bathroom with heated floors. Pretty French doors open to a private sunny deck and rear garden complete with ornamental cherry tree. A sweet orangery or conservatory opens to the same garden and links the home to a comfortable spacious sleep-out. A second bathroom is located on the main living level along with a super-sized laundry/butlers pantry offering easy amenity and extensive storage. A single garage includes a workshop bench and there is plenty of off-street parking. The home has a cosy gas fired central heating system, alarm and security gate with intercom. Living here is so easy its a short walk to the beach and even shorter to a gym, shops, cafes and Takapuna Pool. Excellent school zones including Westlake Boys and Girls and Takapuna Grammar School. This is an opportunity not to be missed!