Destined to impress those who desire it all, this imposing two-level residence positioned within an exclusive estate and boasting direct river access, offers a must-have lifestyle opportunity for the water sports enthusiasts in the family. With no fewer than six stunning living areas including a sports bar, grand celebration-sized outdoor entertaining spaces and 4K home cinema, the substantial design delivers seclusion, comfort and luxury appointments in abundance. Enjoy a perfect north aspect and brilliant, elevated river vistas from the resort pool, glass-edged terraces and indulgent parents retreat with private balcony.
Demanding attention with its stately street presence and gated, wide driveway entry, the sophisticated Plantation Homes construction sits high above the waterline on 5035m2 (nearly 1 ¼ acres) of prime, absolute riverfront land. Bordered by high Colorbond fencing and having immaculately maintained, terraced landscaped gardens, there is a 4-bay shed, garaging for up to 7 cars, jet-skis, a boat and non-motorised watercraft, and plenty of secure off-street parking for family and guests.
Step inside to voluminous interiors, with the breathtaking entry foyer and timber staircase design having soaring, double height ceilings above. Ultra-quiet refined living is on offer, from the formal lounge with gas log fireplace, banquet-sized dining room, relaxed, flowing family and games areas, and enormous, river-facing tiled terrace that spans the full width of the home.
The attention to detail is evident, with dark, large format matt-finish interior and non-slip exterior tiled floors, sumptuous solid stone surfaces and gloss 2Pac and dark timber cabinetry appearing extensively. From media storage within the plush cinema lounge to the exquisite, custom-designed cocktail bar, the gourmet lover’s kitchen and outdoor entertainer’s cooking area with integrated BBQ and teppanyaki grill, the level of finishes are exceptional.
With a freestanding island to seat up to six, 5 burner gas cooktop and espresso corner for your morning coffee fix, a double door walk-in pantry with additional fridge recess and levels of storage that will exceed your expectations, the kitchen is a standout, performing with utmost functionality when feeding the family or entertaining large gatherings.
Whether you choose to dine in or out, relax on a daybed with a book or watch the occasional weekend water-skiers go past, the privileged privacy and river views will be your constant companions. Glass balustrades allow unhindered outlooks across the resort-sized 16m x 9m inground pool with slide, the sundeck area with 4-person spa and large expanses of riverside lawn.
An executive, multi-user office with courtyard is perfect for those who choose to work from home, with powder room amenities conveniently nearby. This space poses a 5th bedroom option as a teenager’s, ageing parents’ retreat or guest room, quietly tucked away from the living areas.
Ascend to the upper level, where the opulent, king-sized master suite is situated, together with an additional three, well-spaced built-in bedrooms, two deluxe, stone-featured family bathrooms and a rumpus/media or study area that is perfect for growing children. Sliding doors and a balcony across the front of the home allows cooling, north-south ventilation and bountiful natural light to enter.
Double doors lead into the vast, parents only retreat with spectacular river aspect that must be seen to truly to be appreciated. Featuring the most exquisite hotel-inspired ensuite with two-person spa, a grand proportioned, bespoke dressing room with makeup table, lined jewellery drawers and ample his and hers storage, the inclusions are first-class. Within the lavish bedroom, a TV descends from the ceiling upon command and the exclusive use balcony has a custom built-in mini-bar area for added luxury.
All areas of the residence have fully ducted air-conditioning, a brand-new Mitsubishi Electric 25kw system having been recently installed. With Clipsal C-Bus electronic controls, three phase power to both the house and shed, a 6kWh solar inverter system with 20 rooftop panels and a 30,000 litre concrete, underground rainwater collection tank with pump to top up the pool and irrigate gardens, efficiency has been well considered.
The brilliant 4-car garage under roof is an extraordinarily large, open space that easily accommodates a gym and workshop area together with providing ample, additional storage. The driveway continues at the side of the house to the shed, with access down to the river and sandstone edged terraces available through a secure, wide gate opening.
This quiet, family friendly neighbourhood pocket resting within the prestigious Riverside Estates has its own dedicated parkland 3 minutes away, complete with a boat ramp for launching larger craft. Karalee Shopping Village is within a 10 minute drive, featuring both Coles and Woolworths supermarkets and an array of conveniences. The local primary school is nearby too, with the highly regarded Ipswich Boys’ and Girls’ Grammar Schools only 20 minutes away by car.
An opportunity to get away from it all in absolute luxury is yours at this secluded riverside address. Located just 20 minutes from the burgeoning Ipswich CBD and its exciting city rejuvenation initiatives, this residence is situated 45 minutes from the centre of Brisbane, with access to major arterials close at hand.