Auction Location: On-Site
Destined to impress the most fastidious of buyers with its relaxed, classic style, this meticulously presented, redesigned Queenslander boasts superior inclusions, exquisite marble finishes and a monumental 650m2 of living under roof. Prestigiously positioned opposite Oriel Park and near exemplary private schools, this is a unique home to suit the largest family, with voluminous, versatile interiors across both levels and sophisticated indoor/outdoor poolside entertaining spaces. Featured are Miele appliances and scullery, home automation systems, a sunken fireside lounge, a guest suite and a luxurious master retreat.
This Queenslander’s reimagining and high-end renovation has brought about a considered design that offers families plenty of room to grow. With copious levels of storage, multimedia areas including an enormous upper-floor rumpus with kitchenette and Miele laundry appliances, a school bag drop-zone and ensuite-featured bedrooms, this is a home with incredible versatility and generational appeal.
Set upon two titles of land totalling 810m2, this elevated residence and its lush surroundings have a secure, gabled gatehouse and garage entry, lush, low-maintenance landscaping with ambient lighting and play areas for the kids. There is a lap swimming pool with a child-friendly swim ledge and cascading water features, a fully tiled spa and pool equipment house.
Step inside to gallery-sized living areas with wide walkways and high ceilings above, timber-rich, wideboard French Oak flooring underfoot and large, recessed timber slider doors that completely reveal a most desirable, north-east aspect to the rear and pool-side of the property. The availability of natural light and ventilation has been augmented by fresh white interior finishes, a positional north-south orientation and the incorporation of skylights and sleek plantation shutters that lend a contemporary chic to this classic Queenslander.
Intended to provide comfort and to function with absolute efficiency, the fittings, finishes and stylised inclusions utilised are without compromise. Incorporated are fully ducted and zoned commercial-grade air-conditioning, heaters within alfresco areas, comprehensive, back-to-base security alarm, fully automated camera and intercom systems with external connectivity, vacumaid, infloor pool self-cleaning and powerful solar generation capability.
Durable, organic marbles in Carrara and Pietra are utilised prominently throughout to great effect, with eye-catching, hand-laid stonework to all inside and outside surfaces. Luxurious tapware is exclusively Grohe, while all porcelain fixtures are manufactured by Villeroy and Boch.
Flowing living spaces overlooking the magnificent 24m pool, private sundeck and numerous entertaining terraces allowing for multiple configurations, with any number of flexible lounge seating and dining arrangements to suit your needs. Adjacent is a glass-edged, step-down media or cocktail lounge with large screen TV and a strikingly impressive, 1.5m long Jetmaster gas fireplace that has a backlit marble and mirrored surround.
Seamlessly connected to the central living spaces for ultra-liveability, the alfresco area has a built-in Beefeater barbeque set into hand-crafted dark Pietra marble, a stunning custom VJ-lined roofline high above and a wine fridge. Entertain family and guests while keeping an eye on the kids in the pool, with a large custom-designed cubby house and extensive play zones.
At the heart of every home, this chef-inspired kitchen is filled to the brim with must-have features. A double, waterfall-edge island to seat six or more is dressed in 80mm deep marble, there is a Miele flexible induction cooktop, rangehood, a multi-function steam oven and semi-integrated dishwasher, a triple function Zip HydroTap and an inbuilt commercial twin-door refrigerator/freezer.
Adjoining is a full-length scullery complete with floor-to-ceiling shelving, a second Miele dishwasher, five Polar G under-bench drinks fridges and a second multifunction steam oven. A mudroom is a necessity for dropping off school bags and hats, coats and shoes on wet-weather days, this area complimented by two fully appointed Miele laundries: one upstairs and one downstairs.
The upper-level houses original Queenslander features of hoop pine floorboards and soaring 4m high ceilings, five, enormous, built-in bedrooms and renovated bathrooms with upmarket Grohe tapware, spa baths and uniform hand-crafted marble tiled finishes with softly veined Carrara marble styling. Three of the rooms on this floor, including the master, have a private ensuite, while the guest suite/office on the ground has access to a walk in robe, two-way bathroom with spa bath and separate powder room.
Ideal for older children who may be studying, visitors and extended family, access on the upper floor to an extra-large multi-purpose living area complete with convenient facilities and a stunning suburban leafy outlook over the gardens and pool below will appeal.
Facing the pristine 1.5-hectare green space of Oriel Park directly opposite, the master suite is a restful retreat of palatial proportions, with desk and lounge spaces in addition to the king-sized bed accommodation area. Handmade pendant lights, customised walk-in-robe cabinetry design with Pietra marble makeup table and skylight overhead, and a lavish ensuite with double shower fittings, spa, a twin-basin vanity and a separate toilet, feature.
With secure garaging for two vehicles and an additional parking area for a jet-ski, tinny or trailer, outdoor hot and cold shower facilities and an impressive array of high-tech extras and practical necessities, this residence is without compare.
Walking distance to prestigious private schools including St. Rita’s College, St. Agatha’s Primary, Clayfield College and St. Margaret’s Anglican Girls School. Walking distance to bus transport access for many other exceptional educational institutions and inner-city schools.
Located 6km from the CBD and only 10 minutes from Brisbane’s international and domestic airport terminals, with Ascot’s Oriel Marketplace’s gourmet offerings, speciality retail and inviting coffee spots under a minute walk away, the convenience and level of amenity of this prime location is second to none.