Sky-high luxe living
This spacious Sentinel on the River penthouse dazzles with its brilliant features and then, of course, there are the unsurpassable vistas
THIS sky-home takes luxury to new heights.
Welcome to the Sentinel on the River penthouse – four levels of grandeur in the Surfers Paradise riverside village of Budds Beach.
Homeowner Ann Foreman was initially drawn to the outlook when she bought the three-bedroom residence in 2011.
“We had been looking for a penthouse that had spectacular views and also felt like home to us,” she said.
“The unique design of the building and the way it is situated on the main river with views of the ocean as well, really hooked us. We saw beautiful glittering views from every viewpoint at night with the ocean being the perfect backdrop rather than a view of blackness.”
The apartment was designed for family living with plenty of areas to relax and unwind. Ms Foreman said she and her family spent plenty of time in the main living area.
“The soaring double height ceilings in the main living area provide an openness to the views that can only be described by experiencing them,” she said.
“We enjoy this area for entertaining as well as for ourselves. It is such a beautiful area to enjoy just sitting, relaxing and taking in the views that will never be lost. We often sit in there and watch the whales popping up out of the ocean or the dolphins in the river.”
The house-like residence has three ensuited bedrooms, a home theatre, bar, office, gym and balconies on every level.
“The home is designed to flow so well with