Aucklanders love apartment living. It’s the cost-effective way to buy a quality home in a sought-after neighbourhood, where low-maintenance living frees up time and money, and local amenity replaces arduous commutes. Hobsonville Point is a masterplanned township that’s been designed with apartment lovers in mind. Here you’ll find apartments for people of all ages and stages, complemented with extensive green spaces, walkable neighbourhoods and a vibrant hospitality scene.

Here’s why people love apartment living at Hobsonville Point

It suits all ages and stages

Apartment living at Hobsonville Point is increasingly appealing to people of all ages and stages. Minimalist millennials say they enjoy having more time and money to spend on experiences, instead of filling a big house with ‘stuff’. Growing families love the proximity to great schools and clever designs that happily accommodate kids and pets. Jet-setting downsizers value being able to ‘lock up and leave’ on a moment’s notice.

It’s more affordable

Apartments are generally more affordable than standalone homes - especially when you consider what you’re getting for your money. Apartments at Hobsonville Point are architecturally designed, and are built to a high standard with quality materials by leading building companies. They’re also much cheaper to run, because they’re warm, weathertight and energy efficient. As a result, Hobsonville Point households spend around $550 per year less on power and water than the Auckland average.

It’s all about beautiful shared spaces

The trick to loving apartment life is choosing the right suburb - one that more than makes up for a lack of a private backyard. Hobsonville Point has been carefully planned to provide plentiful green space (26ha to be exact). No apartment is more than a couple of minutes’ walk to a natural reserve, gorgeous landscaped park or a playground for the kids. That’s in addition to a 5km coastal walkway, art trail and a waterfront farmers market.

It’s easier to be sociable

Apartments bring a higher concentration of people to an area, which makes local businesses more viable. That’s why in the world’s most beloved neighbourhoods, you’ll find a greater number of apartments, and more vibrant cafes and bars. It’s easier to be sociable when you can stroll to your local to meet friends for a drink, instead of driving across town to a suburban lounge room. Hobsonville Point already has a flourishing hospitality scene, especially down on the waterfront, which you’ll find buzzing with sociable citizens seven days a week.

Furry friends are welcome in Hobsonville Point apartments

Many apartment developers in Hobsonville Point are giving dogs the ‘paws up’ and now opening their doors to pets and their owners who might otherwise have ruled out apartment ownership or renting. Hobsonville Point neighbourhood boasts many other pet-friendly features like fenced dog parks which are dedicated to off-leash doggy exercise. Dogs are also welcome on the ferry to and from the CBD, and organisers of the Catalina Bay Farmers Market love pups so much they host popular pet days, featuring plenty of stalls offering products and services for pets.


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