Our comfortable family home has four bedrooms and open plan living / dining with an office. There is a front and back deck and quiet garden. We have a wood...
Where is it?
Arkles Bay is one of 12 beaches on the Whangaparaoa Peninsula, on the northern outskirts of Auckland city. The peninsula has 2 large marinas, 3 golf courses, 11 restaurants, 10 cafes and a number of fast-food outlets.
700 metres from our house is the Plaza Shopping Centre which has dozens of shops, a movie complex, 10-pin bowling and a large supermarket.
Arkles Bay itself is a sheltered sandy beach with a tree-shaded esplanade. You can swim at all tides.
Access to central Auckland is by motorway (30 minutes), by bus or by ferry. There are many coastal walks on the peninsula which has hundreds of acres of parkland.
Whangaparaoa is a gateway to the world famous Hauraki Gulf Islands and marine area with dozens of bay anchorages and fascinating islands, some of which are accessible by ferry.