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Why Herne Bay owner knocked top 2 floors off new $8m home

Brent Melville
Sun, 03 Jan 2021

Brent Melville
Sun, 03 Jan 2021
This article has been republished. It was first published in September 2020.Neighbourly scuttlebutt has long surrounded 81 Sarsfield St, nestled in Auckland's posh enclave of Herne Bay.The latest in a series of eyebrow-raising episodes is the current owner’s decision to demolish the almost-completed top two levels of his newly built 1,100 square metre, steel and precast home.Up until five years ago, the property, on the corner of Sarsfield St and Sentinel Rd, was home to a derelict mansion once used as a film production studio.A Herne...

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