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Cooks Gate is a large romantic private Italian villa in fields set on sun-drenched North facing slopes with extensive views across Cooks Beach village and Mercury Bay. Its a commanding spot and dominates this part of the surrounding landscape.

Ideally suited and situated it has been recently renovated as a private function , party, or vacation rental.The grounds are large, include farm animals, wildlife, a small native reserve and an orchard. There are vineyards adjacent, a boat launching ramp, close walking access to the Purangi inlet, Cooks Beach and settlement with its restaurants and village shops. 

A short drive takes you to Flaxmill Bay, and the passenger ferry to Whitianga with its ample dining, bars, water activities, and shopping. A short drive the other way from us takes in  famous Hotwater Beach, Cathedral Cove and many coastal walks. There are boutique breweries with relaxed dining at Hahei and Whenuakite. A very friendly 9 hole golf course is nearby and welcomes visitors.

“Wow ! What an incredible spot to celebrate my birthday . We could not have been anywhere better . Your attention to detail and extra touches made us all feel very special . We will be back xxx”

Cardene + Greg Saunders & their friends

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