Auction Location: On-Site.
Delivering executive style, generous dimensions and impeccable finishes, the heart of this near new contemporary home combines family centric liveability with upmarket design inclusions to maximise enjoyment and enrich the senses. Elevated and resting on a substantial 794m2 corner allotment in a highly sought-after locale, this sophisticated residence boasts an inground pool, multiple living areas for elegant entertaining and effortless relaxation and is framed by lush gardens and a forest reserve to the rear.
With five oversized bedrooms including a master retreat, a choice of work from home and private study areas, media room, a considered kitchen layout that will delight avid cooks, and a versatility to adapt to evolving lifestyles, this home is a statement of good, intuitive design.
Visually, the street presence of this imposing, one year old, double storey form is dynamic; complete and perfectly executed, sitting behind timeless white palings, secure gates, a feature frangipani and on-trend flower breezeblocks. Dominating this position within St Lucia’s highly desired avenues, this prestigious St Lucia address is a 10 minute walk from the University of Queensland, Ironside State School, St Lucia Golf Links and Hundred Acre Bar, and a host of local conveniences.
Bespoke features and stylised finishes demonstrate the attention to detail, where bright whites, grey, plantation shutters, oak, glass and polished stainless steel are the continued themes appearing throughout, all displayed in pristine condition.
From the formal entry foyer, a wide hall with Tasmanian Oak flooring leads into the impeccable living areas of the home. Ceiling heights of 2.75m add to the sense of volume. With an its own exclusive entrance and currently utilised as an office and learning space, the front bedroom room poses the ideal guest suite, having a beautifully styled bathroom with walk-in shower opposite. Double doors open to a media room, a north-facing lounge with a restful outlook to tiered, manicured gardens.
Living, dining, cooking, entertaining. Spaces are connected yet flow to the outdoors.
Whether selecting a book to read from the Craig Madders’ custom designed cabinetry that fills one wall of the living room, deciding to stand at the impressive Caesarstone island with friends to share a pre-dinner drink, or choosing to dine in or outside on the terrace overlooking the pool, the ease of liveability here is perfect for our Queensland lifestyle.
Two corner meeting banks of bifold doors open to welcome the outdoors in. Glass balustrades edge the formal 5.5m x 4m salt water pool, and durable, matt-finished porcelain tiles that stylishly and ever so practically surround the home, offer terraced seating areas.
Kitchen design that is functional, streamlined and filled with innovative appliances and inclusions are the must-haves of today’s gourmet cook. A Blanco 900mm gas cooker and canopy rangehood, built-in Ilve microwave and Miele semi-integrated dishwasher are the appliances chosen to perform well. Extensive Vortek design cabinet storage, soft closing drawers, pendant lighting, Caesarstone benchtops and splashback and a separate wet area with dual sinks and pull-out spray tap are thoughtful extras.
Step through to the very large butler’s pantry with its comprehensive storage and shelving areas, sink, stone topped work and appliance surfaces and twin Vintec under bench wine fridges that hold a total of 100 bottles. Cleverly, a door from the pantry leads into the double garage, making bringing groceries into the kitchen a piece of cake.
Ascend a timber staircase with stainless steel and glass balustrades to the upper level of the home where a spacious family living and media area is complete with study nook and a front facing patio that welcome breezes. Perfect for families of all ages and stages, there is a luxurious and ultra-indulgent private master wing, three king-sized bedrooms (one of which is ensuited), an additional study and central, sectioned bathroom with facilities offering vanity/powder area, shower and bathroom and separate toilet room. Busy families will love this feature.
Through double doors into the master suite, this gorgeous, parents only retreat spans one end of the upper level. Wraparound windows to the front allow plenty of light, while blockout and sheer curtains can be adjusted to suit the time of day. Walk through an enormous his and hers robe and dressing area and into the lavish ensuite. A room of great size and seclusion, there is a freestanding, two-person bath with floor filler tap, walk in rain shower, separate toilet and a wall length vanity unit offering dual contemporary rectangular basins and extraordinary levels of storage.
You’ll love the tiles and quality fittings that feature in all bathrooms. Brilliant white gloss subway and honeycomb tile designs carry from floor to ceiling, elongated niche shelves are beautifully practical, limited use of glass shower screens enable ease of cleaning, and mirrored cabinets ably reflect light. Grey floors in an anti-slip porcelain ground all bathrooms.
A semi walk-in linen robe of several metres capably meets the storage needs of those residing in a home of this size.
Of course, the whole residence is air conditioned with an extremely capable Daikin system, working effortlessly on the hottest of Brisbane days. Fans to all rooms circulate air that the natural cross-ventilation provides. With LED lights throughout, 20 solar panels on the roof and instantaneous gas hot water supply, energy costs are minimised. Connection for a gas fireplace has already been installed in one wall of the downstairs living area, should it be required in the future. A security alarm system is installed for peace of mind.
For those who love gardening and growing their own food, tiered gardens accessed by two sets of steps see raised vege and herb beds and a level grassed terrace, concrete walls covered in climbers and creepers, and masses of Gardenia Grandiflora offering perfume and beautiful white flowers to cut and bring inside.
The owners have created a home that is not only appealing, superbly comfortable and functional for their needs, but one that will be easily maintained in the years to come, incorporating durable interior and exterior finishes through its construction.
Whether commuting to the CBD or working from home, have children studying at uni, or desiring of an upmarket location that is within easy reach of quality schools and fantastic shopping and dining, St Lucia has it all. The city is 6km away by car, with Toowong Village, Indooroopilly Shopping Centre and St Peters Lutheran College a 5 minute drive away.