It’s a sanctuary in the city. Herne Bay is one of Auckland’s most prestigious suburbs. Located on the shores of the Waitemata Harbour, Herne Bay is only a short distance from Auckland’s CBD.
Houses for sale in Herne Bay, Auckland, range from modern homes to huge family heritage villas as well as flats for the singles. Herne Bay is split into two markets (northern slopes and southern slopes). The northern slopes are more exclusive but more diverse, many with sea views. This part of Herne Bay, Auckland is lined with small beaches with wide yet quiet streets. Because of the varied nature of the homes on the northern slopes, prices can vary from $850,000 to $15 million.
The southern slopes, which some people searching for houses for sale in Herne Bay, Auckland, often assume is part of Ponsonby. It’s where you will find street after tree-dotted street of untouched bay villas. These homes are generally smaller, a little less sunny and more uniform by design. This is the busier side of Herne Bay but homes in this area are still hugely sort after. Prices range from $700,000 to over 1.5 million.
For most of the homes in this area of Auckland, it is a mere stroll to Jervois Road, the main strip. Jervois Road is over flowing with cafes, delis and restaurants. There is also a variety of shops from fashion boutiques to gift and home-ware stores. Providing a social and friendly atmosphere for the locals.
Popular Ponsonby Road is also a short walk away. Ponsonby is known for shopping with a designer edge, as well as its many cafes and restaurants.
Many seek houses for sale in this area of Auckland because there are a number of preferred schools located in this area. Other amenities that the children love include the outdoor Point Erin pools and playgrounds on Salisbury St and at Cox’s Bay Park.
With the Westhaven Marina and Victoria Park close by, The Racquettes Club and West End Tennis club, there is plenty to keep you occupied in the evenings and weekends for those living in this suburb of Auckland.
Access to the Northern Motorway and the North Shore is close by, making commuting easy for those who work outside of the CBD and for extra convenience, there are frequent buses run along Jervois Road to the city.
It is definitely worth looking at a house for sale in Herne Bay, Auckland!
Written by Simon Damerell, co-principal of Ray White Ponsonby Real Estate. Ray White Ponsonby – Real Estate Auckland, New Zealand serves popular Auckland inner-city suburbs – Herne Bay Houses. This small, unique and increasingly sought after geographic area offers proximity to the city centre, the harbour and the lifestyle increasingly desired by Aucklanders. Ray White Ponsonby Real Estate employs a knowledgeable team with a collective experience in excess of 250 years to help buyers find the ideal property. With a clearly defined marketing strategy Ray White Ponsonby Real Estate also works to get the best price for each and every vendor that they list.