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Kohi townhouse sells at auction

A large Kohimarama townhouse (pictured), one back from Tamaki Drive, sold at Bayleys’ Remuera branch auction today, but the only bid for a Parnell studio was from the vendor and a unit in the new St Marks apartment block in Remuera attracted no bid.

Isthmus east

Eastern bays – Kohimarama

20A Eltham Rd:
Features: 259m² site, 229m² floor area, 3-level 3-bedroom townhouse, 2 living rooms, 3 bathrooms, 2 parking spaces, balcony, patio, roof garden, self-contained living at entry level giving guests independence
Outgoings: rates $5239/year including gst; no body corp fees
Outcome: sold for $2.715 million
Agents: Gary & Vicki Wallace

Parnell

258 Parnell Rd, unit 43:
Features: studio, parking space
Outcome: passed in after sole bid from vendor at $550,000
Agent: Trisha Vincent

10 Ruskin St, unit 3C:
Features: 2-level penthouse, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, balconies, 2 basement parking spaces
Outcome: auction postponed
Agent: Jiali Liu

Remuera

St Marks, 10 St Marks Rd, unit MAC 101:
Features: 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2.9m stud, 2 basement parking spaces
Outcome: no bid
Agents: Karen Spires & Trisha Vincent

Attribution: Auction documents.

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Apartment & townhouse sell, 4 more passed in

Bayleys sold an apartment & a townhouse at its auctions around Auckland last week, and 4 were passed in. The auction of another townhouse was postponed.

Isthmus east

Parnell

18 Brighton Rd, unit 1:
Features: 3-bedroom townhouse, 2 living rooms, 2 bathrooms, deck, parking space, designed by Marshall Cook
Outcome: passed in
Agent: Fleur Denning

Avoncourt, 57 Gladstone Rd, unit 1:
Features: half the top floor, 2 bedrooms, office, 2 living rooms, parking space, lift from carpark
Outcome: sold for $1.64 million
Agent: Fleur Denning

25 Windsor St, unit 4:
Features: 4-bedroom townhouse, 2 living rooms, 2 bathrooms, garage + parking space
Outcome: auction postponed
Agent: Fleur Denning

Remuera

Norfolk Manor, 2 Bassett Rd, unit 7:
Features: 199m² + balconies, terrace, 4-bedroom apartment, 2 living rooms, 2 bathrooms, 2-car basement parking, storage locker
Outgoings: rates $5412/year including gst
Outcome: passed in, back on the market at $2.347 million
Agent: Paul Sissons

Royal Oak

13 Turama Rd, unit 1:
Features: 3-bedroom townhouse, 2 bathrooms, study, 2 parking spaces
Outcome: sold for $1.145 million
Agent: Andrew Rumbles

North-east

Albany

22 Library Lane, unit 7-6-11:
Features: 46.7m² + 4.9m² balcony, one-bedroom apartment completed in September, parking space
Outcome: passed in, back on market at $508,000
Agents: Tina Tang & Ansen Huang

South

Pakuranga

40 Latham Avenue, unit 5:
Features: 2-bedroom unit, carport
Outcome: passed in, back on market at $589,000
Agents: Galina & John Shutkowski

Attribution: Agency release.

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Hotel suite & Statesman unit sell

A hotel suite in the Amora and one of 2 apartments in the Statesman (pictured) were sold at City Sales’ auction yesterday.

The second Statesman apartment and a new unit in the Victoria Residences opposite the SkyCity casino were under negotiation post-auction.

A unit in Imperial Gardens, where remediation works are pending and a Remuera townhouse were passed in.

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Learning Quarter

The Statesman, 1 Parliament St, unit G08:
Features: 80m² + deck, refurbished 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, parking space
Outgoings: rates $2118/year including gst; body corp levy $5209/year
Outcome: passed in after GAVL online bid, under negotiation post-auction
Agent: Scott Dunn

The Statesman, 1 Parliament St, unit 307:
Features: 57m², 2 bedrooms, potential to lease parking long-term
Outgoings: rates $1691/year including gst; body corp levy $3691/year
Outcome: sold vacant for $572,000
Agent: Scott Dunn

Uptown

Amora, 100 Greys Ave, unit 6J (door 610):
Features: 33m², fully furnished studio, deck
Outgoings: rates $4000/year including gst, paid by hotel
Outcome: sold for $225,000 at short-notice auction (zero-rated for gst – in hotel lease expiring in 2021)
Agent: Dahui Chen

Victoria Quarter

Imperial Gardens, 135 Hobson St, unit 701:
Features: 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 parking spaces
Outgoings: rates $1420/year including gst; remediation imminent
Outcome: passed in
Agent: Haytham Nasr

Victoria St

Victoria Residences, 75 Victoria St, unit 1304:
Features: 62m² + 8m² deck, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms
Outgoings: rates $1982/year including gst; body corp levy $4353/year
Income assessment: $800/week
Outcome: passed in at $840,000, under negotiation post-auction
Agents: Maggie Sun & Scott Dunn

Isthmus east

Remuera

7 Haast St, unit 2:
Features: cross-lease, half share in 625m², 3-bedroom townhouse, 2 covered parking spaces
Outgoings: rates $2885/year including gst
Outcome: passed in
Agent: Haytham Nasr

Attribution: Agency release.

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Remuera & Mt Albert units sell at auctions

An apartment in a gated Remuera development and a Mt Albert unit sold at Bayleys auctions last week. Another 3 units and a Karaka lifestyle or development block were passed in.

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Federal St

The Federal, 207 Federal St, unit 1008:
Features: 2-bedroom apartment
Outgoings: rates $1575/year including gst
Outcome: passed in, back on market at $569,000
Agents: Lucy Piatov & Chris Bell

Isthmus east

Remuera

3 Laxon Terrace, apartment O:
Features: 71m², 2-level townhouse in secure gated development, 2 bedrooms, deck & balcony, double garage
Outgoings: rates $2014/year including gst; body corp levy $2272/year after early payment discount
Outcome: sold for $830,000
Agents: Paul Sissons & Harry Cheng

Broadway Park, Ascot, 8 Middleton Rd, unit G02:
Features: 142m² apartment in pet-friendly complex, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, secure basement parking space
Outgoings: rates $3355/year including gst; body corp levies $6152/year (Broadway), $2206/year (Ascot)
Outcome: passed in
Agent: Paul Sissons

Isthmus west

Mt Albert

69F Woodward Rd:
Features: 2-bedroom 1970s solid concrete, ground-floor end unit, garden, 2 parking spaces
Outcome: sold for $581,000
Agents: Clive Lay & Kalala Bowden

North-east

Milford

2 Argyle Terrace, unit 4:
Features: 2 bedrooms, garage + second parking space
Outcome: passed in
Agent: Joan Barton

South

Karaka

75 Whangapouri Rd:
Features: 9.5ha site fenced into 7 paddocks, in area of lifestyle homes & new subdivisions
Outcome: passed in
Agents: Shane Snijder, Kristina Liu & Peter Sullivan

Attribution: Agency release.

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Apartment & 2 townhouses sell

A central city apartment & 2 townhouses in Freemans Bay (view from unit pictured above) & Remuera were sold at Bayleys auctions this week.

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Learning Quarter

18 Wakefield St, unit 6D:
Features: 98m², 2 bedrooms, deck, parking space
Outgoings: rates $1734/year including gst; body corp levy $4664/year
Outcome: sold for $817,000
Agent: Jenny Kek

Uptown

Eclipse, 156 Vincent St, unit 13H:
Features: 41m², fully furnished sub-penthouse one-bedroom apartment
Outgoings: rates $1323/year including gst
Outcome: passed in, back on market at $390,000
Agents: Chris Bell & Lucy Piatov

Isthmus east

Remuera

17 Wimbledon Way:
Features: 3 bedroom townhouse, 2 living rooms, conservatory, 8m² shed, 2 parking spaces, garden, back gate to Regents Park
Outcome: sold for $1.03 million
Agents: Kim Hampson

Isthmus west

Freemans Bay

2 Collingwood St, unit 4:
Features: 3-level townhouse, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, decks, double internal-access garage
Outcome: sold for $1.365 million
Agent: Blair Haddow

Attribution: Agency release.

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Equinox wins consent for Peninsula at Orakei Bay Village

Equinox Group Ltd has obtained resource consent for its luxury residential development beside the Orakei railway station, in the Orakei Bay Village at the foot of Remuera – 12 years after getting involved in the original project as financier, and a year after transforming the small peninsula with a village retail precinct.

The new feature, The Peninsula, will have 32 apartments & penthouses priced from $2.7-13 million, looking back to the city across Hobson Bay.

Image above: Artist’s impression of The Peninsula at Orakei Bay Village.

They’ll be built at the most northerly point of the village, which has bars, eateries, boutique shopping & service stores and is anchored by Farro Fresh & Kings Plant Barn.

The design is for apartments of 150-660m², including covered lanais & balconies. Colliers will market the project and construction is intended to start next year.

The whole site at 228-246 Orakei Rd is partly freehold, partly leasehold, and the early intention over a decade ago was to build over the railway tracks, incorporating council-owned carparking land.

Equinox Group director Kerry Knight said yesterday the plans have been scaled back to remove the complexities of the previous requirement for development over the train tracks & a land swap with the council: “We are now only building on our freehold land, and The Peninsula is the premier waterfront location for residents in Orakei Bay Village.”

The original development proposal was by Tony Gapes’ Redwood Group Ltd. After he failed to get the project through all the council hoops, and the complications of leasehold interests, Equinox took charge of the project, but put it on hold in 2015 after further issues with Auckland Council & Auckland Transport made funding impossible.

The site for the Peninsula, right on the water’s edge, is where King’s Plant Barn was previously located.

Earlier stories:
14 March 2014: Orakei Point plan change over last hurdle
1 April 2011: Gapes’ Orakei Pt plan change approved
11 June 2010: Tramco throws Orakei Pt development scheme into disarray
9 June 2010: Orakei Point development far from fait accompli
17 January 2010: Council notifies Orakei Point plan change, but commercial agreement missing
9 October 2009: Orakei Point gets council-sponsored plan change
7 October 2009: Council pushes ahead with Orakei Pt plan as locals reiterate congestion concerns
16 September 2009: Latest Orakei masterplan gets a better reception
29 April 2009: Orakei criticism muted this time
15 July 2008: Braying at a developer’s consultant no way to demonstrate council leadership
11 July 2008: Mayor launches blistering attack on Redwood at presentation to councillors as Gapes holidays in Fiji
17 June 2008: Gapes unveils Orakei Pt masterplan
18 March 2008: Redwood’s Orakei consent declined week after master plan agreement reached
10 March 2008: Mayor gets agreement to intervene in Orakei consent process
7 February 2007: Community board supports residents’ group opposing development, wants comprehensive plan done for Orakei Rd
10 December 2006: Now it’s Tony Gapes’ turn to propose Jacobsens site development

Attribution: Company & agency release.

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Mt Wellington unit sells

A Mt Wellington unit was sold at a suburban Bayleys auction this week. A city penthouse and a Remuera terrace were passed in.

A report on Thursday (link below) carries the detail of a Freemans Bay loft sold at the agency’s city branch auction.

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Learning Quarter

Sapphire, 76 Wakefield St, unit 1503:
Features: 200m², 3-bedroom penthouse, 3 bathrooms, 2 living areas including double-height glazed atrium lounge, 40m² balcony, 2 basement parking spaces
Outcome: passed in
Agents: Harry Cheng & Cheryl Regan

Isthmus east

Mt Wellington

11 Monaco Place, unit 1:
Features: 2-bedroom unit, private courtyard, internal-access garage
Outcome: sold for $750,000
Agent: Ross Anstis

Remuera

533C Remuera Rd:
Features: 267m², 3-storey terrace, 3 bedrooms all with ensuites, double internal-access garage
Outcome: passed in
Agent: Amanda Maloney

Earlier story:
12 July 2018: Tiny commercial site & Freemans Bay loft sell at auction

Attribution: Agency release.

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3 sold in focus on cross-leases

7 of the 11 homes auctioned at Barfoot & Thompson’s city office yesterday afternoon were cross-leases, and 3 sold.

Also up for auction were a townhouse not on a cross-lease, an apartment & 2 standalone houses, all passed in.

A Newmarket apartment auctioned in the morning didn’t attract a bid.

The brick-&-tile sausage block is the standard from the past and they’re generally holding buyer interest, though the one in the photo above, in Mt Albert, didn’t attract a bid. Recent indications from the auctionrooms are that owners of suburban units & cross-leased homes, having gone to market, are resisting price reductions.

Isthmus east

Greenlane

93 Wheturangi Rd, unit 2:
Features: cross-lease, 1/5 share in 1942m², 2-bedroom unit, study, conservatory, garage
Outcome: sold for $1.057 million
Agents: Wendy Sadd & Helen Lam

Mt Wellington

36 Panama Rd, unit 1:
Features: cross-lease, ¼ share in 1232m², 2-bedroom unit, garage
Outcome: no bid
Agent: Paula Boontueng

Newmarket

Queen’s Lodge, 176 Broadway, unit C308:
Features: 64m², 2-bedroom apartment, 2 ensuites, secure covered parking space
Outgoings: body corp levy $2144/year for unit, $415/year for parking
Income assessment: $650-680/week
Outcome: no bid, back on market at $658,000
Agents: Selina Zheng & Tommy Zhang

Onehunga

49 Namata Rd, unit 2:
Features: cross-lease, 1/3 share in 895m², 2-bedroom unit – double-glazed, insulated, rewired; carport
Outcome: sold for $750,000
Agent: Kelly Fan

Remuera

17A Armadale Rd:
Features: cross-lease, 1/3 share in 858m², 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, carport
Outcome: passed in at $1,281,500
Agents: Wayne Guo & Coco Wang

Isthmus west

Mt Albert

8 Counsel Terrace, unit 3:
Features: cross-lease, 1/6 share in 1315m², one-bedroom unit
Outcome: no bid, back on the market at $610,000
Agents: Wayne Guo & Zoe Zhang

Mt Eden

145 Mt Eden Rd, unit 10:
Features: 2-bedroom apartment, parking space
Outgoings: body corp levy $4343/year
Outcome: passed in at $820,000
Agent: Mozhgan Bahrami

573C Mt Eden Rd:
Features: 209m², 4-bedroom townhouse, 3 bathrooms, double garage
Outcome: passed in at $1.55 million
Agents: Ricky Fan & Joyce Gu

Mt Roskill

98 Melrose Rd, unit 4:
Features: cross-lease, ¼ share in 1378m², 75m² 2-bedroom unit, parking space
Outcome: passed in at $560,000
Agents: Michael Zhang & Debbie-Lee Wallace

North-west

New Lynn

1 Riverview Rd, unit 1:
Features: cross-lease, half share in 1042m², 180m² 3-bedroom unit, 2 bathrooms, double garage
Outcome: sold for $907,500 at auction brought forward
Agents: Anna Lechtchinski & Alex Wu

Attribution: Auction.

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4 suburban units & Connaught studio sell

4 suburban units and a studio in the Connaught apartment building were sold at Barfoot & Thompson’s city residential auctions on Wednesday, out of 19 homes offered.

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Learning Quarter

Connaught, 14 Waterloo Quadrant, unit 8H:
Features: 32m² studio apartment, balcony, storage locker
Outgoings: rates $1279/year including gst; body corp levy $2835/year
Outcome: sold for $375,000
Agents: Marie Lambert & Ann Mushet

7E Whitaker Place:
Features: 2-bedroom apartment, 2 parking spaces
Outcome: withdrawn from auction
Agents: Ketiesha Elliott & Frank Excell

Isthmus east

Kohimarama

22 Speight Rd, unit 3:
Features: cross-lease, ¼ share in 890m², 2-bedroom apartment
Outcome: passed in at $1.29 million, sold immediately post-auction for $1.38 million
Agents: Julie Kennedy & Chrissie Baker

Onehunga

Norfolk Rise, 110M Grey St:
Features: 3-bedroom townhouse, garden shed, tandem carport
Outcome: sold for $842,000
Agent: Dee Brennan

112C Victoria St:
Features: 219m² section, 3-bedroom unit, study, 2 bathrooms, internal garage
Outcome: sold for $1.06 million
Agents: Ian Thornhill & Frances Li

Remuera

19 Upland Rd, unit 1:
Features: cross-lease, 1/3 share in 1009m², 3-bedroom townhouse, 2 bathrooms, office, double internal-access garage
Outcome: passed in at $1.35 million
Agent: Alex Baker

St Heliers

69A St Heliers Bay Rd:
Features: cross-lease, half share in 738m², 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, garage converted to office, carport
Outcome: no bid, back on the market at $1.595 million
Agent: Margot Torrance

Isthmus west

Lynfield

172 Halsey Drive:
Features: cross-lease, half share in 716m², 2-bedroom unit, carport, storage shed
Outcome: sold for $613,500
Agents: Grant & Moira Marshall

Sandringham

40 Leslie Avenue, unit 3:
Features: cross-lease, 1/3 share in 634m², 2-bedroom unit, garage
Outcome: passed in at $639,000
Agents: Carl & Roseanne Madsen

North-west

Te Atatu Peninsula

6 Noall St, unit 1:
Features: 2-bedroom unit, garage
Outgoings: body corp levy nil
Outcome: passed in at $500,000
Agents: Carl & Roseanne Madsen

Attribution: Auctions.

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4 intensive residential sales at week’s auctions

10 intensive properties – apartments, suburban units and one property with consent for 4 terraced houses – were auctioned at Barfoot & Thompson’s city office this week, and 4 sold.

That picture, after a more successful auction on Thursday afternoon than many recently, compares to the state of play at close on Wednesday: 6 auctioned, 2 sold.

The greater success rate followed Thursday afternoon’s auction of 11 residential properties (including standalone houses), of which 7 sold, including 2 of the 3 suburban units.

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Uptown

Harbour Green, 11 Union St, unit 711:
Features: 2-bedroom apartment, deck, basement parking space
Outcome: passed in, back on market at $415,000
Agents: Wendy Feng & Jack Li

Isthmus east

Newmarket

176 Broadway, unit B502:
Features: 63m², 2-bedroom apartment, 2 bathrooms, secure parking space
Outcome: passed in
Agent: Peter Wu

Onehunga

Norfolk Rise, 110D Grey St:
Features: 3-bedroom unit, carport
Outcome: passed in at $804,000
Agent: Digna Clark

15 Heretaunga Avenue, unit 1:
Features: 2-bedroom unit, 2 garden sheds, carport
Outcome: sold for $683,000
Agent: Kevin Liu

Remuera

Park Crest, 524 Remuera Rd, unit 10B:
Features: 2-bedroom apartment, 2 bathrooms, balcony, 2 parking spaces, storage locker
Outgoings: estimated body corp levy for 2019 $12,374/year
Outcome: no bid, back on market at $1.495 million
Agents: Andrew Tills & Anne Bruford

705 Remuera Rd, unit 1D:
Features: 3-bedroom apartment, 2 bathrooms, terrace, 2 secure basement parking spaces, storage locker
Outcome: no bid, back on market at $1.698 million
Agents: Leila & David MacDonald

Royal Oak

44 Korma Rd, unit 2:
Features: about 66m² internal, 2-bedroom unit, large deck, carport, garden shed; 13.4m² container-studio outside provides options for officer or storage
Outcome: sold for $690,000
Agent: Justin Coleman

Isthmus west

Avondale

19A & B Holly St:
19A features: 89m² unit, 3 bedrooms, balcony, private & secure courtyard, carport, storage
19B features: refurbished 2 bedrooms, balcony, carport
Outcomes: no bid on the 2 together; 19A was then sold for $596,000; there was no bid on 19B on its own and it’s back on the market at $550,000
Agents: Jason Tsang & Ian Yu

North-west

Te Atatu South

6 Milich Terrace:
Features: 809m² section, 3-bedroom house, garage; resource consent granted for 4 terraced houses with study & double internal-access garages
Outcome: sold for $730,000 at mortgagee auction
Agent: Philip Davis

Attribution: Auctions.

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