YOUR OWN BUSINESS WITH FREEDOM AND YOUR OWN ISLAND LIFE
The best combination of working and living is what this waterfront luxury Lodge offers. There are several possibilities to choose from:
• Run it as a luxury Lodge providing four quality suites for guest from all over the world. • A permanent boarding type of home for the well-heeled looking for a carefree lifestyle. • Short/long term corporate tenants wanting to live the island life without the trouble of maintaining a property. • Corporate events for small executive groups (4 to 8 people) • Weekend or holiday "get together" for extended families • A sought after Air B&B • For people just wanted to get away from their busy and tiring life • Extended family pooling together to live the island dream of fishing, boating, kayaking and BBQ's in a beach environment.
The lower floor surrounded by decks and gardens feature four large executive studio apartments each with ensuite and views to the beach and sea, a central living area with a good size lounge and dining area, a tucked away library, Large kitchen with larder room and a laundry plus storage room.
The large floor to ceiling windows and open plan atrium like living area open up to well-kept verandas and gardens providing ample space for a peaceful retreat and privacy. The property has been designed for every room to look out over the beach and enjoy the sea views.
The upper level features a private residence featuring a modern kitchen, open plan living area opening up to two large decks, two king size bedrooms, each with their own bathroom and a separate study. This truly is a very special property with many possibilities in a supreme location and in one of the most beautiful islands in the world. .
Waiheke Island is the most populated and second-largest island in the gulf. Its ferry terminal in Matiatia Bay at the western end is 21.5 km (13.4 mi) from the central-city terminal in Auckland the largest city of New Zealand. Although it is well populated most people enjoy the peace and quiet and the bounty of its beautiful nature, vineyards and beaches of the most accessible island in the Gulf. The island is very hilly with few flat areas, the highest point being Maunganui at 231 m (758 ft).
Waiheke has become known as New Zealand's "island of wine," home to a dedicated group of winegrowers who have successfully matched the maritime climate and ancient soil structures to the selection of classical grape varieties to produce red and white wines with distinctive varietal character. There is an abundance of olive groves produce the most delicious and exceptional oils enhancing many a connoisseur's table. Together with its Art, Galleries, Music and festivals it is unprejudiced the place to be.
Waiheke's lifestyle is largely influenced by the fact that it is surrounded by water and is popular for a wide range of activities such as kite surfing, kayaking, stand-up-paddle boarding, boating, swimming and other typical beach pursuits. The climate is slightly warmer than Auckland, with less humidity and rain, and more sunshine hours. The original Maori name for Waiheke was apparently Te Motu-arai-roa, "the long sheltering island"
Waiheke Island shows in the international rating of being the fifth-best destination in the world to visit it received from "Lonely Planet" in 2016 and the fourth best island in the world in Conde Nast Traveler's "30 Best Island in the World list".
Scheduled ferry services regularly sail to and from Waiheke from Downtown Auckland to Waiheke's Matiatia wharf, with trips taking approximately 40 minutes. Buses and taxies are available to get you to your destination. There is a passenger, car and freight services leaving from Half Moon Bay in East Auckland and from Wynyard Quarter in the City to Waiheke's Kennedy Point with trips taking around 50 minutes to an hour.