Finally, Auckland has a residence to accommodate those who enjoy the very best of everything! St Mary’s Residence in St Mary’s Bay Auckland has classic harbour-views, is only minutes from downtown and with it’s chic heritage decor provides an ideal escape from the ordinary in every way. This Villa offers a unique full service home-away- from- home experience in the style and comfort of the most luxurious and refined Hotels and private Villa’s in the world.
The St Mary’s Residence manifests as an example of the diverse cultural and modernist trends that have embraced the fast growing city of Auckland since the turn of the century. Auckland’s population,now over 1.5 million, is a vibrant ethnic mix which tastefully blends with the British /European influences of its beginnings in the 1800’s. This year St Mary’s Bay and adjacent Herne Bay, two of Auckland’s pioneer suburbs, have become the first ” two million dollar” median house price suburbs in New Zealand. These popular areas full of refurbished colonial villas, afford easy access to the city with its international shopping and hotels.Highlights are the attractive harbour – side Viaduct restaurant area and the classy shops and restaurants of Newmarket and Parnell to the east.Then there is the eclectic mix of all things cool that is nearby Ponsonby. Just 4o minutes from the airport, St Mary’s Bay is central to all there is to do in Auckland.
St Mary’s Residence is perched just above Westhaven, an exclusive boat harbour full of nicely presented yachts aching to set forth out into the hobby sailor’s dream which is the island dotted Hauraki Gulf. Take a cruise on a full service yacht or regular ferry to Waiheke and visit some of that beach-ringed islet’s many famous vineyards, exclusive restaurants and perfect beaches. Drive 30 minutes west to the well-trailed walks through the sub-tropical forests of the Waitakere ranges and see the black sand beaches, spectacular cliffs and twisted rock formations sculptured by the blustering winds and wild surf of the Tasman sea. Try any number of day trips under the expert guidance of St Mary’s staff driver and car provided as part of the Residence’s service.
Owners Michael Coutts and Manjit Kaur have a background in the 5 star hospitality industry and this combined with their wide luxury travel experience ensure that everything about this Villa is coloured by excellence. After a day of shopping or sightseeing, relax while the expert private chef prepares your favourite meal served in front of the fire or on the romantic upper deck as you survey the beautiful evening sights illumined by the soft shades of the sun setting over the western mountain ranges.
The St Mary’ s Bay Residence has all the services one could want;- cool decor, luxury creature comforts, and it is in just the right place for even the most cosmopolitan guests to feel at home.
This is a luxury experience for those who want only the best. Villa Getaways is proud to add this excellent property to our database.
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St Mary’s Residence is now available for luxury holiday rental by Villa Getaways – Luxury Villas World Wide.
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