LUXE LIFE­STYLE ON THE BEACH

Cap­ture the sea breezes from ev­ery room of your own pri­vate re­treat in this ul­tra-mod­ern, lux­u­ri­ous five-bed­room home, with plenty of stylish space in­side and out to un­wind and en­ter­tain

The Weekend Post - Real Estate - - Front Page - HOT PROP­ERTY ROWAN SPARKES

YOU will feel like you’ve es­caped to your very own trop­i­cal oa­sis liv­ing in this ex­quis­ite fivebed­room re­treat at Port Douglas.

Known as Tugela, this lav­ish prop­erty was cus­tom de­signed by lux­ury life­style busi­ness Molori and is sim­ply per­fec­tion for dis­cern­ing buy­ers who value peace and tran­quil­lity.

Nes­tled in the premier Beach­front Mi­rage Es­tate, one of the Port Douglas’ most sought af­ter ad­dresses, the prop­erty is primely po­si­tioned for easy liv­ing and re­lax­ation.

The trop­i­cal haven of­fers ab­so­lute pri­vacy, while still be­ing in close prox­im­ity to ev­ery­thing you could need, with di­rect ac­cess to Four Mile Beach and a two-minute drive to the cen­tral shop­ping and din­ing hub of Macrossan St.

LJ Hooker Port Douglas sales­per­son Shane Wight said 31 Beach­front Mi­rage pre­sented a rare real es­tate op­por­tu­nity for high-end buy­ers.

“En­ter­ing past the tri­fecta of cas­cad­ing wa­ter­falls, tran­quil pond and trop­i­cal gar­dens brings you to the grand en­trance fea­tur­ing re­tractable wooden and glass doors, win­dows, floor­boards and high ceil­ings,” he said.

“The home de­sign cap­tures nat­u­ral light, Co­ral Sea breezes and the spirit of the trop­i­cal sur­round­ings, with re­tractable floor-to-ceil­ing doors through­out.”

Mr Wight said the ex­pan­sive abode was an

PRICE: $2.5m ne­go­tiable AGENT: LJ Hooker Port Douglas Shane Wight, 0409 417 316 Michael Sam­son, 0403 066 189 en­ter­tainer’s dream. “The ground floor com­prises open-plan and ul­tra-mod­ern kitchen, din­ing and lounge spa­ces, as well as an amaz­ing out­door en­ter­tain­ing area, with bar­be­cue,” he said.

“You will also find a sep­a­rate ca­sual lounge room and ad­di­tional home cinema or me­dia room on this level, as well as two bed­rooms.

“Lo­cated on the top floor is the lux­u­ri­ous mas­ter suite, with a large pri­vate ter­race over­look­ing the pool and beau­ti­ful en­suite.

“Two other bed­rooms are also on this level and open out to their own pri­vate court­yards, one over­look­ing the pool and one over­look­ing the cas­cad­ing wa­ter­falls and pond. The out­door ar­eas are sim­ply amaz­ing and in­clude the tran­quil in­fin­ity pool and spa, along with mul­ti­ple deck and sun­lounge ar­eas.

“The in­door and out­door liv­ing spa­ces per­fectly com­bine, mak­ing this prop­erty the per­fect place to live, re­lax and en­ter­tain.”

AT the best of times, open homes in one of Cairns’ most sought-af­ter sub­urbs at­tract 10-30 groups in one ses­sion, so 10 times the usual at­ten­tion would be im­pos­si­ble to pic­ture.

RE/MAX agent Mat Fo­ley was left ex­hausted and with writer’s cramp as he took de­tails from 123 groups who stormed through 10 Glen­lea St, Edge Hill, in 50 min­utes on Sun­day.

“It was pretty ex­cit­ing, ev­ery­one that was there was very in­ter­ested,” Mr Fo­ley said

“Some of the groups had three or four peo­ple in them, so es­ti­mate some­where be­tween 250300 peo­ple in about 50 min­utes. The first of­fer came in on Tues­day but I’ve al­ready sent out about 10 con­tracts,” he said on Wed­nes­day.

Edge Hill is known to be a bustling sub­urb, es­pe­cially on week­ends, with its ro­bust din­ing precinct and easy ac­cess to parks and trails.

But Mr Fo­ley de­scribed the in­cred­i­ble scenes at the 1965 lowset Queensland­er as “crazy” with the sub­urb’s Collins St-like traf­fic present at Glen­lea St.

“The street was full of cars and the line went from the front door, out through the front gate and then al­most to the neigh­bour’s prop­erty, in both di­rec­tions.

“I was pretty tired and prob­a­bly fin­ished work about 10pm on Sun­day night just purely be­cause the phone did not stop ring­ing – it was all about that one prop­erty.

“On Tues­day I was do­ing call backs and I got about a third of the way through and I al­most lost my voice.”

Mr Fo­ley said 10 Glen­lea St at­tracted a wide range of peo­ple but the ma­jor­ity were cur­rent home­own­ers from Edge Hill, Whit­field and nearby sub­urbs chas­ing a value in­vest­ment.

The four-bed­room house was listed for of­fers above $399,000, while ac­cord­ing to realestate.com.au, the me­dian price for fourbed­room houses at Edge Hill was $587,500.

“There’s a lot of po­ten­tial for this prop­erty. It’s on a 809 sqm block so you could sub­di­vide the back.

“It’s on con­crete stumps and could be very eas­ily lifted to add an­other storey and have some­thing mod­ern built un­der­neath.”

31 Beach­front Mi­rage, Port Douglas, is for sale through LJ Hooker Port Douglas.

A huge 123 groups walked through 10 Glen­lea St, Edge Hill, in 50 min­utes.

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