Motuketekete Island is a unique private Island landholding in Auckland's Hauraki Gulf less than 15 minutes by helicopter from Auckland's CBD, and is on the market for the first time since 1907. This is a ‘once in a generation' opportunity to own this beautiful private 23.88ha island located North of the Hauraki Gulf in Kawau Bay, off the Northeastern coast of Auckland. It is separated from Moturekareka Island to the west by the Blanch Channel. Kawau Island is situated 4km to the northeast and Martins Bay is only 15 minutes by boat.
The unrivaled location so close to Auckland has spectacular views over the Gulf and is beautifully sheltered from most weather conditions. The land is characterised by rolling to steeper coastal ridges and gullies with outstanding sea views. It is predominately planted in pine with the remainder in pockets of native bush. Over the last few years, an extensive program of pest control has seen a proliferation of native birds return to the Island with magnificent tuis and wood pigeons throughout the Island. There are three beaches, two with white sand and the other is covered in pebbles.
Of course, no Island would be complete without the quintessential “kiwi bach” and Motuketekete is no exception - the bach is beautiful, romantic, rustic, and even has power (generator) hot and cold water and an indoor toilet and shower, plus a kitchen and three beds for sleeping for a close family. It is truly a beautiful romantic setting right on the water's edge.
The remainder of the Island is covered in bush and scrub but a flat area close to an acre could be cleared to make room for a helicopter pad and several more dwellings. The potential is absolutely outstanding. It is more about where to start.
This opportunity may never come again to own a private island so close to Auckland City with all of the initial infrastructure in place to keep it as it is or develop your own private retreat.
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