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This lux­u­ri­ous res­i­dence at Seven Hills is a HIA award win­ner and boasts an im­pres­sive mix of indoor and out­door liv­ing.

Krys­tal Hansen ALL the lux­u­ries of life are found in this Seven Hills home, nes­tled away from busy main roads, yet only a short drive to the city.

Win­ning a HIA de­sign award in 2006, this four-year-old house has been built to make the most of Queens­land’s long sum­mer days.

The liv­ing, fam­ily and din­ing ar­eas are lo­cated on the top level to­wards the rear of the home, and have stun­ning English Oak floor­boards, which have been re­cently re­pol­ished.

Nat­u­ral light streams into the liv­ing ar­eas from the high win­dows and the rear glass wall.

Man­ag­ing the light­ing and au­dio vis­ual equip­ment is a wire­less Sonos and C-Bus multi-room con­trol sys­tem. A se­cu­rity sys­tem is also in­stalled.

The un­der­cover, tiled out­door en­ter- tain­ing area has a built-in bar­be­cue, wood-fired pizza oven and bar fridge.

To merge the out­door and indoor liv­ing ar­eas sim­ply open a set of large glass slid­ing doors.

The salt­wa­ter pool is so­lar heated, safety fenced and is vis­i­ble from the liv­ing room through the glass wall.

Four car­peted bed­rooms are also lo­cated on the top floor, with three of the rooms boast­ing built-in wardrobes and ac­cess to a shared bath­room, which fea­tures a sep­a­rate bath and shower, and stone van­ity.

The main bed­room has a walk-in wardrobe com­plete with shelv­ing and an en­suite with a his and hers stone van­ity and large shower.

The room also fea­tures a pri­vate bal­cony that looks out onto the quiet res­i­den­tial street.

An in­ter­nal tim­ber stair­case leads to the lower level and over­looks the street through a ceil­ing high strip of glass.

Down­stairs is a large me­dia room, which could also be utilised as a fifth bed­room.

It has its own en­suite and walk-in wardrobe, and has side ac­cess to the rear of the home.

The lower level also con­tains a sep­a­rate laun­dry and a stor­age room.

An­other stor­age room is lo­cated in the dou­ble lock-up garage, and there is even more stor­age space un­der­neath the home where five 1000-litre rain­wa­ter tanks are housed.

The stored wa­ter can be used for ir­ri­ga­tion and gar­dens.

Set on 541sq m, the home en­joys a north­east po­si­tion.

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