JUST like a tropical hideaway, but this five-bedroom home is nestled in the Hills just 30 minutes from the city. Agent Scott Torney says the outdoor area finished with a Bali hat over the spa is paradise in the suburbs. ‘‘The outdoor area is very picturesque, with a pool and spa which overlook a treefilled reserve,’’ he said.
The under-cover outdoor entertaining area is complete with a barbecue kitchen and is positioned above the pool area, creating delightful views for guests while they enjoy a meal.
Night-time entertaining is a breeze with the remote-controlled disco lighting.
While enjoying the fresh night air, take a dip under the stars in the solar and gasheated swimming pool.
The resort lifestyle continues inside this well-designed and master-built home.
‘‘This is a sophisticated home for an upmarket family,’’ Mr Torney says.
Split over three levels, the master bedroom, children’s bedrooms and living areas are each devoted, well-defined spaces.
The entry is on the mid-level and spills on to the open formal lounge room.
The master bedroom is on the opposite side of the entry, making the lounge a perfect parents’ retreat. The bedroom is complete with stunning en suite and large walk-in wardrobe.
Follow the stairs down to the main living space to find a fantastic modern kitchen that will wow any gourmet chef with its granite benchtops and European appliances, including an integrated dishwasher.
It is complete with island breakfast bar, fixed bar stools, telephone station and the huge walkin pantry. The living area, finished with hardwood floors, is set higher than the backyard and hu picture windows maximise views over the stu ning outdoors.
The home’s upper level features three doub bedrooms, two fitted with built-in wardrobes a one with a compact walk-in wardrobe.
There is a good-size games room, a great pla for the kids to play while parents entertain.
This room would also suit teenagers, allowi them some privacy as they relax with frien Mr Torney says: ‘‘This home is really design
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Set on a large 1313sq m block, the home is peacefully tucked away in an exclusive enclave yet is still close to local shops and schools.
Major roads are located nearby, making the trip into the city easy.
But it may be hard for new owners to tear themselves away from their own slice of tropical heaven.