Takapuna, Auckland New Zealand



The perfect balance of beach town and city buzz, Takapuna is the epitome of Auckland living. Filled with designer shops, theatres, and superb cuisine, this suburb is one of the most highly desired locations yet has retained its traditionally Kiwi, laid-back beach vibe. A hive of culture, food, and sophisticated nightlife, Takapuna has a way of attracting those who like the finer things in life. Sit in one of the waterfront cafes sipping a cup of excellent coffee, with views of the glittering Hauraki Gulf stretching out to Rangitoto while Pohutakawa trees dust the sands with red petals, and you will soon see why. Along with its proximity to many regional attractions including beautiful North Shore beaches and golf courses, the year-round holiday feel of Takapuna makes it a very special place to be.


Takapuna is evolving and is fast becoming recognised as one of Auckland’s top dining destinations. The ground floor of The Sentinel building itself Includes a number of options like a Coffee Shop and Bakery, a Japanese, Vietnamese and Malaysian restaurant. The nearby waterfront is home to many excellent restaurants catering to every taste. Grab some fish and chips to eat on the beach just a short stroll from your apartment, or visit one of the restaurants serving Japanese, Mediterranean, or many other cuisines. The summer months are the real opportunity for foodies to indulge, as the township and nearby suburb of Devonport host a number of food and wine festivals and events, showcasing many national and international delights.


Arriving home at The Sentinel you will walk into an atmosphere of tranquillity. Stroll around the beautiful landscaped garden, swim in the rooftop pool then relax in the deluxe sauna to melt away the tensions of the day. Designed with entertaining in mind, the BBQ and outdoor living areas are perfect for hosting and socialising. Invite your guests to enjoy an al fresco meal in warm summer evenings, view the lights of down-town from the highest location on the North Shore, then retire to your private balcony to see the last of the sunset from your stunning viewpoint.


Meeting you with a warm welcome as you return home, the concierge team adds the finishing touches to your elegant lifestyle at The Sentinel assisting with any requests or special requirements that you may have. Our highly-trained and dedicated team are on-hand with local knowledge and up to date information to be able to offer a bespoke service.


The building management team are available 24/7, and with a foyer concierge every day of the week, residents can have confidence in the privacy and security of the complex. State of the art, multi-level security systems include proximity tag elevator and facility access, secure parking and locked storage for complete peace of mind. CCTV ensures added peace of mind.


The Sentinel has been built using quality construction methods, with safe cladding, and high safety levels. You can rest assured that the entire building is built to standard, and regularly maintained by our specialist maintenance team.


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Whether you are looking for your new lifestyle or the perfect investment opportunity, we can help you find it in one of our 117 luxuriously appointed 10-foot stud apartments, set in a world-class residential complex. The elegant, high quality residences are built with comfort in mind, with touches of luxury lending a sublime sophistication to apartment living.

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The Sentinel offers one of the few true luxury rental options in Auckland. With a choice of furnished or unfurnished, two or three-bedroom, ocean or cityscape views, you can design the lifestyle that you desire. In the luxury setting of the complex, residents can enjoy all the facilities of a 5* resort as part of the exclusive community of The Sentinel.

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From the gentle slopes of Rangitoto rising from the sparkling Hauraki Gulf to the lush peaks of the Waitakere range, the views from your North Shore apartment residence will be unmatched. Takapuna itself has a unique ambience – a lively seaside hub with a cosmopolitan edge. Golden sands are lined with Pohutakawa trees, and the charming streets of the town are filled with boutique shops, excellent restaurants and bustling wine bars.

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