A Majestic European Masterpiece - Discover 'Delahunty'
This extraordinary property presents a rare opportunity for the discerning buyer to secure a magnificent estate on 3601 sq m (more or less) of private manicured grounds and formal Italianate gardens an easy commute to Auckland CBD. Behind the discreet gated entrance, ‘Delahunty’ is the epitome of European style and elegance, the ivy-clad exterior drawing you to the entrance Portico and into the grand foyer where entertaining and living areas span a massive 580 sq m over two levels. The ground floor has a luxurious guest suite with its own separate entrance with the remainder of this level dedicated to family living and entertaining on a grand scale. A formal lounge with gas fire adjoins the spectacular award-winning kitchen and huge informal living area that has a series of shuttered doors opening out to covered terraces. The outdoor fireplace and heated pool complete this magical setting that is perfect for entertaining year-round. A sweeping staircase leads upstairs to the grand library and bedrooms. The stand-out feature on this level is the master suite with a walk-through wardrobe, luxurious en-suite and master bed fit for royalty. Complete with mini-bar and a balcony overlooking the gardens it is the perfect spot to unwind at the end of a busy day. The location is exceptional being adjacent to the amenities of Karaka Village, close to schools and the motorway and approximately 25-minutes drive to the Auckland CBD. Equestrians in the family will delight in having racing stables, equestrian centres and riding schools on their doorstep. The property's mixed-use zoning opens a realm of exciting possibilities for visionary new owners. It has the potential to effortlessly transform into a luxury lodge, upmarket hospitality venue or events space. Embrace this rare opportunity to claim ownership of a landmark estate destined to be cherished by generations. Alternatively, capitalise on the mixed-use zoning to unlock the estate's untapped revenue-earning potential. Call Greg now for a private viewing.