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Top property listings in August: lockdown special

Luxury mansions, classic villas, and panoramic views took the top spots in August.

8 September 2021

Whether it’s to search for a first home, a dream home, or simply to browse the wacky and extravagant homes that exist across Aotearoa, there's no denying that Kiwis are passionate about property. These were the most popular properties in August.

7. Calling first home buyers

Located in the heart of Onehunga, this little bungalow has been refreshed, landscaped and viewed over 7500 times on Trade Me. Small, but bursting at the seams with character and boasting two large outdoor spaces. What’s not to love?

6. DIY dream

This property is the perfect doer-upper for DIY lovers. Located near Mangonui Harbour and the golden sands of Coopers Beach, this 1291 sqm section boasts four bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a large living area. This property had over 9,100 views in just two weeks.

5. Addington town pad

Sitting directly across from Addington Park in a suburb that’s seeing a great amount of redevelopment, is this quirky townhouse. You’ll find an open-plan kitchen/dining/living area on the second floor and high vaulted ceilings. With 9000 views already, this home won’t be on the market long.

4. Family-friendly living in Karori

Steeped in character is this quaint bungalow in the heart of Karori. Both spacious and conveniently located near the Karori shops, over 10,000 Kiwis have kept a keen eye on this property.

3. Coastal living

At number three, with over 10,500 views on Trade Me is this cozy and character-full home on the New Brighton coast. With quirky nooks and good vibes only, this house is different from the norm.

2. A classic villa

With over 10,000 views in only a few weeks, this stunning villa in the heart of Mount Eden is a perfect blend of character and modernity. It’s been tastefully renovated with a generous pool, high ceilings, and open-plan living.

Most importantly, it’s located between Dominion and Sandringham Road, so you’re spoilt for choice when it comes to food.

1. Kapiti Coast Oasis

Coming in at number one is this elevated retreat with panoramic views across Raumati Beach and Kapiti Island.

The Kapiti retreat has 569m2 of interior space: three levels, six bedrooms, five walk-in wardrobes, an entertainment bar, private gym, jacuzzi, saltwater pool, and private beach access; it's pretty outrageous.

It's no wonder 15,000 Kiwis have checked it out.