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Bold and beautiful in Bay of Plenty:  Katikati named one of New Zealand's best towns. Bold and beautiful in Bay of Plenty: Katikati named one of New Zealand's best towns. CREDIT: Media PA

Bold and beautiful in Bay of Plenty: Katikati named one of New Zealand's best towns.

Tuesday 26 February 2019, 9:30AM
By Media PA
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Welcome to Katikati!  Home to 4,700 kiwis, Katikati has recently become recognised as one of New Zealand’s best towns to live.

Situated in Bay of Plenty, the town is only a 30-minute drive away from Tauranga.  With an iconic reputation as New Zealand’s “mural town”, the town boasts a unique character in the form of historical art.  After all, the town does feature the country’s largest outdoor art gallery.

Residents relish the relaxing and tranquil atmosphere.  Lack of heavy traffic makes for an easy commute and saves everyone the hassle of long drives.  Not to mention, easy access to the beach and river means plenty of opportunity to go out and explore the stunning surroundings.

Several cycleways, walkways, and picnic spots fill the Katikati peninsula enabling residents to enjoy lots of fun outdoor activities while beholding spectacular views of Tauranga harbour. There is also a wide variety of cafés and restaurants available to indulge in a delicious meal.

Choices of recreational activities come in abundance in Katikati.  Locals love to roam the nearby shops, stop at the roadside fruit stalls to get a taste of the fresh produce, or go for a dip in the natural thermal pools at the Sapphire Springs Holiday Park.

You can never get bored!  Discover some mesmerising artworks across the entire town.  Stroll through the Katikati Bird Gardens to observe gorgeous native bird species and plant life.  Take a trip to the Western Bay Museum and immerse yourself in Katikati’s rich history.  This magnificent town is your little slice of paradise on Earth.

Katikati has garnered a lot of attention from residents of nearby areas like Auckland, Hamilton, and Tauranga who want to escape the hustle and bustle of the big city life.  With the median price of a home in Katikati at just $560,000, the town allows for a comfortable, affordable, and serene lifestyle.

Fantastic schools, affordable housing, friendly community, beautiful scenery, safe environment.  What more could you ask for? Katikati has it all.

So, if you’re keen to ditch the chaos and move to the countryside?  The ideal property for your next home is waiting in Katikati.  If you want the real country feel, then 757 Wright Road has just listed.

Located between Katikati and Tauranga, this picturesque property is perfectly positioned for the tranquillity of the country, but with all the amenities of bigger towns and cities.  You will get to enjoy scenic views of the Kaimai ranges, the Pacific Ocean, it even comes with it’s own water fall, stream and native bush all in your backyard!

For more information, contact Phillip Quay at MediaPA on 0274 587 724.

 

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