Bush­land re­treat is still near the city

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Bur­nett ( for­mer owner of the fa­mous Syd­ney home Boomerang) and wife Carolyn, pro­pri­etors of Peter’s Fish Mar­ket on Queens­land’s Gold Coast, are sell­ing their Du­ral home.

On more than 3ha of lawn, gar­dens and nat­u­ral bush, the grand six- bed­room home has its own lake with Monet- style foot­bridge. The cen­tre of the home is a rain­for­est atrium open to the sky.

The es­tate is 35 min­utes by free­way from Syd­ney’s CBD. It has four bath­rooms, two open fire­places and a large games room with bar.

The liv­ing space has floor- to- ceil­ing glass and over­looks the pool, lake, ten­nis court and land­scaped grounds. The home sits at the end of a private tree- lined drive­way. The sell­ing agents are Harry Martin and Al­fons Jak­stas of Clas­sique Res­i­den­tial. Ad­dress: 1029 Old North­ern Road, Du­ral, NSW Price range: $ 3.7 mil­lion to $ 3.95 mil­lion 2BLUESTONE,

a Fed­er­a­tion- style home­stead at the end of a paved drive­way, is the home of prop­erty in­vestors and de­vel­op­ers Alex and Cherie Panas. It is a five- bed­room ex­ec­u­tive home on nearly 8.5ha. The es­tate has rid­ing trails, dres­sage arena, pool and room to en­ter­tain pool­side in the log­gia- style pavil­ion.

The home has high dec­o­ra­tive ceil­ings and an or­nate fire­place. There are for­mal and in­for­mal liv­ing and din­ing rooms and the mas­ter bed­room has a walk- in wardrobe, dress­ing room, en­suite with cor­ner spa. It has re­verse- cy­cle air­con­di­tion­ing, a bore, six wa­ter tanks, an an­i­mal shed, a garage for four cars and a car­port for an­other four. The sell­ing agents are Toop and Toop and L. J. Hooker, Stir­ling. Ad­dress: 20 Ci­chon Road, Bridge­wa­ter SA Price: $ 3.5 mil­lion 3THE

coun­try home of lead­ing le­gal cou­ple Stephen and Mar­i­anne Stern ( he’s a part­ner with Corrs Cham­bers West­garth and she’s an in­tel­lec­tual prop­erty bar­ris­ter), is on the mar­ket.

They bought the prop­erty in 1994 and ren­o­vated it into an el­e­gant five- bed­room, three- bath­room home away from home.

Set on about 1.7ha, it has views of the sur­round­ing vine­yards and West­ern Port.

There are for­mal and in­for­mal liv­ing ar­eas, a bar and a par­ents’ wing with a study, en­suite bath­room and walk- in wardrobe.

It also boasts a sep­a­rate of­fice or guest ac­com­mo­da­tion, and lock- up garag­ing.

Also on of­fer is an ad­di­tional 10ha planted with pinot noir and chardon­nay grapes, with sheds, a dam and pump­ing rights. The buyer of the house will have first right to pur­chase the ad­join­ing vine­yard.

The list­ing agents are Prue McLaugh­lin and Andrew Hines of Kay and Bur­ton, Flin­ders. Ad­dress: 105 Tucks Road, Main Ridge, Vic Price: $ 3.2 mil­lion ($ 1.7 mil­lion- plus for house/ land, $ 1.3- 1.5 mil­lion for vine­yard)

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