Where luxury, unrivalled prestige and lifestyle are paramount in your quest, this substantial contemporary residence is a timely find. Commanding a prime elevation and premier address, the home is private, exclusive and captures sweeping panoramas from each of its three levels. Live, treasure and ultimately relax. With numerous, sophisticated living areas inside and out, wraparound pool, temperature-controlled wine cellar, gym, two Miele kitchens and exquisite club style entertainment lounge with Moreton Bay views, this family residence is an acquisition to cherish and is just a few minutes from esteemed schools.
The attention provided throughout this home’s extensive redesign and renovation has delivered supremely appointed, private rooms of superbly spacious proportions, where the desires of the entire family have been catered for. Exterior styling is bold and distinct, blurring the line between the original home and the dynamic architectural addition.
Striking and individual, the central level upon entry, is sleek and elegant, lending a nod to refined mid-century modern style. Dramatic, highly grained dark timber faced joinery is beautifully highlighted against the light stone and porcelain surfaces that flow throughout all formal and casual living, dining and kitchen areas of the home. A fireplace featured lounge is set at one end of the space beside an elegant, elongated dining room with patterned drum shade overhead. Select a bottle or two from the climate-cooled wine room downstairs, to share with friends over dinner.
Banks of timber framed stacker doors open to an elevated deck, where you can marvel at the ever-changing daytime sights and the twinkling lights by night. Glass has been used extensively throughout the home and takes full advantage of this extraordinary location with its prized aspect to the north and east. Vistas, whether of the lawns and gardens, the resort sized pool and poolside terrace, private deck and entry courtyard, Gateway Bridge or the distant mountain skyline, will enthral.
Complete with functional, commercial style butler’s pantry, the statement kitchen is full of intelligent design and upscale inclusions. The dark timber theme is prominent, with high bar top and breakfast seating area, fully integrated Liebherr fridge and freezer, Miele induction cooktop, multi-function ovens, deep warming drawer and dishwasher.
With a mud room adjacent for school bags, shoes and sports gear, the kids will be able to arrive home from school, grab a snack and move to their preferred study zone. Versatile and adaptable, with an executive office, private study adjacent to the master suite, library nook and multi-user, dedicated homework area, the consideration given to create a true family home without compromise, is faultless. It’s easy to find your own quiet space, enjoy the comfortable surroundings and the views.
A wide timber staircase with mid-century inspired vertical balusters leads to the upper most level, a spectacular entertaining, media and viewing lounge with wet bar and velvet covered window seat. The pinnacle of this residence, glass has been utilised to maximum effect, enabling enviable, never to be built out vistas. An ultra-quiet executive office also on this level offers custom cabinetry design and a lounge seating area.
Six bedrooms in total are spread across the residence, assuring private living and accommodation for all, and guests. The restful, luxurious master suite enjoys a beautiful, northerly outlook across the garden, swimming pool and beyond. Set against a dark timber and patterned headboard backdrop, the king-sized room with private study features plush carpets and a glass edged retreat space, walk in robe and a floor to ceiling tiled ensuite with detailed metallic mosaic highlights, matt black tapware and a freestanding bath.
The guest bedroom with an adjoining bathroom is situated on the main level and, ideally suited to dual living and extended holiday visits by friends and family, is a separate guest living suite on the ground floor, with fireside lounge and dining areas connected to an outdoor terrace and BBQ area. Miele appliances again dominate this straight-line kitchenette, with induction cooktop, under bench oven and integrated dishwasher. This and an additional large format room that’s versatility could pose as a stylish rumpus, games or media destination, offers no shortage of living and entertaining spaces for all members of the family.
Blissfully quiet, cool and refined interiors join with covered terraces and walkways allowing opportunities for movement and encouraging frequent visits outdoors. Work out in the purpose-built gym, swim laps in the 20 metre solar heated pool, relax in the spa, play with the kids on the lush lawn and sit back on the deck with a book you’ve selected from the library corner.
Four bedrooms on this level share two stylish bathrooms, including one with access from outside, providing practical levels of amenity for pool users. Each has floor to ceiling tiles, high-end inclusions and engineered stone topped vanities. Storage throughout the home is as abundant as you would expect. With ducted air-conditioning, integrated speaker connections, visitor intercom entry and alarm system, this enormous residence is kept cool and comfortable, and secure.
Situated on a corner, this near quarter acre allotment offers two street access and parking for three vehicles. Stylishly fenced around the perimeter in keeping with the home’s design, a double garage is set at one end of the property providing shade over the pool. Additional, secure off-street parking is provided, ideal for children with their own cars, and guests. Landscaped to offer something for everyone, there are low maintenance courtyard and timber decked areas, raised herb and veggie gardens, citrus and olive trees, lawns and tall screening shrubs.
Ascot’s prime, inner east location is well known, and is regarded as one of Brisbane’s most prestigious suburbs north of the river. An outstanding level of amenity, with designer boutiques, weekend ready cafés and upmarket dining establishments at Ascot and Portside and a range of land and water recreation offerings all nearby, delight in the convenience and esteemed lifestyle.
The highly regarded Ascot State School and St. Margaret’s Anglican Girls School are only two minutes away by car and with proximity to major arterials, the commute into the CBD and to the Brisbane Airport will be quick and efficient.