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Welcome to Character Corner

The best place to find character properties in Auckland.

Our website is designed to update you on our fabulous character properties for sale on the Auckland market, along with our recent sales. We welcome your feedback and suggestions – we want charactercorner.co.nz to be your first point of reference for all things character. We have a passion for character properties and would love to hear of any news going on in your building, so please don’t hesitate to call or email us. You can also contact us regarding appraisals.

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Open Homes





5 Kenny Road Remuera Sat & Sun 11am - 11:30am or by private appointment
236 Kepa Road
Mission Bay Daily

10am - 2pm

6pm - 8pm or by appointment
'The Grounds',
74 Hobsonville Road
Hobsonville Point Daily 12pm - 2pm or by private appointment
'Mason Square',
18 - 20 Mason Avenue
Otahuhu Sat & Sun 12pm - 2pm or by private appointment.
'The Vulcan',
4/192 Victoria Street West
Auckland Central Daily 2.30pm - 3.30pm or by private appointment.
'Hopetoun Residences',
15 Hopetoun Street
Freemans Bay Sun 2.45pm - 3.15pm or by private appointment.
'Chambers & Station',
1/64 Valley Road
Mt Eden -
By appointment only
'2 St Martins',
2 St Martins Lane
Auckland Central -
By appointment only

Featured Property

64 Valley Road, Mt Eden

Setting a new standard for contemporary character, this award-winning and immaculately presented residence in the historic Chambers & Station conversion revises old world charm in a most spectacular fashion.

Occupying a prestigious address in the old Mt Eden Fire Station, the building is steeped in history - inside however is a different story, with no luxury spared to create a contemporary home worthy of your attention.Lofty ceilings with a generous floorplan and character details are every inch urban sophistication across two large bedrooms, two-fully tiled bathrooms and open-plan living which opens out to your own private terrace.

Brushed oak timber floors and exposed brick inter-tenancy walls add depth and personality while ornate details hark back to a bygone era of refinement. Any way you look at it The Station has huge architectural significance, posing an unsurpassed opportunity for patrons of design to enjoy a low-maintenance lifestyle.Positioned as an entertainers playground, parties move seamlessly from the chic designer kitchen with black stonebenchtop and first-class European appliances through to the large sheltered west-facing terrace with fabulous gas fireplace.

Thoughtfully restored for a modern lifestyle, luxurious wool carpets line the bedroom floors, bathrooms boast underfloor heating, a keypad alarm ensures security - and intricate details like custom-built shower enclosures, hanging pendant lights and meditation lawn.

Located in the heart of Mt Eden - a desirable suburb characterised by leafy streets and city-fringe convenience, this property is a landmark of the locale's civic heritage which is enjoying a new wave of hospitality expansion. You won't want to leave, but if you must - transport links and dual carparking promise city-spoils only a few moments away.

Rare, beautiful and versatile, this property is a stunning opportunity for savvy buyers seeking all the luxury of a fully architectural home - and none of the maintenance.

About Us

Your character apartment and residential specialists.

Diane Jackson

Armed with the experience of an illustrious real estate career which has spanned nearly two decades’, Diane Jackson has cemented her status as the ‘go-to’ guru for character and luxury apartments across Auckland.

Nationally ranked in the top 10 percent of Bayleys salespeople nationwide, recipient of Bayleys ‘No.1 Apartment Salesperson 2015/2016’ and countless other accolades for service, achievement and marketing, Diane’s flawless reputation for results has ensured that her business is largely defined by repeat clientele who look no further for representation in real estate.

Ensuring an immaculate service from listing to sale, Diane possesses an incomparable depth of knowledge, achieved through vast experience in the industry and the successful sale of more than $350 million worth of Auckland apartments. Humorous, empathetic and shrewd when it counts, Diane is dedicated to maximising the value of her client’s assets. Working tirelessly to utilise every benefit the Bayleys brand can offer – including a wide and varied network of influential commercial, corporate, investor and off-shore buyers, Diane always gives her clients the cutting edge in today’s competitive market-place.

Aside from her business acumen and track record for seamless results, Diane is a genuinely treasured member of the Bayleys’ team, respected by peers for her unwavering integrity and retained by clients for her kindness, patience and willingness to always go the extra mile for a job well done. Professional, organised and always ahead of the game, Diane is simply an exceptional salesperson. Perfectly poised to secure pleasing results, she’ll do so while removing the stress and adding value to every transaction.

Bayleys No.1 Apartment Specialist 2016/2017

Top 10% Of Bayleys Sales People 2015/2016

Bayleys Auction Award (Auckland City/West) 2016/2017

Julie Prince

Renowned for flawless service from your first meeting right through to settlement, it’s clear why Julie Prince has amassed a swag of industry awards and sold more than $350 million in character and development properties. Relentless in the pursuit of results,

Julie has quickly risen the ranks since joining Bayleys in 2005, consistently ranking in the top 10 percent of salespeople nation-wide as ‘Bayleys No. 1 apartment salesperson 2015/16’ and winning a host of awards for achievement and customer satisfaction. Armed with a sharp eye for detail and confident negotiation skills, Julie became enamoured with the property industry while developing her own portfolio or rental properties - endeavours which have shaped her comprehensive and empathetic approach to the sales process.

Making her mark as one half of the formidable character-specialist team alongside Bayleys colleague Diane Jackson, Julie has carved out a stellar reputation in the industry as a salesperson who is equal parts academic, high-functioning and collected under pressure.

Facilitating lasting business relationships from a wide and varied network, Julie’s track record for success has been applied by some of Auckland’s leading residential developers and she has naturally evolved to take the driver’s seat across many of the city’s high-end development projects selling more than $500 million worth of project sales to date (June 2017).

Consummately professional and consistently three steps ahead, Julie takes the burden out of the sale process for her clients, and it’s her belief in transparent communication, no-nonsense and a little bit of fun which ensure once you’re a client of Julie’s, you’ll never look anywhere else.

Bayleys No.1 Apartment Specialist 2016/2017

Top 10% Of Bayleys Sales People 2015/2016

Bayleys Auction Award (Auckland City/West) 2016/2017

With our combined strengths we offer outstanding commitment & results!

Recent Sales


2 St Martins Lane, Auckland Central


22 Kitchener Street, Auckland Central


66 Emily Place, Auckland Central


5 Parliament Street, Auckland Central


41 Albert Street, Auckland Central


3D - 41 Albert Street, Auckland Central


3C - 41 Albert Street, Auckland Central


1 Courthouse Lane, Auckland Central


1A/5 Parliament Street, Auckland


4A/22 Kitchener Street, Auckland


6B/22 Queen Street, Auckland


8/3 Eden Crescent, Auckland


2312/1 Courthouse Lane, Auckland


2A/28 Stanwell Street, Parnell




Bayleys Real Estate, Ltd

Bayleys House, 30 Gaunt Street, Auckland Central, 1010

Diane Jackson

M: +64 21 315 339 | DDI: +64 9 375 8434

Julie Prince

M: +64 21 894 071 | DDI: +64 9 375 7414