29/05/2022 02:00:00 PM29/05/2022 02:30:00 PMSunday 29<sup>th</sup> May: 2:00pm - 2:30pmOpen home for 8 King Edward Parade, Devonport. Starting at 02:00PM and finishing at 02:30PM
Open home for listing ID:831025. Listing by Trish Fitzgerald from Barfoot & Thompson.8 King Edward Parade, Devonport Pacific/AucklandDD/MM/YYYY
King Edward Parade is one of Devonport waterfront's most prestigious addresses. One might say it is indeed a once in a lifetime opportunity when a property such as this is actually for sale in this highly prized, landmark location. We are honoured to present to you 8 King Edward Parade. The home is known affectionately as Bimira, named after the owner's beloved late parents - and the very first time this treasured family heirloom has been presented to the market after 30 years. Beautifully elevated and wonderfully private, this timelessly elegant Grande Dame of a 1910 double bay villa, on a 556 sq m2 section, is sheltered by lush gardens with a unique aspect being perfectly positioned on the corner of King Edward Parade and May's Street. All whilst featuring multi-million dollar views of Waitemata harbour, Auckland city and beyond while being just a few minutes walk to Devonport village with the ferry to the city. The side gate invites you to enter into this exclusive property, up the pretty garden path and stroll through the long, grand entrance; it's like going back in time, you can sense the history of this majestic abode. Make a beeline for the abundant living area, marvel at its floor-to-ceiling glass doors with beautiful pastel stained windows, note the sun-drenched kitchen and dining area. This grandiose heritage home flows effortlessly from indoors to outdoors and basks in the warmth of all day sun. You may well feel like a King or a Queen sitting aboard the QE2, listening to the gentle clinking of the sails, watching the twinkling lights sparkle and enjoying a fine glass of wine as the sun goes down. Displaying classic villa trademark soaring ceilings, ornate fireplaces, native timber flooring. On the downstairs level we also have an inviting and generously sized garden lounge plus a lovely double bedroom all flowing out to the secluded north-facing courtyard and garden. Saunter up the enchanting staircase past the stunning statement lead-light window and be instantly captivated by the luminous master bedroom with its charming window seat looking out to the city, copious wardrobe space, ensuite and a secret balcony complete with breath-taking views of the prime waterfront and perfect for watching the sunset and the changing lights of the Sky Tower with its spectacular fireworks displays at New Year. Tucked out the back we have a fragrant fully fenced garden perfect for children and pets, plus a delightful guest suite with charming barn-like ceilings - perfect for when family come and visit. It conveniently sits above one of the two separate garages on offer. Situated on such a coveted address and laying claim to a wealth of heritage and prestige, this highly distinguished residence has views you must come to see if you are seeking your own piece of waterfront magic in the heart of Devonport.