Southern Homes : March 19th 2015
Southern Homes Thursday, March 19, 2015 45 Generously proportioned: Starting at just $565,000, these well-appointed apartments have a floor area of 150 square metres. Sunny, stylish and secure apartments If you’ve been complaining about the rising cost of housing, here’s a fantastic opportunity to break into the real estate market by owning a stylish apartment in a centrally located and peaceful neighbourhood in Papakura. Offering unobstructed views, modern interiors, secure living and ultraconvenience, these apartments have a distinctly upmarket flavour. Located at 23 Wellington St, the apartments are in close proximity to just about everything. Minutes from the motorway, train station, main arterial bus routes and walking distance to the Papakura town centre, the residents here are poised to take advantage of the thriving and vibrant real estate market in the area. Starting at just $565,000, these well-appointed dwellings are perfect for first time buyers, homeowners wanting to downsize, investors looking at a steady rental income, or anyone wanting a stylish residence. It is perfect for retirees, who get to reap the rewards of future equity growth while retaining the freedom and flexibility of independent living in a totally secure environment. The building has two levels security – electric gates plus restricted entry whether via the stairs or the elevator that takes you straight into your apartment. While the exteriors are Contemporary flavour: The spacious and brightly-lit kitchen comes with stainless steel F&P appliances and a granite benchtop. robustly built, the interiors are finished to a superior standard. With 150 square metres of floor area, these apartments are larger than your average home. The interiors are bright and sunny thanks to stacking sliders that allow the sun to cascade in. The open-plan lounge opens out to a 17 square metre balcony with glass balustrades, plus there’s a 30 square metre private patio, for a total area of 197 square metres. In fact, the overall ambience is that of an independent home but with the security and privacy of an apartment. Other specifications include LED lighting, granite benchtop, stainless steel F&P appliances, double glazing, polished concrete flooring, fibre optic broadband and Sky TV dish. The sleeping accommodation comprises three good-sized bedrooms, including the master with ensuite and walk-through wardrobe. The other bedrooms are served by a bathroom and separate toilet. Your parking options include a tandem garage and loads of off-street space. Apartment living is the new buzzword in housing these days, mainly because you can forget about maintenance issues and leave all such chores in the hands of the building manager, while you relax without a care in the world. To our knowledge there are at least two more apartment developments that have been approved in the same neighbourhood. That’s a pointer to sustained housing demand and augurs well for investors. Two of the apartments at 23 Wellington St are already sold with four remain. ❚ For viewing or further information call Heather Obern or Kevin Arthur at Ray White Manukau. Heather 021 649 039, Kevin 021 273 6061, office 262 2250. Stylish entertaining: Outdoor spaces include a 17square metre balcony and a 30 square metre private patio. Handy location: Located at 23 Wellington St, these stylish apartments are in close proximity to the motorway, train station and the Papakura town centre.
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