Chelmer stands as one of Brisbane’s most coveted riverside locations, and this unique tri-level home on two titles totalling 923m2, with 21m of absolute river frontage, poses a range of enticing opportunities to the astute buyer. With potential to remove the existing home and rebuild either one substantial statement residence or two contemporary homes on the individual 465m2 and 458m2 lots , the options are yours to explore.
Spectacular, uninterrupted views of the Brisbane River and across to Ambrose Treacy College can be enjoyed from all levels of this classically styled luxury home. Privately situated within a premium cul-de-sac locale, courtyards and tropical gardens frame the home, lending an exclusive, resort-style ambience to all rooms, terraced outdoor living areas and pool level.
Beautiful 1970s design with a graceful European flair, sees spacious formal and family spaces throughout, filled with an abundance of natural light gained by large expanses of glass. Gleaming, hi-gloss porcelain tiles adorn the floors of the expansive central and lower living areas, and an exposed brick turret-style staircase brings all levels together in an eye-catching fashion.
Opening to an elevated river facing balcony and terrace, the ultra-private, corner positioned master suite and both the elegant formal living area with sunken library area and dining room with its vaulted, double-height ceiling, allow for an effortless transition from inside to out.
Covered or open-air entertaining options to suit all times of day and weather have been considered, and the floor of the soft-terracotta tiled terrace cleverly provides partial cover to the stunning, solar-heated freeform inground pool and spa area below.
A full suite of innovative Miele and Asko appliances ensures that the kitchen is supremely functional, making cooking a joy. Find ample storage, an illuminated walk-in pantry, double fridge space, espresso machine station and casual counter-top breakfast seating for busy mornings on the run.
The large laundry sits adjacent to the kitchen and dining area, with external access to the garden courtyard. A bathroom with luxurious corner spa bath looks out towards this delightful, leafy enclosure as well.
With spacious built-in bedrooms situated on all levels of the home; and three of the five being ensuited, provision for an ideal teenager’s retreat, a designated guest suite and even dual-living arrangements have been catered for. The accommodation locations offer varying features such as raked ceilings, a sitting room and secluded courtyard setting, river facing balconies, playroom or media area, and a poolside room with large cedar sauna.
Utilised as an enormous, dedicated office space, the ground level of this imposing residence opens directly to the pool and tropical gardens and lawn area. Naturally cool ambient temperatures and split system air conditioning produce a year-round comfortable environment for work or play, this area perfect for use as a large games room or rumpus. Large storage reserves are practical additions and ideal for holding an expanding wine collection.
An oversized double garage with very large useable workshop space is situated at the side of the home, accessed by a driveway that runs the length of the property, culminating at the river’s edge. An application for a private jetty could be sought to allow boat mooring or jet-ski parking, enabling you to savour this exclusive riverside lifestyle to its fullest.
The current owners have lived here for 25 years. With a gated entry to the home’s foyer, CCTV, security screens, solar hot water and pool heating and satellite TV, an utmost level of comfort and liveability has been achieved to suit their evolving needs.
Whether you decide to live in this classic residence and enjoy all that it has to offer, choose to renovate over time, or explore the redevelopment options for this very special absolute riverfront site, this property presents an incomparable level of prestige and is an acquisition not to be missed.